Legislature(2015 - 2016)

02/25/2016 07:01 AM BUD


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07:01:55 AM Start
07:03:08 AM Approval of Minutes
07:03:45 AM Executive Session
07:43:34 AM Other Committee Business
07:44:54 AM Adjourn
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                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
             LEGISLATIVE BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE                                                                           
                       February 25, 2016                                                                                        
                           7:01 a.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Mike Hawker, Chair                                                                                               
Representative Kurt Olson                                                                                                       
Representative Steve Thompson                                                                                                   
Representative Sam Kito                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Anna MacKinnon, Vice Chair                                                                                              
Senator Cathy Giessel                                                                                                           
Senator Bert Stedman                                                                                                            
Senator Click Bishop                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Lance Pruitt                                                                                                     
Representative Mark Neuman (alternate)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Lyman Hoffman                                                                                                           
Senator Pete Kelly (alternate)                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
APPROVAL OF MINUTES                                                                                                             
EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                                               
OTHER COMMITTEE BUSINESS                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
No previous action to record                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
No witnesses to record                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
7:01:55 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MIKE  HAWKER  called  the  Legislative  Budget  and  Audit                                                             
Committee meeting to order at  7:01 a.m.  Representatives Hawker,                                                               
Thompson, and  Kito and Senators MacKinnon,  Giessel, Bishop, and                                                               
Stedman were present at the  call to order.  Representative Olson                                                               
arrived as the meeting was in progress.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
7:03:08 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR HAWKER announced that the  first order of business would be                                                               
for approval of the minutes.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
^Approval of Minutes                                                                                                          
                      Approval of Minutes                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
7:03:18 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MACKINNON made  a motion to approve the  minutes from the                                                               
LB&A  meetings of  January 29,  2016, and  February 11,  2016, as                                                               
presented.    There being  no  objection,  the minutes  from  the                                                               
meetings  of  January  29,  2016, and  February  11,  2016,  were                                                               
approved.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
^Executive Session                                                                                                            
                       Executive Session                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
7:03:45 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR HAWKER announced  that the next order of  business would be                                                               
to move into an Executive Session.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
7:03:55 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MACKINNON made  a motion that the  Legislative Budget and                                                               
Audit  Committee  enter into  executive  session  as provided  by                                                               
Uniform  Rule   22(b)(1)  since   the  meeting  will   involve  a                                                               
discussion  of matters,  that the  immediate knowledge  of, would                                                               
adversely affect the finances of a government unit.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
7:04:15 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR STEDMAN objected, requesting that  his aide be allowed to                                                               
remain for the Executive Session.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR HAWKER acknowledged that staff  of seated committee members                                                               
were invited to stay for the Executive Session.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
7:04:32 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR STEDMAN removed his objection.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
There  being  no  further  objection,  the  committee  went  into                                                               
executive session at 7:04 a.m.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
7:04:39 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee took an at-ease from 7:04 a.m. to 7:43 a.m.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
7:43:20 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR HAWKER brought the committee  back to order, reporting that                                                               
the Executive Session had discussed  the potential procurement of                                                               
additional  oil  and  gas  consultants,  and  had  no  additional                                                               
business to  bring before the  committee on this subject  at this                                                               
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
^Other Committee Business                                                                                                     
                    Other Committee Business                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
7:43:34 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR HAWKER announced that the  final order of business would be                                                               
for other  committee business.  He  noted that there was  not any                                                               
further business to discuss.   He shared announcements for future                                                               
committee meetings.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
7:44:54 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There  being  no  further  business  before  the  committee,  the                                                               
Legislative Budget  and Audit Committee meeting  was adjourned at                                                               
7:44 a.m.                                                                                                                       

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