LD 2018 LR 2654(05)
An Act To Implement Recommendations Regarding the Incorporation of Equity Considerations in Regulatory Decision Making
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Breen of Cumberland
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 ($442,988) ($585,644) ($605,658)
General Fund $0 ($442,988) ($585,644) ($605,658)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This amendment removes the appropriations to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for 4 positions, associated costs and community engagement efforts. As amended, the bill retains provisions regarding the Public Utilities Commission intervenor funding and definitions for "environmental justice," "frontline communities," and associated terminology. This bill provides no new funding to the DEP for the community engagement activities as directed in the bill. The impact of these new unfunded costs on other programs in the DEP cannot be determined at this time.