Date Requested:March 11, 2013
Time Requested:10:22 AM
Agency: Natural Resources, Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2013R2586 Introduced SB485
CBD Subject: INCREASE COMPENSATION
FUND(S)
0265
Sources of Revenue
General Fund
Legislation creates:
Neither Program nor Fund

Fiscal Note Summary

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

    
    A Bill to amend and reenact Chapter 20-7-1a and 20-7-1c of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers.
    
    FUNDING IS REQUESTED TO BE FROM GENERAL REVENUE
    
    Listed below are estimates for Salary and Employee Benefits funding increase amounts required for FY 2014 in excess of the current FY 2013 amount if legislation is passed.
    
    FY 2014
    
    Salary Increase Per Year $543,529
    Employee Benefits @ 27% 146,753
    
    Total Salary Increase FY 2014 $690,282
    
    
    Longevity Increase Per Year $321,000
    Employee Benefits @ 27% 86,670
    
    Total Longevity Increase FY 2014 $407,670
    
    Total Salary and Longevity FY 2014 $1,097,952
    
    
    
    
    Listed below are estimates for Salary and Employee Benefits funding increase amounts required for FY 2015 in excess of the current FY 2013 amount if legislation is passed.
    
    FY 2015
    
    
    Salary Increase Per Year $561,697
    Employee Benefits @ 27% 151,658
    
    Total Salary Increase FY 2015 $713,355
    
    
    Longevity Increase Per Year $652,800
    Employee Benefits @ 27% 176,256
    
    Total Longevity Increase FY 2015 $829,056
    
    Total Salary and Longevity FY 2015 $1,542,411
    
    
    Annual additional costs over and above the current Fiscal Year 2013 if this legislation is passed are as follows:
    
    FY 2014 $1,097,952
    FY 2015 $1,542,411
    
    Additional annual appropriation funding of longevity costs would be necessary because increases in longevity pay continue to as officers attain additional years of service.
    
    
    
    
    
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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 1,097,952 1,542,411
Personal Services 0 1,097,952 1,542,411
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):
    
    A Bill to amend and reenact Chapter 20-7-1a and 20-7-1c of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers.
    
    FUNDING IS REQUESTED TO BE FROM GENERAL REVENUE
    
    Listed below are estimates for Salary and Employee Benefits funding increase amounts required for FY 2014 in excess of the current FY 2013 amount if legislation is passed.
    
    FY 2014
    
    Salary Increase Per Year $543,529
    Employee Benefits @ 27% 146,753
    
    Total Salary Increase FY 2014 $690,282
    
    
    Longevity Increase Per Year $321,000
    Employee Benefits @ 27% 86,670
    
    Total Longevity Increase FY 2014 $407,670
    
    Total Salary and Longevity FY 2014 $1,097,952
    
    
    
    
    Listed below are estimates for Salary and Employee Benefits funding increase amounts required for FY 2015 in excess of the current FY 2013 amount if legislation is passed.
    
    FY 2015
    
    
    Salary Increase Per Year $561,697
    Employee Benefits @ 27% 151,658
    
    Total Salary Increase FY 2015 $713,355
    
    
    Longevity Increase Per Year $652,800
    Employee Benefits @ 27% 176,256
    
    Total Longevity Increase FY 2015 $829,056
    
    Total Salary and Longevity FY 2015 $1,542,411
    
    
    Annual additional costs over and above the current Fiscal Year 2013 if this legislation is passed are as follows:
    
    FY 2014 $1,097,952
    FY 2015 $1,542,411
    
    Additional annual appropriation funding of longevity costs would be necessary because increases in longevity pay continue to as officers attain additional years of service.
    
    
    
    
    
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Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Keith Wilson
Email Address:
Keith.M.Wilson@!wv.gov
    FUNDING IS REQUESTED TO BE FROM GENERAL REVENUE