State of Alaska State Legislature Legislative Budget & Audit Committee Division of Legislative Audit

The Legislative Finance Division serves the interim Legislative Budget and Audit Committee and two standing finance committees with a nonpartisan staff. Each fiscal analyst is assigned specific areas of responsibility. Duties of the division are designated in AS 24.20.231and include:

  • Analyze the budget and appropriation requests of each department, institution, bureau, board, commission or other agency of state government
  • Analyze the revenue requirements of the state
  • Provide the finance committees of the legislature with comprehensive budget review and fiscal analysis services
  • Cooperate with the Office of Management and Budget in establishing a comprehensive system for state budgeting and financial management as set out in the Executive Budget Act (AS 37.07)
  • Complete studies and prepare reports, memoranda or other materials as directed by the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee