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SB 616, 64th Regular Session
Relating to the regulation of the labeling, distribution, transportation, storage, use, and disposal of pesticides as defined in the Act; requiring registration of pesticides; providing for licensing of pesticides dealers; relating to the licensing and certification of persons who apply pesticides and the discontinuance of the licensing of certified commercial and noncommercial applicators when funds are not available; providing for the authority, powers, and duties of the commissioner of agriculture and the State Department of Agriculture, the Texas Animal Health Commission, the Texas Water Quality Board, and the State Department of Health in carrying out the provisions of this Act; providing for a Pesticide Advisory Committee; requiring the keeping of records and authorizing inspections; providing for the handling of damage claims; making certain exemptions; prescribing the extent of the application of this Act to persons regulated by the Texas Structural Pest Control Act; providing for hearings; providing for judicial review.

Last action: 90 day bill

Author: Grant Jones
Sponsor: Joe A. Hubenak

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1975, 64th R.S.,ch. 383, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

HB 1378 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Study Group)

Subjects:
Occupational Regulation--Other Trades & Professions
PESTICIDE CONTROL ACT, TEXAS
PESTICIDES & HERBICIDES

House Committee: Agriculture & Livestock ()
Minutes: May 12 1975
Senate Committee: Natural Resources ()
Minutes: April 16 1975

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