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Resolution 31548


A RESOLUTION concerning the use of neonicotinoid pesticides by the City of Seattle; supporting a national moratorium on neonicotinoids, urging the White House Task Force on Pollinator Health to recommend such a moratorium, urging the US Environmental Protection Agency to institute such a moratorium, and urging the US Congress to revive legislation to enact such a moratorium; and urging retailers operating within the City of Seattle to ensure that no plants, seeds or products containing neonicotinoids are offered for sale.

Description and Background

Current Status:Adopted
Fiscal Note:Fiscal Note to Resolution 31548

Legislative History

Date Introduced:September 15, 2014
Committee Referral:Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability
Committee Action Date:September 16, 2014
Committee Recommendation:Adopt
Committee Vote:2(O'Brien, Licata)-0
City Council Action Date:September 22, 2014
City Council Action:Adopted
City Council Vote:9-0
Date Delivered to Mayor:September 23, 2014
Date Filed with Clerk:September 23, 2014
Signed Copy:PDF scan of Resolution No. 31548