OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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SB-230

AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING REVISIONS TO ENVIRONMENT-RELATED STATUTES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 4453

File Copy No.: 265

Senate Calendar No.: 192

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

The amendment strikes the underlying bill and its associated fiscal impact.

The amendment states that the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will not issue certificates or permits for docks or structures in certain areas. It also requires a person applying for a regulated activity, or a permit for dredging, to mail a notice to a landowner under certain circumstances. Additionally, it changes how and where certain types of bamboo may be planted, and changes requirements pertaining to noise-making devices.

Lastly, the amendment makes minor and technical changes to environment laws.

None of these provisions result in a fiscal impact.

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.