LD 300 LR 930(02)
An Act To Preserve Funding for the Maine Clean Election Act by Removing Gubernatorial Candidates from Eligibility
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Other Special Revenue Funds ($4,572,626) ($1,725,247) $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds ($124,000) ($60,000) $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Eliminating Maine Clean Election Act funding for gubernatorial candidates will reduce anticipated spending by $4,572,626 in fiscal year 2017-18 and by $1,725,247 in fiscal year 2018-19 from eliminating distributions to gubernatorial candidates and from elimination of one temporary project position. Allocations to the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices is reduced accordingly. The loss of qualifying contributions from gubernatorial candidates will reduce revenue to the Maine Clean Election Fund by $124,000 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $60,000 in fiscal year 2018-19.