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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The commissioner shall, when directed, report on the state's financial affairs to the governor.
The commissioner shall obtain from an executive agency any information needed to make state financial policy.
Each year, on or before April 15, the commissioner of finance shall report to the chairs of the senate Finance Committee and the house of representatives 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.
The commissioner shall biannually report to the Permanent School Fund Advisory Committee and the legislature on the management of the permanent school trust fund that shows how the commissioner maximized the long-term economic return of the permanent school trust fund.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes