OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-5589

AN ACT CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 8776

File Copy No.: 806

House Calendar No.: 379

Senate Calendar No.: 549


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 18 $

FY 19 $

State Elections Enforcement Commission

Citizens' Election Fund - Potential Savings

See Below

See Below

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment, which eliminates general election grants for unopposed candidates, may result in significant savings to the Citizens' Election Fund.

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.