Accountability For Line Item Appropriations―Amends Executive Order No. KBB 06-32


WHEREAS, Executive Order No. KBB 2006-32 was issued on July 12, 2006, to insure that payments pursuant to Line Item Appropriations are carefully administered to assure that funds are utilized to accomplish the anticipated public purposes and to avoid constitutionally prohibited donations;


WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order No. KBB 2006-32, to clarify its prospective application;


NOW THEREFORE I, KATHLEEN BABINEAUX BLANCO, Governor of the state of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:


SECTION 1: Section 7 of Executive Order No. KBB 2006-32, issued on July 12, 2006, is amended as follows:


The provisions of this Order shall be applicable to Line Item Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2006-2007 and thereafter, but shall not be applicable to such appropriations that satisfy the criteria enumerated in Section 18(B)(2) of HB 1 of the 2006 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.


SECTION 2: All other sections, subsections, and paragraphs of Executive Order No. KBB 2006-32, issued on July 12, 2006, shall remain in full force and effect.


SECTION 3: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand officially and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 3rd day of August, 2006.

Kathleen Babineaux Blanco

Al Ater
Secretary of State