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Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions

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Commission on Reform of Government

Active dates:February, 1983 - May, 1983
Governor Rudy Perpich
Function: The Commission was to investigate whether the state's economy is being hampered by unnecessary government rules, or "mandates."
History: Governor Perpich created the Commission on Reform of Government. The Commission was among 11 advisory groups appointed by the governor in 1983 to make recommendations for economic recovery.

Among other things, its final report recommended that state fiscal notes include local costs of mandates, a periodic inventory and review of state mandates, and exploration of ways to modify the system of levy limits.

See Agency notebooks in the Legislative Library for May report and full membership list.
Membership: 29 members, including executives of private industry, present and former public employees, legislators and representatives of local government groups.
Agency heads: Commission head: Secretary of State Joan Growe
Record last updated: 09/09/2010

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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