Create a Universal Basic Income

Last updated: Mar 21, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Taxation
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Michael Sylvester, House 39
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 567



UPDATE 3/21/19: The sponsor has withdrawn the bill.


Representative Sylvester of Portland submits a bill by request that would establish a universal basic income for residents of the State. Universal basic income (UBI) is a model for providing all citizens of a country or other geographic area with a given sum of money, regardless of their income, resources or employment status.