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CSHB 4001(FIN): "An Act making supplemental appropriations, capital appropriations, and other appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds; and providing for an effective date."

00                       CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 4001(FIN)                                                                   
01 "An Act making supplemental appropriations, capital appropriations, and other                                           
02 appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds; and providing for an                                         
03 effective date."                                                                                                        
04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
05    * Section 1. DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE. (a) The sum of $50,000,000 is appropriated                                     
06 from the general fund to the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act reimbursement fund                                           
07 (AS 43.90.400(a)) for the natural gas pipeline project construction inducement under                                    
08 AS 43.90.110(a)(1).                                                                                                     
09       (b) The sum of $25,000,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department                                
10 of Revenue, Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority, for the in-state gas pipeline                                     
11 segment.                                                                                                                
12       (c) The sum necessary to pay each qualified resident a $1,200 resource rebate and to                              
13 pay related administrative costs is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                             
14 Revenue for the Alaska resource rebate program and related administrative costs for the fiscal                          
01 year ending June 30, 2009.                                                                                              
02    * Sec. 2. ALASKA ENERGY AUTHORITY. (a) The sum of $600,000 is appropriated from                                    
03 the power cost equalization and rural electric capitalization fund (AS 42.45.100) to the Alaska                         
04 Energy Authority for power cost equalization payments for the fiscal year ending June 30,                               
05 2008.                                                                                                                   
06       (b)  The sum of $9,000,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Alaska Energy                             
07 Authority for payment of power cost equalization for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009.                              
08    * Sec. 3. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES. The amount                                                     
09 necessary, estimated to be $1,900,000, is appropriated from the general fund to the                                     
10 Department of Health and Social Services, division of public assistance, to implement                                   
11 provisions of the Alaska resource rebate program relating to continued eligibility for certain                          
12 assistance programs and veterans' benefits and to pay for related administrative costs for the                          
13 fiscal year ending June 30, 2009.                                                                                       
14    * Sec. 4. ALASKA HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION. The sum of $60,000,000 is                                          
15 appropriated from the general fund to the Alaska energy efficient home grant fund                                       
16 (AS 18.56.410) for grants under AS 18.56.410 by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation.                                 
17    * Sec. 5. FUEL PURCHASE ASSISTANCE.  (a) The sum of $5,500,000 is appropriated                                     
18 from the general fund to the bulk fuel revolving loan fund (AS 42.45.250(a)).                                           
19       (b)  The sum of $5,300,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the bulk fuel                                 
20 bridge loan fund (AS 29.60.660(a)).                                                                                     
21       (c)  The sum of $110,000 is appropriated from the bulk fuel bridge loan fund                                      
22 (AS 29.60.660(a)) to the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development                                    
23 for operating costs for administering the bulk fuel bridge loan program for the fiscal year                             
24 ending June 30, 2009.                                                                                                   
25    * Sec. 6. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC FACILITIES. (a) The                                              
26 sum of $29,600,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                           
27 Transportation and Public Facilities for reconstruction of the Dalton Highway from milepost                             
28 175 to milepost 209.                                                                                                    
29       (b)  The sum of $23,300,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department                               
30 of Transportation and Public Facilities for reconstruction and repair of the Dalton Highway                             
31 culverts from milepost 260 to milepost 321.                                                                             
01       (c)  The sum of $18,000,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department                               
02 of Transportation and Public Facilities for material site development and corridor surveys and                          
03 design starts for gas line infrastructure.                                                                              
04    * Sec. 7. SHARED TAXES. The amount necessary, estimated to be $100,000, to pay to                                  
05 municipalities that amount of aviation fuel tax proceeds to which they would have been                                  
06 entitled under AS 43.40.010(e) for aviation fuel taxes that would have been due under                                   
07 AS 43.40.010 during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, but were not collected during a                               
08 suspension of motor fuel taxes imposed under AS 43.40.010 is appropriated from the general                              
09 fund to the Department of Revenue for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, for payment to                              
10 municipalities of the amounts to which they would have been entitled under AS 43.40.010(e)                              
11 had not the motor fuel tax been suspended.                                                                              
12    * Sec. 8. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES. The sum of $5,500,000 is                                                
13 appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Natural Resources for gas pipeline                              
14 implementation.                                                                                                         
15    * Sec. 9. LAPSE. (a) The appropriations made in secs. 1(a), 4, 5(a), and 5(b) of this Act are                      
16 for the capitalization of funds and do not lapse.                                                                       
17       (b)  The appropriations made in secs. 1(b), 6, and 8 of this Act are for capital projects                         
18 and lapse under AS 37.25.020.                                                                                           
19    * Sec. 10. RETROACTIVITY. Section 2(a) of this Act is retroactive to June 30, 2008.                                
20    * Sec. 11. CONTINGENCY. The appropriation made in sec. 7 of this Act is contingent on                              
21 the passage by the Twenty-Fifth Alaska State Legislature and enactment into law of a bill that                          
22 suspends the motor fuel tax imposed under AS 43.40.010.                                                                 
23    * Sec. 12. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).