LD 419 LR 1664(02)
An Act To Promote Academic Opportunities for Maine Youth during Summer Months
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Education and Cultural Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $76,729 $99,394 $103,116 $106,986
General Fund $76,729 $99,394 $103,116 $106,986
Other Special Revenue Funds $500 $500 $500 $500
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes General Fund appropriations of $76,729 in fiscal year 2015-16 and $99,394 in fiscal year 2016-17 to a newly established Summer Success Program within the Department of Education for one Education Specialist III position and related all other costs to implement and administer the Maine Summer Success Program.  
This bill also includes Other Special Revenue Funds base allocations of $500 per year beginning in fiscal year 2015-16 in the event that funds are received from other sources such as grants, gifts or other monies from State, federal or local sources, from any person, firm, partnership or corporation and from social impact bonds.
The Department of Education is required to provide funding to cover 90% of the costs of summer success programs in eligible school administrative units beginning in fiscal year 2016-17 through a grant application process.  If sufficient funding is not available to support this requirement through the alternative sources of funding listed in the bill, additional General Fund appropriations will be required.