|Date Requested:March 03, 2005
Time Requested:09:52 AM
| FUND(S) |
To be established.
Sources of Revenue
Legislation creates:A New Fund
Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.
| It is anticipated that the fees received will not cover the expenses incurred. The benefits to be gained by the public and the State from implementing a program to ensure human and animal health and safety as well as protect the agricultural economy of the State greatly exceed the anticipated costs to be incurred.
NOTE: This is a shared responsibility between the Department of Agriculture, the Division of Natural Resources and the Bureau for Public Health.
|Effect of Proposal||Fiscal Year|
|1. Estmated Total Cost||46,058||40,708||40,708|
|Repairs and Alterations||0||0||0|
|2. Estimated Total Revenues||13,875||16,375||16,375|
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
Personal Services---WVDA and DNR anticipates managing their responsibility with minimal increase in personal services. WVDA $19,320 in each year and DNR $7,500 the first year and $3,750 in subsequent years.
Current Expenses---Personnel will be required to visit the pet shops and holding sites to carry out the mandated duties. WVDA $16,238 each year and DNR $3,000 the first year and $1,400 in subsequent years.
Revenues---Estimate is based upon registration fees of $100 each for approximately 120 pet shops within the state for all years and $25 each for approximately 75 exotic pet facilities in the first year and 175 facilities in subsequent years.
|The revenues and costs reflected above only include information from WVDA and DNR. The Bureau of Public Health's information is not yet available to be included in the estimates.|