OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-197

AN ACT CONCERNING VETERANS, DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES AND ORDERS OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CASES.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill prohibits discrimination on the basis of a veteran's status under certain laws over which the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) has jurisdiction and allows veterans to file discrimination complaints.

This is not anticipated to result in a cost to CHRO. The agency has 42 prosecutors, adjudicators, and legal staff specifically dedicated to working on discrimination complaints.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None