Under existing law, the use of biosolids composed of treated human sewage as fertilizer for agricultural purposes is not regulated
This bill would require the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to regulate the use of biosolids as fertilizer for agricultural purposes subject to the minimum requirements of this bill. The department would also be charged with enforcement of this act
The bill would also levy a tax on the delivery of biosolids earmarked for the administration of this act
Relating to the Department of Environmental Management; to authorize the department to regulate the use of biosolids composed of treated human sewage applied on land as a fertilizer or soil amendment for agricultural purposes subject to the minimum requirements of this act; to provide for enforcement of this act by the department; and to provide for a privilege license tax on any person, firm, or corporation selling or delivering for use any biosolids in this state.
|March 19, 2019||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Agriculture and Forestry|
|Bill Text||HB193 Alabama 2019 Session - Introduced|