Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2014 General Session

HB0117S02 - Patent Infringement Amendments

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill could cost the Courts about $12,000 ongoing from the General Fund for every 50 cases processed beginning in FY 2015. This could also generate about $10,000 in ongoing General Fund revenue for a net cost of $2,000 ongoing.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2014FY 2015FY 2016
General Fund$0$10,000$10,000
   Total Revenue$0$10,000$10,000
General Fund$0$12,000$12,000
   Total Expenditure$0$12,000$12,000
Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($2,000)($2,000)
   Net Impact, General/Education Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($2,000)($2,000)

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)):
If 50 people file annually as a result of this bill they will pay $200 on average for a total of $10,000 in ongoing costs.

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

3/10/2014, 9:10:06 AM, Lead Analyst: Syphus, G./Attny: ECMOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst