Legislature(1995 - 1996)

1996-04-10 Senate Journal

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1996-04-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3123
SB 52                                                                        
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                  
52(JUD) An Act providing for an advisory vote on the issue of                  
capital punishment was read the third time.                                    
                                                                               

1996-04-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3124
SB 52                                                                        
Senator Lincoln moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be             
returned to second reading for the purpose of a specific amendment,            
that being Amendment No. 1.  Senator Taylor objected.                          
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the bill be returned to second reading for           
the purpose of a specific amendment?  The roll was taken with the              
following result:                                                              
                                                                               
CS SSSB 52(JUD)                                                                
Return to Second for Specific Amendment                                        
                                                                               
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Frank, Hoffman, Lincoln,                  
Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger, Salo, Sharp, Torgerson, Zharoff                    
                                                                               
Nays:  Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Taylor                            
                                                                               
and so, the bill was returned to second reading.                               
                                                                               
Senator Lincoln offered Amendment No. 1:                                       
                                                                               
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	Delete "capital punishment"                                                 
	Insert "punishment for murder"                                              
                                                                               
Page 1, lines 4 - 5:                                                           
	Delete "whether the legislature should enact a law providing                  
for capital punishment for"                                                    
	Insert "what punishment the legislature should provide by                     
law for the crime of"                                                          
                                                                               
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	Delete all material and insert:                                               
	"Of the two alternatives listed                                             
below, indicate which punishment the                                           
Alaska State Legislature  should provide for                                   
murder in the first degree.  Select only one                                   
of the alternatives.                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

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SB 52                                                                        
			The death penalty		ª   ß                                                    
                                                                               
Mandatory 99-year sentence (life 			                                        
imprisonment) without parole                                                   
and with mandatory restitution to                                           
the family of the victim	ª   ß"                                             
                                                                               
Senator Lincoln moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                     
Objections were heard.                                                         
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?  The roll                
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
CS SSSB 52(JUD)                                                                
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 1                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Rieger,                 
Salo, Zharoff                                                                  
                                                                               
Nays:  Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,                    
R.Phillips, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                           
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                
                                                                               
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                  
52(JUD) was automatically in third reading.                                    
                                                                               
The question being: Shall CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                        
SENATE BILL NO. 52(JUD) An Act providing for an advisory                       
vote on the issue of capital punishment pass the Senate?  The roll             
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

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SB 52                                                                        
                                                                               
CS SSSB 52(JUD)                                                                
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
                                                                               
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,            
R.Phillips, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                           
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Rieger, Salo,                   
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL                              
NO. 52(JUD) passed the Senate.                                                 
                                                                               
Senator Duncan gave notice of reconsideration.