OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-5389

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PALLIATIVE USE OF MARIJUANA.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 4739

File Copy No.: 597

House Calendar No.: 254

Senate Calendar No.: 430

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 13 $

FY 14 $

Consumer Protection, Dept.

Palliative Marijuana account - Cost

50, 000

50, 000

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment results in a cost of approximately $50, 000 to the Department of Consumer Protection by requiring the agency to securely receive and destroy usable marijuana delivered to them under the requirements of the amendment.

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.