Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2014 General Session

HB0078 - Marriage Defense Fund

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill creates a Marriage Defense Fund. Assuming 2,000 individuals contribute on average a $15 checkoff, revenue to the fund would be $30,000 annually. The Attorney General's Office is authorized to draw on the funds as necessary for litigation and appellate expenses related to the defense of Utah Constitution, Article I, Section 29 or any section of Utah Code, Title 30, Chapter 1, Marriage.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2014FY 2015FY 2016
Restricted Funds$0$30,000$30,000
   Total Revenue$0$30,000$30,000
Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0$30,000$30,000
   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)):
An estimated 2,000 individuals may contribute approximately $15 each to the fund established in the bill.

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

1/29/2014, 7:42:15 AM, Lead Analyst: Wilko, A./Attny: LAKOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst