LD 322 LR 655(01)
An Act To Provide Occupants of Motor Vehicles with Gold Star Family Registration Plates Free Entry to State Parks and Historic Sites
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Roberts of South Berwick
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $10,327 $10,327 $10,327 $10,327
General Fund ($10,327) ($10,327) ($10,327) ($10,327)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill would allow motor vehicles with a gold star license plate free entry to all state parks. This is estimated to reduce General Fund revenue by $10,327 annually using the assumptions listed below: 
total active gold star license plates            218 cars
29% already buy annual park passes              63 annual passes
63 passes not sold @ $105 each  $     6,615 revenue loss from passes not sold
71% do not buy annual passes            155 cars
155 cars make 1.5 park visits each year            232 car visits
4 people in car each visit            928 day trips
Average of $4 per adult visit  $     3,712 revenue loss from day trips not sold
 $     6,615
 $     3,712
Estimated revenue loss  $    10,327