OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-5365

AN ACT CONCERNING COURT OPERATIONS AND VICTIM SERVICES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 4854

File Copy No.: 443

House Calendar No.: 340

OFA Fiscal Note

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The amendment results in a potential revenue gain by adding language that would require parties found indigent to pay court fees and the cost of service if the matter is found to be frivolous. However it is uncertain if such parties would pay the fees since they have been found to be indigent and unable to pay for fees and services.

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.