Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2013 General Session

HB0351 - Continuing Education for Massage Therapists

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Costs to the Commerce Department for implementation of the provisions of the bill would be $6,800 annually from the Commerce Service Fund. Spending from the Commerce Service Fund affects annual transfers to the General Fund.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2013FY 2014FY 2015
General Fund$0($6,800)($6,800)
Commerce Service Fund$0$6,800$6,800
   Total Revenue$0$0$0
Commerce Service Fund$0$6,800$6,800
   Total Expenditure$0$6,800$6,800
Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($6,800)($6,800)
   Net Impact, General/Education Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($6,800)($6,800)

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)):
Businesses offering continuing education courses could see increased revenue from the required courses. There are about 6,200 massage therapists who would be required to pay the cost for the courses in order to obtain the 24 hours of continuing education authorized in the bill.

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

2/25/2013, 8:16:59 AM, Lead Analyst: Wilko, A./Attny: PLAOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst