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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                   
                                                                                                    
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                              
                                                                                                    
                  TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE -- FIRST SESSION                                     
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                      Friday                       April 6, 2001                    
                                                                                                    
                               Eighty-ninth Day                                                  
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                 
Halford at 11:36 a.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The roll showed sixteen members present. Senators Cowdery, Kelly,                                   
Pearce, Therriault were absent.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Jesse Kiehl of the Juneau                                   
Jewish Community. Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous                                         
consent that the prayer be spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                            
                                                                                                    
          Baruch ata Adonai, Eloheinu Melech ha-olam,                                               
          pokeach ivrim. Blessed art Thou, Eternal God, Who                                         
          guides the universe and Who opens the eyes of the                                         
          blind.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
          God, bless this state that it may know justice and                                        
          prosperity, and bless those who serve it that they may                                    
          do Your will with an open heart. We acknowledge                                           
          this day our differences as we pray that You will                                         
          bring us closer together. Oh God Who sees us as we                                        
          truly are, grant that we may find the strength of spirit                                  
          to do what is right, and make us ever mindful of our                                      
          loved ones and those who depend on us.                                                    
                                                                                                    
          God of all Alaska, we ask these blessings:                                                
          Y'varechecha Adonai veyishmarecha. May God bless                                          
          you and keep you. Ya'er Adonai panav eilecha                                              
          viy'chunecha. May God show you favor and be                                               
          gracious to you. Yisa Adonai panav eilecha veyasem                                        
          lecha shalom. May God show you kindness, look on                                          
          you with love, and give you peace.                   Amen.                               
                                                                                                    

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Senator Lincoln led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Certification                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                    
for the eighty-eighth legislative day be approved as certified by the                               
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The presence of Senators Therriault, Pearce was noted.                                              
                                                                                                    
                           Messages from the House                                               
                                                                                                    
SJR 14                                                                                            
Message dated April 5 was read, stating the House passed and                                        
returned:                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                        
          14(STA) Urging President Bush, the United States                                          
          Department of State, and the United States Congress                                       
          to intervene and negotiate with the government of                                         
          Canada to reconsider the imposition of a fee to                                           
          transport firearms through Canada.                                                        
                                                                                                    
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                        
                                                                                                    
Message dated April 5 was read, stating the House passed and                                        
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                        First Reading and Reference of                                           
                              House Resolutions                                                  
                                                                                                    
HJR 20                                                                                            
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20 BY REPRESENTATIVES                                                    
JOULE, Hudson, Kerttula, Scalzi, Kapsner, Croft,                                                    
                                                                                                    
               Opposing Arctic marine shipment of nuclear waste                                    
          between Russia and Japan.                                                                 
                                                                                                    

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was read the first time and referred to the Transportation Committee.                               
                                                                                                    
Message dated April 5 was read, stating the House passed and                                        
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 162                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 162 BY THE HOUSE HEALTH, EDUCATION                                                   
AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                            
                                                                                                    
            "An Act relating to absences from the state under the                                  
          longevity bonus program."                                                                 
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Health, Education and Social                            
Services, State Affairs and Finance Committees.                                                     
                                                                                                    
The presence of Senator Kelly was noted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
SJR 10                                                                                            
Message dated April 5 was read, stating the House passed and returned                               
for consideration SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10, with the                                          
following amendments:                                                                               
                                                                                                    
          HOUSE CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                      
          NO. 10(MLV) am H Urging the United States                                                 
          Congress to fully fund the operational readiness and                                      
          recapitalization requirements of the United States                                        
          Coast Guard.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved that the Senate concur in the House                                             
amendments.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                           
amendments?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HCS SJR 10(MLV) am H                                                                                
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                
Amendments to SJR 10?                                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman,                                     
Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson,                              
Ward, Wilken                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Cowdery, Donley, Pearce                                                                    
                                                                                                    
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendments, thus adopting                                 
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10(MLV) am                                                 
H Urging the United States Congress to fully fund the operational                                   
readiness and recapitalization requirements of the United States Coast                              
Guard.                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that Senator                                        
Cowdery be excused from a call of the Senate. Without objection,                                    
Senator Cowdery was excused.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Standing Committee Reports                                             
                                                                                                    
SB 158                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 158 "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                                      
recommended the adoption of the Resources Committee Substitute                                      
offered on page 855. Signing do pass: Senators Donley, Kelly,                                       
Cochairs, Senators Austerman, Olson, Leman, Wilken. Signing no                                      
recommendation: Senators Green, Hoffman, Ward.                                                      
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Revenue                                                           

