Date Requested:March 15, 2005
Time Requested:11:34 AM
Agency: Attorney General
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2005R1460 Intro SB542
CBD Subject: Civil Suits Against the State of WV
ALL Funds
Sources of Revenue
General Fund,Special Fund,Other Fund
Legislation creates:
Neither Program nor Fund

Fiscal Note Summary

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

    The Attorney Generals Office only handles a few vehicle accidents most are turned over to BRIM. BRIM then turns them over to AIG who appoints panel counsel to defend the State. AIG has 23 open claims.

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 21,852 21,852 21,852
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 21,852 21,852 21,852
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):
    The only cost increase would be travel cost to court.
    AIG has 23 open cases.
    Estimated Average 3 hour drive one way.
    Etimated miles per hour 70.
    Cost of Panel Counsel 130 per hour.
    Travel Cost for personal services 130.00
    Times two way travel time 6.00
    Times number of open cases 23.00
    Total personal services 17,940.00
    Milage on vehicle .405 per mile
    Number of estimated miles per two trip 420
    Times Milage Rate .405
    Current Expenses 3,912.00
    Personal Services in this case would be actually billed to Current expenses because it would be paid to panel counsel or Attorney General's Office.

Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Jerome K. Clay
Email Address:
    This the Attorney General's cost estimate.