OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-6578

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR A CAPITAL FELONY.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 7998

File Copy No.: 726

House Calendar No.: 479

Senate Calendar No.: 661

OFA Fiscal Note

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The amendment requires the Public Defender Services Commission to lapse 5% of any funds appropriated to it during the 2010-2011 Biennium. Based on the budget bill (sHB 6365, as favorably reported from the Appropriations Committee) , this change would require the agency to lapse approximately $2.5 million in each year of the biennium.

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.