LD 1619 LR 2053(04)
An Act To Establish a Moratorium on Offshore Wind Power Projects in Maine's Territorial Waters
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Pres. Jackson of Aroostook
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This amendment adds three members to the advisory board established in the bill, places limits on the siting of commercial wind projects and authorizes the Department of Marine Resources (DMR) to share oversite of the Offshore Wind Research Consortium Fund with the Governor's Energy Office. DMR oversite of the fund may result in minor costs that can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.