Colorado Legislative Council Staff

STATE

REVISED FISCAL NOTE

(Replaces Fiscal Note dated January 24, 1998)No State General Fund Impact

Cash Fund Expenditure Impact


Drafting Number:

Prime Sponsor(s):

LLS 98-279

Rep. Taylor

Sen. Wattenberg

Date:

Bill Status:

Fiscal Analyst:

April 7, 1998

House 2nd Reading

Will Meyer (866-4976)

 

TITLE:            CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF PLUMBERS BY THE BOARD OF PLUMBING EXAMINERS, AND MAKING AN APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.



Summary of Legislation


            The provisions of this bill, as amended in the House Business Affairs and Appropriations Committees, would make the following changes to the regulation of plumbers by the State Board of Plumbing Examiners:

 

               allow local governments on a specific project basis to approve alternative materials and methods of construction if the local government has adopted either the Uniform Plumbing Code or the International Plumbing Code;

               allow the board to issue a cease and desist order against any person who the board believes is not authorized to use title or designation of “plumber” and “plumbing contractor”; and

               require the board to review and publish the performance record of plumbing inspectors with respect to delays in responding requests.


STATE FISCAL IMPACT SUMMARY

FY 1998/99

FY 1999/2000

State Revenues

General Fund

Other Fund



 



 

State Expenditures

General Fund

Division of Registrations Cash Fund

Depart of Law - Cash Fund Exempt*



$3,694

786



 

FTE Position Change

None

None

Local Government Impact —None.


            *This amount is included in the expenditures from the Division of Registrations Cash Fund.


            The bill would become effective July 1, 1998.



State Expenditures.



Estimate of Expenditures Necessary to Implement HB 1220

 

FY 1998-99

FY 1999-2000

Board Meeting Per Diem

700

 

Miscellaneous Meeting Expenses

1,250

 

Legal Expenses - 16 hrs @ $49.11

786

 

Printing and Postage Expenses

958

 

Total Expenses

$3,694

 


            The provisions of the bill would require the board to conduct two additional meetings to implement provisions of the bill and to notify licensees of proposed changes contained in the bill. It is estimated that the division would require an expenditure of $3,694 CF in FY 1998/99.



 

Spending Authority


            The fiscal note implies that the Department of Regulatory Agencies would require additional cash spending authority of $3,694 CF in FY 1998/99. Out of that amount, the Department of Law would require $786 Cash Fund Exempt spending authority.



Departments Contacted


            Regulatory Agencies