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1996-03-11 Senate Journal

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1996-03-11                     Senate Journal                      Page 2679
                                 SENATE JOURNAL                                
                            ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                           
                    NINETEENTH LEGISLATURE - SECOND SESSION                    
                                                                               
Juneau, Alaska                       Monday                                    
                                                                               
                                Sixty-fourth Day                               
                                                                               
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President            
Pearce at 11:09 a.m.                                                           
                                                                               
The roll showed sixteen members present.  Senators Lincoln, Miller             
were excused from a call of the Senate.  Senators Donley, Duncan               
were absent.                                                                   
                                                                               
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Tom Gordy of the                
Glacier Valley Baptist Church.  Senator Zharoff moved and asked                
unanimous consent that the prayer be spread.  Without objection, it            
was so ordered.                                                                
                                                                               
Our Heavenly Father,  We come before You now,                                 
praising You for the blessings of this day, of life                            
and of liberty.  We commit this day to You, so that                            
we may glorify You and accomplish Your will for                                
our lives and this state through our decisions, our                            
actions and our speech.  For only You are worthy                               
to be glorified, honored and praised.  In the name                             
of our Lord and Savior,                       Amen.                            
                                                                               
Senator Kelly led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance.                      
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                CERTIFICATION                                
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the                     
journals for the sixty-first, sixty-second and sixty-third legislative         
days be approved as certified by the Secretary.  Without objection,            
it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                               
                                                                               
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                          MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                         
                                                                               
Letter of March 11 was read, stating in accordance with AS                     
39.05.080 and Article III Sections 25 and 26 of the Alaska                     
Constitution, I submit the following names for legislative                     
confirmation of appointment to the positions noted:                            
                                                                               
Board of Chiropractic Examiners                                              
	Pam Aldersebaes - Juneau                                                      
		Appointed: 03/06/96; Expires: 07/15/98                                       
                                                                               
The appointment was referred to the Labor and Commerce                         
Committee.                                                                     
                                                                               
Commission on Judicial Conduct                                               
	Sharon Nahorney - Anchorage                                                   
		Appointed: 07/16/91; Reappointed: 01/01/92, 03/06/96;                        
		Expires: 12/31/99                                                            
                                                                               
The appointment was referred to Judiciary Committee.                           
                                                                               
State Medical Board                                                          
	Irvin A. Rothrock, M.D. - Fairbanks                                           
		Appointed: 03/06/96; Expires: 01/12/00                                       
                                                                               
The appointment was referred to the Health, Education and Social               
Services Committee.                                                            
                                                                               
Real Estate Commission                                                       
	Clair Ramsey - Anchorage                                                      
		Appointed: 08/24/95; Reappointed: 03/06/96; Expires: 01/31/00                
	Gordon J. Severson - Anchorage                                                
		Appointed: 03/06/96; Expires: 01/31/00                                       
                                                                               
The appointments were referred to the Labor and Commerce                       
Committee.                                                                     
                                                                               
The resumes for these appointments have been submitted to the                  
Offices of the Senate Secretary and the Chief Clerk.                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HJR 24                                                                       
Message of March 11 was read, stating the Governor read the                    
following resolution and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled                
copies to the Lieutenant Governors Office for permanent filing:                
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                             
24(FSH)                                                                        
Relating to reduction of wanton waste in North                                
Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea fisheries.                                        
                                                                               
		Legislative Resolve No. 39                                                   
                                                                               
SSCR 1                                                                       
Message of March 11 was read, stating in accordance with Uniform               
Rule 49(b), the following resolution adopted by the Nineteenth                 
Alaska State Legislature was provided as a matter of information.              
The Governor has noted the adoption of the following resolution and            
transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies to the Lieutenant                
Governors Office for permanent filing:                                         
                                                                               
SENATE SPECIAL CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                          
NO. 1                                                                          
Disapproving Executive Order No. 92.                                          
                                                                               
		Legislative Resolve No. 40                                                   
                                                                               
SSCR 2                                                                       
Message of March 11 was read, stating in accordance with Uniform               
Rule 49(b), the following resolution adopted by the Nineteenth                 
Alaska State Legislature was provided as a matter of information.              
The Governor has noted the adoption of the following resolution and            
transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies to the Lieutenant                
Governors Office for permanent filing:                                         
                                                                               
SENATE SPECIAL CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                          
NO. 2                                                                          
Disapproving Executive Order No. 95.                                          
                                                                               
