Date Requested: January 19, 2018
Time Requested: 11:48 AM
Agency: Health and Human Resources, WV Department of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
1301 Introduced HB4223
CBD Subject: Education (K12), Health



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 purpose of this bill is to develop a resource families can use to monitor and track deaf and hard-of-hearing children’s early language acquisition and expression, and developmental stages toward English literacy.
    This proposed legislation will require the Department to develop a Family Resource Guide and modify the current Birth to Three online data system to collect and report data not already being collected but required under this bill. The estimated fiscal impact of this legislation is $110,000 the first year and $4,000 each subsequent year.

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 110,000 4,000
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 110,000 4,000
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):

    The estimated Current Expenses for FY2019 is $110,000 and includes modifications to the current Birth to Three online data system ($100,000) to allow the Department to collect data not already being collected, development ($2,000), and printing costs ($8,000) of a Family Resource Guide (400 guides x $20 each).
    The estimated Current Expenses for FY2020 and ongoing fiscal years is $4,000 to reprint the Family Resource Guide (200 guides x $20 each).


    A volunteer workgroup is already established. Additional workgroup members can be added to meet the advisory committee requirements of this proposed legislation at no additional costs.

    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Bill J. Crouch
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