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2002-05-08 Senate Journal

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2002-05-08                     Senate Journal                      Page 3237
SB 363                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 363(STA) "An Act relating to                                                 
communications and elections, to reporting of contributions and                                     
expenditures, and to campaign misconduct in the second degree;                                      
relating to disclosure by individuals of contributions to candidates; and                           
providing for an effective date" was read the third time.                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Therriault 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 Therriault offered Amendment No. 1:                                                         
                                                                                                    
Page 2, following line 9:                                                                           
 Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                 
   "* Sec. 4.  AS 15.13.040 is amended by adding a new subsection to                              
read:                                                                                               
       (j)  Every individual, person, nongroup entity, or group                                     
     contributing more than $500 to a group organized for the principal                             
     purpose of influencing the outcome of a proposition shall report                               
     the contribution or contributions on a form prescribed by the                                  
     commission not later than 30 days after the contribution that                                  
     requires the contributor to report under this subsection is made.                              
     The report must include the name, address, principal occupation,                               
     and employer of the individual filing the report and the amount of                             
     the contribution, as well as the total amount of contributions made                            
     to that group by that individual, person, nongroup entity, or group                            
     during the calendar year."                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                   
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 17:                                                                                    
 Delete "advertising"                                                                               
 Insert  "communication [ADVERTISING]"                                                          
                                                                                                    
Page 4, line 17, following "candidate":                                                             
 Insert  "or proposition, as that term is defined in AS 15.13.065(c)"                               
                                                                                                    

2002-05-08                     Senate Journal                      Page 3238
Senator Therriault moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                       
Senator Ellis objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                 
further objections, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                    
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 363(STA) am was automatically in third                                       
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 363(STA)                                          
am "An Act relating to communications and elections, to reporting of                                
contributions and expenditures, and to campaign misconduct in the                                   
second degree; relating to disclosure by individuals of contributions to                            
candidates; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSSB 363(STA) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                   
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 363(STA) am passed the Senate.                                       
                                                                                                    
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.