Date Requested:March 21, 2013
Time Requested:10:46 AM
Agency: Motor Vehicles, Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2013R2715 Introduced SB521
CBD Subject: SUSPENDED LICENSE
FUND(S)
Road Fund
Sources of Revenue
Special Fund
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 create an amnesty program for drivers with suspended licenses based on nonpayment of certain court fees in order to allow them to obtain their legal driver’s licenses without payment of citations ten years old or older.
    
     There are 112,739 unpaid citation files ten years old or older.
    
     If all of these unpaid citation files would be cleared because of the amnesty program, the uncollected reinstatement fee would be at a rate of $15 for each, which is the reinstatement fee required by WV Code §17B-3-9 prior to August 5, 2005. The total revenue loss based on this assumption would be $1,691,085 although most of these reinstatement fees are uncollectible.
    

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 -1,691,085 1,691,085 0
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    Revenue Loss:
    
     Unpaid Revocations 10 Years old or Older 112,739
     Rate x $15
     Total Revenue Loss $1,691,085
    


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Jerry L. Conrad
Email Address:
Jerry.L.Conrad@wv.gov