FUND(S):

Crime Victims Compensation Fund 1731

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.


    SENATE AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR AN INCREASE IN FUNERAL AND BURIAL EXPENSE FROM $7,000 TO $10,000.
    
     The Crime Victims Compensation Fund receives a yearly Federal grant based upon 60% of awards made by the Court.
    
    There are sufficient funds available now and in the future fiscal years to cover the cost of this improvement.



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 99,000 99,000 99,000
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 0 0


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


     Purpose is to raise the maximum award for funeral and burial expenses from $7,000 to $10,000. Only a minimal number of funeral and burial claims will be over $7,000 so the increase will be less than the estimated provided.
    
    



Memorandum


    None. Person submitting Fiscal Note: John P. Fulks
     Email Address: ctclaims@wvlegislature.gov