OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-5299

AN ACT CONCERNING TOXIC FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS AND UPHOLSTERED RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 3853

File Copy No.: 142

House Calendar No.: 124

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 17 $

FY 18 $

Consumer Protection, Dept.; Comptroller Misc. Accounts (Fringe Benefits)1

GF - See Below

See Below

See Below

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment makes the enforcement of the provisions of the bill by the Department of Consumer Protection optional and therefore makes the cost potential rather than definitive.

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.

1 The fringe benefit costs for most state employees are budgeted centrally in accounts administered by the Comptroller. The estimated active employee fringe benefit cost associated with most personnel changes is 39.94% of payroll in FY 17 and FY 18.