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HB 0529 - General Assembly; budgetary functions; reflect changes

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Royal,Richard 171st
Last Action: 1/28/2008 - Senate Overrides Governor's Veto- Vetoed
House Committee: B&FAO
Senate Committee: APPROP
Assigned To:
05. Superior CourtsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Amend provisions to reflect changes in the organization of the General Assembly with respect to budgetary functions, relating to courts, relating to criminal procedure, relating to education, relating to law enforcement, relating to public officers, relating to state government.  This bill would reflect the abolition of the Legislative Budget Office and provide for the Senate Budget Office and the House Budget Office to be provided the reports previously required by the abolished Office.  The Director of such offices is authorized to request information and material from all state entities.  There is created a Budgetary Oversight Committee which shall be composed of six members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate and six members of the House appointed by the Speaker.  The Speaker shall appoint a member of the committee to serve as chair and the President of the Senate shall appoint members of the committee to serve as vice and secretary.  The Committee is charged with review and evaluation of programs and the development of an annual report of their findings and activities.

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