Legislature(2019 - 2020)

2019-01-16 Senate Journal

Full Journal pdf

2019-01-16                     Senate Journal                      Page 0032
SB 20                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 20 BY THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                
BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, entitled:                                                                                           
          "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                   
          loan program expenses of state government and for                                                                     
          certain programs; capitalizing funds; amending                                                                        
          appropriations; 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."                                                                                               
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
Governor's transmittal letter dated January 14:                                                                                 

2019-01-16                     Senate Journal                      Page 0033
Dear Senate President Giessel:                                                                                                  
Under the authority of Article III, Section 18, of the Alaska                                                                   
Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to the State’s operating                                                        
Alaska Statute 37.07.020 requires that the Governor submit a budget                                                             
for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) to the Legislature and public by                                                                  
December 15of each year. That law also requires that “bills identical                                                           
in content” to those released in December be delivered to the                                                                   
Legislature before the 4 legislative day of the next regular session for                                                        
My Administration is fully engaged in developing an amended budget                                                              
for FY2020 to be delivered in the coming weeks. I look forward to                                                               
working with the Legislature to produce a FY2020 operating budget                                                               
for Alaska.                                                                                                                     
Michael J. Dunleavy