Date Requested:March 17, 2005
Time Requested:10:22 AM
Agency: Natural Resources, Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2005R1560 Intro HB3048
CBD Subject: Restrictive Hunting & Fishing License Sy
FUND(S)
3200
Sources of Revenue
Special Fund
Legislation creates:
Neither Program nor Fund

Fiscal Note Summary

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

    HB 3048 will increase licensing revenue approximately $2.6 million in year one of implementation for sections of the Division of Natural Resources funded from the sale of hunting and fishing licenses. The bill also indexes the cost of hunting and fishing licenses to the Consumer Price Index (All Goods). HB 3048 will not produce any additional revenue in FY 2005, since the effective date of the bill is January 1, 2006.
    
    
    The cost to implement the change will be limited to programming time necessary to adopt changes in the license structure. It would take approximately two weeks of programming work to convert current licensing systems to the new structure at an estimated cost of $3,000.

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 3,000 0 0
Personal Services 3,000 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 1,036,680 2,591,702
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    Estimated Increase are based on the calculations below:
    
    2005 Estimated Revenue = $0
    
    The bill’s effective date is January 1, 2006
    
    2006 Estimated Revenue = $1,036,680
    
    Since the bill’s effective date is January 1, 2006, only the last half of Fiscal Year 2006 revenues will be affected. It is estimated that 40% of the projected increase will occur in the last half of FY 2006.
    
    Fiscal Year (Upon Completion) = $2,591,702
    
    FY 2007 is the first complete fiscal year under the restructuring proposal. The estimated revenue calculations are attached.
    Please refer to worksheets submitted via e-mail attachment to Legislative Services at the following address fiscaln@mail.wvnet.edu


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Keith Wilson
Email Address:
kwilson@dnr.state.wv.us