LD 403 LR 1664(01)
An Act To Require That School Administrative Units Establish a Mission Statement for Each of the Public Schools Operated by the School Administrative Unit
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Nelson of Falmouth
Committee: Education and Cultural Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
State Mandate - Unfunded
State Mandates
Required Activity Unit Affected Local Cost
Requires a school board to adopt a mission statement for every school under its jurisdiction. School Insignificant statewide
The required local activities in this bill may represent a State mandate pursuant to the Constitution of Maine.  Unless General Fund appropriations are provided to fund at least 90% of the additional costs or a Mandate Preamble is amended to the bill and two-thirds of the members of each House vote to exempt this mandate from the funding requirement, municipalities may not be required to implement these changes.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Additional costs to the Department of Education associated with rulemaking can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.