Government Evaluation Act
The Process for Periodic Legislative
Evaluation of State Agencies and Programs
The Government Evaluation Act, enacted in 1995, establishes a system for periodic review of the executive branch agencies and independent agencies of state government to evaluate their efficacy and performance. The Government Evaluation Act, found in Title 3 M.R.S.A. sections 951-963, generally applies to agencies and independent agencies that either receive money from the General Fund or that are established, created or incorporated by statute.