OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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sSB-1014

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR CERTAIN NONVIOLENT DRUG OFFENSES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 8597

File Copy No.: 638

House Calendar No.: 621

Senate Calendar No.: 396

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 12 $

FY 13 $

Various State Agencies

GF - Potential Cost

Less than 5, 000

Less than 5, 000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment establishes a task force to study the feasibility of enacting legislation to permit the palliative use of marijuana in Connecticut. Agencies would incur minimal costs, estimated to be less than $5, 000, associated with mileage reimbursement of 51 cents per mile for legislators and agency staff (who seek such reimbursement) participating on the task force.

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.