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31st Legislature(2019-2020)

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= bill was previously heard/scheduled


(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 25 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Presentation: AK Oil & Gas ConservationTELECONFERENCED
Commission
- Overview, Mission, Update, & Gas Offtake
Commissioner Cathy Foerster & Commissioner Dan
Seamount
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 27 Wednesday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Overview: Dept. of Natural Resources by DeputyTELECONFERENCED
Commissioner Brent Goodrum & Deputy Commissioner
Sara Longan
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 01 Friday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
Commissioner Designee Corri Feige, Dept. of
Natural Resources
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
<Above Item Removed from Agenda>
+ Presentation: State Forest & Timber IndustryTELECONFERENCED
Update by
- Chris Maisch, State Forester, AK Div. of
Forestry
- Owen Graham, Exec. Dir., AK Forest Assoc.
- Jaeleen Kookesh, VP General Counsel & Corporate
Secretary, Sealaska Corp.
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 04 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
Commissioner Designee Corri Feige
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
*+ SJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING; RELATED ISSUES TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Postponed to 3/6/19>
<Pending Introduction & Referral>
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
Please sign up by 2:30 pm in order to testify
+ Presentation: Building AK's Blue Economy - AK'sTELECONFERENCED
College of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences by S.
Bradley Moran, Dean, UAF College of Fisheries &
Ocean Sciences

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 06 Wednesday 1:20 PMBARNES 124
-- Please Note Time Change --
+ Presentation: Outdoor Recreation in AK by LeeTELECONFERENCED
Hart, Founder, Confluence
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
=+ SJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING; RELATED ISSUES TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
Please sign up by 2:30 to testify

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 08 Friday 1:20 PMBARNES 124
-- Please Note Time Change --
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
- Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang, Dept. of Fish &
Game
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
- Board of Game
<Above Item Rescheduled to 3/11/19>
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
=+ SJR 7 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING; RELATED ISSUES TELECONFERENCED
Moved HCS SJR 7(RES) Out of Committee
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 11 Monday 1:20 PMBARNES 124
-- Please Note Time Change --
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
- Board of Game
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
<Rescheduled from 3/8/19>
- Big Game Commercial Services Board
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 13 Wednesday 1:20 PMBARNES 124
-- Please Note Time Change --
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
Fishermen's Fund Advisory & Appeals Council
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Presentation: Oil & Mining Solutions at theTELECONFERENCED
University of AK by William Schnabel, P.E.,
Ph.D., Dean, UAF College of Engineering & Mines
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 15 Friday 1:20 PMBARNES 124
-- Recessed to 5:30 pm --
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
Commissioner Designee Jason Brune, Dept. of
Environmental Conservation
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 18 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Presentations:TELECONFERENCED
- Alaska Traditional Foods Movement by Melissa
A. Chlupach, MS, RD, LD, UAA College of Health
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
- Arctic Strategic Transportation & Resources by
Faith Martineau, Exec. Dir., DNR Office of
Project Management & Permitting
<Above Item Removed from Agenda>
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 20 Wednesday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
-- Please Note Time Change --
+ Presentation: Spring Revenue Forecast &TELECONFERENCED
Production Forecast Update by Commissioner Bruce
Tangeman, Dept. of Revenue & Pascal Umekwe,
Commercial Analyst, Dept. of Natural Resources
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 22 Friday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Presentation: Alaska LNG Project Update by JoeTELECONFERENCED
Dubler, Interim President, Alaska Gasline
Development Corp.
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
*+ HB 16 LOCAL FOOD PROCUREMENT; LABELING TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 25 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees: AlaskaTELECONFERENCED
Oil & Gas Conservation Commission
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Presentation: Pebble Project Status & Update onTELECONFERENCED
Permitting & Environmental Impact Statement by
- Tom Collier, CEO
- John Shively, Chairman
- James Fueg, VP of Permitting
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/ScheduledTELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 25 Monday 6:30 PMBARNES 124
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
Commissioner Designee Jason Brune, Dept. of
Environmental Conservation
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit Will Be Set> --
Please sign up by 7:15 pm to be added to queue

