OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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SB-25

AN ACT CONCERNING SOCIAL SECURITY OFFSETS UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 5117

File Copy No.: 25

House Calendar No.: 481

Senate Calendar No.: 70

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 07 $

FY 08 $

Dept. of Administrative Services - Workers' Comp. Claims

GF - Savings

Potential

Potential

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact:

Municipalities

Effect

FY 07 $

FY 08 $

Various Municipalities

Savings

Potential

Potential

Explanation

This amendment states that employees who are eligible for compensation for total incapacity forfeit such compensation while incarcerated.

To the extent that a state or municipal employee receiving workers' compensation benefits for total incapacity is incarcerated, there would be a cost savings as benefits cannot be paid while the employee is incarcerated.

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.