FISCAL NOTE

Date Requested: January 11, 2018
Time Requested: 02:07 PM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1403 Introduced SB243
CBD Subject:


FUND(S):

General Revenue Fund

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

Creates New Expense



Fiscal Note Summary


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


    The primary cost of the bill is in the salary of the proposed magistrates and their assistants. These salaries are set by statute, and those salaries and cost of benefits (estimated) are as follows:
    
    
    1 magistrate salary = $57,500
    1 magistrate benefits = $20,705
    Total = $78,205
    $78,205 x 2 magistrates = $156,410
    
    1 mag asst salary = $39,852
    1 mag asst benefits = $17,202
    Total = $57,054
    $57,054 x 2 mag assts = $114,108
    
    Total cost of bill's salaries and benefits per year = $270,518
    
    Other minor costs would be associated with the positions created by the bill, including certain legal library costs, computer costs, and office supply costs.
    
    
    



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2018
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2019
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 270,518 270,518 270,518
Personal Services 270,518 270,518 270,518
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):


    



Memorandum


    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Christopher S. Morris
    Email Address: christopher.morris@courtswv.gov