|124th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|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.|