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Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 443
Session Year 2014
 


AN ACT CONCERNING PESTICIDES ON SCHOOL GROUNDS, PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, ATHLETIC FIELDS AND MUNICIPAL GREENS AND BANNING THE SALE AND USE OF GENETICALLY-ENGINEERED LAWN OR TURF SEEDS.

To protect children's health from exposure to toxic lawn pesticides by extending the ban on the use of lawn care pesticides in schools to include schools with students in grades nine to twelve in 2017, and applying current restrictions concerning the application of lawn pesticides at school grounds to the application of pesticides at parks, playgrounds, athletic fields and municipal greens.

Introduced by:
Environment Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/10/2014House Rejected Bill
 4/10/2014House Rejected House Amendment Schedule A 3560
 4/10/2014House Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A
 4/10/2014Rules Suspended
 4/9/2014Senate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 4/9/2014Senate Rejected Senate Amendment Schedule B 3492
 4/9/2014Senate Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A 3465
 4/1/2014(LCO)File Number 240
 4/1/2014Senate Calendar Number 174
 4/1/2014Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/1/2014(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/28/2014(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/02/14 5:00 PM
 3/24/2014(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/21/2014(ENV)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/12/2014Public Hearing 03/17
 3/11/2014Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

Co-sponsors of SB-443

Sen. Edward Meyer, 12th Dist.
Rep. Timothy R. Bowles, 42nd Dist.
Rep. John K. Hampton, 16th Dist.
Rep. Kim Fawcett, 133rd Dist.
Rep. Elissa T. Wright, 41st Dist.
Rep. Mae M. Flexer, 44th Dist.
Rep. Mary M. Mushinsky, 85th Dist.
Public Hearing Testimony  

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