LD 182 LR 412(03)
An Act To Protect Firefighters by Establishing a Prohibition on the Sale and Distribution of New Upholstered Furniture Containing Certain Flame-retardant Chemicals
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $29,482 $40,909 $41,896 $43,125
General Fund $29,482 $40,909 $41,896 $43,125
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill directs the Department of Environmental Protection to adopt rules requiring that new upholstered furniture sold in the State meet standards outlined in the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation Technical Bulletin 117-2013. This bill includes General Fund appropriations of $29,482 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $40,909 in fiscal year 2018-19 for one part-time Environmental Specialist III position for program oversight, outreach and compliance assistance.