OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

Legislative Office Building, Room 5200

Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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SB-159

AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYEE PRIVACY.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 14 $

FY 15 $

Attorney General

GF - Revenue Gain

less than 20,000

less than 20,000

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill results in a revenue gain of less than $20,000 per year through civil penalties which the Attorney General may assess on employers that violate provisions of the bill concerning requiring passwords or other means of authentication for on-line accounts as a condition of employment. Fewer than four such penalties are anticipated per year.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to the number of violations.