.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2720 as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
"Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.10, is amended to read:
1.416A.10 BUDGET PREPARATION.
Subdivision 1. Budget format. (a)
In each even-numbered calendar year the
commissioner shall prepare budget forms and instructions for all agencies
1.7 guidelines for reporting agency performance measures,
subject to the approval of the
governor. These forms and instructions shall include guidelines for:
1.9(1) classifying revenue by:
1.12(iii) activity; and
1.13(iv) source of revenue;
1.14(2) classifying expenditures by:
1.18(iv) character or object of expenditure; and
1.19(v) outcome; and
1.20(3) reporting performance.
The commissioner shall request and receive advisory recommendations from
the chairs of the senate Finance Committee and house of representatives Ways and
Means Committee before adopting a format for the biennial budget document. By June
15, the commissioner shall send the proposed budget forms to the appropriations and
finance committees. The committees have until July 15 to give the commissioner their
advisory recommendations on possible improvements. To facilitate this consultation, the
commissioner shall establish a working group consisting of executive branch staff and
designees of the chairs of the senate Finance and house of representatives Ways and Means
Committees. The commissioner must involve this group in all stages of development of
budget forms and instructions. The budget format must show actual expenditures and
receipts for the most recent fiscal year, estimated expenditures and receipts for the current
fiscal year, and estimates for each fiscal year of the next biennium. Estimated expenditures
must be classified by funds and character of expenditures and may be subclassified by
programs and activities. Agency revenue estimates must show how the estimates were
made and what factors were used. Receipts must be classified by funds, programs, and
activities. Expenditure and revenue estimates must be based on the law in existence at the
time the estimates are prepared.
Subd. 1a. Purpose of performance data.
Performance data shall be presented in
the budget proposal to:
(1) provide information so that the governor,
legislature, and the public
determine the extent to which state agencies,
programs, and activities
(2) encourage agencies to develop clear and measurable
goals and objectives for
their programs and activities
(3) strengthen accountability to Minnesotans by providing a record of state
government's performance in providing effective and efficient services and achieving
Subd. 1b. Performance data format. (a) As part of the budget proposal,
2.23(1) describe the goals and objectives of each agency program and activity;
2.24(2) provide evidence for how each agency program and activity goal and objective
2.25contributes to achieving one statewide outcome; and
present performance data that measures the performance of programs and
program the agency's
goals and objectives and contributing to one
Measures reported may include indicators of outputs, efficiency, outcomes,
and other measures relevant to understanding each program and activity
Agencies shall present as much historical information as needed to understand
major trends and shall set targets for future performance issues where feasible and
appropriate. The information shall appropriately highlight agency performance issues that
would assist legislative review and decision making.
2.35(d) For purposes of this subdivision and subdivisions 1 and 2, the terms "program"
2.36and "activity" are used in the same manner as the terms are used in state budgeting.
3.1However, the commissioner may authorize an agency to define these terms in a different
3.2manner if that allows for a more effective presentation of performance data. The term
3.3"statewide outcome" means an outcome included in the chart of outcomes developed
3.4under subdivision 4.
Subd. 1c. Performance measures for change items.
For each change item in the
budget proposal requesting new or increased funding, the budget document must classify
3.7expenditures by agency, program, activity, and statewide outcome, and
performance measures that can be used to determine if the new or increased funding is
accomplishing its goals. To the extent possible, each budget change item must identify
relevant Minnesota Milestones and other statewide goals and indicators related to the
proposed initiative. The commissioner must report to the Subcommittee on Government
Accountability established under section
3.885, subdivision 10
, regarding the format to
be used for the presentation and selection of Minnesota Milestones and other statewide
goals and indicators.
Subd. 2. By October 15 and November 30.
By October 15 of each even-numbered
year, an agency must file the following with the commissioner:
(1) budget estimates for the most recent and current fiscal years;
(2) its upcoming biennial budget estimates;
(3) a comprehensive and integrated statement of agency missions and outcome
and performance measures;
(4) a concise explanation of any planned changes in the level of services or new
3.23(5) a comprehensive list that links every budget program, activity, and appropriation
3.24with the one statewide core outcome that it primarily supports; and
3.25(6) after June 30, 2014, a comprehensive list that links every budget program,
3.26activity, and appropriation with the one statewide contributing outcome that it primarily
The commissioner shall prepare and file the budget estimates for an agency failing to
file them. By November 30, the commissioner shall send the final budget format, agency
budget estimates for the next biennium, and copies of the filed material to the Ways and
Means and Finance Committees, except that the commissioner shall not be required to
transmit information that identifies executive branch budget decision items.
Subd. 3. Duties to governor-elect.
Immediately after the election of a new
governor, the commissioner shall report the budget estimates and make available to the
governor-elect all department information, staff, and facilities relating to the budget.
4.1 Subd. 4. Chart of outcomes. The Statewide Budgeting System and the Statewide
4.2Accounting System must include a chart of outcomes to be used for classifying all agency
4.3programs, activities, and allotments. The chart of outcomes must include:
4.4(1) up to ten state-level core outcomes that citizens expect from government;
4.5(2) three to five state-level contributing outcomes that evidence shows most
4.6contribute to achieving each core state-level core outcome in clause (1); and
4.7(3) a performance measure for each core outcome and each contributing outcome.
4.8EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon enactment of a law approving
4.9the chart of outcomes, according to section 2, and must be implemented as soon as
4.10possible after that date.
Sec. 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF INITIAL CHART OF OUTCOMES.
4.12The commissioner of management and budget, in consultation with the chairs and
4.13ranking minority members of the house Ways and Means and senate Finance Committees
4.14and legislative staff designated by those legislators, must report a proposed chart of
4.15outcomes to the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy by October 15,
4.162012. The chart of outcomes must be implemented as soon as possible after enactment of
4.17a law approving the chart of outcomes.
Amend the title accordingly