Date Requested: February 20, 2017
Time Requested: 09:07 AM
Agency: Motor Vehicles, WV Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2509 Introduced HB2004
CBD Subject: Finance and Administration


road fund

Sources of Revenue:

Special Fund

Legislation creates:

A New Program

Fiscal Note Summary

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

The purpose of this bill is to create and maintain a centralized state vehicle inventory system. The bill establishes the Fleet Management Office within the Department of Administration. The bill creates the state Vehicle Title, Registration and Relicensing Project of 2017. The bill requires reporting by spending units utilizing state vehicles. The bill provides the new article’s scope and establishes exemptions. The bill provides for new officers and establishes their powers, duties and responsibilities. The bill defines terms. The bill continues the Fleet Management Office Fund. The bill requires the Fleet Management Office to coordinate with other agencies. The bill provides for annual reports of vehicle use by spending units. The bill requires annual reports to the Governor and the Joint Committee on Government and Finance. The bill establishes operator requirements and training. The bill provides for enforcement. The bill provides for notice. The bill requires legislative compliance audits. The bill provides a deadline date for the expiration of current state vehicle license plates. The bill creates new state vehicle license plates. The bill provides for notice to spending units regarding the expiration of title, registrations and license plates. The bill requires a standardized naming convention for the tile, registration and licensing of all state vehicles. The bill requires annual renewal of the state vehicle registrations. The bill provides exemptions from reporting for certain undercover vehicles. The bill requires insurance cards in state vehicles. The bill authorizes rule-making and emergency rule-making. Minimal programming will be required to enact this legislation and will require approximately 40 hours at $90 per hour or $3600. Current title cost is $.1589 each and it takes approximately fifteen minutes to process at a cost of $5. License plates for the front and rear of each vehicle cost $3.35 each. Cost of mailing two license plates is $2.56. The total cost per plate will be $14.4355 with a one time programming cost of $3,600.

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 3,615 3,615 5
Personal Services 5 5 5
Current Expenses 3 3 0
Repairs and Alterations 3,600 3,600 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 7 7 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0

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

$ 0.1589 Title Cost $ 3.35 Front Plate $ 3.35 Rear Plate $ 0.01655 Registration Card $ 6.8755 Per Transaction $ 5.00 Administrative Cost $ 2.56 Mail $ 14.4355 Total Cost Annual Renewal $ 5.00 Administrative Cost $ 0.14 Decal Cost $ 0.12615 Registration Card Cost $ 5.26615 Per Renewal


    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Raeann Kriner
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