Legislative Advisory Commission
Also known as:
Legislative Advisory Committee
Function: The Commission has the authority to review and grant requests by state departments and state agencies for funding from contingent appropriations or spending of federal funds. The Commission consults with the governor of Minnesota before transfers of funds from the contingent appropriation.
The Legislative Advisory Commission was called the Legislative Advisory Committee from its creation in 1943 to some time in the 1970s.
The Commission has four permanent members. The majority leader of the senate or a designee, the chair of the senate Committee on Finance, and the chair of the senate Division of Finance responsible for overseeing the items being considered by the commission, the speaker of the house or a designee, the chair of the house of representatives Committee on Ways and Means, and the chair of the appropriate finance committee, or division of the house of representatives committee responsible for overseeing the items being considered by the commissioner, constitute the Legislative Advisory Commission.
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