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SB2955     
Measure Title: RELATING TO HEALTH.
Report Title: Agriculture; Pesticides; Genetically Modified Organisms
Description: Requires the mandatory disclosure of pesticides and GMOs by commercial agricultural entities that purchased or used in excess of five pounds or fifteen gallons of any single restricted use pesticide. Provides disclosure requirements, including worker protection standards and pesticide application notices. Requires all commercial agricultural entities that possess any GMO to submit annual reports to DBEDT and DOA. Creates pesticide buffer zones by restricting areas where crops can be grown by commercial agricultural entities using restricted use pesticides. Creates civil fines and makes it a misdemeanor to violate any provision of this chapter. Requires an environmental and public health impact study to address concerns related to large scale commercial agricultural entities utilizing pesticides and GMOs.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: HTH/AGL/JDL, WAM
Introducer(s): GREEN, Chun Oakland, Gabbard, Ruderman

Sort by Date Status Text
1/23/2014SIntroduced.
1/23/2014SPassed First Reading.
1/23/2014SReferred to HTH/AGL/JDL, WAM.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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