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Program A: Legislative Expense

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This reflects the estimated annual expense of the legislative branch of state government. Included in the appropriations are the State Senate, House of Representatives, Legislative Auditor, Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, Legislative Fiscal Office, Louisiana Law Institute and the Legislative Budgetary Control Council. No mission, goals, objectives, strategies, or performance information were provided for this program.

The source of funding for this program is state general fund and self-generated revenue generated from fees assessed by the Legislative Auditor for audits conducted on state and local governmental entities.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The source of funding is State General Fund and Self-generated Revenue generated from fees assessed by the Legislative Auditor for audits conducted on state and local governmental entities.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$41,241,125

$47,988,210

0

 

ACT 9 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$644,687

$644,687

0

 

Carry forward of encumbered expenses of the Legislature’s appropriation in Fiscal Year 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

$41,885,812

$48,632,897

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

($206,707)

($206,707)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment

($644,687)

($644,687)

0

 

Nonrecurring carry forward of encumbered expenses of the Legislature’s appropriation in Fiscal Year 1997-1998

$0

$200,000

0

 

Increase in Legislative Auditor billings to state agencies

 

 

 

 

 

$41,034,418

$47,981,503

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($851,394)

($651,394)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 98.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 97.5% of the total request ($49,223,977) for this program. The decrease in the recommended level is primarily attributed to the non-recurring carry forward of funds from FY 97-98 and the reduction in Risk Management premiums.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$47,981,503

 

Operating expenses of the Legislative branch of government

 

 

 

$47,981,503

 

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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