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1996-04-10 Senate Journal

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1996-04-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3109
                                 SENATE JOURNAL                                
                            ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                           
                    NINETEENTH LEGISLATURE - SECOND SESSION                    
                                                                               
Juneau, Alaska                     Wednesday                                   
                                                                               
                               Ninety-fourth Day                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President            
Pearce at 11:20 a.m.                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
The roll showed twelve members present.  Senators Adams, Halford,              
Hoffman, Miller, Rieger, Salo, Taylor, Zharoff were absent.                    
                                                                               
                                                                               
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, the Reverend Rich                      
Zimmerman of the Chapel by the Lake Church.                                    
                                                                               
                                                                               
Senator Duncan led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance.                     
                                                                               
                                                                               
The presence of Senators Halford, Hoffman, Miller, Salo was noted.             
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                CERTIFICATION                                
                                                                               
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal             
for the ninety-third legislative day be approved as certified by the           
Secretary.  Without objection, it was so ordered.                              
                                                                               
                                                                               
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                          STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS                         
SCR 29                                                                       
Forthcoming zero fiscal note (page 3099) for the Finance Committee             
Substitute for SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29                             
Objecting to the Department of Administration's settlement with                
certain employees of the Alaska marine highway system, published               
today from the Finance Committee.                                              
                                                                               
SB 64                                                                        
Forthcoming fiscal note (page 3099) for the Finance Committee                  
Substitute for SENATE BILL NO. 64 An Act relating to the                       
dissolution of the Alaska Railroad Corporation and providing for a             
successor corporation; and providing for an effective date published           
today from the Finance Committee.                                              
                                                                               
SB 307                                                                       
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 307 An                        
Act authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to exchange                
with the federal government state land within, and adjoining, Dude             
Creek Critical Habitat Area for federal land adjacent to Fall Creek;           
and providing for an effective date and recommended it be replaced             
with                                                                           
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 307(FIN), entitled:                                    
An Act requiring the Department of Natural                                    
Resources to exchange with the federal government                              
state land within, and adjoining, Dude Creek Critical                          
Habitat Area for federal land adjacent to Fall Creek;                          
and providing for an effective date.                                           
                                                                               
Signing do pass:  Senators Frank, Halford, Cochairs, Senators Rieger,          
Phillips, Zharoff, Sharp.                                                      
                                                                               
Fiscal note information forthcoming.                                           
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                  
                                                                               
SB 316                                                                       
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered SENATE BILL                        
NO. 316 An Act relating to the use of the terms `health' and                   
`disability' in the context of insurance coverage.  Signing do pass:           
Senator Kelly, Chair, Senators Miller, Torgerson.                              
                                                                               
Zero fiscal note published today from Department of Commerce and               
Economic Development.                                                          

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SB 316                                                                       
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                  
                                                                               
HB 158                                                                       
Forthcoming Finance Senate Committee Substitute (page 3100) with               
technical title change for CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 158(FIN)                      
am(ct rls pfld)(efd fld) An Act relating to civil actions; amending            
Alaska Rule of Civil Procedure 95 was received today.                          
                                                                               
HB 319                                                                       
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                       
BILL NO. 319(FIN) An Act relating to the regulation of small loan              
and retail installment transactions; and providing for an effective            
date.  Signing do pass:  Senator Kelly, Chair, Senator Torgerson.              
Signing no recommendation: Senator Miller.                                     
                                                                               
Previous House zero fiscal note.                                               
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                  
                                                                               
HB 478                                                                       
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO.                     
478 An Act allowing licensed real estate brokers, associate real               
estate brokers, and real estate salespersons to prepare certain                
documents; and providing for an effective date and recommended                 
it be replaced with                                                            
                                                                               
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 478(L&C)                                         
                                                                               
Signing do pass: Senator Kelly, Chair, Senators Miller, Torgerson.             
                                                                               
Previous House zero fiscal note.                                               
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                  
                                                                               
SB 64                                                                        
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 64 An Act                       
relating to the dissolution of the Alaska Railroad Corporation and             
providing for a successor corporation; and providing for an effective          
date.  Signing to calendar: Senator Miller, Chair, Senators Pearce,            
Sharp.                                                                         
                                                                               

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SB 64                                                                        
The bill is on todays calendar.                                                
                                                                               
SB 247                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 247 An Act                      
relating to the fish and game fund; amending Rules 79(b) and                   
82(b)(2), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an                
effective date and recommended it be replaced with                             
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 247(RLS), entitled:                                    
An Act restricting the use of certain funds                                   
deposited in the fish and game fund; amending                                  
Rules 79(b) and 82(b)(2), Alaska Rules of Civil                                
Procedure, and relating to the powers and duties of                            
the commissioner of fish and game; and providing                               
for an effective date.                                                         
                                                                               
Signing to calendar:  Senator Miller, Chair, Senator Pearce.  Signing          
no recommendation:  Senator Duncan.                                            
                                                                               
Fiscal notes for the Rules Committee Substitute published today from           
Department of Fish and Game (3).  Previous zero fiscal note applies.           
                                                                               
The bill is on today's calendar.                                               
                                                                               
SB 253                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 253 An Act                      
relating to insurance coverage for costs of prostate cancer detection.         
Signing to calendar:  Senator Miller, Chair, Senators Duncan, Pearce.          
                                                                               
The bill is on today's calendar.                                               
                                                                               
