Legislature(2005 - 2006)HOUSE FINANCE 519

05/09/2005 08:30 AM FINANCE


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
-- Recessed to a Call of the Chair --
+= SB 153 INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS REVENUE BONDS TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
+ SB 22 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR BIRTHING CENTERS TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
+ SB 164 SALMON PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
+ SB 135 ASSAULT & CUSTODIAL INTERFERENCE TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
+= HB 68 APPROP: CAPITAL BUDGET TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= SB 73 STATE VIROLOGY LABORATORY TELECONFERENCED
Scheduled But Not Heard
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
HOUSE BILL NO. 68                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     "An    Act    making    capital    appropriations    and                                                                   
     appropriations to capitalize funds; and providing for                                                                      
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHERYL  FRASCA, DIRECTOR,  DIVISION OF  MANAGEMENT &  BUDGET,                                                                   
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, explained  the changes to SB 68.  She                                                                   
noted the priorities included in the budget.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
8:53:45 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer  asked if the  Senate Capital budget  included                                                                   
the museum  archives library  building  in the Department  of                                                                   
Education budget.  Ms. Frasca responded that it did not.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
8:54:33 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer asked about repairs  on the Governor's mansion                                                                   
and  the  Juneau   Pioneer's  Home  expenses.     Ms.  Frasca                                                                   
commented about possible options.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer  asked about a  recent amendment.   Ms. Frasca                                                                   
replied that it would be a match from the private sector.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Meyer inquired  about the  Fairbanks Virology  Lab.                                                                   
Ms. Frasca noted that it is being  completed by a certificate                                                                   
of participation whose first payment isn't due until FY 07.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer asked about the  Bethel Readiness Center.  Ms.                                                                   
Frasca  noted   that  general  funds  were   appropriated  to                                                                   
complete the state's match for the federal funds.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
8:56:58 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer inquired about  the integrated science complex                                                                   
differences.   Ms. Frasca replied  that they worked  from the                                                                   
University Board of Regents' list.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer  asked if the  university projects on  page 39                                                                   
are in  Senate's capital  budget.   Ms. Frasca  said some  of                                                                   
them are.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
8:59:10 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Chenault  asked if the Palmer Court  House expansion                                                                   
is in District 12.  Vice-Chair  Stoltze responded that it is.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer  asked how  much is in  the general  fund. Ms.                                                                   
Frasca replied $53.5 million.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 68 was HELD in Committee for further consideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
9:01:19 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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