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Amend several sections in LD 1903 Part C as follows:

Replace Section C-3 as follows:

Current

Sec. C-3. 20-A MRSA 15671, sub-7, B, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. C, 1, is further amended to read:

 

B. The annual targets for the state share percentage of the statewide adjusted total cost of the components of essential programs and services are as follows.

 

(1) For fiscal year 2005-06, the target is 52.6%.

 

(2) For fiscal year 2006-07, the target is 53.86%.

 

(3) For fiscal year 2007-08, the target is 53.51%.

 

(4) For fiscal year 2008-09, the target is 52.52%.

 

(5) For fiscal year 2009-10, the target is 48.93%.

 

(6) For fiscal year 2010-11, the target is 45.84%.

 

(7) For fiscal year 2011-12, the target is 46.13%46.03%.

 

(8) For fiscal year 2012-13, the target is 46.71%.

 

Revised

Sec. C-3. 20-A MRSA 15671, sub-7, B, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. C, 1, is further amended to read:

 

B. The annual targets for the state share percentage of the statewide adjusted total cost of the components of essential programs and services are as follows.

 

(1) For fiscal year 2005-06, the target is 52.6%.

 

(2) For fiscal year 2006-07, the target is 53.86%.

 

(3) For fiscal year 2007-08, the target is 53.51%.

 

(4) For fiscal year 2008-09, the target is 52.52%.

 

(5) For fiscal year 2009-10, the target is 48.93%.

 

(6) For fiscal year 2010-11, the target is 45.84%.

 

(7) For fiscal year 2011-12, the target is 46.13%46.02%.

 

(8) For fiscal year 2012-13, the target is 46.68%.

 

Replace Section C-4 as follows:

 

Current

 

Sec. C-4. 20-A MRSA 15671, sub-7, C, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. C, 2, is further amended to read:

 

C. Beginning in fiscal year 2011-12, the annual targets for the state share percentage of the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 including the cost of the components of essential programs and services plus the state contributions to teacher retirement, retired teachers' health insurance and retired teachers' life insurance are as follows.

 

(1) For fiscal year 2011-12, the target is 49.56%49.48%.

 

(2) For fiscal year 2012-13, the target is 52.50%50.10%.

 

(3) For fiscal year 2013-14 and succeeding years, the target is 55%.

 

Revised

 

Sec. C-4. 20-A MRSA 15671, sub-7, C, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. C, 2, is further amended to read:

 

C. Beginning in fiscal year 2011-12, the annual targets for the state share percentage of the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 including the cost of the components of essential programs and services plus the state contributions to teacher retirement, retired teachers' health insurance and retired teachers' life insurance are as follows.

 

(1) For fiscal year 2011-12, the target is 49.56%49.47%.

 

(2) For fiscal year 2012-13, the target is 52.50%50.07%.

 

(3) For fiscal year 2013-14 and succeeding years, the target is 55%.

 

 

Replace Section C-5 as follows:

 

Current

 

Sec. C-5. 20-A MRSA 15671-A, sub-2, B, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. C, 3, is further amended to read:

 

B. For property tax years beginning on or after April 1, 2005, the commissioner shall calculate the full-value education mill rate that is required to raise the statewide total local share. The full-value education mill rate is calculated for each fiscal year by dividing the applicable statewide total local share by the applicable statewide valuation. The full-value education mill rate must decline over the period from fiscal year 2005-06 to fiscal year 2008-09 and may not exceed 9.0 mills in fiscal year 2005-06 and may not exceed 8.0 mills in fiscal year 2008-09. The full-value education mill rate must be applied according to section 15688, subsection 3-A, paragraph A to determine a municipality's local cost share expectation. Full-value education mill rates must be derived according to the following schedule.

 

(1) For the 2005 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 47.4% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2005-06.

 

(2) For the 2006 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 46.14% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2006-07.

 

(3) For the 2007 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 46.49% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2007-08.

 

(4) For the 2008 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 47.48% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2008-09.

 

(4-A) For the 2009 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 51.07% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2009-10.

 

(4-B) For the 2010 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 54.16% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2010-11.

 

(4-C) For the 2011 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 53.87%53.97% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2011-12.

 

(5) For the 2012 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 47.74%53.29% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2012-13.

 

(6) For the 2013 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 47.50% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2013-14.

 

(7) For the 2014 property tax year and subsequent tax years, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 45% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2014-15 and after.

 

Revised

 

Sec. C-5. 20-A MRSA 15671-A, sub-2, B, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. C, 3, is further amended to read:

 

B. For property tax years beginning on or after April 1, 2005, the commissioner shall calculate the full-value education mill rate that is required to raise the statewide total local share. The full-value education mill rate is calculated for each fiscal year by dividing the applicable statewide total local share by the applicable statewide valuation. The full-value education mill rate must decline over the period from fiscal year 2005-06 to fiscal year 2008-09 and may not exceed 9.0 mills in fiscal year 2005-06 and may not exceed 8.0 mills in fiscal year 2008-09. The full-value education mill rate must be applied according to section 15688, subsection 3-A, paragraph A to determine a municipality's local cost share expectation. Full-value education mill rates must be derived according to the following schedule.

 

(1) For the 2005 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 47.4% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2005-06.

