Legislature(2017 - 2018)SENATE FINANCE 532

05/08/2017 01:30 PM FINANCE

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01:33:44 PM Start
01:34:23 PM SB23
02:09:47 PM Adjourn
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SENATE BILL NO. 23                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act   making  appropriations,   including  capital                                                                    
     appropriations,       supplemental      appropriations,                                                                    
     reappropriations,  and   other  appropriations;  making                                                                    
     appropriations to  capitalize funds; and  providing for                                                                    
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
1:34:23 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Bishop MOVED to ADOPT proposed committee                                                                             
substitute for SB 23, Work Draft 30-GS1854\O (Martin,                                                                           
5/17/17).                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon OBJECTED for discussion.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
1:34:47 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:35:44 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
LAURA CRAMER, STAFF, SENATOR ANNA MACKINNON, discussed a                                                                        
Summary of Changes document (copy on file):                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Section  1, Pages  2-8:  Agency capital  appropriations                                                                    
     proposed  by the  Governor and  amended  by the  Senate                                                                    
     Finance Committee                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Changes:                                                                                                                   
     Page 2,  line 24:  Add language that  the appropriation                                                                    
     to the Alaska  Energy Authority - Bulk  fuel program is                                                                    
     conditional upon receiving matching federal funds                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Eliminated  Federal funding  to AEA  for the  Bulk Fuel                                                                    
     Upgrades and  Rural Power Systems  upgrades $20,146,000                                                                    
     -   significant   amount    of   prior   year   federal                                                                    
     authorization                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Page  3,  line  9:  Reduced the  appropriation  to  the                                                                    
     Inter-Island Ferry Authority by ($135,000)                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Page  3, line  11:  Inserted language  relating to  the                                                                    
     reappropriation  found  in  Section 33  to  the  Inter-                                                                    
     Island  Ferry  Authority  for   $135,000  from  a  past                                                                    
     appropriation providing a total of $250,000                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Page 3,  line 14:  Marine Exchange  of Alaska  - Alaska                                                                    
     Vessel Tracking System  Upgrades and Expansion: Reduced                                                                    
     this request from $600.0 to  $400.0 - In line with FY17                                                                    
     funding level                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Page  4, line  15: $20  million appropriation  from the                                                                    
     Alaska  Capital  Income  Fund  to  the  Office  of  the                                                                    
     Governor for  state-wide agency deferred  maintenance -                                                                    
     carry's out the intent of SB 107                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Page 4,  line 17:  Intent language  that the  Office of                                                                    
     the Governor prioritize  deferred maintenance needs and                                                                    
     distribute the  funds to  address the  highest priority                                                                    
     issues                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Page  6, line  12:  Alaska  Permanent Fund  Corporation                                                                    
     Headquarters Renovation $4,050,000 APFC receipts                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Page 6, line 30:  AHFC Supplemental Housing Development                                                                    
     Program - reduced the appropriation  from $3 million to                                                                    
     $2.25 million - this was the FY17 funding level                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Page  6,  line  32:  AHFC Teacher,  Health  and  Public                                                                    
     safety Professionals Housing  reduced the appropriation                                                                    
     from $1.750 million to $1 million - FY17 funding level                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
1:39:43 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon referred to page 6, line 12; and                                                                             
clarified that the funds were from the Alaska Permanent                                                                         
Fund Corporation.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer continued addressing the changes to the CS:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Page  7, line  15: Reduced  State Equipment  Fleet from                                                                    
     $15 million to $12.5 million                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Page 7,  line 11:  Alaska Marine Highway  System Vessel                                                                    
     Overhaul the  funding source was switched  from General                                                                    
     Funds to  Marine Highway  Vessel Replacement  Funds and                                                                    
     reduced by $1 million                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Page  7, line  21: Reduced  Federal Program  Match from                                                                    
     $58 million to $12 million                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Page  7, line  26:  Inserted language  relating to  the                                                                    
     reappropriation  found in  Section  32 for  Federal-Aid                                                                    
     Highway State Match totaling  $43.2 million - providing                                                                    
     total match of $55.2 mil  (a reduction of $2.8 mil from                                                                    
     $58 mil)                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     **The  breakout of  aviation and  highway projects  has                                                                    
     been provided to members and is posted online                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Ms.   Cramer   referred   to   the   document,   "Dept.   of                                                                    
Transportation -  Federal Match Aviation and  Highway List,"                                                                    
(copy on file) which was  a breakout of aviation and highway                                                                    
