Legislature(2021 - 2022)SENATE FINANCE 532

05/27/2021 11:00 AM CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB69 AND HB71

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11:08:03 AM Start
11:43:08 AM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= HB 69 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= HB 71 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ FY22 Operating Budget: TELECONFERENCED
- Dept. of Education & Early Development
- Office of the Governor
- Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development
- Dept. of Military & Veterans' Affairs
- Dept. of Natural Resources
- Dept. of Public Safety
- Dept. of Revenue
- Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities
- Judiciary
- Legislature
- Debt Services Items
- Fund Capitalization
               32ND ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                    
                       FIRST SESSION                                                                                            
                      SPECIAL SESSION                                                                                           
          CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 69 and HB 71                                                                               
                       May 27, 2021                                                                                             
                        11:08 a.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
11:08:03 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster called the Conference Committee meeting on                                                                         
HB 69 and HB 71 to order at 11:08 a.m.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
House:                                                                                                                          
Representative Neal Foster, Chair                                                                                               
Representative Kelly Merrick                                                                                                    
Representative Bart LeBon                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senate:                                                                                                                         
Senator Bert Stedman, Vice-Chair                                                                                                
Senator Click Bishop                                                                                                            
Senator Donny Olson                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
None                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
ALSO PRESENT:                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Alexei Painter, Director, Legislative Finance Division.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SUMMARY                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 69     APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          HB 69 was HEARD and HELD in committee for further                                                                     
          consideration.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 71     APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
          HB 71 was HEARD and HELD in committee for further                                                                     
          consideration.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster reviewed the agenda for the meeting.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 69(FIN) am(brf sup maj fld)(efd fld)                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     loan  program  expenses  of state  government  and  for                                                                    
     certain   programs;    capitalizing   funds;   amending                                                                    
     appropriations;  and   making  capital  appropriations,                                                                    
    supplemental appropriations, and reappropriations."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 69(FIN) AM S                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     loan  program  expenses  of state  government  and  for                                                                    
     certain   programs;    capitalizing   funds;   amending                                                                    
     appropriations;    making    capital    appropriations,                                                                    
     supplemental appropriations,  and reappropriations; and                                                                    
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 71(FIN) am                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     capital    expenses   of    the   state's    integrated                                                                    
     comprehensive    mental    health    program;    making                                                                    
     supplemental  appropriations;  and   providing  for  an                                                                    
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 71(FIN)                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     capital    expenses   of    the   state's    integrated                                                                    
     comprehensive  mental  health program;  making  capital                                                                    
     appropriations  and  supplemental  appropriations;  and                                                                    
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
11:08:25 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster invited Alexei Painter, Director of the                                                                            
Legislative Finance Division to join the committee at the                                                                       
table.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster  noted that the  committee would  be addressing                                                                    
open items  in HB 69  and HB 71  based on the  motion sheets                                                                    
distributed to members and dated  May 27th (copy on file) on                                                                    
the departments of:                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     FY 22 OPERATING                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     EDUCATION AND EARLY DEVELOPMENT                                                                                            
     GOVERNOR                                                                                                                   
     LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT                                                                                            
     NATURAL RESOURCES                                                                                                          
     PUBLIC SAFETY                                                                                                              
     REVENUE                                                                                                                    
     TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC FACILITIES                                                                                       
     JUDICIARY                                                                                                                  
     LEGISLATURE                                                                                                                
     DEBT SERVICE ITEMS                                                                                                         
     FUND CAPITALIZATION                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
^DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY DEVELOPMENT:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
11:09:28 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Stedman  MOVED to ADOPT the  following within the                                                                    
Department of Education and Early Development budget:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 2    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 3    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 4    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 5    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 6    House                                                                                                            
     Item 7    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 8    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 9    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 10   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 11  Senate                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Olson  OBJECTED for  discussion.  He  asked for  an                                                                    
explanation of item 6 related  to the Mt. Edgecumbe Boarding                                                                    
School. He  asked how the  $638,300 in  interagency receipts                                                                    
had been  decided upon.  He observed  that the  House number                                                                    
had  been  chosen  over  the Senate  number.  He  asked  for                                                                    
detail.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
ALEXEI  PAINTER,  DIRECTOR,   LEGISLATIVE  FINANCE  DIVISION                                                                    
responded that typically in  statute the carryforward amount                                                                    
for  school districts  was limited  to 10  percent of  their                                                                    
total budget, which  was the number reflected  in the Senate                                                                    
item.  He explained  that HB  76,  the disaster  declaration                                                                    
extension,  waived the  limitation. He  elaborated that  the                                                                    
House  language  aligned  with HB  76  that  allowed  school                                                                    
districts  to carryforward  any  amount of  revenue for  the                                                                    
current year only.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson  asked for  verification that  the explanation                                                                    
provided  by  Mr. Painter  was  how  the $638,300  had  been                                                                    
determined.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Painter replied that $638,300  represented 10 percent of                                                                    
Mt. Edgecumbe's operating budget.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Olson  referenced  language in  the  motion  sheets                                                                    
[generated  by the  Legislative  Finance  Division (copy  on                                                                    
file)] regarding  an unexpended  appropriation. He  asked if                                                                    
the unexpended  amount was included  in the $638,300  or was                                                                    
separate.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Painter answered that the  $638,300 reflected 10 percent                                                                    
of Mt. Edgecumbe's budget. He  explained that the unexpended                                                                    
amount the  department would be allowed  to carryforward was                                                                    
currently uncertain.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson WITHDREW his OBJECTION.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Stedman stated  his  understanding the  decision                                                                    
had been  made to  not cap  the number  because there  was a                                                                    
likelihood there may be substantially more than $638,300.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Painter agreed.  He elaborated that with  the passage of                                                                    
HB 76,  not capping the  increment was in line  with statute                                                                    
for the current year.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Stedman WITHDREW his OBJECTION.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson asked  what the upper limit  of the unexpended                                                                    
funds may be.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mr.  Painter   believed  there  was  another   item  in  the                                                                    
supplemental capital that appropriated  federal funds to Mt.                                                                    
Edgecumbe  that he  estimated to  be around  $5 million.  He                                                                    
explained that if  none of the federal  funds were expended,                                                                    
that would  be the  upper limit. He  suspected a  portion of                                                                    
the  federal  funding would  be  spent,  meaning the  amount                                                                    
would somewhere less than that.                                                                                                 
Senator Olson asked if the increment  related to FY 20 or FY                                                                    
21.                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Mr.  Painter  replied  that  the item  pertained  to  FY  21                                                                    
carrying forward into future years.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson asked  if the federal capital  funding was for                                                                    
FY 22.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Painter answered  that the funds referred  to by Senator                                                                    
Olson  were  an  FY  21  through  FY  24  multiyear  in  the                                                                    
supplemental motion sheet.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
There being  NO further  OBJECTION, items  1 through  11 for                                                                    
the  Department  of  Education and  Early  Development  were                                                                    
ADOPTED.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
^OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
11:13:57 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Stedman  MOVED to ADOPT the  following within the                                                                    
Office of the Governor budget:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 2    House                                                                                                            
     Item 3    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 4    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 5    Senate                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There being NO  OBJECTION, items 1 through 5  for the Office                                                                    
of the Governor were ADOPTED.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
^DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
11:14:30 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Stedman  MOVED  to  ADOPT  the  following  items                                                                    
within  the Department  of Labor  and Workforce  Development                                                                    
budget:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 2    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 3    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 4    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 5    Open                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There  being  NO  OBJECTION,  items  1  through  5  for  the                                                                    
Department of Labor and Workforce Development were ADOPTED.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
^DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
11:15:14 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Stedman  MOVED to  ADOPT  the  following in  the                                                                    
Department of Natural Resource budget:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 2    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 3    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 4    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 5    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 6    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 7    House                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative LeBon OBJECTED to item 1.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster noted that item 1 would be set aside.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
There  being  NO  OBJECTION,  items  2  through  7  for  the                                                                    
Department of Natural Resources were ADOPTED.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster returned to item 1.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative  LeBon   stated  that   the  item   had  been                                                                    
introduced during  the debate phase on  the operating budget                                                                    
by a  House minority member  and it had  received bipartisan                                                                    
support  and a  favorable vote.  He recommended  keeping the                                                                    
language intact.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster read the intent  language included on the House                                                                    
