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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                       
                                                                                                    
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                 
                                                                                                    
               TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE -- FIRST SESSION                                        
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                    Friday                   May 4, 2001                            
                                                                                                    
                      One Hundred Seventeenth Day                                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                    
Porter at 10:28 a.m.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Roll call showed 33 members present.  Representatives Croft, Davies,                                
Halcro, Kott, Mulder, and Williams were absent and their presence                                   
was noted later.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that                                         
Representative Ogan be excused from a call of the House today.                                      
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain Designee, Representative                                 
Bunde.  Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent                                    
that the invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection,                            
it appears below:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
    Let us pray,                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
       Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where                                  
    we are right, make us easy to live with.  Amen.                                                 
                                                                                                    
                          --By the Reverend Peter Marshall                                          
                                                                                                    
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Lancaster.                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                               
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
journal for the 116th legislative day be approved as certified by the                               
Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                          

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                        MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                 
                                                                                                    
HB 200                                                                                            
A message dated May 3, 2001, was read stating the Senate has passed:                                
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 200(STA)                                                                  
    "An Act establishing July 3 as Drunk Driving Victims                                            
    Remembrance Day."                                                                               
                                                                                                    
CSHB 200(STA) was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 149                                                                                            
A message dated May 3, 2001, was read stating the Senate has passed                                 
CSHB 149(FIN)(title am) with the following amendments and it is                                     
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
           SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN) am S                                       
    "An Act expressing legislative intent regarding correctional                                    
    facility space; relating to correctional facility space; authorizing                            
    the Department of Corrections to enter into an agreement to lease                               
    facilities for the confinement and care of prisoners within the                                 
     Kenai Peninsula Borough; and providing for an effective date."                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 149(FIN)(title am) is under Unfinished Business.                                               
                                                                                                    
Messages dated May 3, 2001, were read stating the Senate has passed                                 
the following and they are transmitted for consideration:                                           
                                                                                                    
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                
                         OF SENATE RESOLUTIONS                                                   
                                                                                                    
SCR 14                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 14 by the Senate                                                   
Rules Committee:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
    Establishing the Joint Committee on Natural Gas Pipelines.                                      
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Rules Committee.                                        
                                                                                                    

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**The presence of Representative Williams was noted.                                                
                                                                                                    
SCR 15                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 15 by the Senate                                                   
State Affairs Committee:                                                                            
                                                                                                    
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                  
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 177,                                    
    placing certain special interest organizations within the definition                            
    of "group" for purposes of Alaska's campaign finance statutes; and                              
    requiring disclosure of the true source of campaign contributions.                              
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Rules Committee.                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 29                                                                                             
CSSB 29(FIN) am(brf sup maj fld) by the Senate Finance Committee,                                   
entitled:                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
    "An Act making and amending appropriations and                                                  
    reappropriations; and providing for an effective date."                                         
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 83                                                                                             
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 83(FIN) am by the Senate Finance                                             
Committee, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to construction of highways by the Department                                  
    of Transportation and Public Facilities and to contracts for the                                
    construction of highways."                                                                      
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                    
Affairs, Transportation, and Finance Committees.                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 64                                                                                             
The Transportation Committee has considered:                                                        
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 64                                                                               
    "An Act relating to international airports revenue bonds; and                                   
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 64(TRA)                                                                   
    "An Act relating to international airports revenue bonds and to the                             
    spending plan for the International Airports Construction Fund;                                 
    and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Kohring, Chair, with the                                    
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (4):  Masek, Wilson, Scalzi, Kohring                                                        
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 64(TRA):                                                 
                                                                                                    
2.  Fiscal, Dept. of Revenue                                                                        
                                                                                                    
HB 64 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                        
                                                                                                    
**The presence of Representatives Kott, Halcro, and Mulder was                                      
noted.                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 50                                                                                             
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 50                                                                              
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Veterinary                               
    Examiners."                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Williams, Co-chair, with the                                
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    

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Do pass (6):  Bunde, Harris, Lancaster, Hudson, Foster, Williams                                    
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Community & Economic Development                                               
                                                                                                    