		Legislative Resolve No. 41                                                   
                                                                               
                                                                               

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SSCR 3                                                                       
Message of March 11 was read, stating in accordance with Uniform               
Rule 49(b), the following resolution adopted by the Nineteenth                 
Alaska State Legislature was provided as a matter of information.              
The Governor has noted the adoption of the following resolution and            
transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies to the Lieutenant                
Governors Office for permanent filing:                                         
                                                                               
SENATE SPECIAL CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                          
NO. 3                                                                          
Disapproving Executive Order No. 97.                                          
                                                                               
		Legislative Resolve No. 42                                                   
                                                                               
SCR 26                                                                       
Message of March 11 was read, stating the Governor read the                    
following resolution and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled                
copies to the Lieutenant Governors Office for permanent filing:                
                                                                               
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 26                                           
Authorizing a recess by the Senate and the House                              
of Representatives for a period of  more than three                            
days.                                                                          
                                                                               
		Legislative Resolve No. 43                                                   
                                                                               
                                                                               
                           MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE                           
                                                                               
HB 38                                                                        
Message of March 8 was read, stating the House concurred in the                
Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 38(JUD) am, thus                     
passing:                                                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HB 38                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
38(FIN) am S                                                                   
An Act relating to criminal sentencing; relating to                           
good time credit; relating to the availability for                             
good time credit for offenders convicted of certain                            
first degree murders; relating to definite sentences,                          
parole, good time credit, pardon, commutation of                               
sentence, modification or reduction of sentence,                               
reprieve, furlough, and service of sentence at a                               
correctional restitution center for offenders with at                          
least three serious felony convictions; and amending                           
Alaska Rule of Criminal Procedure 35.                                          
                                                                               
HB 127                                                                       
Message of March 8 was read, stating the House concurred in the                
Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127(JUD), thus                       
passing:                                                                       
                                                                               
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
127(JUD)                                                                       
An Act relating to penalties for certain offenses                             
committed against a peace officer, fire fighter,                               
correctional employee, emergency medical                                       
technician, paramedic, ambulance attendant, or other                           
emergency responders.                                                          
                                                                               
Message of March 8 was read, stating the House passed and                      
transmitted for consideration:                                                 
                                                                               
                  FIRST READING AND REFERENCE OF HOUSE BILLS                 
                                                                               
HB 109                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 109(JUD) BY THE HOUSE                                    
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                 
                                                                               
An Act relating to telephone solicitations,                                   
advertisements, and directory listings.                                        
                                                                               
with a House Judiciary Committee Letter of Intent was read the first           
time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                    

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HB 211                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 211(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                            
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                           
                                                                               
An Act relating to voter registration and to state                            
election administration.                                                       
                                                                               
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance          
Committees.                                                                    
                                                                               
HB 352                                                                       
HOUSE BILL NO. 352 BY REPRESENTATIVES OGAN, Kohring,                           
entitled:                                                                      
                                                                               
An Act giving notice of and approving a lease-                                
purchase agreement with the City of Palmer for a                               
fire management facility at the Palmer Airport.                                
                                                                               
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                 
                                                                               
HB 525                                                                       
HOUSE BILL NO. 525 BY THE HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE                              
BY REQUEST, entitled:                                                          
                                                                               
An Act designating certain permissible investments                            
by the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation in                                    
taxable municipal or state debt securities and                                 
corporate debt securities; changing the allocation                             
limits on domestic and nondomestic government and                              
corporate securities, nondomestic corporate                                    
promissory notes, domestic and nondomestic                                     
corporate stocks, and taxable government debt                                  
securities; and providing for an effective date.                               
                                                                               
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                 
                                                                               
                                                                               

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                          STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS                         
                                                                               
SB 211                                                                       
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 211                     
An Act relating to sexual assault; and relating to endangering the             
welfare of vulnerable adults and neglect of vulnerable adults and              
recommended it be replaced with                                                
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 211(STA), entitled:                                    
An Act relating to sexual assault; and relating to                            
endangering the welfare of vulnerable adults.                                  
                                                                               
Signing do pass:  Senator Sharp, Chair, Senators Phillips, Leman,              
Donley.                                                                        
                                                                               
Zero fiscal note for the bill and committee substitute published today         
from Department of Administration, Department of Corrections,                  
Department of Law.                                                             
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                              
                                                                               
