LD 579 LR 1437(02)
An Act to Support Farmland Conservation and Transition Planning for Farmers
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
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 $0 $120,125 $123,752 $127,494
General Fund $0 $120,125 $123,752 $127,494
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 $647 $647 $647
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes ongoing General Fund appropriations of $120,125 and Other Special Revenue Funds allocations of $647 beginning in fiscal year 2024-25 to the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (ACF) for one Resource Management Coordinator position, technology management costs and other associated costs. Additionally, the bill instructs ACF to establish a separate account within the Maine Working Farmland Access and Protection Program to deposit funding specifically received to support public-private partnerships.