Legislature(2001 - 2002)

03/20/2001 09:04 AM FIN

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     SENATE BILL NO. 137                                                                                                        
     "An Act relating to the allocation of money appropriated to                                                                
     the Alaska Human Resource Investment Council; and providing                                                                
     for an effective date."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
This was  the second  hearing for  this bill in  the Senate  Finance                                                            
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  JOHN TORGERSON  presented  the  fiscal note,  pointing  out                                                            
$3,051,046 is appropriated  to the University of Alaska and $500,918                                                            
is appropriated  to the Kotzebue Technical Center  and $1,001,836 is                                                            
appropriated to the Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTC).                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Austerman commented  that the purpose of similar legislation                                                            
introduced  the prior session,  was to provide  funds to assist  the                                                            
University in reaching  a goal of a $16 million budget increase.  He                                                            
asked SB 137 would accomplish this.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Torgerson  noted this  legislation  provides  funds to  the                                                            
University.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Wilken offered  a motion  to report  CS SB  137 (FIN)  from                                                            
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
There was no objection and the bill MOVED from Committee.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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