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SB-73

AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDREN'S SAFETY.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 4187

File Copy No.: 119

Senate Calendar No.: 136

OFA Fiscal Note

NO FISCAL IMPACT

The amendment transfers the Office of the Ombudsman (salary cost of $488,825 for one director and three program managers and $100 for associated Other Expenses) from the Department of Children and Families to the Office of the Child Advocate (within the Office of Governmental Accountability) not later than 10/1/16. FY 17 reflects partial year implementation. There is no fiscal impact anticipated from the requirement that the Office of the Ombudsman submit an annual report on complaints and grievances. It is anticipated that staff will remain in their current location.

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.