|131st MAINE LEGISLATURE
|Resolve, to Establish the Commission Regarding Foreign-trained Physicians Living in Maine
|Fiscal Note for
Bill as Engrossed with:
C "A" (H-128)
|Committee: Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services
|The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $3,050 in fiscal year 2023-24. The Legislature’s proposed budget for the 2024-2025 biennium includes $14,500 in each of fiscal years 2023-24 and 2024-25 for the costs of legislative studies, as well as $2,234 in projected balances from fiscal year 2022-23 and $36,777 of balances carried over from prior years for this purpose. Whether these amounts are sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature. The additional costs of providing staffing assistance to the study during the interim can be absorbed utilizing existing budgeted staff resources.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes
|Additional costs to the Board of Licensure in Medicine, affiliated with the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, associated with a representative of the board serving on the commission can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.