|127th MAINE LEGISLATURE
|An Act To Strengthen the Laws Prohibiting Stalking
|Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
|Committee: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes
|Current biennium cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
class of a crime from a Class D crime to a Class C crime.
Establishes new Class C and Class B crimes, increasing correctional, indigent legal and judicial costs.
The collection of additional fines may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes
|Changes in sentencing will increase costs to the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services by an average of $638 per case, with new cases estimated to cost $1,500 per case. The Department of Corrections will also experience incarceration costs. The average daily cost is $107.71 per prisoner. The total number of individuals charged and sentenced in any fiscal year cannot be estimated at this time.