LD 505 LR 1237(01)
An Act to Update Reimbursement Rates for Transportation of Deceased Persons by Funeral Homes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Baldacci of Penobscot
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2023-24 FY 2024-25 Projections  FY 2025-26 Projections  FY 2026-27
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150,000
General Fund $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Office of the Attorney General will require an ongoing appropriation of $150,000 per year beginning in fiscal year 2023-24 to increase transportation and wait time reimbursement rates for funeral establishments requested to transport a body to Augusta for the Office of Chief Medical Examiner.