Legislative Budget Section Meeting in Bismarck on September 25

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NORTH DAKOTA LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
Tentative Agenda
BUDGET SECTION
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Senate Chamber, State Capitol
Bismarck, North Dakota
9:00 a.m. Call to order
Roll call
Consideration of the minutes of the June 18, 2008, meeting
9:05 a.m. Presentation by representatives of the Office of Management and Budget regarding:
• Status of the general fund
• Preliminary 2009-11 revenue forecast
• Report on any tobacco settlement proceeds
• Irregularities in the fiscal practices of the state pursuant to North Dakota Century
Code (NDCC) Section 54-14-03.1
9:25 a.m. Presentation by a representative of the Department of Commerce regarding annual
audits of renaissance fund organizations pursuant to NDCC Section 40-63-07(9)
9:35 a.m. Presentation by a representative of the Centers of Excellence Commission and
applicants regarding funding award recommendations for centers of excellence
10:40 a.m. Committee consideration of the funding award recommendations for centers of
excellence made by the Centers of Excellence Commission and considered by the
Emergency Commission pursuant to NDCC Section 15-69-02 and 2007 House Bill
No. 1018
10:55 a.m. Presentation by representatives of the Office of Management and Budget and
committee consideration of a request for the Office of Management and Budget to
borrow $5 million from the Bank of North Dakota for centers of excellence grants
pursuant to 2007 House Bill No. 1018
11:10 a.m. Presentation by the Legislative Council staff of a memorandum on other states’
methods of evaluating the future costs of donated facilities and any subsequent
monitoring of actual costs
11:20 a.m. Presentation by a representative of Workforce Safety and Insurance regarding the
status of the State Auditor’s office performance audit recommendations pursuant to
2007 Senate Bill No. 2021
11:30 a.m. Presentation by a representative of Workforce Safety and Insurance and the Risk
Management Division of the Office of Management and Budget on the status of the risk
management workers’ compensation program pursuant to NDCC Section 65-04-03.1(5)
11:40 a.m. Presentation by the Legislative Council staff of a memorandum on federal funds to be
received by state agencies during the 2007-09 and 2009-11 bienniums
11:50 a.m. Presentation by the Legislative Council staff of a memorandum on block grant hearings
required during the 2009 legislative session and a resolution draft authorizing the
Budget Section to hold any legislative block grant hearings required during the
2009-10 interim
11:55 a.m. Committee consideration of the resolution draft relating to block grant hearings
12:00 noon Luncheon recess
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1:00 p.m. Presentation by representatives of the Department of Human Services regarding:
• Transfers between line items and between subdivisions in excess of $50,000
pursuant to 2007 Senate Bill No. 2012
• Status of the Medicaid management information system replacement project
pursuant to 2007 Senate Bill No. 2024
1:15 p.m. Presentation by a representative of the Veterans Home on the status of the Veterans
Home construction project pursuant to 2007 Senate Bill No. 2418
1:30 p.m. Committee consideration of the state agency requests, pursuant to NDCC Chapter
54-16, that have been authorized by the Emergency Commission and require
consideration by the Budget Section
2:00 p.m. Presentation by a representative of the Attorney General’s office regarding the status of
the new Crime Laboratory building pursuant to 2007 Senate Bill No. 2003
2:15 p.m. Presentation by a representative of the Information Technology Department regarding
the annual report of the Information Technology Department pursuant to NDCC Section
54-59-19
2:30 p.m. Presentation by representatives of the Agriculture Commissioner regarding:
• Status of the state meat inspection program pursuant to 2007 Senate Bill No. 2009
• Status of the endangered species program pursuant to 2007 Senate Bill No. 2009
3:00 p.m. Committee discussion and staff directives
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
Committee Members
Senators Ray Holmberg (Chairman), Bill Bowman, Randel Christmann, Tom Fischer, Tony Grindberg,
Ralph L. Kilzer, Aaron Krauter, Karen K. Krebsbach, Elroy N. Lindaas, Tim Mathern, Carolyn
Nelson, David O’Connell, Larry J. Robinson, Tom Seymour, Bob Stenehjem, Harvey D. Tallackson,
Rich Wardner
Representatives Ole Aarsvold, Larry Bellew, Rick Berg, Merle Boucher, Ron Carlisle, Al Carlson, Jeff
Delzer, Mary Ekstrom, Eliot Glassheim, Pam Gulleson, Kathy Hawken, Keith Kempenich, James
Kerzman, Matthew M. Klein, Gary Kreidt, Joe Kroeber, Bob Martinson, Ralph Metcalf, David
Monson, Jon Nelson, Kenton Onstad, Chet Pollert, Bob Skarphol, Ken Svedjan, Blair Thoreson,
Francis J. Wald, Alon Wieland, Clark Williams
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