assembly Bill A8889

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale and distribution of glyphosate and products containing glyphosate

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Jan 05, 2018 referred to environmental conservation

A8889 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S126
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0115, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5471
2019-2020: A6899, S225

A8889 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale and distribution of glyphosate and products containing glyphosate.

A8889 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8889

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  O'DONNELL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the  sale  and  distribution  of  glyphosate and products
  containing glyphosate

  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:
§ 37-0115. PROHIBITION OF GLYPHOSATE AND PRODUCTS CONTAINING 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.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, GLYPHOSATE SHALL MEAN A SYNTHETIC
COMPOUND  THAT  IS  A  NON-SELECTIVE  SYSTEMIC  HERBICIDE, ALSO KNOWN AS
N-(PHOSPHONOMETHYL) GLYCERINE WITH A CHEMICAL FORMULA OF C3H8NO5P.
  3. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE  SUCH  RULES  AND  REGU-
LATIONS  AS  IT SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation  of  this act on its effective date is authorized and directed to
be made and completed on or before such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
A                                                          LBD05604-01-7