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SECTION 33-1201
Pesticide sales and use computer data base
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 33, TITLE 12
§ 33-1201. Pesticide sales and use computer data base.

1. a. The department shall develop a pesticide sales and use computer
data base. The data base shall be maintained at the department.

b. Such data base shall consist of all information compiled from
reports submitted to the department pursuant to sections 33-1205 and
33-1207 of this title. Such reports shall be entered into and maintained
on a computerized data base and shall be updated annually. Information
obtained for and contained in the data base shall be accessible by
interested parties only to the extent permitted pursuant to the
provisions of subdivision two of this section and paragraph a of
subdivision 1 of section 33-1203 of this title.

2. The commissioner shall prepare an annual report summarizing
pesticide sales, quantity of pesticides used, category of applicator and
region of application. Pesticide data shall be compiled and reported by
both EPA registration number and by active ingredient. The commissioner
shall not provide the name, address, or any other information which
would otherwise identify a commercial or private applicator, or any
person who sells or offers for sale restricted use or general use
pesticides to a private applicator, or any person who received the
services of a commercial applicator. In accordance with article six of
the public officers law, proprietary information contained within such
record, including price charged per product, shall not be disclosed. The
report shall be posted on the department's website annually by December
thirty-first and be submitted to the governor, the temporary president
of the senate and the speaker of the assembly.