OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-5381

AN ACT CONCERNING REGULATORY AUTHORITY FOR WASTEWATER PERMITTING PROGRAMS.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill eliminates a requirement that the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) establish regulations for certain categories of wastewater discharge.

As DEEP currently issues general permits for certain categories of wastewater discharges in lieu of drafting regulations, there is no fiscal impact associated with waiving this requirement.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None