Key Votes

HCR 33 - Amends the State Budget Process - Key Vote

Mississippi Key Votes

Fredie Carmichael voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends the State Budget Process

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that requires any increase in state funding for a program to be offset by an equal decrease in state funding for another program or programs.

Highlights:
  • Requires an amendment to an appropriations bill that proposes to increase state support funds for 1 agency or program to also include a reduction in the amount of state support funds appropriated to 1 or more state agencies or programs that equals the amount of the increase in the amendment (Sec. 20).
  • Defines “state support funds” as the State General Fund, all state support special funds, and any other special funds that the Joint Legislative Budget Committee has classified as state support funds (Sec. 20).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (72-48) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends the State Budget Process

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that requires any increase in state funding for a program to be offset by an equal decrease in state funding for another program or programs.

Highlights:
  • Requires an amendment to an appropriations bill that proposes to increase state support funds for 1 agency or program to also include a reduction in the amount of state support funds appropriated to 1 or more state agencies or programs that equals the amount of the increase in the amendment (Sec. 20).
  • Defines “state support funds” as the State General Fund, all state support special funds, and any other special funds that the Joint Legislative Budget Committee has classified as state support funds (Sec. 20).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends the State Budget Process

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