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2021-01-25 Senate Journal

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2021-01-25                     Senate Journal                      Page 0066
SB 52                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 52 BY THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                
BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, entitled:                                                                                           
              "An Act making an appropriation from the earnings                                                                
              reserve account for the payment of permanent fund                                                                
          dividends; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
Governor's transmittal letter dated January 19:                                                                                 
Dear President Micciche:                                                                                                        
Under the authority of Article III, Section 18 of the Alaska                                                                    
Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to special appropriations                                                       
for the payment of permanent fund dividends for fiscal year 2022.                                                               
This bill appropriates $2.023 billion from the permanent fund earnings                                                          
reserve account to pay a permanent fund dividend to every qualified                                                             
Alaska resident at the full statutory formula, estimated to be $3,000 for                                                       
each individual.                                                                                                                

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I look forward to working with the Legislature on the timely passage                                                            
and implementation of the fiscal year 2022 permanent fund dividend                                                              
Mike Dunleavy