OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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sSB-258

AN ACT CONCERNING BAD FAITH CLAIMS OR ASSERTIONS OF PATENT INFRINGEMENT.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill has no fiscal impact on the Office of the Attorney General because the agency already has the authority to initiate an investigation or a lawsuit for the conduct covered in the bill under the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act. The bill clarifies and eliminates any doubts or arguments to the contrary.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Sources:

Office of the Attorney General