OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

Legislative Office Building, Room 5200

Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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sHB-5211

AN ACT CONCERNING PRISON OVERCROWDING.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 3275

File Copy No.: 528

House Calendar No.: 366

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 05 $

FY 06 $

Correction, Dept.

GF - Changes Revenue Impact in Bill

See Below

See Below

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment specifies that the state is prohibited from recovering the costs of incarceration from work performed by inmates as part of certain programs during their confinement. Passage of the amendment reduces potential revenue gain.1

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either House thereof for any purpose.

1 According to the Attorney General, the state has collected about $2 million in the last 5 years related to recovering prison costs.