LD 893 LR 631(01)
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to Article X of the Constitution of Maine Regarding the Publication of Maine Indian Treaty Obligations
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Bear of Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians
Committee: Judiciary
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Current biennium cost increase - General Fund
Referendum Costs Month/Year Election Type Question Length
Nov-15 General Referendum Standard
The Secretary of State's budget includes sufficient funds to accommodate one ballot of average length for the general election in November.  If the number or size of the referendum questions requires production and delivery of a second ballot, an additional appropriation of $107,250 may be required.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
If approved by the voters, the bill would require printing an additional 4 pages of the constitution.  Any additional printing costs could be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.