LD 648 LR 1871(01)
An Act To Improve the Lives of Maine Workers by Supporting Apprenticeships That Lead to Good-paying Jobs
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Rafferty of York
Committee: Labor and Housing
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Redistributes funding for Maine Apprenticeship Program
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Requiring the Maine Apprenticeship Program within the Department of Labor to apply at least 75% of the program funding toward apprenticeship programs that pay at least 1.5 times the rate of the minimum wage upon completion of the apprenticeship agreement will limit the amount of funding available for other apprenticeship programs that do not meet this criteria to 25% of the total program funding available.