 

(2) For the 2006 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 46.14% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2006-07.

 

(3) For the 2007 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 46.49% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2007-08.

 

(4) For the 2008 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 47.48% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2008-09.

 

(4-A) For the 2009 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 51.07% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2009-10.

 

(4-B) For the 2010 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 54.16% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2010-11.

 

(4-C) For the 2011 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 53.87%53.98% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2011-12.

 

(5) For the 2012 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 47.74%53.32% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2012-13.

 

(6) For the 2013 property tax year, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 47.50% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2013-14.

 

(7) For the 2014 property tax year and subsequent tax years, the full-value education mill rate is the amount necessary to result in a 45% statewide total local share in fiscal year 2014-15 and after.

 

Replace Section C-13 as follows:

 

Current

 

Sec. C-13. PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. C, 8 and 9, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. C, 4, are further amended to read:

Sec. C-8. Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12. The total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for fiscal year 2011-12 is as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

2011-12

 

 

 

TOTAL

Total Operating Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 without transitions percentage

 

$1,390,771,314

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 with 97% transitions percentage

 

$1,349,048,174

 

 

 

 

 

Total other subsidizable costs pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15681-A

 

$413,851,257

 

 

 

Total Operating Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 and total other subsidizable costs pursuant to Title 20-A, section 15681-A

 

$1,762,899,431

 

 

 

 

Total Debt Service Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total debt service allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683-A

 

$104,575,834

 

 

 

 

Total Adjustments and Miscellaneous Costs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total adjustments and miscellaneous costs pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, sections 15689 and 15689-A

 

$67,593,846 $64,093,846

 

 

 

Total Cost of Funding Public Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for fiscal year 2011-12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, chapter 606-B

 

$1,935,069,111 $1,931,569,111

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of the state contribution to teacher retirement, teacher retirement health insurance and teacher retirement life insurance for fiscal year 2011-12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapters 421 and 423

 

$172,592,848

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustment pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683, subsection 2

 

$41,723,140

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12

 

$2,149,385,099 $2,145,885,099

 

Sec. C-9. Local and state contributions to total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12. The local contribution and the state contribution appropriation provided for general purpose aid for local schools for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012 is calculated as follows:

 

 

 

 

2011-12

2011-12

 

 

LOCAL

STATE

Local and State Contributions to the Total Cost of Funding Public Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local and state contributions to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 - subject to statewide distributions required by law

$1,042,466,969

$892,602,142 $889,102,142

 

 

 

 

 

State contribution to the total cost of teacher retirement, teacher retirement health insurance and teacher retirement life insurance for fiscal year 2011-12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapters 421 and 423

 

$172,592,848

 

 

 

 

 

State contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12

 

$1,065,194,990 $1,061,694,990

 

Revised

 

Sec. C-13. PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. C, 8 and 9, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. C, 4, are further amended to read:

Sec. C-8. Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12. The total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for fiscal year 2011-12 is as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

2011-12

 

 

 

TOTAL

Total Operating Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 without transitions percentage

 

$1,390,771,314

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 with 97% transitions percentage

 

$1,349,048,174

 

 

 

 

 

Total other subsidizable costs pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15681-A

 

$413,851,257

 

 

 

Total Operating Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 and total other subsidizable costs pursuant to Title 20-A, section 15681-A

 

$1,762,899,431

 

 

 

 

Total Debt Service Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total debt service allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683-A

 

$104,575,834

 

 

 

 

Total Adjustments and Miscellaneous Costs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total adjustments and miscellaneous costs pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, sections 15689 and 15689-A

 

$67,593,846 $63,894,104

 

 

 

Total Cost of Funding Public Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for fiscal year 2011-12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, chapter 606-B

 

$1,935,069,111 $1,931,369,369

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of the state contribution to teacher retirement, teacher retirement health insurance and teacher retirement life insurance for fiscal year 2011-12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapters 421 and 423

 

$172,592,848

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustment pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683, subsection 2

 

$41,723,140

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12

 

$2,149,385,099 $2,145,685,357

 

Sec. C-9. Local and state contributions to total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12. The local contribution and the state contribution appropriation provided for general purpose aid for local schools for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012 is calculated as follows:

 

 

 

 

2011-12

2011-12

 

 

LOCAL

STATE

Local and State Contributions to the Total Cost of Funding Public Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local and state contributions to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 - subject to statewide distributions required by law

$1,042,466,969

$892,602,142 $888,902,400

 

 

 

 

 

State contribution to the total cost of teacher retirement, teacher retirement health insurance and teacher retirement life insurance for fiscal year 2011-12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapters 421 and 423

 

$172,592,848

 

 

 

 

 

State contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12

 

$1,065,194,990 $1,061,495,248

 

 

Amend Section C-15 as follows:

 

Current

 

Sec. C-15. Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12. The total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for fiscal year 2012-13 is as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

2012-13

 

 

 

TOTAL

Total Operating Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 without transitions percentage

 

$1,395,869,772

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 with 97% transitions percentage

 

$1,353,993,679

 

 

 

 

 

Total other subsidizable costs pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15681-A

 

$430,187,826

 

 

 

Total Operating Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 and total other subsidizable costs pursuant to Title 20-A, section 15681-A

 

$1,784,181,505

 

 

 

 

Total Debt Service Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total debt service allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683-A

 

