LD 1187 LR 1764(02)
An Act To Apply the Same Auditing Standards to All Candidates and Political Action Committees
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $52,000 $0 $52,000
General Fund $0 $52,000 $0 $52,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Under current law, the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices conducts random post-election audits of 20% of the candidates who received Maine Clean Election Act funding. This bill includes General Fund appropriations of $52,000 beginning in fiscal year 2020-21 and continuing in every other fiscal year to expand the random post-election audits to include 20% of candidates who did not receive Maine Clean Election Act funding.