Legislature(2009 - 2010)
2010-03-10 Senate JournalFull Journal pdf
2010-03-10 Senate Journal Page 1762 SB 220 The Resources 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(RES) "An Act declaring a state energy policy; relating to energy efficiency, energy conservation, and alternative energy; relating to an emerging energy technology fund and a renewable energy refundable tax credit; relating to a fuel purchasing cooperative, to the Alaska heating assistance program, to energy codes and efficiency standards, to a state agency energy use reduction program and to state energy use data, to the Southeast energy fund, to the alternative energy revolving loan 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, to the definition of 'alternative energy system,' and to the renewable energy grant fund; 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; and relating to an energy report by the Office of the Governor." Signing do pass: Senators McGuire, Wielechowski, Cochairs; Senators Huggins, Stevens, French. 2010-03-10 Senate Journal Page 1763 The following fiscal information was published today: Fiscal Note No. 1, indeterminate, Department of Revenue Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Environmental Conservation Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Fiscal Note No. 6, indeterminate, Department of Health and Social Services The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.