THE STATE AND ITS GOVERNMENT
ONLINE ACCESS TO BUDGET INFORMATION AND REPORTS
9-F:1 Online Access to Budget Information and Reports.
I. The commissioner of administrative services shall make available on the state website the information and reports required to be made available to the public and to the general court under paragraphs II-III of this section. All of this required information shall be accessible on a single state transparency website to be created by the department of information technology.
II. The state transparency website shall include the following:
(a) All expenditures by state agencies shall be published monthly, no later than the 15th day of the following month. These expenditures shall be reported:
(1) In a total fund format, showing budgeted/revised budgeted amounts spent for the month, for the year, and for the year to date. Expenditure reports generated by the financial reporting system of the state for agency use shall be used to satisfy this requirement.
(2) In a check register format, including:
(A) The amount of the payment.
(B) The date of payment.
(C) The person or entity to whom the payment was made.
(D) The title and number of the accounting unit and class code.
(E) The title and number of the expense account.
(b) Annual salaries of all full-time state employees, listed by pay type category and in a searchable format that includes the state agency, accounting unit, job title, position number, and whether the position is vacant or filled.
(c) Links to information posted to the websites of various state agencies/entities for the following:
(1) Audit reports from the office of the legislative budget assistant.
(2) Annual reports for individual agencies.
(3) Agency budgets submitted in accordance with RSA 9:4.
(4) The governor's budget in accordance with RSA 9:2.
(d) State contracts entered into as a result of requests for proposals.
(e) Any other information as determined by the department of information technology and the department of administrative services.
III. Annually on or before October 31, a report from each agency shall be made available which shows the total amount expended during the prior fiscal year for each program providing aid or assistance to individuals. This annual report shall also document any changes in eligibility criteria or payment amount or formulas. Each agency shall prepare its annual report by analyzing and summarizing the content of its statement of appropriation. Each agency shall submit its annual report to the commissioner of administrative services on or before September 1. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, each agency shall submit existing reports to fulfill the requirements of this paragraph. Beginning in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012 and in each year thereafter, each agency's report shall be in a format developed by the commissioner of administrative services.
IV. (a) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require the public posting or dissemination of information exempt from public disclosure under RSA 91-A or other law.
(b) In submitting information to the state's financial system, each agency shall be responsible for identifying information that is confidential or otherwise exempt from public disclosure under RSA 91-A. The department of administrative services shall, in consultation with state agencies, establish the method by which an agency shall identify information in the state's financial system that the agency has determined is confidential or otherwise exempt from disclosure. The department of administrative services shall not post such information on the transparency website.
Source. 2010, 65:2. 2011, 75:1, 2. 2012, 146:1, eff. July 1, 2012; 266:1, eff. Aug. 17, 2012. 2020, 37:5, eff. July 29, 2020.