|131st MAINE LEGISLATURE
|An Act to Improve Maine's Reproductive Privacy Laws
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
|Sponsor: Spkr. Talbot Ross of Portland
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
|Current biennium savings - General Fund
Minor revenue decrease - General Fund
Minor revenue decrease - Other Special Revenue Funds
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
C and D crimes. The Class C crime eliminated pertains to performing an
abortion without being licensed as a physician, physician assistant or
advanced practice registered nurse.
The current average cost of incarcerating one individual for a single
year is $55,203.
There may be some minor reduction of workload associated with the minimal number of felony cases that will no longer be filed in the court system.
Reductions in the collection of fines will decrease General Fund or other dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes
|Any additional costs to the Department of Health and Human Services to revise the form for collecting the required data are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.