In the General Appropriations Act, the Legislature establishes state employment level limitations on FTEs. State employment limitations
in fiscal year 2019 increased by 228.1 FTEs (or 0.1 percent) when compared to fiscal year 2018.
During fiscal year 2019, no state agency exceeded its legislatively mandated annual limitations on state employment levels; however,
two state agencies exceeded their legislatively mandated quarterly limitations on state employment levels by an average of 2.3 percent.
During fiscal year 2019, 20 higher education institutions exceeded their legislatively mandated annual limitations on state employment
levels by an average of 17.7 percent.
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