OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-6385

AN ACT CONCERNING REFORM OF THE PROBATE COURT SYSTEM.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 8261

File Copy No.: 729

House Calendar No.: 474

Senate Calendar No.: 672

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 10 $

FY 11 $

Probate Court

Probate Judges' and Employees' Retirement Fund - Potential Savings

See Below

See Below

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment institutes term limits for probate judges, which results in a potential savings to the Probate Judges' and Employees' Retirement Fund associated with a cap on the number of years judges may apply towards retirement benefit calculations. Judges are currently vested for retirement benefits after 10 years of service.

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 chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.