FISCAL NOTE

Date Requested: January 18, 2018
Time Requested: 03:53 PM
Agency: Education, WV Department of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1687 Introduced HB4145
CBD Subject: Governor -- Bills Requested By


FUND(S):

0317

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:





Fiscal Note Summary


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


    The estimated cumulative cost to the State under the Public School Support Program (PSSP) for the proposed salary increase is $12,729,820. The estimated cumulative cost to the County Boards of Education for the proposed increase is $404,993. The total estimated combined cumulative cost to the State and County Boards of Education for the equivalent of an average 1% across the board increase in the basic teacher salary schedule and the basic service personnel salary schedule is $13,134,813.



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 0 13,134,813 13,134,813
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 12,729,820 12,729,820
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 404,993 404,993
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


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


    The estimated cost to the State under the Public School Support Program (PSSP) for the equivalent of a 1% average across the board increase in the basic teacher salary schedule and the basic service personnel salary schedule includes the estimated increases in Step 1 for professional salaries, Step 2 for service personnel salaries, Step 3 for fixed charges, Step 6 for substitute costs, and retirement. The total estimated cost to the State for the year 2018-19 and annually thereafter is $12,729,820. The portion attributable to professional educators is $9,552,545 and the portion attributable to service personnel is $3,177,275.
    
    The county boards of education would also incur additional costs for the salary increases for the counselors and nurses included in Step 5 of the PSSP since the allowance is fixed at the 2012-13 amount. The estimated cost to the County Boards of Education for the 2018-19 year for the average 1% across the board increase for counselors and nurses is $404,993.
    
    The total estimated combined cumulative cost to the State and County Boards of Education for the across the board increase in the basic teacher salary schedule and the basic service personnel salary schedule is $13,134,813.
    
    Note that the estimated cost to the county boards of education does not include the additional costs for personnel employed in excess of funded, personnel employed in positions not eligible for state aid funding, personnel employed using other funding sources such as state or federal grants, or the cost of extended employment terms for professional personnel.



Memorandum


    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Brenda Freed
    Email Address: bfreed@k12.wv.us