22nd Alaska State Legislature
Senate Finance Committee
Senator Dave Donley, Co-Chair
Senator Pete Kelly, Co-Chair



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Sen. Dave Donley
State Capitol, Room 508
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3892
Fax: (907) 465-6595


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Sen. Pete Kelly
State Capitol, Room 518
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2327
Fax: (907) 465-5241



Meets 9:00am
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Capitol Room 532

Staff

Bryan Butcher
Committee Aide
Capital Budget/Reappropriations
465-6596 (Jan-May)
Capitol Room 518
Phil Cutler
Finance Committee Aide
465-3892
Capitol Room 506
Deborah Davidson
Committee Aide
465-3892 (Jan-May)
Capitol Room 506
Laura Glaiser
Committee Aide
Bills in Committee
465-1881 (Jan-Dec)
Capitol Room 518
Marilyn Wilson
Committee Aide
465-3892
Capitol Room 506

Committee Members

Co-Chairs:
Dave Donley Pete Kelly

Members:
Jerry Ward, Vice-Chair Loren Leman
Lyda Green Gary Wilken
Alan Austerman Lyman Hoffman
Donald Olson  

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Legislation

SB 69 : Approp.: Operating Budget
An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of state government, for certain programs, and to capitalize funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective date.

SB 70 : Approp.: Mental Health Budget
An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health program; and providing for an effective date.

SB 95 : Approp: Grant to Arctic Power for ANWR
An Act making an appropriation for a grant to Arctic Power to promote the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas exploration and development; and providing for an effective date.

SB 172 : Court System Annual Report
Passed! Chapter 41 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to an annual report by the court system to the public and the legislature.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 174 : Education Funding
Passed! Chapter 95 Session Law 2001
An Act relating to education funding; and providing for an effective date.

SB 179 : AIDEA Bonds for Gas Public Utilities
An Act relating to the contracting and financing authority of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; authorizing the authority to issue bonds in a principal amount not to exceed $76,000,000 to finance the acquisition, design, construction, inventory, and operation of natural gas, propane air, or manufactured gas public utility facilities; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement (Companion Bill HB 236 - current vehicle for this bill) |

SB 180 : COLAS: State Employee/Defense Force Pay COLAS
Passed Legislature! Transmitted to Governor
An Act implementing pay differentials based on geographic areas for certain state employees and for members of the Alaska State Defense Force; relating to cost-of-living differentials for state aid to municipalities.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 181 : Small Community/Teacher Housing Loans
Passed Legislature! Transmitted to Governor
An Act relating to and increasing the interest rate on that portion of a loan for a single family house or owner-occupied duplex in a small community that exceeds $250,000; relating to the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation's rural assistance loan program and to loans for teacher housing in small communities.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 182 : Pro Rata Reductions in Benefit Programs
An Act requiring reductions in payments to individuals under certain benefit programs if appropriations are not sufficient to fully fund the statutorily established levels of payments.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 183 : Attorney Fees: Apportionment/Public Interest Litigant
An Act relating to public interest litigants and to attorney fees; and amending Rule 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 184 : Construction of Water & Sewage Facilities
An Act relating to user contributions toward the cost of construction of certain water and sewage facilities.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 185 : PCE Amount & Eligibility
An Act relating to the basis for determining eligibility for and the amount of power cost equalization payments; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 186 : Municipal Tax:Pipeline Property/G.O.Bond Debt
An Act relating to municipal taxes on oil and gas production and pipeline property; establishing a limit on the general obligation debt that may be authorized and issued by home rule and general law municipalities; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 193 : Effects of Permanent Fund Dividend
Passed Legislature! Vetoed by Governor
An Act relating to a study of the economic and social effects of the permanent fund dividend on the state.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 272 : Supplemental Appropriations: Tourism Marketing
An Act making a supplemental appropriation for tourism marketing efforts; and providing for an effective date.

SB 288 : Appropriations: Mental Health Budget
An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health program; and providing for an effective date.

SB 289 : Appropriations: Operating Budget/Loans/Funds
An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of state government, for certain programs, and to capitalize funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective date.

SB 337 : Municipal Tax Exemption: Seniors & Vets
Passed! Chapter 42 Session Law 2002
An Act relating to eligibility for an exemption from municipal property taxes for certain seniors and disabled veterans.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 338 : Ineligibility For PFD/Crime Victims Comp/Child Support
An Act making certain individuals convicted of crimes ineligible for permanent fund dividends; relating to appropriations from the dividend fund; to certain payments of compensation from the crime victim compensation fund; to state aid for certain obligees with child support arrearages; and providing for an effective date.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 339 : Increase Criminal Fines
Passed Legislature! Transmitted to Governor
An Act increasing fines for certain criminal offenses.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 341 : Appropriations: Study Welfare /Medicaid Recipients
An Act making a special appropriation for a study of recipients of welfare and Medicaid; and providing for an effective date.

SB 347 : Alcoholic Beverage Tax
An Act relating to alcoholic beverages.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 367 : Pers Benefits For Juvenile Institution Employees
An Act relating to retirement contributions and benefits under the public employees' retirement system of certain juvenile detention employees and juvenile correctional institution employees.
| Sponsor Statement |

SB 2004 : G.O. Bonds: Schools/Museum/University
An Act relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of paying the cost of design, construction, and major maintenance of educational and museum facilities; and providing for an effective date.

SB 2005 : Municipal Bond Reimbursement
An Act relating to municipal bond reimbursement for school construction; and providing for an effective date.

SB 2006 : Appropriations: Capital Projects
Passed Legislature! - Vetoed By Gov - Veto Overridden - Chapter 1 Second Special Session Law 2002
An Act making and amending appropriations and reappropriations; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective date.

SB 2007 : Appropriations: Constitution CBR
An Act making supplemental appropriations from the general fund; and providing for an effective date.

SCR 10 : Sale of Natural Gas to Power Data Centers
Expressing the legislature's support for sale of a portion of Alaska's North Slope natural gas for electrical generation to power data centers within the North Slope Borough.
| Sponsor Statement |

SCR 34 : Suspend Uniform Rule For HB 439
Passed! Legislative Resolve 64
Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 439, relating to removing provisions providing an opportunity to petition for review of proposed or final consistency determinations under the Alaska coastal zone management program; and limiting the authority of the Alaska Coastal Policy Council to order a coastal resource district or a state agency to take action with respect to a proposed or final consistency determination.

SCR 43 : Suspend Uniform Rule For HB 525
Passed Legislature! Transmitted to Governor
Suspending Rules 24(c), 37, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 525, relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for deferred maintenance.

SJR 6 : Education Block Grants
Passed! Legislative Resolve 14
Urging the Congress of the United States to provide federal education funds as a block grant to the state.
| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 24 : Amend Constitutional Budget Reserve Fund
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the budget reserve fund.
| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 43 : Moratorium on Maintenance Of Effort
Passed! Legislative Resolve 66
Requesting the United States Congress to grant a two-year moratorium on state maintenance of effort requirements for federally funded programs.
| Sponsor Statement |

SJR 201 : Constitution Amendment: Priority For Subsistence Uses
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to providing for priorities for and among subsistence uses in the allocation of fish, wildlife, and other renewable resources.

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