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


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


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


    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. Person submitting Fiscal Note: Becky Ofiesh, Chief Deputy Clerk
     Email Address: becky.ofiesh@wvlegislature.gov