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Finance Committee, Alaska State Senate

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The Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Alaska State Senate and has 18 subcommittees:

  • Administration
  • Commerce, Community & Economic Dev
  • Corrections
  • Court System
  • Education & Early Development
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Fish & Game
  • Governor
  • Health & Social Services
  • Labor & Workforce Development
  • Law
  • Legislature
  • Military & Veterans' Affairs
  • Natural Resources
  • Public Safety
  • Revenue
  • Transportation & Public Facilities
  • University of Alaska

Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the President of the Senate and has five members including the President. Committees are assigned after each election.[1] What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Uniform Rules


Per Uniform Rule 20-a, the Finance Committee is to consider "all appropriation revenue, capital improvement, and bonding measures, the executive budget, and the programs and activities of the Department of Revenue."[2]



The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Finance Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (2)Republican members (5)
Donald OlsonPete Kelly, Co-chair
Lyman HoffmanKevin Meyer, Co-chair
Anna Fairclough, Vice-chair
Mike Dunleavy
Click Bishop



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