OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

Legislative Office Building, Room 5200

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SB-432

AN ACT CONCERNING AN AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 6095

File Copy No.: 334

Senate Calendar No.: 252


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 14 $

FY 15 $

Legislative Mgmt.

GF - Potential Cost

Potential

Potential

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill establishes a six member bipartisan committee on ethics under certain conditions. Costs would vary depending on the scope of official business. At a minimum, the Office of Legislative Management (OLM) would incur costs associated with mileage reimbursement of 57 cents per mile for legislators participating on the committee.

OLM may also incur significant costs associated with legal counsel and additional staff depending on the misconduct complaint and the scope of the committee's investigation.

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.