Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2013 General Session

HB0102S01 - Arson Penalties Amendments

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill will cost the Courts $4,300 ongoing from the General Fund beginning in FY 2014 for increased caseloads. They will also collect about $2,800 General Fund revenue from fines. If an offender is sentenced to state prison as a result of this bill, it will cost the Department of Corrections about $28,000 per year per prisoner however the number of prisoners is indeterminable. Beginning in FY 2024 the amount of offenders processed by the Courts may decrease as a result of this bill, however the number is unknown at this time.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2013FY 2014FY 2015
General Fund$0$2,800$2,800
   Total Revenue$0$2,800$2,800
General Fund$0$4,300$4,300
   Total Expenditure$0$4,300$4,300
Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($1,500)($1,500)
   Net Impact, General/Education Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($1,500)($1,500)

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)):
About 14 offenders will pay about $200 per case in fines for a total of $2,800 annually.

Performance Note Required? (Joint Rule 4-2-404): No

2/20/2013, 5:27:45 PM, Lead Analyst: Syphus, G./Attny: SCAOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst