OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-6715

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PALLIATIVE USE OF MARIJUANA.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 7541

File Copy No.: 420

House Calendar No.: 348

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: See below

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

By moving the effective date of the bill (for sections 1 – 10) to 10/1/09, the fiscal impacts will be delayed two years.

The Department of Agriculture will incur costs for staff and a consultant to conduct the pilot program and prepare the required report. The costs are not known at this time, but are anticipated to be significant.

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.