LD 1515 LR 2091(02)
An Act To Increase the Availability of Mental Health Services
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2013-14 FY 2014-15 Projections  FY 2015-16 Projections  FY 2016-17
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $3,317,750 $3,317,750 $3,317,750
General Fund $0 $3,317,750 $3,317,750 $3,317,750
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes a General Fund appropriation of $3,316,250 in fiscal year 2014-15 for Riverview Psychiatric Center to contract for clinical services to be provided in a mental health unit located within an adult correctional facility.  It also provides a General Fund appropriation of $1,500 for the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services based on an anticipated increase in court hearings.  The Department of Corrections has indicated no additional security staff will be required as a result of this bill.