OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

Legislative Office Building, Room 5200

Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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SB-256

AN ACT CONCERNING RACIAL AND ETHNIC IMPACT STATEMENTS.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

Legislative Mgmt.

GF - See Below

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill requires that racial and ethnic statements be prepared for bills and amendments upon the request of any legislator. It is uncertain how many of these statements will be requested. Additional resources or personnel may be required to 1) develop the capability to produce the quantitative social research necessary to prepare the statements, and 2) handle the volume of requests in excess of the offices' current capacity.

The Out Years

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