FUND(S):

Joint Committee on Government and Finance

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

Neither Program nor Fund



Fiscal Note Summary


Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.


    HB2541 would require the creation of the West Virginia Legislative Criminal Justice Resource Center. The center would require hiring 3 new research analysts with a salary of $26,775 each. Salary and benefits for each analyst would be $32,433 for a total of $97,299 for all 3 analysts.
    
    The Joint Committee on Criminal Justice created by this bill should not have any additional expenses since it would meet during the legislative session and during interim meetings, and would be a part of expenses already incurred.
    
    The West Virginia Criminal Justice System Task Force members receive no compensation, thus would require no additional expense.
    
    



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2005
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2006
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 97,299 97,299
Personal Services 0 97,299 97,299
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


    HB2541 would require the creation of the West Virginia Legislative Criminal Justice Resource Center. The center would require hiring 3 new research analysts with a salary of $26,775 each. Salary and benefits for each analyst would be $32,433 for a total of $97,299 for all 3 analysts.
    
    Analyst Salary Benefits Salary/Benefits Total
    $26,775 + $5,658 = $32,433 x3 employees = $97,299



Memorandum


    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Denny Rhodes
    Email Address: perd@mail.wvnet.edu