Legislature(2001 - 2002)

02/01/2001 05:12 PM EDT

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                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
              HOUSE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC                                                                             
                 DEVELOPMENT, TRADE AND TOURISM                                                                               
                        February 1, 2001                                                                                        
                           5:12 p.m.                                                                                            
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
ALASKA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND EXPORT AUTHORITY (AIDEA)                                                                      
01-4, SIDE A                                                                                                                    
CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                                 
REPRESENTATIVE JOE GREEN, Vice Chair,  convened the House Special                                                               
Committee on  Economic Development, Trade and  Tourism meeting at                                                               
5:12 p.m.                                                                                                                       
Committee  members  present  were Representatives  Green,  James,                                                               
Dyson, and Rokeberg.                                                                                                            
SUMMARY OF INFORMATION                                                                                                        
BOB POE,  Executive Director,  Alaska Industrial  Development and                                                               
Export Authority  (AIDEA), Department  of Community  and Economic                                                               
Development, offered a brief overview  of AIDEA and its goals for                                                               
the   future  regarding   exports  within   the  state,   venture                                                               
capitalism, and  projects that are currently  being undertaken by                                                               
the organization.   Specifically,  one important  issue discussed                                                               
was Alaska Seafood  International and the funds  that were loaned                                                               
to that institution for its future success.                                                                                     
JIM McMILLAN  added general  and specific  comments to  Bob Poe's                                                               
presentation,  focusing  also  on   some  of  the  more  in-depth                                                               
economic specifications of some of AIDEA's business ventures.                                                                   
There were no announcements.                                                                                                    
COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                              
The committee took no action.                                                                                                   
VICE  CHAIR  GREEN  adjourned  the  House  Special  Committee  on                                                               
Economic Development, Trade, and Tourism meeting at 6:25 p.m.                                                                   
NOTE:   The meeting was  recorded and handwritten log  notes were                                                               
taken.  A  copy of the tape(s)  and log notes may  be obtained by                                                               
contacting the  House Records  Office at  State Capitol,  Room 3,                                                               
Juneau,  Alaska   99801 (mailing  address),  (907) 465-2214,  and                                                               
after  adjournment of  the second  session  of the  Twenty-Second                                                               
Alaska  State Legislature  this  information may  be obtained  by                                                               
contacting the Legislative Reference Library at (907) 465-3808.                                                                 

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