LD 525 LR 168(02)
An Act to Protect Farm Workers by Allowing Them to Organize for the Purposes of Collective Bargaining
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Labor and Housing
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
This bill may increase the number of civil suits filed in the court system. The additional workload associated with the minimal number of new cases filed in the court system does not require additional funding at this time.  The collection of additional filing fees will increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Additional costs to the Maine Labor Relations Board to implement the requirements of this legislation can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.  Revenue from penalties assessed due to nonpayment of a party's share of the cost of services provided by the State Board of Arbitration and Conciliation is expected to be minor.