|131st MAINE LEGISLATURE
|An Act to Protect Minors from Exploitation by Adults for Violation of Privacy
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
|Sponsor: Sen. Bailey of York
|Committee: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
|Current biennium cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
class of a crime. The bill increases from Class D to Class C the crime of
violation of privacy if the subject has not attained 16 years of age. The
current average cost of incarcerating one individual for a single year is
The additional workload associated with the minimal number of new felony cases filed in the court system does not require additional funding at this time.
The collection of additional fine revenue will increase General Fund and dedicated revenue by minor amounts.