Date Requested: February 15, 2017
Time Requested: 01:14 PM
Agency: Corrections, WV Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1935 Introduced HB2448
CBD Subject: Alcoholic Liquors and Beers


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.

    As of June 30, 2016, the WVDOC had 8 inmates incarcerated for Transporting Controlled Substances into the State for their most serious offense. The current minimum sentences for these offenses is one year before parole eligibility and the bill proposes increasing these minimums 9 years in the case of Narcotics and 4 years in the case of Sch 1,2,3 Non-Narcotics.
    The Average annual cost per inmate in FY 2016 was $27,684, if we estimate that the WVDOC receives about 8 new inmates per year for these offenses, the one to three year costs would be:
    Year 1 Cost $221,472.00
    Year 2 Cost $442,944.00
    Year 3 Cost $664,416.00
    Costs would continue to increase annually throughout the first 9 years after the bills implementation.

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
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):




    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Brad Douglas
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