On April 18, 2002 public school code was ammended to address integrated pest management program implementation in schools and pesticide notification. See the PA IPM News Release IPM in Schools Now Law for a summary of the new legislation. Linksto the two bills are listed below.
Signed by the governor April 18, 2002. Requires all PA schools to adopt IPM programs by January 1, 2003.
Signed by the governor April 18, 2002. It ammends the Public School Code of 1949, requiring notification of pesticide treatments in PA schools (section 772.1).
Article announcing the new legislation, April 2002.