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2014-04-25 House Journal

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2014-04-25                     House Journal                      Page 2835
SB 119                                                                                                                        
The following, which was moved to the bottom of the calendar (page                                                              
2821), was read the third time:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                 HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 119(FIN) am H                                                             
     "An Act making and amending appropriations, including capital                                                              
     appropriations, supplemental appropriations, reappropriations, and                                                         
     other appropriations; making appropriations 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."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Stoltze moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                                               
CSSB 119(FIN) am H be returned to second reading for the specific                                                               
purpose of considering Amendment Nos. 10 - 11.  There being no                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 10 was offered by Representatives Austerman and                                                                   
Stoltze:                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Stoltze moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 10 be adopted.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 11 was offered by Representatives Hawker, Gattis,                                                                 
Austerman, and Stoltze:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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   "* Sec. 10. The following appropriation items are for operating                                                            
expenditures associated with HB 278 from the general fund or other                                                              
funds as set out in section 11 of this Act to the agencies named for the                                                        
purposes expressed for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and                                                               
ending June 30, 2015, unless otherwise indicated.                                                                               
                                       Appropriation          General           Other                                           
                             Allocations     Items           Funds              Funds                                           
                            * * * * *                      * * * * *                                                          
      * * * * * Department of Administration * * * * *                                                                        
                            * * * * *                      * * * * *                                                          
Centralized Administrative Services   610,600      610,600                                                                    
 Personnel                         610,600                                                                                      
                    * * * * *                                       * * * * *                                                 
* * * * * Department of Education and Early Development * * * * *                                                             
                    * * * * *                                       * * * * *                                                 
K-12 Support                                        2,249,500    2,249,500                                                    
 Boarding Home Grants  2,249,500                                                                                                
Education Support Services                   620,100        620,100                                                           
 School Finance & Facilities   620,100                                                                                          
Teaching and Learning Support         3,803,900      3,803,900                                                                
 Student and School        3,803,900                                                                                            
  Achievement                                                                                                                   
Alaska Library and Museums             5,000,000      5,000,000                                                               
 Library Operations         5,000,000                                                                                           
                    * * * * *                                       * * * * *                                                 

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* * * * * Department of Labor and Workforce Development * * * * *                                                             
                    * * * * *                                       * * * * *                                                 
Agencywide Unallocated                          926,700         926,700                                                       
 Agencywide Unallocated 926,700                                                                                                 
                                  * * * * *              * * * * *                                                            
       * * * * * University of Alaska * * * * *                                                                               
                                  * * * * *              * * * * *                                                            
University of Alaska                                -204,900        -204,900                                                  
 Budget Reductions/Additions -204,900                                                                                           
  - Systemwide                                                                                                                  
                                    * * * * *            * * * * *                                                            
       * * * * * Alaska Legislature * * * * *                                                                                 
                                    * * * * *            * * * * *                                                            
Budget and Audit Committee                  650,000          650,000                                                          
 Legislative Audit                    650,000                                                                                   
                                       * * * * *        * * * * *                                                             
                       * * * * * Fund Transfers * * * * *                                                                     
                                       * * * * *        * * * * *                                                             
Designated Reserves/Endowments        100,439,600  100,439,600                                                                
 Public Education Fund    100,439,600                                                                                           
  (AS 14.17.300)                                                                                                                
This appropriation to the Public Education Fund (AS 14.17.300)                                                                  
capitalizes a fund and does not lapse.                                                                                          
                  (SECTION 11 OF THIS ACT BEGINS ON THE NEXT PAGE)                                                             
   * Sec. 11. The following sets out the funding by agency for the                                                            
appropriations made in sec. 10 of this Act.                                                                                     
 Funding Source                                                             Amount                                              
Department of Administration                                                                                                  
 1004  Unrestricted General Fund Receipts                             610,600                                                   
 *** Total Agency Funding ***                                               610,600                                             
Department of Education and Early Development                                                                                 
 1004  Unrestricted General Fund Receipts                        11,643,400                                                     
 1151  Technical Vocational Education Program Receipts        30,100                                                            
 *** Total Agency Funding ***                                          11,673,500                                               
Department of Labor and Workforce Development                                                                                 
 1151  Technical Vocational Education Program Receipts     926,700                                                              
 *** Total Agency Funding ***                                               926,700                                             
University of Alaska                                                                                                          
 1151  Technical Vocational Education Program Receipts    -204,900                                                              
 *** Total Agency Funding ***                                              -204,900                                             

