Texas Government Code - Section 2166.252. Modifying Project To Conform To Appropriations
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§ 2166.252. MODIFYING PROJECT TO CONFORM TO
APPROPRIATIONS. (a) If money appropriated for a project is less
than the amount originally requested or is less than the amount
required for the project as originally submitted to the state
budget agencies, the commission and the using agency shall confer
on how to bring the project cost within the amount appropriated.
The commission and the using agency shall make every effort to
comply with legislative intent to modify the project as originally
(b) The commission shall notify the using agency that it
considers the project canceled if it is impossible to modify the
project to bring the cost within the amount appropriated.
(c) If authorized by an act appropriating money for a
project, a using agency may appeal the decision of the commission to
cancel a project to the governor by submitting a request that:
(1) the project be undertaken as stage construction;
(2) the money available for the project be
supplemented by the transfer of money appropriated to the same
using agency for other projects of equal or lower priority or from
the unused contingency reserves of any project of the same using
(d) The governor shall, after obtaining the advice of the
Legislative Budget Board, rule on a request submitted under
Subsection (c). If the ruling favors the using agency, the
commission shall proceed with the project.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 41, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007