B.106: The Southern State Budget of 2017

This act will budget and fund the activities of the Southern State through the 2017 fiscal year in a responsible and cost-effective manner.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the The Southern State in Congress assembled,

SEC. 1. SHORT TITLE.

This legislation may be referred to as “Southern State Budget of 2017”.

SEC. 2. ACT DECLARED AS A BUDGET

The Southern State Legislature declares this act, containing the relevant appropriations and prohibitions on spending, as the Southern State budget for fiscal year 2017 and shall be into effect immediately after passage and remain in force until the end of fiscal year 2017.

In the event the state legislature failing to pass a budget for fiscal year 2018, this budget shall be used and indexed for inflation according to the Consumer Price Index.

SEC. 3. ACCOUNTING OF REVENUE

The State projects that it will raise $538,579,073,935 in revenue during the fiscal year of 2017.

The State projects it will spend $449,479,503,038 in expenditures during the fiscal year of 2017

The State declares that the projected surplus will be $89,099,570,897 in the fiscal year 2017.

All surplus will be used to pay off debt, when the debt is paid off, such funds will be put into the State Treasury as a General Fund.

SEC. 4. EXPENDITURES

The appropriation for the Department of Health shall be $85,000,000,000.000.

In addition, the Department of Health is appropriated $1,548,229,644.000 in discretionary spending.

No money appropriated therein may be used to fund Planned Parenthood.

In addition, the Department of Health is appropriated $152,451,874 to implement the Veterans Village Construction Act.

The appropriation for the Department of Education shall be $121,000,000,000.000.

In addition, the Department of Education is appropriated $1,100,323,451.000 is discretionary spending.

The appropriation for the State Employee Pensions shall be $27,500,000,000.000.

The appropriation for the Department of Energy shall be $12,000,000,000.000.

In addition, the Department of Energy is appropriated $352,451,854 in discretionary spending.

No money appropriated therein may be used to fund climate change research.

The appropriation for the Department of Agriculture shall be $5,985,154,874.

In addition, the Department of Agriculture is appropriated $155,214,984 in discretionary spending.

The appropriation for General Services shall be $4,874,654,981.

Services will include Sewage, Water Treatment, and etc. The appropriation for the Department of Justice shall be $7,549,351,295.

In addition, the Department of Justice is appropriated $465,210,384 in discretionary spending.

In addition, the Department of Justice is appropriated $27,412,984,325 to maintain the Civil Protection Services which include Fire, Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, and etc.

The appropriation for the Bank of the Southern State shall be $1,541,241,637.

In addition, the Bank of the Southern State is appropriated $55,214,364 in discretionary spending.

The appropriation for the Department of Social Welfare shall be $65,412,587,981.

In addition, the Department of Social Welfare is appropriated $1,251,364,871 in discretionary spending.

The appropriation for the Department of Transportation shall be $25,541,654,982.

In addition, the Department of Transportation is appropriated $554,841,381 in discretionary spending.

The appropriation for the Dixie State Guard shall be $621,741,521.

The appropriation for aid to local government shall be $845,214,652.

The appropriation for interest on the state debt shall be $8,000,000,000.

The appropriation for the Department of Commerce shall be $18,651,214,874.

In addition, the Department of Commerce is appropriated $2,541,987,632 in discretionary spending.

The appropriation for the Department of State shall be $22,412,541,671.

In addition, the Department of State is appropriated $5,412,654,821 in discretionary spending.

The appropriation for the Office of the Governor shall be $1,541,214,985 in discretionary spending to use for actions and programs that enhance the common welfare of the citizens of the Southern State.

SEC. 5. REVENUE

The state shall levy a 8% sales tax on any goods or services sold in the state. Food and Clothing are exempt from this tax. The revenue from this tax shall be $250,800,951,215.

There shall be a flat 5.5% corporate income tax. The revenue from this tax is estimated to be $200,000,000,000.

The state shall levy a $0.36 tax on every gallon of fuel sold. The revenue from this tax shall be $650,694,587.

The state shall levy a pollutant tax depending on the product. The taxes will be as followed $5 per gallon of perchloroethylene, $0.80 per gallon of motor oil and other lubricants, $0.59 cents per gallon of solvents, $0.02 per barrel of ammonia, and $0.05 per barrel of petroleum products, pesticides, and chlorine. The estimated revenue from this tax shall be $350,000,000.

The state shall levy a tax on the sale of securities at a rate of 1.75%. The estimated revenue shall be $25,451,698,740.

The estimated amount of aid from the Federal Government shall be $50,451,215,698.

The expected revenue from the state lottery shall be $10,874,513,695.

SEC. 6. LIMITS OF MUNICIPAL TAXES

No local government shall levy a sales tax or any other tax at a rate higher than 4%.

Legislation written by /u/Bmanv1, sponsored by Senator /u/DriveChipPutt17

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