OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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SB-1239

AN ACT CONCERNING THE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2013.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 5737

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 12 $

FY 13 $

Attorney General; Comptroller; Lt. Governor's Off.; Secretary of the State; Treasurer

GF - Savings

(2, 000, 000)

(2, 000, 000)

Social Services, Dept.

GF - Cost

2, 000, 000

2, 000, 000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment reduces the personal services lines of the Attorney General, the State Comptroller, the Lieutenant Governor's Office, the Secretary of State and the State Treasurer each by $400, 000 for a total savings of $2, 000, 000 and increases the Medicaid line item in the Department of Social Services (DSS) by $2, 000, 000. The funding in the DSS line is subject to a 50% reimbursement by the federal government.

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.