LD 1319 LR 1278(02)
An Act To Ensure That Wages and Benefits of Maine State Employees Serve a Public Purpose
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Legislative Cost/Study
Legislative Cost/Study
The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $4,250 in fiscal year 2015-16. The Legislature's proposed budget includes $10,000 in fiscal year 2015-16 for legislative studies.  Whether this amount is sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature.  The additional costs of providing staffing assistance to the study during the interim can be absorbed utilizing existing budgeted staff resources. If more than 4 meetings are held during the interim the estimated cost for each additional meeting is projected to be $1,000 for legislative per diem and expenses.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Additional costs to the Maine Labor Relations Board and the Department of Administrative and Financial Services to serve as members of the Study on State Union Leave can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.