FISCAL NOTE

Date Requested: February 13, 2017
Time Requested: 01:52 PM
Agency: Natural Resources, WV Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1141 Introduced HB2406
CBD Subject: Natural Resources


FUND(S):

3204, 3224

Sources of Revenue:

Other Fund 3204, 3224

Legislation creates:

Neither Program nor Fund



Fiscal Note Summary


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


    A Bill to amend and reenact Chapter 20-7-1a and 20-7-1c of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers.
    
    Listed below are estimates for Salary and Employee Benefits funding increased amounts required for FY 2018 and FY 2019 in excess of the current FY 2017 amount if legislation is passed. Estimates are based upon current staffing levels. Funding will be from Special Revenue accounts.
    
    FY 2018
    
    Salaries Increased Per Year $556,280.00
    Employee Benefits @ 25.00% $139,070.00
    
    Total Salary Increase Per Year $695,350.00
    
    Longevity Increase Per Year $233,800.00
    Employee Benefits @ 25.00% $ 58,450.00
    
    Total Longevity Increase Per Year $292,250.00
    
    Total Salary and Longevity FY 2018, Including Benefits
     $987,600.00
    
    



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2017
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2018
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 987,600 61,500 1,049,100
Personal Services 987,600 61,500 1,049,100
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):


    A Bill to amend and reenact Chapter 20-7-1a and 20-7-1c of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers.
    
    Listed below are estimates for Salary and Employee Benefits funding increased amounts required for FY 2018 and FY 2019 in excess of the current FY 2017 amount if legislation is passed. Estimates are based upon current staffing levels. Funding will be from Special Revenue accounts.
    
    FY 2018
    
    Salaries Increased Per Year $556,280.00
    Employee Benefits @ 25.00% $139,070.00
    
    Total Salary Increase Per Year $695,350.00
    
    Longevity Increase Per Year $233,800.00
    Employee Benefits @ 25.00% $ 58,450.00
    
    Total Longevity Increase Per Year $292,250.00
    
    Total Salary and Longevity FY 2018, Including Benefits
     $987,600.00
    



Memorandum


    Calculations are based upon current staffing levels, officer rank, and years of service.
    
    For additional information concerning this fiscal note, please contact:
    
    Colonel Jerry B. Jenkins, Chief
    DNR Law Enforcement
    324 Fourth Avenue
    South Charleston WV 25303-1228
    Office Phone: 304-558-2784
    Cell: 304-389-5056
    Fax: 304-558-1170
    Email: Jerry.B.Jenkins@wv.gov
    
    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Jerry Jenkins, Chief DNR Law Enforcement
    Email Address: Jerry.B.Jenkins@wv.gov