Maine Revised Statutes

§1670. Notification procedure for new federal mandates

Every agency and department of the State shall submit to the State Budget Officer a list of any new laws, new regulations or other actions that may require the State to comply with any new federal mandate in the current biennium or the next biennium. [1995, c. 591, §1 (NEW).]

Each item listed must include how the mandate is funded, the required implementation date, the citations or rulings authorizing the mandate and a brief description of the intended purpose of the mandate. [1995, c. 591, §1 (NEW).]

On or before January 1st of each year, the State Budget Officer shall compile a complete list of new federal mandates and distribute it to each member of the Legislature and to the Director of the Office of Fiscal and Program Review. [1995, c. 591, §1 (NEW).]

1. Procedure for changes. 
[ 1995, c. 591, §1 (RP) .]
2. Allocation. 
[ 1995, c. 591, §1 (RP) .]
3. Reductions. 
[ 1995, c. 591, §1 (RP) .]
4. Budget approval.  All budget recommendations pertaining to federal block grants must be submitted as part of the unified current services budget legislation in accordance with sections 1663 to 1666.
[ 1997, c. 424, Pt. B, §1 (NEW) .]
1981, c. 316, §K (NEW). 1981, c. 534, §D (RPR). 1995, c. 591, §1 (RPR). 1997, c. 424, §B1 (AMD).