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2002-05-03 Senate Journal

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2002-05-03                     Senate Journal                      Page 3147
SB 181                                                                                            
Senator Hoffman requested that the reconsideration on CS FOR                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 181(FIN) "An Act relating to the use of money                                       
from the housing assistance loan fund, to loans for teacher housing in                              
small communities, and to the interest rate on loans originated or                                  
purchased by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation for small                                       
community housing; and providing for an effective date" be taken up.                                
The bill was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                               
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1.                                    
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman offered Amendment No. 1:                                                            
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 14, through page 2, line 2:                                                            
 Delete "the statewide average cost of a single-family house or                                 
owner occupied duplex, as determined by the Department of                                       
Labor and Workforce Development,"                                                               
 Insert "$250,000"                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                          
Senator Donley objected.                                                                            

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Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                           
adoption of the following amendment to Amendment No. 1:                                             
                                                                                                    
 Delete "$250,000"                                                                              
 Insert  "$200,000"                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was amended.                                                     
                                                                                                    
There being no further objections, Amendment No. 1 as amended was                                   
adopted.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 181(FIN) am was automatically in third                                       
reading on reconsideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Donley offered Title Amendment No. 2:                                                       
                                                                                                    
Page 1, lines 1 - 3:                                                                                
 Delete all material.                                                                               
 Insert "An Act relating to and increasing the interest rate on                                   
that portion of a loan for a single-family house or owner-occupied                                
duplex that exceeds $200,000 where the loan is for a house or                                     
duplex in a small community with a population of 6,500 or less                                    
that is not connected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks,                                  
or with a population of 1,600 or less that is connected by road or                                
rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks for purposes of the small                                          
community housing program of the Alaska Housing Finance                                           
Corporation; relating to loans for teacher housing in which each                                  
unit that is not vacant is occupied by at least one individual who is                             
employed as a certificated teacher in a public elementary or                                      
secondary school in a small community with a population of 6,500                                  
or less that is not connected by road or rail to Anchorage or                                     
Fairbanks, or with a population of 1,600 or less that is connected                                
by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks, and increasing the                                     
interest rate on the loans if this occupancy requirement is not                                   
complied with;"                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Donley moved for the adoption of Title Amendment No. 2.                                     
Without objection, Title Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senator Phillips moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain from                                  
voting because of a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and                                 
Senator Phillips was required to vote.                                                              
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                      
181(FIN) am "An Act relating to and increasing the interest rate on                                 
that portion of a loan for a single-family house or owner-occupied                                  
duplex that exceeds $200,000 where the loan is for a house or duplex                                
in a small community with a population of 6,500 or less that is not                                 
connected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks, or with a                                      
population of 1,600 or less that is connected by road or rail to                                    
Anchorage or Fairbanks for purposes of the small community housing                                  
program of the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; relating to loans                                
for teacher housing in which each unit that is not vacant is occupied by                            
at least one individual who is employed as a certificated teacher in a                              
public elementary or secondary school in a small community with a                                   
population of 6,500 or less that is not connected by road or rail to                                
Anchorage or Fairbanks, or with a population of 1,600 or less that is                               
connected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks, and increasing                                 
the interest rate on the loans if this occupancy requirement is not                                 
complied with; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?"                               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
CSSB 181(FIN) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens,                                  
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 181(FIN) am passed the Senate                                        
on reconsideration.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                              
to the Secretary for engrossment.