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 27 Wednesday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Presentation: Alaska Minerals Commission UpdateTELECONFERENCED
by Lance Miller, Chairman & Rob Retherford, Board
Member, Alaska Minerals Commission
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ HB 35 CONFLICT OF INTEREST: BD FISHERIES/GAME TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees: Big GameTELECONFERENCED
Commercial Services Board
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 29 Friday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
=+ HB 16 LOCAL FOOD PROCUREMENT; LABELING TELECONFERENCED
Moved SSHB 16 Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ HJR 10 SUPPORTING ROAD BELT ELECTRICAL LINE TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
=+ HB 35 CONFLICT OF INTEREST: BD FISHERIES/GAME TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 35(FSH) Out of Committee
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 01 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
=+ HJR 10 SUPPORTING ROAD BELT ELECTRICAL LINE TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHJR 10(RES) Out of Committee
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Presentation: Pebble Project Status & Update onTELECONFERENCED
Permitting & Environmental Impact Statement by
- Norman Van Vactor, CEO, Bristol Bay Regional
Development Corp.
- Daniel Schindler, Professor, School of Aquatic
& Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
- Camron Wobus, Senior Scientist, Lynker
Technologies
- Rick Halford, Former AK Senator & Consultant,
Bristol Bay Coalition
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 01 Monday 6:30 PMBARNES 124
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
Commissioner Designee Jason Brune, Dept. of
Environmental Conservation
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 03 Wednesday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
-- Delayed until 1:45 pm --
*+ HB 27 REGULATION OF FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ HB 3 STATE LAND SALE; PFD VOUCHER AND ASSIGN. TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 05 Friday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Presentation: Process for the Evaluation of theTELECONFERENCED
Dept. of Army Application Submitted by the
Pebble Limited Partnership by David S. Hobbie,
Regional Regulatory Div. Chief, US Army Corps of
Engineers
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
=+ HB 27 REGULATION OF FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
=+ HB 3 STATE LAND SALE; PFD VOUCHER AND ASSIGN. TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 08 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
-- Delayed to 15 Minutes Following Session --
+ Presentation: Mining Industry Taxes by Dept. ofTELECONFERENCED
Revenue
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Presentation: Mining Industry Update by TELECONFERENCED
-Deantha Crockett, Exec. Dir., Alaska
Miners Association
-Karen Mathias, Exec. Dir., Council of
Alaska Producers
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 10 Wednesday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
-- MEETING CANCELED --
+ Presentation: Fisheries Taxes by Dept. of RevenueTELECONFERENCED
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Presentation: Fishing Industry Update by FrancesTELECONFERENCED
Leach, Exec. Dir. of United Fisherman of
Alaska
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 12 Friday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees: Board ofTELECONFERENCED
Game
-- Public Testimony --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
=+ HB 3 STATE LAND SALE; PFD VOUCHER AND ASSIGN. TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSSHB 3(RES) Out of Committee

