LD 259 LR 886(03)
An Act To Improve Solid Waste Management
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $1,293,417 $1,411,000 $1,411,000
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $1,293,417 $1,411,000 $1,411,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill increases the fee imposed on landfilled municipal solid waste and municipal solid waste ash from $1 per ton to $2 per ton and the fee imposed on landfilled construction and demolition debris and residue from $2 per ton to $3 per ton, beginning August 1, 2023. The Department of Environmental Protection has indicated that based on the current volume of materials subject to these fees annual revenue will increase by $1,293,417 starting in fiscal year 2022-23 to the Maine Solid Waste Management Fund (MSWMF). The bill includes a corresponding allocation to the MSWMF to allow expenditure of the additional revenue.