Emergency Commission

The commission has authority to authorize state officers to expend amounts in excess of appropriated sums, to authorize a transfer of spending authority from the state contingency appropriation, to authorize a transfer of money or spending authority between funds or line items, and to authorize the expenditure of federal funds or other moneys. Under Section 54-16-01, the chairman of the Legislative Council and the chairmen of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees are members of the five-member commission.

The office of North Dakota Secretary of State provides additional information with respect to the Emergency Commission.