LD 416 LR 1413(01)
An Act Regarding the Production and Sale of Birch Syrup and Birch Syrup Products
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Kinney of Knox
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Fiscal Note Required: No
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
The additional workload associated with the minimal number of new cases filed in the court system does not require additional funding at this time.
The collection of additional fine and/or fee revenue will increase General Fund and dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill provides for the regulation of the production, sale and labeling of birch syrup and birch syrup products. Due to the unique nature and the current size of the industry, any additional costs to the Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry as a result of the regulation of birch syrup and birch syrup products are anticipated to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.