LD 182 LR 412(07)
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 Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Saviello of Franklin
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 ($54,481) ($65,909) $0 $0
General Fund $47,236 $0 $0 $0
General Fund $101,717 $65,909 $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds ($101,717) ($65,909) $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This amendment reimburses the General Fund appropriations in the bill in the first two years of the biennium by transfers of $101,717 by June 30, 2018 and $65,909 by June 30, 2019 from the Medical Use of Marijuana Fund, Other Special Revenue Funds account, in the Department of Health and Human Services to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund. The amendment also increases the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2017-18 to the Department of Environmental Protection by $47,236 to $101,717 to increase the Environmental Specialist III position from a part-time to a full-time position, to develop and initiate the prohibition program and to coordinate the purchase and laboratory testing of furniture products. In fiscal year 2018-19 the position is reduced to a part-time Environmental Specialist III position to coordinate the continued laboratory testing of furniture products. 
As amended, the bill will still incur ongoing General Fund costs beginning in fiscal year 2019-20 that will not be reimbursed by any transfers.