OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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sSB-175

AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Education, Dept.

GF - Cost

16 – 18 million

16 – 18 million

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill allows the State Department of Education (SDE) to make supplemental transportation payments to the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) in both FY 16 and FY 17. It is estimated that these payments will total $16 - $18 million dollars in both FY 16 and FY 17.

The bill makes various other changes to education statutes including: minor revisions, biliteracy diplomas, and various other procedural changes that do not result in a fiscal impact.

The Out Years

The supplemental transportation payments to CREC are only authorized in FY 16 and FY 17.