|128th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 1676||LR 2500(03)|
|An Act To Reestablish the Office of Advocacy within the Department of Health and Human Services|
|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||$0||$200,666||$207,005||$215,423|
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|This bill includes an appropriation of $111,825 in fiscal year 2018-19 to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for the costs of one Attorney General Detective position and allocates $200,666 in Other Special Revenue Funds to establish one Assistant Attorney General position and one Paralegal positon in the OAG to investigate all deaths and serious injuries of persons with intellectual disabilities or autism receiving adult developmental services.|
|The bill also
includes General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health an Human
Services of $200,666 in fiscal year 2018-19 to fund the Assistant Attorney
General position and the Paralegal positon in the OAG.
Any additional costs to the Department of Health and Human Services to take part in the Maine Elder Death Analysis Review Team are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.