|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S182
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S182 (ACTIVE) - Details
S182 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S182 SPONSOR: SERRANO TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to prohibit the use of glyphosate or any products containing glyphosate in certain parks, playgrounds and picnic areas. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the environmental conservation law by adding a new section 37-0115. Section two defines the chemical components of glyphosate and munici-
S182 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 182 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, COMRIE, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, PARKER -- 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. Effective immediately, the addition, amend- ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen- tation 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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