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22nd Legislature(2001-2002)

Bill Text 22nd Legislature


00                SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 117(FIN)                                                             
01 "An Act making supplemental and other appropriations; and providing for an effective                                    
02 date."                                                                                                                  
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1.  DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION.  The sum of $100,000 is                                                
05 appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Administration, division of Alaska                              
06 longevity programs, pioneers homes, for increased costs for nurses and nurse's assistants for                           
07 the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.                                                                                   
08    * Sec. 2.  DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.  (a)                                                  
09 The sum of $1,600,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                        
10 Community and Economic Development for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2001, and                                       
11 June 30, 2002, for payment as a grant under AS 37.05.316 to Arctic Power for education                                  
12 efforts to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas                                
13 exploration and development.  The amount appropriated in this subsection includes $100,000                              
14 for the participation of the City of Kaktovik in support of the education efforts undertaken by                         
01 Arctic Power under this subsection.                                                                                     
02       (b)  The sum of $250,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                               
03 Community and Economic Development for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2001, and                                       
04 June 30, 2002, for payment as a grant under AS 37.05.316 to Arctic Power for educational                                
05 media efforts for targeted Congressional districts to open the coastal plain of the Arctic                              
06 National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas exploration and development.                                                   
07       (c)  The sum of $90,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                
08 Community and Economic Development for payment as a grant under AS 37.05.316 to the                                     
09 Northern Forum for operations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.                                                 
10    * Sec. 3.  ALASKA COURT SYSTEM.  The sum of $150,000 is appropriated from federal                                  
11 receipts to the Alaska Court System, trial courts, for the drug court program for the fiscal year                       
12 ending June 30, 2001.                                                                                                   
13    * Sec. 4.  DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION.  The sum of                                                   
14 $26,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Environmental                                        
15 Conservation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, for temporary personnel, whose terms                             
16 of service are intended not to exceed two years, for the State Pipeline Coordinator's Office.                           
17    * Sec. 5.  DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME.  (a)  The sum of $898,700 is                                               
18 appropriated from federal receipts to the Department of Fish and Game, division of sport fish,                          
19 for stock assessment and fisheries management projects for the fiscal year ending June 30,                              
20 2001.                                                                                                                   
21       (b)  The sum of $20,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                
22 Fish and Game for the expenses of Board of Fisheries meetings regarding halibut subsistence                             
23 regulations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.                                                                   
24       (c)  The sum of $35,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                
25 Fish and Game for the expenses of Cook Inlet/Northern Gulf of Alaska local area fisheries                               
26 management planning for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.                                                           
27       (d)  The sum of  $43,900  is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                              
28 Fish and Game for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, for temporary personnel, whose                                  
29 terms of service are intended not to exceed two years, for the State Pipeline Coordinator's                             
30 Office.                                                                                                               
31    * Sec. 6.  OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR.  The sum of $252,000 is appropriated from the                                   
01 general fund to the Office of the Governor, division of elections, for costs of the statewide                           
02 primary election necessitated by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in California                          
03 Democratic Party v. Jones, 530 U.S. 567 (2000) and the decision of the Alaska Supreme                                   
04 Court in O'Callaghan v. State, 6 P.3d 728 (Alaska 2000) for the fiscal year ending June 30,                             
05 2001.                                                                                                                   
06    * Sec. 7.  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES.  (a)  The sum of                                              
07 $3,351,300 is appropriated from federal receipts to the Department of Health and Social                                 
08 Services, energy assistance program, for low income emergency heating assistance for the                                
09 fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.                                                                                       
10       (b)  The sum of $15,000,100 is appropriated to the Department of Health and Social                                
11 Services, Medicaid services, to pay for fiscal year 2000 claims expenditures for the fiscal year                        
12 ending June 30, 2001, from the following sources:                                                                       
13       Federal receipts                             $8,970,100                                                           
14       Statutory designated program receipts         6,030,000                                                           
15       (c)  The sum of $325,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                               
16 Health and Social Services, office of the commissioner, for suicide prevention programs for                             
17 the fiscal years ending June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002.                                                               
18    * Sec. 8.  DEPARTMENT OF LAW.  (a)  The sum of $10,000 is appropriated from the                                    
19 general fund to the Department of Law for the costs associated with litigation regarding the                            
20 1997 tort reform legislation for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002.                              
