LD 1974 LR 2611(05)
An Act To Establish and Fund the Maine Climate Corps Program Pursuant to Recommendations in the Report Required by Resolve 2021, Chapter 25
Fiscal Note for Bill as Engrossed with:
C "A" (S-440)
S "A" (S-639)
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $81,310 $81,310 $81,310
General Fund $0 $81,310 $81,310 $81,310
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $150,000 $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $150,000 $0 $0
Private Trust Funds $0 ($150,000) $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes ongoing General Fund appropriations of $81,310 beginning in fiscal year 2022-23 to a newly established Maine Climate Corps Program - Maine Commission for Community Service program to support one Maine Climate Corps Program leadership position. The bill also includes a one-time Other Special Revenue Funds allocation of $120,000 in fiscal year 2022-23 to the same program to support 4 eligible participants in the program. A one-time Other Special Revenue Funds allocation of $30,000 is provided in fiscal year 2022-23 to the Maine Service Fellows Program to increase the opportunities for individuals to devote a year of service to communities in the State.
The bill requires the State Controller to transfer $150,000 to the Department of Education from the settlement funds received by the Office of the Attorney General for antitrust enforcement and enforcement of the Unfair Trade Practices Act to fund the allocations described above.