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Full Text of HB3357  102nd General Assembly

HB3357 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB3357

 

Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. Charles Meier

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
510 ILCS 20/2b-3 new

    Amends the Bees and Apiaries Act. Defines terms. Provides that between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., a commercial applicator shall not apply to blooming crops pesticides labeled as toxic to bees when the commercial applicator is located within one mile of a registered apiary. Provides that a commercial applicator shall be responsible for maintaining the one mile distance from apiaries that are registered and listed on the sensitive crop registry on the first day of each month. Provides that a commercial applicator must notify the registrant in writing at least 24 hours prior to application as to date and time of application in case there is need to move the hives. The commercial applicator shall provide upon request a copy of the label for the products being applied. This same type of protection should be apply to all specialty crops.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning animals.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Bees and Apiaries Act is amended by adding
5Section 2b-3 as follows:
 
6    (510 ILCS 20/2b-3 new)
7    Sec. 2b-3. Pollinator Protection and Commercial
8Applicators.
9    (a) As used in this Section:
10    "Apiary" means a place where one or more hives or colonies
11of bees are kept.
12    "Registrant" means the person applying for registration of
13the apiary or apiaries and the colonies of bees.
14    "Registration" means the recording of the registrant's
15name, address, apiary location and any other pertinent
16information on a printed form prescribed by the Department.
17    "Registered Apiary" means persons keeping one or more
18colonies of bees that is registered with the Department
19annually.
20    "Department" means the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
21    "Commercial applicator" is as defined in the Illinois
22Pesticide Act.
23    "Label" means the written, printed or graphic matter on or

 

 

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1attached to the pesticide or device or any of its containers or
2wrappings.
3    "Specialty Crops" for the purpose of this section means
4fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits and
5horticulture and nursery crops, including floriculture.
6    (b) Between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., a commercial
7applicator shall not apply to blooming crops pesticides
8labeled as toxic to bees when the commercial applicator is
9located within one mile of a registered apiary. A commercial
10applicator shall be responsible for maintaining the one mile
11distance from apiaries that are registered and listed on the
12sensitive crop registry on the first day of each month. A
13commercial applicator must notify the registrant in writing at
14least 24 hours prior to application as to date and time of
15application in case there is a need to move the hives. The
16commercial applicator shall provide upon request a copy of the
17label for the products being applied. This same type of
18protection should be apply to all specialty crops.