senate Bill S5472A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Institutes a moratorium on the distribution, sale or use of glyphosate until a task force completes a study regarding the safety, alternatives and use of such compound

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (4)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 15, 2016 print number 5472a
Jan 15, 2016 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
May 14, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

S5472 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0115, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S127
2019-2020: S223

S5472 - Summary

Institutes a moratorium on the distribution, sale or use of glyphosate until a task force completes a study regarding the safety, alternatives and use of such compound.

S5472 - Sponsor Memo

S5472 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5472

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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
  instituting  a  moratorium on the distribution, sale or use of glypho-
  sate until a task force completes a study regarding the safety, alter-
  natives and use of such compound

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 37-0115 to read as follows:
S 37-0115. PROHIBITION AGAINST USE OF GLYPHOSATE.
  1. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-
NY OR CORPORATION SHALL DISTRIBUTE, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE OR USE  GLYPHO-
SATE  OR  ANY PRODUCTS CONTAINING GLYPHOSATE WITHIN NEW YORK STATE UNTIL
JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, "GLYPHOSATE" SHALL MEAN A SYNTHET-
IC COMPOUND THAT IS A NON-SELECTIVE SYSTEMIC HERBICIDE,  ALSO  KNOWN  AS
N-(PHOSPHONOMETHYL) GLYCINE WITH A CHEMICAL FORMULA OF C3H8NO5P.
  3.  THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT A GLYPHOSATE TASK
FORCE WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS:
  (A) THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT, OR THE  COMMISSIONER'S  DESIG-
NEE.
  (B)  THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, OR SUCH COMMISSION-
ER'S DESIGNEE.
  (C) THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS,  OR
SUCH COMMISSIONER'S DESIGNEE.
  (D)  A  REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK'S COLLEGE
OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND FORESTRY, APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
  (E) A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE NEW YORK FARM BUREAU, APPOINTED  BY  THE
GOVERNOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11039-01-5

S5472A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0115, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S127
2019-2020: S223

S5472A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Institutes a moratorium on the distribution, sale or use of glyphosate until a task force completes a study regarding the safety, alternatives and use of such compound.

S5472A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5472A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5472--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental 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  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  instituting a moratorium on the distribution, sale or use  of  glypho-
  sate until a task force completes a study regarding the safety, alter-
  natives and use of such compound

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

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 37-0115 to read as follows:
S 37-0115. PROHIBITION AGAINST USE OF GLYPHOSATE.
  1. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-
NY  OR CORPORATION SHALL DISTRIBUTE, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE OR USE GLYPHO-
SATE OR ANY PRODUCTS CONTAINING GLYPHOSATE WITHIN NEW YORK  STATE  UNTIL
JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, "GLYPHOSATE" SHALL MEAN A SYNTHET-
IC  COMPOUND  THAT  IS A NON-SELECTIVE SYSTEMIC HERBICIDE, ALSO KNOWN AS
N-(PHOSPHONOMETHYL) GLYCINE WITH A CHEMICAL FORMULA OF C3H8NO5P.
  3. THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT A GLYPHOSATE  TASK
FORCE WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS:
  (A)  THE  COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT, OR THE COMMISSIONER'S DESIG-
NEE.
  (B) THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, OR SUCH  COMMISSION-
ER'S DESIGNEE.
  (C)  THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS, OR
SUCH COMMISSIONER'S DESIGNEE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11039-02-6

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.