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2021-10-16 House Journal

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2021-10-16                     House Journal                      Page 1569
                              HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                  
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                        THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                         FOURTH SPECIAL SESSION                                                                              
Juneau, Alaska                   Saturday              October 16, 2021                                                       
                             Thirteenth Day                                                                                
The House was called to order by Speaker pro tempore Claman at                                                                  
11:00 a.m.                                                                                                                      
The following members were present for the technical session:                                                                   
Representatives Claman, Eastman, and Hannan.                                                                                    
                       MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                            
The following letter dated October 13 was received:                                                                             
"Dear President Micciche and Speaker Stutes:                                                                                    
Based on the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency                                                                        
Management's (DHS&EM) continuing programmatic work with                                                                         
disaster applicants and Federal Emergency Management Agency                                                                     
(FEMA), project adjustments will require additional authority for the                                                           
2012 September Storm Disaster (DR4094). In these cases, the Public                                                              
Assistance Program project was written and approved by FEMA after                                                               
the state disaster finance plans had been submitted to legislative                                                              
leadership. Therefore, these project costs exceeded the initial estimates                                                       
established in the original finance plans.                                                                                      
    1. The 2012 September Storm Disaster (DR-4094-AK) requires                                                                  
         an increase of federal authority in the amount of $1,000,000.                                                          
         The reason for this change is due to the increased estimate of                                                         
         Petersville Road with the Department of Transportation                                                                 
         (Project Worksheet 83) and the pending increase for direct                                                             
         administrative project worksheets to be approved at the end of                                                         
         the disaster for reimbursement.                                                                                        

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Please find enclosed an amended finance plan for this disaster.                                                                 
Pursuant to AS 26.23.020(k)(1), I am requesting your concurrence that                                                           
a special session should not be convened to approve the disaster                                                                
finance plans. A draft concurrence letter for the disasters is also                                                             
Mike Dunleavy                                                                                                                   
The letter and amended finance plan were copied to the Finance                                                                  
Committee Co-chairs and are on file in the Chief Clerk's Office.                                                                
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                               
HB 4007                                                                                                                       
Representative Kurka added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                   
    HOUSE BILL NO. 4007                                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to the earnings of the Alaska permanent fund and                                                           
    the earnings reserve account; relating to the mental health trust                                                           
    fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
Uniform Rule 23(d) is in effect.                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
Representative Hannan, Acting Majority Leader, moved and asked                                                                  
unanimous consent that the House adjourn until 2:00 p.m., October 20.                                                           
Representative Eastman objected and withdrew the objection. There                                                               
being no further objection, the House adjourned at 11:01 a.m.                                                                   
                                             Crystaline Jones                                                                   
                                             Chief Clerk