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2019-07-11 Senate Journal

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2019-07-11                     Senate Journal                      Page 1356
SB 19                                                                                                                         
Message dated July 8 was received stating:                                                                                      
Dear President Giessel:                                                                                                         
On this date I signed, with line-item vetoes, the following bill passed                                                         
by the First Special Session of the Thirty-First Alaska State                                                                   
Legislature and am transmitting the engrossed and enrolled copies to                                                            
the Lieutenant Governor’s Office for permanent filing:                                                                          
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR                                                                                           
          SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                            
          NO. 19(FIN) am H(brf sup maj fld H) "An Act                                                                           
          making appropriations, including capital                                                                              
          appropriations, supplemental appropriations,                                                                          
          reappropriations, and other appropriations; amending                                                                  
          appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize                                                                   
          funds; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
                          Chapter No. 3, FSSLA 2019                                                                            
                        [Effective Date: See Chapter]                                                                          
Senate Bill 19, as passed by the legislature, contained operating and                                                           
capital appropriations for Fiscal Year 2020, totaling $1.242 billion.                                                           
The capital budget totals $1.202 billion, including $58.4 million in                                                            
general funds. Through line-item vetoes, I have reduced the operating                                                           
and capital appropriations in SB 19 by $10.6 million.                                                                           
Unfortunately, the capital budget I received back from the legislature                                                          
lacked the support needed to fully fund projects and programs critical                                                          
to the development of Alaska. I look forward to a swift resolution on                                                           

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the 2019 Permanent Fund Dividend, so the legislature can quickly                                                                
move on to fully funding a capital budget to support jobs and families                                                          
across Alaska, and ensure Federal funds are not forfeited and critical                                                          
road, infrastructure, and life, health, safety projects receive funding.                                                        
Attached you will find the report detailing my line-item vetoes.                                                                
Michael J. Dunleavy                                                                                                             
A spreadsheet from the Office of Management and Budget, Office of                                                               
the Governor accompanied the letter and is on file in the Office of the                                                         
Senate Secretary.