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04/19/2018 03:30 PM CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB285 AND HB286

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04:01:32 PM Start
04:07:12 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
-- Delayed to 4:00 p.m. --
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+= HB 285 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= HB 286 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Department Education and Early Development TELECONFERENCED
Fund Capitalization
Language and Supplementals
               30TH ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                    
                      SECOND SESSION                                                                                            
          CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB285 and HB286                                                                               
                      April 19, 2018                                                                                            
                         4:01 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
4:01:32 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Chair Hoffman called the Conference Committee meeting on                                                                        
HB285 and HB286 to order at 4:01 p.m.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senate:                                                                                                                         
Senator Lyman Hoffman, Chair                                                                                                    
Senator Anna MacKinnon                                                                                                          
Senator Donny Olson                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
House:                                                                                                                          
Representative Paul Seaton, Vice-Chair                                                                                          
Representative Neal Foster                                                                                                      
Representative Steve Thompson                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
ALSO PRESENT:                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
David Teal,  Director, Legislative  Finance Division;  fiscal                                                                   
analysts  with  the  Office  of  Management  and  Budget  and                                                                   
Legislative   Finance  Division;   and  aides  to   committee                                                                   
members and other members of the Legislature.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SUMMARY                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 285    APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
          HB 285 was HEARD and HELD in committee for                                                                            
          further consideration.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 286    APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          HB 286 was HEARD and HELD in committee for                                                                            
          further consideration.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
DEPARTMENTS:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Education and Early Development                                                                                            
     Fund Capitalization                                                                                                        
     Language and Supplementals                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(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."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(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."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 286(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;    amending                                                                   
     appropriations;       and      making       supplemental                                                                   
     appropriations."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 286(FIN)                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations  for  the operating  and                                                                   
     loan  program  expenses  of  state  government  and  for                                                                   
     certain    programs;   capitalizing   funds;    amending                                                                   
     appropriations;   making  supplemental   appropriations;                                                                   
     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."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:03:26 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Chair  Hoffman  stated that  the  bill,  HB 287,  dealt  with                                                                   
early  funding  of  education  has  passed  both  bodies.  He                                                                   
stated that  up education items  that passed in HB  287 which                                                                   
were  also in  HB  286, the  operating  budget, and  removing                                                                   
those identical items from HB 286.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY DEVELOPMENT                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Seaton   moved  that  the  Committee   adopt  the                                                                   
following   in  the   Department  of   Education  and   Early                                                                   
Development's budget:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 2    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 4    Senate on both lines                                                                                             
     Item 5    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 6    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 7    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 8    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 9    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 13   Senate on all lines                                                                                              
     Item 14   Senate on both items                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There  being NO  OBJECTION, it  was so  ordered. This  action                                                                   
closes  items 1,  2, 4,  5, 6,  7, 8,  9, 13,  and 14  in the                                                                   
Department  of  Education  and  Early  Development's  budget,                                                                   
leaving items 3, 10, 11, 12, 15 and 16 open.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Chair Hoffman  announced that pink  slips would not  be sent.                                                                   
He stressed  that it  was a precautionary  measure  to ensure                                                                   
that they would retain their positions.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
FUND CAPITALIZATION                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair moved  that the Committee  adopt the  following in                                                                   
the Fund Capitalization budget:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Item 3    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 4    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 5    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 6    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 7    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 8    Senate                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There  being NO  OBJECTION, it  was so  ordered. This  action                                                                   
closes items  3, 4, 5,  6, 7, and  8 in Fund  Capitalization,                                                                   
leaving items 1, 2, 9, 10 and 11 OPEN.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
LANGUAGE and SUPPLEMENTAL ITEMS                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Seaton   MOVED  that  the  Committee   adopt  the                                                                   
following in Language Items:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Item 5    Senate                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There  being NO  OBJECTION, it  was so  ordered. This  action                                                                   
closes item  5 in Language  and Supplementals,  leaving items                                                                   
1, 2, 3 and 4 open.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Chair Hoffman  stated that the  next meeting would  be posted                                                                   
when there were  more items to discuss. He  stated that there                                                                   
would be conversations about public safety.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair   Seaton  MOVED   to  ADJOURN.   There  being   NO                                                                   
OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB  285  was   HEARD  and  HELD  in  committee   for  further                                                                   
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB  286  was   HEARD  and  HELD  in  committee   for  further                                                                   
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
4:07:12 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The meeting was adjourned at 4:07 p.m.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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