SB 232                                                                       
Forthcoming Finance Committee Substitute for SENATE BILL NO.                   
232 (page 2654):                                                               
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 232(FIN), entitled:                                    
An Act relating to permanent fund dividend                                     
program notice requirements, to the ineligibility for                          
dividends of individuals convicted of felonies or                              
incarcerated for misdemeanors, and to the                                      
determination of the number and identity of certain                            
ineligible individuals.                                                        
                                                                               
SB 259                                                                       
The Health, Education and Social Services Committee considered                 
SENATE BILL NO. 259 An Act removing the requirement for                        
sunset review of the Alaska Commission on Aging; and providing                 
for an effective date and recommended it be replaced with                      
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 259(HES), entitled:                                    
An Act extending the termination date of the                                  
Alaska Commission on Aging; and providing for an                               
effective date.                                                                

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SB 259                                                                       
Signing do pass:  Senator Green, Chair.  Signing do pass (with                 
sunset review in 2000):  Senator Leman.  Signing no                            
recommendation:  Senator Miller.                                               
                                                                               
Previous fiscal note.                                                          
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                
                                                                               
SB 134                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 134 An Act                      
establishing an endowment for the Robert B. Atwood journalism                  
chair at the University of Alaska Anchorage; and providing for an              
effective date.  Signing to calendar:  Senator Miller, Chair, Senators         
Pearce, Sharp.  Signing under other recommendations:  Senator Salo.            
                                                                               
The bill is on today's calendar.                                               
                                                                               
SR 5                                                                         
The Rules Committee considered SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 5                         
Relating to the federal government's failure to abide by the intent of         
the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.  Signing to               
calendar:  Senator Miller, Chair, Senators Sharp, Duncan.                      
                                                                               
The resolution is on today's calendar.                                         
                                                                               
                                                                               
                         INTRODUCTION AND REFERENCE OF                        
                              SENATE RESOLUTIONS                              
                                                                               
SJR 39                                                                       
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 39 BY THE SENATE                                   
RESOURCES COMMITTEE,                                                           
                                                                               
Relating to the U.S. Environmental Protection                                 
Agency draft National Pollutant Discharge                                      
Elimination System general permit for placer mining                            
in Alaska.                                                                     
                                                                               
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.               
                                                                               
The presence of Senators Donley, Duncan was noted.                             

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                        CONSIDERATION OF THE CALENDAR                        
                                                                               
                        SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                       
                                                                               
SB 134                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 134 An Act establishing an endowment for the                   
Robert B. Atwood journalism chair at the University of Alaska                  
Anchorage; and providing for an effective date was read the second             
time.                                                                          
                                                                               
Senators Halford, Pearce, Leman, Taylor, Rieger, Phillips moved and            
asked unanimous consent that they be shown as cosponsors on the                
bill.  Without objection, it was so ordered.                                   
                                                                               
Senator Kelly offered Amendment No. 1:                                         
                                                                               
Page 2, line 3:                                                                
	Delete 1995                                                                   
	Insert  1996                                                                  
                                                                               
Senator Kelly moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption               
of Amendment No. 1.  Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was                    
adopted.                                                                       
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be             
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final            
passage.  Without objection, it was so ordered.                                
                                                                               
SENATE BILL NO. 134 am was read the third time.                                
                                                                               
Senator Kelly moved that the bill be returned to second reading for            
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 2.               
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                          
                                                                               
Senator Kelly offered Amendment No. 2:                                         
                                                                               
Page 1, line 8:                                                                
	After appropriations,                                                         
	Delete that shall be matched with                                             
	Insert  and                                                                   
                                                                               
                                                                               

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SB 134                                                                       
Senator Kelly moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.  Senator              
Duncan objected, then withdrew his objection.  There being no                  
further objections, Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                               
                                                                               
SENATE BILL NO. 134 am was automatically in third reading.                     
                                                                               
The question being: Shall SENATE BILL NO. 134 am An Act                        
establishing an endowment for the Robert B. Atwood journalism                  
chair at the University of Alaska Anchorage; and providing for an              
effective date pass the Senate?  The roll was taken with the                   
following result:                                                              
                                                                               
SB 134 am                                                                      
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
Effective Date                                                                 
                                                                               
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Frank, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly,            
Leman, Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger, Salo, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson,             
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
Nays:  Duncan                                                                  
                                                                               
