Posted: March 28, 2012
Contact: Jeremiah Campbell, 465-5284, House Majority Deputy Press Secretary
A Summary of News & Events from Alaska's State House for Tuesday - 03/27/12:
H Floor Session: The House passed HB 9, In-State Gasline Development Corporation, and HB 261, Commercial Fishing Entry Permit Loans.
H State Affairs: HJR 38, United State Constitutional Amendment: Federal Debt Limit, moved from committee.
H Finance: The committee heard testimony on education funding by school board presidents or designated board members.
H Transportation: HB 345, Waive CDL Skill Test for Certain Veterans, moved from committee while HB 212, Provisional Driver's License Sticker, was heard and held.
H Military & Veterans' Affairs: HB 366, Disaster Planning and Services, and SJR 14, Military Personnel Cuts & Base Closures, were moved from committee.
H Health & Social Services: SB 98, Biometric Information for ID, was heard and held. The committee heard a presentation of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and the Justice System.
H Energy: HB 336, Energy Assistance Program & Vouchers, and HB 323, Nonattainment Area Home Heating System Grants, were heard and held.
Daily House Committee Calendar
Education-8:00 AM, Capitol 106
Presentation: Lower Kuskokwim School District
SB 170 Vocational Education Counseling in Schools
Legislative Budget & Audit-8:00 AM, Butrovich 205
Finance-9:30 AM, House Finance 519
HB 258 Naturally Occurring Asbestos
HB 59 Commercial Fishing Loan Act
HB 276 Oil/Gas Production Tax Credits: Nenana
Judiciary-1:00 PM, Capitol 120
Presentation: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and the Justice System
Resources-1:00 PM, Barnes 124
Overview: Decoupling of Oil & Gas Taxes
Finance-1:30 PM, House Finance 519
Discussion with the Chair of the State Board of Education
Presentation: Alaska Policy Forum
Labor & Commerce-3:15 PM, Barnes 124
HB 275 Retiree Beneftis: Colorectal/Drug Benefits
SB 125 Motor Vehicle Transactions
*Committee schedules may change, please check BASIS for updated information
Daily DOR Oil Prices
ANS: $123.83 +$0.30
WTI: $107.33 +$0.30
HH: $2.08 -$0.05
Production: 598,724 bbl
Daily Press Links
Press Release - House approves historic in-state gasline bill
Press Release - House backs HB 261
Blog - Chenault responds to criticism of HB 9
JNU Empire - House passes Muñoz' subdivisions bill
ADN - Senate oil tax rewrite not expected this week
ADN - Little support of fuel tax suspension, House Leader says
KTUU - Oil industry group: Duty to Develop bill raises concerns
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