HB 523 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 523
SPONSORS: Rep. Bixby, Straf. 17; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Rep. O'Connor, Rock. 6; Rep. Suzanne Smith, Graf. 8; Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15
I. Prohibits the application of pesticides on school grounds unless certain procedures are followed.
II. Requires notice of the application of certain pesticides.
III. Requires the division of pesticide control to manage a public database of pesticide applications at schools.
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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.
Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]
Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
Integrated Pest Management on School Grounds
430:58 Integrated Pest Management on School Grounds.
I. No individual shall apply a pesticide to the grounds of any school, including athletic fields and playgrounds, unless the school has an integrated pest management plan. Any application of pesticides shall:
(a) Be consistent with the integrated pest management plan.
(b) Be publicly noticed in accordance with rules established by the pesticide control board.
(c) Be reported to the division of pesticide control within 7 days with the following information:
(1) The identity of the pesticide applied, including both the active ingredient and the label name and manufacturer
(2) The amount of the application.
(3) The location of the application.
(4) The time and date of application.
(d) If the pesticide is labeled with an Environmental Protection Agency signal word of warning or danger, or with established carcinogenic, mutagenic, teratongenic, or endocrine disrupting properties, require a detailed explanation of why a lower risk pesticide cannot be used instead and require prior authorization by the pesticide control board.
II. Any application of pesticides to school grounds shall be publicly noticed in advance in accordance with rules established by the pesticide control board.
III. The division of pesticide control shall maintain a publicly accessible database of all applications of pesticides to school grounds.
(z) Public notice requirements in advance of pesticide production.
(aa) Maintenence of a publicly accessible database of all applications of pesticides to school grounds.
|Jan. 3, 2019||Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Education HJ 3 P. 18|
|Jan. 31, 2019||Vacated and Referred to Environment and Agriculture (): MA VV 01/31/2019 HJ 4 P. 2|
|Feb. 12, 2019||Public Hearing: 02/12/2019 11:15 am LOB 303|
|March 5, 2019||Executive Session: 03/05/2019 10:30 am LOB 303|
|Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-0; CC)|
|March 19, 2019||Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/19/2019 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 16 P. 8|
|March 19, 2019||Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/19/2019|
|Feb. 12, 2019||House||Hearing|
|March 5, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|March 19, 2019||House||Floor Vote|