OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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SB-386

AN ACT CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 6848

File Copy No.: 348

Senate Calendar No.: 250


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Resources of the General Fund

GF - Revenue Gain

up to $26,000

up to $26,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

Section 10 of the amendment results in a total revenue gain of up to $26,000 in sales tax and excise tax ($12,000) and permit fees ($14,000) annually by permitting certain retailers to sell beer at farmers markets. Currently there are forty potential permittees eligible for the farmers market permit under the amendment. The annual permit fee is $250 coupled with a $100 filing fee.

All other sections of the amendment are technical or clarifying and result in no fiscal impact.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.