assembly Bill A5169A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires notices relating to lawn pesticides to be printed in both the English and Spanish languages

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 24, 2020 signed chap.145
Aug 12, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.887
substituted for s5579a
Jul 20, 2020 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.161
rules report cal.161
reported
Jul 14, 2020 reported referred to rules
Mar 11, 2020 print number 5169a
Mar 11, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 07, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

A5169 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5579
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§33-1004 & 33-1005, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8483
2011-2012: A4681
2013-2014: A6135
2015-2016: A4451
2017-2018: A4936

A5169 - Summary

Requires the written notices, signs and markers required for pesticides for commercial and residential lawn application to be printed in both the English and Spanish languages and any other languages if the commissioner of environmental conservation deems it necessary.

A5169 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5169
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 7, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. RAMOS -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   requiring certain signs and notices relating to pesticides for commer-
   cial  or  residential  lawn  application  to be printed in the Spanish
   language in areas with a significant number of Spanish speaking  resi-
   dents
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1  of  section  33-1004  of  the
 environmental  conservation  law, as added by chapter 285 of the laws of
 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   a. All retail establishments that  sell  general  use  pesticides  for
 commercial  or residential lawn application shall display a sign meeting
 standards, established by the commissioner pursuant to  subdivision  one
 of  section  33-1005  of  this article, in a conspicuous place, and such
 sign shall be placed as close as possible to the place where such pesti-
 cides are displayed.  SUCH STANDARDS OF THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PROVIDE
 THAT IN AREAS OF THE STATE WITH A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF SPANISH SPEAKING
 RESIDENTS, THE SIGNS REQUIRED BY THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE PRINTED IN BOTH
 THE  ENGLISH  AND  SPANISH LANGUAGES.   THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH
 RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING WHAT CONSTITUTES A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF
 SPANISH SPEAKING RESIDENTS.
   § 2. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph  b  of  subdivision  1  of  section
 33-1004 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter 324
 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
   (i)  At  least forty-eight hours prior to any commercial lawn applica-
 tion of a pesticide, the person  or  business  making  such  application
 shall  supply written notice, as defined in subdivision three of section
 33-1005 of this article to:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07471-01-9

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A5169A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5579
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§33-1004 & 33-1005, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8483
2011-2012: A4681
2013-2014: A6135
2015-2016: A4451
2017-2018: A4936

A5169A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the written notices, signs and markers required for pesticides for commercial and residential lawn application to be printed in both the English and Spanish languages and any other languages if the commissioner of environmental conservation deems it necessary.

A5169A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5169--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 7, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. RAMOS -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation -- recommitted to the Committee on Envi-
   ronmental Conservation in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.  2  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   requiring certain signs and notices relating to pesticides for commer-
   cial or residential lawn application to be printed in both the English
   and Spanish languages
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph c of subdivision 1 of section
 33-1004 of the environmental conservation law, as added by  chapter  285
 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   (i)  All  persons performing residential lawn applications treating an
 area more than one hundred square feet shall affix markers to be  placed
 within  or  along  the  perimeter  of  the area where pesticides will be
 applied. Markers are to be placed so as to be clearly visible to persons
 immediately outside the perimeter of such property. [Such markers] MARK-
 ERS shall be posted at least twelve inches above the ground and shall be
 at least four inches by five inches in size. SUCH MARKERS  SHALL  BE  IN
 BOTH  THE  ENGLISH AND SPANISH LANGUAGES, AND ANY OTHER LANGUAGES IF THE
 COMMISSIONER DEEMS IT NECESSARY PURSUANT TO RULES AND REGULATIONS.
   § 2. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 33-1005 of  the
 environmental  conservation  law, as added by chapter 285 of the laws of
 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   The commissioner shall promulgate rules and  regulations  establishing
 uniform  standards  for  a consumer pesticide use information sign which
 shall be placed in retail establishments that sell  general  use  pesti-
 cides for commercial or residential lawn application. This sign SHALL BE
 IN  BOTH  THE  ENGLISH AND SPANISH LANGUAGES, AND ANY OTHER LANGUAGES IF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.