Legislature(2015 - 2016)SENATE FINANCE 532

02/11/2016 09:00 AM FINANCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ Pat Pitney, Director, Office of Management TELECONFERENCED
and Budget
+= SB 138 BUDGET: CAPITAL TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
*+ SB 167 APPROP: SUPP/CAP/OTHER APPROPRIATIONS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
SENATE BILL NO. 167                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act  making supplemental  appropriations,  capital                                                                    
     appropriations,   and   other  appropriations;   making                                                                    
     reappropriations;  amending  appropriations;  repealing                                                                    
     appropriations; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
10:46:34 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
PAT  PITNEY,  DIRECTOR,  OFFICE OF  MANAGEMENT  AND  BUDGET,                                                                    
OFFICE OF THE  GOVERNOR looked at slide 28.  She stated that                                                                    
there  were  more children  in  foster  care and  subsidized                                                                    
adoption than  was originally budgeted, which  accounted for                                                                    
most  of  the  supplemental  request.  She  noted  that  the                                                                    
negative  $1.4 million  was because  of a  misdating of  the                                                                    
dividends,  per  the  LFD  recommendation  to  correct  that                                                                    
error.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Bishop  felt that the summaries  seemed smaller than                                                                    
in the  past. He  did not  feel comfortable  making accurate                                                                    
determinations based on the limited information.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  MacKinnon  restated  that   the  state  was  in  a                                                                    
difficult budget time.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator   Dunleavy    surmised   that   the    request   was                                                                    
approximately  $195  million. He  stressed  that  it was  an                                                                    
addition request  for the current year's  budget. Ms. Pitney                                                                    
agreed.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Dunleavy  remarked  that the  supplemental  request                                                                    
would be  an additional $252  million to the  current year's                                                                    
budget.  Ms.  Pitney  explained  that  there  were  previous                                                                    
actions for  the TransCanada buyout and  the continuation of                                                                    
the pipeline, she  agreed that there would  be an additional                                                                    
$252 million.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Kelly shared that the  committee would have a press                                                                    
availability following the meeting.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon discussed housekeeping.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB  167  was  HEARD  and   HELD  in  committee  for  further                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
021116 SFIN FY16 Supplemental FY17 Capital.pdf SFIN 2/11/2016 9:00:00 AM
Overview: OMB Capital/Supplemental
021116 OMB SB138 SFIN Response to Questions.pdf SFIN 2/11/2016 9:00:00 AM
SB 138