OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-428

AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING OF LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE POOR.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 3866

File Copy No.: 560

Senate Calendar No.: 357

OFA Fiscal Note

MINIMAL REVENUE IMPACT

The amendment results in a minimal revenue loss to the Client Security Fee Fund by reducing the fee paid by attorneys who currently make more than $450 but less than $1,000 annually through legal work to $37.50.

Under current law, attorneys who are engaged in the practice of law pay $75 annually. Attorneys who are not engaged in the practice of law as an occupation and make less than $450 annually pay $37.50.

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.