STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
67-3513. Committees of legislature to consider budget. (1) The standing committees of the house of representatives and of the senate in charge of appropriation measures shall sit jointly in open sessions while considering the budget. Such committee may resolve itself into executive session upon the vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the membership of the committee, at which time persons who are not members of the legislature may be excluded; provided, however, that during such executive session, no votes or any official action may be taken. The administrator of the division of financial management or his designated representative shall attend all meetings of the joint committee and shall present to the committee the recommendations of the governor for amounts to be appropriated for each department, office and institution, including the elective officers and the state board of education, such presentation to include all information necessary to substantiate the recommendations of the governor. The joint committee at its discretion may cause the attendance of heads or responsible representatives of said departments, offices and institutions. The joint committee may increase or decrease items in the budget as it may deem to be in the interests of greater economy and efficiency in the public service.
(2) By not later than January 15 of each year, the administrator of the division of financial management shall report to the joint committee the following minimal information:
(a) A list by department, by program, and by funding source of all permanent positions authorized as of January 1 of that year and the current salary established for each position as of January 1 of that year; the list shall also designate which of the listed positions were vacant as of January 1, and the date such position became vacant.
(b) A list by department, by program, and by funding source of the amounts needed to fund the state employee compensation changes being recommended by the governor, which list must be prepared to show the individual cost of each component of the compensation changes.
(c) A report that compiles and summarizes the information the division of financial management received in accordance with sections 67-1917 and 67-3502(1)(e), Idaho Code.
[67-3513, added 1929, ch. 206, sec. 13, p. 400; I.C.A., sec. 65-3413; am. 1967, ch. 424, sec. 3, p. 1238; am. 1971, ch. 285, sec. 1, p. 1099; am. 1973, ch. 300, sec. 9, p. 633; am. 1974, ch. 22, sec. 34, p. 592; am. 1980, ch. 358, sec. 16, p. 932; am. 1981, ch. 227, sec. 10, p. 455; am. 2015, ch. 307, sec. 6, p. 1211; am. 2021, ch. 160, sec. 7, p. 446.]