State Government

Budget, Fiscal, Procurement and Contracting Regulations


Subchapter I. General Provisions

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Agency" includes every board, department, bureau, commission, person or group of persons or other authority created and now existing or hereafter to be created to execute, supervise, control and/or administer governmental functions under the laws of this State or to perform such other duties as may be prescribed or to whom any moneys are appropriated under any budget appropriation act or supplemental appropriation act or any other act which authorizes and requires any department to collect and/or use any taxes, fees, licenses, permits or other receipts for services or otherwise for the performance of any function of or related to or supported in whole or in part by the laws of this State, and/or created to administer any laws providing for the collection of taxes, fees, permits, licenses or other forms of receipts from any sources whatsoever for the use of the State or any agency of the State, except the judiciary and the courts of the State.

(2) "Anticipated expenditure" includes any items included in the budget which are estimated or proposed to be expended by any agency at any future time.

(3) "Budget" includes the complete financial plan of the State as evidenced by all appropriations and allowances made and estimates of revenue approved by the General Assembly, including, in addition to the general budget of appropriations adopted by the General Assembly and approved by the Governor, all other appropriations and allowances authorized by law which have been or shall be made to any agency of this State which is supported in whole or in part out of the revenues, taxes, licenses, fees, permits, fines and from other sources including any agency which is empowered by statute to collect and expend revenues by the use of special funds by whatever name known whether or not specifically appropriated by the General Assembly, and includes the budgets and the revenues and expenditures of all agencies to which moneys are appropriated by supplementary appropriations or otherwise.

(4) "Expenditures" includes any outlay of public moneys by authority of any law of this State and includes the expenditure of any appropriation authorized by the General Assembly of the State.

(5) "Grant-in-aid" includes an appropriation of the public money from the General Fund for a public purpose to any county, municipality, corporation, private agency or person.

42 Del. Laws, c. 204, §§ 7, 10; 29 Del. C. 1953, § 6301; 54 Del. Laws, c. 39, § 2; 63 Del. Laws, c. 196, § 1.;

There shall be a Budget Commission which shall consist of the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Secretary of State, the State Treasurer and the Secretary of Finance.

42 Del. Laws, c. 204, § 2; 43 Del. Laws, c. 284; 29 Del. C. 1953, § 6311; 54 Del. Laws, c. 39, § 5; 57 Del. Laws, c. 582, § 4; 59 Del. Laws, c. 378, § 9; 65 Del. Laws, c. 219, § 1.;