OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-6260

AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR STATE AND LOCAL POLICE REGARDING JUVENILES WITH AN INTELLECTUAL OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 6164

File Copy No.: 316

House Calendar No.: 231


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

There is no fiscal impact associated with the amendment, which clarifies that police training programs provided by the Division of State Police and municipalities related to juveniles with intellectual or developmental disabilities must be provided at no cost. The amendment also specifies that the training must be provided in collaboration with institutions of higher education, health care professionals, or advocacy organizations.

To the extent that the specified institutions provide training programs at no cost, there is no fiscal impact. There is a potential cost if these institutions charge fees to provide such training.

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.