LD 923 LR 488(01)
An Act To Establish an Enhanced Driver's License for Qualified Maine Residents To Facilitate Travel across Certain International Borders
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. McCreight of Harpswell
Committee: Transportation
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
Highway Fund $475,129 ($287,615) ($287,615) ($4,337,615)
Highway Fund $925,129 $162,385 $162,385 $162,385
Highway Fund $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 $4,500,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This legislation would establish a process for issuing enhanced driver's licenses and nondriver identification cards.  The Department of the Secretary of State would require a Highway Fund allocation of $925,129 in fiscal year 2017-18 for computer programming and the increased cost to manufacture the cards and annual Highway Fund allocations of $162,385 beginning in fiscal year 2018-19 for the additional cost to manufacture the cards.  Highway Fund revenue would increase by $450,000 beginning in fiscal year 2017-18 from the $10 fee increase over existing driver's licenses and nondriver identification cards.