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2001-03-12 House Journal

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                              HOUSE JOURNAL                                                      
                                                                                                    
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                 
                                                                                                    
               TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE -- FIRST SESSION                                        
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                   Monday                 March 12, 2001                            
                                                                                                    
                            Sixty-fourth Day                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                    
Porter at 11:04 a.m.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Roll call showed 34 members present.  Representatives Cissna and                                    
Masek had been previously excused from a call of the House today.                                   
Representatives Mulder, Rokeberg, and Williams were absent and                                      
their presence was noted later.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that                                         
Representative McGuire's previously excused absence be extended                                     
this morning due to plane delay.  There being no objection, it was so                               
ordered.  Representative McGuire's presence was noted later.                                        
                                                                                                    
The invocation was offered by the Reverend Kathleen Wakefield of                                    
St. Brendan's Episcopal Church.  Representative Green moved and                                     
asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.                               
There being no objection, it appears below:                                                         
                                                                                                    
    Almighty God, You give us new life, new hope, and new                                           
    opportunities with each returning day:  Help us to use these                                    
    blessings to the best of our capacity in doing the work which                                   
    we have to do; devoting ourselves wholly to Your service, and                                   
    putting our selfish interests aside to seek the welfare of others.                              
    Amen.  (excerpted from the Book of Common Prayer)                                               
                                                                                                    
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Kapsner.                                         
                                                                                                    
                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                               
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
journal for the 61st, 62nd, and 63rd legislative days be approved as                                

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certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so                                  
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
                       MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                
                                                                                                    
HB 44                                                                                             
A message dated March 9, 2001, was received stating the Governor                                    
has signed the following bill and is transmitting the engrossed and                                 
enrolled copies to the Lieutenant Governor's office for permanent                                   
filing:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 44(TRA)                                                                   
      "An Act designating the Joe Redington, Sr., Memorial Trail."                                 
                                                                                                    
    Chapter No. 1, SLA 2001                                                                         
 Effective Date:  June 7, 2001                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                             COMMUNICATIONS                                                      
                                                                                                    
The following was received:                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Dept. of Administration                                                                             
Office of the Commissioner                                                                          
Report on the Monetary Terms of the Collective                                                      
 Bargaining Agreement between the University                                                        
 of Alaska Board of Regents and the Alaska Higher                                                   
 Education Crafts and Trades Employees, Local 6070                                                  
February 14, 2001                                                                                   
(as required by AS 23.40.215)                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The Speaker referred the report to the Finance Committee.                                           
                                                                                                    
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                              
                                                                                                    
HJR 12                                                                                            
The Resources Committee has considered:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 12                                                                   
    Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska                                 
    relating to hunting, trapping, and fishing.                                                     

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 12(RES)                                                       
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Scalzi, Co-chair, with the                                  
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (5):  Stevens, Chenault, McGuire, Fate, Scalzi                                              
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (2):  Kapsner, Kerttula                                                           
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHJR 12(RES):                                                
                                                                                                    
1.  Fiscal, Office of the Governor                                                                  
                                                                                                    
HJR 12 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
**The presence of Representative Mulder was noted.                                                  
                                                                                                    
HB 43                                                                                             
The Health, Education & Social Services Committee has considered:                                   
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 43                                                                               
    "An Act relating to reimbursement of certain student loans; and                                 
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 43(HES)                                                                   
    "An Act relating to forgiveness of certain student loans; and                                   
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Dyson, Chair, with the                                      
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (6):  Kohring, Coghill, Wilson, Cissna, Stevens, Dyson                                      
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 43(HES):                                                 
                                                                                                    

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1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                  
                                                                                                    
HB 43 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 127                                                                                            
The Rules Committee has considered:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 127                                                                              
    "An Act relating to emergency equipment to be carried on                                        
    aircraft."                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127(RLS)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to aviation and to emergency equipment to be                                   
    carried on aircraft."                                                                           
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Kott, Chair, with the                                       
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (3):  Porter, Kohring, Kott                                                                 
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (1):  Joule                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Amend (1):  Berkowitz                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 127(RLS):                                                
                                                                                                    
1.  Zero, Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities                                               
                                                                                                    
HB 127 was returned to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                     
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
**The presence of Representative Williams was noted.                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 84                                                                                             
The Rules Committee has considered:                                                                 
                                                                                                    

