Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

File No. 697

    January Session, 2015

Substitute Senate Bill No. 812

Senate, April 16, 2015

The Committee on Public Health reported through SEN. GERRATANA of the 6th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

New section

Sec. 2

from passage

New section

Sec. 3

July 1, 2015

New section

Sec. 4

from passage

New section

Sec. 5

from passage

New section

Sec. 6

July 1, 2015, and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015

New section

Sec. 7

from passage and applicable to taxable or income years, as appropriate, commencing on or after January 1, 2015

New section

PH

Joint Favorable Subst. -LCO

 

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Public Health, Dept.

GF - Cost

400,020

831,428

UConn Health Ctr.

SF - Cost

See Below

See Below

Department of Revenue Services

GF - Cost

174,000

119,000

Comptroller Misc. Accounts (Fringe Benefits)1

GF - Cost

158,900

311,514

Treasurer, Debt Serv.

GF - Cost

None

1.5 million

Department of Revenue Services

GF - Revenue Loss

Potential Significant

Potential Significant

Personal Services - Title

Effective

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Administrative Assistant

10/1/2015

45,258

65,304

Epidemiologist

10/1/2015

64,196

92,628

Accountant

10/1/2015

56,268

81,118

Grants and Contract Specialists

10/1/2015

64,673

93,317

Durational Staff Attorney (2yrs)

10/1/2015

61,728

89,067

IT Analyst 3

7/1/2016

-

96,735

IT Analyst 2

7/1/2016

-

91,242

Quality Assurance Coordinator

7/1/2016

-

77,575

TOTAL

 

292,123

686,986

 

Other Expenses

Consultant - IT Project Manager

10/1/2015

102,970

141,412

Equipment

 

5,050

3,030

TOTAL

 

108,020

144,442

       

TOTAL DPH COST

 

400,143

831,428

 

State Comptroller- Fringe Benefits

 

112,906

265,520

Fiscal

Year

Authorization Amount $

Total Debt Service Cost1 $

Interest $

Principal $

2016

15.0

22.9

7.9

15.0

2017

15.0

22.9

7.9

15.0

2018

10.0

15.3

5.3

10.0

2019

10.0

15.3

5.3

10.0

TOTAL

50.0

76.4

26.4

50.0

1Figures assume that bonds are issued at 5.0% over a 20 year term.

Yea

25

Nay

0

(03/30/2015)

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1 The fringe benefit costs for most state employees are budgeted centrally in accounts administered by the Comptroller. The estimated active employee fringe benefit cost associated with most personnel changes is 38.65% of payroll in FY 16 and FY 17.

2 “The Value of Electronic Records in Solo or Small Group Practices,” Health Affairs – Volume 24, Number 5, September 2005.

3 “The Value of Electronic Records in Solo or Small Group Practices,” Health Affairs – Volume 24, Number 5, September 2005.

4 Yale New Haven Health 2013 Annual Report