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General Assembly

File No. 519

    February Session, 2018

Senate Bill No. 369

Senate, April 16, 2018

The Committee on Appropriations reported through SEN. OSTEN of the 19th Dist. and SEN. FORMICA of the 20th Dist., Chairpersons of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the bill ought to pass.

AN ACT CONCERNING JOB DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (Effective from passage) The Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, in consultation with the Labor Commissioner, shall review job development and training programs in the state, and the means by which such programs are funded, to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of such programs and whether such programs are funded by the most cost-efficient, equitable and effective means. On or before October 1, 2018, the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development shall submit, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, the results of the review to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies, commerce and labor. The results shall include recommendations for (1) additions or revisions to such programs, (2) revisions to funding for such programs, and (3) any legislation necessary to implement such additions or revisions.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

New section

APP

Joint Favorable

 

The following Fiscal Impact Statement and Bill Analysis are prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and do 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.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill has no impact by requiring the Department of Economic and Community Development and the Department of Labor to review and make recommendations regarding job development and training programs by October 1, 2018. Both agencies annually review their respective budgets, which include funding for relevant programs on these topics, for the purposes of developing the Governor's proposed budget recommendations.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

OFA Bill Analysis

SB 369

AN ACT CONCERNING JOB DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES.

SUMMARY:

The bill requires the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, in consultation with the Labor Commissioner, to review job development and training programs in the state, and the means by which such programs are funded, to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of such programs and whether such programs are funded by the most cost-efficient, equitable and effective means.

The Commissioners must submit results to the Appropriations, Labor, and Commerce committees and must include recommendations on the following:

EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage

COMMITTEE ACTION

Appropriations Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

51

Nay

0

(4/5/2018)

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