Date Requested:February 07, 2014
Time Requested:01:39 PM
Agency: Court of Claims
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2014R2154 Introduced SB514
CBD Subject: METH LABS
FUND(S)
1731 - Crime Victims Compensation 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.

    This measure will result in an annual savings of at least $1,000,000.00 in costs associated with the cleanup of methamphetamine labs.

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 -500,000 -1,000,000 -1,500,000
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other -500,000 -1,000,000 -1,500,000
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    All cost reductions allocated to the "Other" category would be a direct result of not paying methamphetamine cleanup costs.


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Becky Ofiesh, Chief Deputy Clerk
Email Address:
becky.ofiesh@wvlegislature.gov
    Technical defect: This measure, while eliminating the "allowable expense" charge of $10,000.000 for the cleanup of real property damaged by a methamphetamine laboratory, nonetheless retains in the definition of "claimant," the owner of real property so damaged.