LD 1744 LR 2438(08)
An Act To Protect Maine Lakes
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Hill of York
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2013-14 FY 2014-15 Projections  FY 2015-16 Projections  FY 2016-17
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund ($70,000) ($46,419) ($39,646) ($40,387)
General Fund ($70,000) ($46,419) ($39,646) ($40,387)
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 ($675) ($675) ($675)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The amendment removes the $70,000 General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2013-14. The amendment removes the requirement that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) make educational materials on certain lake information available on their website, thereby eliminating the need for the new half-time Environmental Specialist III position. This amendment also removes the DEP's authority to adopt rules relating to certain fertilizer bans. Overall, this amendment removes all General Fund appropriations from this bill.