|129th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|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|
|Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
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.|