The Management and Budget Act defines the powers and duties of the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (formerly DMB) and provides guidelines for the operation of the Michigan state government.

Areas covered by the Act include the following:

  • Powers, duties, and laws relative to budgeting, accounting, and appropriations; 
  • Bids, purchases, and contracts for materials and supplies; 
  • Departmental internal auditing, administrative control, and reporting; 
  • The capital outlay process; 
  • The Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference; and 
  • Revenue, expenditures, and state spending to local governments.