Statutes, section 3.30 and 3.3005. The
commission has authority to review and grant requests by state departments and
state agencies for funding from contingent appropriations or spending of federal
funds. The commission has four
permanent members: the majority leader of the Senate or a designee; the chair of
the Senate Finance Committee; the speaker of the House or a designee; and the
chair of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Additional members sit on the commission and are determined by the
funding request(s) being considered, i.e., the chair of the House Finance
Committee to which the request pertains, and the respective chair of the Senate
Budget Division. The commission
meets at the call of the governor or two or more members of the commission.
The commissioner of finance acts as secretary and presides at meetings in
place of the governor.
Contact: Commissioner of Finance
400 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
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