OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-361

AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE TOXICITY OF ARTIFICIAL TURF ATHLETIC FIELDS.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 09 $

Department of Environmental Protection

GF - Cost

250,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill appropriates $250,000 for FY 09 to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to contract with an entity for a study of the toxicity of artificial turf athletic fields.

There are more than 50 athletic fields in the state constructed with artificial turf comprised of recycled and reprocessed tires.

The Out Years

There is no ongoing fiscal impact for the out years, since the appropriation is only for FY 09.