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    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 84(FIN)                                                                  
    "An Act exempting certain joint action agencies from regulation                                 
    by the state or municipalities; relating to the relationship between                            
    certain joint action agencies and the public utilities that form the                            
    joint action agencies; relating to powers and immunities of certain                             
    joint action agencies; requiring filing of certain joint action agency                          
    agreements; relating to the financial affairs of certain joint action                           
    agencies; declaring certain joint action agencies to be political                               
    subdivisions for certain purposes; relating to liability and                                    
    indemnification of officers, employees, and agents of certain joint                             
    action agencies; and defining 'agency agreement' and 'parties to                                
    the agency agreement' as used with reference to certain joint                                   
    action agencies."                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Kott, Chair, with the                                       
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (4):  Porter, Kohring, Joule, Kott                                                          
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (1):  Berkowitz                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
1.  Zero, Dept. of Community & Economic Development                                                 
2.  Zero, Dept. of Community & Economic Development                                                 
3.  Zero, Dept. of Community & Economic Development                                                 
                                                                                                    
CSSB 84(FIN) was returned to the Rules Committee for placement on                                   
the calendar.                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                        INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                
                                                                                                    
The following citation was introduced and referred to the Rules                                     
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                            
                                                                                                    
Commemorating - National Be Kind to Animals Week,                                                   
May 6-12, 2001                                                                                      
By Representative Meyer                                                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                        
                          OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                   
                                                                                                    
HJR 20                                                                                            
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20 by Representatives Joule,                                             
Hudson, and Kerttula:                                                                               
                                                                                                    
    Opposing Arctic marine shipment of nuclear waste between                                        
    Russia and Japan.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                    
                                                                                                    
**The presence of Representative Rokeberg was noted.                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                        
                             OF HOUSE BILLS                                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 151                                                                                            
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 151 by                                                        
Representatives Whitaker, Fate, James, Murkowski, Hudson, and                                       
Stevens, entitled:                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
    "An Act naming the William R. Wood Fairbanks International                                      
    Airport; and providing for an effective date."                                                  
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation Committee.                               
                                                                                                    
HB 173                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 173 by Representatives Joule, Cissna, Crawford,                                      
Croft, Davies, Harris, Hayes, Kapsner, Lancaster, Wilson, and Guess,                                
entitled:                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to establishing a screening, tracking, and                                     
    intervention program related to the hearing ability of newborns                                 
    and infants; providing an exemption to licensure as an audiologist                              
    for certain persons performing hearing screening tests; relating to                             
    insurance coverage for newborn and infant hearing screening; and                                
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    

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was read the first time and referred to the Health, Education & Social                              
Services and Finance Committees.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 174                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 174 by the House Rules Committee by request of                                       
the Legislative Budget & Audit Committee, entitled:                                                 
                                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to mental health information and records; and                                  
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Health, Education & Social                              
Services and Judiciary Committees.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
HB 175                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 175 by Representatives Lancaster and Harris,                                         
entitled:                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
    "An Act making an appropriation to the Alaska Industrial                                        
    Development and Export Authority for power projects; and                                        
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                    
Finance Committees.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
HB 176                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 176 by Representatives Lancaster, Hudson,                                            
Wilson, and Harris, entitled:                                                                       
                                                                                                    
    "An Act making an appropriation to the Alaska Industrial                                        
    Development and Export Authority for a power transmission                                       
    intertie between Kake and Petersburg; and providing for an                                      
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                    
Finance Committees.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 177                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 177 by the House Rules Committee, entitled:                                          
                                                                                                    

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    "An Act placing certain special interest organizations within the                               
    definition of 'group' for purposes of Alaska's campaign finance                                 
    statutes; providing a contingent amendment to take effect in case                               
    subjecting these organizations to all of the statutory requirements                             
    pertaining to groups is held by a court to be unconstitutional;                                 
    requiring certain organizations to disclose contributions made to                               
    them and expenditures made by them; requiring disclosure of the                                 
    true source of campaign contributions; and providing for an                                     
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Judiciary                             
Committees.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
                   CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                           
                                                                                                    
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 13                                                                                             
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 13                                                        
    "An Act relating to municipal service areas and providing for                                   
    voter approval of the formation, alteration, or abolishment of                                  
    certain service areas."                                                                         
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                   Journal Page                            
                                                                                                    
 CRA RPT 2DP 1DNP 4NR                                                 209                           
 FN1: ZERO (CED)                                                      209                           
 JUD RPT CS(JUD) 1DP 2DNP 3NR                                         338                           
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                       339                           
 FIN RPT CS(JUD) 6DP 3NR 1AM                                          456                           
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                       457                           
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                    
    13(JUD)                                                                                         
    (same title)                                                                                    

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There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Davies:                                               
                                                                                                    
