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

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

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. Amends § 3.2-3939, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
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

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