LD 1562 LR 2027(06)
An Act To Prohibit the Sale or Possession of So-called Bath Salts Containing Dangerous Synthetic Drugs
Fiscal Note for House Amendment "   " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Rep. Webster of Freeport
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Current biennium cost decrease - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
Eliminates new Class A, Class B and Class C crimes; decreases correctional, indigent legal services and judicial costs.
Establishes new Class C, Class D and Class E and civil penalties; increases correctional, indigent legal services and judicial costs.
The collection of additional fines may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This amendment lowers the penalty provisions contained in Committee Amendment "A" which reduces the correctional and indigent legal services costs.  The bill, as amended, continues to increase costs related to prosecuting and housing offenders. The exact amount of General Fund appropriations by fiscal year needed to support these costs cannot be estimated at this time.