SB 50 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                      
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 99                                                                                             
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 99                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the DNA identification registration system."                               
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Williams, Co-chair, with the                                
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (7):  Bunde, Harris, Moses, Lancaster, Hudson, Foster,                                      
Williams                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (1):  Davies                                                                      
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
2.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                    
3.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Administration                                                          
                                                                                                    
SB 99 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                      
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 149                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                                   
    149(HES)                                                                                        
    "An Act relating to reemployment of retired teachers, to eligibility                            
    for major medical insurance coverage for beneficiaries of the                                   
    teachers' retirement system, and to teacher certificates; and                                   
    providing for an effective date."                                                               

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                                      
    149(FIN)                                                                                        
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Mulder, Co-chair, with the                                  
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (10):  Bunde, Whitaker, Harris, Croft, Davies, Moses,                                       
Lancaster, Hudson, Foster, Mulder                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSSSB 149(FIN):                                          
                                                                                                    
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Administration                                                                 
2.  Zero, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                    
                                                                                                    
CSSSSB 149(HES) was referred to the Rules Committee for                                             
placement on the calendar.                                                                          
                                                                                                    
SB 152                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 152                                                                             
    "An Act relating to the handling of and interest on contract                                    
    controversies involving the Department of Transportation and                                    
    Public Facilities or state agencies to whom the Department of                                   
    Transportation and Public Facilities delegates the responsibility                               
    for handling the controversies."                                                                
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 152(FIN)                                                           
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Mulder, Co-chair, with the                                  
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (5):  Lancaster, Whitaker, Harris, Davies, Mulder                                           
                                                                                                    

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No recommendation (1):  Bunde                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS SB 152(FIN):                                              
                                                                                                    
1.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities                                      
2.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Community & Economic Development                                        
                                                                                                    
SB 152 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                     
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 158                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 158(RES) am                                                              
    "An Act directing the commissioner of revenue to prepare a report                               
    to the legislature relating to the state's participation in owning or                           
    financing a gas pipeline project; and providing for an effective                                
    date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HCS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 158(FIN)                                                         
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Mulder, Co-chair, with the                                  
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (9):  Whitaker, Harris, Croft, Davies, Moses, Lancaster,                                    
Hudson, Foster, Mulder                                                                              
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (1):  Bunde                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 158(FIN):                                            
                                                                                                    
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Revenue                                                                        
                                                                                                    
CSSB 158(RES) am was referred to the Rules Committee for                                            
placement on the calendar.                                                                          
                                                                                                    

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SB 172                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 172(FIN)                                                                 
    "An Act relating to an annual report by the court system to the                                 
    public and the legislature."                                                                    
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 172(JUD)                                                    
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representatives Mulder and Williams, Co-                                   
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                              
                                                                                                    
Do pass (6):  Harris, Croft, Lancaster, Foster, Mulder, Williams                                    
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (2):  Davies, Hudson                                                              
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 172(JUD):                                            
                                                                                                    
1.  Zero, Alaska Court System                                                                       
                                                                                                    
CSSB 172(FIN) was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on                                  
the calendar.                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                 
                                                                                                    
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                   
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                            
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Garry Stacey Banks II, Associated Students of the                                        
University of Alaska Fairbanks President                                                            
By Representative Davies                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Ninilchik High School Girls Basketball Team, 2001 Class                                  
2A Girls State Championship                                                                         
By Representative Scalzi                                                                            
                                                                                                    

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Honoring - John and Juanita Cowdery, 50-Year Anniversary                                            
By Representative Kohring                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Mary Gore                                                                                
By Senator Elton; Representatives Hudson, Kerttula                                                  
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Bradford and Barbara Washburn                                                            
By Senator Green                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Greg Capito                                                                              
By Senator Hoffman; Representative Kapsner                                                          
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Ruth Allington                                                                        
By Representatives Kerttula, Hudson; Senator Elton                                                  
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Richard F. P. Inglima                                                                 
By Representative Scalzi                                                                            
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Julianne Okonek                                                                       
By Representative Masek                                                                             
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Donald Robert "Bob" Hakala                                                            
By Senator Elton; Representatives Hudson, Kerttula                                                  
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - William L. Murphy                                                                     
By Senator Green                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                        
                             OF HOUSE BILLS                                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 268                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 268 by Representatives Green, Coghill, Dyson,                                        
James, Stevens, Wilson, Harris, Mulder, Fate, and Kohring, entitled:                                
                                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to the constitutional right to privacy."                                       
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 269                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 269 by Representative Halcro, entitled:                                              
                                                                                                    