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 13 Saturday 9:00 AMBARNES 124
-- MEETING CANCELED --
-- Please Note Time Change --
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees: Board ofTELECONFERENCED
Fisheries
-- Public Testimony --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 15 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
*+ HB 122 FUNTER BAY MARINE PARK: UNANGAN CEMETERY TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Presentation: Oil & Gas Industry Taxes byTELECONFERENCED
- Colleen Glover, Tax Director, Dept. of Revenue
- Dan Stickel, Chief Revenue Economist, Dept. of
Revenue
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 15 Monday 6:30 PMCAPITOL 106
-- Time & Location Change --
Joint with House FSH
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees: Board ofTELECONFERENCED
Fish
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 17 Wednesday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
-- MEETING CANCELED --
-- Delayed to a Call of the Chair --
=+ HB 122 FUNTER BAY MARINE PARK: UNANGAN CEMETERY TELECONFERENCED
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 19 Friday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
-- MEETING CANCELED --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 22 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
=+ HB 122 FUNTER BAY MARINE PARK: UNANGAN CEMETERY TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 122 Out of Committee
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Presentation: Alaska's Oil and Gas Tax Regime byTELECONFERENCED
- Dan Stickel, Chief Revenue Economist, Dept. of
Revenue
- Commissioner Bruce Tangeman, Dept. of Revenue
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 24 Wednesday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Presentations: TELECONFERENCED
Fisheries Taxes in Alaska by Dept. of
Revenue by
- Brandon Spanos, Deputy Director, Tax Division,
Dept. of Revenue
- Commissioner Bruce Tangeman, Dept. of Revenue
- Elizabeth Nudelman, Revenue Audit Supervisor,
Fish Tax Group, Dept. of Revenue
Alaska Commercial Fishing Industry Update by
Frances Leach, Exec. Dir., United Fishermen of
Alaska
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ HR 8 2019: INT'L YEAR OF THE SALMON TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 26 Friday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ Presentations:TELECONFERENCED
Arctic Strategic Transportation and Resources by
- Faith Martineau, Director, Office of Project
Management and Permitting, Dept. of Natural
Resources
- Jeff Bruno, Large Project Coordinator, Office
of Project Management and Permitting, Dept. of
Natural Resources
Alaska Commercial Fishing Industry Update by
Frances Leach, Exec. Dir., United Fisherman of
Alaska
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
=+ HR 8 2019: INT'L YEAR OF THE SALMON TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHR 8(RES) Out of Committee
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
Apr 29 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
+ SB 43 EXTEND BIG GAME BOARD; OUTFITTER LICENSE TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
*+ HB 138 NATIONAL RESOURCE WATER DESIGNATION TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
May 01 Wednesday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
-- Delayed to 1:20 pm --
+ Presentation: Oil and Gas Industry Update by TELECONFERENCED
- Kara Moriarty, President & CEO, Alaska Oil &
Gas Association
- Scott Jepsen, VP of External Affairs &
Transportation, ConocoPhillips
- Damian Bilbao, VP of Commercial Ventures, BP
- Scott Digert, Resource Development Area
Manager, Greater Prudhoe Bay, BP
- Benjamin Johnson, President & CEO, BlueCrest
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
May 03 Friday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
-- Delayed to 1:15 pm --
=+ SB 43 EXTEND BIG GAME BOARD; OUTFITTER LICENSE TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 43(FIN) Out of Committee
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
=+ HB 138 NATIONAL RESOURCE WATER DESIGNATION TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ HB 116 AQUATIC FARM/HATCHERY SITE LEASES TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
May 06 Monday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
=+ HB 116 AQUATIC FARM/HATCHERY SITE LEASES TELECONFERENCED
Scheduled but Not Heard
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ SB 95 ALASKA RAILROAD CORP. LAND TRANSFERS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
May 08 Wednesday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
-- Delayed to Immediately Following Session --
=+ SB 95 ALASKA RAILROAD CORP. LAND TRANSFERS TELECONFERENCED
Moved HCS SB 95(RES) Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ SB 91 NUYAKUK RIVER: HYDROELECTRIC SITETELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Testimony <Invitation Only> --
+ Presentation: Invasive Species in Alaska byTELECONFERENCED
- Dan Coleman, Natural Resource Specialist,
Plant Material Center, DNR
- Tammy Davis, Invasive Species Program
Coordinator, ADFG
- Aaron Martin, Invasive Species Program
Coordinator, USFWS, Alaska Region
- Tim Stallard, Alien Species Control, LLC
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(H)RESOURCES STANDING COMMITTEE *
May 10 Friday 1:00 PMBARNES 124
=+ SB 91 NUYAKUK RIVER: HYDROELECTRIC SITETELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 91(FIN) Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Presentations:TELECONFERENCED
Understanding the Effects of PFAS (Per-and
polyfluoroalkyl substances) Contamination in
Alaskan Municipalities by
- Bryce Ward, Mayor, Fairbanks North Star Borough
- Calvin Casipit, Mayor, City of Gustavus
-Tom Williams, City Administrator, City of
Gustavus
Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
Response to PFAS Contaminated Sites by Dept. of
Environmental Conservation
=+ HB 116 AQUATIC FARM/HATCHERY SITE LEASES TELECONFERENCED
Moved SSHB 116 Out of Committee
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/ScheduledTELECONFERENCED