Legislature(2019 - 2020)

2019-02-20 House Journal

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2019-02-20                     House Journal                      Page 0160
HB 39                                                                                                                         
HOUSE BILL NO. 39 by the House Rules Committee by request of                                                                    
the Governor, entitled:                                                                                                         
     "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                   
     program expenses of state government and for certain programs;                                                             
     capitalizing funds; amending appropriations; 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."                                                                                          
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  

2019-02-20                     House Journal                      Page 0161
The Governor's transmittal letter dated January 14 follows:                                                                     
"Dear Chief Clerk:                                                                                                              
Under the authority of Article III, Section 18, of the Alaska                                                                   
Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to the State's operating                                                        
Alaska Statute 37.07.020 requires that the Governor submit a budget                                                             
for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) to the Legislature and public by                                                                  
December 15 of each year. That law also requires that "bills identical                                                          
in content" to those released in December be delivered to the                                                                   
Legislature before the 4 legislative day of the next regular session for                                                        
My Administration is fully engaged in developing an amended budget                                                              
for FY2020 to be delivered in the coming weeks. I look forward to                                                               
working with the Legislature to produce a FY2020 operating budget                                                               
for Alaska.                                                                                                                     
Michael J. Dunleavy