LD 921 LR 670(01)
An Act To Eliminate Maine Clean Election Act Funding for Candidates in Gubernatorial Races
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Hutchins of Penobscot
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Other Special Revenue Funds ($1,584,575) ($1,530,000) ($1,530,000) ($1,530,000)
Other Special Revenue Funds ($40,000) ($36,000) ($36,000) ($36,000)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Eliminating Maine Clean Election Act funding for gubernatorial candidates would reduce anticipated spending by $1,584,575 in fiscal year 2021-22 and by $1,530,000 in fiscal year 2022-23 from eliminating distributions to gubernatorial candidates. Allocations to the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices would be reduced accordingly. The loss of qualifying contributions from gubernatorial candidates would reduce revenue to the Maine Clean Election Fund by $40,000 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $36,000 in fiscal year 2022-23.