SB 262                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 262 An Act                      
relating to management of game populations for maximum sustained               
yield for human harvest and providing for the replacement of areas             
closed to consumptive uses of game; relating to management of fish             
and game areas; and amending Rules 79(b) and 82(b)(2), Alaska                  
Rules of Civil Procedure.  Signing to calendar:  Senator Miller,               
Chair, Senator Pearce.  Signing no recommendation: Senator Duncan.             
                                                                               
The bill is on today's calendar.                                               

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HB 468                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                           
468(FIN) am An Act making supplemental appropriations for the                  
expenses of state government and making and amending                           
appropriations; ratifying certain state expenditures; and providing for        
an effective date.  Signing to calendar:  Senator Miller, Chair,               
Senators Pearce, Sharp.                                                        
                                                                               
The bill is on todays calendar.                                                
                                                                               
                                                                               
                  INTRODUCTION AND REFERENCE OF SENATE BILLS                 
                                                                               
SB 322                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 322 BY THE SENATE JUDICIARY                                    
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                           
                                                                               
An Act relating to distribution of national forest                            
income to boroughs; and providing for an effective                             
date.                                                                          
                                                                               
was read the first time and referred to the Community and Regional             
Affairs Committee.                                                             
                                                                               
The presence of Senators Adams, Rieger, Taylor, Zharoff was noted.             
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        CONSIDERATION OF THE CALENDAR                        
                                                                               
                        SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                       
                                                                               
SB 64                                                                        
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that SENATE                  
BILL NO. 64 An Act relating to the dissolution of the Alaska                   
Railroad Corporation and providing for a successor corporation; and            
providing for an effective date be placed at the bottom of todays              
calendar.  Without objection, it was so ordered.                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

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SB 247                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 247 An Act relating to the fish and game                       
fund; amending Rules 79(b) and 82(b)(2), Alaska Rules of Civil                 
Procedure; and providing for an effective date was read the second             
time.                                                                          
                                                                               
Senator Miller moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption              
of the Rules Committee Substitute offered on page 3112.  Senator               
Duncan objected, then withdrew his objection.  There being no                  
further objections, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 247(RLS) An Act                     
restricting the use of certain funds deposited in the fish and game            
fund; amending Rules 79(b) and 82(b)(2), Alaska Rules of Civil                 
Procedure, and relating to the powers and duties of the commissioner           
of fish and game; and providing for an effective date was adopted              
and read the second time.                                                      
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be             
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final            
passage.  Senator Duncan objected.                                             
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                  
                                                                               
CSSB 247(RLS)                                                                  
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,                    
R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                   
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Salo,                   
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                           
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 247(RLS) will appear on the April 11                    
calendar.                                                                      
                                                                               
                                                                               

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SB 253                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 253 An Act relating to insurance coverage for                  
costs of prostate cancer detection was read the second time.                   
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent for the                      
adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page 3042.             
Senators Kelly, Green objected.                                                
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the Finance Committee Substitute be                  
adopted?  The roll was taken with the following result:                        
                                                                               
SB 253                                                                         
Second Reading                                                                 
Adopt FIN Committee Substitute?                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Frank, Halford, Hoffman,                  
Leman, Lincoln, Miller, Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger, Salo, Sharp,               
Taylor, Torgerson, Zharoff                                                     
                                                                               
Nays:  Green, Kelly                                                            
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 253(FIN) An Act relating to                     
insurance coverage for costs of prostate cancer or cervical cancer             
detection was adopted and read the second time.                                
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be             
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final            
passage.  Senator Taylor objected.                                             
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                  
                                                                               
CSSB 253(FIN)                                                                  
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                          
                                                                               
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                            
                                                                               

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SB 253                                                                       
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                           
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 253(FIN) will appear on the April 11                    
calendar.                                                                      
                                                                               
SB 262                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 262 An Act relating to management of game                      
populations for maximum sustained yield for human harvest and                  
providing for the replacement of areas closed to consumptive uses of           
game; relating to management of fish and game areas; and amending              
Rules 79(b) and 82(b)(2), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure was read             
the second time.                                                               
                                                                               
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption               
of the Resources Committee Substitute offered on page 2709.                    
Senator Duncan objected, then withdrew his objection.  There being             
no further objections, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 262(RES) was                     
adopted and read the second time.                                              
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be             
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final            
passage.  Senator Duncan objected.                                             
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                  
                                                                               
CSSB 262(RES)                                                                  
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,                    
R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                   
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Salo,                   
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                           
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 262(RES) will appear on the April 11                    
calendar.                                                                      
                                                                               

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                        SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                        
                                                                               
HB 468                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 468(FIN) am An Act making                                
supplemental appropriations for the expenses of state government and           
making and amending appropriations; ratifying certain state                    
expenditures; and providing for an effective date was read the                 
second time.                                                                   
                                                                               
Senator Frank moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption               
of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page 3092.               
Senator Duncan objected, then withdrew his objection.  There being             
no further objections, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                         
NO. 468(FIN) was adopted and read the second time.                             
                                                                               
Senator Duncan offered Amendment No. 1:                                        
                                                                               
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	Insert "COMPENSATION STUDY"                                                   
                                                                               
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	Delete "Legislative Budget and Audit Committee"                               
	Insert "Department of Administration"                                         
                                                                               
