LD 1406 LR 994(02)
An Act To Promote Prescription Drug Price Transparency
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Judiciary
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $100,000 $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $100,000 $0 $0
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
Increases the number of civil suits
The additional workload associated with the minimal number of new cases filed in the court system does not require additional funding at this time. 
The collection of additional filing fees may increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes a one-time allocation to the Maine Health Data Organization of $100,000 to collect and present certain data to the legislature and to develop a plan for further data collection. The Maine Health Data Organization has sufficient resources available to fund the allocation.
Additional costs to the Department of the Attorney General are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.