senate Bill S6641

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of the chemical methoprene

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


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Feb 02, 2016 referred to environmental conservation

S6641 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8715
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
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: S4819, A6336
2019-2020: S4314, A6366

S6641 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S6641 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6641 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6641

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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
  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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