FUND(S):



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.


    This bill increases Tier 1 magistrates from an annual salary of $50,000 to 60% of the salary of a circuit judge whic would be $69,600. This bill would cost the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals approximately $2,808,123.



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2011
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2012
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 2,808,123 2,808,123 2,808,123
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 2,808,123 2,808,123 2,808,123


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


    Current Salary -- $50,000
    Proposed Salary -- $69,600
    Increase per Tier 1 Magistrate -- $19,600
    No. of Tier 1 Magistrates -- 116
    Employee Benefits -- $534,523
    
    Total of All Costs --- $2,808,123



Memorandum


    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Tina A. Sevy
    Email Address: tina.sevy@courtswv.gov