OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-6511

AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION REGARDING THE ENHANCED PENALTY FOR THE SALE OR POSSESSION OF DRUGS NEAR SCHOOLS, DAY CARE CENTERS AND PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 8100

File Copy No.: 666

House Calendar No.: 459


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 14 $

FY 15 $

Correction, Dept.

GF - Reduces Savings in Bill

Minimal

Minimal

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment increases the drug free zones surrounding schools, day care facilities, and public housing from 200 feet to 300 feet. To the extent that this change increases the number of offenses from the underlying bill, the amendment would reduce the savings.

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.