senate Bill S3210

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of glyphosate and products containing glyphosate in certain parks, playgrounds and picnic areas

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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 20, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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S3210 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4971
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: S7141, A9364
2019-2020: S182, A732

S3210 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of glyphosate and products containing glyphosate in any park, playground or picnic area owned or operated by New York state, New York city, or any municipality.

S3210 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3210 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3210

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, COMRIE, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, PARKER,
  PERKINS -- 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 glyphosate and products  containing  glyphosate
  in certain parks, playgrounds and picnic areas

  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
             IN PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS AND PICNIC AREAS.
  1. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-
NY, CORPORATION, MUNICIPALITY OR GOVERNMENT ENTITY SHALL USE  GLYPHOSATE
OR  ANY PRODUCTS CONTAINING GLYPHOSATE IN ANY PARK, PLAYGROUND OR PICNIC
AREA OWNED OR OPERATED BY NEW YORK STATE, NEW YORK CITY, OR ANY  MUNICI-
PALITY THEREOF.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A)  GLYPHOSATE  MEANS  A  SYNTHETIC  COMPOUND THAT IS A NON-SELECTIVE
SYSTEMIC HERBICIDE, ALSO KNOWN AS N-(PHOSPHONOMETHYL) GLYCERINE  WITH  A
CHEMICAL FORMULA OF C3H8NO5P.
  (B) "MUNICIPALITY" MEANS A CITY, COUNTY, TOWN, VILLAGE, PUBLIC BENEFIT
CORPORATION  OR  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OR  AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT WITHIN A
CITY, COUNTY, TOWN OR VILLAGE, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF.
  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 on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
effective date.

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