7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill requires a mosquito abatement district to provide certain public notice.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ defines terms;
13 ▸ requires a mosquito abatement district to provide public notice before commencing
14 a ULV treatment within certain areas;
15 ▸ specifies the requirements of the public notice;
16 ▸ requires a mosquito abatement district to establish and maintain a website or social
17 media platform; and
18 ▸ requires a mosquito abatement district to post the public notice on the mosquito
19 abatement district's website or social media platform.
20 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
22 Other Special Clauses:
24 Utah Code Sections Affected:
26 17B-2a-706, Utah Code Annotated 1953
28 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
29 Section 1. Section 17B-2a-706 is enacted to read:
30 17B-2a-706. Definitions -- Notice of intent to commence ultra-low volume
31 treatment -- Exceptions.
32 (1) As used in this section:
33 (a) "Rural real property" means the same as that term is defined in Section
35 (b) "Social media platform" means a form of electronic communication that is
36 available for public access.
37 (c) "Ultra-low volume treatment" or "ULV treatment" means a method of pesticide
38 application that provides the minimum volume of liquid insecticide formulation per unit area
39 for the efficient control of mosquitos.
40 (2) (a) Beginning January 1, 2021, except as provided in Subsection (2)(b), a mosquito
41 abatement district shall provide public notice as soon as practicable before commencing a ULV
42 treatment Ŝ→ in a county of the first or second class ←Ŝ .
43 (b) Subsection (2)(a) does not apply to a ULV treatment on rural real property.
43a Ŝ→ (c) A mosquito abatement district may provide public notice under Subsection (2)(a)
43b before commencing a ULV treatment in a county of the third through sixth class. ←Ŝ
44 (3) The public notice required under Subsection (2)(a) shall include the ULV
46 (a) date;
47 (b) time; and
48 (c) place.
49 (4) (a) A mosquito abatement district shall establish and maintain a:
50 (i) website; or
51 (ii) social media platform.
52 (b) A mosquito abatement district satisfies the public notice requirement under
53 Subsection (2)(a) by posting the public notice on the mosquito abatement district's website or
54 social media platform.