SB 0594 Modifies state budgeting process
LR Number:2176S.01I Fiscal Note:2176-01
Last Action:03/13/01 - Hearing Conducted S Appropriations Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2001
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SB 594 - The Governor shall submit the state budget on a two-year cycle, to coincide with the start of each new General Assembly. Legislators shall use the second session of each General Assembly to review programs of the various divisions. It will also evaluate the performance objectives and performance measures used by state departments.

The act also creates an advisory committee composed of the state budget director, and the chairs of the House budget and Senate appropriations committees to develop the state's revenue forecast.