216.195 Impoundment of funds; restricted.—The Executive Office of the Governor, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, any member of the Cabinet, or any state agency shall not impound any appropriation except as necessary to avoid or eliminate a deficit pursuant to the provisions of s. 216.221. As used in this section, the term “impoundment” means the omission of any appropriation or part of an appropriation in the approved operating plan prepared pursuant to s. 216.181 or in the schedule of releases prepared pursuant to s. 216.192 or the failure of any state agency or the judicial branch to spend an appropriation for the stated purposes authorized in the approved operating budget. The Governor or either house of the Legislature may seek judicial review of any action or proposed action which violates this section.
History.—s. 11, ch. 89-51; s. 20, ch. 91-109; s. 62, ch. 92-142; s. 27, ch. 2000-371; s. 31, ch. 2005-152.