LD 986 LR 704(01)
An Act To Protect the Public Health and the Environment by Prohibiting the Sale of Wheel Weights Containing Lead or Mercury
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Goodall of Sagadahoc
Committee: Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
Increases the number of civil suits.
The collection of additional fines may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to enforce the ban on wheel weights containing mercury can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.