LD 2283 LR 3544(02)
An Act To Implement Recommendations of the Governor's Task Force on Wind Power Development
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment "     "
Committee: Utilities and Energy
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Potential current biennium cost increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Potential current biennium revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds

Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill authorizes the Department of Environmental Protection to assess fees to cover the cost of additional wind power licensing /certification reviews as well as the cost of hiring outside reviewers.  It is anticipated that the revenue generated will be sufficient to cover the expected costs.  Additional costs to the Public Utilities Commission, the Governor's Office of Energy Independence and Security, the State Planning Office, the Department of Conservation and the Department of Labor to perform additional tasks can be absorbed utilizing existing budgeted resources.