OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-5389

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PALLIATIVE USE OF MARIJUANA.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 4977

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 $

All

Various Funds - Potential Savings

Potential

Potential

Municipal Impact:

Municipalities

Effect

FY 13 $

FY 14 $

All Municipalities

Potential Savings

Potential

Potential

Explanation

The amendment results in a potential saving to the state and municipalities by providing immunity from liability for the actions of an employee, who is a qualifying patient, who in the course of their employment is under the influence of marijuana.

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.