OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-347

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM FOR COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES IN CERTAIN JUVENILE COURT MATTERS.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill does not result in a fiscal impact as it codifies the existing program for court appointed special advocates in juvenile court matters. The Judicial Department currently contracts with two organizations, Children in Placement Inc. and Child Advocates of Southwest Connecticut, to provide the services required by the bill. In FY 15, the department expenditure for the two special advocate contracts totaled $250,000.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Sources:

Core-CT Financial Accounting System