LD 1079 LR 1257(01)
Resolve, To Support and Encourage the Expansion of Adult Family Care Services at Residential Care Facilities
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Burns of Washington
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
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $562,912 $559,950 $559,950 $559,950
General Fund $562,912 $559,950 $559,950 $559,950
Federal Expenditures Fund $937,088 $940,050 $940,050 $940,050
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $562,912 in fiscal year 2015-16 and $559,950 in fiscal year 2016-17 for up to 40 beds in MaineCare residential care facilities to create greater availability of adult family care services in the State. Federal Expenditures Fund allocations are also included in this bill for the FMAP match.

The department may also require an additional General Fund appropriation to hire a consultant to determine the need for the beds.