Page 1, lines 1 and 2 (title amendment):                                                            
 Delete "and providing for voter approval of the formation,                                       
alteration, or abolishment of certain service areas"                                              
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 5:                                                                                     
 Delete "voter approval of alteration or abolishment of"                                            
                                                                                                    
Page 1, lines 9 and 10:                                                                             
 Delete ", subject to (c) of this section"                                                      
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 6:                                                                                     
 Delete "new subsections"                                                                           
 Insert "a new subsection"                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Page 2, lines 7 - 22:                                                                               
 Delete all material.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 23:                                                                                    
 Delete "(d)"                                                                                       
 Insert "(c)"                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Representative Davies moved and asked unanimous consent that                                        
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Bunde objected.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                  
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSSHB 13(JUD)                                                                                      
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  25   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Guess, Hayes, Joule,                                     
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Moses, Mulder                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Nays:  Bunde, Chenault, Coghill, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green, Halcro,                                
Harris, Hudson, James, Kohring, Kott, Lancaster, Meyer, Morgan,                                     
Murkowski, Ogan, Porter, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Whitaker,                                       
Williams, Wilson                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cissna, Masek, McGuire                                                                    
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that                                         
CSSSHB 13(JUD) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                  
and placed on final passage.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz objected.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated that CSSSHB 13(JUD) will advance to third                                        
reading on the March 13, 2001, calendar.                                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 34                                                                                             
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following would be                                  
moved to the bottom of the calendar:                                                                
                                                                                                    
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 34                                                        
    "An Act relating to the statutory rule against perpetuities, to                                 
    nonvested property interests and trusts, and to the suspension of                               
    the power of alienation of property; and providing for an effective                             
    date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                  SECOND READING OF SENATE RESOLUTIONS                                           
                                                                                                    
SJR 8                                                                                             
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 8(STA)                                                       
    Relating to supporting polling places at military installations.                               
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                   Journal Page                            
                                                                                                    
 MLV RPT HCS(MLV)  6DP                                                315                           
 FN1: ZERO(S.STA)                                                     315                           

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 STA RPT HCS(MLV) 7DP                                                 405                           
 FN1: ZERO(S.STA)                                                     405                           
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                   
resolution:                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                 
    8(MLV)                                                                                          
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Murkowski and                                        
Hayes:                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 10, following "President of the United States":                                        
 Insert ", the United States Congress,"                                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 10, following "Defense":                                                               
 Insert "to work together"                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Representative Murkowski moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.  There being no objection, it was so                                    
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative Berkowitz:                                            
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 12:                                                                                    
 Delete "."                                                                                         
 Insert "; and be it"                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Page 2, following line 12:                                                                          
 Insert "FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Alaska State                                                  
Legislature respectfully requests the President of the United States, the                           
United States Congress, and the United State Secretary of Defense act                               
to permit election activities in areas beyond 200 feet of an entrance to                            
a base or post polling place."                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                         

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Representative Murkowski objected.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                  
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSJR 8(MLV) am H                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 2                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  24   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  1                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Guess, Hayes, Hudson,                                    
Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Whitaker                                                         
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Bunde, Chenault, Coghill, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green, Halcro,                                
Harris, James, Kohring, Kott, Lancaster, Meyer, Morgan, Mulder,                                     
Murkowski, Ogan, Porter, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams,                                       
Wilson                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cissna, Masek, McGuire                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Moses                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                     
CSSJR 8(MLV) am H be considered engrossed, advanced to third                                        
reading, and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was                             
so ordered.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSJR 8(MLV) am H was read the third time.                                                      
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall HCS CSSJR 8(MLV) am H pass the                                          
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSJR 8(MLV) am H                                                                               
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies,                                
Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson,                                   
James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster,                                 
Meyer, Morgan, Mulder, Murkowski, Ogan, Porter, Rokeberg, Scalzi,                                   
Stevens, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                                                 

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Excused:  Cissna, Masek, McGuire                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Moses                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
And so, HCS CSSJR 8(MLV) am H passed the House and was                                              
referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                        
                                                                                                    
**The presence of Representative McGuire was noted.                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                  
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                        
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Katie Hurley - 80th Birthday                                                             
By Representative Croft, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault, Cissna,                                
Coghill, Crawford, Davies, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro,                               
Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring,                                    
Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Mulder,                                           
Murkowski, Ogan, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Lieutenant Colonel Roger C. Chenoweth                                                    
By Representatives Hayes, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault,                                       
Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green,                               
Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula,                                     
Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan,                                          
Mulder, Murkowski, Ogan, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams,                                       
Wilson; Senator Therriault                                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Venzy H. Vecera                                                                       
By Representatives Croft, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault, Cissna,                               
Coghill, Crawford, Dyson, Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris,                                     
Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Kott,                                      
Lancaster, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Mulder, Murkowski, Ogan,                                         
Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                                         
                                                                                                    

