Establish Universal Home Care for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

Last updated: Apr 1, 2018

Details about this bill
Category: Taxation
Status: Citizen's Initiative
Sponsor: Citizens of Maine, House Statewide
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 1864

Position:

Opposed.

Summary:

This initiated bill establishes the Universal Home Care Program to provide in-home and community support services for all people with disabilities living in Maine who require assistance with an activity of daily living and people 65 years of age or older who are living in Maine and who require assistance with an activity of daily living, without regard to income, to be funded by a new tax of 3.8% on income and wages that exceed the maximum wages subject to social security employment taxes.