LD 726 LR 1191(01)
An Act To Increase Patient Safety in Maine's Medical Marijuana Program
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Saviello of Franklin
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 $350,550 $359,360 $369,242 $379,480
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services will require Other Special Revenue Funds allocations of $350,550 in fiscal year 2015-16 and $359,360 in fiscal year 2016-17 to add 4 Field Investigator positions to the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program to conduct annual site visits of caregivers. The number of caregivers in the State is approximately 1,750, so each Field Investigator will have in excess of 400 visits each year.