Excused:  Lincoln, Miller                                                      
                                                                               
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 134 am passed the Senate.                              
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                
on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective             
date clause.  Without objection, it was so ordered.                            
                                                                               
Senator Duncan gave notice of reconsideration.                                 
                                                                               
                                                                               
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE RESOLUTIONS                    
                                                                               
SR 5                                                                         
SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 5 was read the second time and was                       
before the Senate on final passage.                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               

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SR 5                                                                         
The question being: Shall SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 5 Relating                     
to the federal government's failure to abide by the intent of the              
Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, pass the Senate?              
The roll was taken with the following result:                                  
                                                                               
SR 5                                                                           
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                 
                                                                               
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Frank, Green, Halford, Hoffman,                  
Kelly, Leman, Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger, Salo, Sharp, Taylor,                 
Torgerson, Zharoff                                                             
                                                                               
Nays:  Ellis                                                                   
                                                                               
Excused:  Lincoln, Miller                                                      
                                                                               
and so, SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 5 passed the Senate and was                      
referred to the Secretary for engrossment and enrollment.                      
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                  CITATIONS                                  
                                                                               
Honoring - Roger Coffey                                                        
Representative(s) Masek                                                        
Senator(s) Green, Halford, Hoffman, Duncan, Donley, Taylor, Leman,             
Kelly, Lincoln, Zharoff                                                        
                                                                               
In Memoriam - Oscar Dyson                                                      
Representative(s) Austerman                                                    
Senator(s) Zharoff, Hoffman, Duncan, Pearce, Donley, Taylor,                   
Leman, Rieger, Halford, Kelly, Lincoln                                         
                                                                               
In Memoriam - Ellis Mather                                                     
Representative(s) Ivan                                                         
Senator(s) Hoffman, Duncan, Donley, Taylor, Leman, Kelly, Lincoln,             
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
In Memoriam - Rick L. Shilanski                                                
Representative(s) Ivan                                                         
Senator(s) Hoffman, Duncan, Donley, Taylor, Halford, Kelly,                    
Lincoln, Zharoff                                                               

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Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the                     
citations be adopted.  Without objection, the citations were adopted           
and referred to the Secretary for transmittal.                                 
                                                                               
                                                                               
                             UNFINISHED BUSINESS                             
                                                                               
SCR 24                                                                       
The reconsideration on CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT                                
RESOLUTION NO. 24(RES) Relating to a division of game in the                   
Alaska Department of Fish and Game and to management of game,                  
was not taken up this legislative day and the resolution was referred          
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                              
                                                                               
SJR 39                                                                       
Senator Leman, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the               
five-day notice and publication requirement be waived on SENATE                
JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 39 Relating to the U.S. Environmental                     
Protection Agency draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination               
System general permit for placer mining in Alaska, for the Resources           
Committee meeting today.  Senator Duncan objected, then withdrew               
his objection.  There being no further objections, the five-day notice         
and publication requirements were waived.                                      
                                                                               
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that he be                     
excused from a call of the Senate on March 13 and 14.  Without                 
objection, Senator Leman was excused.                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        RECONSIDERATION OF HOUSE BILLS                       
                                                                               
HB 42                                                                        
Senator Pearce requested that the reconsideration on SENATE CS                 
FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 42(FIN) An Act relating to                           
absentee voting, to electronic transmission of absentee ballot                 
applications, and to delivery of ballots to absentee ballot applicants         
by electronic transmission, and enacting a definition of the term              
`state election' for purposes of absentee voting; and providing for an         
effective date be taken up at this time.                                       
                                                                               
The bill was before the Senate on reconsideration.                             

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HB 42                                                                        
Senator Halford moved that the reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 42(FIN) be held to the March 18                          
calendar.  Without objection, it was so ordered.                               
                                                                               
The bill will appear in third reading on reconsideration on the March          
18 calendar.                                                                   
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                ANNOUNCEMENTS                                
                                                                               
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                   
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                 ENGROSSMENT                                 
                                                                               
SCR 24                                                                       
CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 24(RES)                                
Relating to a division of game in the Alaska Department of Fish and            
Game and to management of game, was engrossed, signed by the                   
President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                       
consideration.                                                                 
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                 ADJOURNMENT                                 
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate              
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., March 12, 1996.  Without                
objection, the Senate adjourned at 11:46 a.m.                                  
                                                                               
                                                          Nancy Quinto         
                                               Secretary of the Senate         
                                                                               
