Legislature(2009 - 2010)HOUSE FINANCE 519

03/17/2010 09:00 AM FINANCE


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09:49:38 AM Start
09:49:46 AM HB225
09:52:26 AM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
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-- Delayed to 10:00 am Today --
+ HB 280 NATURAL GAS TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Postponed to 1:30 pm Today>
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 225 STATE PROCUREMENT CODE TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 225(STA) Out of Committee
                  HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE                                                                                       
                      March 17, 2010                                                                                            
                         9:49 a.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
9:49:38 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Stoltze called the House Finance Committee meeting                                                                     
to order at 9:49 a.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Bill Stoltze, Co-Chair                                                                                           
Representative Bill Thomas Jr., Vice-Chair                                                                                      
Representative Allan Austerman                                                                                                  
Representative Mike Doogan                                                                                                      
Representative Anna Fairclough                                                                                                  
Representative Neal Foster                                                                                                      
Representative Les Gara                                                                                                         
Representative Reggie Joule                                                                                                     
Representative Mike Kelly                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Mike Hawker, Co-Chair                                                                                            
Representative Woodie Salmon                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ALSO PRESENT                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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PRESENT VIA TELECONFERENCE                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
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SUMMARY                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 225         STATE PROCUREMENT CODE                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
               CSHB 225(FIN) was REPORTED out of Committee                                                                      
               with a "do pass" recommendation with new                                                                         
               zero fiscal notes from the Department of                                                                         
               Administration and the Department of                                                                             
               Commerce.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
9:49:46 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 225                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act  relating  to   the  State  Procurement  Code;                                                                    
     relating  to  the  procurement of  supplies,  services,                                                                    
     professional  services,  construction  services,  state                                                                    
     fisheries products, state  agricultural products, state                                                                    
     timber,  and  state  lumber;  relating  to  procurement                                                                    
     preferences; relating  to procurement by the  office of                                                                    
     the  ombudsman, the  Alaska Industrial  Development and                                                                    
     Export  Authority,  the  Alaska Energy  Authority,  and                                                                    
     other  state  agencies  and  public  corporations;  and                                                                    
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Stoltze brought the meeting  to order and presented                                                                    
the bill agenda.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
9:50:46 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative  Austerman commented  that  he supported  the                                                                    
bill  and  appreciated  the  information  provided  by  Vern                                                                    
Jones.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
9:51:18 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Fairclough summarized  that she has attempted                                                                    
to  answer all  questions brought  before the  committee has                                                                    
personally  met with  each finance  committee legislator  to                                                                    
answer  any further  questions. She  supported the  document                                                                    
that has been provided and  appreciated the bill being moved                                                                    
to  the floor.  She stressed  that  this bill  is the  right                                                                    
thing  to  do.  The  bill  can  save  the  state  money  and                                                                    
streamline some  processes to  make the  procurement process                                                                    
easier to understand.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Stoltze noted the two new zero fiscal notes.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
9:52:26 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Fairclough MOVED to  REPORT CSHB 225(FIN) out                                                                    
of  Committee   with  individual  recommendations   and  the                                                                    
accompanying new fiscal notes.  There being NO OBJECTION, it                                                                    
was so ordered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CSHB  225(FIN) was  REPORTED  out of  Committee  with a  "do                                                                    
pass"  recommendation with  new zero  fiscal notes  from the                                                                    
Department   of  Administration   and   the  Department   of                                                                    
Commerce.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Doogan applauded Representative Fairclough,                                                                      
the bill's sponsor on her professionalism and patience.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The meeting was adjourned at 9:54 AM.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB225 Legal Memo.pdf HFIN 3/17/2010 9:00:00 AM
HB 225