Alaska Legislature to Have Second Special Session - State and Federal Communications

June 21, 2021  •  

Alaska Legislature to Have Second Special Session

Alaska State Capitol Buildling - Jay Galvin

On June 18, the Alaska Legislature adjourned a special session after failing to alter the effective date of the state budget.

Under the Alaska constitution, bills take effect 90 days after enactment unless two-thirds of the House and two-thirds of the Senate approve an earlier date.

The House could not meet this threshold.

Gov. Dunleavy issued a proclamation, calling lawmakers into another special session starting June 23 with the goal of passing a state budget before July 1.

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