LD 961 LR 2070(02)
An Act To Create a Research Fund for Maine's Clam Fishery
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Marine Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
General Fund $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill adjusts the membership of the Shellfish Advisory Council from 13 to 14 members and requires that additional member have a background and education in the field of marine science. The bill also establishes the Shellfish Research Fund for the purpose of funding shellfish research projects in the State and provides an annual appropriation of $50,000 to the fund starting in fiscal year 2019-20.