|128th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 1904||LR 2988(01)|
|An Act To Prohibit the Practice of Female Genital Mutilation of a Minor|
|Fiscal Note for Original Bill|
|Committee: Criminal Justice and Public Safety|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|Contingent current biennium cost increase - General Fund
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
Class A crimes; increases correctional and judicial costs
The additional workload associated with the minimal number of new felony cases filed in the court system does not require additional funding at this time.
The collection of additional fines may increase General Fund or other dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|The bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), to the extent existing resources are available, to develop and institute a community outreach program regarding female genital mutilation that provides support services, training and educational materials. If DHHS determines that resources are available for the program, the costs that would be incurred would not require an additional appropriation.|