Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 2. Administration of Finances

Lapse Of Budgeted Appropriations And Provision For Unpaid Claims

20-9-209. Lapse of budgeted appropriations and provision for unpaid claims. (1) All appropriations for a budgeted fund in the regular budget or for a budget amendment for a given school fiscal year lapse on the last day of the school fiscal year, except the appropriations for:

(a) uncompleted improvements in progress of construction; and

(b) an obligation for the purchase of personal property ordered but not paid for during the current fiscal year.

(2) A lawful claim presented to the district for payment under a lapsed appropriation is an obligation of the budget for the next school fiscal year.

History: En. 75-6813 by Sec. 249, Ch. 5, L. 1971; R.C.M. 1947, 75-6813; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 478, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 20, Ch. 767, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 260, L. 1995.