LD 1095 LR 420(01)
An Act To Establish the Maine Coastal Risks and Hazards Commission
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Blume of York
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Legislative Cost/Study
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $19,250 $19,250 $19,250 $19,250
General Fund $19,250 $19,250 $19,250 $19,250
Other Special Revenue Funds $500 $500 $500 $500
Legislative Cost/Study
The additional costs of providing staffing assistance to the commission during the interim can be absorbed utilizing existing budgeted staff resources.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill would require ongoing annual General Fund appropriations of $19,250 beginning in fiscal year 2017-18 to the Legislature for the costs of the Maine Coastal Risks and Hazards Commission. A base allocation of $500 is needed to allow expenditure of any money received from other sources. Any additional costs for the departments and agencies with members appointed to the commission are assumed to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.