    "An Act establishing employment protections for certain                                         
    employees in the aviation industry relating to safety issues."                                  
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                    
Judiciary Committees.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 270                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 270 by Representative Halcro, entitled:                                              
                                                                                                    
    "An Act allowing the establishment of an assigned risk pool for                                 
    aviation insurance."                                                                            
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce                                        
Committee.                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 271                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 271 by Representative Halcro, entitled:                                              
                                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to recovery of punitive damages resulting from                                 
    an aviation accident; and providing for an effective date."                                     
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                    
Judiciary Committees.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                            
                                                                                                    
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                               
                                                                                                    
HB 58                                                                                             
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 58                                                                               
    "An Act relating to the calculation and payment of unemployment                                 
    compensation benefits; and providing for an effective date."                                    

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 FN3: (ADM/VARIOUS DEPTS); FN4: (UA)                               1264                             
                                                                                                    
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. 58(L&C)                                                                   
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                    
58(L&C) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                     
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                              
                                                                                                    
CSHB 58(L&C) was read the third time.                                                               
                                                                                                    
**The presence of Representatives Croft and Davies was noted.                                       
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 58(L&C) pass the House?"  The                                      
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 58(L&C)                                                                                        
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  6                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Bunde, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Fate,                                    
Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule,                                  
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster, McGuire, Meyer,                                        
Morgan, Moses, Murkowski, Porter, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens,                                        
Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Ogan                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Chenault, Davies, Dyson, Kohring, Masek, Mulder                                            

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James changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                                                  
                                                                                                    
And so, CSHB 58(L&C) 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.                                
                                                                                                    
Representative Masek later gave notice of reconsideration of the vote                               
on CSHB 58(L&C) and the reconsideration was taken up then.                                          
                                                                                                    
                            RECONSIDERATION                                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 88                                                                                             
Representative Berkowitz brought up reconsideration of the vote on                                  
SB 88 am H (page 1512).                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The following was again before the House in third reading:                                          
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 88 am H                                                                         
    "An Act relating to metropolitan planning organizations and to                                  
    establishment of a metropolitan planning organization for the                                   
    Anchorage metropolitan area; and providing for an effective date."                              
                                                                                                    
Representative Kott placed a call of the House.                                                     
                                                                                                    
The call was satisfied.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall SB 88 am H pass the House?"                                
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 88 am H--RECONSIDERATION                                                                         
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Chenault, Coghill, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green, Harris, Hudson,                               
James, Kohring, Kott, Lancaster, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Mulder,                                    
Porter, Rokeberg, Stevens, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                               
                                                                                                    

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Nays:  Berkowitz, Bunde, Cissna, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Guess,                                    
Halcro, Hayes, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Masek, Moses,                                     
Murkowski, Scalzi                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Ogan                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
And so, SB 88 am H passed the House on reconsideration.                                             
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved the effective date clause.                                               
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall the effective date clause be                                
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                            
                                                                                                    
SB 88 am H--RECONSIDERATION                                                                         
Third Reading                                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft,                                
Davies, Dyson, Fate, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson,                                   
James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster,                                 
Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Mulder, Murkowski, Porter, Rokeberg,                                         
Scalzi, Stevens, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Ogan                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Foster, Morgan, Moses                                                                      
                                                                                                    
And so, the effective date clause was adopted on reconsideration.                                   
                                                                                                    
SB 88 am H was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                         
                                                                                                    
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                               
                              (continued)                                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 67                                                                                             
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 67                                                                               
    "An Act requiring proof of motor vehicle insurance in order to                                  
    register a motor vehicle; and relating to motor vehicle liability                               
    insurance for taxicabs."                                                                        

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 JUD RPT CS(JUD) NT 3DP 2NR                                        1085                             
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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. 67(JUD)                                                                   
  "An Act relating to motor vehicle liability insurance for taxicabs."                             
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                    
67(JUD) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                     
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                              
                                                                                                    
