Office of the Governor Rick Perry

  • Phone: (512) 463-1778
  • Fax: (512) 463-1975
  • Address: 1100 San Jacinto
    Austin, Texas 78701

Budget, Planning and Policy

The Budget, Planning and Policy Division advises the Governor regarding state fiscal matters in support of his statutory role as Texas' Chief budget officer. The division also:

  • Prepares the Governor's biennial budget recommendations to the Legislature.
  • Monitors state appropriations and operations.
  • Analyzes fiscal and economic issues.
  • Performs other duties determined by the Governor.

The budget office assigns each agency an advisor who is available to provide assistance on budgetary and policy matters.

This section includes information on:

Governor's Proposed State Budgets
Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data Instructions and Worksheet Templates
Agency Budget Instructions
Statewide Cost Allocation Plans
Operating Budget Instructions
Consultant Contract Guidelines
Annual Federal Funds Report


Governor's Proposed State Budgets

Proposed State Budget for FY 2012-13 [3MB PDF]
Proposed State Budget for FY 2010-11 [1.66MB PDF]
Proposed State Budget for FY 2008-09 [5MB PDF]
Proposed State Budget for FY 2006-07 [411KB PDF]


Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data Ending December 31st of Current Year for Instructions and Worksheet Templates*

Section 2101.0115, Government Code, was added by Act of May 26, 2001, 77th Leg., R.S. H.B. 2914 and requires state agencies to submit an Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data. This section no longer applies to an institution of higher education or university system. [see Section 2101.0115(d)(4)(e), Government Code, am. Acts 2011, 82nd Leg. (SB 5)]* This report includes nonfinancial schedules previously included in the Annual Financial Report.

The Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data is due on December 31, of every calendar year. Instructions for submitting it are provided in the section titled, "How to Submit the Annual Report for Nonfinancial Data."

In addition to the required hard copies, please submit the Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data to the Office of the Governor, Budget Planning and Policy via email at .

*This section no longer applies to an institution of Higher Education or University System. [see Section 2101.0115(d)(4)(e), Government Code, am. Acts 2011, 82nd Leg. (SB 5)]

ALL OTHER STATE AGENCIES WILL CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THIS REQUEST. If you have any questions please contact Budget, Planning and Policy's main number at (512) 463-1778.

Nonfinancial Data Report Instructions [DOC]
Attachment A [DOC]
Attachment B [XLS]
Attachment C [XLS]
Attachment D [XLS]
Attachment E [DOC]
Attachment F [XLS]
Attachment G2 Filled In [XLS]
Attachment G [XLS]


Agency Budget Instructions for 2012-13

Policy Letter to Agencies for Legislative Appropriations Request [509KB PDF]
Legislative Appropriations Detailed Instructions for State Agencies and Institutions and Agencies of Higher Education [540KB PDF]
Appendices 1-7 to State Agencies and Institutions and Agencies of Higher Education [871KB PDF]
Certificate Form for Certification of Dual LAR Submissions [63.6KB PDF]
LAR Submission Schedule [73.3KB PDF]

Appellate Courts and Judicial Branch Agencies

Instruction Sheet [35.5KB PDF]
Sample LAR for Appellate Courts [135KB PDF]
Worksheet - Capital Expenditures Detail Template [40.5KB XLS]

Institutions and Agencies of Higher Education

Instructions for Schedule 1 through Schedule 12B [488KB PDF]
Examples for Schedule 1 through Schedule 12B [202KB PDF]
Schedule 12A and 12B Templates [42KB XLS]

Public Community/Junior Colleges

Quick Reference Guide [69.7KB PDF]

Worksheets and Templates

3.B. Rider Revisions and Additions by Request [35.5KB DOC]
3.D. Sub-strategy Request and 3.E Sub-strategy Summary [30.5KB XLS]
5.E. Capitol Budget MOF by Strategy [24.5KB XLS]
6.B. Current Biennium One-time Expenditure Schedule[38KB XLS]
6.H. Estimated Total of All Agency Funds Outside the GAA Bill Pattern [24.5KB XLS] 


Strategic Planning Instructions

Strategic Planning Instructions for 2011-2015 [1.3MB PDF]


Statewide Cost Allocation Plans

2014
2014 Statewide Cost Allocation Plan, Summary of Fixed Costs [PDF]

2013
Summary of Allocated Costs for the Full Cost Allocation Plan, FY 2013 [PDF]
2013 Statewide Cost Allocation Plan, Summary of Fixed Costs [PDF]

2012
Summary of Allocated Costs for the Full Cost Allocation Plan, FY 2012 [PDF]
2012 Statewide Cost Allocation Plan, Summary of Fixed Costs [PDF]

2011
Summary of Allocated Costs for the Full Cost Allocation Plan, FY 2011 [PDF]
2011 Statewide Cost Allocation Plan, Summary of Fixed Costs [PDF]

2010
Summary of Allocated Costs for the Full Cost Allocation Plan, FY 2010 [PDF]
2010 Statewide Cost Allocation Plan, Summary of Fixed Costs [XLS]

2009
Summary of Allocated Costs for the Full Cost Allocation Plan, FY 2009 [XLS]
2009 Statewide Cost Allocation Plan, Summary of Fixed Costs [PDF]

2008
Summary of Allocated Costs for the Full Cost Allocation Plan, FY 2008 [PDF]
2008 Statewide Cost Allocation Plan, Summary of Fixed Costs [XLS]

2007
Summary of Allocated Costs for the Full Cost Allocation Plan, FY 2007 [XLS]
2007 Statewide Cost Allocation Plan, Summary of Fixed Costs [XLS]

2006
Summary of Allocated Costs for the Full Cost Allocation Plan, FY 2006 [XLS]
2006 Statewide Cost Allocation Plan, Summary of Fixed Costs [XLS]


Operating Budget Instructions for FY 2010

Operating Budget Instructions Memorandum [44.7KB PDF]
Operating Budget Instructions [198KB PDF]
Operating Budget Instructions Appendix [272KB PDF]
Certificate Form for Certification of Dual LAR Submissions [63.6KB PDF]
Homeland Security Template [601KB XLS]
Sub-strategies Template [37KB XLS]


Consultant Contract Guidelines

General Agency Requirements and Guidelines for Consultant Contracts
Consultant Contract Notification Form [21KB RTF]
Instructions for Completing the Consultant Contract Notification Form
Instructions for Meeting Notification and Fact-Finding Requirements for Consultant Contracts


Annual Federal Funds Report

Senate Bill 59, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session amends section 772.009 of the Texas Government Code requiring that state agencies except institutions of higher education to submit, on an annual basis, the federal grants for which the agency has applied. Please submit the Annual Federal Funds Report to the Office of the Governor, Budget, Planning and Policy via email to . If you have any questions please contact Budget, Planning and Policy's main number at (512) 463-1778.

Please submit federal funds report for the fiscal year by October 31.