OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-6597

AN ACT CREATING THE CIVILIAN MEDAL OF HONOR.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 14 $

FY 15 $

Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

GF - Cost

25,000

500

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill, which creates a civilian medal of honor, is anticipated to result in costs to the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) of:

1. $25,000 in medal design and manufacturing costs in FY 14.

2. $500 per year starting in FY 15 from the anticipated issuance of two medals per year.

There is no cost to DESPP to develop and implement the annual medal selection process.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to inflation.