OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-104

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

As Amended by Senate "A" (LCO 4504)

House Calendar No.: 559

Senate Calendar No.: 38


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.

Senate “A” replaces the underlying bill with the provisions and impact described above.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact described above would continue into the future subject to the amount of violations that occur.

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.