|127th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 669||LR 507(02)|
|An Act To Create a Spat Collection License|
|Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "|
|Committee: Marine Resources|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
|FY 2015-16||FY 2016-17||Projections FY 2017-18||Projections FY 2018-19|
|Other Special Revenue Funds||$2,250||$2,250||$2,250||$2,250|
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
number of civil violations.
The collection of additional fines may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|The bill creates a spat collection license with an annual fee of $75 to allow the taking, possessing and selling of the spat of a marine organism on the license. This will increase Other Special Revenue Funds revenue by an estimated $2,250 annually to the Aquaculture Management Fund within the Department of Marine Resources beginning in fiscal year 2015-16 and in every subsequent fiscal year.|