Date Requested:January 17, 2011
Time Requested:12:55 PM
Agency: Regional Jail and Correctional Facility
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2011R1719 Introduced HB2482
CBD Subject: COSTS OF INCARCERATION IN REGIONAL JAILS
FUND(S)
Special Revenue Fund
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.

    The impact of passing this bill would decrease the West Virginia Regional Jais and Correctional Facility Authority revenue collections by $457,670.80 for fiscal year 2012 and beyond. This decrease would need to be offset with a general revenue budget of $475,000 or an increase in the per diem of $.32 per fiscal year.

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 0 0 0
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 0 -457,670 -457,670
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    The West Virgina Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority had 18,757 billed days for inmates that were incarcerated for less than 24 hours. Our Per Diem for fiscal year 2011 and 2012 is $48.80.
    
    Revenue
    18,757 * $48.80 = $915,341.60 / 2 (1/2 of Per Diem)= $457670.80
    
    $915,341.60 collected if billed for full day
    $457,670.80 collected if billed 1/2 day
    
    $457,670.80 Lost Revenue


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Robert Beaver
Email Address:
robert.l.beaver@wv.gov