Minnesota IPM In School Legislation
Minnesota's New IPM In Schools Legislation
The 2000 Minnesota State Legislature passed new regulations about notification of pesticides use and Integrated Pest Management in Minnesota's K-12 schools known as (121A.30) Janet B. Johnson Parents' Right-to-Know Act of 2000.Section 1, subsection 8 of the new law states schools are not required to adopt an Integrated Pest Management plan. It goes on to state schools may only claim to have adopted an integrated pest management plan if that plan follows the description of school Integrated Pest Management outlined in the new law.As required by Article 7, Section 1, subsection 7 of the new law the Minnesota Department of Health has a web page of model notices for school districts to use or adapt:Posted on the same page:
For more information on Pesticides and IPM In Schools:
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