projects submitted  by the Department of  Transportation and                                                                    
Public  Facilities  (DOT).  She stated  that  typically  the                                                                    
projects were  listed in the  bill, however it was  not done                                                                    
so in the  current bill to provide more  flexibility for the                                                                    
department  to  move  up  and  down  the  list  as  projects                                                                    
stalled.  It was  thought that  the change  would allow  the                                                                    
department  to  complete  more  projects  with  the  limited                                                                    
amount of funding it received.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Ms.  Cramer  continued  addressing the  Summary  of  Changes                                                                    
document:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Items removed from the Governor's requested budget in                                                                      
     Section 1:                                                                                                                 
          The appropriation to the Life Alaska Donor                                                                            
          Services because this has been included in the                                                                        
          Operating Budget, $80,000 receipts                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          Public and Community Transportation State Match                                                                       
          $1,000,000,000                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 2 pages 9-11: The breakout of funding by agency                                                                       
     for the appropriations made in section 1                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 3 pages 12-13: The breakout of statewide funding                                                                      
     for the appropriations made in section 1                                                                                   
     UGF - $84,714,674                                                                                                          
     DGF- $37,650,000                                                                                                           
     Other - $57,618,930                                                                                                        
     Fed Receipts - $1,186,992,943                                                                                              
     TOTAL - $1,366,976,547                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Page 8, line 22: Added $5 million from the Alaska                                                                          
     Capitol Income Fund to the University of Alaska for                                                                        
     Deferred Maintenance                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer summarized that there  was a total of $25 million                                                                    
in   Section  1   for   deferred   maintenance,  which   was                                                                    
approximately the amount in the Alaska Capital Income Fund.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
1:43:34 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer continued to discuss the Summary of Changes:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 4 page 14: Supplemental capital projects and                                                                          
     grants                                                                                                                     
     Items not included from the Governor's Supp Capital                                                                        
     request:                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Reappropriation from the Juneau Access Project to                                                                          
     Arctic Strategic Transportation and Resources Project                                                                      
     $7,798,000                                                                                                                 
     Transportation Infrastructure Enhancement in Greater                                                                       
     Lynn Canal $34,140,100                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 5 page 15: Funding by agency for the                                                                                  
     appropriations made in Sec. 4                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.   6   page   16:   Statewide   funding   for   the                                                                    
     appropriations made in Sec. 4                                                                                              
          UGF:      $75,000                                                                                                     
          DGF:      $4,680,000                                                                                                  
          OTHER:    $9,000,000                                                                                                  
          TOTAL:    $13,755,000                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 7 page 17-37: supplemental operating items                                                                            
     proposed by the Governor                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
1:45:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Bishop asked if Ms.  Cramer had been referring to                                                                    
Section 7, pages 17 to 37.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer answered in the affirmative.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator  von  Imhof asked  about  the  meaning of  operating                                                                    
expenditures in the capital budget.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon  explained that standard practice  was to                                                                    
roll  the supplemental  request from  the governor  into the                                                                    
capital  budget, because  the operating  budget had  already                                                                    
left the body.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Ms.  Cramer reminded  that the  items  being discussed  were                                                                    
supplemental  items and  therefore  applied  to the  current                                                                    
fiscal year.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon added that  the committee hoped the items                                                                    
were one-time items.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer continued discussing the Summary of Changes:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  8   page  38-43:   Funding  by  agency   for  the                                                                    
     appropriations made in Sec. 7                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.   9  page   44-46:  Statewide   funding  for   the                                                                    
     appropriations made in Sec. 7                                                                                              
          UGF:            $47,660,200                                                                                           
          DGF:            $11,680,900                                                                                           
          Other:          $270,100                                                                                              
