Glossary of Common Acronyms Used/Heard at Finance
10s Schedule 10s - Supplementary Schedule of Appropriations
10Rs Supplementary Schedule of Revenues, Transfers, and Loans
AAB Approved as Budgeted
AB Assembly Bill
ACA Assembly Constitutional Amendment
ACR Assembly Concurrent Resolution
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ADA Average Daily Attendance
AE Positions Administratively-established Positions
AFBA Assistant Finance Budget Analyst
AG Attorney General
AJR Assembly Joint Resolution
A Pages Another term used for the Governor’s Budget Summary document
APBJ Alternative Procurement Business Justification (for IT projects)
APBM Assistant Program Budget Manager
APMT Assistant Program Manager Team
APM Administrative Procedures Manual, Finance’s
ARF Architectural Revolving Fund
ARP Alternate Retirement Program
AWRTFY Available Without Regard to Fiscal Year (“continuous appropriation”)
BA Budget Act
BAG Budget Analyst Guide (the public version of FAITH)
BBL Budget Bill Language
BCP Budget Change Proposal
BF Bond Funds
BL Budget Letter
BOC Board of Control (prior name of the Victims Compensation & Government Claims Board)
BOS Budget Operations Support, Finance’s
BPS Budget Preparation System (Schedule 10s)
BR Budget Revision
BSA Bureau of State Audits
BSO Business Services Office, Finance's
BTH Business, Transportation and Housing Unit, Finance’s
BUDDS/PE Budget Decision Support System/Planning Estimate
BY Budget Year
CALSTARS California State Accounting and Reporting System
CAPOFF Capitol Office
CEA Career Executive Assignment
CB Change Book
CBS Change Book System
CCR California Code of Regulations
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CMIA Cash Management Improvement Act
CO Capital Outlay
C/O Carryover (of an appropriation balance)
COBCP Capital Outlay Budget Change Proposal
COLA Cost of Living Adjustment
COOP/COG Continuity of Operations/Continuity of Government
COR/GEN Corrections, General Government Unit, Finance’s
CPB Continuity Plan for Business
CS Control Section (of Budget Act)
CY Current Year
DGS Department of General Services
DOF Department of Finance (Finance)
DPA Department of Personnel Administration
DRU Demographic Research Unit, Finance’s
EAWs Economic Analysis Worksheets
EBR Enrolled Bill Report
ECP Enrollment, Caseload, and Population
EDU Education System’s Unit, Finance’s
EO Executive Order
ER Economic Research Unit, Finance’s
FAITH Finance Analyst Internal Training Handbook (an on-line manual for Finance staff only)
FBS Final Budget Summary (published by Finance)
FCB Final Change Book (published by Finance)
FCC Finance Conversion Code
FCS Fund Condition Statement (fiscal statement in the Governor’s Budget)
FF Federal Funds
FFY Federal Fiscal Year
FI$Cal Financial Information System for California
FL Finance Letter
FM Finance Memo
FO Financial Operations Unit, Finance’s
FPE Finance Program Evaluator
FR Financial Research Unit, Finance’s
FSCU Fiscal Systems Consulting Unit, Finance’s
FSR Feasibility Study Report (for IT projects)
FY Fiscal Year
GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
GB Governor's Budget
GC Government Code, California
GF General Fund
GFU General Fund Update
GOARs Governor's Office Action Requests
GO Bonds General Obligation Bonds
HHS Health and Human Services Unit, Finance’s
HR Human Resources
IR Investable Resources Unit, Finance’s
IS Information Services
IT Information Technology
ITCU Information Technology Consulting Unit, Finance's
JLBC Joint Legislative Budget Committee
LA Local Assistance
LAO Legislative Analyst's Office
LCB Legislative Counsel Bureau
LG Local Government
LIS Legislative Information System (a Finance system)
LT Limited Term
MCO Minor Capital Outlay
MM Management Memo
MR May Revision
MSA Merit Salary Adjustment
NASBO National Association of State Budget Officers
NGCF Non-Governmental Cost Fund
OCIO Office of the Chief Information Officer
OE&E Operating Expenses and Equipment
OITSC Office of Information Technology Services and Consulting, Finance's
OPM Office Procedures Manual, Finance's
ORF Office Revolving Fund
OSAE Office of State Audits and Evaluations, Finance’s
OSP Office of State Publishing
OST Out-of-State Travel
P98 Proposition 98
PBM Program Budget Manager
PCA Program Cost Accounting
PE Planning Estimate
PFA Plan of Financial Adjustment
PIER Post Implementation Evaluation Report (for IT projects)
PIT Personal Income Tax
PMIA Pooled Money Investment Account
PMIB Pooled Money Investment Board
PORC Projects of Regional Concern
PWB Public Works Board
PY Past Year
PY Personnel Year
RANs Revenue Anticipation Notes
RAWs Revenue Anticipation Warrants
RECO Resources/Capital Outlay Unit, Finance’s
Regs Regulations
RFP Request for Proposal
RWA Reconciliation with Appropriations (fiscal statement display in Governor’s Budget)
SAL State Appropriation Limit
SAM State Administrative Manual
SB Senate Bill
SBFR Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee
SBO Summary by Object (fiscal statement display in Governor’s Budget)
SCA Senate Constitutional Amendment
SCR Senate Concurrent Resolution
SCO State Controller’s Office
SF Special Fund
SFEU Special Fund for Economic Uncertainties
SMIF Surplus Money Investment Fund
SO State Operations
SPB State Personnel Board
SPP Savings Plus Program
SPR Special Project Report (for IT projects)
SPR Summary of Program Requirements (fiscal statement display in Governor’s Budget)
SRL Supplemental Reporting Language
SSDU Statewide Systems Development Unit
SSU Selection Services Unit
STO State Treasurer’s Office
S&W Salary and Wages
SWCAP Statewide Cost Allocation Plan
TB Trailer Bill
TBL Trailer Bill Language
UCM Uniform Codes Manual
YOA Year of Appropriation
YOB Year of Budget
YOC Year of Completion