Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that a pyrethroid pesticide may only be applied by a commercial applicator for commercial or residential use if an evidence-based model of application complying with specified requirements is used. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt rules creating a process meeting specified requirements for the licensure of commercial applicators for residential treatment of pyrethroid pesticides. Provides that the Agency may adopt any rules it deems necessary to implement and administer the amendatory provisions.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of House Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Replaces all references to barrier treatment with references to barrier mosquitocide or barrier mosquitocide treatment. Provides that a barrier mosquitocide shall not be applied by a commercial applicator between October 15 and April 15. Provides that a commercial of a barrier mosquitocide must (rather than the Department of Agriculture's rules shall), at a minimum, meet specified requirements regarding the application of barrier mosquitocides. Defines "barrier mosquitocide" and "barrier mosquitocide treatment". Removes provisions amending the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act. Provides that the amendatory Act is effective January 1, 2023 (rather than immediately). Makes other changes.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Specifies that a product that is exempt from registration under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (or rules adopted under that Act) is not a barrier mosquitocide. Provides that no commercial applicator shall apply a barrier mosquitocide between October 16 and April 14 (rather than between October 15 and April 15).