          Fed Rcpts:      $42,030,700                                                                                           
          TOTAL:          $101,641,900                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Sections   10-19  are   primarily  Governor's   request                                                                    
     supplemental language sections as follows:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.   10  (a)   page   47,  line   1:  Department   of                                                                    
     Administration  -   labor  contract   negotiations  and                                                                    
     arbitration  support   $792,000  -extends   lapse  date                                                                    
     through FY18                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 10 (b) Line 7:  Reappropriation of $3 million from                                                                    
     the  Department of  Public Safety  for the  Alaska Land                                                                    
     Mobile Radio System                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  11  page 47,  line  12:  Department of  Commerce,                                                                    
     Community, And Economic  Development - Appropriation of                                                                    
     $630,000  of  Federal  Receipts   to  the  Division  of                                                                    
     Insurance  for  the  health insurance  enforcement  and                                                                    
     consumer protection grant for  Fiscal years 17, 18, and                                                                    
     19                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 12  page 47, line 17:  Department of Environmental                                                                    
     Conservation - Appropriation from  the general fund for                                                                    
     $5,740,000 to  fulfill the terms  of the  Settlement in                                                                    
     State  v.  Williams  Alaska   Petroleum,  Inc.  -  also                                                                    
    referred to as the Flint Hills refinery settlement                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
1:48:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer continued to address the changes in the CS:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 13 (a) page 47,  line 22: Department of Health and                                                                    
     Social Services  - (a)  Medicaid language  necessary to                                                                    
     cover potential program shortfall for FY17                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 13 (b) Line 28:  (b) Federal Receipt authority for                                                                    
     the Medicaid program of $238,500,000                                                                                       
     Sec. 14 page 47, line 31  - page 48, line 5: Department                                                                    
     of  Labor and  Workforce Development  - Reappropriation                                                                    
     to  the  Department  in  the  amount  of  $213,155  for                                                                    
     deferred maintenance, renewal, repair, and equipment                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  15 page  48,  line  6: Department  of  Law -  (a)                                                                    
     Judgements   and  settlements   broken  out   -  total:                                                                    
     $228,671  - not  included is  the judgment  for Planned                                                                    
     Parenthood of  the Great Northwest  v. State  of Alaska                                                                    
     for $1,022,805                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 15  (b) Line  19: (b) provides  additional general                                                                    
     funds necessary to pay judgments  against the state for                                                                    
     FY17 beyond that provided in Sec 15(a)                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer highlighted that there would an adjustment to                                                                        
Section 15 in a subsequent CS. She continued addressing the                                                                     
Summary of Changes:                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Sec  15 (c)  Line 26:  (c) extends  lapse provision  to                                                                    
     include  FY18  and  FY19  for  the  reappropriation  of                                                                    
     $2,000,000 to  the Department  for outside  counsel and                                                                    
     experts and  for the state's share  of interim remedial                                                                    
     actions to  protect the health, safety,  and welfare of                                                                    
     the people in  the North Pole area  for FY14-19 (simply                                                                    
     added fiscal year 19 to this language)                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 16  page 49, line 4:  Department of Transportation                                                                    
     and Public  Facilities - $5,500,000  appropriation from                                                                    
     the  General  Fund  for fulfilling  the  terms  of  the                                                                    
     signed  consent  agreement  and final  order  with  the                                                                    
     United    States   Environmental    Protection   Agency                                                                    
     regarding the decommissioning  and remediation of Class                                                                    
     V injection wells  (this is reduced from  $8 million at                                                                    
     $5.5 million is the amount needed for FY17 and FY18)                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 17 page  49, line 9: Debt and  Other Obligations -                                                                    
     subsections   (a)   reduces   the  amount   for   early                                                                    
     redemption  on debt  related  to international  airport                                                                    
     revenue bonds                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Sec  17 (b)  Page 50,  line 1:  reduces the  amount for                                                                    
     debt service on (b)(j)  Goose Creek Correctional Center                                                                    
     by $655,500 due to savings associated with refinancing                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
1:51:34 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer continued to list changes to the CS:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  17  (c) Line  8:  appropriates  $745,000 for  the                                                                    
     costs associated with  issuing previously authorized GO                                                                    
     Bonds. $3  million for this  purpose lapsed at  the end                                                                    
     of FY16                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Line 12: (d) If federal  receipts are not sufficient to                                                                    
     cover  international  airports,  the  deficient  amount                                                                    
