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Connecticut Laws | Title 4 Management Of State Agencies
CHAPTER 50* OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT: GENERAL PROVISIONS; BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS; STATE PLANNING
Sec. 4-85a. Reductions of appropriations for the fiscal year 1971-1972.

Sec. 4-85a. Reductions of appropriations for the fiscal year 1971-1972. (789)(Text)

Section 4-85a is repealed. (790)

Secs. 4-85b and 4-85c. Preparation of a human services annual agenda. Human services annual agenda: Contents, schedule and cycle. (791)(Text)

Sections 4-85b and 4-85c are repealed. (792)

Sec. 4-85d. Submission of accounting of federal energy funds. (793)(Text)

The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall annually submit to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to energy planning and activities, at the same time that the budget document is transmitted by the Governor in the odd-numbered years and the status report is transmitted by the Governor in the even-numbered years to the General Assembly under section 4-71, an estimated accounting of all federal funds for energy programs that will be carried over into the following fiscal year and an estimated accounting of federal energy funds which the state anticipates receiving in such fiscal year, accompanied by a detailed description of how such carried over and anticipated funds will be expended. The provisions of this section shall not apply to energy assistance programs and funds. (794)

Sec. 4-86. Monthly notification re refunds. Warrants to be specific; not to exceed appropriations. Transfer of appropriations. (795)(Text)

(a) The Office of Policy and Management shall be notified monthly of all refunds of current year expenditures applied to budgeted appropriation accounts for expenditures. (796)

(b) Each warrant, draft or order upon the State Treasurer shall specify the particular appropriation against which it is drawn, and no money shall be paid by the Treasurer unless the warrant, draft or order contains such a specification. The Treasurer shall honor all warrants, drafts or orders of the Comptroller drawn in accordance with the provisions of this section. (797)

(c) The Comptroller shall keep an account in connection with each appropriation and shall not issue any warrant, draft or order on the Treasurer in payment of any obligation in excess of the available balance of the appropriation for the purpose or purposes for which such obligation was incurred, until the General Assembly has passed a deficiency bill for the purpose and allotments have been made by the Governor, or such appropriation has been increased as provided in sections 4-84 and 4-87. (798)

(d) Except as provided in section 4-87, no money shall be transferred or appropriated from one specific appropriation to another, otherwise than by authority of the General Assembly. (799)

Sec. 4-87. Transfer and revision of appropriations. Relocation expenses. (800)(Text)

(a) Whenever any specific appropriation of a budgeted agency proves insufficient to pay the expenditures required for the statutory purposes for which such appropriation was made, the Governor may, at the request of the budgeted agency, transfer from any other specific appropriation of such budgeted agency such amount as the Governor deems necessary to meet such expenditures, except that transfers made from appropriations for fringe benefits to the operating funds of any constituent unit of the state system of higher education may be made only at the close of the fiscal year. No transfer to or from any specific appropriation of a sum or sums of over fifty thousand dollars or ten per cent of any such specific appropriation, whichever is less, shall be made under this section in any one fiscal year without the consent of the Finance Advisory Committee except for transfer made from appropriations for fringe benefits to the operating funds of any constituent unit of the state system of higher education. Notification of all transfers made shall be sent to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies, through the Office of Fiscal Analysis. (801)

(b) When the work, procedures or organization of any budgeted agency is modified in any respect by reason of statutory changes or management studies, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, may prepare and submit to the Governor his recommendations to increase or decrease the number of appropriation functions of such budgeted agency and the amounts therefor. The Governor shall have full authority, with the approval of the Finance Advisory Committee, to make such revision and to certify the same to the Secretary of the State and the Comptroller. Appropriation revisions approved by the Governor for any specific agency shall not exceed in total the amount originally appropriated for that agency. (802)

(c) Whenever any appropriation of a budgeted agency located within the city of Hartford proves insufficient to pay the expenditures required for such agency to relocate outside the city of Hartford, the Governor, at the request of such agency, and with the consent of the Finance Advisory Committee, may transfer to such agency, from appropriations made to the Department of Public Works for rents and moving, such amount as the Governor deems necessary to meet such expenditures. Whenever the appropriations made to the Department of Public Works prove insufficient to pay the expenditures necessary to relocate a budgeted agency within the city of Hartford, the Governor, at the request of the department and the agency, and with the consent of the Finance Advisory Committee, may transfer to the department from appropriations made to the agency for relocation expenditures, such amount as the Governor deems necessary to meet such expenditures. (803)

Sec. 4-88. Reversion of unencumbered balances. (804)(Text)

Section 4-88 is repealed. (805)

Sec. 4-89. Appropriations; treatment of unexpended balances at close of fiscal year. (806)(Text)

(a) No officer, department, board, commission, institution or other agency of the state shall, after the close of any fiscal year, incur, or vote or order or approve the incurring of, any obligation or expenditure under any appropriation made by the General Assembly for any fiscal year that had expired at the time the obligation for such expenditure was incurred. The Comptroller is authorized to draw warrants or process interdepartmental transactions against the available appropriations made for the current fiscal year for the payment of expenditures incurred during the prior fiscal year for which appropriations were made or in fulfillment of contracts properly made during such prior year, and the Treasurer is authorized to pay such warrants or record such interdepartmental transactions. The balances of certain appropriations which otherwise would lapse at the close of any fiscal year and for which no appropriation is made in the following year shall be extended into the succeeding fiscal year for the period of one month to permit liquidation of obligations of the prior fiscal year. (807)

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