LD 1626 LR 2468(02)
An Act To Leverage Expert, State-based Resources for Emergent Intervention and Long-term Comprehensive Resource Protection of Lakes 
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2013-14 FY 2014-15 Projections  FY 2015-16 Projections  FY 2016-17
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $246,650 $517,930 $517,930
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $246,650 $517,930 $517,930
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill increases, beginning January 1, 2015, fees on certificates for watercraft operation on inland waters by $5 (from $10 to $15) and lake and river protection stickers for nonresident personal watercraft, motorboats and seaplanes by $5 (from $20 to $25). The Invasive Aquatic Plant and Nuisance Species Fund within the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is estimated to receive $246,650 in fiscal year 2014-15 and $517,930 in subsequent fiscal years. This bill provides an allocation to the DEP of $246,650 in fiscal year 2014-15 for inspecting, eradicating and containing invasive aquatic plants and nuisance species.