Date Requested:March 10, 2005
Time Requested:01:05 PM
Agency: Education, Department of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2005R1420 Intro HB2968
CBD Subject: Substitute Relief Act
FUND(S)
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.

    The purpose of this bill is to provide health insurance coverage under the Public Employees Insurance Agency for long-term substitute professional educators. The bill also ensures that newly employed long-term substitutes participate in teacher mentor and orientation programs. In addition, long-term substitutes that work more than 133 days in a school year are granted permanently employed professional personnel status for the purpose of filling vacancies.
    
    

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 9,375,513 9,375,513
Personal Services 0 0 0
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
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    Since the PEIA allowance under the Public School Support Program is only for the personnel authorized to be funded through the formula (and substitutes are not authorized for funding), the estimated cost of this proposal of $9,375,513 would have to be borne by the various county boards of education.
    


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Renee Hodges
Email Address:
ahodges@access.k12.wv.us