$103,872,675

 

 

 

 

Total Adjustments and Miscellaneous Costs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total adjustments and miscellaneous costs pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, sections 15689 and 15689-A

 

$70,440,632

 

 

 

Total Cost of Funding Public Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for fiscal year 2012-13 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, chapter 606-B

 

$1,958,494,812

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of the state contribution to teacher retirement, teacher retirement health insurance and teacher retirement life insurance for fiscal year 2012-13 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapters 421 and 423

 

$174,932,892

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustment pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683, subsection 2

 

$41,876,093

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12

 

$2,175,303,797

 

Revised

 

Sec. C-15. Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12. The total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for fiscal year 2012-13 is as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

2012-13

 

 

 

TOTAL

Total Operating Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 without transitions percentage

 

$1,395,869,772

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 with 97% transitions percentage

 

$1,353,993,679

 

 

 

 

 

Total other subsidizable costs pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15681-A

 

$429,737,826

 

 

 

Total Operating Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total operating allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 and total other subsidizable costs pursuant to Title 20-A, section 15681-A

 

$1,783,731,505

 

 

 

 

Total Debt Service Allocation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total debt service allocation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683-A

 

$103,872,675

 

 

 

 

Total Adjustments and Miscellaneous Costs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total adjustments and miscellaneous costs pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, sections 15689 and 15689-A

 

$69,749,900

 

 

 

Total Cost of Funding Public Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for fiscal year 2012-13 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, chapter 606-B

 

$1,957,354,080

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of the state contribution to teacher retirement, teacher retirement health insurance and teacher retirement life insurance for fiscal year 2012-13 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapters 421 and 423

 

$174,932,892

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustment pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683, subsection 2

 

$41,876,093

 

 

 

 

 

Total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12

 

$2,174,163,065

 

Amend Section C-16 as follows:

 

Current

 

Sec. C-16. Local and state contributions to total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12. The local contribution and the state contribution appropriation provided for general purpose aid for local schools for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013 is calculated as follows:

 

 

 

 

2012-13

2012-13

 

 

LOCAL

STATE

Local and State Contributions to the Total Cost of Funding Public Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local and state contributions to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 - subject to statewide distributions required by law

$1,043,692,866

$914,801,946

 

 

 

 

 

State contribution to the total cost of teacher retirement, teacher retirement health insurance and teacher retirement life insurance for fiscal year 2012-13 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapters 421 and 423

 

$174,932,892

 

 

 

 

 

State contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12

 

$1,089,734,838

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revised

 

Sec. C-16. Local and state contributions to total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12. The local contribution and the state contribution appropriation provided for general purpose aid for local schools for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013 is calculated as follows:

 

 

 

 

2012-13

2012-13

 

 

LOCAL

STATE

Local and State Contributions to the Total Cost of Funding Public Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local and state contributions to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 - subject to statewide distributions required by law

$1,043,692,866

$913,661,214

 

 

 

 

 

State contribution to the total cost of teacher retirement, teacher retirement health insurance and teacher retirement life insurance for fiscal year 2012-13 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapters 421 and 423

 

$174,932,892

 

 

 

 

 

State contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12

 

$1,088,594,106

 

SUMMARY

PART C

 

This amendment revises several amounts to reflect updated appropriation levels in both fiscal year 2011-12 and fiscal year 2012-13.

 


 

Amend LD 1903 Part D as follows:

 

Current

PART D

Sec. D-1. 5 MRSA 931, sub-1, G, as enacted by PL 1983, c. 729, 4, is amended to read:

 

G. Employees working in the Governor's office, Governor's Office of Communications, Governor's Energy Office and at the Blaine Mansion;

Sec. D-2. 5 MRSA 937, sub-1, A, as amended by PL 2007, c. 1, Pt. D, 1, is further amended to read:

 

A. Deputy Commissioner; and

Sec. D-3. 5 MRSA 937, sub-1, F, as amended by PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. PPP, 1, is further amended to read:

 

F. Director, Policy and Programs.;

Sec. D-4. 5 MRSA 937, sub-1, K, L and M are enacted to read:

 

K. Director, PK-20, Adult Education and Federal Programs Team;

 

L. Director, Special Services Team; and

 

M. Director, Communications.

Sec. D-5. 5 MRSA 942, sub-1, as amended by PL 1983, c. 862, 14, is further amended to read:

 

1. Major policy-influencing positions.   The following positions are major policy-influencing positions within the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, these positions and their successor positions shall be are subject to this chapter:

 

A. Deputy Commissioner;

 

B. Game Warden Colonel; and

 

C. Assistant to the Commissioner for Public Information.; and

 

E. Public Relations Representative.

Sec. D-6. 5 MRSA 943, sub-1, J and K, as enacted by PL 1995, c. 560, Pt. G, 3, are amended to read:

 

J. Executive Director, Office of Operations; and

 

K. Director, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services.;

Sec. D-7. 5 MRSA 943, sub-1, L and M are enacted to read:

 

L. Director, Bureau of Unemployment Compensation; and

 

M. Director, Public Information.

Sec. D-8. 12 MRSA 10103, sub-1-A is enacted to read:

 

1-AAppointment of Public Relations Representative.   The commissioner shall appoint, to serve at the commissioner's pleasure, the Public Relations Representative.

