Adopt the Department of Economic and Community Development's 10-year Economic Development Strategy for Maine

Last updated: Jan 13, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: General Business
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Representative Kyle Bailey, House 27
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 105

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

This bill proposes to codify the 10-year economic development strategy for Maine that was developed by the Department of Economic and Community Development in 2019. The bill would provide additional clarity and include requirements for the Maine Economic Growth Council to fulfill its statutory mandate to develop, maintain and evaluate Maine’s long-range strategic economic and community development plan and build out the adopted 10-year strategy. It would also include provisions to support the State’s achievement of the adopted goals and objectives by establishing requirements for the Governor, the Legislature and state agencies to engage in the ongoing evaluation, reporting and review of the strategy.