Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to subnav
Searching 2023-2024 Session

The Vermont Statutes Online


Title 32 : Taxation and Finance


(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 704a)
  • § 704a. Execution of the laws relating to appropriations

    (a) The Governor and every other officer or employee of the Executive Branch shall faithfully execute the laws relating to appropriations so as to effectuate the intent of the General Assembly in enacting such laws, including the provisions of this chapter, the annual appropriations act, and any budget adjustment act.

    (b) The Executive Branch is authorized and encouraged to take such actions as are necessary and desirable to manage and administer State programs and agencies in an efficient, effective, and fiscally prudent manner, and to such ends may accomplish savings and reduce spending in such programs and agencies, provided that the legislative purposes for which the sums are appropriated are substantially accomplished. (Added 1995, No. 178 (Adj. Sess.), § 281; amended 1999, No. 1, § 99, eff. March 31, 1999; 2021, No. 105 (Adj. Sess.), § 463, eff. July 1, 2022.)