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

Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Legislative Budget Office

Also known as:
Active dates:January 8, 2019-

The Legislative Budget Office (LBO) is established under control of the Legislative Budget Office Oversight Commission to provide the house of representatives and senate with nonpartisan, accurate, and timely information on the fiscal impact of proposed legislation, without regard to political factors.


Planning for the Legislative Budget Office was informed by the LBO Transition Planning Task Force. The LBO's enabling legislation indicates the office will be formally established on January 8, 2019 to coincide with the first day of the 91st legislative session (2019-2020).


The Legislative Budget Office Oversight Commission must appoint a director who may hire staff necessary to do the work of the office. The director serves a term of six years and may not be removed during a term except for cause.

Agency heads:

Director: Michelle Weber (October 2018-October 2020); Krista Carsner (December 2020-March 2021); Christian Larson (interim director, March 2021-present)

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 2018-2019.
Record last updated: 09/30/2021

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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