OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

Legislative Office Building, Room 5200

Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

http://www.cga.ct.gov/ofa

sHB-5450

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PALLIATIVE USE OF MARIJUANA.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 5498

File Copy No.: 700

House Calendar No.: 307

Senate Calendar No.: 447

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 17 $

FY 18 $

Consumer Protection, Dept.

GF - Cost

Potential Significant

None

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment, which requires a study of the effects of palliative marijuana on persons under 18 years of age, results in a potential significant cost to the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP). The DCP does not have the expertise to conduct such a study and would have to contract for it.

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.