senate Bill S155

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that the regulation of pesticides in New York state shall conform to the standards set by the environmental protection agency; repealer

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S155 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5318
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld Art 33 Titles 5, 7, 9, 9-A, 10 - 13, 15, §§33-0101, 33-0103, 33-0303, 33-0304 & 33-0305, add §33-0101, amd §33-0301, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6757, A7739

S155 - Summary

Provides that the regulation of pesticides in New York State shall conform to the standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency.

S155 - Sponsor Memo

S155 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   155

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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  the
  regulation of pesticides; and to repeal certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Titles 5, 7, 9, 9-A, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 15 of article 33 of
the environmental conservation law are REPEALED.
  S 2. Section 33-0101 of the environmental conservation law is REPEALED
and a new section 33-0101 is added to read as follows:
S 33-0101. DEFINITIONS.
  1. "PESTICIDE" MEANS:
  A. ANY SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE OR  SUBSTANCES  INTENDED  FOR  PREVENTING,
DESTROYING, REPELLING, OR MITIGATING ANY PEST; AND
  B.  ANY SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE OF SUBSTANCES INTENDED FOR USE AS A PLANT
REGULATOR, DEFOLIANT OR DESICCANT.
  2. "DESICCANT" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE OF  SUBSTANCES  INTENDED
FOR ARTIFICIALLY ACCELERATING THE DRYING OF PLANT TISSUE.
  3.  "FUNGICIDE"  MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE OF SUBSTANCES INTENDED
FOR PREVENTING, DESTROYING, REPELLING, OR MITIGATING ANY FUNGI.
  4. "RODENTICIDE" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE OF SUBSTANCES INTENDED
FOR PREVENTING, DESTROYING, REPELLING,  OR  MITIGATING  RODENTS  OR  ANY
OTHER  VERTEBRATE  ANIMALS  WHICH THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DECLARE TO BE A
PEST.
  5. "DEFOLIANT" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE OF  SUBSTANCES  INTENDED
FOR  CAUSING THE LEAVES OR FOLIAGE TO DROP FROM A PLANT, WITH OR WITHOUT
CAUSING ABSCISSION.
  6. "HERBICIDE" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE OF  SUBSTANCES  INTENDED
FOR PREVENTING, DESTROYING, REPELLING, OR MITIGATING ANY WEED.

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

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