Date Requested: January 15, 2015
Time Requested: 03:17 PM
Agency: Education, Department of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2189 Introduced SB14
CBD Subject: Education (K12)


FUND(S):



Sources of Revenue:

Other Fund N/A

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 create the West Virginia Public Charter Schools Act of 2015. The bill provides purpose and intent, defines terms, and specifies that charter schools are subject to certain requirements and exempt from certain requirements. The bill also specifies what a charter school must do and provides for: the creation or conversion of charter schools; an application process; approval and denials of applications; governing bodies and their duties; funding; enrollment; student transportation; school personnel policies; termination of a charter school; and charter school evaluations. The bill also requires the State Superintendent to provide information on charter schools to the public.



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):


    An estimated cost for the bill cannot be determined until the parameters are better defined, such as the number of charter schools that could or would be created, the anticipated enrollment at the charter schools, any enrollment or class size restrictions, and any ancillary support services the public schools would be required to provide.



Memorandum


    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Brenda Freed
    Email Address: bfreed@k12.wv.us