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In Memoriam - James "Big Jim" Martin                                                                
By Senator Davis; Representatives Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde,                                         
Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Dyson, Foster, Guess,                                   
Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula,                                     
Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Mulder,                                           
Murkowski, Ogan, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                        
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Margaret Kennison Jack                                                                
By Senator Davis; Representatives Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde,                                         
Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Dyson, Foster, Guess,                                   
Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula,                                     
Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Mulder,                                           
Murkowski, Ogan, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                              
                               (Continued)                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 34                                                                                             
The following which had been moved to the bottom of the calendar                                    
(page 546), was read the second time:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 34                                                        
    "An Act relating to the statutory rule against perpetuities, to                                 
    nonvested property interests and trusts, and to the suspension of                               
    the power of alienation of property; and providing for an effective                             
    date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                   Journal Page                            
                                                                                                    
 JUD RPT 4DP                                                          432                           
 FN1: ZERO(CRT)                                                       432                           
 FN2: ZERO(LAW)                                                       432                           
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that                                         
SSHB 34 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                     
placed on final passage.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz objected.                                                                  
                                                                                                    

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The Speaker stated that SSHB 34 will advance to third reading on the                                
March 13, 2001, calendar.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would revert to:                              
                                                                                                    
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 103                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 103                                                                              
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                        
    program expenses of state government, for certain programs, and                                 
    to capitalize funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec.                                  
    17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional                             
    budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective date."                                      
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN)                                                                  
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representatives Mulder and Williams, Co-                                   
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                              
                                                                                                    
Do pass (8):  Bunde, Whitaker, Harris, Lancaster, Hudson, Foster,                                   
Mulder, Williams                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amend (3):  Croft, Davies, Moses                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 103 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                     
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
HB 104                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 104                                                                              
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital                                     
    expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                                  
    program; and providing for an effective date."                                                  

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN)                                                                  
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representatives Mulder and Williams, Co-                                   
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                              
                                                                                                    
Do pass (8):  Bunde, Whitaker, Harris, Lancaster, Hudson, Foster,                                   
Mulder, Williams                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amend (3):  Croft, Davies, Moses                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 104 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                     
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                   
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                 
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill - from 6:00 a.m., plane time, to 5:30 p.m.,                                  
plane time, March 21, 2001                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Representative Fate - from 7:30 p.m., plane time, March 15 to                                       
9:30 p.m., plane time, March 18; and from 8:45 a.m., plane time, to                                 
5:30 p.m., plane time, March 21, 2001                                                               
                                                                                                    
Representative Halcro - from 7:00 p.m., plane time, March 16 to                                     
9:30 a.m., plane time, March 19; and from 7:00 p.m., plane time,                                    
March 23 to 9:30 a.m., plane time, March 26, 2001                                                   
                                                                                                    
Representative Kohring - from 1:30 p.m., plane time, March 16 to                                    
9:34 p.m., plane time, March 19, 2001 (amended from page 443)                                       
                                                                                                    
Representative McGuire - from 9:00 a.m., plane time, to 5:15 p.m.,                                  
plane time, March 21, 2001                                                                          
                                                                                                    

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Representative Williams - from 2:30 p.m., plane time, March 16 to                                   
9:44 p.m., plane time, March 18, 2001                                                               
                                                                                                    
HB 158                                                                                            
Representative Ogan added his name as cosponsor to:                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 158                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the criteria for the adoption of regulations and                            
    to the relationship between a regulation and its enabling statute;                              
    and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                    
SJR 8                                                                                             
Representatives Harris and Dyson added their names as cross sponsors                                
to:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                     
    NO. 8(MLV) am H                                                                                 
    Relating to supporting polling places at military installations.                               
                                                                                                    
                               ENGROSSMENT                                                       
                                                                                                    
SJR 8                                                                                             
HCS CSSJR 8(MLV) am H was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and                                      
Chief Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                        
                                                                                                    
                              ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                      
                                                                                                    
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Majority Caucus           Speaker's Chamber               upon adj., 3/12                           
                                                                                                    
                               ADJOURNMENT                                                       
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
House adjourn until 10:00 a.m., March 13, 2001.  There being no                                     
objection, the House adjourned at 12:11 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                             Suzi Lowell                                            
                                             Chief Clerk