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April 2, 2013
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Bill would allow moving state money around between sessions

Lawmakers heard legislation Monday that would give state agencies more flexibility to move money between accounts when they aren’t in session. Director of Administration Jeff Mohlenkamp said Senate Bill 482 would give agencies the ability to respond “more nimbly” to such things as new grant opportunities or shifting needs in areas such as Medicaid. “It would still require agencies to go forward to Interim Finance, and it does not seek any flexibility to move funds outside the department,” he said. “This would allow state agencies or department directors to move funds within their department.” Under present law, often even a …

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