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office; and such bill, when and as passed

ation bill. The governor or a person

by both Houses, shall be a law immediately

designated by him shall have the right to ap-

without further action by the Governor.

pear and testify with respect to these bills.

(7) The Governor and such representa-
tives of the executive departments, boards,
officers and commissions of the State ex-
pending or applying for State's moneys, as
have been designated by the Governor for
this purpose, shall have the right, and when
requested by either House of the General
Assembly, it shall be their duty to appear
and be heard with respect to any Budget
Bill during the consideration thereof, and to
answer inquiries relative thereto.

Section 6.15. Supplementary Appropriations.

Any other appropriation shall be embod-
ied in a supplementary appropriation bill,
the purpose or purposes of which shall be
clearly defined therein. In a regular session a
supplementary appropriation bill may be
passed by either house, but shall not be final-
ly passed by both houses until the budget
bill has been enacted. In a special session a
supplementary appropriation bill may be

considered and enacted at any time. Except

(8) Supplementary Appropriation Bill.

with regard to capital projects submitted by

Either House may consider other appro-

the governor, a supplementary appropriation

priations but both houses shall not finally

bill shall provide the revenue necessary to

act upon such appropriations until after

pay the appropriation by a tax, direct or in-

the Budget Bill has been finally acted upon

direct, to be levied and collected as pre-

by both Houses, and no such other appro-

scribed therein.

priation shall be valid except in accordance
with the provisions following: (a) Every

See Section 6.13, Enactment of Budget Bill,

such appropriation shall be embodied in a

p. 40.

separate bill limited to some single work,

See Section 433, Information from Adminis-

object or purpose therein stated and called

trative Officers, p. 19.

herein a Supplementary Appropriation

Bill; (b) Each Supplementary Appropriation

Bill shall provide the revenue necessary

to pay the appropriation thereby made by

a tax, direct or indirect, to be levied and

collected as shall be directed in said bill;

(e) No Supplementary Appropriation Bill

shall become a law unless it be passed in

each House by a vote of a majority of

the whole number of the members elected,

and the yeas and nays recorded on its final

passage; (d) Each Supplementary Appro-

priation Bill shall be presented to the

Governor of the State as provided in Section

17 of Article 2 of the Constitution and

thereafter all the provisions of said section

shall apply.

(9) Nothing in this section shall be con-

strued as preventing the General Assembly

from passing at any time, in accordance

with the provisions of Section 28 of Article

3 of the Constitution and subject to the

Governor's power of approval as provided

in Section 17 of Article 2 of the Constitu-

tion, an appropriation bill to provide for

the payment of any obligation of the State

within the protection of Section 10 of Article

1 of the Constitution of the United States.

(10) If the Budget Bill shall not have

been finally acted upon by the Legislature

three days before the expiration of its

regular session, the Governor may, and it



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