|130th MAINE LEGISLATURE|
|LD 97||LR 219(01)|
|An Act To Ensure the Right To Work without Payment of Dues or Fees to a Labor Union|
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill|
|Sponsor: Rep. Faulkingham of Winter Harbor|
|Committee: Labor and Housing|
|Fiscal Note Required: Yes|
|Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement|
|Potential current biennium cost increase - Other Special Revenue
Potential current biennium revenue increase - Other Special Revenue Funds
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Minor revenue increase - General Fund
|Correctional and Judicial Impact Statements|
Class D crimes and civil violations.
The additional workload associated with the minimal number of new cases filed in the court system does not require additional funding at this time.
The collection of additional fine and/or fee revenue will increase General Fund and dedicated revenue by minor amounts.
|Fiscal Detail and Notes|
|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.|