OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-280

AN ACT REVISING THE PENALTY FOR CAPITAL FELONIES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 3045

File Copy No.: 111

Senate Calendar No.: 113

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 13 $

FY 14 $

Correction, Dept.

GF - Cost

Up to $4, 320, 457

Up to $4, 516, 270

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment is anticipated to cost the Department of Correction up to $4.3 million in FY 13 and up to $4.5 million in FY 14 by requiring that inmates guilty of certain offenses gain the consent of the victim to earn Risk Reduction Earned Credits (RREC) .

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.