Date Requested:January 29, 2014
Time Requested:01:30 PM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2014R1958 Introduced SB447
CBD Subject: ADDITIONAL JUDGE
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 bill increases the number of judges serving the 30th Judicial Circuit consisting of Mingo County from one judge to two judges.

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2014
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2015
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 472,329 0 461,679
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):
     Salary & Benefits
    Circuit Judge – $164,743
    Secretary – $70,708.00
    Court Reporter – $76,569.00
    Law Clerk – $69,546.00
    Probation Officer – $70,893.00
    TOTAL – $452,459.00
    
    Non- recurring first year expenses
    Computer System $5,000 Computer, software, and printers
    Copier & Fax $1,100 Purchase of one copier/fax/printer
    Typewriter $800 Purchase of one typewriter for the secretary
    2 sets of Code $2,000 One set of the WV Code for the Judge and their clerk
    Other Equipment $1,000 Dictating and other
    Robes $750 One robe for each judge
    TOTAL – $10,650
    
    Recurring Expenses
    Travel $4,500 Probation Officer & Judge's staff
    Law Library updates $1,000 for 2 sets of code
    Conference Expense $2,000 2 Judicial Conference - travel expense
    Education Expense $1,000 Probation conference
    Cellular phone $720
    TOTAL – $9,220
    
    Total of all expenses– $472,329.00 (1st Year)
    Total for subsequent years: $461,679


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