OLR Bill Analysis

SB 981

AN ACT CONCERNING PESTICIDES ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.

SUMMARY:

The law prohibits the application of lawn care pesticides on the grounds of any public or private preschool or school with students in grade eight or lower, except in a health emergency. This bill extends the prohibition and health emergency exception to public and private schools with students in grade 12 or lower.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2013

BACKGROUND

Related Bill

HB 6385, reported favorably by the Education Committee, also extends the prohibition to schools with students in grade 12 or lower.

COMMITTEE ACTION

Children Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

10

Nay

2

(03/12/2013)