Date Requested:January 13, 2011
Time Requested:03:20 PM
Agency: Agriculture
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2011R1339 Introduced HB2179
CBD Subject: GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ORGANISM LIABILITY ACT
FUND(S)
NEW
Sources of Revenue
Special Fund
Legislation creates:
A New Program,A New Fund

Fiscal Note Summary

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

    This bill assigns liability to biotech companies for crop failures but does not identify how that would be determined or by whom. With limited information, it is impossible to assess the impact.

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2011
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2012
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
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 0 0
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    Not enough information to develop estimates.


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Sandra Gillispie
Email Address:
sgillispie@wvda.us