FISCAL NOTE

Date Requested: March 21, 2017
Time Requested: 11:58 AM
Agency: Natural Resources, WV Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2393 Comm. Sub2 SB308
CBD Subject: Natural Resources


FUND(S):

3200, 3204, 3247, 3259, 0265, 8707

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund,Other Fund 3200,3204,3247,3259,8707

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 20-7-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to natural resources police officers; clarifying that the subsistence allowance is pensionable.
    
    Listed below are estimates for Pension Benefits funding increased amounts required for FY 2018. Estimates are based upon current staffing levels. Funding will be from the law enforcement budget.
    
    
    
    FY 2018
    
    
    DNR portion of Pension Benefits @ 12.50% $ 16.25 per officer
    
    Total Increase Per Year for 124 officers $ 24,180.00
    
    



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 24,180 24,180 24,180
Personal Services 24,180 24,180 24,180
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 20-7-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to natural resources police officers; clarifying that the subsistence allowance is pensionable.
    
    Listed below are estimates for Pension Benefits funding increased amounts required for FY 2018. Estimates are based upon current staffing levels. Funding will be from the law enforcement budget..
    
    
    FY 2018
    
    
    DNR portion of Pension Benefits @ 12.50% $ 16.25 per officer
    
    Total Increase Per Year for 124 officers
     $ 24,180.00
    
    Annual additional costs over and above the current Fiscal Year 2017 if this legislation is passed are as follows:
    
    
    FY2018 $24,180.00
    
    FY2019 $24,180.00
    
    



Memorandum


    
    Calculations are based upon current staffing levels.
    
    
    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