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2021-02-03 Senate Journal

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SB 68                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 68 BY THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                
BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, entitled:                                                                                           
          "An Act making supplemental appropriations,                                                                           
          reappropriations, and other appropriations; 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.                                                                  
Governor's transmittal letter dated February 1:                                                                                 
Dear President Micciche:                                                                                                        
Under the authority of Article III, Section 18, of the Alaska                                                                   
Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to supplemental                                                                 
appropriations for the State’s operating and capital expenses for fiscal                                                        
year 2021.                                                                                                                      

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This appropriation bill includes $8.5 million in unrestricted general                                                           
funds, $1.3 million in designated general funds, $50.4 million in other                                                         
state funds, and $3.9 million in federal funds.                                                                                 
The items in this supplemental appropriation bill are necessary for                                                             
continued operations for the current fiscal year and I urge quick action                                                        
on this bill by the Legislature.                                                                                                
I look forward to working with the Legislature on the timely passage                                                            
and implementation of the supplemental items in this bill.                                                                      
Mike Dunleavy