LD 312 LR 1090(03)
An Act To Extend the Maine Bicentennial Commission and the Use of Maine Bicentennial Registration Plates through 2021
Fiscal Note for Bill as Engrossed with:
C "A" (S-28)
Committee: Transportation
Fiscal Note
Legislative Cost/Study
Minor revenue increase - Highway Fund
Minor revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Legislative Cost/Study
The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $1,500 in fiscal year 2021-22. The Legislature’s proposed budget for the 2022-2023 biennium includes $10,000 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $10,000 in fiscal year 2022-23 for the costs of legislative studies, as well as $21,260 of balances carried over from prior years for this purpose. Whether these amounts are sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Extending the Maine bicentennial registration plates could result in increased revenue associated with fees for the plate.  No change to the budget is required.