FUND(S):

0155 - General Revenue

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

A New Program



Fiscal Note Summary


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


    Electronic Rule Filing will reduce expensive paper transfers of information, establish templates for formatting rules, publish rules online instantaneously and speed process between agencies, provide notification to website users that rules which may be of interest to them have been filed, and prevent agencies from filing outdated or incorrect versions of the rule.
    
    This system will have connectivity with the agencies, boards and commissions, legislature, and the legislative rule making committee.
    
    This E-Rule program will result in a savings to the State of approximately $100,000 per year.
    
    Estimated total revenue not discernible at this time.



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2009
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2010
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 500,000 500,000
Personal Services 0 50,000 50,000
Current Expenses 0 450,000 450,000
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


    1. Personnel - Overtime expenses for two current staff members to convert rules to the correct format complying with new system) - $50,000
    
    2. Infrastructure costs including equipment, software, and licensing - $85,000
    
    3. Technology Enhancements - Design and install new computer application. Develop and implement the program and establish procedures including rules and security. Develop adequate database to insure full web-based access to data - $350,000
    
    4. Training - Procedural Manual - This includes all rule making authorities (boards, commissions, legislative rule making committee, and state agencies) - $15,000



Memorandum


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