SEC. 7-7-39. Warrants to be drawn within appropriation or budget.
The State Fiscal Officer shall not draw warrants without, or in excess of, appropriations of money for the purpose, except in those cases specifically provided for by law; nor shall the State Fiscal Officer draw warrants against budgeted funds until notified by certification that the budget for the current allotment period of the fiscal year for the department, institution, or agency concerned is in compliance with the appropriation, and the amount of said approved budget has been set up in the State Fiscal Officer's records; nor shall the State Fiscal Officer draw warrants in excess of the amount so budgeted and approved, nor shall the State Fiscal Officer draw any warrant in excess of the cash balance then available in the particular fund against which said warrant is chargeable unless such warrant is to be drawn against federal programs in which federal funds are receipted based upon established warrant clearing patterns.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 3852-20; Laws, 1962, ch. 483, Sec. 20; 1970, ch. 517, Sec. 1; 1984, ch. 488, Sec. 109; 1989, ch. 532, Sec. 18, eff from and after July 1, 1989. Laws, 1992, ch. 359, Sec. 1, eff from and after July 1, 1992.