LD 199 LR 108(06)
An Act To Strengthen Maine's Election Laws by Requiring Photograph Identification for the Purpose of Voting
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment "   " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Rector of Knox
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Eliminates Exempted State Mandate
Eliminates Federal Expenditures Fund Costs
Legislative Cost/Study
Legislative Cost/Study
This amendment replaces the bill with a working group.  The estimated cost of the participation of 2 legislators in the working group is $1,000 in fiscal year 2011-12.  The Legislature's proposed budget includes $10,000 in fiscal year 2011-12 for legislative studies.  Whether the amount is sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
In addition to the costs to the Legislature identified above, the Department of the Secretary of State will incur additional costs to convene the working group.  These costs can be absorbed within the department's existing budgeted resources.