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Enrolled HCR101: Authorizing a recess by the House of Representatives or Senate for a period of more than three days.

00 Enrolled HCR101                                                                                                         
01 Authorizing a recess by the House of Representatives or Senate for a period of more than                                
02 three days.                                                                                                             
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04 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                             
05      WHEREAS the legislature was called into the First Special Session of the Twenty-                                 
06 Ninth Alaska State Legislature on April 27, 2015, by the Governor; and                                                  
07      WHEREAS, during the next few weeks, the finance committees of each house will be                                 
08 conducting extensive hearings on the state operating and capital budgets and other subjects                             
09 included in the Governor's proclamation; and                                                                            
10      WHEREAS, during the periods the finance committees of each house are conducting                                  
11 hearings, the presence of the full membership of the Senate or House of Representatives is not                          
12 required, and daily floor sessions will take time away from careful consideration by the                                
13 committees of the subjects included in the Governor's April 27, 2015, proclamation; and                                 
14      WHEREAS art. II, sec. 10, Constitution of the State of Alaska, provides that neither                             
15 house may adjourn or recess for longer than three days unless the other house concurs; and                              
16      WHEREAS Rule 52, Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, provides that                                    
17 adoption of a concurrent resolution by a majority vote of the full membership of each house                             
01 constitutes concurrence;                                                                                                
02      BE IT RESOLVED by the Alaska State Legislature that the Senate or the House of                                   
03 Representatives may be in recess for more than three days during the First Special Session of                           
04 the Twenty-Ninth Alaska State Legislature called by the Governor on April 27, 2015, and that                            
05 each house concurs in this recess; and be it                                                                            
06      FURTHER RESOLVED by the Alaska State Legislature that the finance committees                                     
07 of each house continue to meet on the subjects in the Governor's April 27, 2015, proclamation                           
08 during a recess of both houses of the legislature until May 12, 2015.