Date Requested: February 15, 2018
Time Requested: 03:51 PM
Agency: Labor, WV Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2211 Comm. Sub. HB4401
CBD Subject: Labor


Amusement Rides and Amusement Attractions Safety Fund, Bedding & Upholstery Fund, Steam Boiler Fund

Sources of Revenue:

Special Fund

Legislation creates:

Decreases Existing Revenue

Fiscal Note Summary

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

    With the passage of Committee Substitute for HB4401, the Division of Labor will need $2,650,000 in General Revenue to comply with its mandated obligations.
    HB4401 will decrease an estimated $1,939,320 in special revenue for FY2019 and subsequent years as detailed below:
    Registration fees for businesses that use weighing and measuring devices for commercial purposes; $1,509,300.
    Registration fees for service agencies and service persons that work with commercial weighing and measuring devices; $105,020
    Registration and permit fees for manufacturers, upholsterers, renovators and sterilizers of bedding and upholstered products. $325,000
    Removing the language from all programs allowing the Commissioner to utilize excess funds in existing and new special revenue accounts when necessary to meet the Division’s funding obligations will result in the need for additional general revenue to operate the programs below that do not have a revenue generating mechanism:
    Safety – State OSHA $150,620 (based on FY2017 appropriation minus 2% mid-year budget cut)
    Wage & Hour Mandates, including Child Labor, Jobs Act, Minimum Wage / Maximum Hours, Undocumented Worker, Wage Bonding, Wage Payment & Collection. $560,060

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost -2,650,000 -2,650,000 -2,650,000
Personal Services -2,252,500 -2,252,500 -2,252,500
Current Expenses -265,000 -265,000 -265,000
Repairs and Alterations -26,500 -26,500 -26,500
Assets 0 0 0
Other -106,000 -106,000 -106,000
2. Estimated Total Revenues -2,650,000 -2,650,000 -2,650,000

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

    See Summary Above.


    See Summary Above.

    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Mitchell E. Woodrum
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