Legislature(2017 - 2018)CAPITOL 106
04/11/2018 07:45 AM LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT
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ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE April 11, 2018 7:45 a.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 MEMBERS ABSENT Senator Lyman Hoffman Representative Dan Ortiz (alternate) COMMITTEE CALENDAR APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES EXECUTIVE SESSION PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION No previous action to record WITNESS REGISTER No witnesses to record ACTION NARRATIVE 7:45:33 AM CHAIR BERT STEDMAN called the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee meeting to order at 7:45 a.m. Representatives Kawasaki, Seaton, Spohnholz, and Josephson and Senators Stedman, Giessel, Bishop, and MacKinnon were present at the call to order. Representative Johnston and Senator von Imhof (alternate) arrived as the meeting was in progress. ^APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA 7:46:50 AM REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON made a motion that the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee approve the agenda. There being no objection, it was so ordered. ^APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES 7:47:09 AM CHAIR STEDMAN announced that the next order of business would be approval of the minutes. 7:47:23 AM REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON made a motion to approve the minutes of the March 6, 2018 meeting. There being no objection, the minutes from the meeting of March 6, 2018 were approved. ^EXECUTIVE SESSION EXECUTIVE SESSION 7:47:44 AM CHAIR STEDMAN announced that the next order of business would be to move into executive session. 7:48:00 AM REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON made a motion to move to executive session under Uniform Rule 22 for the purpose of discussing a waiver and contract amendment, and to consider a confidential audit report 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. In addition, he asked that the attorney and the investment consultant for the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee be authorized to remain in the room or on-line. 7:48:43 AM CHAIR STEDMAN announced there was no objection to the motion. 7:48:47 AM The committee took a brief at-ease. 7:49:14 AM CHAIR STEDMAN announced that there was a quorum, as there were nine members of the committee present. 7:49:26 AM The committee took an at-ease from 7:49 a.m. to 9:26 a.m. for the purpose of executive session. 9:26:07 AM CHAIR STEDMAN called the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee back to order at 9:26 a.m. Representatives Kawasaki, Seaton, Spohnholz, and Johnston, and Senators Stedman, Von Imhof (alternate), Bishop, Giessel, and MacKinnon were present at the call to order. 9:26:48 AM The committee took a brief at-ease. 9:27:05 AM SENATOR MACKINNON made a motion that the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee approve the waiver and contract amendment with Dr. Wenran Jiang for professional services as presented to the committee. There being no objection, it was so ordered. 9:27:24 AM SENATOR MACKINNON made a motion for the preliminary audit for the Department of Revenue - Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority asset management and other selected issues to be released to the appropriate agency for response. There being no objection, it was so ordered. 9:28:10 AM ADJOURNMENT There being no further business before the committee, the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee meeting was adjourned at 9:28 a.m.