OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-957

AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF GAMING AND THE AUTHORIZATION OF A CASINO GAMING FACILITY IN THE STATE.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 8189

File Copy No.: 310

House Calendar No.: 569

Senate Calendar No.: 173


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment requires the Town of East Windsor to conduct a special election concerning the siting of a casino in that town, and to publish notice of such special election in a newspaper. It requires MMCT Venture, LLC to reimburse the Town of East Windsor for the cost of the special election.

There is a cost associated with hosting a special election, associated with hiring poll workers, any police overtime to provide security, and printing ballots. As the amendment requires any cost to be reimbursed by the casino developer, there is no fiscal impact to the Town of East Windsor.

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.