LD 580 LR 534(05)
An Act To Extend the Funding Period for Landfill Closure Costs
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Dill of Penobscot
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Other Special Revenue Funds $91,400 $91,400 $91,400 $91,400
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The amendment extends the date that a license must have been issued for a landfill from September 1, 1989 to January 10, 1990 in order for the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to pay 75% of closure costs for that landfill. DEP estimates that at least one additional landfill would become eligible with the extension. DEP will expend an estimated $365,600 for these closure costs. This amendment includes Other Special Revenue Funds allocations of $91,400 in each of fiscal years 2015-16 and 2016-17 for landfill closure costs. All costs to the DEP will be funded from the Maine Solid Waste Management Fund within DEP. The fund has sufficient resources to absorb these costs.