LD 97 LR 219(02)
An Act To Ensure the Right To Work without Payment of Dues or Fees to a Labor Union
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Labor and Housing
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Potential current biennium cost increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Potential current biennium revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
Establishes new Class D crimes and civil violations.
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 fine and/or fee revenue will increase General Fund and dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This legislation may increase litigation before the Maine Labor Relations Board, resulting in increased payments to board members for per diem and other expenses.  Pursuant to Title 26, section 968, per diem and necessary expenses for members and alternates of the board, as well as state cost allocation program charges, must be shared equally by the parties to any proceeding at which the board presides and must be paid into a special fund administered by the board from which all costs must be paid.