OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-996

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BOTTLE RECYCLING FEE IN LIEU OF A REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 7752

File Copy No.: 417

Senate Calendar No.: 212


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 18 $

Various State Agencies

GF - Potential Cost

Less than $1,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment establishes a task force to study the state's recycling and beverage container redemption programs. There may be a cost of less than $1,000 in FY 18 to those agencies participating in the task force to reimburse legislators and agency staff for mileage expenses, currently at 53.5 cents/mile.

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.