Maine LD 232: An Act To Adjust Appropriations and Allocations from the General Fund and Other Funds for the Expenditures of the Department of the Attorney General and the Judicial Department for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015

LD 232 (subjects: SPECIAL EDUCATION , IDENTIFICATION )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=232&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Margaret Rotundo of Lewiston: (D – District 59) — e-mail | Facebook

1 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/3/2015 House Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Hamper of Oxford, REFERRED to the Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs, in concurrence.
6/22/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Adjust Appropriations and Allocations from the General Fund and Other Funds for the Expenditures of the Department of the Attorney General and the Judicial Department for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015

Emergency preamble. Whereas, acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and

Whereas, the 90-day period may not terminate until after the beginning of the next fiscal year; and

Whereas, certain obligations and expenses incident to the operation of state departments and institutions will become due and payable immediately; and

Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,

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

PART A

Sec. A-1. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.

ATTORNEY GENERAL, DEPARTMENT OF THE

Administration – Attorney General 0310

Initiative: Provides funding for authorized call out/weekend or holiday duty pay for Attorney General Detectives.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$14,661 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $14,661 $0 $0

Chief Medical Examiner – Office of 0412

Initiative: Provides funding for standby pay and call out pay for the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner position and 2 Medicolegal Death Investigator positions beginning April 1, 2015.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$18,782 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $18,782 $0 $0

FHM – Attorney General 0947

Initiative: Provides funding for Maine’s portion of a multistate cost-sharing agreement related to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement diligent enforcement requirement.

FUND FOR A HEALTHY MAINE 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$29,805 $0 $0
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FUND FOR A HEALTHY MAINE TOTAL $29,805 $0 $0

ATTORNEY GENERAL, DEPARTMENT OF THE
DEPARTMENT TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
GENERAL FUND
$33,443 $0 $0
FUND FOR A HEALTHY MAINE
$29,805 $0 $0
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DEPARTMENT TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $63,248 $0 $0

PART B

Sec. B-1. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.

JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT

Courts – Supreme, Superior and District 0063

Initiative: Provides funding for increased guardian ad litem costs due to an increase in case filings.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$330,000 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $330,000 $0 $0

Courts – Supreme, Superior and District 0063

Initiative: Provides funding for an increase in psychological exam costs.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$250,000 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $250,000 $0 $0

Courts – Supreme, Superior and District 0063

Initiative: Transfers one Assistant Clerk position from the Supreme Judicial and Superior Courts, Other Special Revenue Funds to the Publications Revolving Fund, Other Special Revenue Funds, within the same program.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
POSITIONS – LEGISLATIVE COUNT
0.000 0.000 0.000
Personal Services
$0 $0 $0
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL $0 $0 $0

Courts – Supreme, Superior and District 0063

Initiative: Provides funding for the increase in facility costs for the Bangor courthouse.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$138,383 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $138,383 $0 $0

Courts – Supreme, Superior and District 0063

Initiative: Provides funding for facility costs related to the Capital Judicial Center.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$303,788 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $303,788 $0 $0

JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
GENERAL FUND
$1,022,171 $0 $0
OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS
$0 $0 $0
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DEPARTMENT TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $1,022,171 $0 $0

Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.

SUMMARY

This bill adjusts appropriations and allocations as follows.

Part A adjusts appropriations and allocations from the General Fund and other funds for the expenditures of the Department of the Attorney General for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

Part B adjusts appropriations from the General Fund for the expenditures of the Judicial Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

Patterns of Support

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