assembly Bill A8715

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of the chemical methoprene

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Apr 11, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 13, 2016 referred to environmental conservation

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A8715 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6641
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง33-1301, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3152
2011-2012: A7980
2013-2014: A8374
2017-2018: A6336, S4819
2019-2020: A6366, S4314

A8715 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of the chemical Methoprene, trade name ALTOSID, as a pesticide.

A8715 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8715

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. THIELE, ROSENTHAL, COLTON, OTIS -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting the use of Methoprene

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

  Section 1. Section 33-1301 of the environmental  conservation  law  is
amended by adding a new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
  12. FOR ANY PERSON TO USE ANY PESTICIDE CONTAINING THE ACTIVE INGREDI-
ENT  ISOPROPYL(2E, 4E)-11 METHOXY-3, 7, 11 TRIMETHYL-2, 4 DODECADIENOATE
(METHOPRENE) IN ANY STORM DRAIN, CONVEYANCE FOR WATER OR FISH HABITAT IN
ANY MUNICIPALITY ADJOINING THE LONG ISLAND SOUND AND THE ATLANTIC OCEAN,
AND THEIR CONNECTING WATER BODIES, BAYS, HARBORS, SHALLOWS  AND  MARSHES
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  AN  EMERGENCY  APPLICATION OF SUCH PESTICIDE MAY BE
MADE AS DETERMINED BY THE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IN CASES WHERE  THERE
IS A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO PUBLIC HEALTH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on January 1, 2017.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10680-01-5

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