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75-3721.Governor's budget report; contents; submission to legislature; children's budget document; Kansas homeland security budget document. (a) On or before the eighth calendar day of each regular legislative session, the governor shall submit the budget report to the legislature, except that in the case of the regular legislative session immediately following the election of a governor who was elected to the office of governor for the first time, that governor shall submit the budget report to the legislature on or before the 21st calendar day of that regular legislative session.

(b) The budget report of the governor shall be set up in three parts, the nature and contents of which shall include the following:

(1) Part one shall consist of a budget message by such governor, including the governor's recommendations with reference to the fiscal policy of the state government for the current fiscal year and the ensuing fiscal year, describing the important features of the budget plan for each of the fiscal years included, embracing a general budget summary setting forth the aggregate figures of the budget so as to show the balanced relation between the total proposed expenditures and the total anticipated income for the current fiscal year and the ensuing fiscal year, with the basis and factors upon which the estimates were made, and the means of financing the budget plan for the each of the fiscal years included, compared with the corresponding figures for at least the last completed fiscal year, and the director of the budget shall prepare the figures for the governor for such comparisons.

(A) The budget plan shall not include (i) any proposed expenditures of anticipated income attributable to proposed legislation that would provide additional revenues from either current or new sources of revenue, or (ii) any proposed expenditures of moneys in the ending balance in the state general fund required by K.S.A. 75-6702, and amendments thereto.

(B) The general budget summary may be supported by explanatory schedules or statements, classifying the expenditures contained therein by state agencies, objects, and funds, and the income by state agencies, funds, sources and types. The general budget summary shall include all special or fee funds as well as the state general fund, and shall include the estimated amounts of federal aids, for whatever purpose provided, together with estimated expenditures therefrom.

(2) Part two shall embrace the detailed budget estimates for each of the fiscal years included, both of expenditures and revenues, showing the requests of the state agencies, if any, and the governor's recommendations thereon, which shall include amounts for payments by the state board of regents pursuant to K.S.A. 75-4364, and amendments thereto. It shall also include statements of the bonded indebtedness of the state, showing the actual amount of the debt service for at least the last completed fiscal year, and the estimated amount for the current fiscal year and for each of the ensuing fiscal years included, the debt authorized and unissued, and the condition of the sinking funds.

(3) Part three shall consist of a draft of a legislative measure or measures reflecting the governor's budget for all of the fiscal years included in the budget report.

(c) The division of the budget shall compile a children's budget document consisting of the information contained in agency budget estimates regarding programs that provide services for children and their families.  Such document shall be provided to the Kansas children's cabinet established by K.S.A. 38-1901, and amendments thereto, and other persons or entities on request.

(d) The division of the budget, upon request, shall furnish the governor or the legislature with any further information required concerning the budget.

(e) Nothing in this section shall be construed to restrict or limit the privilege of the governor to present supplemental budget messages or amendments to previous budget messages, which may include proposals for expenditure of new or increased sources of revenue derived from proposed legislation.

(f) The budget estimate for the judicial branch of state government as submitted to the director of the budget pursuant to K.S.A. 20-158, and amendments thereto, shall be included in the governor's budget report.

(g) The division of the budget shall compile a Kansas homeland security budget document consisting of the information contained in agency budget estimates under subsection (a)(3) of K.S.A. 75-3717, and amendments thereto. Such document shall be provided to the house of representatives committee on appropriations, the senate committee on ways and means and such other committees upon request.

History: L. 1953, ch. 375, § 21; L. 1955, ch. 373, § 3; L. 1975, ch. 277, § 3; L. 1980, ch. 278, § 1; L. 1985, ch. 282, § 2; L. 1988, ch. 332, § 3; L. 1990, ch. 316, § 2; L. 1992, ch. 294, § 10; L. 1994, ch. 13, § 1; L. 1994, ch. 274, § 18; L. 2003, ch. 99, § 22; L. 2004, ch. 148, § 3; L. 2005, ch. 120, § 2; July 1.



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