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The Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) has primary responsibility for implementation of performance-based budgeting in the Executive Branch of Louisiana state government. This includes budget-related services such as long- and short-term financial analysis and operating budget development, monitoring and control, and policy development, planning, accountability, and other management services including the maintenance of a statewide performance database and integration of performance information into the budget development process. Many budget documents are available online.
The Executive Budget includes economic data, summary information on revenues, expenditures, recommended budget, and authorized positions as well as significant policy, performance, and financial information (as to means of financing and expenditures) for budget units.
The Executive Budget Supporting Document includes expanded program financial information as well as program narratives (identifying program mission and goals), both key and supporting objectives and performance indicators, general performance data (trends and external comparisons), and explanatory notes for each program.
The State Budget provides a detailed financial plan for the fiscal year, as to both means of financing and expenditures as presented in the Executive Budget, with such revision as necessary to bring them into conformity with the legislative budgetary actions of the legislative session. It includes the Expenditure Limit report for the fiscal year.
The State Budget is prepared no later than October 1st of each year under the provisions of Louisiana Revised Statute39:56.