State Controlling Board Committee, Ohio State Legislature

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The State Controlling Board is a joint committee of the Ohio General Assembly. The current president of the board is Robin McGuire Rose.


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; and
  • The transfer of appropriation authority between line items within a fund in an agency and increases in appropriation authority in some funds.[1][2]


2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

State Controlling Board Senate Members, 2015
Democratic members (1)Republican members (2)
Thomas SawyerBill Coley
Chris Widener

State Controlling Board House Members, 2015
Democratic members (1)Republican members (2)
Kevin BoyceRyan Smith (Ohio)
Jeffrey McClain



External links


  1. State Controlling Board, "About The Controlling Board," accessed January 30, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.