LD 1929 LR 2316(01)
An Act To Provide Assistance to Areas Severely Infested with Browntail Moths
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Hepler of Woolwich
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $342,908 $347,633 $353,982
General Fund $0 $342,908 $347,633 $353,982
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill would require the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to establish a program to assist government entities or nonprofit organizations with controlling browntail moths. The bill includes appropriations of $192,908 in fiscal year 2022-23 for one Entomologist I position and one Senior Entomology Technician position and associated All Other costs. The bill also includes appropriations of $150,000 in fiscal year 2022-23 for the administration of the program to assist a government entity or nonprofit organization with controlling browntail moths.