LD 84 LR 586(01)
An Act Concerning Screening of Newborns for Lysosomal Storage Disorders
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Haskell of Cumberland
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Other Special Revenue Funds $65,000 $130,000 $130,000 $130,000
Other Special Revenue Funds $65,000 $130,000 $130,000 $130,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services will require an allocation of $65,000 in fiscal year 2015-16 and $130,000 begining in fiscal year 2016-17 to add to the newborn screening program the lysosomal storage disorders known as Krabbe, Pompe, Gaucher, Fabry and Niemann-Pick diseases. Current newborn screening fees would be increased from $110 to $120 per baby in order to cover these additional costs.