HB 2115 General Assembly; Department of Planning and Budget to prepare fiscal impact statements.
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Summary as introduced:
General Assembly; Department of Planning and Budget; fiscal impact statements. Requires the Department of Planning and Budget to prepare a fiscal impact statement for any bill, except the Budget Bill and debt bills, that increases or decreases the total revenue available for appropriation or that establishes a new state program or initiative requiring an appropriation. The fiscal impact statement would include analysis of the (i) fiscal impact estimates, (ii) impact on any state entity affected by the revenue increase or decrease or charged with administering the new program or initiative, and (iii) potential costs to citizens in terms of increased taxes. The bill also provides for each fiscal impact statement to be reviewed by the appropriate staff of the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Committee on Appropriations prior to being heard by the standing committee to consider the legislation.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102403D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102403D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/13/17  House: Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
01/25/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/08/17  House: Left in Appropriations