DPB's Organization and Divisions
The following divisions have primary responsibility for many of the major functions of the agency, including developing and executing the state's budget. They are organized generally along the lines of the Governor's secretaries, with one division serving a coordinating role.
Budget Operations and General Government
This division provides analysis and advice in planning, budgeting, policy development, and program evaluation related to agencies in the Administration and Finance Secretariats as well as Executive Offices, the Legislative Department, and Independent Agencies. This division also conducts budget analysis and formulates recommendations on issues that cut across other budget divisions such as public employee compensation, benefits, and rates for various central services. In its coordinating role, this division designs and manages the processes for soliciting budget requests and transforming various analyses and policy decisions into budget recommendations. This division is responsible for planning, developing, and coordinating the Budget Bill and assisting with the production of the Budget Document. This division is also responsible for the maintenance and operation of the Performance Budgeting System, the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall, and other systems and applications used by the Department of Planning Budget, other state agencies, and the general public.
Commerce and Resources
This division provides analysis and advice in planning, budgeting, policy development, and program evaluation related to agencies in the Agriculture and Forestry, Commerce and Trade, and Natural Resources Secretariats.
Education and Transportation
This division provides analysis and advice in planning, budgeting, policy development, and program evaluation related to agencies in the Education and Transportation Secretariats.
Health and Human Resources
This division provides analysis and advice in planning, budgeting, policy development, and program evaluation related to agencies in the Secretariat of Public Safety and Homeland Security, the Secretariat of Veterans and Defense Affairs, the Secretariat of Administration, as well as the Judicial Department.
Planning, Evaluation, and Regulation
This division develops expenditure and client forecasts used in the development of the state's budget; coordinates the state's strategic planning process and the review of proposed legislation, including issuing fiscal impact statements; evaluates state agency functions, and the quality and efficiency of state services, including the state's school efficiency review process; and coordinates the review of all regulations promulgated by executive branch agencies, including preparing economic impact analyses and making recommendations to the Governor's office.
This division implements all facets of the agency's budget, including budget development and execution, monitors agency expenditures and appropriations and oversees procurement functions. This division is also responsible for human resource functions, the coordination of technology services, records management, Freedom of Information Act requests, and disaster/recovery.