LD 87 LR 689(02)
An Act To Improve Community Mental Health Treatment
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2013-14 FY 2014-15 Projections  FY 2015-16 Projections  FY 2016-17
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $5,659,250 $5,659,250 $5,659,250 $5,659,250
General Fund $5,659,250 $5,659,250 $5,659,250 $5,659,250
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes a General Fund appropriation of $5,659,250 in fiscal years 2013-14 and 2014-15 for the Department of Health and Human Services.  This amount is the amount requested by the department to provide mental health services to conform with the consent decree and incorporated settlement agreement in the case of Paul Bates, et al. v. Robert Glover, et al., Kennebec County Superior Court, Civil Action Docket No. CV-89-88.  The Governor's proposed budget for the 2014-2015 biennium includes a $2,000,000 General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2013-14 to conform with the consent decree and settlement agreement.  The estimate of fiscal impact for this bill may need to be revised based on final legislative action on the 2014-2015 budget.