LD 1080 LR 1757(02)
Resolve, Regarding Biofuel in Number 2 Heating Oil
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 $100,000 $0 $0 $0
General Fund $100,000 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill requires the Governor's Energy Office (GEO) to direct a study on the environmental and economic feasibility of setting a requirement for the percentage of biofuel to be used in various heating fuels.  The GEO has indicated that it does not have the current capacity to complete this study within existing budgeted resources and the required timeframe.  The bill includes a one-time appropriation to the GEO of $100,000 in fiscal year 2019-20 for contracted services to complete the study.  Additional costs to various other state agencies to consult with the GEO can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.