|128th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 1170||LR 1204(03)|
|An Act To Reduce Youth Access to Tobacco Products|
|Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment "B"|
|Committee: Health and Human Services|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|FY 2017-18||FY 2018-19||Projections FY 2019-20||Projections FY 2020-21|
|Net Cost (Savings)|
|Other Special Revenue Funds||($519)||($738)||($1,812)||($1,781)|
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
number of civil violations.
The collection of additional fines may also increase General Fund and Other Special Revenue Funds revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|Increasing the legal age to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products from 18 to 21 except for individuals who are 18 years old as of October 15, 2017 is estimated to reduce General Fund revenue by $497,586 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $707,167 in fiscal year 2018-19 and reduce Local Government Fund revenue by $519 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $738 in fiscal year 2018-19. These impacts are to the cigarette tax, the tobacco products tax and the sales and use tax.|
|The additional costs to the Department of Health and Human Services to update materials and resources are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.|