Pesticides; prohibits sale, use, etc., of chlorpyrifos, penalty. (HB2580)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prohibited pesticides; chlorpyrifos; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, distribution, sale, offer for sale, use, or offer for use of any pesticide containing chlorpyrifos, defined in the bill, as an active ingredient. The bill authorizes the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to seize any such pesticide. Violation of the provision is a Class 1 misdemeanor and includes an additional fine of up to $500,000 if death or serious physical harm to any person is caused by the violation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100192D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2580)
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (6-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources