FISCAL NOTE

Date Requested: February 07, 2018
Time Requested: 02:16 PM
Agency: Athletic Commission, WV State
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1854 Introduced HB4446
CBD Subject: Uniform Laws


FUND(S):

GENERAL REVENUE

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

Creates New Expense, Creates New Program



Fiscal Note Summary


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


    Summarize in a clear and concise manner what impact this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.
    
    This bill will establish a new responsibility for the State Athletic Commission that this commission does not currently oversee. The State Athletic Commission regulates boxing and mixed martial arts events held in West Virginia. The agency does not have employees to support these additional duties, therefore, it will be necessary to establish a minimum of two full-time positions to fully comply with this bill. This will create an additional expense to the state each year.



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 0 251,250 194,950
Personal Services 0 114,750 114,750
Current Expenses 0 136,500 80,200
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.
    
    The agency does not have employees (0 FTE's) to support these additional duties, therefore, it will be necessary to establish a minimum of two full-time positions (Director and Administrative Assistant) to fully comply with this bill. The Attorney General will be needed to establish rules and provide legal assistance for the agency. Additionally, there will be estimated costs for computers, printers, furniture, office space, training, website maintenance, telecommunication, and office supplies.



Memorandum


    Please identify any areas of vagueness, technical defects, reasons a bill would not have a fiscal impact, and/or any special issues not captured elsewhere on this form.
    
    *It is unknown how many athletes this would involve on a yearly basis
    *It is unknown how these expenses will be funded
    *The State Athletic Commission regulates boxing and mixed martial arts events in the state. They do not have knowledge of student athletes
    *The State Athletic Commission has 0 FTE's to support this request
    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Crystal Crouch
    Email Address: ccrouch@wvlottery.com