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JBC-SPECIAL LANGUAGE


Legislative Analyst
Mildred Hamilton
Administrative Assistant
Teresa Tripp

Makes recommendations to the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) on "Special Language" included in appropriation bills pertaining to the fiscal and programmatic operations of state agencies, boards, commissions, and institutions of higher education. Special Language is generally temporary. The language can be used to allow transfers of appropriation, funds, positions and programs. It discusses the intent of the General Assembly. It can place restrictions on certain actions, grant full flexibility to perform certain actions, require review, reporting or both by the Legislative Council or Joint Budget Committee either prior to an action being taken or after the action takes place. During a Regular Session, the JBC Special Language Subcommittee receives any bills that include Special Language with changes/mark-up from previous acts or new special language that was recommended by the ALC/JBC Special Language Subcommittee during the fall budget hearings. The JBC Special Language Subcommittee also makes recommendations on proposed member amendments to Special Language and any member bills or Governor Letters with new special language.


Roster

Chair
Chamber
Member
Chair
Senator
Senator Jon Woods
Chair
Representative
Representative Stephen Meeks
Vice-Chair
Senator
Representative
Representative Andy Davis
Representative Dan M. Douglas
Representative Monte Hodges
Representative Douglas House
Representative Joe Jett
Representative Matthew J. Shepherd
ex officio
Senator
ex officio
ex officio
Representative
Representative Jeremy Gillam
ex officio
Representative Lane Jean

Standing SubCommittees

No subcommittees found in the 90th General Assembly for this committee.