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(1) During a transition period:
(a) the governor-elect is entitled to participate in all executive branch budget meetings;
(b) subject to Title 63G, Chapter 2, Government Records Access and Management Act, the executive branch shall make records and information related to the preparation of the governor's confidential draft proposed budget available to the governor-elect; and
(c) the incumbent governor shall consider any proposed additions or changes from the governor-elect in preparing the governor's confidential draft proposed budget recommendations to be submitted to the Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst in accordance with Section 63J-1-201.
(2)(a) If the governor-elect proposes additions or changes to the governor that are not adopted by the governor in preparing the governor's confidential draft proposed budget recommendations, the governor-elect may prepare confidential proposed additions or changes and submit them to the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst concurrent with the governor's confidential draft proposed budget recommendations.
(b) The Governor's Office of Planning and Budget shall, at the request of the governor-elect, assist the governor-elect in preparing confidential proposed additions or changes to the incumbent governor's draft proposed budget recommendations for submission to the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst.
(3)(a) After the incumbent governor's confidential draft proposed budget recommendations are submitted to the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst, the governor-elect is responsible for preparing the proposed budget to be submitted to the presiding officers of each house of the Legislature in accordance with Section 63J-1-201, and shall submit the proposed budget to the presiding officers of each house of the Legislature after assuming the office of governor.
(b) The executive branch shall provide the governor-elect with any assistance reasonably requested by the governor-elect to prepare the proposed budget to be submitted to the presiding officers of each house of the Legislature.
(c) A governor whose term ends following a transition period may not submit a proposed budget to the presiding officers of each house of the Legislature.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Utah Code Title 67. State Officers and Employees § 67-1b-106. Governor's budget - last updated May 05, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ut/title-67-state-officers-and-employees/ut-code-sect-67-1b-106.html
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