Legislature(2001 - 2002)

2002-04-17 House Journal

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2002-04-17                     House Journal                      Page 2975
HB 515                                                                                            
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    

2002-04-17                     House Journal                      Page 2976
    HOUSE BILL NO. 515                                                                              
    "An Act relating to missions and measures to be applied to certain                              
    expenditures by the executive branch of state government and the                                
    University of Alaska and by the judicial branch of state                                        
    government from the state operating budget for the fiscal year                                  
    ending June 30, 2003; and providing for an effective date."                                     
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                  Journal Page                             
                                                                                                    
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) 6DP 1NR 2AM                                       2948                             
 FN1: ZERO(H.FIN/ALL DEPTS)                                        2948                             
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 515(FIN)                                                                  
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Mulder and                                           
Lancaster:                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
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Representative Mulder moved and asked unanimous consent that                                        
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Croft objected and withdrew the objection.  There                                    
being no further objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 2 was not offered.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 3 was offered by Representative Croft:                                                
                                                                                                    

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                 "Article 17.  Alaska State Legislature                                          
   * Sec. 154.  Alaska State Legislature.  (a)  The mission of the                                
Alaska State Legislature is to adopt a balanced budget.                                             
 (b)  The legislature intends to measure its success by whether the                                 
legislature adopts a budget that balances revenue and expenditures                                  
without unsustainable withdrawals from the State of Alaska's savings                                
accounts."                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Renumber remaining article and subsections.                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Croft moved and asked unanimous consent that                                         
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Mulder objected.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?"  The roll                                  
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 515(FIN) am                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 3                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  19   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  1                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Fate, Guess,                                     
Halcro, Hayes, Hudson, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Moses, Scalzi,                                     
Wilson                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Bunde, Chenault, Coghill, Dyson, Foster, Green, Harris, James,                               
Kohring, Kott, Lancaster, McGuire, Meyer, Mulder, Murkowski,                                        
Porter, Stevens, Whitaker, Williams                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Kookesh, Masek, Morgan, Ogan                                                              
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Rokeberg                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 3 was not adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    

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Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                    
515(FIN) am be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                 
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                              
                                                                                                    
CSHB 515(FIN) am was read the third time.                                                           
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 515(FIN) am pass the House?"  The                                  
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 515(FIN) am                                                                                    
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft,                                
Davies, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes,                                   
Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kott, Lancaster,                                  
McGuire, Meyer, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Porter, Scalzi, Stevens,                                  
Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Kookesh, Masek, Morgan, Ogan                                                              
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Rokeberg                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
And so, CSHB 515(FIN) am passed the House.                                                          
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                             
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 515(FIN) am was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.