OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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HB-5398

AN ACT PROHIBITING STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FROM PROVIDING CERTAIN PROPERTY TO A FEDERAL AGENCY FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH PROPERTY'S FORFEITURE.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 19 $

FY 20 $

Criminal Justice, Div.; Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

GF - Potential Revenue Loss

Less than 10,000

Less than 10,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact:

Municipalities

Effect

FY 19 $

FY 20 $

Municipal Police Departments

Potential Revenue Loss

Less than 10,000

Less than 10,000

Explanation

The bill prohibits the state from receiving certain federal agency proceeds from property seized under federal law (known as equitable sharing program) and results in a potential minimal revenue loss of less than $10,000 each year to the Division of Criminal Justice and law enforcement agencies.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to inflation.