Legislature(2019 - 2020)SENATE FINANCE 532

05/11/2019 03:00 PM CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB39 AND HB40

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03:04:46 PM Start
03:19:06 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= HB 39 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= HB 40 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 39(FIN) am(brf                                                                   
sup maj fld)                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     loan  program  expenses  of state  government  and  for                                                                    
     certain   programs;    capitalizing   funds;   amending                                                                    
     appropriations;  making   supplemental  appropriations;                                                                    
     and providing for an effective date."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 39(FIN) am S                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     "An  Act making  appropriations for  the operating  and                                                                    
     loan  program  expenses  of state  government  and  for                                                                    
     certain   programs;    capitalizing   funds;   amending                                                                    
     appropriations; making  supplemental appropriations and                                                                    
     reappropriations;  and   providing  for   an  effective                                                                    
     date."                                                                                                                     
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 40(FIN)                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     "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."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 40(FIN)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "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."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:05:04 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Foster invited David Teal, Director of the                                                                             
Legislative Finance Division, to come to the testifier                                                                          
table.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
He explained how  objections would be handled.  If there was                                                                    
an objection,  he would make note  of that Item and  hold it                                                                    
aside. The committee would continue  to go through the other                                                                    
Items in  the department,  adopt them,  and then  would come                                                                    
back to any Item that had an objection.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In  the present  meeting the  committee would  be addressing                                                                    
open items  in HB 39  and HB 40  based on the  motion sheets                                                                    
distributed to  members earlier and  dated May 11th  for the                                                                    
following departments:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME                                                                                                     
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES                                                                                                 
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC FACILITIES                                                                              
FUND CAPITALIZATIONS                                                                                                            
FUND TRANSFERS                                                                                                                  
MENTAL HEALTH CAPITAL BUDGET ITEMS                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
^FISH AND GAME                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:06:12 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Stedman  MOVED  to  ADOPT  the  following  in  the                                                                    
Department of Fish and Game budget:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 2    Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    House                                                                                                  
               Line 3    Senate                                                                                                 
               Lines 4-8 House                                                                                                  
     Item 3    House                                                                                                            
     Item 4    Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    Senate                                                                                                 
               Lines 3-5 House                                                                                                  
     Item 5    House                                                                                                            
     Item 6    Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    Senate                                                                                                 
               Lines 3-6 House                                                                                                  
     Item 7    House                                                                                                            
     Item 8    Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    Senate                                                                                                 
               Lines 3-6 House                                                                                                  
     Item 9    House                                                                                                            
     Item 10   Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    Senate                                                                                                 
               Lines 3-7 House                                                                                                  
     Item 11   House                                                                                                            
     Item 12   Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    Senate                                                                                                 
               Lines 3-5 House                                                                                                  
     Item 13   House minus 175.0                                                                                                
     Item 14   House All Lines                                                                                                  
     Item 15   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 16   Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    Senate                                                                                                 
               Lines 3-5 House                                                                                                  
     Item 17   House                                                                                                            
     Item 18   House                                                                                                            
     Item 19   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 20   Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 21   Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    Senate                                                                                                 
               Line 3    House                                                                                                  
     Item 22   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 23   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 24   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 25   Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    Senate                                                                                                 
               Lines 3-5 House                                                                                                  
     Item 26   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 27   Line 1    House                                                                                                  
               Line 2    Senate                                                                                                 
               Line 3    House                                                                                                  
               Line 4    House                                                                                                  
     Item 28   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 29   Open                                                                                                             
     Item 30   Open                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There  being NO  OBJECTION, it  was so  ordered. The  action                                                                    
CLOSED conferencable Items  2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,  8, 9, 10, 11,                                                                    
and 12 and  left OPEN Items 1,  15, 19, 22, 23,  24, 26, 28,                                                                    
29, and 30 in the Department of Fish and Game budget.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
^NATURAL RESOURCES                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