Sec. D-9. 20-A MRSA 203, sub-1, A, as amended by PL 2009, c. 571, Pt. W, 1, is further amended to read:

 

A. Deputy Commissioner; and

Sec. D-10. 20-A MRSA 203, sub-1, F, as amended by PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. PPP, 2, is further amended to read:

 

F. Director, Policy and Programs.; and

Sec. D-11. 20-A MRSA 203, sub-1, K is enacted to read:

 

K. Director, Communications.

Sec. D-12. 26 MRSA 1401-B, sub-1, B, as amended by PL 2007, c. 1, Pt. D, 4, is further amended to read:

 

B. The commissioner shall appoint to serve at the commissioner's pleasure:

 

(2) Assistant to the Commissioner for Public Affairs;

 

(3) Deputy Commissioner;

 

(4) Director, Bureau of Labor Standards;

 

(5) Beginning April 15, 1996, Executive Director, Bureau of Employment Services;

 

(6) Executive Director, Office of Operations; and

 

(7) Director, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services.;

 

(8) Director, Bureau of Unemployment Compensation; and

 

(9) Director, Public Information.

 

 

Revised

 

PART D

Sec. D-1. 5 MRSA 931, sub-1, G, as enacted by PL 1983, c. 729, 4, is amended to read:

 

G. Employees working in the Governor's office, Governor's Office of Communications, Governor's Energy Office and at the Blaine Mansion;

Sec. D-2. 5 MRSA 937, sub-1, A, as amended by PL 2007, c. 1, Pt. D, 1, is further amended to read:

 

A. Deputy Commissioner; and

Sec. D-3. 5 MRSA 937, sub-1, F, as amended by PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. PPP, 1, is further amended to read:

 

F. Director, Policy and Programs.;

Sec. D-4. 5 MRSA 937, sub-1, K, L and M are enacted to read:

 

K. Director, PK-20, Adult Education and Federal Programs Team;

 

L. Director, Special Services Team; and

 

M. Director, Communications.

Sec. D-5. 5 MRSA 943, sub-1, J and K, as enacted by PL 1995, c. 560, Pt. G, 3, are amended to read:

 

J. Executive Director, Office of Operations; and

 

K. Director, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services.;

Sec. D-6. 5 MRSA 943, sub-1, L and M are enacted to read:

 

L. Director, Bureau of Unemployment Compensation; and

 

M. Director, Public Information.

Sec. D-7. 20-A MRSA 203, sub-1, A, as amended by PL 2009, c. 571, Pt. W, 1, is further amended to read:

 

A. Deputy Commissioner; and

Sec. D-8. 20-A MRSA 203, sub-1, F, as amended by PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. PPP, 2, is further amended to read:

 

F. Director, Policy and Programs.; and

Sec. D-9. 20-A MRSA 203, sub-1, K, L and M are enacted to read:

 

K. Director, PK-20, Adult Education and Federal Programs Team;

 

L. Director, Special Services Team; and

 

M. Director, Communications.

Sec. D-10. 26 MRSA 1401-B, sub-1, B, as amended by PL 2007, c. 1, Pt. D, 4, is further amended to read:

 

B. The commissioner shall appoint to serve at the commissioner's pleasure:

 

(2) Assistant to the Commissioner for Public Affairs;

 

(3) Deputy Commissioner;

 

(4) Director, Bureau of Labor Standards;

 

(5) Beginning April 15, 1996, Executive Director, Bureau of Employment Services;

 

(6) Executive Director, Office of Operations; and

 

(7) Director, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services.;

 

(8) Director, Bureau of Unemployment Compensation; and

 

(9) Director, Public Information.

 

Sec. D-11. Effective Date. Those sections of this Part that affect the Director, Bureau of Unemployment Compensation position take effect whenever that position becomes vacant.

 

 

SUMMARY

PART D

This amendment does the following:

It removes the portion of the Part that made a communications position in the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife subject to appointment of the commissioner.

It added positions subject to appointment of the Commissioner of Education to the appropriate section within Title 20-A.

It clarifies that the Director, Bureau of Unemployment Compensation position is not subject to appointment of the Commissioner of Labor until the position becomes vacant.

 


Amend LD 1903 by deleting Part J and renumber the remaining parts to occur consecutively

 

 

SUMMARY

PART J

 

This amendment removes Part J from the bill. This Part clarified that contributions for health insurance for state employees and teachers who retired as the result of a disability were not required. This Part is no longer necessary since these provisions were enacted in Public Law 2011, chapter 540.

