§11B-2-17. Transfers between items of appropriation of executive, legislative and judicial branches.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, there shall be no transfer of amounts between items of appropriations nor shall moneys appropriated for any particular purpose be expended for any other purpose by any spending unit of the executive, legislative or judicial branch except as hereinafter provided:

(1) Any transfer of amounts between items of appropriations for the executive branch of state government shall be made only as authorized by the Legislature.

(2) Any transfer of amounts between items of appropriations for the legislative branch of state government shall be made only pursuant to the joint rules adopted by the body and any amendments thereto, as certified to the state auditor, the state treasurer and the legislative auditor.

(3) Any transfer of amounts between items of appropriations for the judicial branch of state government shall be made only pursuant to rules adopted by the supreme court of appeals and any amendments thereto, as certified to the state auditor, the state treasurer and the legislative auditor.