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
Department of Labor
54 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0054
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
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