LD 1942 LR 2595(03)
An Act To Make Changes to the State's Hemp Program
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 ($35,125) ($35,125) ($35,125)
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 ($35,125) ($35,125) ($35,125)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has indicated that the changes in this bill will cause 50% of Maine growers of hemp to leave the state program and license directly with the United States Department of Agriculture, reducing licensing revenue by $35,125 annually. The bill includes a deallocation of that amount beginning in fiscal year 2022-23.