An Act To Protect Children from Toxic Chemicals
Sec. 1. 7 MRSA §606, sub-§3 is enacted to read:
For purposes of this subsection, "school grounds" means a school building, property on which a school building or facility is located and property that is owned, leased or used by a school for a school-sponsored activity, function, program, instruction or training.
This bill bans the use of nonselective herbicides, including, but not limited to, glyphosate, within 75 feet of school grounds, public playgrounds and child care centers.