Senate Bill #2603 (2018)

AN ACT RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY -- FISCAL NOTES

Establishes special requirements for fiscal impact statements relative to the department of corrections.

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  • 2018 – S 2603
  • 2018 – S 2603 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • LC004440
  • LC004440/SUB A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2018
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY – FISCAL NOTES
  • S TATE OF RHODE IS L AND
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2018
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY – FISCAL NOTES
  • Introduced By: Senators McCaffrey, Lynch Prata, and Jabour
  • Date Introduced: March 01, 2018
  • Referred To: Senate Judiciary
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • It is enacted by the GeneralAssembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 22-12 of the General Laws entitled "Fiscal Notes" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 22-12-6. Correctional impact statements.
  • All bills having an effect on the revenues, expenditures, fiscal liability, bed space, staff, supervision caseloads, or programs of the department of corrections, excepting appropriation measures carrying specified dollar amounts, shall be accompanied by a correctional impact statement that sets forth the estimated dollar effect thereof taking into consideration additional supervisory and correctional staff, bed space, and programs required if enacted. The correctional impact statement shall be attached to the end of each act, bill or resolution prior to consideration by the legislative body in which the act, bill or resolution originated. The correctional impact statement shall specify the effect in dollar amounts and additional supervisory and correctional staff, bed space, and additional programs for the current fiscal year and estimates for the next two (2) succeeding fiscal years, as well as for the fifth and tenth succeeding fiscal years. For legislation where the major fiscal impact is not expected until after the tenth succeeding year, the correctional impact statement shall include additional estimated information for the time period when the major fiscal impact is expected.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC004440 ========
  • All bills having an effect on the revenues, expenditures, fiscal liability, bed space, staff, supervision caseloads, or programs of the department of corrections, excepting appropriation measures carrying specified dollar amounts, shall be accompanied by a correctional impact statement that sets forth the estimated dollar effect thereof taking into consideration additional supervisory and correctional staff, bed space, and programs required if enacted. The correctional impact statement shall be attached to the end of each act, bill or resolution prior to consideration by the legislative body in which the act, bill or resolution originated. The correctional impact statement shall specify the effect in dollar amounts and additional supervisory and correctional staff, bed space, and additionalprograms for the current fiscalyear and estimates for the next two (2) succeeding fiscal years, as well as for the fifth and tenth succeeding fiscal years. For legislation where the major fiscal impact is not expected until after the tenth succeeding year, the correctional impact statement shall include additional estimated information for the time period when the major fiscal impact is expected. The appropriate chairperson of the house or senate committee may request a prison impact statement. Requests for these prison impact statements shall be in a form and substance that is deemed appropriate by the chairperson and shall be forwarded through the house or senate fiscal advisor to the state budget officer who shallthen be responsible, in cooperation with the director of corrections, for its preparation within thirty (30) days of the request.
  • SECTION 2. This act shalltake effect upon passage. ======== LC004440/SUB A ========
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  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY – FISCAL NOTES
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  • This act would establish special requirements for fiscal impact statements relative to the department of corrections.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC004440 ========
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC004440/SUB A ========
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Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for Passage

May 24, 2018 at 5:06pm
Yeas: 34 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 3 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Sen. Algiere Y
Sen. Archambault Y
Sen. Calkin Y
Sen. Cano Y
Sen. Ciccone NV
Sen. Conley Y
Sen. Cote Y
Sen. Coyne NV
Sen. Crowley Y
Sen. DaPonte NV
Sen. DiPalma Y
Sen. Euer Y
Sen. Felag Y
Sen. Fogarty Y
Sen. Gallo Y
Sen. Gee Y
Sen. Goldin Y
Sen. Goodwin Y
Sen. Jabour Y
Sen. Lombardi Y
Sen. Lombardo Y
Sen. Lynch Prata Y
Sen. McCaffrey Y
Sen. Metts Y
Sen. Miller Y
Sen. Morgan Y
Sen. Nesselbush Y
Sen. Paolino Y
Sen. Pearson Y
Sen. Picard Y
Sen. Quezada Y
Sen. Raptakis Y
Sen. Ruggerio Y
Sen. Satchell Y
Sen. Seveney Y
Sen. Sheehan Y
Sen. Sosnowski Y