OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-6650

AN ACT CONCERNING ZERO EMISSION BUSES.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 10 $

FY 11 $

Transportation, Dept.

FF - See Below

See Below

See Below

Note: FF=Federal Funds

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill requires the Department of Transportation to purchase buses for transit districts provided that the purchase qualifies for federal funds pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA, P. L. 111-5). It is unclear at this time how much ARRA funding may be available for this purpose.