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AK House Majority Morning Minutes: Recap of events for Wednesday, Jan. 29


A recap of events for Wednesday, January 29, from the Alaska House Majority Press Office:

H Floor Session: The following bills and resolutions were introduced: HB 282, Landlord and Tenant Act; HB 283, Telephone Records and Electronic Data; HB 284, Compact for a Balanced Budget; HB 285, Kachemak Bay Critical Habitat Area; HB 286, Vet’s Retirement/Loans/Housing/Employment; HB 287, Approve Tesoro Royalty Oil Sale; HB 288, AIDEA: Arctic Development Program/Fund; HB 289, Katie John Day; and, HJR 24, Arctic Council.

H Resources: The committee heard an overview on the Alaska LNG Project – Memorandum of Understanding by DNR Commissioner Joe Balash and DOR Deputy Commissioner Mike Pawlowski.

H Finance: HB 266, Approp: Operating Budget/Loans/Funds, and HB 267, Approp: Mental Health Budget, were heard and held.

H Labor & Commerce: HB 239, Extend Board of Examiners in Optometry, HB 240, Extend Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and HB 241, Extend Board of Marital & Family Therapy, moved out of committee.

Daily  House Committee Calendar
– Watch every committee meeting live at akl.tv

H Floor Session-10:30 AM, House Chambers

Finance-9:00 AM, Finance 519
–Please Note Time Change–
HB 143 Commercial Fishing Crewmember Licenses

Legislative Council-11:00 AM, Finance 532
-Ratification of Charitable Events
-Other Committee Business

Econ. Dev., Trade & Tourism-11:15 AM, Barnes 124
Presentation: “G7G Railway, Alaska/Canada Rail Link Update”
Presentation: “Arctic Ports”

Transportation-1:00 PM, Barnes 124
Update: Alaska State Rail Plan by Haines Railroad Study
Update: The Arctic Port Study by the US Army Corps of Engineers

Finance-1:30 PM, Finance 519
HB 266 Approp: Operating Budget/Loans/Funds
HB 267 Approp: Mental Health Budget
-Governor’s Budget Overview: Alaska Court System, Dept. of Fish and Game

FIN Subcmtee – Fish & Game-4:00 PM, Finance 519
Departmental Overview

FIN Subcmtee – Education-5:00 PM, Capitol 17
Budget Overview

FIN Subcmtee – Corrections-5:15 PM, Capitol 106
Institutions & Programs

FIN Subcmtee – Revenue-5:30 PM, Capitol 120
Department Overview


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