Date Requested:February 03, 2012
Time Requested:02:37 PM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2012R1972 Introduced HB4412
CBD Subject: ADD JUDGE TO 23D JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
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 the number of judges serving the 23rd judicial circuit from five to six judges.

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 470,590 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 470,590 0 0
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    Personal Services Basis for Amount
    Circuit Judge 126,000 Codified Salary
    Secretary 49,350 Uniform Salary
    Court Reporter 54,100 Average Salary
    Law Clerk 48,410 Uniform Salary
    Probation Officer 49,500 Average Salary
    Total 327,360
    
    Employee Benefits
    FICA & Medicare 24,057 Social Security tax limited to first $110,100
    PERS 45,830 at 14%
    BrickStreet 1,178 at.36%
    PEIA Family & Life 39,000 $7,800 per person for family coverage
    OPEB 10,020 $2,004 per person
    PEIA 1% 3,274 Annual 1% assessment
    Total 123,360 38%
    
    Non- recurring first year expenses
    Computer System 5,000 Computer, software, and printers
    Copier & Fax 1,100 Purchase of one copier/fax/printer
    Typewriter 800 Purchase of one typewriter for the secretary
    2 sets of Code 2,000 One set of the WV Code for the Judge and their clerk
    Other Equipment 1,000 Dictating and other
    Robes 750 One robe for each judge
    Total 10,650
    
    Recurring Expenses
    Travel 4,500 Probation Officer & Judge's staff
    Law Library updates 1,000 for 2 sets of code
    Conference Expense 2,000 2 Judicial Conference - travel expense
    Education Expense 1,000 Probation conference
    Cellular phone 720
    Total 9,220
    
    Total of all expenses 470,590
    
    Personal Services 327,360
    Employee Benefits 123,360
    Current Expenses 13,770
    Other assets 6,100
    Total 470,590
    
    


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Tina A. Sevy
Email Address:
tina.sevy@courtswv.gov