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DEE100CDD9E94CE98725834A005E9332 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For OTHER BUSINESS

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Date Nov 19, 2018      
Location SCR 357



Other Business - Draft Legislation Requested (2)


10:13:16 AM  

Ms. Donaldson provided an overview of the upcoming committee hearings in December, and the capital construction recommendation received from the Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB). Committee members received a table outlining the OSPB recommendation, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment I). Ms. Donaldson then discussed potential committee legislation for the next legislative session. Discussion ensued regarding a piece of potential legislation referenced by Ms. Donaldson concerning the ability of the Office of the State Architect to move amounts of money between individual controlled maintenance projects. Mr. Larry Friedberg, State Architect representing the Office of the State Architect, joined a discussion about the potential for creating a process by which controlled maintenance projects are preemptively ranked for future budget years.

10:27:28 AM  
Discussion continued regarding the potential for creating a process by which controlled maintenance projects are preemptively ranked by the Office of the State Architect for future budget years. Discussion ensued regarding research into master planning at the departmental level, and various issues associated with the OSPB FY 2019-20 capital budget submission. Ms. Donaldson responded to questions regarding potential legislation that would clarify when the committee chair and vice chair are elected. Ms. Esther van Mourik, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to discuss the details of this potential legislation. Discussion ensued regarding this potential legislation.


10:41:10 AM
Motion Request that the Office of Legislative Legal Services draft potential committee legislation regarding the timing of the election of the committee chair and vice chair
Moved Kefalas
Seconded
Beckman Yes
Kefalas Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Valdez A. Excused
Fields Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
10:41:18 AM  
Discussion returned to potential legislation concerning flexibility with spending on controlled maintenance. Mr. Friedberg returned to address questions on this potential legislation. Discussion followed regarding the potential for the Office of the State Architect to report annually to the committee on movements of funds between controlled maintenance projects that are not funded through an appropriation.


10:48:31 AM
Motion Request that the Office of Legislative Legal Services draft potential committee legislation granting authority to the Office of the State Architect to move money between controlled maintenance projects that are not funded through an appropriation.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded
Beckman Yes
Kefalas Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Valdez A. Excused
Fields Yes
Roberts Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS