|Date Requested:March 12, 2013
Time Requested:01:53 PM
| FUND(S) |
Sources of Revenue
Legislation creates:A New Program
Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.
|This bill requires the Supreme Court of Appeals to split the cost of hiring school-based probation officers with county boards of education in instances where the county has employed such officers.|
|Effect of Proposal||Fiscal Year|
|1. Estmated Total Cost||209,157||209,157||209,157|
|Repairs and Alterations||0||0||0|
|2. Estimated Total Revenues||0||0||0|
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
The total cost for maintaing probation officers in the circuits currently operating truancy courts is estimated to be $418,314. Upon passage of this legislation, the Supreme Court of Appeals will be expect to expend $209,157 toward employing these officers.
Those counties currently employing school-based probation officers and participating in a truancy program include: Boone, Greenbrier, Logan, Mercer, Monongalia and Putnam.