Legislature(2017 - 2018)HOUSE FINANCE 519

01/15/2018 04:00 PM LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT

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Audio Topic
03:59:44 PM Start
04:00:31 PM Approval of Agenda
04:01:18 PM Approval of Minutes
04:01:48 PM Executive Session
04:51:19 PM Final Audit Reports
04:52:15 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
EXECUTIVE SESSION - Final Audit Reports
a. DCCED - Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
(Sunset)
b. DCCED - Board of Pharmacy (Sunset)
c. DCCED - AK Tourism Marketing Board (Sunset)
d. DCCED - Board of Social Work Examiners
(Sunset)
+ Other Committee Business TELECONFERENCED
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
             LEGISLATIVE BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE                                                                           
                        January 15, 2018                                                                                        
                           3:59 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Bert Stedman, Chair                                                                                                     
Senator Anna MacKinnon                                                                                                          
Senator Cathy Giessel                                                                                                           
Senator Click Bishop                                                                                                            
Senator Natasha von Imhof (alternate)                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Andy Josephson, Vice Chair                                                                                       
Representative Scott Kawasaki                                                                                                   
Representative Paul Seaton                                                                                                      
Representative Ivy Spohnholz                                                                                                    
Representative Jennifer Johnston                                                                                                
Representative Dan Ortiz (alternate)                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Lyman Hoffman                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
APPROVAL OF AGENDA                                                                                                              
APPROVAL OF MINUTES                                                                                                             
EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                                               
FINAL AUDIT REPORTS                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
No previous action to record                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
No witnesses to record                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:59:44 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  BERT  STEDMAN  called the  Legislative  Budget  and  Audit                                                             
Committee  meeting  to  order  at   3:59  p.m.    Representatives                                                               
Kawasaki,  Seaton,  Spohnholz,  Johnston,  Josephson,  and  Ortiz                                                               
(alternate)  and Senators  Stedman,  MacKinnon, Bishop,  Giessel,                                                               
and Von Imhof (alternate) were present at the call to order.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
^APPROVAL OF AGENDA                                                                                                           
                       APPROVAL OF AGENDA                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:00:31 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STEDMAN  announced that the  first order of  business would                                                               
be approval  of the agenda, and  he asked to add  the Legislative                                                               
Auditor's  report  on  the  [Alaska  State]  Legislature  to  the                                                               
agenda.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:00:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON  moved that  the Legislative  Budget and                                                               
Audit  Committee approve  the  agenda with  the  addition of  the                                                               
request  from  Chair Stedman.    There  being no  objection,  the                                                               
agenda was approved.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
^APPROVAL OF MINUTES                                                                                                          
                      APPROVAL OF MINUTES                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:01:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STEDMAN announced that the  next order of business would be                                                               
the approval of the minutes.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON  moved that  the Legislative  Budget and                                                               
Audit  Committee approve  the minutes  of the  December 14,  2017                                                               
meeting.  There being no objection, the minutes were approved.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
^EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                                            
                       EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
4:01:48 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STEDMAN announced that the  next order of business would be                                                               
to move into executive session.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON  moved that  the Legislative  Budget and                                                               
Audit Committee go  into executive session under  Uniform Rule 22                                                               
for the  purpose of discussing  confidential audit  reports under                                                               
AS 24.20.301.  He asked  that the following individuals remain in                                                               
the  room or  on-line:    Kris Curtis,  necessary  staff for  the                                                               
Legislative Audit Division,  any legislators that are  not on the                                                               
Legislative  Budget  and  Audit Committee,  and  any  legislative                                                               
staff working for  committee members.  There  being no objection,                                                               
it was so ordered.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
4:02:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee  took an at-ease  from 4:02  p.m. to 4:50  p.m. for                                                               
the purpose of an executive session.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
4:50:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STEDMAN  called the Legislative Budget  and Audit Committee                                                               
back  to order.    Representatives  Kawasaki, Seaton,  Spohnholz,                                                               
Johnston,  and   Josephson,  and  Senators   Stedman,  MacKinnon,                                                               
Bishop, Giessel,  and Von Imhof  (alternate) were present  at the                                                               
call to order.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
^FINAL AUDIT REPORTS                                                                                                          
                      FINAL AUDIT REPORTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:51:19 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STEDMAN  announced that the  final order of  business would                                                               
be the final audit reports.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
4:51:27 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON  moved that  the Legislative  Budget and                                                               
Audit Committee  release to  the public  the final  audit reports                                                               
for the Department of Commerce,  Community & Economic Development                                                               
Alcohol  Beverage  Control  Board,  the Board  of  Pharmacy,  the                                                               
Alaska  Tourism Marketing  Board, and  the Board  of Social  Work                                                               
Examiners.    He moved  that  the  Legislative Budget  and  Audit                                                               
Committee release the final audit  from the independent auditor's                                                               
report  for  the  Alaska  State  Legislature.    There  being  no                                                               
objection, the final budget reports were released.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
4:52:15 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There  being  no  further  business  before  the  committee,  the                                                               
Legislative Budget  and Audit Committee meeting  was adjourned at                                                               
4:52 p.m.                                                                                                                       

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