OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-233

AN ACT CONCERNING A REDUCTION OF CONSUMER-BASED PACKAGING MATERIALS.

As Amended by Senate "A" (LCO 4185)

Senate Calendar No.: 261

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 17 $

Various State Agencies

GF - Potential Cost

Less than $1,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill creates a task force to study methods of reducing consumer-based packaging materials. There may be a cost of less than $1,000 in FY 17 to those agencies participating in the task force to reimburse legislators and agency staff for mileage expenses.

Senate “A” strikes the underlying bill and its associated fiscal impact and replaces it with the aforementioned impact.

The Out Years

There is no ongoing fiscal impact because the task force terminates in FY 17.

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.