Spending Affordability Facts

  • Process and Spending Affordability Committee (SAC) established by Chapter 525 of 1982
  • SAC is made up of an equal number of Senators and Delegates (currently 10 each) plus 2 citizen members
  • The SAC makes an annual non-binding recommendation for ongoing budget growth each December
  • Spending has been constrained to the recommended limit in all but one year since 1982