FISCAL NOTE

Date Requested: February 13, 2018
Time Requested: 01:08 PM
Agency: Supreme Court of Appeals
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2554 Introduced HB4538
CBD Subject: Courts


FUND(S):

General Revenue Fund

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

Increases Existing Expenses



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 magistrate and his or her assistant. 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
    
     1 mag asst salary = $39,852
     1 mag asst benefits = $17,202
     Total = $57,054
    
     Total cost of bill's salaries and benefits per year = $135,259
    
     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 135,259 135,259 135,259
Personal Services 0 0 0
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