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.

    The current wage and hour field staff is operating at maximum capacity. With out some additional staff the compliance process will be slowed down.
    For proper compliance it will require an additional 10 to 11 field staff and at least 2 additional clerical staff.
    There will be minimal revenues increases to the state, this would be accomplished through additional payroll taxes.

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 650,000 650,000
Personal Services 0 500,000 500,000
Current Expenses 0 100,000 100,000
Repairs and Alterations 0 30,000 30,000
Assets 0 2,000,000 20,000
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0

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

    To properly enforce this change to the code, it would require additional staff and eqipment.
    This code change would apply to 80,000 to 100,000 minimum wage earners in the state of wv.
    It would affect the assistance some current wage earners would need.
    The estimated total revenue is unknown.
    The increase in the payroll taxes of the minimum wage earner would offset the expenses of enforcement of this program.


    The bill in it's current form would apply to every mnimum wage employee in the state of West Virginia.

    Person submitting Fiscal Note: John R Junkins
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