Maine LD 234: An Act To Adjust Appropriations and Allocations from the General Fund and Other Funds for the Expenditures of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015

LD 234 (subjects: , )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=234&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | 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 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-489)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/22/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.

READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (H-489) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence.

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-489), in concurrence.

Ordered sent down forthwith.
6/22/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/23/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED – Emergency – 2/3 Elected Required, in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 234 as originally introduced. L.D. 234 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-489) .

An Act To Adjust Appropriations and Allocations from the General Fund and Other Funds for the Expenditures of State Government 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.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF

Maine Developmental Disabilities Council Z185

Initiative: Provides funding for the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council to support advocacy, capacity building and systematic change activities that are matched with federal funds.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$81,026 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $81,026 $0 $0

Maine Developmental Disabilities Council Z185

Initiative: Provides funding for an additional contracted staff position for the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$14,750 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $14,750 $0 $0

Solid Waste Management Fund 0659

Initiative: Provides funding for modifications to the pipeline connecting the Dolby Landfill with the wastewater treatment facility formerly operated by Great Northern Paper.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$300,000 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $300,000 $0 $0

ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
DEPARTMENT TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
GENERAL FUND
$395,776 $0 $0
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DEPARTMENT TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $395,776 $0 $0

RETIREMENT SYSTEM, MAINE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Retirement System – Retirement Allowance Fund 0085

Initiative: Provides funding for benefits for judges who retired prior to December 1, 1984 and their surviving spouses under the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 4, section 1403 and for retired Governors and their surviving spouses under the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 2, section 1-A.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$2 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $2 $0 $0

RETIREMENT SYSTEM, MAINE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
DEPARTMENT TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
GENERAL FUND
$2 $0 $0
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DEPARTMENT TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $2 $0 $0

SECTION TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
GENERAL FUND
$395,778 $0 $0
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SECTION TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $395,778 $0 $0

Sec. A-2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF

Information Services 0155

Initiative: Provides funding for retroactive reclassifications.

OFFICE OF INFORMATION SERVICES FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$146,858 $0 $0
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OFFICE OF INFORMATION SERVICES FUND TOTAL $146,858 $0 $0

Workers’ Compensation Management Fund Program 0802

Initiative: Provides funding for retroactive reclassifications.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$32,250 $0 $0
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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT FUND TOTAL $32,250 $0 $0

ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
DEPARTMENT TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
OFFICE OF INFORMATION SERVICES FUND
$146,858 $0 $0
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT FUND
$32,250 $0 $0
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DEPARTMENT TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $179,108 $0 $0

PART B

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

ETHICS AND ELECTION PRACTICES, COMMISSION ON GOVERNMENTAL

Governmental Ethics and Election Practices – Commission on 0414

Initiative: Provides funding to meet payroll obligations.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$7,531 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $7,531 $0 $0

PART C

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

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

Office of Policy and Management Z135

Initiative: Provides funding for technical expertise to support the development of an economic plan for the State.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$25,745 $0 $0
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL $25,745 $0 $0

PART D

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

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, MAINE

Human Rights Commission – Regulation 0150

Initiative: Increases funding for a projected increase in revenue from recovered costs for postage, printing and redacting.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$2,000 $0 $0
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL $2,000 $0 $0

Sec. D-2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, MAINE

Human Rights Commission – Regulation 0150

Initiative: Provides funding for the retroactive portion of the reclassification of one Human Resource Specialist position to a Public Service Coordinator I position.

FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$10,682 $0 $0
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FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND TOTAL $10,682 $0 $0

Human Rights Commission – Regulation 0150

Initiative: Provides funding for the approved ongoing reclassification of one Human Resource Specialist position to a Public Service Coordinator I position.

FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$7,988 $0 $0
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FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND TOTAL $7,988 $0 $0

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, MAINE
DEPARTMENT TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND
$18,670 $0 $0
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DEPARTMENT TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $18,670 $0 $0

PART E

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

INDIAN TRIBAL-STATE COMMISSION, MAINE

Maine Indian Tribal-state Commission 0554

Initiative: Provides funding for increased requests for major initiatives.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$22,500 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $22,500 $0 $0

PART F

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

LABOR, DEPARTMENT OF

Regulation and Enforcement 0159

Initiative: Reorganizes one Office Associate II position to a Secretary Associate position funded 50% Federal Expenditures Fund and 50% Other Special Revenue Funds within the same program. Also adjusts All Other to fund the reorganization in Other Special Revenue Funds.

FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$276 $0 $0
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FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND TOTAL $276 $0 $0

Safety Education and Training Programs 0161

Initiative: Reorganizes one Office Associate II position to a Secretary Associate position funded 50% Federal Expenditures Fund and 50% Other Special Revenue Funds within the same program. Also adjusts All Other to fund the reorganization in Other Special Revenue Funds.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$276 $0 $0
All Other
($276) $0 $0
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL $0 $0 $0

State Workforce Investment Board Z158

Initiative: Provides funding for the coordination of statewide strategic planning, program integration and evaluation of all workforce development programs and activities.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$121,993 $0 $0
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL $121,993 $0 $0

State Workforce Investment Board Z158

Initiative: Reorganizes one Senior Economic Research Analyst position to a Public Service Coordinator II position and adjusts All Other to fund the reorganization.

FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$2,449 $0 $0
All Other
($2,449) $0 $0
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FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND TOTAL $0 $0 $0

Workforce Research Z164

Initiative: Transfers and reallocates the cost of one Statistician III position from 100% Federal Expenditures Fund to 60% General Fund and 40% Federal Expenditures Fund within the same program and reallocates the cost of one Principal Economic Research Analyst position from 100% Federal Expenditures Fund to 75% Federal Expenditures Fund and 25% General Fund within the same program. Also provides funding for related All Other costs in the General Fund.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
POSITIONS – LEGISLATIVE COUNT
1.000 0.000 0.000
Personal Services
$17,285 $0 $0
All Other
$82,715 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $100,000 $0 $0

FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
POSITIONS – LEGISLATIVE COUNT
(1.000) 0.000 0.000
Personal Services
($17,285) $0 $0
All Other
$17,285 $0 $0
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FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND TOTAL $0 $0 $0

LABOR, DEPARTMENT OF
DEPARTMENT TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
GENERAL FUND
$100,000 $0 $0
FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FUND
$276 $0 $0
OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS
$121,993 $0 $0
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DEPARTMENT TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $222,269 $0 $0

PART G

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

PROFESSIONAL AND FINANCIAL REGULATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Financial Institutions – Bureau of 0093

Initiative: Provides funding for recruitment stipends for 5 Bank Examiners, 3 Senior Bank Examiners and 4 Principal Bank Examiners who complete required training courses and provides funding for related STA-CAP charges.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$80,856 $0 $0
All Other
$1,173 $0 $0
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL $82,029 $0 $0

Insurance – Bureau of 0092

Initiative: Provides funding for an approved reclassification of one Assistant Insurance Analyst position to a Consumer Assistance Specialist position and provides funding for related STA-CAP charges.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$24,695 $0 $0
All Other
$292 $0 $0
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL $24,987 $0 $0

PROFESSIONAL AND FINANCIAL REGULATION, DEPARTMENT OF
DEPARTMENT TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS
$107,016 $0 $0
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DEPARTMENT TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $107,016 $0 $0

PART H

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

TREASURER OF STATE, OFFICE OF

Debt Service – Treasury 0021

Initiative: Adjusts funding levels for debt service.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$1,142,416 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $1,142,416 $0 $0

State – Municipal Revenue Sharing 0020

Initiative: Adjusts funding for municipal revenue sharing to bring allocations in line with projected resources available at the end of the Second Regular Session of the 126th Legislature.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$852,990 $0 $0
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL $852,990 $0 $0

State – Municipal Revenue Sharing 0020

Initiative: Adjusts funding for municipal revenue sharing to bring allocations in line with changes in projected resources resulting from the implementation of a Maine capital investment credit and conformity with the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended through December 31, 2014.

OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
($345,149) $0 $0
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OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL ($345,149) $0 $0

TREASURER OF STATE, OFFICE OF
DEPARTMENT TOTALS 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
GENERAL FUND
$1,142,416 $0 $0
OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS
$507,841 $0 $0
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DEPARTMENT TOTAL – ALL FUNDS $1,650,257 $0 $0

Sec. H-2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.

TREASURER OF STATE, OFFICE OF

Administration – Treasury 0022

Initiative: Provides funding for the approved reorganization of one Public Service Coordinator I position to a Public Service Manager I position and reduces All Other to fund the reorganization.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Personal Services
$4,276 $0 $0
All Other
($4,276) $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $0 $0 $0

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

SUMMARY

PART A

This Part adjusts appropriations and allocations from the General Fund and other funds for the expenditures of the Department of Administrative and Financial Services for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015 and the Maine Public Employees Retirement System for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

PART B

This Part adjusts appropriations from the General Fund for the expenditures of the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

PART C

This Part adjusts allocations from Other Special Revenue Funds for the expenditures of the Executive Department, Office of Policy and Management for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

PART D

This Part adjusts allocations from the Federal Expenditures Fund and other funds for the expenditures of the Maine Human Rights Commission for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

PART E

This Part adjusts appropriations from the General Fund for the expenditures of the Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

PART F

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

PART G

This Part adjusts allocations from Other Special Revenue Funds for the expenditures of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

PART H

This Part adjusts appropriations and allocations from the General Fund and other funds for the expenditures of the Office of the Treasurer of State for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

Patterns of Support

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