OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-104

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF RESIDENTIAL AUTOMATIC PESTICIDE MISTING SYSTEMS.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 19 $

FY 20 $

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

GF - Potential Revenue Gain

Minimal

Minimal

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill expands the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's (DEEP) authority to adopt regulations setting fines for violations for the use of automatic residential pesticide misters under certain conditions.

To the extent these regulations are adopted and enforced, there could be a minimal revenue gain associated with fines for violations.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to the number of violations.