LD 1686 LR 2055(05)
An Act To Implement a Geographically Limited Public Defender Office
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Breen of Cumberland
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) ($890,482) ($929,707) ($976,284)
General Fund ($1,096,355) ($890,482) ($929,707) ($976,284)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This amendment replaces the bill and provides General Fund appropriations of $1,241,477 beginning in fiscal year 2022-23 to the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services to establish one District Defender position, 2 Assistant Defender I positions, 2 Assistant Defender II positions and related costs and for online legal research access and annual reimbursement for written legal materials purchased by attorneys. This fiscal note reflects the incremental funding difference between the amendment and the bill.