LD 1059 LR 1228(01)
An Act To Protect Maine's Environment and Natural Resources Jeopardized by Mining
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Chipman of Portland
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Current biennium savings - Other Special Revenue Funds
Minor cost increase - General Fund
FY 2013-14 FY 2014-15 Projections  FY 2015-16 Projections  FY 2016-17
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill repeals the Metallic Mining Fund under the jurisdiction of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and repeals the transfer of $250,000 each ($500,000 total) from the Groundwater Oil Clean-up Fund and the Uncontrolled Sites Fund that would have been required by September 30, 2013.  
Additional costs to the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and the DEP associated with rulemaking can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.