as amended, Atkins.
begin deletePesticide: end deleteantifouling paint: begin delete pesticide registration: evaluation.end delete
Existing law requires every manufacturer of, importer of, or dealer in any pesticide, except a person that sells any pesticide that has been registered by the manufacturer or wholesaler, to obtain a certificate of registration from the Department of Pesticide Regulation before the pesticide is offered for sale.
This bill would require the department, not later than February 1, 2014,
begin delete to evaluate whether to register copper-based antifouling paint, andend delete to make recommendations for appropriate mitigation measures that may be implemented to protect aquatic environments
from the effects of exposure to that paint if it is registered as a pesticide. begin delete The bill would require the department, as part of that evaluation process, to determine a leach rate for copper-based
antifouling paint used on recreational vessels.end delete
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Not later than February 1, 2014, the Department
2of Pesticide Regulation shall
begin delete evaluate whether to register
3copper-based antifouling paint, andend delete
5 make recommendations for appropriate mitigation measures that
6may be implemented to address the protection of aquatic
7environments from the effects of exposure to that paint if it is
8registered as a pesticide.
begin delete As part of that evaluation, the department
9shall determine a leach rate for copper-based antifouling paint used
10on recreational vessels.end delete