Legislative Advisory Commission

Minnesota 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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