Legislature(2017 - 2018)BUTROVICH 205

03/28/2017 11:00 AM RULES

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11:02:01 AM Start
11:02:53 AM HB143
11:12:26 AM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ HB 143 NAMING THE DANIEL R. FAUSKE BUILDING TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 143 Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony --
          HB 143-NAMING THE DANIEL R. FAUSKE BUILDING                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
11:02:53 AM                                                                                                                   
CHAIR MEYER announced consideration of HB 143.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
11:03:53 AM                                                                                                                   
REPRESENTATIVE  CHENAULT,   Alaska  State   Legislature,  Juneau,                                                               
Alaska,  sponsor of  HB  143,  said this  bill  names the  Alaska                                                               
Housing Finance Corporation building  at 4300 Boniface Parkway as                                                               
the  Daniel   R.  Fauske  Building.   He  related   Mr.  Fauske's                                                               
background and said  he did everything the State  of Alaska asked                                                               
him to do and it's time the state did something for this guy.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
He  was CEO  and  Executive Director  of  Alaska Housing  Finance                                                               
Corporation (AHFC) for  18 years. He grew it into  a $4.8 billion                                                               
asset  for  the  state.  He helped  provide  roughly  about  $1.9                                                               
billion  in dividends  back to  the state  in that  timeframe. He                                                               
worked through  the weatherization  programs and  energy rebates,                                                               
and was  tasked with getting  gas to Alaskans through  the Alaska                                                               
Gasline Development  Corporation (AGDC).  He worked  across party                                                               
lines.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
11:06:22 AM                                                                                                                   
SENATOR  MICCICHE recommended  reviewing  the fact  sheet on  Mr.                                                               
Fauske as he had done many things for the state.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  KELLY  said   that  Dan  Fauske  had   been  a  "utility                                                               
infielder" for  the state  and has done  everything it  has asked                                                               
and done  it well. He was  one of the most  reliable and informed                                                               
people the state  has had working for it. He  has worked for both                                                               
Republican and  Democrat administrations;  it doesn't  bother him                                                               
which one.  He always just  gives you  the truth, and  that's why                                                               
they  throw him  the  ball  constantly. He'll  be  proud to  vote                                                               
tomorrow to name  this building after Mr. Fauske  and wished they                                                               
could do more.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
11:07:44 AM                                                                                                                   
SENATOR  GARDNER remembered  during  one of  the gasline  debates                                                               
that someone said Dan Fauske is the best employee the state has.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  CHENAULT  remembered  back  during  the  pipeline                                                               
hearings  in   Fairbanks  somebody  called  him   "Superman."  He                                                               
affectionately called him Clark Kent.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR KELLY  added that when  he left AGDC  it was on  time and                                                               
under budget.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MEYER  opened public testimony  and finding  no comments,                                                               
closed it.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  MACKINNON noted  the multiple  letters  of support  from                                                               
Alaskans for HB 143.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
11:11:57 AM                                                                                                                   
SENATOR  MACKINNON moved  to report  HB 143  from committee  with                                                               
individual recommendations  and attached zero fiscal  note. There                                                               
were no objections and it was so ordered.                                                                                       

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB0143A.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
HB 143 Fiscal Note.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
HB 143 Sponsor Statement.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
D_Fauske.Accomplishments_AHFC.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143-Dan Fauske Bio April 2015.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
Alaska_Statutes.Public_Facililty_Names.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
HB 143-Support-Bitney.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
HB 143-Support-Curzie.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
HB 143-Support-Rose.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
HB 143-Support-Tracey.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
HB 143-Support-Welterlen.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143
HB143-Support-Urbina.pdf SRLS 3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
HB 143