OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-5299

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

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 5908

File Copy No.: 142

House Calendar No.: 124

Senate Calendar No.: 570

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 17 $

FY 18 $

FY 19 $

Consumer Protection, Dept.

GF - Potential Cost

None

None

See Below

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment results in a potential cost to the Department of Consumer Protection as it would extend the ban on selling, reselling and distribution of the items prohibited in the bill to individuals other than businesses.

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.