LD 1186 LR 1087(01)
An Act To Promote Professional Training and Security in Maine Courts
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Frey of Bangor
Committee: Judiciary
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Current biennium revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Current biennium cost increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill authorizes the State Court Administrator to establish fees on lawyers, guardians ad litem, interpreters, mediators and other professionals who participate in court proceedings to cover the costs of training, orientation, continuing education, background investigations, entry screening and security. Fees are also authorized on 3rd parties to cover the costs of the use of court facilities for purposes not related to court functions by those 3rd parties.