2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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DPB Performance Measures New Programs (language only)

Item 4-5.05 #1c

Item 4-5.05 #1c

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Services and Clients

Page 441, after line 40, insert:
"3.  In accordance with § 2.2-1501, Code of Virginia, the Department of Planning and Budget shall develop a programmatic budget and accounting structure for all new programs and activities to ensure that it provides the appropriate financial and performance measures to determine if programs achieve desired results and outcomes.  The Department of Accounts shall provide assistance as requested by the Department of Planning and Budget.  The Department of Planning and Budget shall provide this information each year when the Governor submits the budget in accordance with § 2.2-1509, Code of Virginia, to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations, House Finance, and Senate Finance Committees."

(This amendment directs the Department of Planning and Budget to develop financial and performance measures for all new programs to facilitate measurement of programmatic results, and requires these measures to be submitted with the Governor's budget each year.)