     would be borrowed from the General Fund                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Line  18:  (e)  Allows  for the  repayment  in  (d)  if                                                                    
     necessary (d) and  ¼DUHQHFHVVDU\DVDUHVXOWRI,5,6                                                                    
     functionality                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 18  page 50,  line 23:  Fund Capitalization  - (a)                                                                    
     $3,000,000  is appropriated  from the  General Fund  to                                                                    
     the Disaster Relief Fund                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Sec 18  (b) Line 25: $288,000,000  is appropriated from                                                                    
     the  Statutory Reserve  Fund  to the  oil  and gas  tax                                                                    
     credit fund to pay outstanding tax credit liabilities                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 19 page  50, line 28: Fund Transfer  - Revises the                                                                    
     date  and  amount to  be  transferred  to the  oil  and                                                                    
     hazardous substance  prevention account in the  oil and                                                                    
     hazardous  substance  prevention  and response  fund  -                                                                    
     Change is on page 51 lines 6 and 7 (3)                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  20 page  51, line  9: Federal  and Other  Program                                                                    
     Receipts - Standard  Federal receipt authority language                                                                    
     for  agency's  to  receive Federal  and  other  receipt                                                                    
     authority from Legislative Budget and Audit                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 21  page 51, line  18: Insurance Claims  - amounts                                                                    
     to be  received in  settlement of insurance  claims are                                                                    
     appropriated  to the  general fund  from the  (1) State                                                                    
     insurance   catastrophe   reserve    account   or   (2)                                                                    
     appropriate state agency to mitigate the loss                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 22 page 51, line  23: National Petroleum Reserve -                                                                    
     Alaska Impact  Grant appropriated to the  Department of                                                                    
     Commerce,  Community,  and   Economic  development  for                                                                    
     capital  project grants  under the  NPR-A impact  grant                                                                    
     program. This  year's grants total $1,378,346  and will                                                                    
     be  distributed   to  the  City  of   Barrow,  City  of                                                                    
     Wainwright, and the City of Anaktuvuk Pass                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  23  Page  52,  line  3:  Alaska  Housing  Finance                                                                    
     Corporation   -  Amends   the  FY18   Operating  Budget                                                                    
     reducing the  AHFC dividend that is  deposited into the                                                                    
     General Fund  by the  capital and  operating operations                                                                    
     that  are made  in FY18  using  a portion  of the  AHFC                                                                    
     dividend                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  24  page  52,  line 9:  Department  of  Commerce,                                                                    
     Community, and Economic  Development - Reappropriations                                                                    
     for:   (a)    Alaska   Energy    Authority   Electrical                                                                    
     Emergencies- not to exceed $330,000                                                                                        
     Page  52,  line  15:  (b)  unexpended  and  unobligated                                                                    
     balance of  the renewable  energy grant  fund estimated                                                                    
     to  be $3,200,000  is reappropriated  to Alaska  Energy                                                                    
     Authority for Rural Power Systems Upgrades                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
1:55:39 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer continued to address changes to the bill:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 25 page  52, line 18: Department  of Corrections -                                                                    
     Reappropriations  for:  (a)  Underground  storage  tank                                                                    
     upgrades - not exceed $1,850,000                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Line 24: (b)  Deferred maintenance, renovation, repair,                                                                    
     and equipment - not to exceed $740,000                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 26 page 52, line 30  - page 55, line 2: Department                                                                    
     of  Education and  Early Development  - Reappropriation                                                                    
     of  past  major  maintenance   projects  to  the  Major                                                                    
    Maintenance grant fund - estimated to be $3,503,492                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 27 page 55, line 3:  Department of Fish and Game -                                                                    
     Reappropriation for  vessels and  aircraft maintenance,                                                                    
     repair, and upgrades - not to exceed $500,000                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  28 page  55, line  12: Department  of Health  and                                                                    
     Social  Services -  Reappropriations  for (a)  Deferred                                                                    
     maintenance,  renovation,  repair,  and  equipment  for                                                                    
     Alaska Pioneers' Homes - not to exceed $773,432                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Line 22: (b)  Deferred maintenance, renovation, repair,                                                                    
     and equipment  for facilities  of the  department other                                                                    
     than Alaska Pioneers' Homes - not to exceed $382,143                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  29  page 56,  line  1:  Department of  Labor  and                                                                    
     Workforce  Development -  Reappropriation for  deferred                                                                    
     maintenance, renewal,  repair, and  equipment -  not to                                                                    
     exceed $550,000                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  30  page  56,  line  11:  Department  of  Natural                                                                    
     Resources   -   Reappropriation    for   the   national                                                                    
