Date Requested: January 15, 2015
Time Requested: 06:30 PM
Agency: Corrections
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1344 Introduced HB2136
CBD Subject: Crime


FUND(S):



Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

Neither Program nor Fund



Fiscal Note Summary


Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.


    This legislation increases the time until parole eligibility for sentenced offenders. The WV Division of Corrections has no way to estimate how many additional offenders would be sentenced under this legislation. However as of June 30, 2014 there were 3 offenders incarcerated in the WV Division of Corrections that were sentenced under this offense. The WV Division of Corrections estimates that this legislation would have an average annual fiscal impact of $84,585 (3 x $28,195 average annual cost per inmate in FY 2014).



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2015
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2016
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 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


    



Memorandum


    This legislation increases the time until parole eligibility for sentenced offenders. The WV Division of Corrections has no way to estimate how many additional offenders would be sentenced under this legislation. However as of June 30, 2014 there were 3 offenders incarcerated in the WV Division of Corrections that were sentenced under this offense. The WV Division of Corrections estimates that this legislation would have an average annual fiscal impact of $84,585 (3 x $28,195 average annual cost per inmate in FY 2014).



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Loita Butcher
    Email Address: Loita.c.butcher@wv.gov