|Posted:||December 9, 2016 01:30 PM|
|From:||Senator Lisa Baker|
|To:||All Senate members|
|Subject:||Budget Impasse Legislation|
|I plan to re-introduce Senate Bills 326 and 327 from last session which would address any future budget impasse.
Introduced as SB225
|Description:||The first bill would amend the Constitution to require the Commonwealth to maintain state appropriations at 80 percent of the prior year level if a general fund budget is not enacted by the constitutional deadline of June 30 of any year.|
Introduced as SB226
|Description:||The second bill would provide for certain actions/deadlines by the General Assembly to move the process forward.
Previous co-sponsors were Senators Eichelberger, Vulakovich, Hutchinson, Ward, White and Brooks.
Thank you for your consideration.