Date Requested: February 07, 2019
Time Requested: 11:24 AM
Agency: State Police, WV
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
3047 Introduced HB2885
CBD Subject: Public Safety


0453 General, 6501 Special, 6505 Non-Appr Special

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

Increases Existing Expenses

Fiscal Note Summary

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

    Summarize in a clear and concise manner what impact this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.
    This piece of legislation provides for a $3,000 salary increase for approximately 660 WV State Troopers each year for three years. It also provides for increasing Trooper annual longevity pay from $500 per year to $600.

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 2,325,739 7,090,873
Personal Services 0 2,305,767 7,029,981
Current Expenses 0 19,972 60,892
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):

    Please explain increases and decreases in personal services, current expenses, repairs and alterations, assets, other costs and revenues, including assumptions and data sources and delineation between start-up and ongoing costs. Please also include a long-range schedule of costs and revenues if fiscal impact is expected to vary in future years.
    Estimates were calculated based on 660 Trooper positions and include both the increase to salaries and the increase to longevities with benefits. The longevity calculations were adjusted for year one to omit cadets who will not be eligible for the longevity increase. Also for year one, only the troopers who are eligible for a longevity increase from January 1-June 30, 2020 are included.
    Year 1
    General Revenue: $2,308,155
    Appropriated Special Revenue: $10,597
    Non-Appropriated Special Revenue: $6,987
    Year 2
    General Revenue: $4,672,673
    Appropriated Special Revenue: $21,427
    Non-Appropriated Special Revenue: $14,207
    Year 3
    General Revenue $7,037,190
    Appropriated Special Revenue: $32,256
    Non-Appropriated Special Revenue: $21,427
    ***Detailed Funding Strings/Amounts are Available upon Request***


    Please identify any areas of vagueness, technical defects, reasons a bill would not have a fiscal impact, and/or any special issues not captured elsewhere on this form.
    This fiscal note excludes civilian employees of the West Virginia State Police whose longevity increases are addressed in code separately.

    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Connie E. Gunndy, Comptroller
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