OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-5584

AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A SMALL BUSINESS HOTLINE.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill requires the Department of Economic and Community Development to establish and operate a state-wide small business hotline to provide information and guidance to business owners. The bill allows DECD to create this hotline in collaboration with the Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC).

There is no fiscal impact as CERC currently runs a hotline with a dedicated staff person to provide information and guidance to small businesses.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None