OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-342

AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CERTAIN ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT SEPTIC SYSTEMS.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 19 $

FY 20 $

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

GF - Revenue Gain

Minimal

Minimal

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill requires the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to allow for the use of alternative treatment septic systems under certain conditions.1

Expanding the use of alternative treatment septic systems is anticipated to result in a minimal revenue gain associated with increased issuance of general permits for this purpose.

The Out Years

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

1 An alternative treatment septic system consists of a sewage treatment system that uses a method of treatment other than a subsurface sewage disposal system and involves a discharge to groundwater.