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SECTION 35-3-13

§ 35-3-13. Revenue appropriations to be within expected receipts – Provision of revenue for additional appropriations.

The governor shall submit the budget and the appropriation bill or bills for the fiscal year to the general assembly, which may increase, decrease, alter, or strike out the items contained therein; provided, that no action on its part shall be taken which will cause an excess of appropriations for revenue expenditures over expected revenue receipts. If additional appropriations are deemed necessary by the general assembly, it shall not make the appropriations unless it shall provide the necessary additional revenue therefor.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1935, ch. 2250, § 12; G.L. 1938, ch. 7, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 35-3-13.)