LD 1494 LR 2301(01)
An Act To Revise Oil Spill Reporting Standards
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Duchesne of Hudson
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 ($47,400) ($50,000) ($50,000)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill exempts discharges of less than 10 gallons from the requirement they be reported to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as long as the discharge is promptly removed according to the DEP rules. This will allow an Other Special Revenue Funds deallocation to the DEP of $47,400 in fiscal year 2016-17 due to a reduced number of responses to these discharges.