side pertaining to the Department of Natural Resources:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     It  is   the  intent   of  the  legislature   that  the                                                                    
     Department  of Natural  Resources sell  gravel or  fill                                                                    
     extracted  from  state land  at  cost  to any  federal,                                                                    
     state, or  local agency  or public  corporation working                                                                    
     on  a   public  project  not  competing   with  private                                                                    
     industry.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Olson clarified  that the  language read  "at cost"                                                                    
and not "at no cost"  [Chair Foster inadvertently stated "at                                                                    
no cost" when reading the intent language].                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Stedman asked for an explanation.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster asked Mr. Painter if he had anything to add.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Mr.  Painter   replied  that  he   did  not   have  anything                                                                    
additional on the topic.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Bishop asked if the  language would be set aside for                                                                    
the  day.  He  thought  the House  language  may  present  a                                                                    
constitutional problem.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Stedman believed  the item  was redundant  as he                                                                    
thought it was already imbedded in the system.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative LeBon  stated it  was not  his intent  or the                                                                    
intent of  the maker  of the amendment  to go  sideways with                                                                    
any legal language. He recommended leaving the item open.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
There  being NO  OBJECTION,  item 1  for  the Department  of                                                                    
Natural Resources was set aside.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
^DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
11:18:57 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Stedman  MOVED to  ADOPT  the  following in  the                                                                    
Department of Public Safety budget:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    House                                                                                                            
     Item 2    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 3    House                                                                                                            
     Item 4    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 5    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 6    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 7    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 8    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 9    Open                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There  being  NO  OBJECTION,  items  1  through  9  for  the                                                                    
Department of Public Safety were ADOPTED.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
^DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
11:19:54 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Stedman  MOVED to  ADOPT  the  following in  the                                                                    
Department of Revenue budget:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 2    House                                                                                                            
     Item 3    Senate                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There  being  NO  OBJECTION,  items  1  through  3  for  the                                                                    
Department of Revenue were ADOPTED.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
^DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC FACILITIES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
11:20:20 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Chair   Foster  informed   the  committee   that  with   the                                                                    
collaboration  of  the   Department  of  Transportation  and                                                                    
Public  Facilities (DOT)  and the  Office of  Management and                                                                    
Budget, a deal had been  agreed upon that used the available                                                                    
funds  of Coronavirus  Aid,  Relief,  and Economic  Security                                                                    
(CARES)   Act   and    Coronavirus   Response   and   Relief                                                                    
Supplemental Appropriations Act  (CRRSAA) funding along with                                                                    
undesignated  general  funds  (UGF) to  ensure  funding  for                                                                    
highways,  aviation, and  an 18-month  funding plan  for the                                                                    
Alaska  Marine Highway  System (AMHS).  He  stated that  the                                                                    
work  had  been a  long  process  that  began in  the  House                                                                    
subcommittee and  was finalized  when the Senate  closed out                                                                    
its budget. He relayed that  many of the DOT items reflected                                                                    
Senate  conforming changes  that better  matched the  use of                                                                    
funds. He thanked  the Senate for working on  the issue with                                                                    
the House.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Stedman  MOVED to ADOPT the  following within the                                                                    
Department of Transportation and Public Facilities budget:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 2    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 3    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 4    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 5    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 6    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 7    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 8    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 9    House                                                                                                            
     Item 10   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson OBJECTED to item 10 both items.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster noted that item 10 would be set aside.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Stedman continued with  the motion to adopt items                                                                    
within   the  Department   of   Transportation  and   Public                                                                    
Facilities budget:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Item 11   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 12   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 13   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 14   Senate    All Items                                                                                              
     Item 15   Senate    All Items                                                                                              
     Item 16   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 17   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 18   Senate    All Items                                                                                              
     Item 19   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 20   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 21   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson  observed that  AMHS was in  every one  of the                                                                    
line  items. He  asked  for the  total  funding provided  to                                                                    
AMHS. He  noted that some  of the items related  to highways                                                                    
and aviation.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster stated that he  would consider the objection to                                                                    
be to all  items. He asked Mr. Painter if  he had the number                                                                    
