OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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SB-280

AN ACT REVISING THE PENALTY FOR CAPITAL FELONIES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 3172

File Copy No.: 111

House Calendar No.: 240

Senate Calendar No.: 113

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 13 $

FY 14 $

Secretary of the State

GF - Cost

$5, 000

None

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment proposes a referendum concerning the death penalty to be held during the November 2012 general election. The Secretary of the State will incur a cost of approximately $5, 000 for providing municipalities with posters with the referendum question and explanation.

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.