LD 1596 LR 133(01)
An Act to Facilitate the Creation of an Aroostook County Drug Treatment Court
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Pres. Jackson of Aroostook
Committee: Judiciary
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2023-24 FY 2024-25 Projections  FY 2025-26 Projections  FY 2026-27
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $119,886 $126,195 $130,738 $135,445
General Fund $119,886 $126,195 $130,738 $135,445
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes General Fund appropriations of $119,886 in fiscal year 2023-24 and $126,195 in fiscal year 2024-25 to the Office of the Attorney General to establish one new Assistant District Attorney position for a drug treatment court in Aroostook County.
Not included in the bill, but needed by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), are annual General Fund appropriations of $550,000 beginning in fiscal year 2023-24 for the Office of Behavioral Health, within DHHS, to contract with Maine Pretrial Services to oversee the new drug court in Aroostook County.