22nd Alaska State Legislature
Information from the House Finance Committee Representative Eldon Mulder, Co-Chair
Represenative Bill Williams, Co-Chair



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Rep. Eldon Mulder
State Capitol, Room 507
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2647
Fax: (907) 465-3518


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Rep. Bill Williams
State Capitol, Room 511
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3424
Fax: (907) 465-3793


Sponsor Statement for HB 234
Tobacco Settlement
Bonds & Smoking Program

An Act relating to the tobacco use education and cessation fund and to smoking education and cessation programs; relating to funding the tobacco use education and cessation fund; relating to financing of construction and major maintenance of public school facilities, facilities for the University of Alaska, and facilities for ports and harbors; authorizing the commissioner of revenue to sell the right to receive a portion of the anticipated revenue from a tobacco litigation settlement to the Northern Tobacco Securitization Corporation; relating to the deposit of certain anticipated revenue from a tobacco litigation settlement; authorizing the issuance of bonds by the Northern Tobacco Securitization Corporation with proceeds to finance public school construction and major maintenance, facilities for the University of Alaska, and facilities for ports and harbors; and providing for an effective date.

Released: May 8, 2001
Contact: Denny Dewitt, Legislative Aide to the House Finance Committee, at (907) 465-6619

HOUSE BILL 234 relates to the financing of the design, construction and major maintenance of thirty-two public school facilities in rural Alaska, seven facilities within the University of Alaska system and facilities for ports and harbors in Anchorage, Ketchikan, Pelican and Sitka.

This legislation also creates the Tobacco Use Education and Cessation Fund from which the legislature may make appropriations for the comprehensive smoking education, tobacco use prevention and tobacco control program established under AS 44.29.020(a)(15).

The Northern Tobacco Securitization Corporation is authorized to issue revenue bonds and securitize 40 percent of the income stream from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.

See attachment for complete list of projects.

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Project List
Construction, Renovation, and Improvement
Public Elementary and Secondary Schools


 Project Allocation 
Alaska Gateway - Tok
Multipurpose Recreational Complex Renovation Project
(ED 36)
961,612
Bering Strait - Golovin School
Phase III
(ED 38)
9,888,192
Bering Strait - Koyuk School K-12
Replacement
(ED 38)
11,660,343
Bering Strait - Shishmaref School
Roof Replacement/Renovate, Phase III
(ED 37)
8,342,525
Chatham - Angoon Elementary School
Major Maintenance
(ED 5)
2,066,257
Chatham - Angoon High School
Major Maintenance
(ED 5)
1,730,507
Galena - High School Remodel
(ED 36)
167,846
Education Food Service Renovation
(ED 36)
261,806
Hoonah City
Hoonah Swimming Pool Sprinkler System
(ED 5)
220,476
Iditarod Area - Blackwell School
Heating Renovation/Site Repair
(ED 36)
173,754
Iditarod Area - Innoko River
School Bathroom, Shower & Underfloor Damage Repairs
(ED 36)
46,746
Iditarod Area - McGrath School
Heating Design, Boiler Replacement and Repairs
(ED 36)
235,200
Iditarod Area - Takotna
Community School Water Project
(ED 36)
192,374
Kake City - Kake High School
Renovation Phase II
(ED 5)
175,065
Kenai Peninsula - Kenai Central High School
Reinsulate Exterior Walls
(ED 7-9)
385,610
Kenai Pennisula - McNeil Canyon
Replace Septic System
(ED 7-9)
171,500
Kenai Pennisula - Seward Middle School
Gym Reroof
(ED 7-9)
278,275
Lower Yukon - Alakanuk
Mechanical System Upgrade
(ED 38)
899,740
Lower Yukon - Emmonak
Mechanical System Upgrade
(ED 38)
574,885
Petersburg City
Facia/Soffit Repair and Replacement
(ED 2)
116,236
Pribilof Island - St. George
School Remodel
(ED 40)
4,513,164
Sitka City Borough - Blatchley
Exterior Renovation/Repair
(ED 2)
346,500
Skagway City - Skagway
Major Maintenance
(ED 5)
35,598
Southwest Region - Clarks Point
School Generator Building
(ED 39)
35,989
Southwest Region - Ekwok, Koliganek, Togiak Schools
Heating System Upgrade
(ED 39)
122,256
Southwest Region - Koliganek
School Improvement
(ED 39)
451,993
Southwest Region - Togiak School
Replacement
(ED 39)
29,182,163
Tanana City - Tanana
Kitchen Renovation
(ED 36)
438,539
Wrangell City - Wrangell
Elementary Schools Renovation
(ED 2)
1,129,238
Yukon-Kouykuk - Nulato
Structural Repairs
(ED 36)
314,387
Yupiit - Akiak
School Repairs
(ED 39)
177,571
Yupiit - Tuluksak School
Improvement Design
(ED 36)
768,850

Project List
Construction and Renovation
Port and Harbor Facilities


 Project Allocation 
Anchorage - Intermodal Marine Facility
Harbor Dock and Supporting Facilities Improvement
(ED 10-25)
6,000,000
Ketchikan
Bar Harbor South
(ED 1)
3,938,000
Pelican
Pelican Boat Harbor
(ED 5)
1,451,142
Sitka
Thomsen Harbor, Crescent Harbor, Sealing Cove Harbor
(ED 2)
2,234,500

Project List
Construction and Renovation
University Facilities


 Project Allocation 
Bristol Bay
Campus Addition
(ED 39)
1,000,000
Ketchikan
Robertson/Hamilton Technical Education Complex Remodel
(ED 3-4)
1,500,000
Kodiak
Vocational/Technical Classroom Rehabilitation & Completion
(ED 6)
400,000
Matanuska
Susitna Ortner Warehouse Replacement
(ED 26-28)
654,000
U of A - Anchorage
Science, Biomedical Facilities Renovations, Classroom Renovation, Housing Safety Upgrades, Pool Replacement
(ED 10-25)
10,200,000
U of A - Fairbanks
Museum Expansion
(ED 29-34)
4,000,000
U of A - Southeast
Egan Classroom
(ED 3-4)
2,500,000

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Related Links

Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

Fiscal Notes to HB 234