OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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SB-345

AN ACT CONCERNING CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION IN CONNECTICUT SCHOOLS.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 3530

File Copy No.: 288

Senate Calendar No.: 160


OFA Fiscal Note

Eliminates Cost In Bill

The amendment strikes the underlying bill and its associated fiscal impact.

The amendment permits local and regional school districts to include climate change curriculum as part of the overall science curriculum, if they chose to do so. The amendment also requires the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to be available to boards of education to assist on developing appropriate curriculum, which does not result in a fiscal impact as they have the expertise available to assist schools.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does 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.