requested by Senator Olson.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mr.  Painter replied  that he  did not  have the  number. He                                                                    
stated there  was a tracking  sheet available that  could be                                                                    
distributed  to members  showing where  the federal  funding                                                                    
was in  both bodies for  DOT with the  various COVID-related                                                                    
sources  [document  titled   "Federal  COVID-19  Funding  in                                                                    
DOT&PF: House" (copy on file)].                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
11:24:03 AM                                                                                                                   
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
11:36:37 AM                                                                                                                   
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster  noted there  had been an  objection to  all of                                                                    
the  Department  of  Transportation  and  Public  Facilities                                                                    
items.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson WITHDREW his OBJECTION.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There being  NO further  OBJECTION, items  1 through  21 for                                                                    
the Department of Transportation  and Public Facilities were                                                                    
ADOPTED.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson  asked if  item 1 related  to gravel  had been                                                                    
held over.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster clarified  that the item related  to gravel was                                                                    
within the Department of Natural  Resources and had been set                                                                    
aside for a future meeting.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Stedman  asked for verification that  an item had                                                                    
been left open.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
11:37:53 AM                                                                                                                   
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
11:38:19 AM                                                                                                                   
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster clarified that the  motion for DOT was to adopt                                                                    
all  items.  He explained  that  the  motion as  stated  had                                                                    
passed, which left a number of items open.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
^JUDICIARY                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
11:38:56 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Stedman  MOVED to ADOPT the  following within the                                                                    
Judiciary budget:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 2    House                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
There being  NO OBJECTION, items  1 and 2 for  the Judiciary                                                                    
budget were ADOPTED.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
^LEGISLATURE                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
11:39:20 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Stedman  MOVED to ADOPT the  following within the                                                                    
Legislature budget:                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    House                                                                                                            
     Item 2    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 3    House                                                                                                            
     Item 4    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 5    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 6    Open                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There  being  NO  OBJECTION,  items  1  through  6  for  the                                                                    
Legislature budget were ADOPTED.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
^DEBT SERVICE                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
11:39:49 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster  stated that  the House  had passed  its budget                                                                    
prior to  the issuance of  the federal American  Rescue Plan                                                                    
Act  (ARPA) guidelines.  He explained  that  the Senate  had                                                                    
made  certain  the  budget   was  following  the  guidelines                                                                    
according  to  Treasury.  He elaborated  that  many  of  the                                                                    
following   debt   service   appropriations   reflected   an                                                                    
acceptance  of  Senate changes  to  conform  to the  federal                                                                    
guidelines.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Stedman MOVED  to ADOPT  the  following in  Debt                                                                    
Service Appropriations:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 2    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 3    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 4    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 5    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 6    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 7    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 8    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 9    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 10   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 11   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 12   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 13   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 14   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 15   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 16   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 17   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 18   Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There  being  NO  OBJECTION,  items 1  through  18  in  Debt                                                                    
Service appropriations were ADOPTED.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
^FUND CAPITALIZATIONS                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
11:41:08 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Stedman MOVED  to ADOPT  the  following in  Fund                                                                    
Capitalizations:                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 2    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 3    Senate    Both Items                                                                                             
     Item 4    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 5    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 6    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 7    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 8    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 9    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 10   Open                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There  being  NO  OBJECTION,  items 1  through  10  in  Fund                                                                    
Capitalizations were ADOPTED.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Chair Foster  relayed that  when the  next meeting  date and                                                                    
time had  been determined, the  details would be  noticed on                                                                    
BASIS on  akleg.gov. He anticipated  there may be  a meeting                                                                    
the following Tuesday.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative LeBon asked if  there was a projected meeting                                                                    
time for the Tuesday meeting.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Chair  Foster  replied  that  they   were  looking  at  late                                                                    
afternoon.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair  Stedman   MOVED  to  ADJOURN.  There   being  NO                                                                    
OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
11:43:08 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The meeting was adjourned at 11:43 a.m.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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