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The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 172                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 172 "An Act                                        
relating to an annual report by the court system to the public and the                              
legislature" and recommended it be replaced with                                                    
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 172(FIN)                                                           
          (forthcoming)                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Donley, Kelly, Cochairs, Senators Green,                                  
Austerman, Leman, Ward. Signing no recommendation: Senators                                         
Hoffman, Olson, Wilken.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Alaska Court System                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 103                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
103(FIN)(brf sup maj fld) "An Act making appropriations for the                                     
operating and loan program expenses of state government, for certain                                
programs, and to capitalize funds; and providing for an effective date"                             
and recommended it be replaced with                                                                 
                                                                                                    
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                       
          103(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for the                                            
          operating and loan program expenses of state                                              
          government, for certain programs, and to capitalize                                       
          funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec.                                          
          17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the                                      
          constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for                                     
          an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Donley, Kelly, Cochairs, Senators Green,                                  
Leman, Ward. Signing no recommendation: Senators Austerman,                                         
Olson, Wilken. Signing do not pass: Senator Hoffman.                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       

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HB 104                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
104(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital                                
expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                                      
program; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it be                                 
replaced with                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                       
          104(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for the                                            
          operating and capital expenses of the state's                                             
          integrated comprehensive mental health program;                                           
          making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c),                                          
          Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the                                             
          constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for                                     
          an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Donley, Kelly, Cochairs, Senators Green,                                  
Austerman, Wilken, Ward, Leman. Signing do not pass: Senator                                        
Hoffman. Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                  
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 118                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 118 "An Act                                         
relating to a mandatory exemption from municipal taxes on certain                                   
residences; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass:                                  
Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senators Austerman, Olson. Signing no                                       
recommendation: Senator Donley, Cochair, Senators Hoffman,                                          
Wilken, Ward, Leman, Green.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Community and                                               
  Economic Development                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                                    Recess                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                               
recessed at 11:48 a.m.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 1:21 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
                    Standing Committee Reports (continued)                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 103                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
103(FIN)(brf sup maj fld) "An Act making appropriations for the                                     
operating and loan program expenses of state government, for certain                                
programs, and to capitalize funds; and providing for an effective date."                            
Signing no recommendation: Senator Pearce, Chair, Senator Phillips.                                 
Signing to calendar: Senator Therriault. Signing amend: Senator Ellis.                              
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 104                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
104(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital                                
expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                                      
program; and providing for an effective date." Signing to calendar:                                 
Senator Pearce, Chair, Senators Therriault, Phillips. Signing amend:                                
Senator Ellis.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        Introduction and Reference of                                            
                              Senate Resolutions                                                 
                                                                                                    
SCR 9                                                                                             
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 9 BY THE SENATE                                                    
RULES COMMITTEE BY REQUEST,                                                                         
                                                                                                    

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          Approving the open meetings guidelines proposed by                                        
          the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics.                                               
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs, Judiciary and                            
Finance Committees.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                  Introduction and Reference of Senate Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 177                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 177 BY SENATOR WARD, entitled:                                                      
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to driving while intoxicated and to                                      
          presumptions arising from the amount of alcohol in a                                      
          person's breath or blood; and providing for an                                            
          effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary and Finance                                   
Committees.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
SB 178                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 178 BY SENATOR THERRIAULT, entitled:                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to the detention of delinquent                                           
          minors and to temporary detention hearings;                                               
          amending Rule 12, Alaska Delinquency Rules; and                                           
          providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Health, Education and Social                            
Services and Judiciary Committees.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
SB 179                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 179 BY THE SENATE FINANCE                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to the contracting and financing                                         
          authority of the Alaska Industrial Development and                                        
          Export Authority; authorizing the authority to issue                                      
          bonds in a principal amount not to exceed                                                 
          $76,000,000 to finance the acquisition, design,                                           

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            construction, inventory, and operation of natural gas,                                 
               propane air, or manufactured gas public utility                                     
          facilities; and providing for an effective date."                                         
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                   
Committees.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                            
                                                                                                    
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 103                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN)(brf sup maj fld) "An Act                                             
making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of                                
state government, for certain programs, and to capitalize funds; and                                
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Donley, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                  
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
975. Senator Ellis objected.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Finance Senate Committee Substitute                                  
be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
CSHB 103(FIN)(brf sup maj fld)                                                                      
Second Reading                                                                                      
Adopt Finance Senate Committee Substitute?                                                          
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Phillips,                                   
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Taylor                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN) "An                                            
Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program                                        
expenses of state government,  for certain programs,  and to  capitalize                            
                                                                                                    

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funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of                             
the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and                               
providing for an effective date" was adopted and read the second time.                              
                                                                                                    
