Prenatal exposure and harm to children shall be reduced by restricting the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos. Time limits and temporary permitting for its use is outlined. Until a less toxic alternative is made available, this shall not apply to sweet corn, mint, or onions.
First reading, referred to Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks on 1.20.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks on 1.30.2020 at 1:30 p.m. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks on 2.6.2020; 1st substitute bill passed and referred to Ways & Means.Referred to Ways & Means on 2.7.2020. Public hearing in Ways & Means on 2.10.2020.Executive action taken in Ways & Means on 2.11.2020; 2nd substitute bill passed and passed to Rules. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.13.2020. 2nd substitute bill substituted. Floor amendment(s) adopted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.17.2020. IN THE HOUSE: First reading, referred to Rural Development, Agriculture, & Natural Resources on 2.20.2020. (updated 2.21.2020)