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HB 100: "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of state government and to capitalize funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective date."

00 HOUSE BILL NO. 100                                                                                                      
01 "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of                                            
02 state government and to capitalize funds; making appropriations under art. IX,                                          
03 sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget                                         
04 reserve fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
05 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
06    * Section 1.  Included within the general fund amounts appropriated in this Act, the                                 
07 following amounts are from the unreserved special accounts in the general fund:                                         
08 Highway fuel tax account (AS 43.40.010(g)) $25,500,000                                                                  
09 Aviation fuel tax account (AS 43.40.010(e)) 7,000,000                                                                   
10    * Sec. 2.  Federal or other program receipts as defined under AS 37.05.146 that exceed the                           
11 amounts appropriated in this Act are appropriated conditioned upon compliance with the                                  
12 program review provisions of AS 37.07.080(h).                                                                           
13    * Sec. 3.  If federal or other program receipts as defined under AS 37.05.146 exceed the                             
14 estimates appropriated by this Act, the appropriation from state funds for the affected program                         
01 may be reduced by the amount of the excess if the reductions are consistent with applicable                             
02 federal statutes.                                                                                                       
03    * Sec. 4.  Except as provided in sec. 5 of this Act, if federal or other program receipts as                         
04 defined under AS 37.05.146 fall short of the estimates appropriated by this Act, the affected                           
05 appropriation is reduced by the amount of the shortfall in receipts.                                                    
06    * Sec. 5.  If the federal receipts under 42 U.S.C. 1397 - 1397f (Title XX of the Social                              
07 Security Act) fall short of the estimate, the amount of the shortfall is appropriated from the                          
08 general fund.                                                                                                           
09    * Sec. 6.  (a)  Amounts necessary to fund the uses of the state insurance catastrophe reserve                        
10 account described in AS 37.05.289(a) are appropriated from that account to the Department                               
11 of Administration.                                                                                                      
12  (b)  Amounts equivalent to the amounts to be received in settlement of insurance                                       
13 claims for losses and the amounts to be received as recovery for losses are appropriated from                           
14 the general fund to the state insurance catastrophe reserve account established by                                      
15 AS 37.05.289.                                                                                                           
16  (c)  Amounts equivalent to the amounts to be received in settlement of claims against                                  
17 bonds guaranteeing the reclamation of state land are appropriated from the general fund to the                          
18 agency secured by the bond.  This appropriation is made for the purpose of reclaiming state                             
19 land affected by a use covered by the bond.                                                                             
20  (d)  The appropriations made in (b) and (c) of this section are contingent upon                                        
21 compliance with the program review provisions of AS 37.07.080(h).                                                       
22    * Sec. 7.  The amount required to pay interest on revenue anticipation notes issued by the                           
23 commissioner of revenue under AS 43.08 is appropriated from the general fund to the                                     
24 Department of Revenue for payment of interest on revenue anticipation notes issued by the                               
25 commissioner of revenue under AS 43.08.                                                                                 
26    * Sec. 8.  The amount required to be paid by the state for the principal of and interest on                          
27 all issued and outstanding state-guaranteed bonds is appropriated from the general fund to the                          
28 state bond committee to make all payments by the state required under its guarantee for                                 
29 principal and interest.                                                                                                 
30    * Sec. 9.  The sum of $5,793,767 is appropriated from the international airports revenue                             
31 fund (AS 37.15.430) to the state bond committee for payment of debt service and trustee fees                            
01 on outstanding international airports revenue bonds.                                                                    
02    * Sec. 10.  (a)  The sum of $9,628,221 is appropriated from the general fund to the Alaska                           
03 debt retirement fund (AS 37.15.011).                                                                                    
04  (b)  The sum of $9,628,221 is appropriated from the Alaska debt retirement fund                                        
05 (AS 37.15.011) to the state bond committee for lease payments to the Alaska Housing Finance                             
06 Corporation, City of Seward, City of Kenai, the Department of Natural Resources, and the                                
07 Alaska court system.                                                                                                    
08    * Sec. 11. (a)  The sum of $21,337,283 is appropriated from the general fund to the Alaska                           
09 debt retirement fund (AS 37.15.011).                                                                                    
10  (b)  The sum of $21,337,283 is appropriated from the Alaska debt retirement fund                                       
11 (AS 37.15.011) to the state bond committee for payment of debt service and trustee fees on                              
12 state general obligation bonds.                                                                                         
13    * Sec. 12.  The amount authorized for transfer by the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation                              
14 under AS 37.13.145(b) is appropriated from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145) to                               
15 the dividend fund (AS 43.23.045(a)) for the payment of permanent fund dividends and                                     
16 administrative and associated costs.                                                                                    
17    * Sec. 13.  The amount calculated under AS 37.13.145 to offset the effect of inflation on                            
18 the principal of the Alaska permanent fund is appropriated to the principal of the Alaska                               
19 permanent fund from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145) of the Alaska permanent                                 
20 fund that remains after money is transferred to the dividend fund under sec. 12 of this Act.                            
