|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 01, 2023||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|May 15, 2023||advanced to third reading|
|May 10, 2023||2nd report cal.|
|May 09, 2023||1st report cal.821|
|Mar 23, 2023||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S5957
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5957 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5957 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits the application of pesticides to certain local freshwater wetlands for local governments that have implemented a freshwater wetlands protection law; provides that any local law or ordinance adopted pursuant to this section shall take effect on the first day of January after it shall have been adopted.
S5957 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5957 SPONSOR: HARCKHAM TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the application of pesticides to certain local freshwater wetlands PURPOSE OF A BILL: Prohibits the application of pesticides to certain local freshwater wetlands SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new section 24-0513, Local freshwater wetlands pesticide prohibition. Section 2: States the effective date.
S5957 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5957 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 23, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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 application of pesticides to certain local freshwater wetlands 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 24-0513 to read as follows: § 24-0513. LOCAL FRESHWATER WETLANDS PESTICIDE PROHIBITION. A LOCAL GOVERNMENT THAT HAS IMPLEMENTED A FRESHWATER WETLANDS PROTECTION LAW OR ORDINANCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 24-0501 OF THIS TITLE MAY ADOPT A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE TO PROHIBIT THE APPLICATION OF PESTICIDES TO WETLANDS IT REGULATES; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY SUCH LAW OR ORDINANCE SHALL NOT PROHIBIT PESTICIDE APPLICATIONS FOR THE CONTROL OF INVASIVE SPECIES IDENTIFIED PURSUANT TO TITLE 17 OF ARTICLE 9 OF THIS CHAPTER, PESTS OF SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH IMPORTANCE, NOXIOUS WEEDS DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT AS INJURIOUS TO ECOSYSTEM HEALTH, OR FOR THE PROTECTION OF CRITICAL NATIVE PLANT SPECIES. ANY LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL TAKE EFFECT ON THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY AFTER IT SHALL HAVE BEEN ADOPTED. § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09966-01-3
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