 

 


Amend LD 1903 Part K as follows:

 

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PART K

Sec. K-1. 5 MRSA 1667-B, sub-3 and 4, as enacted by PL 2005, c. 12, Pt. T, 7, are amended to read:

 

3. Legislative review.  AllotmentExcluding the State - Municipal Revenue Sharing program, Other Special Revenue Funds account and the Disproportionate Tax Burden Fund program, Other Special Revenue Funds account in the Office of the Treasurer of State, allotment of the funds under subsection 1 is subject to review by the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over appropriations and financial affairs;

 

4. 30-day wait.  AllotmentExcluding the State - Municipal Revenue Sharing program, Other Special Revenue Funds account and the Disproportionate Tax Burden Fund program, Other Special Revenue Funds account in the Office of the Treasurer of State, allotment of the funds under subsection 1 does not take effect until 30 days after the approval by the Governor; and

 

 

Revised

 

PART K

Sec. K-1. 5 MRSA 1667-B, sub-3 and 4, as enacted by PL 2005, c. 12, Pt. T, 7, are amended to read:

 

3. Legislative review.  AllotmentExcluding the State - Municipal Revenue Sharing program, Other Special Revenue Funds account and the Disproportionate Tax Burden Fund program, Other Special Revenue Funds account in the Office of the Treasurer of State, and accounts when they are allotting funds to pay death benefits pursuant to Title 25, chapter 195-A, allotment of the funds under subsection 1 is subject to review by the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over appropriations and financial affairs;

 

4. 30-day wait.  AllotmentExcluding the State - Municipal Revenue Sharing program, Other Special Revenue Funds account and the Disproportionate Tax Burden Fund program, Other Special Revenue Funds account in the Office of the Treasurer of State, and accounts when they are allotting funds to pay death benefits pursuant to Title 25, chapter 195-A, allotment of the funds under subsection 1 does not take effect until 30 days after the approval by the Governor; and

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY

PART K

 

This amendment exempts financial orders that allot funds to pay death benefits for law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical services persons who die while in the line of duty from legislative review and from provisions requiring a 30-day wait before taking effect.

 


Amend LD 1903 by deleting Part M and renumber the remaining parts to occur consecutively

 

 

SUMMARY

PART M

 

This amendment removes Part M from the bill. This Part clarified that transfers from the Maine Budget Stabilization Fund to pay for death benefits are made by financial order and take effect upon the recommendation of the State Budget Officer and approval of the Governor. This Part is no longer required because changes are proposed to Part K of the change package to achieve the same purpose.


Please amend LD 1903 by deleting Part N and renumber the remaining parts to occur consecutively

 

 

SUMMARY

PART N

 

This amendment removes Part N from the bill which required the transfer of $100,000 from the Fund for the Efficient Delivery of Local and Regional Services to General Fund unappropriated surplus. This Part is no longer required because this provision was included in separate legislation that was enacted.

 


Amend LD 1903 by deleting Part O and renumber the remaining parts to occur consecutively

 

SUMMARY

PART O

 

This amendment removes Part O from the bill which proposed to rename 3 bureaus within the Department of Environmental Protection and the titles of the related bureau directors.

 


Amend LD 1903 by deleting Part V and renumber the remaining parts to occur consecutively

 

 

SUMMARY

PART V

 

 

This amendment removes Part V from the bill which required that a portion of the unencumbered balance forward of the Department of Health and Human Services, Disproportionate Share Riverview and Disproportionate Share - DDPC General Fund accounts lapse to the General Fund in fiscal year 2011-12. This Part is no longer required because this provision was included in separate legislation that was enacted.

 


Amend LD 1903 Part AA as follows:

 

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PART AA

Sec. AA-1. Transfer of funds; Clean Elections Act Chapter 1 Initiated Bill. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Controller shall transfer $1,500,000 on or before June 30, 2012 and $950,000 on or before June 30, 2013 from the Clean Elections Act Chapter 1 Initiated Bill program, Other Special Revenue Funds account to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund.

 

Revised

 

PART AA

Sec. AA-1. Transfer of funds; Clean Elections Act Chapter 1 Initiated Bill. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Controller shall transfer $1,300,000 on or before June 30, 2012 and $950,000 on or before June 30, 2013 from the Clean Elections Act Chapter 1 Initiated Bill program, Other Special Revenue Funds account to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund.

 

 

SUMMARY

PART AA

 

This amendment reduces the amount required to be transferred by the State Controller on or before June 30, 2012 from the Maine Clean Election Fund, Other Special Revenue Funds account to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund by $200,000.

 

 


Amend LD 1903 by deleting Part PP and renumber the remaining parts to occur consecutively

 

 

SUMMARY

PART PP

 

This amendment removes Part PP from the bill which required the State Controller to transfer $450,000 from the Bureau of Revenue Services Fund program, Internal Service Fund account to General Fund unappropriated surplus. This Part is no longer required because this provision was included in separate legislation that has already been enacted.

 


Amend LD 1903 Part VV as follows:

 

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PART VV

Sec. VV-1. Transfer of funds; Fund for a Healthy Maine. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Controller shall transfer $3,858,368 no later than June 30, 2012 and $358,409 no later than June 30, 2013 from the Fund for a Healthy Maine to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund.

 

Revised

PART VV

Sec. VV-1. Transfer of funds; Fund for a Healthy Maine. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Controller shall transfer $1,858,368 no later than June 30, 2012 and $358,409 no later than June 30, 2013 from the Fund for a Healthy Maine to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund.

 

Sec. VV-2. Fund for a Healthy Maine; adjustment to allocations. If sufficient balances are not available to meet the transfer requirements in section 1 of this Part, the State Budget Officer is authorized to adjust allocations subject to the requirements of the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 22, section 1511, subsection 12 to achieve the necessary amounts to be transferred.

 

SUMMARY

PART VV

 

This amendment reduces transfers from the Fund for a Healthy Maine to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund by $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2011-12. It also authorizes the State Budget Officer to use the adjustment to allocation authority granted by Title 22, section 1511, subsection 12 if sufficient savings are not available to meet the transfer requirement in section 1 of this Part.

