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HF 442

as introduced - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 01/29/2001

Current Version - as introduced

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to higher education; providing for treatment 
  1.3             of certain post-secondary compensation in the state 
  1.4             budget and state appropriations; amending Minnesota 
  1.5             Statutes 2000, sections 16A.10, subdivision 1; and 
  1.6             135A.031, subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a 
  1.7             subdivision.  
  1.9      Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16A.10, 
  1.10  subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
  1.11     Subdivision 1.  [BUDGET FORMAT.] In each even-numbered 
  1.12  calendar year the commissioner shall prepare budget forms and 
  1.13  instructions for all agencies, including guidelines for 
  1.14  reporting agency performance measures, subject to the approval 
  1.15  of the governor.  The commissioner shall request and receive 
  1.16  advisory recommendations from the chairs of the senate finance 
  1.17  committee and house of representatives ways and means committee 
  1.18  before adopting a format for the biennial budget document.  By 
  1.19  June 15, the commissioner shall send the proposed budget forms 
  1.20  to the appropriations and finance committees.  The committees 
  1.21  have until July 15 to give the commissioner their advisory 
  1.22  recommendations on possible improvements.  To facilitate this 
  1.23  consultation, the commissioner shall establish a working group 
  1.24  consisting of executive branch staff and designees of the chairs 
  1.25  of the senate finance and house of representatives ways and 
  1.26  means committees.  The commissioner must involve this group in 
  2.1   all stages of development of budget forms and instructions.  The 
  2.2   budget format must show actual expenditures and receipts for the 
  2.3   two most recent fiscal years, estimated expenditures and 
  2.4   receipts for the current fiscal year, and estimates for each 
  2.5   fiscal year of the next biennium.  Estimated expenditures must 
  2.6   be classified by funds and character of expenditures and may be 
  2.7   subclassified by programs and activities.  Agency revenue 
  2.8   estimates must show how the estimates were made and what factors 
  2.9   were used.  Receipts must be classified by funds, programs, and 
  2.10  activities.  Expenditure and revenue estimates must be based on 
  2.11  the law in existence at the time the estimates are prepared.  
  2.12  Adjustments to agency base budgets for contracts approved under 
  2.13  section 3.855 must be the same for all units defined in section 
  2.14  179A.10, subdivision 2.  
  2.15     Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 135A.031, 
  2.16  subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
  2.17     Subdivision 1.  [DETERMINATION OF APPROPRIATION.] The 
  2.18  direct appropriation to each board for instructional services 
  2.19  shall equal 67 percent of the estimated total cost of 
  2.20  instruction for the University of Minnesota, and the Minnesota 
  2.21  state colleges and universities, and the community colleges, 
  2.22  and, for technical colleges, at least 67 percent of the 
  2.23  estimated total cost of instruction. 
  2.24     Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 135A.031, 
  2.25  subdivision 3, is amended to read: 
  2.27  The instructional services base for each public post-secondary 
  2.28  system is the sum of:  (1) the state share; and (2) the 
  2.29  legislatively estimated tuition for the second year of the most 
  2.30  recent biennium; and (3) adjustments for inflation, adjustments 
  2.31  for contracts approved for employees of public post-secondary 
  2.32  systems under section 3.855 for units listed in section 179A.10, 
  2.33  subdivision 2, enrollment changes as calculated in subdivision 
  2.34  4, and performance as calculated in subdivision 5.  
  2.35     Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 135A.031, is 
  2.36  amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
  3.2   is annually appropriated from the general fund to the trustees 
  3.3   of the Minnesota state colleges and universities an amount 
  3.4   necessary to fund the contract settlements for employees in the 
  3.5   units listed in section 179A.10, subdivision 2.  The amount of 
  3.6   the appropriation is equal to the sum of the amounts submitted 
  3.7   by the trustees and the commissioner of employee relations to 
  3.8   the legislative coordinating board and approved by the 
  3.9   legislature under section 3.855, unless another amount is 
  3.10  provided by legislative enactment.