Senator Duncan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                      
Objections were heard.                                                         
                                                                               
Senator Duncan rose to a point of order.                                       
                                                                               
President Pearce cautioned members regarding debate.                           
                                                                               
Senator Duncan called the Senate.  The call was satisfied.                     
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?  The roll                
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HB 468                                                                       
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 468(FIN)                                                              
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 1                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Salo,                   
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
Nays:  Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,                    
R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                   
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                
                                                                               
Senator Duncan offered Amendment No. 2:                                        
                                                                               
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	Insert  "$575,418"                                                            
                                                                               
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	Delete "$199,096"                                                             
	Insert  "$318,620"                                                            
                                                                               
Senator Duncan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.                      
Senator Halford objected.                                                      
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?  The roll                
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 468(FIN)                                                              
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 2                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Salo,                   
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
Nays:  Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,                    
R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                   
                                                                               

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HB 468                                                                       
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                
Senator Duncan lifted the call.                                                
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                    RECESS                                   
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate              
stand in recess to 5:30 p.m.  Without objection, the Senate recessed           
at 12:44 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                 AFTER RECESS                                
                                                                               
The Senate reconvened at 5:53 p.m.                                             
                                                                               
                                                                               
                   SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS CONTINUED                   
                                                                               
HB 468                                                                       
Senator Adams offered Amendment No. 3:                                         
                                                                               
Page 2, line 32, following "AFFAIRS.":                                         
	Insert "(a)"                                                                  
                                                                               
Page 3, following line 4:                                                      
	Insert new subsections to read:                                               
	"(b)  Subject to (c) of this section, the sum of $200,000 is                  
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Community              
and Regional Affairs for payment as a grant under AS37.05.316 to               
Alaska Legal Services Corporation for the fiscal year ending June 30,          
1996.                                                                          
  	(c)  The appropriation made by (b) of this section is                       
contingent on the attorney general's notification to the revisor of            
statutes and the office of management and budget that no pending               
issues exist on the payment of attorney fees, including any interest           
on those fees, in the following cases involving the state in which             
Alaska Legal Services Corporation provided legal services:                     
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HB 468                                                                       
		(1) Native Village of Quinhagak, et al. v. United                            
States of America, et al. (A93-023 CI);                                        
		(2) Ken Sorenson, et al. v. State of Alaska, et al.                          
(3AN-91-10649 CI);                                                             
		(3) Walter Decker v. State of Alaska, Department of                          
Health and Social Services, division of medical assistance (3AN-94-            
9994 CI)."                                                                     
                                                                               
Senator Duncan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3.                      
Senator Miller objected.                                                       
                                                                               
Senator Duncan called the Senate.  The call was satisfied.                     
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?  The roll                
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 468(FIN)                                                              
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 3                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Salo, Taylor,                   
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,            
R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Torgerson                                           
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                
                                                                               
Senator Lincoln offered Amendment No. 4:                                       
                                                                               
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	Insert "$495,894"                                                             
                                                                               
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	Delete "$199,096"                                                             
	Insert "$239,096"                                                             
                                                                               
Page 7, line 23, after "FACILITIES.":                                          
	Insert "(a)"                                                                  

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HB 468                                                                       
Page 7, following line 28:                                                     
	Insert a new subsection to read:                                              
	"(b)  The sum of $720,000 is appropriated from the general                    
fund to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for             
Copper River Highway restoration and other costs required by the               
consent decree in United States v. State of Alaska, Department of              
Transportation and Public Facilities (A92-24 CI)."                             
                                                                               
Senator Lincoln moved and asked unanimous consent for the                      
adoption of Amendment No. 4.  Objections were heard.                           
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?  The roll                
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 468(FIN)                                                              
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 4                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Salo,                   
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
Nays:  Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,                    
R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                   
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 4 failed.                                                
                                                                               
Senator Donley offered Amendment No. 5:                                        
                                                                               
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Senator Donley moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5.                      
Objections were heard.                                                         
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?  The roll                
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HB 468                                                                       
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 468(FIN)                                                              
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 5                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  10   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                             
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Frank, Green, Halford, Leman, Miller, Pearce, Sharp,            
Taylor, Torgerson                                                              
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Kelly, Lincoln, R.Phillips,              
Rieger, Salo, Zharoff                                                          
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 5 failed.                                                
                                                                               
Senator Salo offered Amendment No. 6:                                          
                                                                               
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	Sec. 13                                                                       
		Delete all material                                                          
                                                                               
Renumber sections accordingly                                                  
                                                                               
Senator Salo moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 6.  Senator               
Halford objected.                                                              
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 6 be adopted?  The roll                
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 468(FIN)                                                              
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 6                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Kelly, Lincoln, Salo,            
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
Nays:  Frank, Green, Halford, Leman, Miller, Pearce, R.Phillips,               
Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                               
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 6 failed.                                                
                                                                               

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HB 468                                                                       
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 CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 468(FIN) was read                          
the third time.                                                                
                                                                               
The question being: Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                           
BILL NO. 468(FIN) An Act making supplemental appropriations for                
the expenses of state government and making and amending                       
appropriations; ratifying certain state expenditures; and providing for        
an effective date pass the Senate?  The roll was taken with the                
following result:                                                              
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 468(FIN)                                                              
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
Effective Date                                                                 
                                                                               
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Frank, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Miller,                   
Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger, Salo, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson, Zharoff            
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Leman, Lincoln                                   
                                                                               
