Maine Revised Statutes

§1710-E. Revenue Forecasting Committee; established; membership

There is established the Revenue Forecasting Committee, referred to in this chapter as the "committee," for the purpose of providing the Governor, the Legislature and the State Budget Officer with analyses, findings and recommendations relating to the projection of revenues for the General Fund and the Highway Fund based on economic assumptions recommended by the Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission. The committee includes the State Budget Officer, the Associate Commissioner for Tax Policy, the State Economist, an economist on the faculty of the University of Maine System selected by the chancellor, the Director of the Office of Fiscal and Program Review and another member of the Legislature's nonpartisan staff familiar with revenue estimating issues appointed by the Legislative Council. One of the 6 members must be selected by a majority vote of the committee members to serve as the chair of the committee. [2011, c. 655, Pt. I, §6 (AMD); 2011, c. 655, Pt. I, §11 (AFF).]

SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 368, §J1 (NEW). 1997, c. 655, §4 (AMD). 1999, c. 127, §A8 (AMD). 2001, c. 2, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 655, Pt. I, §6 (AMD). 2011, c. 655, Pt. I, §11 (AFF).

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