Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/06/2001 10:05 AM FIN

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     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN)(brf sup maj fld)                                                                            
     "An  Act  making appropriations   for the  operating  and  loan                                                            
     program  expenses of  state government,  for certain  programs,                                                            
     and to capitalize  funds; and providing for an effective date."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN)                                                                               
     "An  Act making appropriations  for the  operating and  capital                                                            
     expenses of the state's  integrated comprehensive mental health                                                            
     program;  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."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Kelly  announced that when  these bills were reported  from                                                            
the Committee  at the previous hearing, sections were  inadvertently                                                            
omitted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Hoffman   requested  confirmation  from   the  Division  of                                                            
Legislative Finance  that the new committee substitutes  incorporate                                                            
only the aforementioned omitted information.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Kelly assured this  is the case;  with the exception  that                                                            
the amendments the Committee adopted are also incorporated.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
DAVID TEAL, Director, Division of Legislative Finance, affirmed.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Donley  moved to rescind the action of reporting  SCS CS HB                                                            
103 (FIN), 22-LS0410\T from Committee.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
There  was no  objection  and the  action to  report  the bill  from                                                            
Committee was RESCINDED.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Donley moved  to adopt  SCS CS  HB 103,  22-LS0410\W  as a                                                            
working draft.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The committee substitute was ADOPTED without objection.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Donley moved to  report SCS CS  HB 103 (FIN), 22-LS0410\W                                                             
from Committee.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Without  objection,  SCS CS  HB 103  (FIN), 22-LS0410\W  MOVED  from                                                            
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Donley   moved  to  rescind  the  Committee's   action  of                                                            
reporting  an  incomplete  SCS CS  HB 104,  (FIN)  22-LS0411\O  from                                                            
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Donley moved to  adopt the complete  SCS CS HB 104  (FIN),                                                            
22-LS0411\O  as  a  work draft.  [Note:  The  omitted  sections  are                                                            
included in this version  although the version number is unchanged.]                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman  referenced the funding source on  page 11, line 24;                                                            
CBR (Constitutional  Budget  Reserve) Mental  Health fund and  asked                                                            
for an explanation.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Teal responded  this is a new fund code created  by the Division                                                            
for tracking  purposes. He  likened it to  the General Funds/Mental                                                             
Health fund, which is also  used to keep track of the expenditure of                                                            
funds for mental health related expenses.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman  asked if the CBR Mental Health fund  is essentially                                                            
a CBR fund.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Teal replied it is.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Hoffman clarified  this accounting  fund  code is new  with                                                            
this budget.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Kelly affirmed.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The  committee substitute,  Version  "O" was  ADOPTED  as a  working                                                            
draft without objection.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Donley offered  a motion to report SCS CS HB 104 (FIN), 22-                                                            
LS0411\O from Committee.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was no objection and the bill MOVED from Committee.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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