OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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sHB-5315

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREVENTION OF THE HABITUATION OF POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS ANIMALS AND THE STATUS OF SNAPPING TURTLES UNDER STATE LAW.

As Amended by House "A" (LCO 4848)

House Calendar No.: 108

Senate Calendar No.: 515

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill allows the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to adopt regulations for the prohibition of bears and coyotes on land other than state lands. The regulations would include the provision of warnings and educational materials for first-time violations.

House “A” replaces the underlying bill with the provisions identified above, that are not anticipated to result in a fiscal impact.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None