LD 1686 LR 2055(02)
An Act To Implement a Geographically Limited Public Defender Office
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 $1,096,355 $2,131,959 $2,196,727 $2,263,569
General Fund $1,096,355 $2,131,959 $2,196,727 $2,263,569
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill creates a Kennebec County public defender office beginning January 1, 2022. The bill includes General Fund appropriations to the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services of $1,096,355 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $2,131,959 in fiscal year 2022-23 for 17 new positions as well as All Other funding.