16A.06 Other commissioner duties and powers.
Subdivision 1. Agency to comply. The commissioner has the duties and powers stated in this section. An executive agency must do what the commissioner requires of it under this section.
Subd. 2. Financial reports. The commissioner from time to time shall require an executive agency to prepare financial reports on department forms so the administration and the legislature can compare spending plans with appropriations for programs and activities.
Subd. 3. Evaluate and compare costs. The commissioner shall provide a system to measure the effect of fund expenditures so as to evaluate and compare the cost of functions or programs.
Subd. 4. Reporting agency performance. Executive agencies shall prepare performance-based budget plans according to schedules, forms, and standards as established by the commissioner. The commissioner may also require other periodic reports of agency performance.
Subd. 5. Estimates. The commissioner from time to time shall require an executive agency to report estimates of its income and receipts. The commissioner shall use the estimates to evaluate the state's financial condition.
Subd. 6. Report on financial affairs. The commissioner shall, when directed, report on the state's financial affairs to the governor.
Subd. 7. Information for policy making. The commissioner shall obtain from an executive agency any information needed to make state financial policy.
Subd. 8. Repealed, 1994 c 632 art 3 s 65
Subd. 9. First class city teacher retirement funds aids reporting. Each year, on or before April 15, the commissioner of finance shall report to the chairs of the senate finance committee and the house ways and means committee on expenditures for state aids to the Minneapolis and Saint Paul teacher retirement fund associations under sections 354A.12 and 423A.02, subdivision 3. This report shall include the amounts expended in the most recent fiscal year and estimates of expected expenditures for the current and next fiscal year.
Subd. 10. Technology budget book. The department must prepare a separate budget book containing all of the administration's technology initiatives. The book must be in the same format as other biennial budget books.
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Revisor of Statutes