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20-933 Governor's Conference and Interstate Compacts

Program Authorization: Legislative Appropriation

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program pays annual membership dues incurred in connection with national organizations of which the State of Louisiana is a participating member. The associations or organizations to which membership dues are paid are as follows: Southern Growth Policy Board, National Association of State Budget Officers, Southern Governors' Association, National Governors' Association, Education Commission of the States, Southern Technology Council, Council of State Governments - Southern Legislative Conference, U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, and Southern International Trade Council.

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.

This agency does not have any long-term debt for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The source of funding for this program is State General Fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$409,885

$409,885

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$409,885

$409,885

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET – November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$4,100

$4,100

0

 

Other Adjustments - National Governors’ Association

$1,700

$1,700

0

 

Other Adjustments - Education Council of the States

($79,275)

($79,275)

0

 

Other Adjustments - Council of State Governments – Southern Legislative Conference. Decrease reflects in part the multi-year back payments the state made to this association in Fiscal Year ’99.

$12,000

$12,000

0

 

New and Expanded Adjustments - Dues for the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

$10,000

$10,000

0

 

New and Expanded Adjustments - Dues for the Southern International Trade Council

 

 

 

 

 

$358,410

$358,410

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($51,475)

($51,475)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 87.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.0% of the total request ($358,410) for this program. The decreased funding is due to adjustments in membership dues as itemized in the Analysis of Recommendation above.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

OTHER CHARGES

$30,259

 

Membership dues for the Southern Growth Policy Board

$21,900

 

Membership dues for the National Association of State Budget Officers

$7,920

 

Membership dues for the Southern Governors' Association

$99,931

 

Membership dues for the Council of State Governments - Southern Legislative Conference

$107,000

 

Membership dues for the National Governors' Association

$59,400

 

Membership dues for the Education Commission of the States

$10,000

 

Membership dues for the Southern Technology Council

$12,000

 

Membership dues for the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

$10,000

 

Membership dues for the Southern International Trade Council

 

 

 

$358,410

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.


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