Date Requested:January 12, 2012
Time Requested:06:02 PM
Agency: Development Office
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2012R1139 Introduced SB88
CBD Subject: JOBS IMPACT STATEMENT
FUND(S)
0256
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.

    The purpose of this legislation is to require a jobs impact statement be completed by the Development Office on certain proposed legislation which may cause an impact on the State's economy. These impact statements may be requested by the Governor or the leader of either House of the Legislature.

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2012
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2013
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 262,000 262,000
Personal Services 0 162,000 162,000
Current Expenses 0 100,000 100,000
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):
    The above cost estimate is based on the costs of adding two additional staff for our Research Unit to prepare these impact statements. The other costs are for research materials to support this staff as well as to employ outside attorneys and other consultants necessary to properly complete these statements.


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Carl D Smith
Email Address:
carl.d.smith@wv.gov
    It is difficult to put an estimated cost on this legislation because we don't know how many bills a year would require an impact statement.