Date Requested:February 13, 2013
Time Requested:05:26 PM
Agency: Administration
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2013R1572 Introduced SB86
CBD Subject: ENGLISH THE DESIGNATED STATE LANGUAGE
FUND(S)
All state funds
Sources of Revenue
General Fund,Special Fund,Other Fund All funds
Legislation creates:
Neither Program nor Fund

Fiscal Note Summary

Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.

    The purpose of this bill is to make english the official language of West Virginia. Although West Virginia may not have a law that makes english the official language, english is the language that is most widely used. Therefore, there should be no fiscal impact with the passage of the bill.

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2013
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2014
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 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):
    This bill could potentially save money as it clarifies that no state agency or political subdivision is required to provide any documents, information, literature or other written materials in any language other than english. If they had been required to provide in another language it could have created additional costs.


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Donna Lipscomb
Email Address:
donna.m.lipscomb@wv.gov