senate Bill S127

2017-2018 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

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


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Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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S127 (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:
2015-2016: S5472
2019-2020: S223

S127 (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.

S127 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S127 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   127

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

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:
§ 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-TWO.
  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

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