LD 1441 LR 2071(02)
An Act to Enhance State Oversight of Water Use and Water Resources
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 $58,785 $61,585 $64,324 $67,201
General Fund $58,785 $61,585 $64,324 $67,201
Other Special Revenue Funds $585 $585 $585 $585
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill changes the duties of the Water Resources Planning Committee and the Maine Agricultural Water Management Board within the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (ACF), increasing data maintenance and reporting requirements. The bill includes ongoing General Fund appropriations of $58,785 beginning in fiscal year 2023-24 for one part-time Hydrogeologist position and associated costs. It also includes ongoing Other Special Revenue Funds allocations of $585 beginning in fiscal year 2023-24 for technology management costs associated with the position.