2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 39 — Public finance
RS 39:37 — Executive budget to be printed and distributed


LA Rev Stat § 39:37 What's This?

§37. Executive budget to be printed and distributed

A. The governor shall cause the executive budget to be printed in such number of copies as the governor may specify. Except as otherwise provided in this Subsection, the governor shall submit his executive budget to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget no later than forty-five days prior to each regular session of the legislature. The executive budget submitted during the first year of each term shall be submitted to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget no later than thirty days prior to the regular session of the legislature. A printed copy shall be made available for each member of the legislature on the first day of each regular session, and a reasonable supply shall be provided for public distribution.

B. At the same time as the governor submits his executive budget, the supporting document, as provided in R.S. 39:36(B), shall be submitted through electronic media to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget and made available through electronic media for public distribution.

C.(1) For a period of fifteen days following such submission, technical corrections including but not limited to typographical and mathematical corrections may be made to the supporting document to correct errors, discrepancies, or omissions only as necessary to conform the supporting document to the financial and programmatic plan as contained in the executive budget. During the first year of each term such period shall be limited to seven days.

(2) After the specified period, technical corrections may be made to the supporting document only with the approval of the commissioner of administration and the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.

D. No later than fifteen days after submission of the executive budget, a written copy of the supporting document shall be provided to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. During the first year of each term such written copy must be provided no later than seven days after submission of the executive budget. A copy of the supporting document shall be made available to each member of the legislature upon request.

Acts 1989, No. 836, §1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1997, No. 1403, §2, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 2001, No. 538, §1, eff. June 21, 2001; Acts 2005, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 3, §2, eff. Nov. 18, 2005.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Louisiana may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.