OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-5121

AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF ORGANIC PESTICIDES ON SCHOOL PROPERTY AND AUTHORIZING MUNICIPAL REGULATION OF THE USE OF PESTICIDES ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 3418

File Copy No.: 308

House Calendar No.: 249

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 13 $

FY 14 $

Judicial Dept.

GF - Potential Revenue Gain

Less than $20, 000

Less than $20, 000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment results in a potential revenue gain by creating a new Class A misdemeanor for certain offenses to bodies of water. Each offense will be fined up to $2, 000 with potential imprisonment of up to 1 year. It is anticipated that less than 10 fines will be imposed on an annual basis, resulting in a revenue gain of less than $20, 000, and no sentences will be imposed for this offense.

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. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.