|129th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 369||LR 150(01)|
|An Act To Support Healthy Workplaces and Healthy Families by Providing Earned Paid Sick Leave to Certain Employees|
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill|
|Sponsor: Sen. Millett of Cumberland|
|Committee: Labor and Housing|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement|
|Potential future biennium revenue increase - General Fund|
|FY 2019-20||FY 2020-21||Projections FY 2021-22||Projections FY 2022-23|
|Net Cost (Savings)|
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
|This bill may
increase the number of civil suits filed in the court system.
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 fines may increase General Fund and other dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|The Regulation and Enforcement program within the Department of Labor will require a General Fund appropriation of $105,824 in fiscal year 2020-21 for 2 Labor and Safety Inspector positions and related All Other costs associated with investigating and resolving complaints of an alleged violation of the earned paid sick leave law. This preliminary fiscal impact statement assumes a start date of January 1, 2021.|
|Any penalty assessed by the Department of Labor pursuant to section 637, subsection 14 of this Act accrues to the General Fund. The increase in General Fund revenue from these penalties can not be determined at this time.|