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31st Legislature(2019-2020)

Committee Hearings


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled


(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 15 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
No Meeting Scheduled

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 16 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Committee Organization/Introduction of Members &TELECONFERENCED
Staff
+ Dept. of Revenue, Revenue ForecastTELECONFERENCED
- Commissioner Bruce Tangeman
-- Presenters Below Postponed to 1/17/19 --
+ Dept. of Natural Resources: Production ForecastTELECONFERENCED
- Commissioner Corri Feige
- Division of O&G, Director Chantal Walsh &
Commercial Analyst Pascal Umekwe

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 17 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Dept. of Natural Resources: Production HighlightsTELECONFERENCED
Permitting Issues, & Status of Development on
North Slope
- Commissioner Corri Feige
- Deputy Commissioner Sara Longan
- Division of O&G, Director Chantal Walsh
-- Presenters Below Postponed from 1/16/19 --
+ Dept. of Natural Resources: Production ForecastTELECONFERENCED
- Commissioner Corri Feige
- Division of O&G, Director Chantal Walsh &
Commercial Analyst Pascal Umekwe

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 18 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
No Meeting Scheduled

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 21 Monday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
No Meeting Scheduled

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 22 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
- John Quick, Dept. of Administration
-- Above: Joint with Senate State Affairs --
- Bruce Tangeman, Dept. of Revenue

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 23 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ - Office of Management & Budget: BudgetTELECONFERENCED
Development Process by Donna Arduin, Director
+ - Legislative Finance: FY20 Fiscal Overview byTELECONFERENCED
David Teal, Director

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 24 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Alaska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission:TELECONFERENCED
Overview, Mission, Update & Gas Offtake by
Commissioners Cathy Foerster & Dan Seamount

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 25 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation: Overview,TELECONFERENCED
Mission & Update by Angela Rodell, CEO

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 28 Monday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
-- MEETING CANCELED --
+ - State Debt Overview & Credit Ratings by TELECONFERENCED
Commissioner Bruce Tangeman, Department of
Revenue & Deven Mitchell, State Investment
Officer
+ - Savings Accounts & Budget Reserves byTELECONFERENCED
Commissioner Bruce Tangeman, Department of
Revenue

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 29 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
Supplemental Budget Legislation:
*+ SB 38 APPROP: SUPP; CAP; DISASTER RELIEFTELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
*+ SB 39 APPROP:SUPP; REAPPROP; CAP; AMEND; REPEALTELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
Donna Arduin, OMB Director

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 30 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ - PRS/TRS Update by Ajay Desai, Director ofTELECONFERENCED
Retirement & Benefits
+ - Negotiated Labor Contracts by Kate Sheehan,TELECONFERENCED
Director of Personnel & Labor Relations

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Jan 31 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority byTELECONFERENCED
Mike Abbott, Executive Director & Mary Jane
Michael, Board Chair

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 01 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Indirect Expenditures byTELECONFERENCED
Alexei Painter, Legislative Fiscal Analyst &
Dan Stickel, Ky Clark, & Ed King, Department of
Revenue

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 04 Monday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ State Debt Overview & Credit Ratings byTELECONFERENCED
Commissioner Bruce Tangeman, Department of
Revenue & Deven Mitchell, State Investment
Officer
-- Presentation Below Postponed to 2/5/2019 --
+ Savings Accounts & Budget Reserves byTELECONFERENCED
Pam Leary, Director, Treasury Division,
Department of Revenue

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 05 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Negotiated Labor Contracts by Kate Sheehan,TELECONFERENCED
Director of Personnel & Labor Relations
- Presentation Below Rescheduled from 2/4/2019 -
+ Savings Accounts & Budget Reserves byTELECONFERENCED
Pam Leary, Director, Treasury Division,
Department of Revenue

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 06 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Consideration of Lieutenant Governor SuccessorTELECONFERENCED
Appointee:
Dr. Michael Johnson, Commissioner Department of
Education & Early Development

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 07 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Fiscal Impacts of Opioids:TELECONFERENCED
- Department of Health & Social Services
- Department of Corrections
- Department of Public Safety

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 08 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
No Meeting Scheduled

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 11 Monday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
- Joint with Senate Health & Social Services -
+ Alaska Healthcare Transformation Project Update:TELECONFERENCED
- Sandra Heffern, Executive Director, Effective
Health Design
- Scott Leitz, Senior Fellow, NORC at the
University of Chicago
- Lynne Snyder, Ph.D., Principal Research
Scientist, NORC at the University of Chicago

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 12 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Evaluating Multi-agency Initiatives on Housing &TELECONFERENCED
Homelessness by:
- Dick Mandsager, Rasmuson Foundation Senior
Fellow for Homelessness
- Mike Abbott, CEO, Alaska Mental Health
Authority
- Bryan Butcher, CEO/Executive Director, Alaska
Housing Finance Corporation
- Brian Wilson, Executive Director, Alaska
Coalition on Housing & Homelessness
- Jasmine Khan, Executive Director, Anchorage
Coalition to End Homelessness

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 13 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ SB 37 RENEWAL OF VACCINE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
Mental Health Board of Trustees
- Ken McCarty
- John Sturgeon
- Joe Riggs - Removed from Agenda
Regulatory Commission of Alaska
- Dan Sullivan

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 14 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDSTELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
OMB Director Arduin
Departmental Review:
- Public Safety
- Law
- Corrections
- Military & Veterans Affairs
- Judiciary
- Governor
- Legislature

