LD 1915 LR 2493(01)
An Act To Improve Intensive Behavioral Health and Public Safety Case Management Services
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Berry of Bowdoinham
Committee: Health and Human Services
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 $0 $256,191 $256,191 $256,191
General Fund $0 $256,191 $256,191 $256,191
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $242,698 $242,698 $242,698
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $256,191 in fiscal year 2022-23 for the recruitment and retention of all Intensive Case Manager positions via a $5 per wage-hour stipend payment and an additional $1 per wage-hour stipend payment for employees holding or obtaining a relevant master's degree. Other Special Revenue Funds allocations are also included in this bill for the FMAP match.

A more current estimate would increase the fiscal year 2022-23 General Fund appropriation by $81,980 to $338,171 and decrease the fiscal year 2022-23 Other Special Revenue Funds allocation by $100,326 to $142,372.