LD 1471 LR 2382(02)
Resolve, To Facilitate the Distribution of Food Harvested or Processed in Maine to Residents with Food Insecurity
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Net Cost (Savings)
Fund for a Healthy Maine $0 $3,000,000 $0 $0
Fund for a Healthy Maine $0 $3,000,000 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes a one-time Fund for a Healthy Maine allocation of $3,000,000 in fiscal year 2016-17 to the Finance Authority of Maine to create and administer the Maine Harvested Food Products for Residents with Food Insecurity program. The unallocated balance in the Fund for a Healthy Maine is sufficient to cover this additional allocation.
The Finance Authority of Maine has indicated that it will be able to implement and administer the program within the provisions established in this legislation.