LD 1769 LR 842(01)
An Act Concerning Students Who Experience Educational Disruption Due to Temporary or Permanent Changes Where They Live
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Roberts of South Berwick
Committee: Education and Cultural Affairs
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 $84,651 $119,555 $123,540 $127,669
General Fund $84,651 $119,555 $123,540 $127,669
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The School and Student Supports program within the Department of Education will require ongoing General Fund appropriations of $84,651 in fiscal year 2023-24 and $119,555 in fiscal year 2024-25 for one State Education Representative position and related All Other costs to serve as the Keeping Maine Children Connected Program Manager to develop, train and maintain a statewide network of appropriate liaisons to assist children experiencing disruption including homelessness or unstable residency, placement in foster care, hospitalization or placement in a correctional institution.  This fiscal note assumes an October 1, 2023 effective date.