LD 1433 LR 1725(02)
An Act To Protect Maine Children from Lung Cancer by Requiring Radon Testing in Schools
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
Fund for a Healthy Maine $2,187,000 $0 $0 $0
Fund for a Healthy Maine $2,187,000 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes Fund for a Healthy Maine allocations totaling $2,187,000 in fiscal year 2017-18 to a newly created Radon Testing for Schools Program within the Department of Education for school administrative units to have radon tests performed in all schools every 5 years.  Of this amount, $24,935 is allocated for the costs associated with administering the program and $2,162,065 is allocated to pay for school administrative units to test for radon in schools.
The cost of requiring school administrative units to use certain radon-resistant new construction techniques when building a new elementary or secondary school is not estimated at this time and is not included in the allocation above.