Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 89, GENERAL PROVISIONS, page 512, paragraph 89.96, beginning on line 31, by striking the proviso in its entirety and inserting:
/ 89.96. (GP: Deficit Monitoring) The Office of State Budget must conduct a quarterly deficit monitoring review of each agency. If at the end of each quarterly deficit monitoring review by the Office of State Budget, it is determined by either the Office of State Budget or an agency that the likelihood of a deficit for the current fiscal year exists, the agency shall submit to the Office of State Budget within fourteen days, a plan to minimize or eliminate the projected deficit.
After submission of the plan, if it is determined that the deficit cannot be eliminated by the agency on its own, the agency is required to officially notify the Budget and Control Board within thirty days of such determination that the agency is requesting that a deficit be recognized. Once a deficit has been recognized by the Budget and Control Board, The plan submitted by the agency shall limit include limitations on travel and conference attendance to the minimum required to perform the core mission of the agency. In addition, the board when recognizing a deficit may direct that any pay increases and purchases of equipment and vehicles shall be approved by the Office of State Budget. /
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