|130th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 416||LR 1413(03)|
|An Act Regarding the Production and Sale of Birch Syrup and Birch Syrup Products|
|Fiscal Note for
Bill as Engrossed with:
|Committee: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|
|Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
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.|