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Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(41 members)

4002 Hold the required legislative hearings on state plans for the receipt and expenditure of new or revised block grants passed by Congress

Receive status report from the State Board of Agricultural Research and Education (NDCC § 4-05.1-19(10))

Approve use of moneys deposited in State Forester reserve account (NDCC § 4-19-01.2)

Approve any purchase of commercial or residential property by the Board of University and School Lands as sole owner (NDCC § 15-03-04)

Authorize the State Board of Higher Education to authorize construction of any building, or campus improvements and building maintenance of more than $385,000, if financed by donations (NDCC § 15-10-12.1)

Receive biennial report from each institution under the control of the State Board of Higher Education undertaking a capital construction project that was approved by the Legislative Assembly and for which local funds are to be used which details the source of all funds used in the project (NDCC § 15-10-12.3)

Receive annual report from the Superintendent of Public Instruction regarding any transfer to the state tuition fund by the Superintendent of federal or other moneys received by the Superintendent to pay programmatic administrative expenses for which the Superintendent received a state general fund appropriation (NDCC § 15.1-02-14)

Approve comprehensive statewide land acquisition plan established by the director of the Game and Fish Department and every land acquisition of more than 10 acres or exceeding $10,000 by the Game and Fish Department (NDCC § 20.1-02-05.1)

Authorize the Game and Fish Department to spend moneys in the game and fish fund if the balance would be reduced below $10 million (NDCC § 20.1-02-16.1)

Authorize Developmental Center at Westwood Park, Grafton, to provide services under contract with a governmental or nongovernmental person (NDCC § 25-04-02.2)

Approve waiver of exemption of state property in a city from special assessments levied for flood control purposes (NDCC § 40-23-22.1)

Receive annual report from the Division of Community Services on conclusions of annual audits of renaissance fund organizations (NDCC § 40-63-07)

Approve the change or expansion of, or any additional expenditure for, a state building construction project approved by the Legislative Assembly (NDCC § 48-02-20)

Approve termination of federal food stamp or energy assistance program (NDCC § 50-06-05.1)

Receive report from Job Service North Dakota before March 1 of each year on the actual job insurance trust fund balance and the targeted modified average high-cost multiplier, as of December 31 of the previous year, and a projected trust fund balance for the next three years (NDCC § 52-02-17)

Receive reports on fiscal irregularities (NDCC § 54-14-03.1)

Approve transfers of money or spending authority which would eliminate or make impossible accomplishment of a program or objective funded by the Legislative Assembly (NDCC § 54-16-04)

Approve transfers exceeding $50,000 from one fund or line item to another unless necessary to comply with court order or to avoid imminent threat to safety or imminent financial loss to the state (NDCC § 54-16-04)

Approve Emergency Commission authorization of any state officer to accept and expend federal moneys in excess of $50,000 if the Legislative Assembly has not indicated an intent to reject the moneys (NDCC § 54-16-04.1)

Approve Emergency Commission authorization of a state officer to accept and expend moneys from non-general fund sources in excess of $50,000 if the Legislative Assembly has not indicated an intent to reject the moneys or program (NDCC § 54-16-04.2)

Receive report from the director of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on any new program that serves adult or juvenile offenders, including alternatives to conventional incarceration and programs operated on a contract basis, if the program is anticipated to cost in excess of $100,000 during a biennium (NDCC § 54-23.3-08)

Approve use of capital improvements planning revolving fund (NDCC § 54-27-22)

Approve use of cash flow financing (NDCC § 54-27-23)

Receive report on transfers of funds from the budget stabilization fund to the state general fund to offset projected decrease in general fund revenues (NDCC § 54-27.2-03)

Receive report from the director of the Office of Management and Budget on the status of tobacco settlement funds and related information (NDCC § 54-44-04)

Prescribe form of budget information prepared by the director of the budget (NDCC § 54-44.1-07)

Object to any allotment by the director of the budget, any expenditure of a budget unit, or any failure to make an allotment or expenditure if the action or failure to act is contrary to legislative intent (NDCC § 54-44.1-12.1)

Approve reduction of budgets due to initiative or referendum action (NDCC § 54-44.1-13.1)

Approve grants, not otherwise specifically approved by the Legislative Assembly, distributed by the Children's Services Coordinating Committee to children's services organizations and programs (NDCC § 54-56-03)

Approve execution by the Information Technology Department of proposed agreement to finance the purchase of software, equipment, or implementation of services in excess of $1 million (NDCC § 54-59-05(4))

Receive summary of annual report from the Information Technology Department (NDCC § 54-59-19)

Receive biennial report from the Workers Compensation Bureau on all revenues deposited into and expenditures from the building maintenance account of the workers' compensation fund (NDCC § 65-02-05.1)

Receive periodic reports from the Workers Compensation Bureau and the Risk Management Division of the Office of Management and Budget on the success of a single workers' compensation account for state entities covered by NDCC Chapter 32-12.2 (NDCC § 65-04-03.1)

