OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-6956

AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 18 $

FY 19 $

Resources of the General Fund

GF - Potential Revenue Gain

See Below

See Below

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill expands the age and weight requirements of child restraint laws and result in potential revenue gain from increased violations and fines. While it is unknown how many additional violations will occur as a result of this bill, in FY 16, there were 15,740 violations under current law that resulted in revenue of $1.4 million.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to the number of violations.