Date Requested: March 09, 2021
Time Requested: 04:20 PM
Agency: Environmental Protection, Department of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2267 Introduced SB404
CBD Subject:


Oil and Gas Operating Permit and Processing Fund

Sources of Revenue:

Special Fund

Legislation creates:

Creates New Revenue

Fiscal Note Summary

Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.

Summarize in a clear and concise manner what impact this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government. SB404 would require a fee of $2,500 for each horizontal well permit modification. DEP estimates that it will receive approximately 200 requests annually for permit modifications, increasing revenue to DEP by $500,000. DEP does not expect this new requirement to increase expenditures.

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 500,000 500,000

Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):

Please explain increases and decreases in personal services, current expenses, repairs and alterations, assets, other costs and revenues, including assumptions and data sources and delineation between start-up and ongoing costs. Please also include a long-range schedule of costs and revenues if fiscal impact is expected to vary in future years. DEP is expected to receive approximately 200 requests for permit modifications annually. At $2,500 per request, this will generate $500,000 annually. As previously stated, there is not expected to be any significant increase in expenditures in implementing this new fee.


Please identify any areas of vagueness, technical defects, reasons a bill would not have a fiscal impact, and/or any special issues not captured elsewhere on this form. None.

    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Gary W Rogers
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