LD 1180 LR 1582(04)
An Act To Prohibit Discrimination in Housing Based on a Person's Participation in a Rental Assistance Program
Fiscal Note for House Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Rep. Arata of New Gloucester
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Legislative Cost/Study
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund ($59,771) ($58,815) ($60,617) ($62,476)
General Fund ($59,771) ($58,815) ($60,617) ($62,476)
Legislative Cost/Study
The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $2,750 in fiscal year 2021-22. The Legislature’s 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. The additional costs of providing staffing assistance to the study during the interim can be absorbed utilizing existing budgeted staff resources.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This amendment removes General Fund appropriations to the Maine Human Rights Commission of $59,771 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $58,815 in fiscal year 2020-21.