Date Requested: February 02, 2022
Time Requested: 02:31 PM
Agency: Tourism, WV Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1403 Introduced SB566
CBD Subject: Natural Resources


General Revenue

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

Creates New Expense, Creates New Program

Fiscal Note Summary

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

This bill currently directs the Department of Commerce to work closely with the Department of Tourism and Department of Economic Development to create a plan for an adventure travel program in the state, with a focus on creating programs that encourage federal funds for adventure travel initiatives. To put together a plan with these special, federally-focused programs would require the hiring of a consultant, a FTE and additional research.

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 372,000 68,500
Personal Services 0 58,500 58,500
Current Expenses 0 13,500 10,000
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 300,000 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0

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

Accounts for one planning consultant ($250,000) and an additional research study ($50,000) specific to adventure travel recreation. Adds one FTE at a salary of $45,000 plus $13,500 for employee benefits. In the first year adds $3,500 for computer, phone and miscellaneous equipment along with ongoing costs of $10,000 for supplies, travel, fees and other miscellaneous expenditures related to a position.


    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Emily Hatfield
    Email Address: