OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-650

AN ACT CONCERNING TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDERS.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 9320

File Copy No.: 754

Senate Calendar No.: 444


OFA Fiscal Note

POTENTIAL COST

The amendment requires that the Judicial Department Office of Victim Services serve as a liaison to the applicant of a civil restraining order and assist the applicant in all dealings with the Division of Criminal Justice and the law enforcement agency. It is anticipated that this provision will result in a potential cost of $100,000 to the Judicial Department Office of Victim Services for two additional staff to comply with this additional responsibility.

The amendment makes various other procedural changes regarding civil restraining and protection orders that do not result in a 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.