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Bill Detail: SB23-266

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Title Neonic Pesticides As Limited-use Pesticides
Status Governor Signed (05/17/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Natural Resources & Environment
House Sponsors K. Brown (D)
C. Kipp (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Priola (D)
S. Jaquez Lewis (D)
House Committee Agriculture, Water and Natural Resources
Senate Committee Agriculture and Natural Resources
Date Introduced 04/04/2023

The bill requires that, on or before January 1, 2024, the
commissioner of agriculture adopt rules designating neonicotinoid
pesticides as limited-use pesticides, limiting their use to licensed pesticide
applicators, and authorizing only licensed dealers to sell them. The
commissioner's rules must exempt certain products that contain
neonicotinoid pesticides from the limited-use pesticide designation,
including products intended for use:
  • As pet care products;
  • By licensed veterinarians;
  • As indoor personal care products related to lice or bedbugs;
  • As agricultural products;
  • For academic research; and
  • As wood coating products.

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