Senators Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson offered                                       
Amendment No. 1:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY                                                    
DEVELOPMENT. Contingent upon passage by the First Regular                                           
Session of the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and the                                       
enactment into law of an increase in the receipts collected under AS                                
43.60.010, the following amount is appropriated from the general fund                               
to the Department of Education and Early Development for the fiscal                                 
year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                                           
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Head Start Grants                                                    562.4"                        
"Alyeska Central School - ASC On-Line                              1,000.0"                         
"Child Care Assistance                                                427.6"                        
"Teaching & Learning Support - Quality Schools                      2,000.0"                        
"Teaching & Learning Support - Quality Schools                      2,000.0"                        
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. UNIVERSITY. Contingent upon passage by the First                                     
Regular Session of the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and                                   
the enactment into law of an increase in the receipts collected under                               
AS 43.60.010, the following amount is appropriated from the general                                 
fund to the University for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for                              
the purposes described:"                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"University                                                         4,490.8"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Davis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                    
Donley objected.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    

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SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senators Lincoln, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Olson offered                                       
Amendment No. 2:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec.__ . DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. Contingent                                              
upon passage by the First Regular Session of the Twenty-Second                                      
Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into law of an increase in                               
the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the following amount is                                  
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Public Safety                               
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Alaska State Trooper Detachments - Constables                        838.0"                        
"Alaska State Trooper Detachments                                   1,280.1"                        
"Fish and Wildlife Protection - Enforcement &                                                       
     Investigative Services Unit                                      960.0"                        
"Village Public Safety Officer Program - Contracts                  1,152.1"                        
"Village Public Safety Officer Program - Contracts                    828.5"                        
"Alaska State Troopers - Search and Rescue                            250.0"                        
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. Contingent                                                
upon passage by the First Regular Session of the Twenty-Second                                      
Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into law of an increase in                               
the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the following amount is                                  
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Corrections                                 
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            

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Insert:                                                                                             
"Institutions                                                       1,163.2"                        
"Anchorage Jail                                                 (GF)   79.4"                        
                                                             (SDR)  230.0"                          
"Out of State Contracts                                             1,123.0"                        
"Probation Officers                                                   132.5"                        
"Inmate Health Care                                                   544.0"                        
"Community Jails                                                      273.8"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.                                          
Objections were heard.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 2                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Donley, Green, Halford, Leman, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor,                                     
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kelly                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senators Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson offered                                       
Amendment No. 3:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL                                                      
SERVICES. Contingent upon passage by the First Regular Session of                                   
the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into                                   
law of an increase in the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the                                
following amount is appropriated from the general fund to the                                       
Department of Health and Social Services for the fiscal year ending in                              
June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                                                          

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Insert:                                                                                             
"Alcohol and Drug Abuse Grants                                        700.0"                        
"Juvenile Justice - Probation Services                                564.5"                        
"Subsidized Adoption & Guardianship                                 1,828.1"                        
"Services to Chronically Mentally Ill                     (GF/MH) 394.5"                            
"Nursing, Epidemiology and Public Health Laboratories 1,526.2"                                      
"Tobacco Prevention and Control                             (TSF)  1,600.0"                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Davis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3. Senator                                    
Green objected.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 3                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senators Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Davis, Ellis offered                                       
Amendment No. 4:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND                                                     
PUBLIC FACILITIES. Contingent upon passage by the First Regular                                     
Session of the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and the                                       
enactment into law of an increase in the receipts collected under AS                                
43.60.010, the following amount is appropriated from the general fund                               
to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for the fiscal                            
year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Insert:                                                                                             
"Alaska Marine Highway System                                       1,272.3"                        
                                                                                                    
Delete:                                                                                             
"North Kenai Maintenance Station                                      385.4"                        
Insert:                                                                                             
"Central Region and Highways and Aviation                             385.4"                        
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND                                                          
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. Contingent upon passage by the First                                          
Regular Session of the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and                                   
the enactment into law of an increase in the receipts collected under                               
AS 43.60.010, the following amount is appropriated from the general                                 
fund to the Department of Community and Economic Development                                        
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Power Cost Equalization                                            7,800.0"                        
"Community and Business Development                                    99.8"                        
"Community and Business Development                     (GF/Match) 100.0"                           
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.                                                     
Contingent upon passage by the First Regular Session of the Twenty-                                 
Second Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into law of an                                    
increase in the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the following                                
amount is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                   
Natural Resources for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the                               
purposes described:"                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Parks and Recreation Management                                      160.0"                        
"Claims, Permits and Leases                                           160.0"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Elton moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 4.                                            
Objections were heard.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                

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SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 4                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 4 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senators Hoffman, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Lincoln, Olson offered                                       
Amendment No. 5:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL                                                      
SERVICES. Contingent upon passage by the First Regular Session of                                   
the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into                                   
law of an increase in the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the                                
following amount is appropriated from the general fund to the                                       
Department of Health and Social Services for the fiscal year ending in                              
June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                                                          
                                                                                                    
