FISCAL NOTE

Date Requested: February 12, 2019
Time Requested: 12:51 PM
Agency: Corrections & Rehabilitation, Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
3266 Introduced HB2014
CBD Subject: Economic Development


FUND(S):

General Revenue

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.


    It is unknown how many additional offenders would be sentenced to WV Division of Corrections & Rehabilitation custody as the result of this legislation. However, for each additional offender sentenced the State of West Virginia can expect a cost of $25,879 per year (average annual cost per inmate in FY2018).



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2019
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2020
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
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):


    Please explain increases and decreases in personal services, current expenses, repairs and alterations, assets, other costs and revenues, including assumptions and data sources and delineation between start-up and ongoing costs. Please also include a long-range schedule of costs and revenues if fiscal impact is expected to vary in future years.



Memorandum


    The prison term of "not less than one year" does not have a maximum and could allow judges to pick high numbers perhaps not intended by the legislation.



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Brad Douglas, WVDCR Chief of Staff
    Email Address: brad.t.douglas@wv.gov