Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 24, 2021
The proposed budget forms the basis for program management
and audit and must be presented in line-item detail and cover a one year
program period from July through June. Annual budget levels shall be included
in the RFA. The budget may include a line item for an independent audit to be
completed at the end of each annual program period or as specified in the RFA.
The district attorney's budget shall include the following:
(a) Salaries and benefits computed at the
county salary and benefit schedule.
Operation support costs.
(1) Estimated costs shall be listed by line
(2) Itemized costs shall
conform to county policy regarding appropriateness of expenses.
(3) Allowable costs are those costs incurred
in direct support of local program activities, including program related
travel, equipment costs proportional to program-related use of the equipment,
facilities cost, expert witness fees and audits.
(c) Indirect costs: indirect costs are those
not capable of being assigned to a particular project or program, but necessary
to the operation of the organization and the performance of the program. The
costs of operating and maintaining facilities, accounting services, and
administrative salaries are examples of indirect costs. Indirect costs shall
not exceed 10 percent of personnel salaries (excluding benefits and overtime)
or 5 percent of total direct program costs (excluding equipment).
Non-allowable budget items include:
(1) Real property purchases and
(2) Aircraft or motor
vehicles, except the purchase of motor vehicles which is specifically justified
to the Commissioner.
(4) Food and beverages,
except as purchased in connection with program-related travel. Food and
beverages costs shall not exceed the applicant's per diem schedule.
(5) Weapons or ammunition unless included as
part of a benefit package.
(e) Program funds must be used to support
enhanced investigation and prosecution of insurance fraud and shall not be used
to supplant funds which in the absence of program funds would be made available
for any portion of the local automobile insurance fraud program.
(f) Budget modifications are allowable so
long as they do not change the grant award amount.
(g) The annual and proposed use of these
funds are subject to full public disclosure.