Date Requested:January 13, 2011
Time Requested:03:30 PM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2011R1368 Introduced HB2251
CBD Subject: MAGISTRATES PAY TIERS
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
Over-all effect
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
3. 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