Mississippi Legislative Budget Office

Online Budget Request System

The Online Budget Request System (OBRS) is the Mississippi Legislative Budget Office website for state agencies to build and submit their annual Budget Requests.

View OBRS-Submitted and Approved State Agency Budget Request MBR Forms   (View Budget submission PDFs prior to FY2017)

FY 2023 State Agency Budget Requests must be entered and submitted via OBRS by Monday, August 2, 2021. LBO budget analysts must review and approve each budget request BEFORE any budget request forms can be "Final" printed (without the Draft watermark), copied and sent to LBO and Department of Finance and Administration (DFA).

OBRS Website  <-- click here

View Agency-Submitted 5-Year Strategic Plan PDFs:

FY 2023-2027 FY 2022-2026 FY 2021-2025 FY 2020-2024 FY 2019-2023

FY 2023-2027 Strategic Plan PDFs are due to LBO by Thursday, July 15, 2021.   NOTE: Please email a PDF version of your 5-Year Strategic Plan to strategic@lbo.ms.gov . (MS Word documents can be saved as PDF using "File, Save As" and selecting the file type "*.pdf".)

Documentation and Supporting Links

OBRS User Guide (PDF)  

FY 2023 Budget Notice (PDF)

FY 2023 Budget Instructions (PDF)

COVID-19 Additional Budget Instructions (PDF)

FY 2023-2027 Strategic Plan Instructions (PDF)

Agency Revenue Source Report for FY 2021 (Excel)   NOTE: Download and save this Excel file to your computer. Fill it in and SAVE IT AS PDF. Upload the PDF into OBRS on the Generate Reports screen.

OBRS Screens Flowchart & Budget Request "3 Views" Chart (PDF)

MBR Forms & OBRS Screens Cross-walk (PDF)

Performance Measure Review (PDF)  

- For Budget or Strategic Plan issues and help, please email your LBO analyst, or Deborah Coleman.
- For OBRS Technical Support, please email Ken Haynes.
- For OBRS User Name and Password help, please email OBRS Login Help.   NOTE: If you don't have an OBRS login User Name and password, please include your full name, email address, and a list of all Budget Units, using LBO File Numbers, you need to access.

OBRS Import CSV File Templates

Data can be imported into OBRS from CSV (Comma Separated Value) files, typically opened in Excel. Sample/templates of these CSV files can be downloaded using the links below. The sample CSV files and the OBRS User Guide contain detailed instructions for importing from these files.

   Capital Equipment Minor Items CSV file

   Capital Other Than Equipment Minor Items CSV file

   Commodities Minor Items CSV file

   Contractual Minor Items CSV file

   Contractual Fees Expenses CSV file

   Funding Details - Federal Fund Sources CSV file

   Funding Details - Other Special Fund Sources CSV file

   Funding Details - Treasury/Bank Accounts CSV file

   Out of State Travel CSV file

   Vehicle Inventory CSV file

   Vehicle Request Details CSV file

Agency Budget Request PDFs (FY2016 - FY2011)

FY 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011