OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-361

AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE TOXICITY OF ARTIFICIAL TURF ATHLETIC FIELDS.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 09 $

FY 10 $

Ag. Experiment Station

GF - Potential Cost

100,000

100,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill could result in a cost of $100,000 in FY 09 and FY 10 to the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) for a contract with an individual, firm, or corporation for a two-year study of artificial turf athletic field toxicity. It should be noted that CAES cannot identify an individual, firm, or corporation suited to conduct this study.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to inflation.