2016 Tennessee Code
Title 9 - Public Finances
Chapter 4 - State Funds, State Budget and Appropriations
Part 56 - Tennessee Governmental Accountability Act of 2013
§ 9-4-5609. Preparation of strategic plan.

TN Code § 9-4-5609 (2016) What's This?

(a) (1) Beginning August 15, 2013, and each year thereafter, each state agency subject to this part, shall submit a draft strategic plan and the agency's programs chosen for the program performance measures to the department of finance and administration for review, modification, and approval. Each strategic plan and program performance plan shall be submitted to the general assembly and the governor not later than September 30 of each year and shall cover the fiscal year in effect as of the date of the report.

(2) The programs report shall include, but not be limited to, the following matters:

(A) A clear statement of the purpose for each program;

(B) A description of the program, when such information is needed to explain the program;

(C) The funding amount of each program, when such information is identifiable by agency;

(D) The outcomes or outputs produced by each program; and

(E) The historical trends of outputs or outcomes of the program, when such information is available.

(b) (1) (A) The Tennessee higher education commission shall submit to the commissioner of finance and administration a single strategic plan, with the advice of the University of Tennessee, the state university and community college system, and the Tennessee student assistance corporation.

(B) The comptroller of the treasury, state treasurer, secretary of state, and attorney general and reporter shall prepare their strategic plans separately.

(C) The administrative office of the courts shall prepare a strategic plan separately on behalf of the court system. Such plan shall include the court system, the district attorneys general conference, the district public defenders conference, and the office of post-conviction defender.

(D) The joint legislative services committee shall prepare a strategic plan separately on behalf of the legislative department.

(2) Each strategic plan shall be submitted to the general assembly and the governor not later than September 30 of each year and shall cover the fiscal year in effect as of the date of the report.

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