Bill Text: NY A08148 | 2013-2014 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibits the use of the neonicotinoids class of chemicals for use in seed dressing, treatment or coating.

Status: (Introduced) 2014-01-08 - referred to environmental conservation [A08148 Detail]

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                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                         8148
                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions
                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y
                                    August 30, 2013
                                      ___________
       Introduced by M. of A. CLARK, ENGLEBRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
         A.  GLICK,  HOOPER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Envi-
         ronmental Conservation
       AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
         prohibiting  the  use of the neonicotinoids class of chemicals for use
         in seed dressing, treatment or coating
         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
    1    Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
    2  new section 37-0115 to read as follows:
    3  S 37-0115. PROHIBITION OF USE OF THE NEONICOTINOIDS CLASS  OF  CHEMICALS
    4               FOR USE IN SEED DRESSING, TREATMENT OR COATING.
    5    IT  SHALL  BE  UNLAWFUL  FOR ANY PERSON TO DISTRIBUTE, SELL, OFFER FOR
    6  SALE OR USE THE CLASS OF CHEMICALS NEONICOTINOIDS,  INCLUDING  IMIDACLO-
    7  PRID, CLOTHIANIDIN AND THIAMETHOXAM, FOR USE IN SEED DRESSING, TREATMENT
    8  OR COATING WITHIN THIS STATE.
    9    S  2.  This  act shall take effect January 1, 2015; provided, however,
   10  that effective immediately, the addition and/or repeal of  any  rule  or
   11  regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective
   12  date  are  authorized and directed to be made and completed on or before
   13  such effective date.
        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD11666-01-3
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