OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS
Legislative Office Building, Room 5200
Hartford, CT 06106 ↓ (860) 240-0200
May 21, 2015
To Fiscal Note on
sSB-946, File No. 842
AN ACT CONCERNING REVENUE ITEMS TO IMPLEMENT THE BIENNIAL BUDGET.
Sections 46 through 48 create a new regulatory system for electronic nicotine delivery system dealers and manufacturers. This would result in a cost to the state of $351,093 in FY 16 and FY 17. The Department of Consumer Protection would require a Drug Control Agent (liquid nicotine is classified as a drug), a License and Applications Analyst, a Processing Technician and a Staff Attorney to perform background checks, process applications, and investigate and act upon complaints.
The costs include $248,174 in salaries, $95,919 in fringe benefits and $7,000 in other expenses and equipment.