Bill Text - HB1190 (2020)

Relative to banning the pesticide chlorpyrifos.


Revision: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:20 a.m.

HB 1190 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2268

08/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1190

 

AN ACT relative to banning the pesticide chlorpyrifos.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Eisner, Rock. 6; Rep. Mullen, Hills. 7; Rep. Bushway, Rock. 21; Rep. Murphy, Hills. 21; Rep. W. Thomas, Hills. 21; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill bans the sale and use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.

 

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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2268

08/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to banning the pesticide chlorpyrifos.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Prohibited Pesticides; Chlorpyrifos Added.  Amend RSA 430:41, I(d) to read as follows:

(d)  The pesticides commonly known as standard lead arsenate, basic lead arsenate, calcium arsenate, magnesium arsenate, zinc arsenate, zinc arsenite, sodium fluoride, sodium fluosilicate, chlorpyrifos, or barium fluosilicate unless they have been distinctly colored or discolored as provided by rules adopted under RSA 541-A, or any other white powder pesticide which the board, after investigation of and after public hearing on the necessity for such action for the protection of the public health and the feasibility of such coloration or discoloration, shall, by rule, require to be distinctly colored or discolored, unless it has been so colored or discolored; provided that the division may exempt any pesticide to the extent that it is intended for a particular use or uses from the coloring or discoloring required or authorized by this section if it is determined that such coloring or discoloring for such use or uses is not necessary for the protection of the public health; provided further that all rules adopted pursuant to this paragraph shall be consistent with the regulations promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency with respect to discoloration or coloration of pesticides.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.

HB 1190 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2268

08/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1190

 

AN ACT relative to banning the pesticide chlorpyrifos.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Eisner, Rock. 6; Rep. Mullen, Hills. 7; Rep. Bushway, Rock. 21; Rep. Murphy, Hills. 21; Rep. W. Thomas, Hills. 21; Rep. Berrien, Rock. 18

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill bans the sale and use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.

 

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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.

20-2268

08/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to banning the pesticide chlorpyrifos.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Prohibited Pesticides; Chlorpyrifos Added.  Amend RSA 430:41, I(d) to read as follows:

(d)  The pesticides commonly known as standard lead arsenate, basic lead arsenate, calcium arsenate, magnesium arsenate, zinc arsenate, zinc arsenite, sodium fluoride, sodium fluosilicate, chlorpyrifos, or barium fluosilicate unless they have been distinctly colored or discolored as provided by rules adopted under RSA 541-A, or any other white powder pesticide which the board, after investigation of and after public hearing on the necessity for such action for the protection of the public health and the feasibility of such coloration or discoloration, shall, by rule, require to be distinctly colored or discolored, unless it has been so colored or discolored; provided that the division may exempt any pesticide to the extent that it is intended for a particular use or uses from the coloring or discoloring required or authorized by this section if it is determined that such coloring or discoloring for such use or uses is not necessary for the protection of the public health; provided further that all rules adopted pursuant to this paragraph shall be consistent with the regulations promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency with respect to discoloration or coloration of pesticides.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.