LD 1975 LR 1689(02)
An Act to Implement a Statewide Public Health Response to Substance Use and Amend the Laws Governing Scheduled Drugs
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Legislative Cost/Study
Legislative Cost/Study
The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $1,400 in fiscal year 2023-24 and $1,650 in fiscal year 2024-25. The Legislature’s budget for the 2024-2025 biennium includes $14,500 in each of fiscal years 2023-24 and 2024-25 for the costs of legislative studies, as well as $38,909 of balances carried over from prior years for this purpose. Whether these amounts are sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature. The additional costs of providing staffing assistance to the study during the interim can be absorbed utilizing existing budgeted staff resources.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Any additional costs to the Office of the Attorney General, the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Health and Human Services associated with participating on the taskforce are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.