|131st MAINE LEGISLATURE
|An Act to Allow Only Students of Female Gender to Participate in Women's and Girls' Scholastic Sports
|Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes
|Potential current biennium cost increase – General Fund
Potential current biennium cost increase – local school administrative units
Minor revenue increase – General Fund
|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 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
|The prohibition in this bill may increase complaints filed with the Maine Human Rights Commission and may increase litigation under the Maine Human Rights Act. To the extent complaints increase, the commission may incur costs associated with intake and investigation. To the extent that litigation occurs, the Maine Human Rights Commission, the Department of Education, the Office of the Attorney General and school administrative units may incur additional costs for legal and other services.