     recreation  trails  federal  grant  program  -  not  to                                                                    
     exceed $150,000                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 31 page  56, line 17: Department of  Revenue - (a)                                                                    
     appropriation  from   the  General  fund  to   the  Tax                                                                    
     Division for  reprogramming the tax  revenue management                                                                    
     system and revenue  online tax portal - HB  111 oil and                                                                    
     gas tax  credit bill  implementation $1,200,000  - this                                                                    
     is  contingent  on  passage   of  HB  111  (Contingency                                                                    
     language found in Sec. 38)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Line  20: (b)  appropriation from  the General  fund to                                                                    
     the  Tax division  for Tax  Division for  reprogramming                                                                    
     the tax  revenue management  system and  revenue online                                                                    
     tax  portal  -   SB  25/HB  60  Motor   Fuel  Tax  bill                                                                    
     implementation $50,000-  this is contingent  on passage                                                                    
     of SB 25/HB 60 (Contingency language found in Sec. 38)                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 32 page 56,  line 23: Department of Transportation                                                                    
     and Public  Facilities -  Reappropriations (a)  for the                                                                    
     Izembek Road project - not to exceed $10,000,000                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Line 29: (b) Federal-aid Highway  match - not to exceed                                                                    
     $7,798,000                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
1:59:10 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1:59:39 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer continued discussing the bill changes:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Page  57,  line  4:  (c) Federal-aid  Highway  match  -                                                                    
     unexpended balance estimated to be $2,179,929                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Line  13: (d)  Federal-aid highway  match -  unexpended                                                                    
     balance estimated to be $481,530                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Line 18:  (e) Harbor  facility grant fund  - unexpended                                                                    
     balance estimated to be $281,393                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Line  23: (f)  Federal-aid  Highway  match -  estimated                                                                    
     balance total: $32,741,646  - reappropriations start on                                                                    
     page 57, line 26 - page 69 line 8 (118 reapprops)                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer  explained that following the  subsection was all                                                                    
the  reappropriations  that rolled  up  to  the federal  aid                                                                    
match program, and  the material went through  page 69, line                                                                    
6. She continued to address the Summary of Changes:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Page 69,  line 9  - page  71, line  5: (g)  Cleaning up                                                                    
     Federal   Authorization   -   Consolidates   previously                                                                    
     authorized federal-aid highway  appropriations into one                                                                    
     new  appropriation for  efficiencies in  the management                                                                    
     of  the appropriations  in  IRIS -  estimated  to be  a                                                                    
     total   of   $675,600,000,    reappropriated   to   the                                                                    
     Department of Transportation  and Public Facilities for                                                                    
     previously   authorized  federal-aid   highway  surface                                                                    
     transportation program projects                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Page 71,  line 6 -  page 72,  line 25: (h)  Cleaning up                                                                    
     Federal   Authorization   -   Consolidates   previously                                                                    
     authorized    federal-aid   aviation    rural   airport                                                                    
     improvement    into   one    new   appropriation    for                                                                    
     efficiencies  in the  management of  the appropriations                                                                    
     in  IRIS -  estimated to  be a  total of  $247,600,000,                                                                    
     reappropriated to the Department of Transportation and                                                                     
     Public  Facilities for  previously authorized  federal-                                                                    
     aid   aviation   rural  airport   improvement   program                                                                    
     projects                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
2:02:33 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer continued to specify changes contained in the                                                                        
CS:                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Page 72,  line 26 - page  74, line 22: (i)  Cleaning up                                                                    
     General  Fund Authorization  - Consolidates  previously                                                                    
     authorized   state  match   on  previously   authorized                                                                    
     federal-aid  highway  program  projects  into  one  new                                                                    
     appropriation  for efficiencies  in  the management  of                                                                    
     the appropriations  in IRIS -  estimated to be  a total                                                                    
     of $3,332,000, and is  reappropriated to the Department                                                                    
     of Transportation and  Public Facilities for previously                                                                    
     authorized federal-aid highway state match                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Page  74,  line  23:  (j)   Cleaning  up  General  Fund                                                                    
     Authorizations  -  Consolidates  previously  authorized                                                                    
     state  match  on  federal-aid  aviation  rural  airport                                                                    
     improvement    into   one    new   appropriation    for                                                                    
     efficiencies  in the  management of  the appropriations                                                                    
     in  IRIS  - estimated  to  be  a total  of  $1,199,000,                                                                    
