Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 44-A
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
All state agencies shall, within 15 days after the end of each quarter, submit to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over appropriations and financial affairs a report of that quarter’s out-of-state travel activity. For the purposes of this section, a state agency is any state department or agency, or any part of a state department or agency, that receives an appropriation or an allocation through the state budget process. The report must reflect, for each individual who has been authorized by the agency to travel, the destination, purpose and cost by funding source of each trip. [1991, c. 622, Pt. L, §7 (NEW).]