Legislature(2017 - 2018)
2017-07-01 House JournalFull Journal pdf
2017-07-01 House Journal Page 1717 HB 59 The following letter was dated June 30 and received July 1 at 10:37 a.m.: "Dear Speaker Edgmon: On this date I have signed the following bill passed by the first special session of the Thirtieth Alaska State Legislature and am transmitting the engrossed and enrolled copies to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor for permanent filing: CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 59 "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." Chapter No. 1, FSSLA 2017 [Effective Date: July 1, 2017] I am committed to a responsible budget that provides for essential mental health services to the public. I am encouraged to see that the Legislature shares this vision and has funded the FY2018 comprehensive mental health program contained in this bill within less than one-half of one percent of my December proposal. Sincerely, /s/ Bill Walker Governor"