senate Bill S1145

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 11, 2019 referred to health

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S1145 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1051
Current Committee:
Senate Health
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: S5288, A4841
2015-2016: S1420, A129
2017-2018: S1371, A441

S1145 (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.

S1145 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1145 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1145

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CARLUCCI,  ADDABBO,  HOYLMAN,  SAVINO, SEPULVEDA,
  SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed 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.
  2. NO CAMP DEFINED IN SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND  TWO  OF  SECTION  THIRTEEN
HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THIS ARTICLE SHALL APPLY PESTICIDE TO ANY PLAY-

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

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