Report of the Attorney General of the State of Indiana for the Year Ending December 31, to the Governor

Report of the Attorney General of the State of Indiana for the Year Ending December 31, to the Governor

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...into the following year's appropriation. So, if an appropriation be made for a given year, and at the end of the year, it proves to be in excess of the necessary expenditure of that year, it is applicable to the same continuous objects during a subsequent year. If, therefore, in a particular year, the appropriation for a given service prove deficient, a balance remaining of the appropriation for the same service, made for a previous year, may be drawn upon to fill up the deficit. In this State we have no statute providing that any balance of an appropriation, unexpeuded at the close of the year, shall go into the general or surplus fund.-The rule as to appropriations seems to have been understood by Congress as above stated; and to provide against such contingency, in 1795, 1820 and 1852, acts were passed, providing that all balances remaining unexpeuded for two years after the close of the year for which such appropriations were made, shall be carried into the "Surplus Fund," except for a purpose in respect to which a longer duration is specially designed by law; and in 1870 an Act was passed providing that all such balances should go into the general fund at the expiration of one year. The appropriations made for the years 1873 and 1874 for the Governor's Contingent Fund are one thousand dollars for each year. From 1865 to 1873, inclusive, the total amount appropriated is_ $25,000. The amount drawn is $19,286.88, leaving a balance not drawn of $5,713.12. The Governor's Oflice Fund, for the same years aggregate $44,000. Amount drawn $40,575.89; leaving a balance not drawn of $3,424.11. I am informed by Hon. Asbury_ Steele, an eminent lawyer, . and who was the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the_ Senate at the...
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236765931
  • 9781236765932