LD 66 LR 599(01)
An Act To Require That Motorcyclists Wear Helmets
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Beaudoin of Biddeford
Committee: Transportation
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2013-14 FY 2014-15 Projections  FY 2015-16 Projections  FY 2016-17
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $722 ($84,793) ($83,952) ($83,086)
General Fund $12,002 $28,007 $28,848 $29,714
General Fund $11,280 $112,800 $112,800 $112,800
Other Special Revenue Funds $1,720 $17,200 $17,200 $17,200
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Requiring all operators and passengers on a motorcycle to wear a helmet is expected to increase fine revenue by $130,000 annually, resulting in a General Fund revenue increase of $11,280 in fiscal year 2013-14 and $112,800 in fiscal year 2014-15.  This bill also includes a General Fund appropriation of $12,002 in fiscal year 2013-14 and $28,007 in fiscal year 2014-15 for a part-time Assistant Clerk position for the Judicial Department to process the anticipated increase in the number of violations.