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2017 Senate Bill 542: Establish pesticide notification criteria

Public Act 270 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on September 7, 2017
To require a registry the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is required to maintain of individuals with a medically documented sensitivity who want to be notified when commercial pesticide applications will take next door or nearby be limited to applications on "adjacent property" only.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on September 7, 2017
Reported in the Senate on September 28, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on October 18, 2017
To allow a person who has a note from their doctor to request that they be notified of spraying further away than the bill would allow.
The amendment failed 12 to 25 in the Senate on October 18, 2017.
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Passed 25 to 12 in the Senate on October 18, 2017.
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(same description)
To require a registry the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is required to maintain of individuals with a medically documented sensitivity who want to be notified when commercial pesticide applications will take next door or nearby be limited to applications on "adjacent property" only.
Received in the House on October 18, 2017
Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on October 18, 2017
Reported in the House on June 6, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Beau LaFave (R) on June 12, 2018
To change the proposed definition of "within a physician-recommended distance" to limit this to 100 feet.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2018
Substitute offered by Rep. Beau LaFave (R) on June 12, 2018
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2018
Passed 66 to 42 in the House on June 12, 2018.
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To require a registry the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is required to maintain of individuals with a medically documented sensitivity who want to be notified when commercial pesticide applications will take next door or nearby be limited to applications on "adjacent property," or to properties "within a physician-recommended distance," but not more than 100 feet.
Received in the Senate on June 12, 2018
Passed 24 to 12 in the Senate on June 12, 2018.
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To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 28, 2018

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