OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-5027

AN ACT CONCERNING COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Consumer Protection, Dept.

GF - Revenue Loss

Less than $2,000

Less than $2,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill exempts home bakeries from the Department of Consumer Protection's (DCP) bakery licensing requirements. This will result in a revenue loss that is anticipated to be less than $2,000. The bill also requires the Department of Public Health to adopt regulations regarding food for sale in private residences which has no fiscal impact.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to inflation.