21    * Sec. 14.  The interest earned during fiscal year 1996 on revenue from the sources set out                          
22 in AS 37.13.010 while the revenue is held in trust, escrow, or otherwise before receipt of the                          
23 revenue by the state is appropriated to the principal of the Alaska permanent fund.                                     
24    * Sec. 15.  The amount required to be deposited under AS 37.13.010(a)(1) and (2) during                              
25 fiscal year 1996 is appropriated to the principal of the Alaska permanent fund in satisfaction                          
26 of that requirement.                                                                                                    
27    * Sec. 16.  The lapsing balance of the employment assistance and training program fund                               
28 (sec. 3, ch. 95, SLA 1989, as amended by sec. 33, ch. 2, FSSSLA 1992) on June 30, 1995,                                 
29 is appropriated to the unemployment compensation fund (AS 23.20.130) on July 1, 1995.                                   
30    * Sec. 17.  (a)  Except as provided in (b) and (c) of this section, all unrestricted mortgage                        
31 loan interest payments and all other unrestricted receipts, including, without limitation,                              
01 mortgage loan commitment fees, received by or accrued to the Alaska Housing Finance                                     
02 Corporation during the fiscal year 1996, and all income earned on assets of the corporation                             
03 during that period, are appropriated to the Alaska housing finance revolving fund                                       
04 (AS 18.56.082) for the purposes described in AS 18.56.                                                                  
05  (b)  All unrestricted mortgage loan interest payments and all other unrestricted receipts,                             
06 including, without limitation, mortgage loan commitment fees, received by or accrued to the                             
07 housing assistance loan fund (AS 18.56.420) in the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation                                   
08 during the fiscal year 1996, and all income earned on assets of that fund during that period,                           
09 are appropriated to the housing assistance loan fund in the Alaska Housing Finance                                      
10 Corporation for the purposes of that fund.                                                                              
11  (c)  All unrestricted mortgage loan interest payments and all other unrestricted receipts,                             
12 including, without limitation, mortgage loan commitment fees, received by or accrued to the                             
13 senior housing revolving fund (AS 18.56.710) in the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation                                  
14 during the fiscal year 1996, and all income earned on assets of that fund during that period,                           
15 are appropriated to the senior housing revolving fund in the Alaska Housing Finance                                     
16 Corporation for the purposes of that fund.                                                                              
17    * Sec. 18.  The sum of $12,000,000 is appropriated to the disaster relief fund                                       
18 (AS 26.23.300)  from the following sources:                                                                             
19 Federal receipts $9,000,000                                                                                             
20 General fund 3,000,000                                                                                                  
21    * Sec. 19.  The fiscal year 1996 general fund receipts of the tank registration fee program                          
22 under AS 46.03.385 are appropriated to the storage tank assistance fund (AS 46.03.410).                                 
23    * Sec. 20.  (a)  The balance of the oil and hazardous substance release prevention mitigation                        
24 account (AS 46.08.020(b)) in the general fund on July 1, 1995, not otherwise appropriated by                            
25 (b) of this section, is appropriated to the oil and hazardous substance release prevention                              
26 account (AS 46.08.010(a)(1)) in the oil and hazardous substance release prevention and                                  
27 response fund (AS 46.08.010).                                                                                           
28  (b)  The sum of $3,591,300 is appropriated from the oil and hazardous substance                                        
29 release prevention mitigation account (AS 46.08.020(b)) on July 1, 1995, to the storage tank                            
30 assistance fund (AS 46.03.410) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1996.                                                
31    * Sec. 21.  The balance in the oil and hazardous substance release response mitigation                               
01 account (AS 46.08.025(b)) in the general fund on July 1, 1995, is appropriated to the oil and                           
02 hazardous substance release response account (AS 46.08.010(a)(2)) in the oil and hazardous                              
03 substance release prevention and response fund (AS 46.08.010).                                                          
04    * Sec. 22.  (a)  The sum of $7,260,000, derived from the surcharge collected under                                   
05 AS 43.55.201 during fiscal year 1995, is appropriated from the general fund to the oil and                              
06 hazardous substance release response account (AS 46.08.010(a)(2)) in the oil and hazardous                              
07 substance release prevention and response fund (AS 46.08.010).                                                          
08  (b)  The appropriation made by (a) of this section is based on revenue estimates.  If                                  
09 the amount in the general fund that is derived from the surcharge collected under                                       
10 AS 43.55.201 during fiscal year 1995 is greater than the appropriation made by (a) of this                              
11 section, that appropriation is increased to that greater amount.                                                        
12    * Sec. 23.  (a)  The sum of $14,820,000, derived from the surcharge collected under                                  
13 AS 43.55.300 during fiscal year 1995, is appropriated from the general fund to the oil and                              
14 hazardous substance release prevention account (AS 46.08.010(a)(1)) in the oil and hazardous                            
15 substance release prevention and response fund (AS 46.08.010).                                                          
16  (b)  The appropriation made by (a) of this section is based on revenue estimates.  If                                  
17 the amount in the general fund that is derived from the surcharge collected under                                       
18 AS 43.55.300 during fiscal year 1995 is greater than the appropriation made by (a) of this                              
19 section, that appropriation is increased to that greater amount.                                                        
20    * Sec. 24.  The sum of $22,125,400 is appropriated to the information services fund                                  
21 (AS 44.21.045) for the Department of Administration, division of information services                                   
22 programs from the following sources:                                                                                    
23 General fund program receipts             $   355,000                                                                   
24 Inter-agency receipts 21,725,400                                                                                        
25 Inter-agency receipts/oil and hazardous                                                                                 
26      substance release prevention and response fund 45,000                                                              
27    * Sec. 25.  (a)  The sum of $36,765,000 is appropriated to the following departments, from                           
28 the following sources, for costs relating to legal proceedings and audit activity involving oil                         
29 and gas revenue due or paid to the state or state title to oil and gas land, for the fiscal year                        
30 ending June 30, 1996:                                                                                                   
31 Department of Law                                                                                                       
01      State corporation receipts $   9,100,000                                                                           
02      Budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17,                                                                             
03      Constitution of the State of Alaska) 27,400,000                                                                    
04 Department of Revenue                                                                                                   
05      General fund 265,000                                                                                               
06  (b)  The appropriation made by (a) of this section from the budget reserve fund                                        
07 (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution of the State of Alaska) is made under art. IX, sec. 17(c),                              
08 Constitution of the State of Alaska.                                                                                    
09    * Sec. 26.  (a)  The sum of $80,322,400 is appropriated from the general fund to the                                 
10 Alaska debt retirement fund (AS 37.15.011).                                                                             
11  (b)  The sum of $80,322,400 is appropriated from the Alaska debt retirement fund                                       
12 (AS 37.15.011) to the Department of Education for state aid for costs of school construction                            
13 under AS 14.11.100.                                                                                                     
14    * Sec. 27.  An amount equal to the amount appropriated for the costs of the 1995 annual                              
15 governor's safety conference (sec. 42, ch. 3, FSSLA 1994), plus the fiscal year 1995 program                            
16 receipts of the Safety Advisory Council (AS 18.60.830), less the amount expended or                                     
17 obligated for expenditure for the costs of the 1995 annual governor's safety conference, is                             
18 appropriated from the general fund to the Safety Advisory Council for costs of the 1996                                 
19 annual governor's safety conference.                                                                                    
20    * Sec. 28.  The amount required to pay claims awarded under AS 08.88.470 is appropriated                             
21 from the real estate surety fund (AS 08.88.450) to the Department of Commerce and                                       
22 Economic Development, division of occupational licensing, to pay claims awarded under                                   
23 AS 08.88.470.                                                                                                           
24    * Sec. 29.  The balance on June 30, 1995, of the Alaska Public Utilities Commission                                  
25 program receipts account for regulatory cost charges under AS 42.05.253 for fiscal year 1995                            
26 is appropriated to the Alaska Public Utilities Commission for fiscal year 1996 expenditures.                            
27    * Sec. 30.  An amount equal to the fiscal year 1995 general fund receipts from the salmon                            
28 marketing tax under AS 43.76.110 and from the seafood marketing assessment under                                        
29 AS 16.51.120, less the amount of those receipts that was expended or obligated for                                      
30 expenditure during fiscal year 1995, is appropriated from the general fund to the Alaska                                
31 Seafood Marketing Institute for marketing Alaska seafood products during fiscal year 1996.                              
01    * Sec. 31.  The sum of $3,865,300 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department                            
02 of Natural Resources for costs associated with fire suppression for the fiscal year ending                              
03 June 30, 1996.                                                                                                          
04    * Sec. 32.  The sum of $28,444,600 is appropriated from the general fund to the Alaska                               
05 marine highway system fund (AS 19.65.060) to continue to provide stable services to the                                 
06 public.                                                                                                                 
07    * Sec. 33.  The amount available in the four dam pool transfer fund (AS 42.45.050) during                            
08 fiscal year 1996 is appropriated to the following funds in the following percentages for the                            
09 purposes set out in AS 42.45.050:                                                                                       
10 Power cost equalization and rural electric                                                                              
11      capitalization fund (AS 42.45.100) 40 percent                                                                      
12 Southeast energy fund (AS 42.45.040) 40 percent                                                                         
13 Power project fund (AS 42.45.010) 20 percent                                                                            
14    * Sec. 34.  If the unrestricted state revenue available for appropriation in fiscal year 1996                        
15 is insufficient to cover the general fund appropriations made for fiscal year 1996, the amount                          
16 necessary to balance revenue and general fund appropriations is appropriated to the general                             
17 fund from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution of the State of Alaska).  The                         
18 appropriation made by this subsection is made under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the                            
19 State of Alaska..                                                                                                       
20    * Sec. 35.  The appropriations made by secs. 17 - 24, 32, and 33 of this Act are for                                 
21 capitalization of funds and do not lapse under AS 37.25.010.                                                            
22 (SECTION 36 OF THIS ACT BEGINS ON PAGE 8)