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December 4, 2013

A copy of the proposed Rule Changes are available at http://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/MEDOL/2013/11/12/file_attachments/250554/CSSP%2BProposed%2BRules.pdf .

Rule-Making Fact Sheet (5 MRSA 8057-A)

AGENCY: Department of Labor

CONTACT PERSON:
Susan Wasserott
Department of Labor
54 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0054
207-621-5096
Susan.Wasserott@maine.gov

CHAPTER NUMBER AND RULE TITLE:

12-597, Chapter 2 Rules Governing the Competitive Skills Scholarship Program

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 26 MRSA 2033

DATE AND PLACE OF PUBLIC HEARING:

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
1:00-3:00 pm
Francis Perkins Conference Room
Maine Department of Labor
45 Commerce Drive
Augusta, ME 04333

COMMENT DEADLINE: Monday, December 16, 2013 4:30 pm

PRINCIPAL REASON OR PURPOSE FOR PROPOSING THIS RULE:
The Competitive Skills Scholarship Program (CSSP) has been in effect since September, 2007. The proposed rule amendment improves the effectiveness and efficiency of CSSP. The proposed rule changes are made to provide clarity, efficiency of process and cost savings to the program fund, with the larger purpose of providing the CSSP employment training program opportunity to a greater number of eligible Mainers.

ANALYSIS AND EXPECTED OPERATION OF THE RULE: The proposed rule change is anticipated to provide cost savings to the program fund, which will allow the Department to provide the CSSP employment training program opportunity to a greater number of eligible Mainers.

FISCAL IMPACT OF THE RULE: To Be Determined