Maine LD 228: An Act To Make Allocations from Maine Turnpike Authority Funds for the Maine Turnpike Authority for the Calendar Year Ending December 31, 2016

LD 228 (subjects: TURNPIKE AUTHORITY , BUDGET )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=228&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Andrew McLean of Gorham: (D – District 27) — e-mail | Facebook

1 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/3/2015 House Committee on Transportation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Collins of York, REFERRED to the Committee on Transportation, in concurrence.
3/11/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
3/12/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-7).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/17/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED
READ ONCE
Committee Amendment “A” (H-7) READ and ADOPTED , in concurrence.
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
3/18/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-7), in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith.
3/19/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/24/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 228 as originally introduced. L.D. 228 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (H-7) .

An Act To Make Allocations from Maine Turnpike Authority Funds for the Maine Turnpike Authority for the Calendar Year Ending December 31, 2016

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. Allocation. Gross revenues of the Maine Turnpike Authority for the calendar year ending December 31, 2016 must be segregated, apportioned and disbursed as designated in the following schedule.

MAINE TURNPIKE AUTHORITY 2016
Administration
Personal Services $1,174,693
All Other 1,544,411
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TOTAL $2,719,104
Accounts and Controls
Personal Services $2,884,074
All Other 1,291,164
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TOTAL $4,175,238
Highway Maintenance
Personal Services $4,389,009
All Other 2,930,269
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TOTAL $7,319,278
Equipment Maintenance
Personal Services $1,180,020
All Other 2,151,953
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TOTAL $3,331,973
Fare Collection
Personal Services $9,901,756
All Other 3,673,678
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TOTAL $13,575,434
Public Safety and Special Services
Personal Services $448,516
All Other 6,041,708
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TOTAL $6,490,224
Building Maintenance
Personal Services $555,919
All Other 552,116
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TOTAL $1,108,035
Subtotal of Line Items Budgeted $38,719,285
General Contingency – 5% of line items budgeted for 2015 (10% allowed) $1,935,964
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TOTAL REVENUE FUNDS $40,655,249

Sec. 2. Transfer of allocations. Any balance of the allocation for “General Contingency” made by the Legislature for the Maine Turnpike Authority may be transferred at any time prior to the closing of the books to any other allocation or subdivision of any other allocation made by the Legislature for the use of the Maine Turnpike Authority for the same calendar year. Any balance of any other allocation or subdivision of any other allocation made by the Legislature for the Maine Turnpike Authority that at any time is not required for the purpose named in the allocation or subdivision may be transferred at any time prior to the closing of the books to any other allocation or subdivision of any other allocation made by the Legislature for the use of the Maine Turnpike Authority for the same calendar year subject to review by the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over transportation matters. Financial statements describing the transfer, other than a transfer from “General Contingency,” must be submitted by the Maine Turnpike Authority to the Office of Fiscal and Program Review 30 days before the transfer is to be implemented. In the case of extraordinary emergency transfers, the 30-day prior submission requirement may be waived by vote of the committee. These financial statements must include information specifying the accounts that are affected, amounts to be transferred, a description of the transfer and a detailed explanation as to why the transfer is needed.

Sec. 3. Encumbered balance at year-end. At the end of each calendar year, encumbered balances may be carried to the next calendar year.

Sec. 4. Supplemental information. As required by the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 23, section 1961, subsection 6, the following statement of the revenues in 2016 that are necessary for capital expenditures and reserves and to meet the requirements of any resolution authorizing bonds of the Maine Turnpike Authority during 2016, including debt service and the maintenance of reserves for debt service and reserve maintenance, is submitted.

Turnpike Revenue Bond Resolution Adopted April 18, 1991; Issuance of Bonds Authorized Pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 23, section 1968, subsection 1 and former subsection 2 2016
Debt Service Fund $35,089,696
Reserve Maintenance Fund 37,000,000
General Reserve Fund, to be applied as follows:
Capital Improvements 15,549,815
Debt Service Fund under the General Special Obligation Bond Resolution Adopted May 15, 1996; Issuance of Bonds Authorized Pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 23, section 1968, subsection 2-A 3,700,613
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TOTAL $91,340,124

summary

This bill makes allocations from gross revenues of the Maine Turnpike Authority for the payment of the authority’s operating expenses for the calendar year ending December 31, 2016 in accordance with the requirements of the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 23, section 1961, subsection 6.

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