LD 1952 LR 2977(02)
An Act To Provide Support Services for Military Members Transitioning to Civilian Life in Maine
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
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 $0 $200,000 $200,000 $0
General Fund $0 $200,000 $200,000 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes a General Fund appropriation of $200,000 in fiscal year 2020-21 to the Administration - Economic and Community Development program within the Department of Economic and Community Development to fund the first year of a 2-year pilot project to conduct outreach to encourage active duty military members who are transitioning to civilian life to relocate to the state and to provide personalized and proactive support for those military members and their families.  It is the intent of this legislation that an additional General Fund appropriation of $200,000 be provided in fiscal year 2021-22 for the second year of the pilot project.
Additional costs to the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management associated with the establishment of a pilot project can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.