LD 1310 LR 1819(01)
Resolve, To Establish the Blue Ribbon Commission To Examine the Legal and Policy Implications of Groundwater Extraction
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Webster of Freeport
Committee: Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Legislative Cost/Study
Legislative Cost/Study
The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $3,670 in fiscal year 2009-10.  The Legislature's proposed budget includes $20,000 in fiscal year 2009-10 for legislative studies.  Whether this amount is sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Public Utilities Commission, the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of the Attorney General can absorb the minor additional costs of serving on the commission within existing budgeted resources.