LD 284 LR 767(01)
An Act To Improve Care Provided to Forensic Patients
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Gattine of Westbrook
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $0 $5,268,600 $4,833,093
General Fund $0 $0 $5,268,600 $4,833,093
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services is projected to require General Fund appropriations in the next biennium. The funding begins in fiscal year 2021-22 with the funds required to build the Riverview Forensic Treatment and Rehabilitation Center with ongoing operating costs set to begin in fiscal year 2022-23 for all staffing and contracted services to run the facility.

This cost estimate assumes a Request For Proposal would be released in fiscal year 2019-20, the building would be completed in fiscal year 2021-22 and the facility would be up and running in fiscal year 2022-23.