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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, and Council of State Governments - Southern Legislative Conference.

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 1998-1999.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The source of funding for this program is state general fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$239,950

$239,950

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$239,950

$239,950

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($10,700)

($10,700)

0

 

Eliminates membership dues for the Council of Governors' Policy Advisors - office closed

($6,670)

($6,670)

0

 

Eliminates membership dues for the Advisory Committee on Intergovernmental Relations - office closed

$6,400

$6,400

0

 

Increased membership dues for the National Association of State Budget Officers

$1,699

$1,699

0

 

Increased membership dues for the Education Commission of the States

$179,206

$179,206

0

 

Funding of membership dues for the Council of State Governments - Southern Legislative Conference. This funding provides catch-up of prior years' dues (FY89, FY90, FY92, FY93, FY94) as well as funding for current and next fiscal years.

 

 

 

 

 

$409,885

$409,885

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$169,935

$169,935

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 170.8% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.0% of the total request ($409,885) for this program. The increased 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 1998-1999.

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

$179,206

 

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

$102,900

 

Membership dues for the National Governors' Association

$57,700

 

Membership dues for the Education Commission of the States

$10,000

 

Membership dues for the Southern Technology Council

 

 

 

$409,885

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


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