senate Bill S2203

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides definition of integrated pest management

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Mar 18, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2014 1st report cal.253
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 27, 2013 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 12, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 11, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 05, 2013 1st report cal.37
Jan 14, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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Mar 11, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Mar 11, 2014

Feb 5, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2203
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Feb 5, 2013

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S2203 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1172
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง33-0101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2775, A7129
2009-2010: S4949A, A4147

S2203 - Bill Texts

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Provides for definition of integrated pest management.

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BILL NUMBER:S2203

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in
relation to providing the definition of integrated pest management

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA: This bill defines integrated pest management
to provide a basis of understanding and common understanding of the
practice and intention.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Adds new subdivision 27-a to section
33-0101 of the Environmental Conservation Law to define integrated
pest management as a "systematic approach to managing pests that
utilizes a diversity of management options to minimize health,
environmental and economic risks and impacts.

These options may include biological, cultural, physical and chemical
tools to prevent pest infestations or reduce them to acceptable
levels.

JUSTIFICATION: Although integrated pest management (IPM) is often
touted as a means of reducing pesticide usage, New York State lacks a
clear definition of what this actually means. This legislation would
define IPM thus providing a clear and unified starting point for
future development and regulation. This definition was created in
consultation with Cornell University's NYS IPM Program and
representatives of other industry sectors.

The biological, cultural, physical and chemical tools provided for in
the definition are a starting point which infer a level of
understanding regarding the various options available to manage pest
infestations.

This level of knowledge or understanding may require an educational
element to be obtained by individuals or organizations that employ an
IPM system.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011,2012: S.2775/A.7129 Passed Senate
2009,2010: S.4949-A/A.4147-A Passed Senate 2007,2008: A.1096 Referred
to Environmental Conservation 2005,2006: A.1565 Referred to
Environmental Conservation 2003,2004: A.5928 Referred to Environmental
Conservation 2001,2002: A.462-A Passed Assembly 1999,2000: A.945-A
Referred to Environmental Conservation 1997,1998: A.4505-B Passed
Assembly 1995,1996: A.2072-A Passed Assembly

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: State agencies,
public authorities, and public benefit corporations will realize a
cost savings as a result of a reduction in pesticide use.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  2203

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. YOUNG, MAZIARZ, NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  providing the definition of integrated pest management

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

  Section 1. Section 33-0101 of the environmental  conservation  law  is
amended by adding a new subdivision 27-a to read as follows:
  27-A.  "INTEGRATED  PEST  MANAGEMENT"  MEANS  A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO
MANAGING PESTS THAT UTILIZES A DIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT OPTIONS TO  MINI-
MIZE HEALTH, ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC RISKS AND IMPACTS. THESE OPTIONS
MAY INCLUDE BIOLOGICAL, CULTURAL, PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL TOOLS TO PREVENT
PEST INFESTATIONS OR REDUCE THEM TO ACCEPTABLE LEVELS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02683-01-3

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