LD 304 LR 1129(01)
An Act To Improve Stroke Care in Maine
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Pierce of Falmouth
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $737,169 $740,055 $742,940 $745,994
General Fund $737,169 $740,055 $742,940 $745,994
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $737,169 in fiscal year 2019-20 and $740,055 in fiscal year 2020-21 for evidence-based education efforts designed to inform residents of the State about the causes, signs and symptoms of stroke, focusing on populations and geographic areas most affected by stroke, and to improve stroke surveillance and epidemiology efforts of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MeCDC) and for one Stroke Care Coordinator position in the MeCDC.

A more current estimate would increase the FY 2019-20 General Fund appropriation by $8,856 to $746,025 and the FY 2020-21 General Fund appropriation by $8,822 to $748,877 from a reclassification of the position and an increase in the all other costs.