OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-5614

AN ACT CONCERNING "E-BOOKS" AND LIBRARIES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 6850

File Copy No.: 167

House Calendar No.: 130


OFA Fiscal Note

NO FISCAL IMPACT

There is no fiscal impact in requiring the Department of Consumer Protection in consultation with the State Librarian and the Attorney General to conduct a study regarding the availability of electronic books to users in public libraries. It is assumed that the Attorney General will provide the necessary expertise in legal issues including constitutionality and the State Librarian will provide expertise in the operation and practices within public libraries.

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.