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Arkansas Code Title 19. Public Finance § 19-4-301. Duties and responsibilities

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The Chief Fiscal Officer of the State shall carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

(1) Assist the Governor or Governor-elect in the preparation of the comprehensive program and financial plan, including the coordination and analysis of state agency programs, goals, and objectives;

(2) Develop procedures to produce the information needed for effective policy decision-making by the General Assembly and the Governor or Governor-elect;

(3) Assist agencies in developing their statement of goals and objectives, their preparation of program plans and budget requests, and their systems of evaluating and reporting of program performance;

(4) Provide the General Assembly or its interim committees with any information they may request;

(5) Between sessions of the General Assembly, keep the Legislative Council and any interim committees of the General Assembly that request this information informed of the actual expenditures of agencies as compared to their approved budgets and of the actual performance of these agencies as compared to that predicted in the program budget requests, along with the reasons for any deviations which exist;  and

(6) Administer his or her responsibilities under the program budget provisions of this chapter so that the policy decisions and budget determinations of the General Assembly and Governor are effectively implemented.

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