                                                            March 1996         

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                                ANNOUNCEMENTS                                
                                                                               
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                             
                                                                               
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                        
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
MAR 11                          MONDAY  1:30 PM                                
	SB 287UNINCORP. COMMUNITY MATCHING GRANTS                                    
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD                                                       
                                                                               
MAR 13                         WEDNESDAY  1:30 PM                              
	SB 280MANDATORY INCORP OF CERTAIN BOROUGHS                                   
	SB 293CAP PROJ MATCHING GRANT FOR INDIAN RESERV                              
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD                                                       
                                                                               
MAR 15                          FRIDAY  1:30 PM                                
	NO MEETING SCHEDULED                                                         
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                                   FINANCE                                   
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
MAR 12                          TUESDAY  9:00 AM                               
	SB  86COMMEMORATIVE GOLD RUSH LICENSE PLATES                                 
	SB 193MANDATORY INSURANCE FOR COSTS OF BIRTH                                 
+	SB 289MISC. LAWS RELATING TO RUNAWAY MINORS                                 
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD OR SCHEDULED                                          
                                                                               
MAR 13                         WEDNESDAY  9:00 AM                              
	HB 335BIG GAME COMMERCIAL SERVICES BOARD                                     
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD OR SCHEDULED                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               

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                              FINANCE CONTINUED                              
                                                                               
MAR 14                         THURSDAY  9:00 AM                               
	JOINT WITH (H) FINANCE COMMITTEE                                             
	POWER COST EQUALIZATION                                                      
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                     HEALTH, EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES                     
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
MAR 11                          MONDAY  9:00 AM                                
	-- MEETING POSTPONED UNTIL 3/13/96 --                                        
CONFIRMATION OF GOVERNOR'S APPOINTMENTS                                        
	STATE MEDICAL BOARD                                                          
	PROFESSIONAL TEACHING PRACTICES COMMISSION                                   
                                                                               
MAR 13                         WEDNESDAY  8:30 AM                              
	--LOCATION CHANGE TO SENATE FINANCE 532--                                    
PRESENTATION BY KEY CAMPAIGN                                                   
	***JT WITH (H) HES ON ABOVE ISSUE***                                         
	--RETURN TO BUTROVICH ROOM 205 AT 9:00 AM                                    
CONFIRMATION HEARING OF GOVERNOR'S APPOINTMENTS                                
+	STATE MEDICAL BOARD                                                         
+	PROFESSIONAL TEACHING PRACTICES COMMISSION                                  
	SCR 25ALASKA HOME EDUCATION WEEK                                             
                                                                               
MAR 15                          FRIDAY  9:00 AM                                
	NO MEETING SCHEDULED                                                         
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                                  JUDICIARY                                  
                                 BELTZ ROOM 211                                
MAR 11                          MONDAY  1:30 PM                                
+	SB 269CT RECORDS PUBLIC FOR CERTAIN DELINQUENTS                             
+	SB 270JUVENILE OFFENDER PROCEEDINGS & RECORDS                               
+	SB 267MINOR DELINQUENCY HEARINGS PUBLIC                                     
                                                                               
MAR 13                         WEDNESDAY  1:30 PM                              
+	SB 159MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT DECLARATIONS                                  
+	HB 370LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDED AT PUBLIC EXPENSE                             
+	SB 268PRETRIAL RELEASE FOR DRUG OFFENSES                                    
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                              
                               FAHRENKAMP RM 203                               
MAR 12                          TUESDAY  1:30 PM                               
+	SB 186LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIPS                                        
+	HB 158CIVIL LIABILITY                                                       
+	GOVERNOR'S CONFIRMATIONS                                                    
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD                                                       
                                                                               
MAR 14                         THURSDAY  1:30 PM                               
	SB 276CALCULATION OF UNEMPLOYMT INS BENEFITS                                 
	SB 229STATE TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM                                    
	<PENDING REFERRAL>                                                           
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD                                                       
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                                  RESOURCES                                  
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
MAR 11                          MONDAY  3:30 PM                                
+	SJR 38TOXICS RELEASE INVENTORY PROGRAM                                      
+	SJR 39EPA MINING PERMIT                                                     
	<UNIFORM RULE 23 WAIVED>                                                     
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD, INCLUDING:                                           
+	SB 199ENVIRONMENTAL & HEALTH/SAFETY AUDITS                                  
+	SB 112DISCOVERY ROYALTY CREDIT                                              
+	SB 262MANAGEMENT OF FISH/GAME POPULATION & AREA                             
+	SJR 37PRIMARY MFG OF PUBLICLY OWNED TIMBER                                  
+	HB 212TIMBER MANAGEMENT & STATE LAND CLASSIF.                               
+	SB 283DOCUMENT FILING, INDEXING, & RECORDING                                
                                                                               
