LD 569 LR 58(01)
Resolve, To Study the Impact of Higher Maine Turnpike Tolls on Workers, Businesses and Economic Development
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Bolduc of Auburn
Committee: Transportation
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Legislative Cost/Study
Legislative Cost/Study
The general operating expenses of this study are projected to be $3,500 in fiscal year 2013-14.  The Legislature's proposed budget includes $10,000 in fiscal year 2013-14 for legislative studies.  Whether this amount is sufficient to fund all studies will depend on the number of studies authorized by the Legislative Council and the Legislature.  The costs of providing staff assistance for this study can be absorbed by the Legislature.
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Additional costs to the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Labor and the Maine Turnpike Authority associated with serving on the committee can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.