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Alaska Legislature                                                                                                            
 1004  Unrestricted General Fund Receipts                             650,000                                                   
 *** Total Agency Funding ***                                               650,000                                             
Fund Transfers                                                                                                                
 1004  Unrestricted General Fund Receipts                     100,439,600                                                       
 *** Total Agency Funding ***                                        100,439,600                                                
* * * * * Total Budget * * * * *                                         114,095,500                                          
                  (SECTION 12 OF THIS ACT BEGINS ON THE NEXT PAGE)                                                             
   * Sec. 12. The following sets out the statewide funding for the                                                            
appropriations made in sec. 10 of this Act.                                                                                     
 Funding Source                                                             Amount                                              
Unrestricted General                                                                                                          
 1004  Unrestricted General Fund Receipts                      113,343,600                                                      
 *** Total Unrestricted General ***                                  113,343,600                                                
Designated General                                                                                                            
 1151  Technical Vocational Education Program Receipts     751,900                                                              
 *** Total Designated General ***                                          751,900                                              
                 (SECTION 13 OF THIS ACT BEGINS ON THE NEXT PAGE)"                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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     "(b)  The sum of $42,953,500 is appropriated from the general                                                              
fund to the Department of Education and Early Development to be                                                                 
distributed as state aid to districts according to the average daily                                                            
membership for each district adjusted under AS 14.17.410(b)(1)(A) -                                                             
(D) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.                                                                                   
     (c)  The sum of $32,243,700 is appropriated from the general fund                                                          
to the Department of Education and Early Development to be                                                                      
distributed as state aid to districts according to the average daily                                                            
membership for each district adjusted under AS 14.17.410(b)(1)(A) -                                                             
(D) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.                                                                                   
     (d)  The sum of $19,904,200 is appropriated from the general fund                                                          
to the Department of Education and Early Development to be                                                                      
distributed as state aid to districts according to the average daily                                                            
membership for each district adjusted under AS 14.17.410(b)(1)(A) -                                                             
(D) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.                                                                                   

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     (e)  It is the intent of the legislature that the appropriations made                                                      
in (b) - (d) of this section allow the Alaska public school system to                                                           
maintain operations at a level sufficient to educate children and                                                               
provide time for all stakeholders to work with the legislature to                                                               
identify innovative approaches and possible consolidation of services                                                           
that will, over time, lower costs while maintaining a quality education                                                         
system. It is also the intent of the legislature that the increased funding                                                     
under (b) - (d) of this section serve as a bridge to developing a plan                                                          
and identifying solutions implementing the innovative approaches and                                                            
consolidation of services identified by the public school system in an                                                          
effort to recalibrate individual district budget spending levels to the                                                         
spending levels of fiscal year 2014."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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30, 31(a) - (d), 32, 33(d), 35(e), 36(c), 36(d), 36(f) - (h), 36(j), 36(o),                                                     
37(a), 37(c), 37(e), 37(h), 38(a) - (d), 40(a), 40(b), 40(e), 40(f), 40(h),                                                     
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40(a), 40(c), 40(e), 40(h), 41(a) - (d), 43(a), 43(b), 43(e), 43(f), 43(h),                                                     
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     "(g)  The appropriations made in secs. 10 - 12 and 32(b) - (e) of                                                          
this Act are contingent on passage by the Twenty-Eighth Alaska State                                                            
Legislature and enactment into law of a version of House Bill No.                                                               
278."                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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Representative Hawker moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 11 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tarr objected and withdrew the objection.  There being                                                           
no further objection, Amendment No. 11 was adopted.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 119(FIN) am H was automatically in third reading.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCS CSSB 119(FIN) am H pass the                                                                     
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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HCS CSSB 119(FIN) am H                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Munoz, Nageak,                                                               
Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                
Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lynn, Reinbold                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCS CSSB 119(FIN) am H passed the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                           
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved that the appropriations in Section 45 from                                                          
the constitutional budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution                                                       
of the State of Alaska) be adopted.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House adopt the appropriations in                                                               
Section 45 from the constitutional budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec.                                                           
17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska)?"  The roll was taken with                                                          
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 119(FIN) am H                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Constitutional Budget Reserve Appropriations                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Munoz, Nageak,                                                               
Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                
Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Excused:  Lynn, Reinbold                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, Section 45 was adopted.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Engrossment of HCS CSSB 119(FIN) am H was waived (page 2818).                                                                   
It was signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and transmitted to the                                                             
Senate with copies of certified amendments attached.