LD 1874 LR 3092(01)
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Subminimum Wage
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Fecteau of Biddeford
Committee: Labor and Housing
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Potential current biennium cost increase - public and private employers
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Eliminating the current exemptions from the minimum wage law that allow an employer to pay a wage that is less than the minimum wage to individuals with disabilities will increase costs to those public and private employers that currently employ individuals with disabilities and pay them at a rate lower than the minimum wage.  The impact to these employers can not be determined.