Honorable Frank Madla, Chair, Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2966 by Seaman (Relating to the criminal penalty for violating certain statutes enforceable by, or ordinances, rules, or regulations of, navigation districts or port authorities.), As Engrossed
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would increase the fine for violating an ordinance, rule, or regulation adopted by a navigation district from a maximum of $200 to a maximum of $500. The bill would take effect immediately if it receives the required two-thirds vote in each house; otherwise, it would take effect September 1, 2005. The bill would apply only to an offense that occurs on or after the effective date.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.