S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 18, 2013
Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conser-
AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
use of pesticides by commercial applicators
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 33-0725 of the environmental conservation law, as
added by chapter 648 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
S 33-0725. Approved agricultural AND COMMERCIAL uses.
A pesticide shall be used in accordance with its labeling. Unless the
labeling specifically prohibits such use, a pesticide registered for use
in New York state may be used for agricultural purposes [only] OR BY
COMMERCIAL APPLICATORS in a dosage, concentration or frequency less than
that specified on the labeling.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.