MAR 13                         WEDNESDAY  3:30 PM                              
+	SB 285DISCRETE SALMON STOCK MANAGMNT & ASSESSMT                             
+	SB 198HOMER AIRPORT CRITICAL HAB. AREA                                      
+	SB 230LEG APPROVE PERM'NT RECREAT'NL RESTRICT'N                             
                                                                               
MAR 15                          FRIDAY  3:30 PM                                
	NO MEETING SCHEDULED                                                         
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                
                                 BELTZ ROOM 211                                
MAR 12                          TUESDAY  3:30 PM                               
	SB 191ELECTION CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM                                       
+	SB 275STATE PROCUREMENT PRACTICES & PROCEDURES                              
	SB 196NAMING FERRY VESSEL KONIAG                                             
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED                                                   
                                                                               

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                           STATE AFFAIRS CONTINUED                           
                                                                               
MAR 14                         THURSDAY  3:30 PM                               
+	SB 210INCREASE TOBACCO TAXES                                                
+	SB 234INCREASE TOBACCO TAXES                                                
	SB 231TITLE INSURANCE                                                        
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED                                                   
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                                TRANSPORTATION                               
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
MAR 12                          TUESDAY  1:30 PM                               
	DRAFT STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION                                               
	IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM 1996-1998                                                
	COMMISSIONER JOSEPH L. PERKINS                                               
	DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC FACILITIES                                   
                                                                               
MAR 14                         THURSDAY  1:30 PM                               
	- JT WITH (H) TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE -                                     
	OVERVIEW OF SEVERAL FERRY PROPOSALS:                                         
	- LYNN CANAL FERRY PROJECT -                                                 
	..GOLDBELT, INC.                                                             
	- PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND FERRY PROJECT -                                     
	..CITY OF CRAIG                                                              
	- MARINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM -                                                    
	..GARY HAYDEN, DIRECTOR                                                      
                                                                               
                            FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES                            
                                                                               
                       COMMERCE & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT                       
                               FAHRENKAMP RM 203                               
MAR 13                         WEDNESDAY  8:00 AM                              
	AK SEAFOOD MARKETING INSTITUTE                                               
	INSURANCE                                                                    
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                       FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES CONTINUED                       
                                                                               
                                 CORRECTIONS                                 
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
MAR 11                          MONDAY  1:00 PM                                
	STATEWIDE OPERATIONS PART 3:                                                 
	- CORRECTIONAL CENTERS                                                       
	...MAT-SU CORRECTIONAL CENTER                                                
	...PALMER CORRECTIONAL CENTER                                                
	...SIXTH AVENUE CORRECTIONAL CENTER                                          
	...SPRING CREEK CORRECTIONAL CENTER                                          
	...WILDWOOD CORRECTIONAL CENTER                                              
	...YUKON-KUSKOKWIM CORRECTIONAL CENTER                                       
                                                                               
MAR 14                         THURSDAY  1:30 PM                               
	-- LOCATION CHANGE TO BELTZ R00M 211 --                                      
	STATEWIDE OPERATIONS PART 4:                                                 
	-UNFINISHED CORRECTIONAL CENTERS                                             
	-COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS DIRECTOR                                              
	-POINT MACKENZIE REHABILITATION PROGRAM                                      
	-COMMUNITY JAILS                                                             
                                                                               
MAR 18                          MONDAY  1:00 PM                                
	STATEWIDE OPERATIONS PART 4 CONTINUED:                                       
	-NORTHERN REGION PROBATION                                                   
	-SOUTHCENTRAL REGION PROBATION                                               
	-SOUTHEAST REGION PROBATION                                                  
	UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                          
	BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                             
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                                  EDUCATION                                  
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
MAR 13                         WEDNESDAY  1:30 PM                              
	BRU'S:                                                                       
	- KOTZEBUE TECHNICAL CENTER                                                  
	- ALASKA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL CENTER                                         
	- VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION                                                  
                                                                               
                                                                               

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                       FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES CONTINUED                       
                                                                               
