Senate Bill 264
151st General Assembly (Present)
House Agriculture 6/2/22
Committee Hearing takes place within twelve legislative days.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 3 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
This Act requires the Delaware Department of Agriculture to promulgate rules and regulations, that will not become effective until July 1, 2024, classifying neonicotinoid pesticides designed or intended for use in outdoor applications as state restricted use pesticides, creating a list of chemicals that belong to the neonicotinoid class of chemicals, and banning the retail sale of neonicotinoid pesticides to the public for outdoor applications. This Act also requires the Department to develop and publish best practices for minimizing the airborne liberation of neonicotinoid pesticides and related dust by October 1, 2022.
Takes effect upon being signed into law