Date Requested:February 13, 2012
Time Requested:03:24 PM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2012R2129 Introduced SB577
CBD Subject: ADDITIONAL JUDGE 5TH 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 increases the number of judges serving the 5th Judicial Circuit from two judges to three 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 385,136 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 0 0
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    Adding a circuit court judge and staff to the 5th circuit
    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
     Total 277,860
    
    Employee Benefits
    FICA & Medicare 20,270 Social Security tax limited to first $110,100
    PERS 38,900 at 14%
    BrickStreet 1,000 at.36%
    PEIA Family & Life 31,200 $7,800 per person for family coverage
    OPEB 8,016 $2,004 per person
    PEIA 1% 2,779 Annual 1% assessment
    Total 102,166 37%
    
    Non- recurring first year expenses
    Robes 750 One robe for each judge
    Total 750
    
    Recurring Expenses
    Travel 2,000
    Conference Expense 2,000 2 Judicial Conference - travel expense
    Cellular phone 360
    Total 4,360
    
    Total of all expenses 385,136
    
    Personal Services 277,860
    Employee Benefits 102,166
    Current Expenses 5,110
    Total 385,136
    


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