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 468(FIN)                           
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.                                 
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS                        
                                                                               
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.                                    
                                                                               

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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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	Insert "punishment for murder"                                              
                                                                               
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	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"                                                          
                                                                               
Page 1, lines 8 - 12:                                                          
	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:                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

1996-04-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3126
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.                                 
                                                                               
SB 177                                                                       
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 177(FIN) am An Act relating to                          
permits to carry concealed handguns; and relating to possession of             
firearms on state ferries was read the third time.                             
                                                                               
Senator Phillips moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate             
return to second reading for the purpose of rescinding its previous            
action in adopting Amendment No. 3.  Senator Halford objected.                 
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the Senate return to second reading for              
the purpose of rescinding its previous action?  The roll was taken             
with the following result:                                                     
                                                                               
CSSB 177(FIN) am                                                               
Return to Second to Rescind Previous Action                                    
                                                                               
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Pearce, R.Phillips,             
Rieger, Salo, Taylor, Torgerson, Zharoff                                       
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Sharp              
                                                                               
and so, the bill was returned to second reading.                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

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SB 177                                                                       
Senator Phillips moved that the Senate rescind its previous action in          
adopting Amendment No. 3.  Objections were heard.                              
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the Senate rescind its previous action in            
adopting Amendment No. 3?  The roll was taken with the following               
result:                                                                        
                                                                               
CSSB 177(FIN) am                                                               
Rescind Previous Action                                                        
                                                                               
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  10   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                             
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Pearce, R.Phillips,             
Rieger, Salo, Zharoff                                                          
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Sharp,             
Taylor, Torgerson                                                              
                                                                               
and so, the Senate failed to rescind its previous action.                      
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 177(FIN) am was automatically in                        
third reading.                                                                 
                                                                               
The question being: Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 177(FIN)                      
am An Act relating to permits to carry concealed handguns; and                 
relating to possession of firearms on state ferries pass the Senate?           
The roll was taken with the following result:                                  
                                                                               
CSSB 177(FIN) am                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
                                                                               
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Miller,           
Pearce, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                               
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, R.Phillips, Rieger, Salo,                
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 177(FIN) am passed the                          
Senate.                                                                        
                                                                               
Senator Duncan gave notice of reconsideration.                                 

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SB 199                                                                       
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 199(FIN) was read the third time.                       
                                                                               
The question being: Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 199(FIN)                      
An Act relating to environmental audits and health and safety audits           
to determine compliance with certain laws, permits, and regulations            
pass the Senate?  The roll was taken with the following result:                
                                                                               
CSSB 199(FIN)                                                                  
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
                                                                               
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  9   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,                    
R.Phillips, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                           
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Rieger,                 
Salo, Zharoff                                                                  
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 199(FIN) passed the Senate.                     
                                                                               
Senator Salo gave notice of reconsideration.                                   
                                                                               
SB 289                                                                       
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 289(FIN) was read the third time.                       
                                                                               
The question being: Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 289(FIN)                      
An Act relating to runaways, other minors, and their families or               
legal custodians; and amending Rule 7, Alaska Delinquency Rules                
pass the Senate?  The roll was taken with the following result:                
                                                                               
CSSB 289(FIN)                                                                  
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
Court Rule Change                                                              
                                                                               
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Frank, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman,                   
Miller, Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                   
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Duncan, Ellis, Lincoln, Salo, Zharoff                            
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 289(FIN) passed the Senate.                     
                                                                               

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SB 289                                                                       
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                
on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the Court Rule            
Change.  Senator Duncan objected.                                              
                                                                               
The question being:  Shall the Court Rule Change be adopted?                   
The roll was taken with the following result:                                  
                                                                               
CSSB 289(FIN)                                                                  
Adopt Court Rule Change?                                                       
                                                                               
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Frank, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Miller, Pearce,            
R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                   
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Lincoln, Salo, Zharoff                   
                                                                               
and so, the Court Rule Change failed.                                          
                                                                               
Senator Duncan gave notice of reconsideration.                                 
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        SENATE BILLS IN THIRD READING                        
                                                                               
SB 257                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 257 An Act relating to the taking of game or                   
fish for public safety purposes which had been held (page 3097)                
was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                      
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be             
placed at the bottom of today's calendar.  Without objection, it was           
so ordered.                                                                    
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                       
                                                                               
SB 64                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 64 An Act relating to the dissolution of the                   
Alaska Railroad Corporation and providing for a successor                      
corporation; and providing for an effective date which had been                
placed at the bottom of the calendar (page 3113) was read the                  
second time.                                                                   

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SB 64                                                                        
Zero fiscal note for the Finance Committee Substitute published                
today from Office of the Governor.                                             
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent for the                      
adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page 3099.             
Senators Salo, Kelly objected.                                                 
                                                                               
The question being:  Shall the Finance Committee Substitute be                 
adopted?  The roll was taken with the following result:                        
                                                                               
SB 64                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                 
Adopt Finance Committee Substitute?                                            
                                                                               
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Frank, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Leman, Miller,                   
Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson, Zharoff                  
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Kelly, Lincoln, Salo                             
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(FIN) An Act relating to                      
the sale of the Alaska Railroad; and providing for an effective date           
was adopted and read the second time.                                          
                                                                               
Senator Kelly offered Amendment No. 1:                                         
                                                                               
