|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 28, 2021||signed chap.19|
|Jan 27, 2021||delivered to governor|
|Jan 25, 2021||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading cal.29
substituted for a1263
|Jan 12, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 11, 2021||ordered to third reading cal.52|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to rules|
senate Bill S899Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S899 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Environmental Conservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §33-1301, En Con L (as proposed in S.6502-A & A.732-B)
S899 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Authorizes the department of environmental conservation to allow the use of glyphosate on state property: to maintain critical infrastructure; to manage roadside vegetation to ensure public safety; habitat management for the control of invasive species, noxious weeds, and pests of significant public health importance, and the protection of critical native plant species; and for research purposes to develop sustainable alternatives for agricultural and environmental usages, as well as research regarding the environmental motility of glyphosate.
S899 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S899 SPONSOR: SERRANO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the use of glyphosate on state property PURPOSE: This is a chapter amendment that makes changes to provisions of L.2020, c.378. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation amends the underlying chapter by allowing for glypho- sate to be applied on state property in limited circumstances where the herbicide is being directly applied, with no human exposure, in order to maintain critical infrastructure, control invasive species, or other very limited circumstances.
S899 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 899 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the use of glyphosate on state property THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 12 of section 33-1301 of the environmental conservation law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2020 amending the environmental conservation law relating to prohibiting the use of glyphosate on state property, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 6502-A and A. 732-B, is amended to read as follows: 12. For any state department, agency, public benefit corporation or any pesticide applicator employed thereby as a contractor or subcontrac- tor to apply glyphosate on state property, PROVIDED THAT THE APPLICATION OF GLYPHOSATE ON STATE PROPERTY IS PERMITTED ONLY FOR (A) DIRECT APPLI- CATION IN CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN THERE IS NO ACTUAL OR SIGNIFICANT THREAT OF DIRECT HUMAN EXPOSURE AND NO EFFECTIVE AND PRACTICABLE ALTERNATIVE, AND (B) FOR THE FOLLOWING USES, PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT: (I) TO MAINTAIN CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE; (II) TO MANAGE ROADSIDE VEGETATION TO ENSURE PUBLIC SAFETY; (III) HABITAT MANAGEMENT FOR THE CONTROL OF INVASIVE SPECIES IDENTI- FIED PURSUANT TO TITLE SEVENTEEN OF ARTICLE NINE OF THIS CHAPTER, PESTS OF SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH IMPORTANCE, NOXIOUS WEEDS DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT AS INJURIOUS TO ECOSYSTEM HEALTH, AND THE PROTECTION OF CRIT- ICAL NATIVE PLANT SPECIES; AND (IV) FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES TO DEVELOP SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVES FOR AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL USAGES, AS WELL AS RESEARCH REGARDING THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOTILITY OF GLYPHOSATE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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