LD 516 LR 2027(02)
An Act to Reduce Cancer Among Firefighters by Providing Grants for Safety Equipment
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2023-24 FY 2024-25 Projections  FY 2025-26 Projections  FY 2026-27
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $250,000 $0 $0 $0
General Fund $250,000 $0 $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds $500 $500 $500 $500
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill  includes a one-time General Fund appropriation of $250,000 in fiscal year 2023-24 to the Maine Fire Protection Services Commission to provide grants to fire departments for the purchase and installation of diesel exhaust systems and heavy duty extractor washing machines. 
The bill also creates the Firefighter Safety Equipment Fund within the Maine Fire Protection Services Commission with a base Other Special Revenue Funds allocation of $500 beginning in fiscal year 2023-24.