OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-5580

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FARM BREWERY MANUFACTURER PERMIT.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 4347

File Copy No.: 420

House Calendar No.: 285

OFA Fiscal Note

NO FISCAL IMPACT

The amendment strikes the underlying bill and its associated fiscal impact.

Instead, the amendment requires the Department of Agriculture (DoAg), in consultation with the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES), to develop certain guidelines to create a “Connecticut-Grown beer” designation by January 1, 2017. As DoAg currently has staff with expertise to develop the guidelines, the strike-all does not result in a fiscal impact.

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.