REPORT TITLE:
Nontoxic Pesticides


DESCRIPTION:
Exempts nontoxic pesticides from state labeling regulation.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.1732       
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO PESTICIDES.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 149A-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended by adding a new definition to be appropriately inserted
 
 3 and to read as follows:
 
 4      ""Nontoxic pesticide" means a pesticide that is not
 
 5 poisonous and will not result in injury or death from its
 
 6 consumption."
 
 7      SECTION 2.  Section 149A-15, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 8 amended to read as follows:
 
 9      "149A-15  Labeling requirements.  [Each] Except for
 
10 nontoxic pesticides, each container of pesticides shall bear or
 
11 have attached in a conspicuous place, a plainly written or
 
12 printed label in the English language providing the following
 
13 information:
 
14      (1)  Name, brand, or trademark under which the pesticide is
 
15           sold or distributed;
 
16      (2)  Ingredient statement as specified by rules;
 
17      (3)  Direction for use which if complied with will
 
18           adequately protect the health and environment;
 
19      (4)  Warning or caution statement as specified by rules;
 

 
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 1      (5)  Name and address of the manufacturer, registrant, or
 
 2           person for whom manufactured;
 
 3      (6)  Weight or measure of content;
 
 4      (7)  The EPA registration and establishment numbers; and
 
 5      (8)  Any other labeling requirement as prescribed under
 
 6           FIFRA."
 
 7      SECTION 3.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
 8 New statutory material is underscored.
 
 9      SECTION 4.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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11                           INTRODUCED BY:  _______________________