LD 1870 LR 2729(02)
An Act To Reorganize the Provision of Services for Children with Disabilities from Birth to 5 Years of Age
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Education and Cultural Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Legislative Cost/Study
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $3,700,000 $0 $0
General Fund $0 $3,700,000 $0 $0
Legislative Cost/Study
The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $3,500 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $3,750 in fiscal year 2018-19. The Legislature's budget includes approximately $7,000 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $10,000 in fiscal year 2018-19 for legislative studies. Whether these amounts are sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature. The additional costs of providing drafting assistance to the study during the interim can be absorbed utilizing existing budgeted staff resources.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes a one-time General Fund appropriation of $3,700,000 in fiscal year 2018-19 to the Child Development Services Program within the Department of Education to address a budgetary shortfall. 
Any additional costs to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education to take part in the Task Force are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.