LD 1227 LR 2261(02)
An Act to Balance Renewable Energy Development with Natural and Working Lands Conservation
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2023-24 FY 2024-25 Projections  FY 2025-26 Projections  FY 2026-27
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $247,420 $231,399 $150,000 $150,000
General Fund $247,420 $231,399 $150,000 $150,000
Other Special Revenue Funds $439 $439 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes ongoing appropriations beginning in fiscal year 2023-24 to the Department of Agriculture,
Conservation and Forestry (ACF) of $77,420 for one Public Service Coordinator I position and associated All Other costs and ongoing allocations of $439 for the technology management costs related to the position. The bill includes one-time General Fund appropriations to the ACF of $20,000 in fiscal year 2023-24 for contracted legal services and contracted services to coordinate public engagement. The bill also includes ongoing appropriations beginning in fiscal year 2023-24 of $150,00 to the Governor's Energy Office for the costs associated with the development and maintenance of a database of fully permitted or constructed energy facilities utilizing renewable resources that may be used to identify land use trends and potential natural resources impacts.