 


Amend LD 1903 Part WW as follows:

 

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PART WW

Sec. WW-1. 25 MRSA 2396, first , as amended by PL 1997, c. 728, 17, is further amended to read:

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is established as a bureau within the Department of Public Safety. The Commissioner of Public Safety, with the advice and consent of the Governor and subject to review by the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over public safety matters and to confirmation by the Legislature, shall appoint as State Fire Marshal a person experienced in fire prevention work, who may be removed for cause by the commissioner to serve for a term of 4 years unless removed for cause. The State Fire Marshal may be removed by impeachment or by the Governor on the address of both branches of the Legislature. The Commissioner of Public Safety or the commissioner's designee shall appoint, subject to the Civil Service Law, such investigators, inspectors and other employees as are necessary to carry out the duties assigned to the office. The State Fire Marshal and the Commissioner of Public Safety or the commissioner's designee have all of the duties and responsibilities assigned to the office.

 

Revised

 

PART WW

Sec. WW-1. 25 MRSA 2396, first , as amended by PL 1997, c. 728, 17, is further amended to read:

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is established as a bureau within the Department of Public Safety. The Commissioner of Public Safety, with the advice and consent of the Governor and subject to review by the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over public safety matters and to confirmation by the Legislature, shall appoint as State Fire Marshal a person experienced in fire prevention work, who may be removed for cause by the commissioner to serve for a term of 4 years. The State Fire Marshal may be removed by impeachment or by the Governor on the address of both branches of the Legislature. The Commissioner of Public Safety or the commissioner's designee shall appoint, subject to the Civil Service Law, such investigators, inspectors and other employees as are necessary to carry out the duties assigned to the office. The State Fire Marshal and the Commissioner of Public Safety or the commissioner's designee have all of the duties and responsibilities assigned to the office.

 

 

SUMMARY

PART WW

 

 

This amendment clarifies the circumstances for removal of the State Fire Marshal from office.

 


 

Amend LD 1903 Part XX as follows:

 

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PART XX

Sec. XX-1. Personal Services savings; transfer to General Fund undedicated revenue. Notwithstanding the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 1582, subsection 4 or any other provision of law, the State Controller is authorized to transfer the first $6,600,000 of unexpended Personal Services appropriations that would otherwise lapse to the Salary Plan program in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund at the close of fiscal year 2011-12.

 

Sec. XX-2. General Fund Salary Plan; transfer to General Fund undedicated revenue. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Controller is authorized to transfer up to $6,600,000 from the Salary Plan program in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund at the close of fiscal year 2011-12 in the event that the total savings in section 1 of this Part are not achieved.

 

Revised

 

PART XX

Sec. XX-1. Personal Services savings; transfer to General Fund undedicated revenue. Notwithstanding the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 1582, subsection 4 or any other provision of law, the State Controller is authorized to transfer the first $6,000,000 of unexpended Personal Services appropriations that would otherwise lapse to the Salary Plan program in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund at the close of fiscal year 2011-12.

 

Sec. XX-2. General Fund Salary Plan; transfer to General Fund undedicated revenue. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Controller is authorized to transfer up to $6,000,000 from the Salary Plan program in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund at the close of fiscal year 2011-12 in the event that the total savings in section 1 of this Part are not achieved.

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY

PART XX

This amendment reduces the amount of unexpended Personal Services savings that would otherwise lapse to the Salary Plan program to General Fund unappropriated surplus at the close of fiscal year 2011-12 required to be transferred from $6,600,000 to $6,000,000. It also reduces the amount the State Controller can transfer from the Salary Plan program to General Fund unappropriated surplus in the event that the full savings amount is not achieved.


Amend LD 1903 Part YY as follows:

 

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PART YY

Sec. YY-1. Lapsed balances; Agricultural Vitality Program - Carrying Account; General Fund. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, $6,072 of unencumbered balance forward in the All Other line category in the Agricultural Vitality Program - Carrying Account, General Fund account in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources lapses to the General Fund in fiscal year 2011-12.

Sec. YY-2. Lapsed balances; Maine Farms for the Future Program; General Fund. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, $300,000 of unencumbered balance forward in the All Other line category in the Maine Farms for the Future Program, General Fund account in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources lapses to the General Fund in fiscal year 2011-12.

 

Revised

PART YY

Sec. YY-1. Lapsed balances; Agricultural Vitality Program - Carrying Account; General Fund. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, $6,072 of unencumbered balance forward in the All Other line category in the Agricultural Vitality Program - Carrying Account, General Fund account in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources lapses to the General Fund in fiscal year 2011-12.

 

SUMMARY

PART YY

 

This amendment strikes the section from Part YY that lapsed $300,000 from the unencumbered balance in the Maine Farms for the Future Program in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources to the General Fund in fiscal year 2011-12. This section is no longer required because this provision was included in separate legislation that has already been enacted.


