Date Requested: January 16, 2020
Time Requested: 10:21 AM
Agency: Motor Vehicles, WV Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2469 Introduced HB2627
CBD Subject:


Road Fund

Sources of Revenue:

Special Fund

Legislation creates:

Decreases Existing Revenue, Creates New Expense

Fiscal Note Summary

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

The purpose of this bill is to remove all fees for the initial issuance or renewal of a Silver Star registration plate. This bill eliminates a one-time fee of $10 and an annual fee of $50. There are 41 Silver Star plates currently in existence. The Division estimates that this number will remain consistent with one new plate sold each year and one plate not renewing each year. Therefore, the Division estimates that revenue will decrease by $2,060 (($10 x 1 new plate) + ($50 x 41 registrations)). Expenses to implement the legislation will consist of cash register programing of $1,150 (10 hours x $115 per hour), and mainframe programming of $720 (8 hours x $90 per hour), for a total current expense of $1,870 ($1,150 + $720).

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 1,870 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 1,870 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 -2,060 0

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

$1,150 Cash Register Programming $720 Mainframe programming $1,870 Total Current Expense $(10) One Time Fee $(2,050) Annual Fee $(2,060) Total Reduction of Revenue


The current demand for technical expertise and support on the Division exceeds our current resource level. This bill will require additional technical expertise and support. Therefore, the Division needs to add an Information Systems Manager 1 position at an estimated annual cost of $79,500 (Salary and Benefits) and a Programmer Analyst 3 position at an estimated annual cost of $75,000 (Salary and Benefits).

    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Raeann Kriner
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