|128th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 1170||LR 1204(02)|
|An Act To Reduce Youth Access to Tobacco Products|
|Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "|
|Committee: Health and Human Services|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|FY 2017-18||FY 2018-19||Projections FY 2019-20||Projections FY 2020-21|
|Net Cost (Savings)|
|Other Special Revenue Funds||($6,616)||($8,657)||($21,247)||($20,868)|
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
number of civil violations.
The collection of additional fines may also increase General Fund and Other Special Revenue Funds revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|Increasing the legal age to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products from 18 to 21 is estimated to reduce General Fund revenue by $3,587,017 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $4,700,203 in fiscal year 2018-19 and reduce Local Government Fund revenue by $6,616 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $8,657 in fiscal year 2018-19. These impacts are to the cigarette tax, the tobacco products tax and the sales and use tax and assume a 3% decline in cigarette sales and a 5% decline in tobacco product sales.|
|The additional costs to the Department of Health and Human Services to update materials and resources are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.|