senate Bill S1002

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Institutes a moratorium on the distribution, sale or use of glyphosate until a task force completes a study regarding the safety, alternatives and use of such compound

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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S1002 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0119, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5472
2017-2018: S127
2019-2020: S223

S1002 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Institutes a moratorium on the distribution, sale or use of glyphosate until a task force completes a study regarding the safety, alternatives and use of such compound.

S1002 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1002 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1002
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KRUEGER -- 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
   instituting a moratorium on the distribution, sale or use  of  glypho-
   sate until a task force completes a study regarding the safety, alter-
   natives and use of such compound
 
   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. PROHIBITION AGAINST USE OF GLYPHOSATE.
   1. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-
 NY  OR CORPORATION SHALL DISTRIBUTE, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE OR USE GLYPHO-
 SATE OR ANY PRODUCTS CONTAINING GLYPHOSATE WITHIN NEW YORK  STATE  UNTIL
 JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SIX.
   2. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, "GLYPHOSATE" SHALL MEAN A SYNTHET-
 IC  COMPOUND  THAT  IS A NON-SELECTIVE SYSTEMIC HERBICIDE, ALSO KNOWN AS
 N-(PHOSPHONOMETHYL) GLYCINE WITH A CHEMICAL FORMULA OF C3H8NO5P.
   3. THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT A GLYPHOSATE  TASK
 FORCE WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS:
   (A)  THE  COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT, OR THE COMMISSIONER'S DESIG-
 NEE.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, OR SUCH  COMMISSION-
 ER'S DESIGNEE.
   (C)  THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS, OR
 SUCH COMMISSIONER'S DESIGNEE.
   (D) A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW  YORK'S  COLLEGE
 OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND FORESTRY, APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.

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

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