OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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HB-6625

AN ACT CONCERNING THE GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TESTING PROGRAM.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 14 $

FY 15 $

Education, Dept.

GF - Cost

10,000

10,000

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill results in a $10,000 cost to the State Department of Education (SDE), in FY 14, associated with amending their contract with the testing service who administers the high school diploma equivalency examination, to allow the testing service to share specific information, required under the bill, with SDE. The annual cost of the contract is anticipated to increase from $800,000 to $810,000.

The Out Years

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