OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-5117

AN ACT CONCERNING GENETICALLY-ENGINEERED FOODS.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 4665

File Copy No.: 307

House Calendar No.: 248

OFA Fiscal Note

NO FISCAL IMPACT

The strike-all amendment results in no fiscal impact as it replaces provisions that are similar to the underlying bill.

The strike-all amendment allows instead of requires the Department of Agriculture (DAG) to adopt certain regulations. To the extent these regulations are adopted by DAG, significant costs may be incurred by the agency.

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.