LD 1625 LR 2679(04)
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Strengthen and Align the Services Provided to Maine's Veterans by Requiring the University of Maine System To Provide Supportive Services to Student-veterans
Fiscal Note for House Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Rep. Farrin of Norridgewock
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Tuition revenue loss - Public post-secondary educational institutions
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Other Special Revenue Funds $500 $500 $500 $500
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill adds an Other Special Revenue Funds allocation of $500 to establish the Maine National Guard Postsecondary Fund in the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management to allow the department to spend any money received into the Fund.
This amendment will reduce tuition revenue to the University of Maine System, the Maine Community College System and Maine Maritime Academy due to a required tuition waiver for certain participants in the Maine National Guard.  The impact to the individual institutions can not be determined at this time.