Amend LD 1903 by deleting Part BBB and replace it with the following:

 

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PART BBB

Sec. BBB-1. 36 MRSA 5122, sub-2, KK is enacted to read:

 

KK. To the extent included in federal adjusted gross income, an amount equal to military compensation earned for service pursuant to written military orders during the taxable year not performed in this State. For the purposes of this paragraph, "military compensation" means active duty pay received as a result of service in the active or reserve components of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, including active state service as defined in Title 37-B, section 101-A, subsection 1.

Sec. BBB-2. Application. This Part applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2014.

 

 

Revised

 

PART BBB

 

 

Sec. BBB-1. 36 MRSA 5122, sub- 2, KK, is enacted to read:

 

KK. To the extent included in federal adjusted gross income and to the extent otherwise subject to Maine income tax, an amount equal to military compensation earned during the taxable year for service performed outside of this State pursuant to written military orders:

 

(1) for active duty service in the active components of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard by a service member whose permanent duty station during such service is located outside this State;

 

(2) for active duty service in the active or reserve components of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, or in the Maine National Guard, by a service member in support of a federal operational mission or a declared state or federal disaster response when the orders are either at federal direction or at the direction of the Governor of this State.

 

 

Sec. BBB-2. Application. This Part applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2014.

 

 

SUMMARY

PART BBB

 

This amendment revises the language that was originally included in the bill that exempts from Maine income tax certain active duty military pay earned outside of Maine for service performed pursuant to written orders during tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2014.

 


Amend LD 1903 Part GGG as follows:

 

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PART GGG

Sec. GGG-1. PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. JJJ, 1, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. HH, 1, is further amended to read:

Sec. JJJ-1. Transfer from Other Special Revenue Funds to unappropriated surplus of the General Fund. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Controller shall transfer $103,500,000$91,000,000 on June 30, 2012 from Other Special Revenue Funds to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund. On July 1, 2012, the State Controller shall transfer $103,500,000$91,000,000 from the General Fund unappropriated surplus to Other Special Revenue Funds as repayment. This transfer is considered an interfund advance.

 

Revised

 

PART GGG

Sec. GGG-1. PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. JJJ, 1, as amended by PL 2011, c. 477, Pt. HH, 1, is further amended to read:

Sec. JJJ-1. Transfer from Other Special Revenue Funds to unappropriated surplus of the General Fund. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Controller shall transfer $103,500,000$91,600,000 on June 30, 2012 from Other Special Revenue Funds to the unappropriated surplus of the General Fund. On July 1, 2012, the State Controller shall transfer $103,500,000$91,600,000 from the General Fund unappropriated surplus to Other Special Revenue Funds as repayment. This transfer is considered an interfund advance.

 

SUMMARY

PART GGG

 

This amendment adjusts the amount of interfund borrowing required at the end of fiscal year 2011-12.


Amend LD 1903 by deleting Part HHH and replace it with the following:

 

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PART HHH

Sec. HHH-1. 5 MRSA 1591, sub-1, as enacted by PL 2005, c. 12, Pt. GGGG, 2, is amended to read:

 

1. Department of Administrative and Financial Services.   The Department of Administrative and Financial Services must apply:

 

A. Any balance remaining in the Salary Plan program in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services at the end of any fiscal year to be carried forward for the next fiscal year; and

 

B. Any balance remaining in the General Fund Capital, Construction, Repairs, Improvements AdministrativeCapital Construction/Repairs/Improvements - Administration program in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services at the end of any fiscal year to be carried forward for the next fiscal year.; and

 

C. Any balance remaining in the Debt Service - Government Facilities Authority program in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services at the end of any fiscal year to be carried forward for the next fiscal year.

 

Proposed

 

PART HHH

 

Sec. HHH-1.  Debt Service Government Facilities Authority program; balance transfer.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any balance remaining in the Debt Service - Government Facilities Authority program at the end of fiscal year 2011-12 is transferred to the Capital Construction/Repairs/Improvements Administration program in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services.

 

 

SUMMARY

PART HHH

 

This amendment replaces the original language that authorized balances in the Debt Service Government Facilities program to carry at the end of each year with the authorization that any balance in the Debt Service Government Facilities program at the end of fiscal year 2011-12 only be transferred to the Capital Construction/Repairs/Improvements Administration program in the Department of Administrative and Financial Services.

 


Amend LD 1903 Part III as follows:

 

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PART III

Sec. III-1. Calculation and transfer; General Fund savings; central administration. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Budget Officer shall calculate the amount of savings in the Statewide Service Center account in Part A of this Act that applies against each General Fund account for executive branch departments and independent agencies statewide from implementing a decrease in charges made by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Division of Financial and Personnel Services for its services. The State Budget Officer shall transfer the savings by financial order upon approval of the Governor. These transfers are considered adjustments to appropriations in fiscal years 2011-12 and 2012-13.

 

Proposed

 

PART III

Sec. III-1. Calculation and transfer; General Fund savings; central administration. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Budget Officer shall calculate the amount of savings in the Statewide Service Center account in Part A of this Act that applies against each General Fund account for executive branch departments and independent agencies statewide from implementing a decrease in charges made by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Division of Financial and Personnel Services for its services. The State Budget Officer shall transfer the savings by financial order upon approval of the Governor. These transfers are considered adjustments to appropriations in fiscal year 2012-13.

 

SUMMARY

PART III

 

This amendment removes the calculation and transfer authority that was provided for fiscal year 2011-12. This provision is no longer required for fiscal year 2011-12 because this authorization was included in separate legislation that has already been enacted.

 


Amend LD 1903 Part JJJ and renumber the remaining parts to occur consecutively

 

 

SUMMARY

PART JJJ

 

This amendment removes Part JJJ from the bill which required the transfer of $1,000,000 from the Loan Insurance Reserve Fund within the Finance Authority of Maine to General Fund undedicated revenue. This Part is no longer required because this provision was included in separate legislation that has already been enacted.

 

 


Amend LD 1903 by adding the following new Part LLL

 

 

PART LLL

Sec. LLL-1. 30-A MRSA 5224, sub-6, is enacted to read:

6. Military base redevelopment. When the conditions that allow for designation of a development district pursuant to section 5223, subsection 3, paragraph A are primarily related to the redevelopment of a former military base, at least 80 percent of the captured assessed value derived from the district must be applied to authorized project costs within the district, infrastructure in direct support of the district, or administrative expenses associated with project costs within the district.  If the Legislature has created a redevelopment authority or similar entity to manage redevelopment of the former military base, the legislative body of the municipality or plantation shall enter into a contractual agreement with the redevelopment authority or similar entity to administer activities under this chapter.

 

SUMMARY

PART LLL

 

 

This Part requires that 80 percent of the captured assessed value derived from the development of a former military base be applied to the authorized project costs. It also requires that when the Legislature creates a redevelopment authority to manage the redevelopment of a former military base that legislative body of the municipality or plantation enter into a contractual agreement with the authority to administer related activities.

 


Amend LD 1903 by adding the following new Part MMM

 

 

PART MMM

 

Sec. MMM-1. 5 MRSA 1591, sub-2, as amended by PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. UUU, 1 is further amended to read:

 

2. Department of Health and Human Services.  The Department of Health and Human Services must apply:

 

A. Any balance remaining in the accounts of the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Elder and Adult Services appropriated for the purposes of homemaker or home-based care services at the end of any fiscal year to be carried forward for use by either program in the next fiscal year;

 

B. Any balance remaining in the Traumatic Brain Injury Seed program, General Fund account at the end of any fiscal year to be carried forward for use in the next fiscal year; and

 

C. Any balance remaining in the General Fund account of the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Medical Services appropriated for All Other line category expenditures at the end of any fiscal year to be carried forward for use in the next fiscal year. ; and

 

D. Any balance remaining in the accounts of the Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Services Community program appropriated for the purposes of rental assistance and shelter services at the end of any fiscal year to be carried forward for use in the next fiscal year.

 

 

SUMMARY

PART MMM

 

This Part requires that any remaining funds in the Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Services Community program appropriated for rental assistance and shelter services be carried forward.

 


Amend LD 1903 by adding the following new Part NNN

PART NNN

Sec. NNN-1. 5 MRSA 1532, sub-8 is enacted to read:

8. Emergency Management Assistance Compact transfers.  The State Controller may transfer up to $1,000,000 to the Military Operations and Training account within the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management based on amounts certified by the Commissioner of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management to be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the department under the emergency management assistance compact or the International Emergency Management Assistance Compact.  These transfers are only authorized if the Legislature has adjourned sine die and to meet the obligations within the current fiscal year that are in excess of available appropriations and any other funding sources.  These funds must be allotted by financial order upon the recommendation of the State Budget Office and approval of the Governor.  Any amounts transferred must be replenished upon receipt of reimbursement from the affected state or province.

 

SUMMARY

PART NNN

This Part authorizes the State Controller to transfer up to $1,000,000 from the Budget Stabilization Fund to the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management if necessary to allow the department to fulfill its responsibilities under the emergency management assistance compact or the International Emergency Management Assistance Compact. Any amounts transferred will be returned to the fund when reimbursement for services is received.

 

 


Amend LD 1907 by adding a new Part OOO

 

PART OOO

 

Sec. OOO-1. PL 2009, c. 571, Pt. KKK, section 1, is amended to read:

 

Sec. KKK-1. Debt service. For the 2012-2013 biennial budget, the baseline appropriation for the Debt Service - UMS program within the University of Maine System is increased by $850,000 $767,950 per year for debt service costs to support a 10-year revenue bond to bring facilities at the University of Maine into compliance and remove asbestos and mercury contamination, with the first year of debt service starting in fiscal year 2011-12 2012-13.

 

SUMMARY

PART OOO

 

This amendment reduces the amount of funding required to be provided to the University of Maine System in its baseline budget for debt service to support a 10-year revenue bond.

 


Amend LD 1903 by adding a new Part PPP

 

PART PPP

 

Sec. PPP-1. Transition provisions; Environmental Specialist II positions transferred from the Department of Conservation to the Department of Environmental Protection. Two authorized positions and incumbent personnel in the Department of Conservation, Land Use Regulation Commission program, transferred to the Department of Environmental Protection, Land and Water Quality program in Part A of this Act retain all their rights, privileges and accrued fringe benefits, including but not limited to vacation and sick leave, health and life insurance and retirement benefits and seniority provided under Civil Service Law or collective bargaining agreements.

 

SUMMARY

PART PPP

 

This Part provides transition provisions for 2 positions proposed to be transferred from the Department of Conservation to the Department of Environmental Protection in Part A of this Act.