LD 648 LR 1871(02)
An Act To Improve the Lives of Maine Workers by Supporting Apprenticeships That Lead to Good-paying Jobs
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Labor and Housing
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
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 used for reimbursement of direct training costs toward apprenticeship programs in which the starting wage is at least 1.25 times the minimum wage rate and at least 1.5 times the minimum wage rate 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.