assembly Bill A8483A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires notices relating to lawn pesticides to be printed in the Spanish language in areas of the state with a significant number of Spanish speaking residents

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to environmental conservation
Jun 10, 2009 print number 8483a
Jun 10, 2009 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
May 21, 2009 referred to environmental conservation

A8483 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5531
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§33-1004 & 33-1005, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4681
2013-2014: A6135
2015-2016: A4451
2017-2018: A4936
2019-2020: A5169

A8483 - Summary

Requires the written notices, signs and markers required for pesticides for commercial and residential lawn application to be printed in the Spanish language in areas of the state with a significant number of Spanish speaking residents.

A8483 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8483

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 21, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. RAMOS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLE-
  BRIGHT -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  requiring certain signs and notices relating to pesticides for commer-
  cial or residential lawn application to  be  printed  in  the  Spanish
  language  in areas with a significant number of Spanish speaking resi-
  dents

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraph  a  of  subdivision 1 of section 33-1004 of the
environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 285 of the  laws  of
2000, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  All  retail  establishments  that  sell general use pesticides for
commercial or residential lawn application shall display a sign  meeting
standards,  established  by the commissioner pursuant to subdivision one
of section 33-1005 of this article, in a  conspicuous  place,  and  such
sign shall be placed as close as possible to the place where such pesti-
cides  are displayed.   SUCH STANDARDS OF THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE
THAT IN AREAS OF THE STATE WITH A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF SPANISH SPEAKING
RESIDENTS, THE SIGNS REQUIRED BY THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE PRINTED IN BOTH
THE ENGLISH AND SPANISH LANGUAGES.
  S 2. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph  b  of  subdivision  1  of  section
33-1004  of  the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 285
of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  (i) At least forty-eight hours prior to any commercial  lawn  applica-
tion  of  a  pesticide,  the  person or business making such application
shall supply written notice, as defined in subdivision three of  section
33-1005  of  this  article, to occupants of all dwellings, as defined in
paragraph d of subdivision five of section 33-0905 of this  article,  on
abutting  property with a boundary that is within one hundred fifty feet

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11910-01-9

A8483A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5531
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§33-1004 & 33-1005, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4681
2013-2014: A6135
2015-2016: A4451
2017-2018: A4936
2019-2020: A5169

A8483A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the written notices, signs and markers required for pesticides for commercial and residential lawn application to be printed in the Spanish language in areas of the state with a significant number of Spanish speaking residents.

A8483A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A8483A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 8483--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 21, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. RAMOS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLE-
  BRIGHT -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  requiring certain signs and notices relating to pesticides for commer-
  cial  or  residential  lawn  application  to be printed in the Spanish
  language in areas with a significant number of Spanish speaking  resi-
  dents

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1  of  section  33-1004  of  the
environmental  conservation  law, as added by chapter 285 of the laws of
2000, is amended to read as follows:
  a. All retail establishments that  sell  general  use  pesticides  for
commercial  or residential lawn application shall display a sign meeting
standards, established by the commissioner pursuant to  subdivision  one
of  section  33-1005  of  this article, in a conspicuous place, and such
sign shall be placed as close as possible to the place where such pesti-
cides are displayed.  SUCH STANDARDS OF THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PROVIDE
THAT IN AREAS OF THE STATE WITH A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF SPANISH SPEAKING
RESIDENTS, THE SIGNS REQUIRED BY THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE PRINTED IN BOTH
THE  ENGLISH  AND  SPANISH LANGUAGES.   THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH
RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING WHAT CONSTITUTES A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF
SPANISH SPEAKING RESIDENTS.
  S 2. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph  b  of  subdivision  1  of  section
33-1004  of  the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 285
of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  (i) At least forty-eight hours prior to any commercial  lawn  applica-
tion  of  a  pesticide,  the  person or business making such application
shall supply written notice, as defined in subdivision three of  section

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11910-03-9