OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-5150

AN ACT CONCERNING TREE WARDENS' NOTICES ON TREES AND SHRUBS PRIOR TO REMOVAL, TREE REMOVAL ALONG STATE HIGHWAYS AND CLEAN-UP BY PUBLIC UTILITY CORPORATIONS FOLLOWING CERTAIN TREE REMOVAL.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

This bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) sixty days prior to any tree removal along a state highway to submit a plan to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. As DOT currently has staff with expertise in this area, there is no fiscal impact anticipated.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None