Budget Committee


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Budget Committee

A committee in a legislature that provides oversight in the preparation of the government budget. Depending on the particular committee, it may directly write the budget, receive expenditure estimates from government agencies and/or draft legislation implementing the budget.
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The Budget Committee chairperson Judy Ogaga told the assembly that Achar was yet to be given formal communication concerning the recommendations.
Moreover, according to the Budget Committee Chair Menda Stoyanova, at the moment the parties are financed by companies anyway, but this happenes behind the scenes.
An annual audit known as the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report shows the Budget Committee's annual budget was $543,968 and that Austin blew past it by $352,629.
I am honored to return as chair of the Senate Budget Committee as we focus on addressing the debt and overspending challenges facing our country, Enzi said.
BEIRUT: Lawmakers Thursday sent an amendment to the fifth section of the overland trade law to the Finance and Budget Committee for review, and continued studying a draft law related to administrative decentralization.
He added that these expectations may force the planning and budget committee to increase allocations in the draft budget to 6%, up from 3-5% of total expenditure.
Budget Committee - 5:30 p.m., Bascom/Tykeson Room, first floor, Eugene Public Library, 100 W.
The Budget Committee chair may then revise budgetary levels to prevent a point of order from being offered against the legislation.
That sentiment was echoed by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, a Republican.
STRASBOURG, October 8, 2011 (WAFA) -- The European Parliament (EP) budget committee proposed to increase financial aid to the Palestinians by e1/4100 million in 2012, Friday said an EP press release.
''The biggest and most urgent task is postdisaster reconstruction work and containing the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant,'' Noda said during the first House of Representatives budget committee session under his government.
All the money allocated by government or donors have to go through the mayor\'s office in Osh, and not the State Directorate for the restoration of the cities of Osh and Jalal-Abad, stated chairman of the Budget Committee Akylbek Zhaparov during the budget committee\'s meeting on December 24, 2010.Japarov explained that the funds allocated by the Government and donors need to be transfered to Osh Mayor\'s office, which will be report to the Ministry of Finance.