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1995-04-12 House Journal

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1995-04-12                     House Journal                      Page 1287
HB 90                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                        
                                                                               
HOUSE BILL NO. 90                                                             
"An Act changing the date that the legislature convenes in the                
years following a gubernatorial election."                                     
                                                                               

1995-04-12                     House Journal                      Page 1288
HB 90                                                                        
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	STA RPT  7DP                                                      443         
	ZERO FISCAL NOTE (LAA)                                            444         
	JUD RPT  5DP 1AM                                                  726         
	FISCAL NOTE (GOV/ALL DEPTS)                                       727         
	ZERO FISCAL NOTE (LAA) 2/22/95                                    727         
	FIN REFERRAL ADDED                                                756         
	FIN REFERRAL WAIVED                                               966         
                                                                               
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative B.Davis:                         
                                                                               
Page 1, line 2, after "election" (title amendment):                          
	Insert "; changing the date that the term of a member of the                 
legislature begins in the years following a gubernatorial election"           
                                                                               
Page 1,  line 4, after "Section 1.":                                         
	Insert "AS 24.05.080 is amended to read:                                      
	Sec. 24.05.080.  TERMS.  The term of each member of the                      
legislature begins on the second Monday in January following a                 
presidential election year; however, following a gubernatorial                 
election year, the term of each member begins on the third                     
Tuesday [MONDAY] in January.  The term of representatives is               
two years, and the term of senators is four years.  One-half of the            
senators shall be elected every two years.                                     
   * Sec. 2."                                                                
                                                                               
                                                                               
Representative B.Davis moved and asked unanimous consent that                  
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                    
                                                                               
                                                                               
Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,          
Amendment No. 1 was adopted, and the new title appears below:                  
                                                                               
HOUSE BILL NO. 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."                                                     
                                                                               

1995-04-12                     House Journal                      Page 1289
HB 90                                                                        
Representative Vezey moved and asked unanimous consent that HB 90              
am be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on            
final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                   
                                                                               
HB 90 am was read the third time.                                              
                                                                               
The question being:  "Shall HB 90 am pass the House?"  The roll was            
taken with the following result:                                               
                                                                               
HB 90 am                                                                       
Third Reading                                                                  
Final Passage                                                                  
                                                                               
YEAS:  37   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Barnes, Brice, Brown, Bunde, Davies, B.Davis,                
G.Davis, Elton, Finkelstein, Foster, Green, Grussendorf, Hanley, James,        
Kelly, Kohring, Kubina, Mackie, MacLean, Martin, Moses, Mulder,                
Navarre, Nicholia, Ogan, Parnell, Phillips, Porter, Robinson, Rokeberg,        
Sanders, Therriault, Toohey, Vezey, Williams, Willis                           
                                                                               
Nays:  Kott, Masek                                                             
                                                                               
Excused:  Ivan                                                                 
                                                                               
And so, HB 90 am passed the House and was referred to the Chief                
Clerk for engrossment.