LD 139 LR 597(01)
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Sale of Firearms Carried by Maine State Police
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Beaudoin of Biddeford
Committee: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
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 $118,983 $0 $0 $0
Highway Fund $114,317 $0 $0 $0
General Fund $118,983 $0 $0 $0
Highway Fund $114,317 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes a one-time General Fund appropriation and a one-time Highway Fund allocation of $118,983 and $114,317, respectively, in fiscal year 2013-14 to the Department of Public Safety for the purchase of firearms.
The bill also requires that proceeds from the sale of firearms to current or former State Police personnel be deposited within a dedicated account in the department to be used to purchase replacement firearms.