- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 46. Water, Air, Energy, and Environmental Conservation
- Chapter 3. Environmental Conservation
- Section 320. Regulation of Pesticides and Broadcast Chemicals.
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AS 46.03.320. Regulation of Pesticides and Broadcast Chemicals.
- (a) The department may
- (1) regulate the transportation, testing, inspection, packaging, labeling, handling, and advertising of pesticides and
broadcast chemicals offered for sale, or placed in commerce for use in the state;
- (2) regulate and supervise the distribution, application, or use of pesticides and broadcast chemicals in any state
project or program, or by a public agency under the jurisdiction of the state;
- (3) regulate or prohibit the use of pesticides and broadcast chemicals;
- (4) register pesticides and broadcast chemicals for sale or distribution.
- (b) The department may provide by regulation for the licensing of or temporary license waiver for
private applicators of restricted-use pesticides, for persons engaged in the custom, commercial, or contract spraying or
application of pesticides and broadcast chemicals, and for other persons engaged in the spraying or application of pesticides
and broadcast chemicals in public places.
A person engaged in the custom, commercial, or contract spraying or application of pesticides and broadcast chemicals
may, by regulation, be required to secure a surety bond or liability insurance.
- (c) A person may not apply a pesticide or broadcast chemical in a public place unless licensed by
the department or otherwise authorized under a regulation of the department. The department shall by regulation provide for
reasonable public notification, including written notice posted on the application site, when pesticides and broadcast
chemicals are applied in a public place. In this subsection, "public place" means (1) common areas of an apartment building
or other multi-family dwelling; (2) that portion of a government office or facility to which access is not ordinarily
restricted to employees; and (3) plazas, parks, and public sports fields.
- (d) In this section, "multi-family dwelling" means a building that includes more than four single-family
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