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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 005 : BUDGET

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 301)
  • § 301. Department estimate and statement

    (a) The head of every department of State, board, or commission, and any officer or individual having in charge any State activity for which funds are appropriated by the General Assembly, on or before September 1 preceding each biennium, shall file with the Commissioner of Finance and Management, upon forms prepared and furnished by the Commissioner of Finance and Management, statements showing in detail the amount appropriated and expended for the current and next preceding fiscal years and the amount estimated for such activity to be necessary for the ensuing two fiscal years, properly arranged in detail by classification and summaries. Requests for items for any activity, purpose or program not previously authorized by legislation shall not be included in those statements but shall be clearly stated on separate accompanying forms.

    (b) Such statements shall also include an itemized account of the revenues of the State for the current fiscal year to date; the last two preceding fiscal years and the estimated revenues for the ensuing two fiscal years, all in such manner and form as to show comparatively the revenues and expenditures of each of the periods so tabulated, with the ensuing two fiscal years.

    (c) If any State department or agency fails to transmit the program and financial information provided under subsections (a) and (b) of this section on or before the specified date, the Agency of Administration may prepare that information with the same effect as if it had been prepared by the proper State department or agency. (Amended 1959, No. 328 (Adj. Sess.), § 4(a); 1965, No. 108; 1969, No. 14, No. 75, § 2; 1973, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. July 1, 1974; 1987, No. 243 (Adj. Sess.), § 57, eff. June 13, 1988.)