LD 1496 LR 2501(08)
An Act To Support Maine People in Recovery
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Katz of Kennebec
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 $900,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
General Fund $0 $900,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill creates within the Department of Health and human Services 3 new peer centers in different parts of the State to coordinate and run peer support programs to help persons in recovery from drug addiction. This amendment reduces the bill's General Fund appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Services from $600,000 to $400,000 in fiscal year 2016-17 only by moving one of the peer centers to fiscal year 2017-18.
The bill includes a General Fund appropriation of $1,100,000 in fiscal year 2016-17 to the Department of Public Safety for one Contract Grant Specialist position and administrative costs to administer and oversee the Program and to provide grants to municipalities and counties.