To promote tourism of the state, the director may expend money appropriated by the legislature for these purposes in the same manner as private persons, firms, corporations, and associations make expenditures for these purposes. Policies on promotional expenses must be approved by the Explore Minnesota Tourism Council and the commissioner of administration. A policy for expenditures on food, lodging, and travel must be approved by the commissioner of finance. No money may be expended for the appearance in radio or television broadcasts by an elected public official.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes