SJR 52: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the budget reserve fund.
00SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 52 01 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the 02 budget reserve fund. 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. Article IX, sec. 17(b), Constitution of the State of Alaska, is repealed and 05 reenacted to read: 06 (b) An appropriation may be made from the budget reserve fund during a 07 calendar year upon the affirmative vote of a majority of the members of each house 08 of the legislature if the amount appropriated, when added to the amount of 09 appropriations made during that same year from unrestricted funds, is less than the 10 total amount of appropriations made during the immediately preceding calendar year 11 from unrestricted funds and from the budget reserve fund. For purposes of this 12 subsection, "unrestricted funds" means money in the State general fund that has not 13 been appropriated for a particular purpose or to a separate fund or account established 14 by law within the general fund.
01 * Sec. 2. Article IX, sec. 17(d), Constitution of the State of Alaska, is repealed. 02 * Sec. 3. The amendments proposed by this resolution shall be placed before the voters of 03 the state at the next general election in conformity with art. XIII, sec. 1, Constitution of the 04 State of Alaska, and the election laws of the state.