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LCO Counterparts

The Offices of Legislative Research ("OLR") and
Fiscal Analysis ("OFA")

Office of Legislative Research

The Office of Legislative Research (OLR) is the Connecticut General Assembly's nonpartisan research arm. OLR staffs all nonfiscal legislative committees; writes reports annually for legislators and committees; analyzes bills; summarizes public acts; prepares reports summarizing acts affecting particular occupations, industries, and segments of the population; summarizes major acts passed each session; and performs other services for the General Assembly.

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Office of Fiscal Analysis

The Office of Fiscal Analysis (OFA) is the nonpartisan office of the General Assembly charged with the primary function of providing technical support to the General Assembly's Appropriations and Finance, Revenue and Bonding committees in addition to the other committees and members of the legislature. OFA prepares a fiscal note for each bill voted favorably out of committee.

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