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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XIX AGRICULTURE AND CONSERVATION
  • CHAPTER 132B MASSACHUSETTS PESTICIDE CONTROL ACT

Section 1 - Title; purpose

Section 2 - Definitions

Section 3 - Pesticide board

Section 3A - Pesticide board subcommittee

Section 4 - Programs director

Section 5 - Powers and duties of department

Section 5A - Reduction of pesticide use; annual report

Section 6 - Prohibited distributions, etc.

Section 6A - Prohibited activities

Section 6B - Pesticide use by utilities; notice; development of policies to reduce pesticide use along roadways; personal protection equipment and clothing

Section 6C - Pesticide use at schools, child care centers or school age child care programs; standard written notification

Section 6D - Posting of standard written notification of pesticide use at schools, child care centers and school age child care programs

Section 6E - Integrated pest management plans

Section 6F - Pesticide products eligible for use indoors at schools, child care centers and school age child care programs

Section 6G - Pesticide products eligible for outdoor use at schools, child care centers and school age child care programs

Section 6H - Emergency situations at schools, child care centers and school age child care programs; single-use waivers for pesticides

Section 6I - Written or electronic records of pesticide use at schools, child care centers and school age child care programs

Section 6J - Pesticide use as part of supervised training programs at vocational, technical and agricultural schools

Section 6K - Review of anti-microbial pesticides

Section 7 - Registration

Section 7A - Pesticide use reporting system

Section 8 - Experimental use permits

Section 9 - Dealers’ licenses

Section 10 - Certificates and licenses; issuance, suspension and revocation

Section 11 - Protection of health and environment; regulations

Section 12 - Hazards; adverse environmental effects; departmental orders; violations

Section 13 - Adjudicatory hearings

Section 14 - Violations; penalties; injunctions

Section 14A - Civil administrative penalties; adjudicatory hearings

Section 15 - Departmental personnel, agents and inspectors; powers; evidence; confidential information

Section 16 - Children and Families Protection Fund