senate Bill S225

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale and distribution of glyphosate and products containing glyphosate

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S225 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6899
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: S5471
2017-2018: S126, A8889

S225 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S225 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S225 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   225

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KRUEGER -- 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 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. Effective immediately, 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.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05486-01-9

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