Legislature(2017 - 2018)SENATE FINANCE 532

06/06/2017 04:00 PM CONFERENCE COMMITTEES ON HB 57 AND HB 59

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Audio Topic
04:00:49 PM Start
04:04:57 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
= HB 57 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS
Heard & Held
= HB 59 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET
Heard & Held
Department of Administration
Department of Commerce, Community and
Economic Development
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(FIN) am(brf sup maj fld)(efd fld)                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     loan  program  expenses  of state  government  and  for                                                                    
     certain   programs;   capitalizing   funds;   repealing                                                                    
     appropriations; and  making supplemental appropriations                                                                    
     and reappropriations."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(FIN) am S                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     loan  program  expenses  of state  government  and  for                                                                    
     certain   programs;   capitalizing   funds;   repealing                                                                    
     appropriations; making  supplemental appropriations and                                                                    
     reappropriations; 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."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 59(FIN)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     capital    expenses   of    the   state's    integrated                                                                    
     comprehensive mental health  program; and providing for                                                                    
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 59(FIN)                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     capital    expenses   of    the   state's    integrated                                                                    
     comprehensive mental health  program; and providing for                                                                    
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:01:04 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Seaton  indicated  that  limited  powers  of  free                                                                    
conference  had  been granted  by  both  the House  and  the                                                                    
Senate. He  invited David Teal, Director  of the Legislative                                                                    
Finance  Division  to  join legislators  at  the  table.  He                                                                    
explained  how any  objections would  be  handled. If  there                                                                    
were an  objection, he  would make  a note  of the  Item and                                                                    
hold it  aside. The committee  would continue to  go through                                                                    
the  other items  in the  department, adopt  them, and  then                                                                    
come back  to any  item that had  an objection.  He reported                                                                    
that  the  conference  committee would  be  addressing  open                                                                    
items  in  HB 57  and  HB  59  based  on the  motion  sheets                                                                    
distributed  to  members  earlier  dated  June  6th  on  the                                                                    
Department  of Administration  (DOA) and  the Department  of                                                                    
Commerce, Community, and Economic Development (DCCED).                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
4:02:25 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Hoffman  MOVED  to  ADOPT   the  following  in  the                                                                    
Department of Administration's budget:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 2    House                                                                                                            
     Item 3    House                                                                                                            
     Item 4    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 5    House                                                                                                            
     Item 6    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 7    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 8    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 9    House                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Seaton  indicated  that   the  action  closed  the                                                                    
conference-able items in the Department of Administration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
4:03:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Hoffmann  MOVED  to  ADOPT  the  following  in  the                                                                    
Department    of   Commerce,    Community,   and    Economic                                                                    
Development's budget:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Line 1 House                                                                                                     
     Item 1    Line 2 House                                                                                                     
     Item 2    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 3    Senate                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Seaton  indicated  that   the  action  closed  the                                                                    
conference-able  items   in  the  Department   of  Commerce,                                                                    
Community and Economic Development.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Seaton conveyed  that once  the next  meeting date                                                                    
and time  was determined,  the meeting  would be  noticed on                                                                    
BASIS. He expected that the  Conference Committee would meet                                                                    
again later in the current week.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB  57  was   HEARD  and  HELD  in   committee  for  further                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB  59  was   HEARD  and  HELD  in   committee  for  further                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffmann  relayed that the Senate  was encouraged by                                                                    
the current  meeting and was  looking forward  to continuing                                                                    
to work  cooperatively with the  other body to take  care of                                                                    
the state's business.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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