LD 1181 LR 1627(06)
An Act To Further Strengthen the Protection of Pregnant Women and Children from Toxic Chemicals
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Hill of York
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2013-14 FY 2014-15 Projections  FY 2015-16 Projections  FY 2016-17
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund ($180,170) ($193,052) ($198,246) ($203,595)
General Fund ($180,170) ($193,052) ($198,246) ($203,595)
Other Special Revenue Funds ($586) ($781) ($781) ($781)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The amendment strikes the General Fund appropriations of $180,170 in fiscal year 2013-14 and $193,052 in fiscal year  2014-15 to the Department of Environmental Protection to fund one full-time Environmental Specialist IV position and one full-time Toxicologist position along with the associated administrative and technology costs related to implementing changes in the toxic chemicals in children's products program. It also eliminates the related Other Special Revenue Funds allocations to the department of $586 and $781 in fiscal years 2013-14 and 2014-15, respectively.
The amendment eliminates several requirements in the bill, delays the impact of certain provisions and requires that the provisions in this bill be implemented within existing budgeted resources.  The ability of the department to utilize existing staff and resources to implement the bill as amended without affecting other existing responsibilties can not be determined at this time.