Date: 02/19/2009

JBC Presentation on Supplementals


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09:46 AM

The committee chair, Representative Peniston, called the meeting to order.

09:53 AM -- Joint Budget Committee Presentation on Supplementals

Representative Pommer, Joint Budget Committee member, explained that the Department of Local Affairs does not receive a lot of General Fund support from the state, but stated that the department would be reduced by $400,000 in FY 2009-10. He explained that local governments could be impacted cuts in state funding that is distributed to counties and municipalities. Representative Pommer talked about the schedule of supplemental bills and referred to questions from the committee concerning expenditure changes in the General Fund, cash funds, and federal funds. He also addressed questions concerning the budget and budget consolidations in the Governor's Office of Information and Technology.