Authorize establishment of casualty insurance organization to provide extraterritorial workers' compensation insurance (NDCC § 65-08.1-02)

Approve request by the Department of Human Services to expend funds to make up any anticipated shortfall in medical assistance grants during the 2001-03 biennium at a level that would require a request for a general fund deficiency appropriation from the 58th Legislative Assembly (2001 S.L., ch. 12, § 20)

Approve use by the State Hospital, during the second year of the 2001-03 biennium, of projected savings from other areas of the budget to provide funding for the costs of closing the State Hospital landfill (2001 S.L., ch. 12, § 23)

Approve transfers from the Bank of North Dakota to the state general fund if general fund revenue collections will not meet the revenues as forecast in the March 2001 legislative forecast (2001 S.L., ch. 15, § 12)

Approve state agency termination of a program for which federal funding has been terminated (2001 S.L., ch. 15, § 14)

Approve state agency program termination, reduction, or change resulting from federal block grant changes (2001 S.L., ch. 15, § 14)

Approve plan by the Fargo Family Healthcare Center to address sustainability of programs at the center and plan by the city of Fargo to forgive debt for rental expenses of the center (2001 S.L., ch. 15, § 21)

Approve use of funds by the Forest Service for construction of the Towner nursery tree storage building (2001 S.L., ch. 28, § 14)

Approve use of funds by the State College of Science to assist in the Blikre Activities Center addition (2001 S.L., ch. 28, § 20)

Approve an additional one-half full-time position in the Department of Financial Institutions for the licensing and regulation of deferred presentment service providers (2001 S.L., ch. 33, § 2)

Approve statewide grants, not otherwise specifically approved by the Legislative Assembly, distributed by the Children's Services Coordinating Committee (2001 S.L., ch. 39, § 2)

Approve use of general or special fund moneys by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to supplant reduced federal funding during the 2001-03 biennium for any programs administered by the department (2001 S.L., ch. 41, § 7)

Approve transfers of funds between line items of appropriations for the Information Technology Department which increase line items in excess of the amount included in the January 7, 2001, executive recommendation (2001 S.L., ch. 47, § 2)

Receive report from the Department of Human Services at each meeting during the 2001-02 interim on the status of actual medical assistance expenditures to projections based on legislative appropriations for the 2001-03 biennium(2001 S.L., ch. 12, § 20)

Receive report from the Workers Compensation Board of Directors on any additional full-time equivalent employee positions and related funding authorized by the board (2001 S.L., ch. 23, § 2)

Receive report from the Workers Compensation Bureau on plans for leasing rental space in its new facility to other state agencies (2001 S.L., ch. 23, § 5)

Receive report from the Adjutant General of the results of the Adjutant General's major repair and maintenance needs survey of all political subdivision-owned armories and project recommendations for the biennium (2001 S.L., ch. 49, § 1)

Receive statement from any North Dakota ethanol plant receiving production incentives from the state regarding whether the plant produced a profit from its operation in the preceding fiscal year after deducting payments received from the incentive program (2001 S.L., ch. 44, § 4)

Receive periodic reports from the Commissioner of Commerce during the 2001-02 interim on the status of the establishment of the Department of Commerce (2001 S.L., ch. 44, § 7)

Receive report at the Budget Section's first meeting after June 30, 2002, from the Commissioner of Commerce on the department's progress in achieving its performance measures for the 2001-03 biennium (2001 S.L., ch. 44, § 7)

Receive report during the 2001-02 interim from the North Dakota University System regarding the amount of funds raised in each region of the state during the first fiscal year of the biennium and the amount anticipated to be raised before June 30, 2003 (2001 S.L., ch. 45, § 5)

Receive status report from the State Board of Agricultural Research and Education during the 2001-03 biennium concerning employees, expenditures, research and cooperative projects, and source of income for the extension centers and main station (2001 S.L., ch. 46, § 10)

Receive report from the Chief Information Officer on transfers of funds between line items of appropriations for the Information Technology Department authorized by the director of the Office of Management and Budget and the State Treasurer (2001 S.L., ch. 47, § 2)

Receive report from the Information Technology Department on performance measures developed by the department to assist the Legislative Assembly in determining the effectiveness and efficiency of the department's operations during the 2001-03 biennium (2001 S.L., ch. 500, § 9)

Review and report on budget data prepared by the director of the budget

Legislative Council Staff

  • Jim W. Smith
  • Stephanie A. Johnson

Vice Chairman

Legislative Members

Committee Meetings

Wednesday, December 4, 2002 - 11:00am

Committee Documents

Thursday, August 22, 2002 - 10:00am

Committee Documents

Wednesday, June 26, 2002 - 9:00am

Committee Documents

Committee Memorandums

Wednesday, April 17, 2002 - 9:00am

Committee Documents

Wednesday, January 16, 2002 - 9:00am

Committee Documents

Committee Memorandums

Tuesday, October 9, 2001 - 9:00am

Committee Documents

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