LD 127 LR 557(01)
Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Program To Provide Grants for Professional Development in Computer Science Instruction
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Pouliot of Kennebec
Committee: Education and Cultural Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2020-21 FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Federal Expenditures Fund $500 $500 $500 $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds $500 $500 $500 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill establishes a 2-year pilot program to award grants to local education agencies to provide professional development in computer science instruction.  The Department of Education will require Federal Expenditures Fund and Other Special Revenue Funds base allocations of $500 per year for fiscal years 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23 to a newly created Professional Development Grant Pilot Program Fund in order to expend any funds received from federal and outside sources.
Additional costs to the Department of Education to administer the program and to prepare and submit the required report can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.