OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-233

AN ACT CONCERNING A REDUCTION OF CONSUMER-BASED PACKAGING MATERIALS.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

This bill revises the current requirement for the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to adopt regulations on the content, disposal, and recyclability of packaging material.

As (1) the agency has staff with expertise in materials management, (2) there is no deadline for adoption of the regulations, and (3) DEEP is currently updating its solid waste management plan, there is no fiscal impact.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None