Date Requested:February 14, 2005
Time Requested:03:17 PM
Agency: Alcohol Beverage Control Commission
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2005r380 intro hb2303
CBD Subject: licensing clubs withexotic entertainment
FUND(S)
7352
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.

    Estimate 60 clubs @ additional $2,000.00 for license = $120,000.00.
    
    De Novo review by circuit courts in lieu of administrative hearings will increase attorney fees and associated costs to the agency. Estimate additional current expense cost of $10,000.00.

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2005
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2006
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 10,000 10,000
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 10,000 10,000
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 120,000 120,000
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    Cost to defend license denials at circuit court level, instead of through the admnistrative may increase. Presently, appeals to circuit courts are on the record developed at the administrative level.


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Robert A. Hoffman
Email Address:
bhoffman@abcc.state.wv.us
    There are additional criteria for review that may require additional time for the commissioner to decide whether or not to issue a license. This bill requires a decision within 30 days. Sixty days may be more conducive to close review of the criteria for licensure under this proposed bill.