Connecticut General Assembly Office of Program Review and Investigations


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The Office of Program Review and Investigations is the nonpartisan staff office that supports the oversight work of the bipartisan Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee. At the direction of the committee, PRI staff examines state programs and systems to determine efficiency, effectiveness, compliance with legislative purposes, and whether corrective actions, modification, or elimination are necessary.

The Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee met on September 30 and October 1 to receive staff interim updates on the four studies approved earlier in the year (listed below). Informational public hearings followed the updates on each topic. Committee staff is continuing its research and analysis on these studies. Staff findings and recommendations for the four studies are anticipated to be presented for the committee’s consideration and action around December 16, 2015.

Also on September 30, another study scope was approved on Hartford region public school choice programs. That study has begun and is anticipated to conclude around March 2016.

During the June 2015 Special Session, PRI was directed by P.A. 15-5 (Sec. 428) to assist with a dealer conveyance fee data collection project, about which PRI is to report to the Transportation Committee by January 15, 2016. Data collection surveys were sent to 2,552 new and used car dealers in mid-September, due back to the PRI office by November 1.

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