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Article - State Finance and Procurement




§7–115.

    (a)    On submission of the budget bill to the presiding officers of the General Assembly, the Governor shall provide the supporting material specified in this section.

    (b)    The Governor shall provide budget books that include the information required in this section.

    (c)    The budget books for a fiscal year shall:

        (1)    (i)    state each source of State revenues for the year, from which the proposed appropriations are to be paid; and

            (ii)    state the amount that the Governor estimates will be collected from each source;

        (2)    contain a summary of the annuity bond accounts of the State as of the end of the last full fiscal year; and

        (3)    (i)    include a copy of the statewide cost allocation plan filed with the federal government for federal reimbursement of the costs of indirect State services that benefit federally funded programs; and

            (ii)    list, by unit of the State government, the amount of reimbursement received under the plan during the last full fiscal year.

    (d)    The budget books shall contain personnel detail in a section that, by unit of the State government, sets forth, for each program or purpose of that unit:

        (1)    the total number of officers and employees and the number in each job classification:

            (i)    authorized in the State budget for the last full fiscal year and the current fiscal year; and

            (ii)    requested for the next fiscal year;

        (2)    the total amount for salaries of officers and employees and the amount for salaries of each job classification:

            (i)    spent during the last full fiscal year;

            (ii)    authorized in the State budget for the current fiscal year; and

            (iii)    requested for the next fiscal year; and

        (3)    an itemized statement of the expenditures for contractual services, supplies and materials, equipment, land and structures, fixed charges, and other operating expenses:

            (i)    made in the last full fiscal year;

            (ii)    authorized in the State budget for the current fiscal year; and

            (iii)    requested for the next fiscal year.

    (e)    The budget books shall include the StateStat or managing for results agency strategic plan required under this article, but shall be limited to a description of the agency’s mission, goals, objectives, and performance measures.

    (f)    Whenever a proposed budget exceeds the recommendations of the Spending Affordability Committee, the budget books shall:

        (1)    indicate the degree to which the proposed budget and recommendations differ; and

        (2)    set forth the Governor’s reasons for exceeding the recommendations.

    (g)    The budget books shall include supporting data and the results of the calculations required under § 5–202(l) of the Education Article.