Page 3, line 17:                                                               
	Insert:                                                                       
	Sec. 3 All proceeds from the sale of the Alaska Railroad                      
Corporation, minus sale expenses, shall be deposited into the                  
Permanent Fund.                                                                
	                                                                              
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                              
                                                                               
Senator Kelly moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                    
Amendment No. 1.  Without objection, it was so ordered.                        
                                                                               
                                                                               

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SB 64                                                                        
Senator Kelly offered Amendment No. 2:                                         
                                                                               
Page 2, line 4, after that:                                                    
	Insert is equal to or                                                         
	Delete either                                                                 
                                                                               
Page 2, line 6, after railroad:                                                
	Insert .                                                                    
	Delete remainder of sentence.                                                 
                                                                               
Senator Kelly moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.  Senator              
Halford objected, then withdrew his objection.  There being no                 
further objections, Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                               
                                                                               
Senator Miller offered Amendment No. 3:                                        
                                                                               
Page 1, lines 12 - 13:                                                         
	Delete "collective bargaining agreements and retirement                       
obligations and"                                                               
                                                                               
Page 2, line 3:                                                                
	Delete "and"                                                                  
                                                                               
Page 2, after line 3:                                                          
	Insert new paragraphs to read:                                                
		"(3)  as a condition of the sale and before the                              
transfer of ownership of the Alaska Railroad, negotiate collective             
bargaining agreements, including provisions for future retirement              
benefits if appropriate, with labor organizations that represent               
employees of the Alaska Railroad;                                              
		(4)  accept assignment of the retirement obligations                         
owed to employees of the Alaska Railroad at the time of transfer of            
ownership of the Alaska Railroad; and"                                         
                                                                               
Renumber the following paragraph accordingly.                                  
                                                                               
Senator Miller moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3.                      
Objections were heard.                                                         
                                                                               
Senator Phillips moved that he be shown as a cosponsor on                      
Amendment No. 3.  Without objection, it was so ordered.                        

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SB 64                                                                        
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?  The roll                
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
CSSB 64(FIN) am                                                                
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 3                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Frank, Green, Halford,                    
Hoffman, Kelly, Lincoln, Miller, Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger, Salo,             
Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson, Zharoff                                              
                                                                               
Nays:  Leman                                                                   
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 3 was adopted.                                           
                                                                               
Senator Frank offered Amendment No. 4:                                         
                                                                               
Page 2, line 3, after "assignment;":                                           
	Insert "this paragraph does not apply to executive                            
employment contracts;"                                                         
                                                                               
Senator Frank moved and asked unanimous consent  for the adoption              
of Amendment No. 4.  Without objection, Amendment No. 4 was                    
adopted.                                                                       
                                                                               
Senator Rieger offered Amendment No. 5:                                        
                                                                               
Page 1, line 7, after "railroad.":                                             
	Insert "Two weeks before issuing the request for proposals,                   
the governor shall submit the proposed request for proposals to the            
Legislative Budget and Audit Committee for review and comments.                
Within one week after receiving the proposed request for proposals,            
the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee may submit comments                 
and suggestions to the governor regarding the request for proposals."          
                                                                               
Senator Rieger moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption              
of Amendment No. 5.  Senator Duncan objected.                                  
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?  The roll                
was taken with the following result:                                           

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SB 64                                                                        
                                                                               
CSSB 64(FIN) am                                                                
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 5                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Frank, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly,                   
Leman, Miller, Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson,           
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               
Nays:  Duncan, Ellis, Lincoln, Salo                                            
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 5 was adopted.                                           
                                                                               
Senator Halford offered Amendment No. 6:                                       
                                                                               
Page 1, line 10, after railroad:                                               
	Insert as a common carrier                                                    
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent for the                      
adoption of Amendment No. 6.  Senator Kelly objected, then                     
withdrew his objection.  There being no further objections,                    
Amendment No. 6 was adopted.                                                   
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be             
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final            
passage.  Objections were heard.                                               
                                                                               
The question being:  Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?              
The roll was taken with the following result:                                  
                                                                               
CSSB 64(FIN) am                                                                
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  9   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Frank, Green, Halford, Leman, Miller, Pearce, R.Phillips,               
Rieger, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson                                               
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Hoffman, Kelly, Lincoln, Salo,            
Zharoff                                                                        
                                                                               

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SB 64                                                                        
and so, the bill was not advanced to third reading.                            
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(FIN) am will appear on the April                     
11 calendar.                                                                   
                                                                               
SB 257                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 257 An Act relating to the taking of game or                   
fish for public safety purposes which had been placed at the bottom            
of today's calendar (page 3129) was before the Senate on                       
reconsideration.                                                               
                                                                               
Senator Miller moved that the bill be returned to second reading for           
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1.               
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                    
                                                                               
Senators Miller, Zharoff offered Amendment No. 1:                              
                                                                               
Page 2, lines 3 - 4:                                                           
	Delete or (B) the public safety and welfare;                                  
                                                                               
Senator Miller moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                      
Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                
                                                                               
SENATE BILL NO. 257 am was automatically in third reading.                     
                                                                               
The question to be reconsidered: Shall SENATE BILL NO. 257 am                  
An Act relating to the taking of game or fish for public safety                
purposes pass the Senate?  The roll was taken with the following               
result:                                                                        
                                                                               
SB 257 am                                                                      
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                             
                                                                               
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Duncan, Ellis, Frank, Green, Halford,                    
Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Miller, Pearce, R.Phillips, Rieger,            
Salo, Sharp, Taylor, Torgerson, Zharoff                                        
                                                                               
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 257 am passed the Senate on                            
reconsideration and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.             

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                             UNFINISHED BUSINESS                             
                                                                               
SB 283                                                                       
Senator Sharp, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the               
State Affairs Committee referral be waived on SENATE BILL NO.                  
283 An Act relating to filing, recording, and indexing of documents            
with or by the Department of Natural Resources; repealing certain              
filing requirements concerning property involving nonresident aliens;          
and providing for an effective date.  Without objection, the bill was          
referred to the Finance Committee.                                             
                                                                               
SB 215                                                                       
Senator Kelly, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the               
Labor and Commerce Committee referral be waived on SENATE                      
BILL NO. 215 An Act streamlining the functions of state                        
government, including authorizing the commissioner of fish and game            
to award grants for certain resource activities; allowing agents selling       
fish and game licenses and tags to retain certain compensation;                
authorizing the Department of Health and Social Services to award              
grants for certain services for developmentally delayed or disabled            
children; relating to rabies control and administration of flour and           
bread standards by the Department of Environmental Conservation;               
repealing the Athletic Commission, the regulation of boxing and                
wrestling, the certification of professional geologists, and the Water         
Resources Board; repealing certain filing statements and bonds for             
enforcement and collection of certain taxes; and providing for an              
effective date.  Without objection, the bill was referred to the               
Finance Committee.                                                             
                                                                               
HB 25                                                                        
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that he be                     
shown as a cross sponsor on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 25(FIN)                      
An Act revising Rule 16, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure,                   
relating to discovery and inspection in criminal proceedings; and              
providing for an effective date.  Without objection, it was so                 
ordered.                                                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               

1996-04-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3136
HJR 54                                                                       
Senators Leman, Kelly, Torgerson, Green, Miller, Taylor, Halford,              
Sharp, Duncan, Zharoff, Donley, Salo moved and asked unanimous                 
consent that they be shown as cross sponsors on CS FOR HOUSE                   
JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 54(RES) am Encouraging the lessees of                     
Alaska's vast North Slope natural gas reserves to reach agreement to           
market gas, expressing the legislature's support for an Alaska North           
Slope (ANS) gas transmission pipeline, and requesting the President            
of the United States and the Governor of the State of Alaska to                
publicly support and take action that will help expedite the                   
construction of that system.  Without objection, it was so ordered.            
                                                                               
SB 186                                                                       
Senator Halford, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent that               
the Finance Committee referral be waived on SENATE BILL NO.                    
186 An Act relating to partnerships; amending Alaska Rules of                  
Civil Procedure 20 and 24; and providing for an effective date.                
Without objection, the bill was referred to the Rules Committee.               
                                                                               
SB 253                                                                       
Senator Lincoln moved and asked unanimous consent that she be                  
shown as a cosponsor on CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 253(FIN)                        
An Act relating to insurance coverage for costs of prostate cancer             
or cervical cancer detection.  Without objection, it was so ordered.           
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                ANNOUNCEMENTS                                
                                                                               
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                   
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                 ENGROSSMENT                                 
                                                                               
SB 257                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 257 am An Act relating to the taking of game                   
or fish for public safety purposes was engrossed, signed by the                
President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                       
consideration.                                                                 
                                                                               
                                                                               

1996-04-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3137
                                 ADJOURNMENT                                 
                                                                               
Senator Halford moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate              
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., April 11, 1996.  Without                
objection, the Senate adjourned at 9:42 p.m.                                   
                                                                               
                                                          Nancy Quinto         
                                               Secretary of the Senate         
                                                                               
                                                            April 1996         

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                                ANNOUNCEMENTS                                
                                                                               
                    NOTICE - AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT                   
                                                                               
Persons with disabilities who require special accommodation or                 
alternative communication formats to access committee meetings may             
contact the appropriate committee office or the Legislative                    
Information Office in their community. Reasonable advance notice is            
needed to accommodate the request. For further information, call the           
ADA Coordinator at 465-3854 Voice/465-4980 TDD.                                
                                                                               
+ indicates teleconference                                                     
                                                                               
                                                                               
                             STANDING COMMITTEES                             
                                                                               
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                        
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  1:30 PM                              
+	HB 466ADAK REUSE AUTHORITY                                                  
+	HB 322GRANTS FOR HOUSING FOR DISASTER VICTIMS                               
+	HB 386CRUELTY TO ANIMALS                                                    
+	HB 542BOARD OF FISH VOTING ETHICS                                           
                                                                               
APR 12                          FRIDAY  1:30 PM                                
	NO MEETING SCHEDULED                                                         
                    ----------------------------------------                   
                                                                               
                                   FINANCE                                   
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  9:00 AM                              
	SB 207REVENUE BONDS: WATER & WASTE PROJECTS                                  
	SB 307DUDE CREEK HABITAT AREA LAND EXCHANGE                                  
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD OR SCHEDULED                                          
	SB 229STATE TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM                                    
                                                                               
