LD 1286 LR 774(06)
An Act To Ensure the Use of Environmentally Responsible Insulation Materials in Taxpayer-funded Building Projects
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Johnson of Lincoln
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Removes Mandate Preamble
Eliminates State Mandate
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Exempting local school administrative units, the University of Maine System, Maine Maritime Academy and the Maine Community College System from the requirement of using insulation with a global-warming potential of 10 or less in state-funded new construction or substantial renovation projects that begin on or after October 1, 2017 if it is demonstrated that use of such materials will increase the cost of a project will eliminate the state mandate to school administrative units and remove any potential cost increases to public higher educational institutions in the State. As amended, the bill still keeps the requirement for the Maine State Housing Authority, the Efficiency Maine Trust and state projects, regardless of cost.