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2006-2007 Regulatory Agendas

94-178
Kim Wallace Adaptive Equipment Loan Program Fund Board

AGENCY UMBRELLA UNIT NUMBER: 94-178
AGENCY NAME: Kim Wallace Adaptive Equipment Loan Fund Program Board

CONTACT PERSON: Katryn A. Gabrielson, Counsel to the KWAELP Board, 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 2006-2007 RULE-MAKING ACTIVITY:

CHAPTER 501: Kim Wallace Adaptive Equipment Loan Program Fund Board Rule
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 10 M.R.S.A. 374(4), et seq.; 5 M.R.S.A. 8051, 5 M.R.S.A. 9001
PURPOSE: To make such changes as are necessary to provide loans to eligible borrowers in the most efficient manner.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Approval for Rulemaking: February 2007; Public Hearing: March 2007; Adoption Date: April 2007.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Individuals enabled to lead more independent lives as a result of equipment purchased with loan proceeds; businesses able to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Maine Human Rights Act as a result of use of loan process.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: The Board does not intend to employ consensus-based rule development.

CHAPTER 502: Bylaws and Administration of the Adaptive Equipment Loan Program Fund Board.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 10 M.R.S.A. 374(4), et seq.; 5 M.R.S.A. 8051, 5 M.R.S.A. 9001
PURPOSE: To amend bylaws; administrative procedures, and the appeals process as necessary for the efficient administration of the Board and the Program.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Approval for Rulemaking: February 2007; Public Hearing: March 2007; Adoption Date: April 2007.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any applicant seeking to appeal a decision of the Board. Board members who are provided guidance in the operation of the Board.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: The Board does not intend to employ consensus-based rule development.