LD 2019 LR 2641(02)
An Act To Require the Registration of Adjuvants in the State and To Regulate the Distribution of Pesticides with Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
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 $188,552 $196,967 $205,803
General Fund $0 $188,552 $196,967 $205,803
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $1,761 $1,761 $1,761
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill authorizes the Board of Pesticides Control  (BPC) within the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to regulate the use of spray adjuvants. It prohibits the use of pesticides that contain PFAS beginning January 1, 2030. The bill includes ongoing General Fund appropriations of $188,552 beginning in fiscal year 2022-23 for one full-time Environmental Specialist III position, one part-time Environmental Specialist II position, one part-time Office Associate II position and related costs for the registration of adjuvants and maintenance of the database. The bill also includes ongoing allocations of $1,761 beginning in fiscal year 2022-23 for position technology costs and STACAP expenses.