senate Bill S5816

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the birds and bees protection act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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May 15, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S5816 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§33-1301, 49-0203 & 11-0305, En Con L

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 (view more) and requires the department of environmental conservation to make recommendations to the department of transportation on the species of plantings and the application of pesticides.

S5816 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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