OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

Legislative Office Building, Room 5200

Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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SB-336

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR CAUSING HARM TO A VULNERABLE USER OF A PUBLIC WAY.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 15 $

FY 16 $

Judicial Dept.

GF - Revenue Gain

up to 15,000

up to 20,000

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill results in a potential revenue gain to the General Fund of up to $20,000 per year associated with establishing a $1,000 penalty for a motorist who causes injury to a vulnerable user of a public way. It is anticipated that relatively few offenses will occur or be charged.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would remain constant into the future because fees are set by statute.