LD 993 LR 1209(01)
An Act To Expand Recovery Support Services Offered in Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties and the Greater Bangor Region To Improve Access, Treatment and Recovery for Those Affected by Substance Use Disorder by Designating a Regional Peer-supported Recovery Center
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Rosen of Hancock
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 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
General Fund $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $1,000,000 beginning in fiscal year 2019-20 to contract with a peer-supported recovery center designated by the department as a regional peer-supported recovery center under the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 20056 to expand recovery support services in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties and the greater Bangor region.

The program number of the account included in the bill is 0679, which is an old number that is no longer in use. If the bill is to move forward the funding should be in program Z199, which is still the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services.