                             EDUCATION CONTINUED                             
MAR 14                         THURSDAY  3:30 PM                               
	--LOCATION CHANGE TO FAHRENKAMP RM 203--                                     
	BRU'S:                                                                       
	- ALASKA STATE LIBRARY                                                       
	- ALASKA STATE MUSEUMS                                                       
	- ALASKA POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION                                  
                                                                               
MAR 21                         THURSDAY  3:30 PM                               
	UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                          
	BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                             
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                          ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION                         
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
MAR 11                          MONDAY  9:00 AM                                
	FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION                                        
                                                                               
MAR 13                         WEDNESDAY  5:00 PM                              
	SPILL PREVENTION AND RESPONSE                                                
                                                                               
MAR 20                         WEDNESDAY  5:00 PM                              
	STATEWIDE PUBLIC SERVICES                                                    
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                          
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
MAR 14                         THURSDAY  1:00 PM                               
	HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES:                                                    
	COMMISSIONER'S OVERVIEW                                                      
	DIVISION OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE                                                
	DIVISION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE                                               
	DIVISION OF FAMILY & YOUTH SERVICES                                          
	DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH                                                    
	DIVISION OF ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE                                             
	DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH & DD SERVICES                                      
	ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES                                                      
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1996-03-11                     Senate Journal                      Page 2698
                       FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES CONTINUED                       
                                                                               
                                     LAW                                     
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
MAR 21                         THURSDAY  1:30 PM                               
	DEPARTMENT OF LAW                                                            
	OVERVIEW BY ATTORNEY GENERAL                                                 
	PROSECUTION                                                                  
	CRIMINAL DIVISION                                                            
	LEGAL SERVICES                                                               
	CIVIL DIVISION                                                               
	OIL & GAS LITIGATION                                                         
	OIL & GAS SPECIAL PROJECTS                                                   
	EXXON VALDEZ LITIGATION                                                      
	ENVIRONMENTAL LAW                                                            
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                              NATURAL RESOURCES                              
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
MAR 12                          TUESDAY  3:30 PM                               
	COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE                                                        
	ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES                                                      
	RECORDER'S OFFICE/UCC                                                        
	INFORMATION RESOURCE MANAGEMENT                                              
	INTERDEPARTMENTAL DATA PROCESSING                                            
	FAIRBANKS OFFICE BUILDING CHARGEBACK                                         
	PIPELINE COORDINATOR                                                         
	OIL AND HAZARDOUS WASTE SPILL RESPONSE                                       
                                                                               
MAR 19                          TUESDAY  3:30 PM                               
	TO BE ANNOUNCED                                                              
	                                                                             
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                                PUBLIC SAFETY                                
                               FAHRENKAMP RM 203                               
MAR 12                          TUESDAY  3:30 PM                               
	DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY:                                                      
	OVERVIEW OF OPERATING BUDGET                                                 
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                      TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC FACILITIES                     
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
MAR 13                         WEDNESDAY  3:30 PM                              
	DOT/PF:                                                                      
	OVERVIEW OF OPERATING BUDGET                                                 

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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                              
                                                                               
                    SELECT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE ETHICS                   
                               FAHRENKAMP RM 203                               
MAR 22                          FRIDAY  1:00 PM                                
1:00 P.M.:  FULL COMMITTEE                                                     
2:00 P.M.: SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE                                                 
	EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                            
3:00 P.M.: HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE                                                  
	EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                            
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                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                             
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
MAR 12                          TUESDAY  5:00 PM                               
	LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                          
                                                                               
                                OTHER MEETINGS                               
                                                                               
                              CHILDREN'S CAUCUS                              
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
MAR 12                          TUESDAY 12:00 PM                               
PRESENTATION:  MIKE RENFRO, DIRECTOR OF MENTAL                                 
	HEALTH/DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES                                            
	REGARDING CHILDREN'S NEEDS IN MENTAL                                         
	HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES                                        
	PROGRAMS                                                                     
PRESENTATION:  KEY CAMPAIGN                                                    
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                               MAJORITY CAUCUS                               
                               PRESIDENT'S OFFICE                              
MAR 11                          MONDAY  6:00 PM                                
	MAJORITY CAUCUS                                                              
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                     JT TASK FORCE ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE                    
                               FAHRENKAMP RM 203                               
MAR 20                         WEDNESDAY  4:00 PM                              
	WORK SESSION ON DRAFT RESOLUTION