Location: Senate Committee on Agriculture
Last Recorded Action: 3/25/20 House -Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
3/13/2020 Senate Floor – Read 3rd time & passed
Subject: Agriculture; pesticides; chlorpyrifos
Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to phase-in a ban on the use and application of the pesticide chlorpyrifos. Beginning on July 1, 2020, the bill would prohibit the aerial application of chlorpyrifos. Beginning on January 1, 2021, the bill would prohibit application of chlorpyrifos except for application to the trunks of apple trees. Beginning on January 1, 2022, all uses and applications of chlorpyrifos would be prohibited.
Read bill as introduced (2 pages)