OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-247

AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURT OPERATIONS.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 19 $

FY 20 $

Probate Court

PCAF - Potential Revenue Gain

Minimal

Minimal

Note: PCAF=Probate Court Administration Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

Section 2 of the bill creates a new $150 filing fee for landlords who seek authorization to remove the possessions of a deceased tenant from a rental unit and results in revenue gain to the Probate Court Administration Fund of less than $1,500 annually.

In addition, the bill makes various procedural changes to the probate courts that do not result in a fiscal impact.

The Out Years

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