LD 661 LR 1213(01)
An Act To Fund HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Viral Hepatitis Screening, Prevention, Diagnostic and Treatment Services
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Burstein of Lincolnville
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2014-15 FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $391,800 $391,800 $391,800 $391,800 $391,800
General Fund $391,800 $391,800 $391,800 $391,800 $391,800
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes ongoing General Fund appropriations of $391,800 per year beginning in fiscal year 2014-15 to provide screening and prevention services and diagnostic and treatment services for individuals throughout the State who are uninsured and without covered access to such services and who are at risk in accordance with criteria established by the program. It should be noted that, without emergency preamble language in the bill, it's provisions will not take effect until 90 days after the legislative session has ended, which will be well after fiscal year 2014-15 has ended. If the intent of the bill is to begin appropriations in fiscal year 2014-15 an emergency preamble needs to be included in the bill to make the funds available immediately.