Date Requested:February 14, 2011
Time Requested:02:02 PM
Agency: Governor's Office
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
Comm. Sub. SB241
CBD Subject: Division of Tourism & Tourism Commission
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.

    Passage of this Bill will increase the Tourism Commission by three (3) members, from nine (9) to twelve (12). This will cause a nominal increase in cost to the State. Members of the Commission are not entitled to compensation for services performed as members. Travel expenses for the three new commissioners to include lodging, meals, and occasional airfare in the aggregate are estimated to be $1,500 annually.

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 1,500 1,500
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 1,500 1,500
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    Estimates are based on information provided by the Division of Tourism, and include minimal travel expense only. Members of the Tourism Commission are not paid a stipend. This bill includes an effective date of July 1, 2011. Thus no impact is reflected for the current fiscal year. Full implementation is included for FY2012 and every year thereafter, at an aggregate estimated annual expense of $1,500.

Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Cindy Smith
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    This is a Non-appropriated, Lottery fund established by WV 29-22-18(k).