LD 534 LR 1686(02)
An Act To Make Ballot Questions Easier To Read and Understand for Maine Voters
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment "A"
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Current biennium cost increase - General Fund
Referendum Costs Month/Year Election Type Question Length
Nov-19 General Referendum Standard
Including the Attorney General's statement explaining what a "yes" vote favors and what a "no" vote opposes for each referendum question on the ballot may require a second ballot to be printed. The Secretary of State's budget includes sufficient funds to accommodate one ballot of average length for the general election in November. If the number or size of the referendum questions requires production and delivery of a second ballot, an additional appropriation of $172,000 may be required.