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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 24. Legislature
- Chapter 8. Enactments
- Section 35. Fiscal Notes On Bills.
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AS 24.08.035. Fiscal Notes On Bills.
- (a) Before a bill or resolution, except an appropriation bill, is reported from the committee of first referral, there
shall be attached to the bill a fiscal note containing an estimate of the amount of the appropriation increase or
decrease that would result from enactment of the bill for the current fiscal year and five succeeding fiscal years or,
if the bill has no fiscal impact, a statement to that effect shall be attached. The fiscal note or statement shall be
prepared in conformity with the requirements of this section by the department or departments affected and may be
reviewed by the office of management and budget. The fiscal note or statement shall be delivered to the committee
requesting it within three days of the request. If the bill is presented by the governor for introduction in
accordance with AS 24.08.060
(b) and the uniform rules of the legislature, the fiscal note or statement shall be attached to the bill before the
bill is introduced. An amendment or a substitute bill proposed by a committee of referral that changes the fiscal
impact of a bill shall be explained in a revised fiscal note or statement attached to the bill.
- (b) In addition to the fiscal note required by this section, the sponsor of a bill or resolution may prepare a fiscal note
in conformity with the requirements of this section and submit it to the committee of first referral or the finance
committee. A committee may prepare an additional fiscal note in conformity with the requirements of this section.
- (c) A fiscal note for a bill or resolution must contain the following information:
- (1) the fiscal impact on existing programs;
- (2) the fiscal impact of new programs or activities;
- (3) a line item detail of the fiscal impact;
- (4) the source of funds expected to be utilized by general fund source, federal fund source, or other identified source;
- (5) the number of new positions that may be required, identified as full-time, part-time, or temporary;
- (6) an analysis of how the figures in the fiscal note were derived;
- (7) additional information necessary to explain the fiscal note;
- (8) a fiscal impact projection for the current fiscal year and for the succeeding five fiscal years; and
- (9) formal information consisting of
- (A) the bill or resolution number,
- (B) the name of the prime sponsors,
- (C) the date the fiscal note was prepared,
- (D) the name of the committee requesting the fiscal note,
- (E) the name and phone number of the person who prepared the fiscal note, and
- (F) the budget request unit, program, or subprogram affected.
- (d) The original of a fiscal note shall be submitted to the Division of Legislative Finance and copies shall be sent to
the prime sponsor, the committee requesting the fiscal note, and the office of management and budget.
- (e) [Repealed, Sec. 2 ch 64 SLA 1992].
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