Relating To Pesticide Registration Surcharge Fees


SECTION 1. Section 23-25-6.1 of the General Laws in Chapter 23-25 entitled "Pesticide Control” is hereby amended to read as follows:


23-25-6.1.  Registration fee – Surcharge. --  In addition to the annual registration fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) as required by § 23-25-6, an additional fifty dollar ($50.00) one hundred fifty dollar ($150.00) registration surcharge fee shall be imposed upon each pesticide to be sold or used within the state.  The registration surcharge fee shall be deposited as general revenues.


SECTION 2.   This article shall take effect upon passage.