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Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2012 General Session

SB0025S01 - Driver License and Identification Card Amendments

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill will reduce identification and driver license application processing costs generating an ongoing savings of $482,900 from the Transportation Fund Restricted - Department of Public Safety Account in FY 2013. This bill will proportionally reduce ongoing revenue to the Transportation Fund Restricted - Department of Public Safety Account by $482,900 for reduced identifcation card and driver license application fee collections. This bill will initially cost the Department of Public Safety $460,000 one-time from the Transportation Fund Restricted - Department of Public Safety Account in FY 2013 for REAL ID documentation costs. Upon submitting these costs to the federal Department of Homeland Security, the Utah Department Public Safety will be reimbursed with Federal REAL ID grant funds. Beginning in FY 2017, the Department of Public Safety estimates increased ongoing revenue of $198,000 to the Transportation Fund Restricted - Department of Public Safety Account for increased processing of ID cards.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2012FY 2013FY 2014
Revenue:   
Transportation Fund Restricted$0($482,900)($482,900)
Federal Funds$0$460,000$0
   Total Revenue$0($22,900)($482,900)
    
Expenditure:   
Transportation Fund Restricted$0($482,900)($482,900)
Federal Funds$0$460,000$0
   Total Expenditure$0($22,900)($482,900)
    
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 will save 30,997 Utah residents per year an estimated $557,900 in identification card applications at $18 each. This bill will cost 3,000 Utah residents per year approximately $75,000 for driver license reapplications. Total impact to Utah residents will be a net ongoing savings of $482,900. In FY 2017, this bill will cost 11,000 individuals up to an additional $198,000 to obtain new identification cards.

2/10/2012, 8:52:37 AM, Lead Analyst: Syphus, G./Attny: SCHOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst