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2023-01-19 House Journal

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2023-01-19                     House Journal                      Page 0041
HB 40                                                                                                                         
HOUSE BILL NO. 40 by the House Rules Committee by request of                                                                    
the Governor, entitled:                                                                                                         
     "An Act making appropriations, including capital appropriations                                                            
     and other appropriations; making supplemental appropriations;                                                              
     making appropriations to capitalize funds; and providing for an                                                            
     effective date."                                                                                                           
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
The Governor's transmittal letter dated January 17 follows:                                                                     
"Dear Chief Clerk:                                                                                                              
Under the authority of Article III, Section 18 of the Alaska                                                                    
Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to appropriations for the                                                       
State’s capital budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024.                                                                               
This appropriation bill includes $266.3 million in unrestricted general                                                         
funds, $72.7 million in designated general funds, $109.7 million in                                                             
other state funds, and $1,661.7 million in federal funds.                                                                       
The FY 2024 proposed capital budget invests in projects that enhance                                                            
public protection and generate economic activity for the state, provides                                                        
matching funds for federal surface transportation and aviation, water                                                           
and wastewater programs, and funds deferred maintenance programs                                                                
for aging state assets.                                                                                                         
I look forward to working with the Legislature on the timely passage                                                            
and implementation of the FY 2024 capital budget.                                                                               
Mike Dunleavy