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Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(38 members)

4001  Hold legislative hearings on state plans for the receipt and expenditure of new or revised block grants passed by Congress

4050  Study the feasibility and desirability of implementing a grant preapproval process for every state agency, except institutions under the State Board of Higher Education

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 the use of land for the construction of buildings and campus improvements financed by donations (NDCC § 15-10-12.1)

Approve comprehensive statewide land acquisition plan established by director of the Game and Fish Department and every land acquisition of more than 10 acres or exceeding $10,000 by 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 $10,000,000 (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 termination of federal food stamp or energy assistance program (NDCC § 50-06-05.1)

Receive report from Job Service North Dakota on condition of job insurance trust fund if balance is projected to go below $40,000,000 (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)

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)

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

Approve expenditure of funds in addition to the minimum local match required for the Bismarck State College music addition and the Lake Region State College auditorium renovation (1999 S.L., ch. 3, § 8)

Authorize the State Board of Higher Education to purchase goods or contract for services for the service, access, growth, and empowerment project (1999 S.L., ch. 3, § 12)

Approve various line item transfers by the Highway Patrol (1999 S.L., ch. 11, § 4)

Approve various line item transfers by the director of the Department of Transportation (1999 S.L., ch. 12, § 2)

Approve various line item transfers by the Commissioner of University and School Lands (1999 S.L., ch. 13, § 4)

Approve the distribution of statewide grants by the Children’s Services Coordinating Committee which have not been specifically approved by the Legislative Assembly (1999 S.L., ch. 14, § 2)

Approve appropriation authority transfers between the divisions of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (1999 S.L., ch. 16, § 2)

Approve various line item transfers by the director of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (1999 S.L., ch. 16, § 3)

Approve  various line item transfers by the State Auditor (1999 S.L., ch. 26, § 3)

Approve expenditures exceeding the amount appropriated to the Department of Human Services for traditional Medicaid grants during the 1999-2001 biennium (1999 S.L., ch. 34, § 19)

Approve reduction by the Department of Human Services in nursing home limitations for direct and indirect cost categories from the levels included in the legislative appropriation for the 1999-2001 biennium (1999 S.L., ch. 34, § 26)

Approve the expenditure by the Department of Human Services for a $200,000 contingent appropriation for additional beds for traumatic brain-injured persons in western North Dakota (1999 S.L., ch. 34, § 35)

Approve various line item transfers by the director of the Office of Management and Budget (1999 S.L., ch. 37, § 7)

Approve transfers from the Bank of North Dakota to the state general fund to offset declines in general fund revenue collections (1999 S.L., ch. 37, § 18)

Approve any state agency termination of a program for which federal funding has been terminated (1999 S.L., ch. 37, § 19)

Approve state agency program termination, reduction, or change resulting from federal block grant changes (1999 S.L., ch. 37, § 19)

Approve disaster claims relating to the spring 1997 flooding in the Red River Valley before any loans by the Bank of North Dakota to political subdivisions during the 1999-2001 biennium (1999 S.L., ch. 38, § 4)

Approve various line item transfers by the Parks and Recreation Department (1999 S.L., ch. 43, § 9)

Approve the change or expansion of, or any additional expenditure for, a state building construction project approved by the Legislative Assembly (1999 S.L., ch. 156, § 3)

Approve increased payments by the Department of Human Services to governmental nursing facilities (1999 S.L., ch. 429, § 4)

Approve allocations from the health care trust fund in excess of $8,715,279 by the Department of Human Services (1999 S.L., ch. 429, § 5)

Approve any refinancing of debt relating to the Corporate Center in Grand Forks, any improvements to the Corporate Center requiring the incurring of indebtedness, or the voluntary sale of the Corporate Center (1999 S.L., ch. 535, § 5)

Receive report from any higher education institution that spends local funds in excess of the local funds appropriated to the institution (1999 S.L., ch. 3, § 11)

Receive report from the Industrial Commission and the Indian Affairs Commission regarding the status of home mortgage finance programs of the Housing Finance Agency available within Indian reservations located within the state (1999 S.L., ch. 15, § 14)

Receive report from Job Service North Dakota on the status of its asbestos abatement project (1999 S.L., ch. 17, § 6)

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 (1999 S.L., ch. 19, § 5)

Receive periodic reports from the Agriculture Commissioner and the State Veterinarian during the 1999-2000 interim on the status of the bovine tuberculosis disease in cattle and associated costs (1999 S.L., ch. 31, § 15)

Receive report from human service centers, the State Hospital, and the Developmental Center on the hiring of any full-time equivalent positions in addition to those authorized by the Legislative Assembly for the 1999-2001 biennium (1999 S.L., ch. 34, § 6)

Receive report from the Department of Human Services regarding $500,000 of general fund reductions in the proposed budget request for the Northeast Human Service Center for the 2001-03 biennium (1999 S.L., ch. 34, § 18)

Receive periodic reports from the Department of Human Services regarding the status of funding for traditional Medicaid grants (1999 S.L., ch. 34, § 19)

Receive report from the Superintendent of Public Instruction regarding any transfer of positions to the Division of Independent Study (1999 S.L., ch. 35, § 23)

Receive report during the 1999-2001 biennium from the Superintendent of Public Instruction on the distribution of federal class size reduction initiative grants (1999 S.L., ch. 35, § 24)

Receive report from the Office of Management and Budget in December 2000 concerning the amounts provided by state agencies and institutions for salary increases for the second year of the biennium, line item transfers relating to the increases, the source of the funding, and the impact on the provision of agency services (1999 S.L., ch. 37, § 11)

Receive periodic reports from the State Engineer regarding implementation of the comprehensive statewide water development program and state water management plan and the issuance and sources for repayment of bonds to finance construction of flood control projects, the Southwest Pipeline Project, a Devils Lake outlet, and a statewide water development program during the 1999-2000 interim (1999 S.L., ch. 535, § 9)

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

Legislative Council Staff

  • Donald J. Wolf
  • Jim W. Smith

Legislative Members

Committee Meetings

Wednesday, October 4, 2000 - 9:00am

Committee Documents

Friday, August 18, 2000 - 9:00am

Committee Documents

Wednesday, June 21, 2000 - 9:00am

Committee Documents

Committee Memorandums

Thursday, March 9, 2000 - 9:00am

Committee Documents

Committee Memorandums

Wednesday, October 27, 1999 - 9:00am

Committee Documents

Committee Memorandums

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