LD 1361 LR 1933(01)
An Act To Promote Minimum Wage Consistency
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Cushing of Penobscot
Committee: Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Potential future savings - All funds
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Prohibiting municipalities from enacting ordinances related to a minimum wage could save the State future expenditures in any instance where a municipality might choose to impose a minimum wage, indexed or otherwise, that could exceed the lowest salary paid to a state employee within that municipality. No estimate is made at this time on the amount or probability of any savings.