LD 1071 LR 1579(02)
An Act To Increase the Penalties for Vandalizing a Cemetery
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
State Mandate - Unfunded
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
Establishes new Class D crimes.
The collection of additional fines may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
State Mandates
Required Activity Unit Affected Local Cost
To repair and restore tombs, monuments, gravestones and related enclosures in cemeteteries. Municipality Significant statewide
The required local activities in this bill may represent a State mandate pursuant to the Constitution of Maine.  Unless General Fund appropriations are provided to fund at least 90% of the additional costs or a Mandate Preamble is amended to the bill and two-thirds of the members of each House vote to exempt this mandate from the funding requirement, municipalities may not be required to implement these changes.