LD 157 LR 592(01)
An Act To Create an Advisory Committee To Review and Make Recommendations Regarding Hunting and Fishing Laws
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Pouliot of Augusta
Committee: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Legislative Cost/Study
Legislative Cost/Study
The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $1,000 in fiscal year 2015-16 and $1,000 in fiscal year 2016-17.  The Legislature's proposed budget includes $10,000 in fiscal year 2015-16 and $10,000 in fiscal year 2016-17 for legislative studies.  Whether the amounts are sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature.  
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Any additional costs to the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife for creating the Hunting and Fishing Law Review Advisory Committee to conduct annual surveys of licensees and permittees and review certain laws and rules are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.