CSHB 67(JUD) was read the third time.                                                               
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 67(JUD) pass the House?"  The roll                                 
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 67(JUD)                                                                                        
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  5                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dyson, Fate,                                     
Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule,                                  
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster, Masek, Meyer,                                 
Morgan, Mulder, Murkowski, Porter, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens,                                       
Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Ogan                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Berkowitz, Croft, Davies, McGuire, Moses                                                   
                                                                                                    
And so, CSHB 67(JUD) passed the House and was referred to the                                       
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                        
                                                                                                    

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                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 151                                                                                            
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 151                                                                             
    "An Act relating to the Bristol Bay Salmon Classic; and providing                               
    for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                  Journal Page                             
                                                                                                    
 RLS RPT 4DP                                                       1504                             
 FN1: ZERO(REV)                                                    1504                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that                                         
SB 151 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                      
placed on final passage.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz objected.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated that SB 151 will advance to third reading on the                                 
May 5, 2001, calendar.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                               
                                                                                                    
HB 241                                                                                            
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 3,                                  
2001, calendar (page 1509), was read the third time:                                                
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 241(RES)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to a railroad utility corridor for extension of the                            
    Alaska Railroad to Canada and to extension of the Alaska                                        
    Railroad to Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada."                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 241(RES) pass the House?"  The                                     
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           

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CSHB 241(RES)                                                                                       
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                       
Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson,                                   
James, Joule, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster, Masek, McGuire,                                    
Meyer, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Porter, Rokeberg,                                          
Scalzi, Stevens, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                                         
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Kapsner, Kerttula                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Ogan                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Croft, Davies                                                                              
                                                                                                    
And so, CSHB 241(RES) passed the House and was referred to the                                      
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                     THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS                                               
                                                                                                    
SB 81                                                                                             
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 3,                                  
2001, calendar (page 1509), was read the third time:                                                
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 81                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the nonademption of property transfers; and                                 
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall SB 81 pass the House?"  The roll was                                    
taken with the following result:                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 81                                                                                               
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Yeas:  Berkowitz, Bunde, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dyson, Fate,                                    
Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule,                                  
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster, Masek,                                        
McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Porter,                                           
Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Ogan                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Chenault, Croft, Davies                                                                    
                                                                                                    
And so, SB 81 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.                                
                                                                                                    
SB 81 was signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and returned to the                                 
Senate.                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 166                                                                                            
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 3,                                  
2001, calendar (page 1517), was read the third time:                                                
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 166                                                                             
    "An Act relating to the time of filling by appointment a vacancy in                             
    the office of United States senator."                                                           
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall SB 166 pass the House?"  The roll was                                   
taken with the following result:                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 166                                                                                              
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  27   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Chenault, Coghill, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green, Halcro,                                
Harris, Hudson, James, Kohring, Kott, Lancaster, Masek, McGuire,                                    
Meyer, Morgan, Mulder, Murkowski, Porter, Rokeberg, Scalzi,                                         
Stevens, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Nays:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Guess, Hayes,                                    
Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Moses                                                            
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Ogan                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
And so, SB 166 passed the House.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Guess gave notice of reconsideration of her vote on                                  
SB 166.                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
House revert to Reports of Special Committees.  There being no                                      
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                     REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                               
                                                                                                    
HJR 22                                                                                            
The Conference Committee considering:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 22(RLS)                                                       
    Relating to a diverse community; condemning a recent racially                                   
    motivated attack; and requesting the Municipality of Anchorage                                  
    police department to continue their conclusive investigation and                                
    requesting the criminal justice system to take rapid action to reach                            
    the determination of this case.                                                                 
                                                                                                    
and                                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                 
    22(STA) am S                                                                                    
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
requests limited powers of free conference on the following specific                                
points:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
    Page 1, line 11, change "unlawful" to "wrongful."                                               
    Page 2, line 11, change "unlawful" to "wrongful."                                               
    Page 2, line 12, change "unlawful" to "wrongful."                                               
    Page 2, line 22, change "unlawful" to "wrongful."                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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The request was signed by Representatives James (Chair), Williams,                                  
and Berkowitz; and Senator Ward (Chair).                                                            
                                                                                                    
