LD 1370 LR 891(04)
An Act To Improve the Quality of Teachers
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Millett of Cumberland
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 ($250,000) ($250,000) ($250,000)
General Fund $0 ($250,000) ($250,000) ($250,000)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This amendment eliminates the ongoing General Fund appropriations in the bill of $250,000 per year beginning in fiscal year 2016-17 to the Student Financial Assistance Program within the Finance Authority of Maine for the costs of doubling the amount of loans awarded to eligible students in the Educators for Maine Program. The doubling is removed as well.
As amended, this legislation still requires local school adminstrative units to increase the minimum salary for certified teachers to $40,000 beginning in the 2017-2018 school year.