Date Requested: February 20, 2015
Time Requested: 11:05 AM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
3278 Introduced SB479
CBD Subject: Courts


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.


    This bill increases the number of family court judges serving the sixth family court circuit consisting of Cabell County from two judges to three judges and the number of family court judges serving the twenty-third family court circuit consisting of Mineral, Hampshire & Morgan Counties from one judge to two judges.



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 0 582,294
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):


     Family Court Judge $94,500 Statutory Salary
     Case Coordinator $46,992 Highest level of pay for this position
     Secretary Clerk $36,528 Highest level of pay for this position
     Total Salary $178,020
    
     PERS @ 15.0 % $26,703
     FICA @ 7.65 % $13,619
     Workers Comp @ .36% $613
     PEIA - 1% Premium $1,780
     PEAI - OPEB ($167/mo/emp) $6,012
     PEIA - Family Premium $23,400 Assumes Family Coverage with most expensive plan
     Total Benefit Cost $72,127
    
     Rent $16,000
     Information Technology $5,000 Start up cost
     Telephone $3,000
     Office Supplies $6,600
     Travel & continuing education $5,000
     Postage and Copier $5,400
     Total Current Expenses $41,000
    
     Total Annualized Cost $291,147
    
    Total Cost of adding two family court judges in fY18 - $582,294



Memorandum


    



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