OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

Legislative Office Building, Room 5200

Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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sSB-1054

AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Board of Regents for Higher Education

GF - Cost

up to $100,000

up to $100,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill results in a cost of up to $100,000 per year to the Board of Regents for Higher Education as it specifies that the dyslexia education be at least 12 semester credit hours or one and a half credits in teacher preparation programs. The cost is the result of needing additional personnel to cover the added course requirements.

The Out Years

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