LD 1550 LR 1006(01)
An Act To End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Meyer of Eliot
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $15,234,363 $22,886,878 $22,721,636 $22,585,990
General Fund ($15,234,363) ($22,886,878) ($22,721,636) ($22,585,990)
Other Special Revenue Funds ($100,027) ($150,697) ($200,244) ($199,210)
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
The additional workload associated with the minimal number of new cases filed in the court system does not require additional funding at this time.
The collection of additional fine and/or fee revenue will increase General Fund and dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill prohibits the sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products and would reduce General Fund revenue by $15,234,363 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $22,886,878 in fiscal year 2022-23.  It also reduces Local Government Fund revenue by $100,027 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $150,697 in fiscal year 2022-23.
Any additional costs to the Department of Health and Human Services from the provisions of this bill are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.