SECTION 1. Chapter 132B of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 16 the following section:-
Section 17. (a) As used in this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
"residential automatic pesticide misting system," any device that is designed to be installed on, near or around the exterior of any residential dwelling or the grounds of such residential dwelling and to automatically spray any pesticide solution at timed intervals.
(b) No person shall install or utilize any residential automatic pesticide misting system in this state.
(c) The Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection may adopt regulations to implement the provisions of subsection (a) of this section. Such regulations may include, but shall not be limited to, the establishment of a fine for the violation of subsection (a) of this section.
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