Legislature(2009 - 2010)
2010-04-10 Senate JournalFull Journal pdf
2010-04-10 Senate Journal Page 2225 SB 220 The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 220 "An Act declaring a state energy policy; relating to energy efficiency and alternative energy; establishing the energy efficiency grant fund, an emerging energy technology fund, a renewable energy production tax credit, and an energy use index; and relating to a fuel purchasing cooperative, to energy codes and efficiency standards, to energy conservation targets in public buildings, to a state agency energy use reduction plan, to the alternative energy revolving loan fund, and to the renewable energy grant fund" and recommended it be replaced with CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 220(FIN) "An Act relating to energy efficiency, energy conservation, and alternative energy, to an emerging energy technology fund, to the lease of state land to a public electric utility, to the Alaska heating assistance program, to state energy use data, to the Southeast energy fund, to nuclear energy production and facilities, to the definition of 'power project' or 'project' as it relates to rural and statewide energy programs and the Alaska Energy Authority, and to the definition of 'alternative energy system'; establishing an Alaska energy efficiency revolving loan fund; directing the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to prepare a report on the feasibility of using compressed natural gas to power vehicles in the state, including vehicles owned or operated by the state, and including in that study, if warranted, a pilot program proposal for powering some vehicles owned or operated by the state with compressed natural gas; authorizing and relating to the issuance of bonds by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; relating to a report regarding a municipal energy improvements financing program and to an energy report by the Office of the Governor; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators Huggins, Thomas, Egan, Ellis. Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson. 2010-04-10 Senate Journal Page 2226 The following fiscal information was published today: Fiscal Note No. 7, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Fiscal Note No. 8, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Fiscal Note No. 9, zero, Department of Revenue Fiscal Note No. 10, zero, Department of Revenue Fiscal Note No. 11, zero, Department of Administration Fiscal Note No. 12, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities The following previously published fiscal information applies: Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Environmental Conservation Fiscal Note No. 6, indeterminate, Department of Health and Social Services The bill is on today's calendar.