     reappropriated to the  Department of Transportation and                                                                    
     Public  Facilities for  previously authorized  federal-                                                                    
     aid highway state match                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Page 75, line  30: (k) Intent language  for the cleanup                                                                    
    of past appropriations in the previous subsections                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 33  page 76, line  3: Fund Transfer -  Transfer of                                                                    
     the  large passenger  vessel  gaming  and gambling  tax                                                                    
     account  balance  to  the Alaska  Capital  Income  Fund                                                                    
     estimated to be $8,100,000                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  34 page  76, line  6:  House Districts  33 -36  -                                                                    
     Reappropriation to the  Inter-Island Ferry Authority as                                                                    
     identified  in Section  1 to  provide them  $250,000 in                                                                    
     total  for  service  between Ketchikan  and  Prince  of                                                                    
     Whales Island                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  35 page  76, line  12: Office  of the  Governor -                                                                    
     Reappropriations to the Office of  the Governor (a) and                                                                    
     (b)  for facilities,  and  state government  efficiency                                                                    
     efforts,   and    to   pursue    economic   development                                                                    
     opportunities  for  consideration   at  the  state  and                                                                    
     federal levels  - estimated to  be a combined  total of                                                                    
     $2,738,000                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
2:05:29 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Ms. Cramer continued with discussing changes to the bill:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Page  77,  line 12:  (c)  to  advance state  government                                                                    
     efficiency   efforts  and   to  evaluate   the  current                                                                    
     structure and focus of AHFC,  AEA, and AIDEA - updating                                                                    
     date to include FY19 - estimated to be $850,000                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Page 78,  line 9: (d)  for costs associated  with state                                                                    
     government   efficiency   and    to   pursue   economic                                                                    
     development  opportunities  for  consideration  at  the                                                                    
    state and federal levels - estimated to be $950,000                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.   36  page   78,  line   19:  Reappropriation   of                                                                    
     Legislative  Appropriations -  Legislative renovations,                                                                    
     projects,  and technology  improvements -  estimated to                                                                    
     be $6,465,000                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  37,  page  79,  line   3:  Lapse  -  (a)  capital                                                                    
     projects,  Insurance   claims  to  state   agencies  to                                                                    
     mitigate   loss,    and   NPR-A   grants    lapse   (b)                                                                    
     capitalization  of  funds  do  not  lapse  (c)  capital                                                                    
     projects lapse unless a fiscal year is specified                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  38, page  79, line  10: Contingency  - (a)  Rural                                                                    
     power system  upgrades state  funding is  contingent on                                                                    
     federal matching funds                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Line 13: (b)  Appropriation of $1.2 million  to the Tax                                                                    
     division for  reprogramming the tax  revenue management                                                                    
     system is  contingent on  the passage of  HB 111  - oil                                                                    
     and gas tax credits                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Line  16:  (c)  Appropriation  of $50,000  to  the  Tax                                                                    
     division for  reprogramming the tax  revenue management                                                                    
     system  is contingent  on  the passage  SB  25/HB 60  -                                                                    
     motor fuel tax                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 39  page 79, line  19: Effective Dates  for Agency                                                                    
     appropriations,  debt   and  other   obligations,  fund                                                                    
     capitalization, fund  transfer, and the motor  fuel tax                                                                    
     passage implementation                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Sec. 40  page 79, line  21: Effective Dates  for Agency                                                                    
     reappropriations,  other reappropriations,  contingency                                                                    
     language for rural power system upgrades                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Sec.  41  page  79,  line  22:  Effective  Date  except                                                                    
     sections 39 and 40 take effect July 1, 2017                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     SCS 18 Capital:          SCS Total Op, Cap, & Sup:                                                                         
     TOTAL:    $1,387,983,600      $2,032,766,000                                                                               
     UGF:      $84,714,700         $434,263,100                                                                                 
     DGF:      $37,650,000         $54,010,900                                                                                  
     Other:    $77,247,600         $65,960,000                                                                                  
     FED:      $1,188,371,300      $1,478,532,000                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Total  FY18  UGF  capital reduction  from  Governor  to                                                                    
     Senate CS: $35.7 million                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair MacKinnon stated that she would like amendments to                                                                     
the bill to be submitted to her office by noon the                                                                              
following day.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 23 was HEARD and HELD in committee for further                                                                               
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 23 DOTPF Federal Program Match list.pdf SFIN 5/8/2017 1:30:00 PM
SB 23
SB 23 Work Draft version O.pdf SFIN 5/8/2017 1:30:00 PM
SB 23