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About The Controlling Board
First created in 1917, the Controlling Board provides legislative oversight over certain capital and operating expenditures by state agencies and has approval authority over various other state fiscal activities including:
Waivers of competitive selection to agencies when an agency's purchases or leases from a specific vendor exceed the amounts specified in law
Appropriation releases for capital construction projects
Loans and grants made through the Department of Development
Loans and subsidies made through the Department of Education to local school districts
The transfer of appropriation authority between line items within a fund in an agency and increases in appropriation authority in some funds
The Board meets approximately every two weeks to consider and vote on requests for action that are submitted by state agencies.
The Board consists of Seven members
The Director of Budget and Management, or designee (the President of the Board)
The Chair of the Finance and Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives
The Chair of the Finance Committee of the Senate
Two members of the House appointed by the Speaker of the House, one from the majority party and one from the minority party
Two members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate, one from the majority party and one from the minority party