Legislative Authority over State Budget Amendment
Maryland Ballot Measure - Senate Bill 1028
Election: Nov. 3, 2020 (General)
Categories:Government Budget and Spending
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution authorizing the General Assembly to increase or add Executive Department items in the budget bill, provided that the total of the appropriation for the Executive Department approved by the General Assembly does not exceed the total proposed appropriation for the Executive Department submitted by the Governor; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State at the next general election to be held in November 2020 for adoption or rejection; etc.
Authorizing the General Assembly to increase, diminish, or add items in the annual budget bill in order to enact a balanced State operating budget for each fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter.
Authorizing the General Assembly, in enacting a balanced budget bill for each fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter, to increase, diminish, or add items, provided that the General Assembly may not exceed the total proposed appropriation as submitted by the Governor.