LD 245 LR 537(02)
An Act Regarding Rural Water Districts
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Energy, Utilities and Technology
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $200,000 $0 $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds $200,000 $0 $0 $0
General Fund ($200,000) $0 $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds $200,000 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes a one-time transfer from the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services of $200,000 in fiscal year 2021-22 to the Small Consumer-Owned Water Utility Infrastructure Fund established in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 22, section 2610-A on or before November 15, 2021. It also includes a matching allocation to allow expenditure of the transferred money. 
Any additional costs to the Public Utilities Commission to implement the provisions of this bill are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.