LD 1238 LR 1651(02)
An Act To Protect Women's Single-sex Shelters
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Judiciary
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $121,034 $119,124 $122,776 $126,543
General Fund $121,034 $119,124 $122,776 $126,543
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill excludes from the definition of "place of public accommodation" privately owned and operated facilities that provide emergency shelter to women. The bill includes General Fund appropriations of $121,034 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $119,124 in fiscal year 2022-23 to the Maine Human Rights Commission for one part-time Attorney position and one part-time Investigator position, as well as related All Other costs. These positions are necessary to handle an expected increase in complaints and the need for legal counsel.