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A08207 Summary:

BILL NOA08207
 
SAME ASSAME AS S08245
 
SPONSORRosenthal L
 
COSPNSROtis, Taylor, Gottfried, Kelles
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 33-1301, En Con L
 
Prohibits the purchase of glyphosate by any state department, agency, public benefit corporation or any pesticide applicator employed thereby as a contractor or subcontractor and the application of glyphosate on property owned, operated or leased by the state.
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A08207 Actions:

BILL NOA08207
 
08/25/2021referred to environmental conservation
01/05/2022referred to environmental conservation
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A08207 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8207
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     August 25, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
        AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
          prohibiting the purchase and use of glyphosate by certain entities
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 12 of  section  33-1301  of  the  environmental
     2  conservation  law,  as  amended  by  chapter  19 of the laws of 2021, is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    12. For any state department, agency, public  benefit  corporation  or
     5  any pesticide applicator employed thereby as a contractor or subcontrac-
     6  tor to purchase any product containing glyphosate or apply glyphosate on
     7  [state]  property[, provided that the application of glyphosate on state
     8  property is permitted only for (a) direct application  in  circumstances
     9  when  there  is no actual or significant threat of direct human exposure
    10  and no effective and practicable alternative, and (b) for the  following
    11  uses, pursuant to regulations promulgated by the department:
    12    (i) to maintain critical infrastructure;
    13    (ii) to manage roadside vegetation to ensure public safety;
    14    (iii)  habitat  management for the control of invasive species identi-
    15  fied pursuant to title seventeen of article nine of this chapter,  pests
    16  of significant public health importance, noxious weeds designated by the
    17  department as injurious to ecosystem health, and the protection of crit-
    18  ical native plant species; and
    19    (iv)  for  research  purposes  to develop sustainable alternatives for
    20  agricultural and environmental usages, as well as research regarding the
    21  environmental motility of glyphosate.
    22    The department shall post information on its website regarding glypho-
    23  sate usage pursuant to this section, including amount and  location,  by
    24  April first of each year] owned, operated or leased by the state.
    25    §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
    26  manner as section 1 of chapter 19 of the laws of 2021, takes effect.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11970-01-1
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