|128th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 65||LR 63(02)|
|An Act To Ensure the Right To Work without Payment of Dues or Fees to a Labor Union as a Condition of Employment|
|Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "|
|Committee: Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|Potential current biennium cost increase - Other Special Revenue
Potential current biennium revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
|FY 2017-18||FY 2018-19||Projections FY 2019-20||Projections FY 2020-21|
|Net Cost (Savings)|
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
Class D crimes.
The collection of additional fines may also increase General Fund revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|This bill includes a General Fund appropriation of $84,116 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $111,382 in fiscal year 2018-19 for the Department of the Attorney General for staff to investigate and prosecute violations concerning the right to refrain from joining a union.|
|This legislation may increase litigation before the Maine Labor Relations Board, resulting in increased payments to board members for per diem and other expenses. Pursuant to Title 26, section 968, per diem and necessary expenses for members and alternates of the board, as well as state cost allocation program charges, must be shared equally by the parties to any proceeding at which the board presides and must be paid into a special fund administered by the board from which all costs must be paid.|