3:11:10 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Stedman MOVED to ADOPT the following in the                                                                            
Department of Natural Resources budget:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 2    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 3    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 4    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 5    Senate All Lines                                                                                                 
     Item 6    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 7    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 8    Senate All Lines                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tilton OBJECTED to Item 2.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tilton  spoke to  her objection.  She relayed                                                                    
that the  original proposal regarding the  Recorders' Office                                                                    
was  to  close offices  in  Juneau,  Palmer, Fairbanks,  and                                                                    
Kenai. There was concern about  closing the Fairbanks office                                                                    
because of mining  claims and platting. There  were also the                                                                    
same concerns  in Palmer. The  Recorder's Office  had become                                                                    
sufficiently  automated.   They  started   doing  electronic                                                                    
recording in 2012  and felt proficient enough  to handle all                                                                    
of the  recording through the  electronic process.  A person                                                                    
could also go to a title  office or become a recorder. There                                                                    
was  a cost  associated with  becoming a  recorder. She  was                                                                    
looking  at  why  the  legislature  was  choosing  to  close                                                                    
certain  offices and  understood that  the proximity  of the                                                                    
Palmer Recording  Office on the  road system was  the reason                                                                    
the  Palmer  office was  included.  She  wanted to  get  the                                                                    
information on record.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tilton WITHDREW her OBJECTION.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being  NO further  OBJECTION, it  was so  ordered. The                                                                    
action  CLOSED conferencable  Items 2,  4, 5,  6, and  8 and                                                                    
leaving OPEN Items 1, 3, and  7 in the Department of Natural                                                                    
Resources budget.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
^TRANSPORTATION                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
3:14:07 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Stedman  MOVED  to  ADOPT  the  following  in  the                                                                    
Department of Transportation and Public Facilities budget:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    House                                                                                                            
     Item 2    House                                                                                                            
     Item 3    House                                                                                                            
     Item 4    House                                                                                                            
     Item 5    House                                                                                                            
     Item 6    House                                                                                                            
     Item 7    House                                                                                                            
     Item 8    House                                                                                                            
     Item 9    House                                                                                                            
     Item 10   House                                                                                                            
     Item 11   House                                                                                                            
     Items 12 through 21 are Open                                                                                               
     Item 22   Senate All Lines                                                                                                 
     Items 23 through 29 are Open                                                                                               
     Item 30   Senate                                                                                                           
     Items 31 through 36 are Open                                                                                               
     Item 37   Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 38   Senate All Lines                                                                                                 
     Items 39 through 42 are open                                                                                               
     Item 43   Senate All Lines                                                                                                 
     Items 44 through 49 are Open                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There  being NO  OBJECTION, it  was so  ordered. The  action                                                                    
CLOSED conferencable  Items 1  through 11,  22, 30,  37, 38,                                                                    
and 43 and left OPEN Items  12 through 21, 23 through 29, 31                                                                    
through 36, 39  through 42, 44 through 49  in the Department                                                                    
of Transportation and Public Facilities budget.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
^FUND CAPITALIZATIONS                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:16:12 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Stedman  MOVED  to ADOPT  the  following  in  Fund                                                                    
Capitalizations:                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 2    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 3    Open                                                                                                             
     Item 4    Open                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There  being NO  OBJECTION, it  was so  ordered. The  action                                                                    
CLOSED conferencable Item 1 and left  OPEN Items 2, 3, and 4                                                                    
in Fund Capitalizations.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:16:56 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:17:18 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
^FUND TRANSFERS                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
3:17:23 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Stedman  MOVED  to ADOPT  the  following  in  Fund                                                                    
Transfers:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There  being NO  OBJECTION, it  was so  ordered. The  action                                                                    
CLOSED conferencable Item 1 in Fund Transfers.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
^MENTAL HEALTH CAPITAL                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:17:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Stedman MOVED to ADOPT  the following in the Mental                                                                    
Health Capital budget:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Item 1    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 2    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 3    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 4    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 5    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 6    Senate                                                                                                           
     Item 7    Senate                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There  being NO  OBJECTION, it  was so  ordered. The  action                                                                    
CLOSED conferencable Items 1 through  7 in the Mental Health                                                                    
Capital budget.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Foster concluded  the business  for the  committee                                                                    
hearing.   Once  the   next  meeting   date  and   time  was                                                                    
determined, the meeting would be noticed on BASIS.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair   Stedman  MOVED   to  ADJOURN.   There  being   NO                                                                    
OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB  39  was   HEARD  and  HELD  in   committee  for  further                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB  40  was   HEARD  and  HELD  in   committee  for  further                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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