LD 102 LR 260(02)
An Act To Improve the Manufacturing of Plastic Bottles and Bottle Caps
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $40,000 $0 $0
General Fund $0 $40,000 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill requires the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to study the establishment of minimum recycled plastic content requirements for single-use plastic beverage containers and to develop recommendations regarding the implementation of these requirements. DEP has indicated that it is unable to complete these directives within existing resources and would need to hire contracted staffing to complete the study. The bill includes a one-time appropriation of $40,000 in fiscal year 2020-21 to DEP for contracted staffing services.