LD 550 LR 176(02)
An Act To Protect Maine Residents from Home Fires and Carbon Monoxide
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment "   "
Committee: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
2009-10 2010-11 Projections 2011-12 Projections 2012-13
Other Special Revenue Funds $115,938 $0 $0 $0
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
Increases the number of civil violations.
The collection of additional fines may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes a one-time Other Special Revenue Funds allocation of $115,938 in fiscal year 2009-10 to the Department of Public Safety.  $100,000 of this allocation will be used to purchase carbon monoxide detectors, and the remaining $15,938 will be used to conduct a public awareness and educational campaign.
Additional costs to the Maine State Housing Authority can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.