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SB 3660 - Emergency Budget Act of Fiscal Year 2011 - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Emergency Budget Act of Fiscal Year 2011

Signed by Governor Pat Quinn
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (32-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Emergency Budget Act of Fiscal Year 2011

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that gives the governor broad authority over the state budget.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the governor to set aside a contingency reserve for the period beginning July 1, 2010 and ending January 9, 2011 (Sec. 1). -Requires that until January 9, 2011 the amounts placed in the contingency reserve fund shall not be appropriated or transferred unless authorized by the governor and the assembly (Sec. 1). -Requires that state agencies review and modify state contracts if it is in the best interests of the state to do so (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the adoption of emergency rules to implement provisions of this or any other budget initiatives for fiscal year 2011 for the public interest, safety, and welfare (Sec. 5). -Requires that every member of the General Assembly forfeit 6 days of compensation (Sec. 5). -Requires State officers to forfeit one day of compensation each month (Sec. 14). -Requires that in allocating funds the governor take into account each agency's effectiveness in achieving its prioritized goals, in utilizing resources, and in reducing waste (Sec. 25). -Requires that the Governor's Office of Management and Budget post on its website a survey allowing residents to prioritize spending measures for the upcoming year and that the results of this survey be posted on the website (Sec. 25). -Requires that the governor, in conjunction with Committees of the General Assembly, establish budgetary priorities and conduct performance analyses to determine how to best meet these priorities (Sec. 25).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (67-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Emergency Budget Act of Fiscal Year 2011

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that gives the governor broad authority over the state budget.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the governor to set aside a contingency reserve for the period beginning July 1, 2010 and ending January 9, 2011 (Sec. 1). -Requires that until January 9, 2011 the amounts placed in the contingency reserve fund shall not be appropriated or transferred unless authorized by the governor and the assembly (Sec. 1). -Requires that state agencies review and modify state contracts if it is in the best interests of the state to do so (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the adoption of emergency rules to implement provisions of this or any other budget initiatives for fiscal year 2011 for the public interest, safety, and welfare (Sec. 5). -Requires that every member of the General Assembly forfeit 6 days of compensation (Sec. 5). -Requires State officers to forfeit one day of compensation each month (Sec. 14). -Requires that in allocating funds the governor take into account each agency's effectiveness in achieving its prioritized goals, in utilizing resources, and in reducing waste (Sec. 25). -Requires that the Governor's Office of Management and Budget post on its website a survey allowing residents to prioritize spending measures for the upcoming year and that the results of this survey be posted on the website (Sec. 25). -Requires that the governor, in conjunction with Committees of the General Assembly, establish budgetary priorities and conduct performance analyses to determine how to best meet these priorities (Sec. 25).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (56-0) -

Title: Emergency Budget Act of Fiscal Year 2011

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Emergency Budget Act of Fiscal Year 2011

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