LD 1294 LR 1555(01)
An Act To Prevent Discrimination against Domestic Violence Victims
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Bailey of York
Committee: Judiciary
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 $59,771 $58,815 $60,617 $62,476
General Fund $59,771 $58,815 $60,617 $62,476
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill provides protections against discrimination in employment and housing against a person who has sought and received an order of protection. The Maine Human Rights Commission anticipates that these protections will increase the number of complaints filed with the commission. As a result, the commission will require General Fund appropriations of $59,771 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $58,815 in fiscal year 2022-23 for one part-time Maine Human Rights Investigator position and related All Other costs.