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 15 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDSTELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
Departmental Review Continued:
- Law
- Corrections
- Military & Veterans Affairs
- Judiciary
-- Items Below Removed from Agenda --
- Natural Resources
- Environmental Conservation
- Fish & Game
- Labor & Workforce Development
- Commerce, Community & Economic Development
- Administration
- Revenue
- Education & Early Development
- University

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 18 Monday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Departmental Review Continued:TELECONFERENCED
- Education & Early Development
- Statewide
- Health & Social Services - Rescheduled to 2/22

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 19 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
-- Recessed to 1:00 p.m.--
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Departmental Review Continued:TELECONFERENCED
- Department of Military & Veterans' Affairs
- Judiciary
- Statewide Items Continued
<Above Items Added to Agenda>
- University of Alaska
- Transportation & Public Facilities
- Revenue

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 20 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Departmental Review Continued:TELECONFERENCED
<Items Below Added to Agenda>
- Department of Military & Veterans' Affairs
- Court System
- Transportation & Public Facilities
+ Bills Previously Heard/ScheduledTELECONFERENCED
<Items Below Removed from Agenda>
- Fish & Game
- Natural Resources
- Environmental Conservation

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 21 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Departmental Review Continued:TELECONFERENCED
<Items Below Added to Agenda>
- Fish & Game
- Natural Resources
- Environmental Conservation
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
<Items Below Removed from Agenda>
- Labor & Workforce Development
- Administration
- Commerce, Community & Economic Development
- Governor

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 22 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Departmental Review Continued:TELECONFERENCED
- Health & Social Services - Rescheduled from
2/18/19
- Item Below Removed from Agenda -
+ Legislative Finance Overview & Analysis by DavidTELECONFERENCED
Teal, Director of Legislative Finance
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 25 Monday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Departmental Review Continued:TELECONFERENCED
- Labor & Workforce Development
- Administration
- Commerce, Community & Economic Development
- Governor
- Revenue

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 26 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Legislative Finance Division Overview by DavidTELECONFERENCED
Teal, Director

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 27 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
Commissioner-Designee Kelly Tshibaka, Department
of Administration
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Feb 28 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Investment Funds Update & Cash Flow DeficiencyTELECONFERENCED
Plan by Bruce Tangeman, Commissioner of Revenue
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 01 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ SB 25 EXTEND BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ SB 29 EXTEND BOARD OF MARINE PILOTS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ SB 36 EXTEND BOARD OF NURSING TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 04 Monday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
No Meeting Scheduled

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 05 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
No Meeting Scheduled

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 06 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Economic Overview of Governor's ProposedTELECONFERENCED
Operating Budget by Ed King, Chief Economist,
Office of Management & Budget & Dan Robinson,
Chief of Research & Analysis, Department of
Labor & Workforce Development
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 07 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Economic Overview of Governor's ProposedTELECONFERENCED
Operating Budget Continued by Mouhcine Guettabi,
Economist, Institute of Social & Economic
Research, University of Alaska
+ Economic Overview of Governor's ProposedTELECONFERENCED
Operating Budget by Ed King, Chief Economist,
Office of Management & Budget
+ Consideration of Governor's Appointees:TELECONFERENCED
Joe Riggs - AK Mental Health Trust
+ Bills Previously Heard/ScheduledTELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 08 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ SB 4 NAMING SCOTT JOHNSON MEMORIAL BRIDGE TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ SB 16 ALCOHOL LIC:FAIRS,THEATRES,CONCERTS;BONDSTELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ SB 41 NUMBER OF SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:TELECONFERENCED
=+ SB 25 EXTEND BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 25 Out of Committee
=+ SB 29 EXTEND BOARD OF MARINE PILOTS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 29 Out of Committee

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 11 Monday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ SB 12 ASSAULT; SEX OFFENSES; SENTENCING CREDIT TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:TELECONFERENCED
=+ SB 4 NAMING SCOTT JOHNSON MEMORIAL BRIDGE TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 4 Out of Committee

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 12 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
*+ SB 19 APPROP: CAPITAL BUDGET; SUPPLEMENTAL TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:TELECONFERENCED
=+ SB 37 RENEWAL OF VACCINE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 37(FIN) Out of Committee

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 13 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ SB 53 UNIVERSITY REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ SB 43 EXTEND BIG GAME COMMERCIAL SERVICES BOARDTELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:TELECONFERENCED
=+ SB 36 EXTEND BOARD OF NURSING TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 36 Out of Committee

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 14 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
=+ SB 20 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
=+ SB 38 APPROP: SUPP; CAP; DISASTER RELIEF TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 15 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
No Meeting Scheduled

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 18 Monday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ - Spring Revenue ForecastTELECONFERENCED
+ - Oil & Gas Production Tax Audit UpdateTELECONFERENCED
+ - Severance Tax - Order of Operations TELECONFERENCED
<Item Above Rescheduled to 3/22/19>
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 19 Tuesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ AIDEA: Update on Projects, Investments & CashTELECONFERENCED
Flow
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:TELECONFERENCED
=+ SB 38 APPROP: SUPP; CAP; DISASTER RELIEF TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 20 Wednesday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ SB 54 ALASKA RAILROAD CORP. LAND TRANSFERS TELECONFERENCED
-- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 21 Thursday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ Port of Anchorage: Importance, Status Update &TELECONFERENCED
Challenges
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED

(S)FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE *
Mar 22 Friday 9:00 AMSENATE FINANCE 532
+ - Severance Tax - Order of OperationsTELECONFERENCED
<Item Above Rescheduled from 3/18/19>
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED