assembly Bill A441

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of pesticides at children's overnight or summer day camps

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Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.38
Feb 02, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.24
Jan 30, 2017 reported
Jan 17, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2017 referred to health

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A441 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1371
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Ren §1396 to be §1397, add §1396, Pub Health L; amd §33-0303, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4841, S5288
2015-2016: A129, S1420
2019-2020: A1051, S1145

A441 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of pesticides at children's overnight or summer day camps; provides an exception where emergency application is approved by local or state officials.

A441 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   441

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, GALEF, ENGLEBRIGHT, QUART, ZEBROWSKI,
  COOK, ABINANTI, ROSENTHAL, COLTON,  WEPRIN,  OTIS,  DINOWITZ,  THIELE,
  HARRIS,  SEPULVEDA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GOTTFRIED, LUPAR-
  DO, PERRY, RIVERA -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the environmental conservation
  law, in relation to prohibiting the use of  pesticides  at  children's
  overnight or summer day camp

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

  Section 1. Section 1396 of the public health law is renumbered section
1397 and a new section 1396 is added to read as follows:
  § 1396. PESTICIDE  ALTERNATIVES.  1.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION
"PESTICIDE"  SHALL  HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION
THIRTY-FIVE OF SECTION 33-0101 OF THE  ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION  LAW,
PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT IT SHALL NOT INCLUDE:
  (A)  THE  APPLICATION  OF ANTI-MICROBIAL PESTICIDES AND ANTI-MICROBIAL
PRODUCTS AS DEFINED BY FIFRA IN 7 U.S.C. SECTION 136 (MM) AND 136 Q  (H)
(2);
  (B) THE USE OF AN AEROSOL PRODUCT WITH A DIRECTED SPRAY, IN CONTAINERS
OF  EIGHTEEN FLUID OUNCES OR LESS, WHEN USED TO PROTECT INDIVIDUALS FROM
AN IMMINENT THREAT FROM STINGING AND BITING INSECTS, INCLUDING  VENOMOUS
SPIDERS, BEES, WASPS AND HORNETS;
  (C)  THE USE OF NON-VOLATILE INSECT OR RODENT BAIT IN A TAMPER RESIST-
ANT CONTAINER;
  (D) THE APPLICATION OF A PESTICIDE CLASSIFIED  BY  THE  UNITED  STATES
ENVIRONMENTAL  PROTECTION AGENCY AS AN EXEMPT MATERIAL UNDER 40 CFR PART
152.25;
  (E) THE USE OF BORIC ACID AND DISODIUM OCTABORATE TETRAHYDRATE; OR
  (F) THE USE OF  HORTICULTURAL  SOAP  AND  OILS  THAT  DO  NOT  CONTAIN
SYNTHETIC PESTICIDES OR SYNERGISTS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01068-01-7