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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XIV
Chapter 216
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F.S. 216.241
216.241 Initiation or commencement of new programs; approval; expenditure of certain revenues.
(1) A state agency or the judicial branch may not initiate or commence any new program, including any new federal program or initiative, or make changes in its current programs, as provided for in the appropriations act, that require additional financing unless funds have been specifically appropriated by the Legislature or unless the Legislative Budget Commission expressly approves such new program or changes.
(2) Changes that are inconsistent with the approved budget may not be made to existing programs unless such changes are recommended to the Legislative Budget Commission by the Governor or the Chief Justice and the Legislative Budget Commission expressly approves such program changes. This subsection is subject to the notice, review, and objection procedures set forth in s. 216.177.
(3) Any revenues generated by any tax or fee imposed by amendment to the State Constitution after October 1, 1999, shall not be expended by any agency, as defined in s. 120.52(1), except pursuant to appropriation by the Legislature.
History.s. 31, ch. 69-106; s. 18, ch. 79-190; s. 19, ch. 83-49; s. 12, ch. 89-51; s. 66, ch. 92-142; s. 4, ch. 99-377; s. 35, ch. 2005-152.