LD 1263 LR 1448(02)
Resolve, To Increase the Affordability of Safe Drinking Water for Maine Families
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $500,000 $0 $0 $0
General Fund $500,000 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes a one-time General Fund appropriation of $500,000 in fiscal year 2017-18 to the Maine State Housing Authority (MSHA) to provide grants and loans to eligible households for treatment of contaminated private drinking water wells.
The provision in this bill that allows MSHA to utilize 15% of the total funds provided to administer the program is expected to be sufficient to cover the administrative costs to MSHA.