LD 1221 LR 207(03)
An Act To Enhance Energy Cost Reduction and Facilitate Heating Alternatives in furtherance of the Omnibus Energy Act
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Energy, Utilities and Technology
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Transfer from Efficiency Maine Trust to Maine Energy Office
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Other Special Revenue Funds $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 $300,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill renames the Governor's Energy Office as the Maine Energy Office (MEO). It requires an annual transfer of $300,000 from the Efficiency Maine Trust to the MEO and establishes a Deputy Commissioner position to be appointed by the Governor. This bill includes Other Special Revenue Funds allocations to the MEO of $300,000 in each of fiscal years 2015-16 and 2016-17 for a new Deputy Commissioner position costing $90,483 in fiscal year 2015-16 and $92,340 in fiscal year 2016-17 and to fund certain activities relating to energy resources, planning and development.