LD 434 LR 1597(01)
An Act To Exempt Wetlands Created by Obstructions or Barriers from the Shoreland Zoning Laws
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Collins of York
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: No
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Minor cost increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Exempting from regulation all freshwater wetlands that are created as a result of artificial or natural obstructions or barriers will require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to amend its rules.  Any additional costs can be absorbed by the DEP within existing budgeted resources.