Legislative Appropriations Request: FY 2016-17

Document Description

Texas Government Code, Sec. 401.042. UNIFORM BUDGET ESTIMATE FORMS. (a) The governor may collaborate with the Legislative Budget Board in designing and preparing uniform budget estimate forms on which all requests for legislative appropriations must be prepared.

(b) The governor shall require that all appropriation requests be submitted to the governor on the forms.

(c) In consultation with public institutions of higher education, the offices of the governor and the Legislative Budget Board shall review the forms for higher education legislative appropriations requests to identify opportunities to improve efficiency, provide better transparency of funding sources, eliminate unnecessary or duplicative requirements, and otherwise reduce the cost or difficulty of providing information related to appropriations requests.

State Report Information

State Agency

Bond Review Board
Comptroller of Public Accounts
Department of Information Resources
Office of the Governor
House Appropriations Committee
Legislative Budget Board
Lt. Governor's Office
Legislative Reference Library
State Auditor's Office
Senate Committee on Finance
Speaker of the House Office
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Texas State Library


Release Date

Responsible Office(s)

Budget and Planning

Document Type

Legislative Appropriations Request


Referenced Institution(s)

UT System Administration