LD 1532 LR 2199(03)
An Act To Eliminate Single-use Plastic Carry-out Bags
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
The additional workload associated with the minimal number of new cases filed in the court system does not require additional funding at this time.
The collection of additional fine revenue will increase General Fund and dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Any additional costs to the Department of Environmental Protection as a result of new regulations regarding retail establishments use of single-use carry-out bags made of plastic and fees charged by retail establishments for the use of recycled paper and reusable plastic bags are anticipated to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.