Department of Administrative Services, Budget and Management Division, Chapter 122
Rule Caption: Establishes expenditure limits allowing agencies without a 2013–15 Legislatively Adopted Budget to continue operating.
Adm. Order No.: BMD 1-2013(Temp)
Filed with Sec. of State: 6-27-2013
Certified to be Effective: 6-27-13 thru 8-15-13
Notice Publication Date:
Rules Adopted: 122-001-0037
Subject: This rule establishes expenditure limits allowing state agencies without a 2013–15 Legislatively Adopted Budget to continue operating after June 30, 2013.
Rules Coordinator: Janet Chambers—(503) 378-5522
Continuing Resolution for State Agency Expenditure Limitations
(1) A state agency, as defined in Senate Bill 5504 (Oregon Laws 2013), may incur obligations and authorized expenditures to continue operations into the 2013–2015 biennium at:
(a) The agency’s 2011–2013 eighth quarter allotment level; or
(b) For the Department of Human Services, the agency’s 2011–2013 seventh quarter allotment level; or
(c) For the Oregon Health Authority, the agency’s 2011–2013 sixth quarter allotment level; or
(d) A higher or lower level as approved by the Chief Financial Office.
(e) In establishing an alternative expenditure level, the Chief Financial Office shall consider pending legislative budget direction.
(2) Each state agency without a legislatively adopted budget as of June 30, 2013, shall send a signed letter of verification to the Chief Financial Office on or before June 30, 2013, acknowledging:
(a) The agency does not have a legislatively adopted budget as of June 30, 2013;
(b) The continuing resolution ends August 15, 2013 or when an adopted budget is signed by the Governor;
(c) Expenditures will not be authorized above the level established pursuant to section (1) of this rule;
(d) Expenditures incurred under the continuing resolution will be part of the 2013–2015 adopted budget and not permanently charged against 2011–2013 expenditure limitation or appropriation; and
(e) The agency will not begin new programs or hire new staff positions until an adopted budget is signed by the Governor.
(3) Upon receipt of the signed verification letter, the Chief Financial Office shall establish an allotment level pursuant to section (1) of this rule. The Chief Financial Office shall notify each agency of the action taken.
Stat.Auth.: ORS 194.340
Stats. Implemented: OL 2013 (SB 5504)
Hist.: BMD 1-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-27-13 thru 8-15-13
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