LD 584 LR 592(01)
Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study the Reduction of Unfunded and Outdated Municipal Mandates
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Tuell of East Machias
Committee: State and Local Government
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Legislative Cost/Study
Legislative Cost/Study
The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $575 in fiscal year 2021-22, $1,075 in fiscal year 2022-23 and $575 in fiscal year 2023-24. The Legislature’s budget for the 2022-2023 biennium includes $10,000 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $10,000 in fiscal year 2022-23 for the costs of legislative studies, as well as $21,260 of balances carried over from prior years for this purpose. Whether these amounts are sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature. The additional costs of providing staffing assistance to the study during the interim can be absorbed utilizing existing budgeted staff resources.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Any additional costs to the Governor's Office to have a representative on the Commission is expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.