LD 1503 LR 2099(01)
An Act To Ensure Student Access to Postsecondary Military Options
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Fredette of Newport
Committee: Education and Cultural Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
State Mandate - Unfunded
State Mandates
Required Activity Unit Affected Local Cost
Requires school boards of publicly supported secondary schools to adopt and implement a policy that ensures uniformed recruiters for the United State Armed Forces or the Maine National Guard the same access and opportunity to meet with secondary students as other postsecondary and career recruiters. School Insignificant statewide
The required local activities in this bill may represent a State mandate pursuant to the Constitution of Maine.  Unless General Fund appropriations are provided to fund at least 90% of the additional costs or a Mandate Preamble is amended to the bill and two-thirds of the members of each House vote to exempt this mandate from the funding requirement, municipalities may not be required to implement these changes.