Date Requested: January 15, 2015
Time Requested: 06:32 PM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1350 Introduced HB2048
CBD Subject: Juveniles


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.


    The purpose of this bill is to specify the allocation of the costs for school-based probation officers in counties which have established a truancy program in a judicial circuit where a grant is provided by the county Board of Education to the Supreme Court of Appeals to hire a school-based juvenile probation officer to handle truancy matters.
    
    



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 284,440 0 284,440
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):


    This bill requires the Supreme Court of Appeals to pay half the costs of school-based probation officers in certain circuits. Currently, there are 9 school-based probation officers serving the following countes:
    
    Boone County
    Cabell County
    Greenbrier County
    Logan County
    Mercer County
    Monongalia County
    Putnam County
    Raleigh County
    Wayne County
    
    The total cost of a school-based probation officer is $63,209.00 annually. Therefore, the enactment of this legislation would require the Supreme Court of Appeals to pay $31,604.50 per year per officer totally $284,440.
    
    
    
    
    
    



Memorandum


    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Tina A. Payne
    Email Address: tina.payne@courtswv.gov