Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020
referred to environmental conservation
|May 15, 2019
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S5816
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S5816 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S5816 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Enacts the birds and bees protection act; prohibits the sale of certain pesticides and requires the commissioner of environmental conservation to report on the use of certain pesticides; requires the department of environmental conservation to consider a strategy for the development of pollinator friendly lands; requires the department of environmental conservation to distribute information to protect migratory birds
2019-S5816 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5816 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to enacting the birds and bees protection act; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The idea of this bill is to prohibit the use of certain active ingredi- ents in pesticides that are known to cause harm to pollinators, and to reduce bird mortality. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one names this act the "birds and bees protection act." Section two adds a new subdivision 12 to section 33-1301 of the Environ- mental Conservation Law that would: *prohibit the sale of any pesticides with the active ingredients cloth-
2019-S5816 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5816 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 15, 2019 ___________ 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 enacting the birds and bees protection act; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "birds and bees protection act". § 2. Section 33-1301 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 12 to read as follows: 12. A. BEGINNING JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, A MANUFACTUR- ER SHALL NOT SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE, ANY PESTICIDES WITH THE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS CLOTHIANIDIN, IMIDACLOPRID, THIAMETHOXAM, DINOTEFURAN, ACETAMIPRID, THIACLOPRID, NITHIAZINE, OR FIPRONIL WITHIN THE STATE. B. BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, A PERSON SHALL NOT SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, OR USE PESTICIDES WITH THE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS CLOTHIANIDIN, IMIDACLOPRID, THIAMETHOXAM, DINOTEFURAN, ACETAMIPRID, THIACLOPRID, NITHIAZINE, OR FIPRONIL WITHIN THE STATE. C. BY JANUARY FIFTEENTH, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SIX, THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS, SHALL REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON: (1) THE LATEST PUBLISHED AND PEER-REVIEWED EVIDENCE ON WHETHER USE OF NEONICOTINOIDS AND FIPRONIL CAUSES UNREASONABLE ADVERSE EFFECTS ON HONEYBEES, NATIVE INSECT POLLINATORS, AND BIRDS; AND (2) THE IMPACTS, COSTS, AND BENEFITS TO RESUMING THE USE OF SUCH INSECTICIDES. D. THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO PET CARE PRODUCTS USED TO MITI- GATE FLEAS, MITES, TICKS, HEARTWORMS, OR OTHER ANIMALS THAT ARE HARMFUL TO THE HEALTH OF A DOMESTICATED ANIMAL; PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS USED TO EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11358-01-9
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