2021 Maryland Statutes
State Finance and Procurement
Division I - State Finance
Title 7 - Appropriations
Subtitle 1 - State Operating Budget
Part I - Definitions; General Provisions
Section 7-102 - Legislative Intent

    (a)    The General Assembly desires that, during preparation of a proposed budget, the Governor review, thoroughly and in detail, the recommendations of the Spending Affordability Committee.

    (b)    To have the complete financial program of the Governor early in a regular session, the General Assembly desires that the Governor:

        (1)    submit with the proposed budget for a fiscal year:

            (i)    the Governor’s complete financial program for that fiscal year; and

            (ii)    each bond or revenue bill proposed to carry out the program; and

        (2)    use a supplemental budget amendment only to:

            (i)    correct a mechanical error in the proposed budget; or

            (ii)    provide funding for legislation enacted during the session.

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