senate Bill S191A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the phase-out of state use of pesticides on state property and for state agency pest management plans

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2014 print number 191a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S191 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9890
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33 Title 8 ยงยง33-0801 & 33-0803, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S42
2009-2010: S4043A

S191 - Summary

Provides for the phase-out on varying time schedules of state use of various categories of pesticides on state property; provides that it does not apply to certain antimicrobial pesticides; requires the department of environmental conservation to adopt a pest management plan for every state department, agency, and public benefit corporation; provides for waivers and exemptions.

S191 - Sponsor Memo

S191 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   191

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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
  phase-out of state use of pesticides

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature  finds  and  declares
that pesticides are linked to a number of acute and chronic health prob-
lems  and  that  it  is  therefore  the policy of the state to phase-out
pesticide use by the government for many pest control  purposes  and  to
adopt  a  pest  control policy that substantially relies on non-chemical
pest control strategies.
  S 2. Article 33 of the environmental conservation law  is  amended  by
adding a new title 8 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 8
                           PHASE-OUT OF STATE
                            USE OF PESTICIDES
SECTION 33-0801. DEFINITIONS.
        33-0803. PHASE-OUT OF STATE USE OF PESTICIDES.
S 33-0801. DEFINITIONS.
  AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1.  "ANTIMICROBIAL PESTICIDE" MEANS A PESTICIDE THAT:  (A) IS INTENDED
TO DISINFECT, SANITIZE, REDUCE, OR MITIGATE  GROWTH  OR  DEVELOPMENT  OF
MICROBIOLOGICAL ORGANISMS; (B) IS INTENDED TO PROTECT INANIMATE OBJECTS,
INDUSTRIAL  PROCESSES  OR  SYSTEMS,  SURFACES,  WATER, OR OTHER CHEMICAL
SUBSTANCES FROM  CONTAMINATION,  FOULING,  OR  DETERIORATION  CAUSED  BY
BACTERIA,  VIRUSES,  FUNGI,  PROTOZOA,  ALGAE,  OR  SLIME; OR (C) IN THE
INTENDED USE IS EXEMPT FROM, OR OTHERWISE NOT SUBJECT  TO,  A  TOLERANCE
UNDER APPROPRIATE PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00246-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S191A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9890
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33 Title 8 ยงยง33-0801 & 33-0803, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S42
2009-2010: S4043A

S191A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the phase-out on varying time schedules of state use of various categories of pesticides on state property; provides that it does not apply to certain antimicrobial pesticides; requires the department of environmental conservation to adopt a pest management plan for every state department, agency, and public benefit corporation; provides for waivers and exemptions.

S191A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S191A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 191--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SQUADRON, HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental  Conservation  -- recommitted to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation in accordance with Senate Rule 6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  phase-out of state use of pesticides

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings. The legislature finds and declares
that pesticides are linked to a number of acute and chronic health prob-
lems and that it is therefore the  policy  of  the  state  to  phase-out
pesticide  use  by  the government for many pest control purposes and to
adopt a pest control policy that substantially  relies  on  non-chemical
pest control strategies.
  S  2.  Article  33 of the environmental conservation law is amended by
adding a new title 8 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 8
                           PHASE-OUT OF STATE
                            USE OF PESTICIDES
SECTION 33-0801. DEFINITIONS.
        33-0803. PHASE-OUT OF STATE USE OF PESTICIDES.
S 33-0801. DEFINITIONS.
  AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1. "ANTIMICROBIAL PESTICIDE" MEANS A PESTICIDE THAT:  (A) IS  INTENDED
TO  DISINFECT,  SANITIZE,  REDUCE,  OR MITIGATE GROWTH OR DEVELOPMENT OF
MICROBIOLOGICAL ORGANISMS; (B) IS INTENDED TO PROTECT INANIMATE OBJECTS,
INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES OR SYSTEMS,  SURFACES,  WATER,  OR  OTHER  CHEMICAL
SUBSTANCES  FROM  CONTAMINATION,  FOULING,  OR  DETERIORATION  CAUSED BY

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

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