OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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SB-402

AN ACT CONCERNING TRUTH IN ADVERTISING BY MEDICAL DOCTORS AND DOCTORS OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 19 $

FY 20 $

Resources of the General Fund

GF - Potential Revenue Gain

Minimal

Minimal

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

This bill, which allows physicians to advertise that they are board certified under certain conditions, results in a potential minimal revenue gain to the General Fund as violations may lead to disciplinary action and the issuance of an associated civil penalty of up to $25,000.

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to physician violations and the associated issuance of civil penalties.