LD 407 LR 1623(01)
An Act To Buy American-made Products
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Martin of Eagle Lake
Committee: State and Local Government
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Potential current biennium cost increase - All Funds
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $70,282 $85,949 $88,286 $90,693
General Fund $70,282 $85,949 $88,286 $90,693
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Administrative and Financial Services will require a General Fund appropriation of $70,282 in fiscal year 2015-16 and $85,949 in fiscal year 2016-17 for one Management Analyst II position to comply with the Maine Buy America Act.  Requiring all iron, steel and manufactured goods used or supplied in state public works projects be manufactured in the United States could increase the cost of such projects.  The amount of any increase cannot be estimated until bids for specific projects are received.