Modify the Definition of "General Use Pesticide"

Last updated: May 14, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Environmental
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Senator Tom Saviello, Senate 18 - Oxford County
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 594



UPDATE: This bill was passed and signed by the Governor. It takes effect 90 days post-adjournment.

UPDATE: This bill has support from the committee, has passed the Senate and is awaiting action in the House.


This bill amends the definition of "general use pesticide" in the laws governing the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Board of Pesticides Control by removing reference to pesticides registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and adding reference to pesticides registered by the board.