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|SAME AS S07582
|Amd §§3-0301 & 54-1523, En Con L; add §§235-c, 5717 & 409-n, Ed L; amd §19-a, Hway L
|Enacts the "pollinator promotion act" to authorize the commissioner of environmental conservation to promote the health and viability of pollinators in the state and to provide state assistance payments to municipalities to adopt and implement pollinator promotion plans; requires certain pollinator health initiatives on SUNY campuses; authorizes Cornell cooperative extension to hire certain pollinator experts; directs the departments of education and environmental conservation to develop guidelines for school districts to implement certain pollinator friendly practices; directs the department of agriculture and markets to establish a hedgerow pilot program; directs the implementation of certain pollinator friendly practices on highway verges.