Senators Joe Paskvan, Dennis Egan, and Gary Stevens during the closeout hearing of the Senate Finance DEED Subcommittee, March 20, 2012
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Monday, April 18, 2011

Special Session Agenda

Governor Parnell called for a special session starting Monday, April 18, with ten bills on the agenda:

1. HB 108 – Operating Budget  

2. HB 109 – Mental Health Budget  

3. SB 46 – Capital Budget  

4. SB 76 – Supplemental Budget  

5. HB 104 – Performance Scholarships  

6. SB 42 – Power Project; Alaska Energy Authority  

7. HB 106 – Coastal Management Program  

8. SB 84 – Vocational Education & Basic Funding/Tax Credits  

9. HB 24 – Extend Regulatory Commission of Alaska Sunset  

10. HB 126 – Board Extensions: Nurse/Dentist/Barber  

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