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    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
    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    Subd. 8.[Repealed, 1994 c 632 art 3 s 65]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
. 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    Subd. 10.[Repealed, 2003 c 112 art 1 s 19]
History: 1973 c 492 s 6; 1973 c 582 s 3; 1984 c 628 art 2 s 1; 1984 c 654 art 2 s 53; 1987 c
275 s 2; 1993 c 192 s 48; 1996 c 438 art 4 s 1; 1Sp2001 c 10 art 2 s 20