APR 11                         THURSDAY  9:00 AM                               
	SB 303MANAGEMENT OF CONSTIT BUDGET RESERVE FUND                              
	SB 244CALCULATION OF STATE AID TO EDUCATION                                  
	SB 167DAY FINES & INFO FOR COLLECTING FINES                                  
	SB  98PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT                                            
	SB 229STATE TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM                                    
	HJR  5LIMITING TERMS OF STATE LEGISLATORS                                    
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD OR SCHEDULED                                          
                                                                               

1996-04-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3139
                              FINANCE CONTINUED                              
APR 12                          FRIDAY  9:00 AM                                
	HB 412APPROPRIATIONS: OPERATING BUDGET                                       
	HB 413APPROPRIATIONS FOR MENTAL HEALTH                                       
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD OR SCHEDULED                                          
	SB 314RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSE OWNERSHIP                                    
	<PENDING REFERRAL>                                                           
	SB 320NEW SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE FOR DILLINGHAM                                
	<PENDING REFERRAL>                                                           
                    ----------------------------------------                   
                                                                               
                     HEALTH, EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES                     
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  9:00 AM                              
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD                                                       
+	HB 465TEACHERS/ADMINISTRATORS/COLL. BARGAINING                              
	TELECONFERENCE WILL BE LISTEN ONLY                                           
                                                                               
APR 12                          FRIDAY  9:00 AM                                
+	HB 216EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM                                          
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD                                                       
                    ----------------------------------------                   
                                                                               
                                  JUDICIARY                                  
                                 BELTZ ROOM 211                                
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  1:30 PM                              
	SB 321COMMIT MENTALLY INCOMPETENT DEFENDANT                                  
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD                                                       
+	HB 104DISCLOSURE OF JUVENILE RECORDS                                        
+	SB 320NEW SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE FOR DILLINGHAM                               
+	HB 311CHANGE LIMIT ON HOURS EMPLOYED IN MINES                               
+	HJR 52CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS FOR 12TH CIRCUIT                             
                                                                               
APR 12                          FRIDAY  1:30 PM                                
+	SB 264LIMIT SUSPENDED IMPOSITION OF SENTENCE                                
+	HB 314VIOLATING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDERS                                    
+	SJR 13RATIFYING FED BALANCED-BUDGET AMENDMENT                               
+	HB 341TAX APPEALS/ASSESSMENT/LEVY/COLLECTION                                
+	HB 387JUVENILE CODE REVISION                                                
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1996-04-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3140
                               LABOR & COMMERCE                              
                               FAHRENKAMP RM 203                               
APR 11                         THURSDAY  1:30 PM                               
+	HB 480PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS                                                  
+	HB 284AK COMMERCIAL FISHING & AGRICULTURE BANK                              
+	HB 450ALASKA TRADEMARK ACT                                                  
+	HB  60IMPAIRMENT RATING GUIDES FOR WORKERS COMP                             
+	HB  73LICENSURE OF MANICURISTS                                              
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD                                                       
	SB 216OMNIBUS STATE FEES & COST ASSESSMENTS                                  
                    ----------------------------------------                   
                                                                               
                                  RESOURCES                                  
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  3:30 PM                              
+	HB  59RAFFLE OR AUCTION OF BIG GAME PERMITS                                 
+	HJR 54FAVOR TRANS-ALASKA GAS SYSTEM & LNG SALES                             
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD:                                                      
+	HB 329RESTITUTION FOR CERTAIN GAME VIOLATIONS                               
+	HB 357FISH & GAME:LICENSES & RESIDENCY                                      
+	SB 284FOUR DAM POOL & POWER DEVELOPMENT FUND                                
+	SB 180VALUE-ADDED TIMBER SALES; MARKETING                                   
                                                                               
APR 11                         THURSDAY  5:30 PM                               
	CONTINUATION OF 4/10 MEETING ON BELOW BILLS:                                 
	HB  59RAFFLE OR AUCTION OF BIG GAME PERMITS                                  
	HJR 54FAVOR TRANS-ALASKA GAS SYSTEM & LNG SALES                              
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD:                                                      
	HB 329RESTITUTION FOR CERTAIN GAME VIOLATIONS                                
	HB 357FISH & GAME:LICENSES & RESIDENCY                                       
	SB 284FOUR DAM POOL & POWER DEVELOPMENT FUND                                 
	SB 180VALUE-ADDED TIMBER SALES; MARKETING                                    
                                                                               
APR 11                         THURSDAY  6:00 PM                               
+	SB 318NORTH STAR OIL & GAS LEASE AMENDMENT                                  
	(CONTINUATION OF APRIL 3, 1996 HEARING)                                      
	TELECONFERENCE IS LISTEN ONLY                                                
                                                                               
APR 12                          FRIDAY  3:30 PM                                
+	HB 547MORATORIUM ON S.E. DIVE FISHERIES                                     
+	HB 447PROTECT ACCESS FOR TRADIT'NL OUTDOOR USES                             
+	HB 265EXPORT OF DUNGENESS CRAB                                              
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD:                                                      
+	SB 285DISCRETE SALMON STOCK MANAGMNT & ASSESSMT                             
                                                                               
                                                                               

