LD 1020 LR 1069(02)
An Act To End Discrimination in Civil Marriage and Affirm Religious Freedom
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment "   "
Committee: Judiciary
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Potential current biennium cost increase - General Fund
Potential current biennium cost increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements
Increases the number of divorce proceedings.
The collection of additional filing fees may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill may reduce Real Estate Transfer Tax collections affecting General Fund revenue and Other Special Revenue Funds revenue dedicated to the Housing Opportunities for Maine Fund.  The amount of the reductions can not be determined at this time.  Additionally, the bill is expected to impact eligibility and net benefits under the Maine Resident Property Tax and Rent Refund Program.  The net effect on total payments can not be determined at this time. This fiscal note is based on no change to federal income tax filing status, and therefore, would have no effect on Maine individual income tax liability.