Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2012 General Session

HB0357 - Guardian Ad Litem Amendments

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill will save the Guardian Ad Litem $452,500 ongoing from the General Fund beginning in FY2014 which the amended bill directs to be used "to reduce caseloads and improve current practices." The Guardian Ad Litem also estimates a loss of $70,000 in collections currently used to offset costs that will now be eliminated by this bill.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2012FY 2013FY 2014
Dedicated Credits$0$0($70,000)
   Total Revenue$0$0($70,000)
Dedicated Credits$0$0($70,000)
   Total Expenditure$0$0($70,000)
Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0$0$0
   Net Impact, General/Education Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0$0$0

Local Governments (UCA 36-12-13(2)(c)):
Enactment of this bill likely will not result in direct, measurable costs for local governments.

Direct Expenditures by Utah Residents and Businesses (UCA 36-12-13(2)(d)):
Enactment of this bill likely will result in as yet undetermined revenues for private attorney guardian ad litems accepting appointments by the Courts beginning in FY2014.

2/24/2012, 2:25:27 PM, Lead Analyst: Syphus, G./Attny: RFOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst