OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

Legislative Office Building, Room 5200

Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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

HB-5741

AN ACT CONCERNING SOBER LIVING HOMES.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 18 $

FY 19 $

Mental Health & Addiction Serv., Dept.

GF - Potential Cost

up to $150,000

up to $150,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill could result in a cost to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) associated with allowing sober living homes to register with DMHAS. Based on FY 16 costs for the Supported Recovery House Services (SRHS) certification, DMHAS could incur additional contract costs of up to $150,000 to take and maintain registrations, depending on the number of applicable sober homes.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to the number of sober homes registering with DMHAS.