2008-2009 Regulatory Agendas
Small Enterprise Growth Board
AGENCY UMBRELLA UNIT NUMBER: 95-592
AGENCY NAME: Small Enterprise Growth Board
CONTACT PERSON: Christopher H. Roney, 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 2008 - 2009 RULEMAKING 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: August 2008; Public Hearing: September 2008; Adoption Date: November 2008.
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.