Legislature(2015 - 2016)SENATE FINANCE 532

04/06/2016 09:00 AM FINANCE

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 126 SMALL SECURITY OFFERINGS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 126(L&C) Out of Committee
+= SB 154 BLOOD BANK OF ALASKA LICENSE PLATES TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 154(STA) Out of Committee
+= SB 208 ELIMINATE AK PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= SB 210 COMM. REV. SHARING;PROP. TAX EXEMPTIONS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= SB 91 OMNIBUS CRIM LAW & PROCEDURE; CORRECTIONS TELECONFERENCED
Scheduled but Not Heard
SENATE BILL NO. 208                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act eliminating the Alaska education grant program                                                                     
     and the Alaska performance scholarship program; and                                                                        
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
9:24:25 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Micciche  MOVED   to  ADOPT  proposed  committee                                                                    
substitute  for   CSSB  208(FIN),  Work   Draft  29-LS1581\E                                                                    
(Glover, 4/4/16).                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon OBJECTED for discussion.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BRETT  HUBER,  STAFF,  SENATOR  PETE  KELLY,  discussed  the                                                                    
committee   substitute  (CS),   which  contained   technical                                                                    
changes  from  the  original  bill.  He  specified  that  in                                                                    
conversations  with the  Department of  Education and  Early                                                                    
Development,   as  well   as   the   Alaska  Commission   on                                                                    
Postsecondary Education;  the sponsor  had learned  that the                                                                    
practical application  of the program did  not function with                                                                    
the deadline  dates that had  been selected. He  pointed out                                                                    
that the  sponsor had  moved the  deadline dates  to October                                                                    
31, 2016;  and the academic  year-end of 2021 and  2022. The                                                                    
CS maintained the intent of  the original bill, in that both                                                                    
the   Alaska   Performance   Scholarship  and   the   Alaska                                                                    
Educational Grant Program would  be open through the current                                                                    
graduating  high school  class, and  then would  be repealed                                                                    
following the 2021/2022 academic year.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Huber discussed the changes  to the bill. He highlighted                                                                    
the following sections:  Section  2, page 3, line 4; Section                                                                    
3, page 4,  lines 1 through 3; and Section  4, page 4, lines                                                                    
7  through 8.  He  stated  that there  was  a new  sectional                                                                    
analysis for the committee's review.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  MacKinnon REMOVED  her objection.  There being  NO                                                                    
further OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB  208  was  HEARD  and   HELD  in  committee  for  further                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 208 CSSB 208 work draft version E.pdf SFIN 4/6/2016 9:00:00 AM
SB 208
SB 208 Sectional Analysis Version E.pdf SFIN 4/6/2016 9:00:00 AM
SB 208
SB 210 CSSB 210(FIN) - Sectional Analysis.pdf SFIN 4/6/2016 9:00:00 AM
SB 210
SB 210 CSSB 210(FIN) Sponsor Statement.pdf SFIN 4/6/2016 9:00:00 AM
SB 210
SB 210 CSSB 210 work draft version H.pdf SFIN 4/6/2016 9:00:00 AM
SB 210