The Speaker granted the limited powers of free conference as                                        
requested.                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
The Chief Clerk was instructed to so notify the Senate.                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                            RECONSIDERATION                                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 58                                                                                             
Representative Masek gave reconsideration of the vote on CSHB                                       
58(L&C) (page 1534).                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Representative Masek moved and asked unanimous consent that                                         
reconsideration be taken up on the same day.  There being no                                        
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The following was again before the House in third reading:                                          
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 58(L&C)                                                                   
    "An Act relating to the calculation and payment of unemployment                                 
    compensation benefits; and providing for an effective date."                                    
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 58(L&C) pass the                                      
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    
CSHB 58(L&C)--RECONSIDERATION                                                                       
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  6                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson,                                 
Fate, Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James,                                   
Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kott, Lancaster, Masek, McGuire,                                 
Meyer, Morgan, Mulder, Murkowski, Porter, Scalzi, Stevens,                                          
Whitaker, Wilson                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Ogan                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Absent:  Bunde, Coghill, Kookesh, Moses, Rokeberg, Williams                                         
                                                                                                    
And so, CSHB 58(L&C) passed the House on reconsideration.                                           
                                                                                                    
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 58(L&C) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                       
                                                                                                    
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                            
                              (continued)                                                          
                                                                                                    
                         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 - Galen Knobbe                                                                             
By Representatives James, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault,                                       
Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Fate, Green, Guess,                                
Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kott,                                      
Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Murkowski, Ogan, Rokeberg,                                        
Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Dr. Claus-M. Naske, Professor of History, University of                                  
Alaska Fairbanks                                                                                    
By Representatives Davies, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault,                                      
Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Dyson, Fate, Green, Guess, Halcro,                                
Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring,                                    
Kott, Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Murkowski, Ogan,                                            
Rokeberg, Stevens, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                                       
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Greater Friendship Baptist Church 50th Anniversary                                       
By Senator Davis; Representatives Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde,                                         
Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Fate,                                    
Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner,                                 
Kerttula, Kohring, Kott, Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer,                                          
Murkowski, Ogan, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                        

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Honoring - Jerry L. Brady, P.E., Engineer of the Year                                               
By Senator Leman; Representatives Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde,                                         
Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Fate,                                    
Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner,                                 
Kerttula, Kohring, Kott, Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer,                                          
Murkowski, Ogan, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Mary K. Bickel                                                                        
By Representatives Chenault, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde, Cissna,                                      
Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Guess, Halcro,                               
Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kott,                                       
Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Murkowski, Ogan,                                          
Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Mary Margaret Canaday Nash                                                            
By Representatives Chenault, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde, Cissna,                                      
Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Guess, Halcro,                               
Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kott,                                       
Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Murkowski, Ogan,                                          
Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Henry Taft McGahan                                                                    
By Representatives Chenault, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde, Cissna,                                      
Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Guess, Halcro,                               
Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kott,                                       
Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Murkowski, Ogan,                                          
Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Kathlyn "Kay" Pippel                                                                  
By Representatives Ogan, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault, Cissna,                                
Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Fate, Foster, Guess, Halcro,                               
Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring,                                    
Kott, Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Murkowski,                                          
Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson; Senator Green                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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In Memoriam - Joseph Galath                                                                         
By Representatives Coghill, James, Fate, Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde,                                  
Chenault, Cissna, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Foster, Green,                                    
Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kott,                               
Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Murkowski, Ogan,                                          
Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson; Senator                                      
Therriault                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - James Richard Paul Clinton                                                            
By Senator Leman; Representatives Porter, Berkowitz, Bunde,                                         
Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Davies, Dyson, Fate,                                    
Foster, Green, Guess, Halcro, Harris, Hayes, Hudson, James, Joule,                                  
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kott, Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan,                                  
Murkowski, Ogan, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens, Williams, Wilson                                        
                                                                                                    
                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                       
                                                                                                    
Conference Committee         Capitol 203                       5:00 p.m.                            
HJR 22 DIVERSE COMMUNITY/CONDEMN HATE CRIMES                                                        
                                                                                                    
Finance Committee                                                                                   
8:30 a.m. meeting CONTINUED TO A CALL OF THE CHAIR                                                  
                                                                                                    
