OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-467

AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY PROTOCOL AT THE CONSTITUENT UNITS.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 09 $

FY 10 $

Mental Health & Addiction Serv. , Dept. ; Higher Ed. , Dept.

GF - None

None

None

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill requires the Department of Higher Education (DHE) in consultation with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to study and recommend a uniform security protocol for purposes of: campus crime reports, emergency response plans, and security policies and procedures. The security protocol must be written and distributed to all staff and faculty at public institutions of higher education. The bill is not anticipated to result in a fiscal impact.