assembly Bill A3833

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires products containing glyphosate to have a warning label

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Jan 28, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A3833 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0119, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8595

A3833 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires products containing glyphosate to have a warning label stating that such product contains glyphosate and that glyphosate may be carcinogenic.

A3833 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3833
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DICKENS, ABINANTI, BARRON, EPSTEIN, HYNDMAN,
   GOTTFRIED, GLICK, PAULIN,  PICHARDO,  RICHARDSON,  SAYEGH,  SEAWRIGHT,
   SIMON,  TAYLOR, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GALEF -- read
   once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   requiring products containing glyphosate to have a warning label
 
   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 37-0119 to read as follows:
 § 37-0119. PRODUCTS CONTAINING GLYPHOSATE; WARNING LABEL.
   1.  ANY  PRODUCT  CONTAINING GLYPHOSATE WHICH IS DISTRIBUTED, SOLD, OR
 OFFERED FOR SALE OR USE IN THE STATE SHALL  HAVE  A  LABEL  CLEARLY  AND
 CONSPICUOUSLY  STATING  THAT  SUCH  PRODUCT CONTAINS GLYPHOSATE AND THAT
 GLYPHOSATE MAY BE CARCINOGENIC.
   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 on the ninetieth day 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 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.
                                                            LBD03745-01-1