Conference Committee         Capitol 124                       1:00 p.m.                            
HB 127 AIRCRAFT EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT                                                                 
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess to                               
4:30 p.m.; and so, the House recessed at 12:12 p.m.                                                 
                                                                                                    
                              AFTER RECESS                                                       
                                                                                                    
The Speaker called the House back to order at 4:48 p.m.                                             
                                                                                                    
                      CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENTS                                                
                                                                                                    
HB 149                                                                                            
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
House consider the Senate message (page 1524) on the following at                                   
this time:                                                                                          
                                                                                                    

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN)(title am)                                                        
    "An Act expressing legislative intent regarding correctional                                    
    facility space; relating to correctional facility space; authorizing                            
    the Department of Corrections to enter into an agreement to lease                               
    facilities for the confinement and care of prisoners within the                                 
     Kenai Peninsula Borough; and providing for an effective date."                                
                                                                                                    
and                                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
           SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN) am S                                       
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Representative Chenault placed a call of the House and lifted the call.                             
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved that the House concur in the Senate                                      
amendments to CSHB 149(FIN)(title am), thus adopting SCS CSHB                                       
149(FIN) am S, and recommended that the members vote yes.                                           
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall the House concur in the Senate                                          
amendments to CSHB 149(FIN)(title am)?"  The roll was taken with                                    
the following result:                                                                               
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 149(FIN) am S                                                                              
Concur                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  32   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Bunde, Chenault, Coghill, Crawford, Davies,                                       
Dyson, Fate, Foster, Green, Harris, Hayes, James, Joule, Kapsner,                                   
Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lancaster, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan,                                   
Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Porter, Rokeberg, Scalzi, Stevens,                                        
Williams, Wilson                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Cissna, Halcro, Kerttula, Whitaker                                                           
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Ogan                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Croft, Guess, Hudson                                                                       
                                                                                                    
And so, the House concurred in the Senate amendments, thus adopting                                 
SCS CSHB 149(FIN) am S.                                                                             

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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.                                
                                                                                                    
The Chief Clerk was instructed to so notify the Senate.                                             
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 149(FIN) am S was referred to the Chief Clerk for                                          
enrollment.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 67                                                                                             
Representative Mulder added his name as cosponsor to:                                               
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 67(JUD)                                                                   
  "An Act relating to motor vehicle liability insurance for taxicabs."                             
                                                                                                    
HB 241                                                                                            
Representatives Hayes, Harris, and Green added their names as                                       
cosponsors to:                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 241(RES)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to a railroad utility corridor for extension of the                            
    Alaska Railroad to Canada and to extension of the Alaska                                        
    Railroad to Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada."                                                         
                                                                                                    
SB 198                                                                                            
Representative Morgan added his name as cross sponsor to:                                           
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 198(HES)                                                                 
    "An Act establishing the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council;                                  
    and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                        
                                                                                                    
HB 58                                                                                             
CSHB 58(L&C) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                         
Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                              

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HB 67                                                                                             
CSHB 67(JUD) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk                                   
and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 241                                                                                            
CSHB 241(RES) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                        
Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 88                                                                                             
SB 88 am H was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk                                     
and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                               ENROLLMENT                                                        
                                                                                                    
HB 72                                                                                             
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                  
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                               
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 1:10 p.m.,                                 
May 4, 2001:                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
    SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 72(RLS)                                                            
    "An Act relating to an assistant adjutant general for space and                                 
    missile defense in the Department of Military and Veterans'                                     
    Affairs; and providing for an effective date."                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 194                                                                                            
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                  
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                               
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 1:10 p.m.,                                 
May 4, 2001:                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 194(FIN)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to fees for commercial fishing licenses and                                    
    permits; and providing for an effective date."                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                       
                                                                                                    
House committee schedules are published daily under separate cover.                                 
                                                                                                    
Majority Caucus          Speaker's Chamber                   upon adj., 5/4                         
                                                                                                    
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                        
                                                                                                    
Representative James moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
House adjourn until 10:00 a.m., May 5, 2001.  There being no                                        
objection, the House adjourned at 4:59 p.m.                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                            Suzi Lowell                                             
                                            Chief Clerk