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246.12 BIENNIAL ESTIMATES; SUGGESTIONS FOR LEGISLATION.

The commissioner of human services shall prepare, for the use of the legislature, biennial estimates of appropriations necessary or expedient to be made for the support of the several institutions and for extraordinary and special expenditures for buildings and other improvements. The commissioner shall, in connection therewith, make suggestions relative to legislation for the benefit of the institutions, or for improving the condition of the dependent, defective, or criminal classes. The commissioner shall report the estimates and suggestions to the legislature on or before November 15 in each even-numbered year. The commissioner of human services on request shall appear before any legislative committee and furnish any required information in regard to the condition of any such institution.