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HB 90 AM: "An Act changing the date that the legislature convenes in the years following a gubernatorial election; changing the date that the term of a member of the legislature begins in the years following a gubernatorial election."

00 HOUSE BILL NO. 90 am                                                                                                    
01 "An Act changing the date that the legislature convenes in the years following                                          
02 a gubernatorial election; changing the date that the term of a member of the                                            
03 legislature begins in the years following a gubernatorial election."                                                    
04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
05    * Section 1.  AS 24.05.080 is amended to read:                                                                       
06  Sec. 24.05.080.  TERMS.  The term of each member of the legislature begins                                            
07 on the second Monday in January following a presidential election year; however,                                        
08 following a gubernatorial election year, the term of each member begins on the third                                   
09 Tuesday [MONDAY] in January.  The term of representatives is two years, and the                                        
10 term of senators is four years.  One-half of the senators shall be elected every two                                    
11 years.                                                                                                                  
12    * Sec. 2.  AS 24.05.090 is amended to read:                                                                          
13  Sec. 24.05.090.  REGULAR SESSIONS.  The legislature shall convene at the                                              
14 capital each year on the second Monday in January at 10:00 a.m.; however, following                                     
01 a gubernatorial election year, the legislature shall convene on the third Tuesday                                   
02 [MONDAY] in January at 10:00 a.m.  Except as provided in this section, each                                             
03 legislature shall have a duration of two years and shall consist of a "First Regular                                    
04 Session," which shall meet in the odd-numbered years, and a "Second Regular                                         
05 Session," which shall meet in the even-numbered years, and any special session or                                   
06 sessions that [WHICH] the governor or legislature may find necessary to call.