Section 216.168, Florida Statutes 2004
216.168 Governor's amended revenue or budget recommendations; optional and mandatory.--
(1) At any time following submission of his or her budget recommendations and revenues recommendations, the Governor may amend his or her recommendations.
(2) The amended recommendations shall be furnished to the Legislature along with the reasons for the amended recommendations.
(3) The amended recommendations shall include the materials required in ss. 216.163 and 216.165; and the Executive Office of the Governor shall provide, within 3 days after the Governor amends his or her recommendations, the supporting information required under ss. 216.164 and 216.166.
(4) If the Governor determines, at any time after he or she has furnished the Legislature with his or her recommendations or amended recommendations, that the revenue estimates upon which the Governor's recommendations were based are insufficient to fund these recommendations, the Governor shall amend his or her revenues or appropriations recommendations to bring the Governor's recommended budget into balance. On or after March 1, if the Governor determines that there is insufficient time to provide the information for the amended recommendations required in ss. 216.164 and 216.166, he or she shall be exempt from such requirement.
History.--s. 17, ch. 80-45; s. 13, ch. 83-49; s. 16, ch. 91-109; s. 1167, ch. 95-147.