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                             RESOURCES CONTINUED                             
APR 13                         SATURDAY 10:00 AM                               
+	SB 318NORTH STAR OIL & GAS LEASE AMENDMENT                                  
	(CONTINUATION OF APRIL 11, 1996 HEARING)                                     
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                                    RULES                                    
                               FAHRENKAMP RM 203                               
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY 10:50 AM                              
	SB  64CONVERT AK RR TO PRIVATE CORPORATION                                   
	SB 263COPYRIGHT ROYALTIES AND LICENSING                                      
	SB 280MANDATORY INCORP OF CERTAIN BOROUGHS                                   
	SCR 29DISAPPROVE SETTLEMENT W/FERRY EMPLOYEES                                
	HB 468APPROP: SUPPLEMENTAL & OTHERS                                          
                                                                               
APR 11                         THURSDAY  0:00 AM                               
	UPON ADJOURNMENT                                                             
	SB 307DUDE CREEK HABITAT AREA LAND EXCHANGE                                  
	SB 316HEALTH INSURANCE NOMENCLATURE                                          
	SB 321COMMIT MENTALLY INCOMPETENT DEFENDANT                                  
	HB 311CHANGE LIMIT ON HOURS EMPLOYED IN MINES                                
	HB 319SMALL LOANS & RETAIL INSTALLMENT SALES                                 
	HB 335BIG GAME COMMERCIAL SERVICES BOARD                                     
	HB 465TEACHERS/ADMINISTRATORS/COLL. BARGAINING                               
	HB 478REALTORS MAY PREPARE CERTAIN LEGAL DOCS                                
	HJR 52CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS FOR 12TH CIRCUIT                              
                                                                               
APR 12                          FRIDAY  0:00 AM                                
	UPON ADJOURNMENT                                                             
	SB 141LEGISLATIVE ETHICS                                                     
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                
                                 BELTZ ROOM 211                                
APR 11                         THURSDAY  3:30 PM                               
	HCR 32YUKLA 27 REMEMBRANCE DAY                                               
+	HB 192AHFC HOUSING LOANS                                                    
	HB 211VOTER REGISTRATION & ELECTIONS                                         
	SB 182ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATION & VOTER REG'N                                 
	SB 203TASK FORCE ON RECYCLING INDUSTRIES                                     
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED                                                   
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                                TRANSPORTATION                               
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
APR 11                         THURSDAY  1:30 PM                               
	SB 315ALASKA RAILROAD PROCUREMENT                                            
	HB 210PRIVATE MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSING/TESTING                                
	HCR 29STUDENT CONTEST TO NAME NEW FERRY                                      
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED                                                   
                                                                               
                            FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES                            
                                                                               
                                ADMINISTRATION                               
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  3:30 PM                              
	FY 97 BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                       
                                                                               
APR 11                         THURSDAY  8:30 AM                               
	CONTINUATION OF FY 97 BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                       
	(IF NECESSARY)                                                               
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                       COMMERCE & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT                       
                                 BELTZ ROOM 211                                
APR 11                         THURSDAY  5:30 PM                               
	BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                             
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                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                        
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
APR 11                         THURSDAY  8:00 AM                               
	FY 97 BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                       
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                                 CORRECTIONS                                 
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  5:00 PM                              
	FY 97 BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                       
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                                 COURT SYSTEM                                
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 11                         THURSDAY  3:30 PM                               
	-- MEETING CANCELLED --                                                      
	CLOSE-OUTS                                                                   
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1996-04-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3143
                       FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES CONTINUED                       
                                  EDUCATION                                  
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 11                         THURSDAY  3:30 PM                               
	FY 97 BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                       
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                          ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION                         
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 11                         THURSDAY  5:00 PM                               
	FY 97 BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                       
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                                 FISH & GAME                                 
                               FAHRENKAMP RM 203                               
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  4:45 PM                              
	BUDGET CLOSE-OUT - WORK SESSION                                              
                                                                               
APR 11                         THURSDAY  6:00 PM                               
	-- TIME CHANGE --                                                            
	BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                             
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                          
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 11                         THURSDAY  3:30 PM                               
	HEARING AND CLOSE-OUT                                                        
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                                    LABOR                                    
                                 BELTZ ROOM 211                                
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  8:30 AM                              
	FY 97 BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                       
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                                     LAW                                     
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 11                         THURSDAY  1:30 PM                               
	CLOSE-OUTS                                                                   
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                         MILITARY & VETERANS AFFAIRS                         
                                 BELTZ ROOM 211                                
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  5:00 PM                              
	FY 97 BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                       
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                       FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES CONTINUED                       
                              NATURAL RESOURCES                              
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  1:30 PM                              
	FY 97 BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                       
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                      TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC FACILITIES                     
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  3:30 PM                              
	BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                             
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                             UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA                            
                               BUTROVICH ROOM 205                              
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY  5:00 PM                              
	BUDGET CLOSE-OUT                                                             
                                                                               
                               JOINT COMMITTEES                              
                                                                               
                          LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT                         
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 13                         SATURDAY 10:00 AM                               
	LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT                                                   
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                      FREE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON SB 6                      
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
APR 15                          MONDAY  4:00 PM                                
	SB   6SUSPEND DRIVERS LIC./TRAFFIC OFFENSES                                  
                                                                               
                                OTHER MEETINGS                               
                                                                               
                               MAJORITY CAUCUS                               
                               PRESIDENT'S OFFICE                              
APR 11                         THURSDAY  8:00 AM                               
	MAJORITY CAUCUS                                                              
                                                                               
                               MINORITY CAUCUS                               
                                 BELTZ ROOM 211                                
APR 10                         WEDNESDAY 12:45 PM                              
		MINORITY CAUCUS