§29. Budget guidelines
A.(1) On or before the twentieth day of September of each year, the budget office shall furnish to each budget unit a set of specific guidelines under which the budget unit shall provide information to allow the budget office to establish a continuation budget.
(2) The continuation budget shall be prepared by the budget office and submitted to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget at the first meeting of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget after January first each year.
B. These guidelines shall reflect the most recent economic statistics available in regard to inflation, employment, population, and other socioeconomic factors.
Acts 1989, No. 836, §1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1997, No. 1403, §2, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 2005, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 5, §1, eff. Nov. 18, 2005; Acts 2008, No. 860, §1.