LD 1523 LR 1030(02)
An Act To Ensure the Quality of and Increase Access to Recovery Residences
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150,000
General Fund $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes ongoing General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $150,000 beginning in fiscal year 2019-20 for a contract with a third party to certify substance use disorder recovery residences. 
Additional costs to the Maine State Housing Authority to develop the required pilot project to provide a short-term rental subsidy for a person recovering from a substance abuse disorder can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.