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Finance Committee, Alaska House of Representatives

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The Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Alaska House of Representatives and has 18 subcommittees:

  • Administration
  • Commerce, Community & Economic Dev
  • Corrections
  • Court System
  • Education & Early Development
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Fish & Game
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  • Public Safety
  • Revenue
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  • University of Alaska

Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the Speaker of the House and has five members including the Speaker. Committees are assigned after each election.[1] What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The Speaker 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 (4)Republican members (9)
Bryce EdgmonAlan Austerman, Co-chair
Les GaraBill Stoltze, Co-chair
David GuttenbergMark Neuman, Vice-chair
Scott Kawasaki, AlternateLindsey Holmes
Cathy Engstrom Munoz
Steve M. Thompson
Tammie Wilson
Mia Costello
Mike Hawker, Alternate

2011-2012 members

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