21       (b)  The sum of $150,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                               
22 Law for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002, for legal services related to                         
23 development and transportation of Alaska North Slope natural gas.                                                     
24    * Sec. 9.  LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.  The sum of $608,396 is appropriated from the                                      
25 general fund to the Legislative Council for the Redistricting Board for operations for the fiscal                       
26 year ending June 30, 2001.                                                                                              
27    * Sec. 10.  DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS.  (a)  The sum                                            
28 of $500,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Military and Veterans'                           
29 Affairs, office of the commissioner, for a grant under AS 37.05.316 to 2001 Special Olympics                            
30 World Winter Games, Alaska for costs of housing and food expenses of those games for the                                
31 fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.                                                                                       
01       (b)  The sum of $43,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                
02 Military and Veterans' Affairs, Alaska Military Youth Academy, for the fiscal year ending                               
03 June 30, 2001, for the purchase of washers and dryers.                                                                  
04    * Sec. 11.  DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.  (a)  The sum of $75,000 is                                           
05 appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Natural Resources, division of oil                              
06 and gas, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002, for a study of royalty in                        
07 kind Alaska North Slope gas marketing strategy and in-state natural gas demand.  The                                    
08 department shall provide the study to the legislature.                                                                  
09       (b)  The sum of $30,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                
10 Natural Resources, division of oil and gas, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2001, and                              
11 June 30, 2002, for a gas pipeline supply-side study.  The department shall provide the study to                         
12 the legislature.                                                                                                        
13       (c)  The sum of $50,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                
14 Natural Resources, division of oil and gas, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2001, and                              
15 June 30, 2002, for Alaska North Slope gas sales (reservoir studies).  The department shall                              
16 provide the studies to the legislature.                                                                                 
17       (d)  The sum of $140,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                               
18 Natural Resources, division of oil and gas, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, to fill                           
19 vacant positions and to purchase software.                                                                              
20       (e)  The sum of $192,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                               
21 Natural Resources, division of oil and gas, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, for                               
22 seismic data acquisition and interpretation.                                                                            
23       (f)  The following amounts are appropriated from the general fund to the Department                               
24 of Natural Resources for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, for the purposes stated:                                 
25       PURPOSE                        APPROPRIATION AMOUNT                                                               
26       Personnel for the State Pipeline Coordinator's Office $177,700                                                    
27       Contractual services                            79,900                                                            
28       Equipment                                       36,000.                                                           
29    * Sec. 12.  DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE.  (a)  The sum of $400,000 is appropriated to                                    
30 the Department of Revenue, tax division, for a tax assessment challenge for the fiscal years                            
31 ending June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002, from the following sources in the amounts set out:                             
01       FUNDING SOURCE                               AMOUNT                                                               
02       General fund                                  $200,000                                                            
03       Statutory designated program receipts          200,000.                                                           
04       (b)  The sum of $31,500 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                
05 Revenue, administrative services division, for emergency replacement of a computer room air                             
06 conditioner for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.                                                                 
07       (c)  The sum of $25,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                
08 Revenue for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002, for a study of the state's                        
09 fiscal regime for development of Alaska North Slope natural gas.  The department shall                                  
10 provide the study to the legislature.                                                                                   
11    * Sec. 13.  STATE DEBT.  (a)  The unexpended and unobligated balance on the effective                              
12 date of this Act of the general obligation bond redemption fund, estimated to be $102,173.26,                         
13 is appropriated to the Alaska debt retirement fund (AS 37.15.011).                                                      
14       (b)  The sum of $639,800 is appropriated from the general fund to the Alaska debt                                 
15 retirement fund (AS 37.15.011).                                                                                         
16    * Sec. 14.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC FACILITIES.  (a)                                               
17 The sum of $905,000 is appropriated from the International Airports Revenue Fund                                        
18 (AS 37.15.430) to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for construction of                            
19 the Fairbanks International Airport maintenance facility.                                                               
20       (b)  The sum of $1,065,000 is appropriated from the International Airports Revenue                                
21 Fund (AS 37.15.430) to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for the                                   
22 purchase of Fairbanks International Airport safety and maintenance equipment.                                           
23       (c)  The sum of $281,900 is appropriated from federal receipts to the Department of                               
24 Transportation and Public Facilities for the Delong Mountain airport access study.                                      
25       (d)  The sum of $53,600 is appropriated from federal receipts to the Department of                                
26 Transportation and Public Facilities, northern region facilities, for the Deadhorse combined                            
27 facility Federal Aviation Administration lease for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.                                
28       (e)  The sum of $422,800 is appropriated from federal receipts to the Department of                               
29 Transportation and Public Facilities for Fairbanks downtown transit and cultural integration                            
30 planning.                                                                                                               
31    * Sec. 15.  LAPSE PROVISIONS.  (a)  The appropriations made by secs. 14(a), 14(b),                                 
01 14(c), and 14(e) of this Act are for capital projects and lapse under AS 37.25.020.                                     
02       (b)  The appropriations made by sec. 13 of this Act are to capitalize a fund and do not                           
03 lapse.                                                                                                                  
04    * Sec. 16.  This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).                                               
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