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1997-05-01 Senate Journal

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1997-05-01                     Senate Journal                      Page 1605
SB 141                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 141 An Act relating to permits to carry                        
concealed handguns; and relating to the possession of firearms was             
read the second time.                                                          

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SB 141                                                                       
Senator Leman, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                
adoption of the Rules Committee Substitute offered on page 1603.               
Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 141(RLS) was                         
adopted and read the second time.                                              
Senator Duncan offered Amendment No. 1 :                                        
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	Delete all material and insert:                                               
   "* Sec. 16.  AS18.65.755(a) is amended to read:                           
	(a)  A permittee may not carry a concealed handgun into                       
		(1)  a law enforcement or correctional facility;                             
		(2)  or on school grounds or a school bus; in this                           
paragraph, "school grounds" has the meaning given in AS11.71.900;              
		(3)  a courthouse or a courtroom of this state ª,ß                           
unless the permittee                                                           
		(A)  is a judge; or                                                         
		(B)  has been authorized to possess a                                       
concealed handgun by a judge presiding at that courthouse                      
or courtroom;                                                                  
		(4)  a building housing only state or federal offices                        
or the offices of a political subdivision of the state, except as              
authorized under (3) of this subsection;                                       
		(5)  an office of the state, federal government, or of                       
a political subdivision of the state that is not located in a building         
described in (4) of this subsection;                                           
		(6)  a passenger loading or unloading area of an                             
airline terminal;                                                              
		(7)  a vessel of the Alaska marine highway system;                           
		(8)  a facility providing services to victims of                             
domestic violence or sexual assault;                                           
		(9) or within a residence, other than the                              
permittee's residence, unless the permittee has first obtained the             
express permission of an adult residing there to bring a                       
concealed handgun into or within the residence ªWHERE NOTICE                 

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SB 141                                                                       
HAS BEEN GIVEN BY THE POSTING OF A CONSPICUOUS                                 
NOTICE OR BY ORAL STATEMENT BY THE RESIDENT TO                                 
THE PERMITTEEß;                                                                
		(10)  a meeting of a business, charitable, or other                          
organization or entity where notice that carrying a concealed handgun          
is prohibited has been given by the posting of conspicuous notice;             
		(11)  a financial institution; in this paragraph,                            
"financial institution" means a bank, savings bank, savings                    
association, credit union, or other institution regulated by the               
Department of Commerce and Economic Development under AS06;                    
		(12)  another place where the possession of a deadly                         
weapon or firearm is prohibited by law; or                                     
		(13)  a municipality or established village that has                         
prohibited the possession of concealed handguns by a permit under              
AS18.65.780 - 18.65.785."                                                      
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	Delete "AS 18.65.715(b), 18.65.725(a)(3), and 18.65.755(b)"                   
	Insert "AS 18.65.715(b) and 18.65.725(a)(3)"                                  
Senator Duncan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                      
Senator Taylor objected.                                                       
Senator Pearce moved and asked unanimous consent that she be                   
allowed to abstain from voting on all amendments and the bill, due             
to a conflict of interest.  Objections were heard and Senator Pearce           
was required to vote.