Date Requested:February 21, 2005
Time Requested:02:14 PM
Agency: Secretary of State
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2005R761 Intro HB2542
CBD Subject: Public Financing of Campaigns
FUND(S)
1612 - Services and Collections Account
Sources of Revenue
Special Fund
Legislation creates:
A New Program

Fiscal Note Summary

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

    1. Technological (Changes to candidate database, internet, and online campaign finance reporting program) - $250,000
    
    2. State Election Commission Budget - Additional appropriation needed for meetings - $10,000
    
    3. Personnel - $75,000 (Including Benefits) - Implement policies and procedures for Public Financing of Campaigns
    
    4. Program Expenditures - $2,000,000
    
    5. Estimated Total Revenue - Not discernible at this time

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2005
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2006
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 2,335,000 2,335,000
Personal Services 0 75,000 75,000
Current Expenses 0 260,000 260,000
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 2,000,000 2,000,000
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    2 Staff Members - $75,000 (Including Benefits); technology changes - $250,000; added expenses to State Election Commission - $10,000; $2,000,000 is the estimated amount of potential distribution to qualifying candidates participating in this project.


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Marie Lamont
Email Address:
mlamont@wvsos.com