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
February 5, 2013
Introduced by Sen. O'BRIEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to
prohibiting the use of the herbicide atrazine
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 37-0115 to read as follows:
S 37-0115. PROHIBITION OF USE OF THE CHEMICAL ATRAZINE.
IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO DISTRIBUTE, SELL, OFFER FOR
SALE OR USE THE CHEMICAL ATRAZINE WITHIN THIS STATE OR DELIVER FOR
TRANSPORTATION OR TRANSPORT IN INTRASTATE COMMERCE OR BETWEEN POINTS
WITHIN THIS STATE THROUGH ANY POINT OUTSIDE THIS STATE.
S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2016; provided, however,
that effective immediately, the addition and/or repeal of any rule or
regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective
date is authorized and directed to be made and completed on or before
such effective date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.