OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-6404

AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF HYDRAULIC LOADING OR UNLOADING EQUIPMENT AT CERTAIN SOLID WASTE FACILITIES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 7193

File Copy No.: 454

House Calendar No.: 368

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 08 $

FY 09 $

Various

GF - Cost

Potential Minimal

Potential Minimal

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact:

Municipalities

Effect

FY 08 $

FY 09 $

Various Municipalities

Cost

Potential Minimal

Potential Minimal

Explanation

The amendment requires employers to prevent any employee from operating any hydraulic lifting equipment unless there are at least two employees present who are familiar with the operation of such equipment. To the extent that state and/or municipal employees operate hydraulic lifting equipment, the state and/or municipalities could incur staffing costs associated with overtime and additional employees.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose.