2005-2006 Regulatory Agendas
Small Enterprise Growth Board
AGENCY UMBRELLA UNIT NUMBER: 95-592
AGENCY NAME: Small Enterprise Growth Board
CONTACT PERSON: Elizabeth L. Bordowitz, Counsel, c/o Finance Authority of Maine, 5 Community Drive, PO Box 949, Augusta, Maine 04332-0949. Tel: (207) 623-3263.
EMERGENCY RULES ADOPTED SINCE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None
EXPECTED FY 2005 - 2006 RULE-MAKING ACTIVITY:
CHAPTER 701: Small Enterprise Growth Board
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 10 M.R.S.A. §385
PURPOSE: Establish the procedures and standards applicable to the Small Enterprise Growth Program, a statewide program that provides funding to eligible small businesses demonstrating potential for high growth and significant public benefit; and to implement enhancements to the Small Enterprise Growth Program.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Approval for Rulemaking by Board: February 2006; Public Hearing:
March 2006; Adoption Date: April 2006.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Small businesses demonstrating the potential for strong growth and public benefit will benefit from the Program.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: The Board does not intend to employ consensus-based rule development.