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Joint Rule 45. Classification Of A Budget Request

Published
12/02/2014

Joint Rules 45. CLASSIFICATION OF A BUDGET REQUEST

(a) Commencing with budget requests for the 2015­16 state fiscal year and each state fiscal year thereafter, in order to facilitate the initial review of budget requests, the following rules apply: (1) Operating budget requests reviewed by the Joint Budget Committee. The operating budget generally includes routine expenses related to day­to­day operations, including items that require ongoing funding levels from year to year such as personnel, utilities, and program expenses. Operating budget requests are reviewed and prioritized by the joint budget committee and include the following: (A) The operating budget includes building and equipment repair and renovation associated with routine maintenance of existing assets and for construction projects of limited scope, if such repair, renovation, or construction falls within the definition of capital outlay as defined in section 24­75­112 (1), Colorado Revised Statutes. (B) The operating budget includes ongoing costs associated with the maintenance of information technology projects if such ongoing costs are not included in an information technology budget request. (2) Capital construction budget requests reviewed and prioritized by the Capital Development Committee. Capital budget requests generally include projects that require a large and temporary outlay of funds for the acquisition, construction, renovation, and maintenance of capital assets. Capital budget requests are reviewed and prioritized by the capital development committee and include budget requests for: