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Budget and Accounting Manual (BAM)

Budget and Accounting Manual (BAM), 2012 Edition (most current), Effective July 9, 2012
Education Code Section 70901 and 84030
California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Section 59010

Education Code Section 70901 enumerates the responsibilities of the Board of Governors, which includes the establishing, maintaining, revising, and updating the uniform budgeting and accounting structures and procedures for the California Community Colleges. This responsibility is embodied in the California Community Colleges Budget and Accounting Manual (BAM), which has been updated as of the year 2012.

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