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SF 1004

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/26/2021 01:00pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; providing for an exemption from commercial pesticide
applicator licensing for use of sanitizers and disinfectants in response to COVID-19;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 18B.33, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 18B.33, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Requirement.

(a) A person may not apply a pesticide for hire without a
commercial applicator license for the appropriate use categories or a structural pest control
license.

(b) A commercial applicator licensee must have a valid license identification card to
purchase a restricted use pesticide or apply pesticides for hire and must display it upon
demand by an authorized representative of the commissioner or a law enforcement officer.
The commissioner shall prescribe the information required on the license identification
card.

(c) A person licensed under this section is considered qualified and is not required to
verify, document, or otherwise prove a particular need prior to use, except as required by
the federal label.

new text begin (d) A person who uses a general-use sanitizer or disinfectant for hire in response to
COVID-19 is exempt from the commercial applicator license requirements under this section.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end