OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-929

AN ACT CONCERNING CLOSING THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT GAP.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 7652

File Copy No.: 796

Senate Calendar No.: 490

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: See Below

Municipal Impact: See Below

Explanation

The amendment strikes Section 4 of the underlying bill, which could have resulted in a cost of approximately $5 million, beginning in FY 15.

Additionally, the amendment adds Section 501, which requires the State Department of Education (SDE) to approve and make available model curricula in reading and mathematics. It is anticipated that this could result in potential minimal cost to SDE associated with obtaining, copying, and disseminating the various curricula.

Section 502 adds additional requirements to the existing Connecticut School Reform Resource Center, and is not anticipated to result in a fiscal impact.

The amendment makes other various changes that are not anticipated to result in a fiscal impact.

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.