Insert a new BRU:                                                                                   
"Maniilaq                                                           3,045.3"                        
"Norton Sound                                                       2,357.2"                        
"SE AK Regional Health Consortium                                     565.7"                        
"Kawerak                                                              372.7"                        
"Tanana Chiefs Conference                                           1,255.1"                        
"Tlingit-Haida                                                        198.5"                        
"Yukon-Kuskokwim Health                                             2,742.2"                        
                                                                                                    
Delete:                                                                                             
"Family Preservation                                                1,465.4"                        
"Community Health Grants                                            3,538.3"                        
"Alcohol/Drug Abuse Grants                                          3,213.2"                        
"General Community Mental Health                                    2,319.8"                        
                                                                                                    

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Senator Hoffman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5.                                          
Senator Donley objected.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                       
Amendment No. 5. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                              
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 6 was not offered.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senators Olson, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln offered                                       
Amendment No. 7:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND                                                          
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. Contingent upon passage by the First                                          
Regular Session of the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and                                   
the enactment into law of an increase in the receipts collected under                               
AS 43.60.010, the following amount is appropriated from the general                                 
fund to the Department of Community and Economic Development                                        
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Power Cost Equalization                                            7,800.0"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Olson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 7. Senator                                    
Donley objected.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 7 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 7                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 7 failed.                                                                     

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Senators Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Davis offered                                       
Amendment No. 8:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. UNIVERSITY. Contingent upon passage by the First                                     
Regular Session of the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and                                   
the enactment into law of an increase in the receipts collected under                               
AS 43.60.010, the following amount is appropriated from the general                                 
fund to the University for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for                              
the purposes described:"                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"University                                                         4,490.8"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 8. Senator                                    
Green objected.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 8 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 8                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 8 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senators Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson offered                                       
Amendment No. 9:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY                                                      
DEVELOPMENT. Contingent upon passage by the First Regular                                           
Session of the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and the                                       
enactment into law of an increase in the receipts collected under AS                                

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43.60.010, the following amount is appropriated from the general fund                               
to the Department of Education and Early Development for the fiscal                                 
year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                                           
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Head Start Grants                                                    562.4"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Davis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 9.                                            
Objections were heard.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 9 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 9                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 9 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senators Olson, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln offered                                       
Amendment No. 10:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Insert a new section to read:                                                                       
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY                                                    
DEVELOPMENT. Contingent upon passage by the First Regular                                           
Session of the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and the                                       
enactment into law of an increase in the receipts collected under AS                                
43.60.010, the following amount is appropriated from the general fund                               
to the Department of Education and Early Development for the fiscal                                 
year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                                           
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Kotzebue Technical Center Operations Grant                           609.0"                        
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0989
Senator Olson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 10. Senator                                   
Donley objected.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 10 be adopted?" The roll                                   
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 10                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce,                                        
Torgerson                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Phillips,                                   
Taylor, Therriault, Ward, Wilken                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 10 failed.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senators Olson, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln offered                                       
Amendment No. 11:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. Contingent                                                
upon passage by the First Regular Session of the Twenty-Second                                      
Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into law of an increase in                               
the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the following amount is                                  
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Corrections                                 
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Community Jails                                                      273.8"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Olson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 11. Senator                                   
Donley objected.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 11 be adopted?" The roll                                   
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 11                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 11 failed.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senators Lincoln, Olson, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman offered                                       
Amendment No. 12:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. Contingent                                              
upon passage by the First Regular Session of the Twenty-Second                                      
Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into law of an increase in                               
the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the following amount is                                  
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Public Safety                               
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Village Public Safety Officer Program - Contracts                    172.8"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 12.                                         
Senator Donley objected.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 12 be adopted?" The roll                                   
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0991
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 12                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Leman, Pearce, Phillips,                                  
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kelly                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 12 failed.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senators Lincoln, Olson, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman offered                                       
Amendment No. 13:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Add a new section to read:                                                                          
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. Contingent                                              
upon passage by the First Regular Session of the Twenty-Second                                      
Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into law of an increase in                               
the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the following amount is                                  
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Public Safety                               
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            
                                                                                                    
Insert                                                                                              
"Constable Program                                                    419.0"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 13.                                         
Objections were heard.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 13 be adopted?" The roll                                   
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0992
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 13                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Leman, Pearce, Phillips,                                  
Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kelly, Therriault                                                                          
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 13 failed.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senators Ellis, Davis offered Amendment No. 14:                                                     
                                                                                                    
Insert a new section to read:                                                                       
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. Contingent                                                
upon passage by the First Regular Session of the Twenty-Second                                      
Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into law of an increase in                               
the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the following amount is                                  
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Corrections                                 
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            
                                                                                                    
Insert                                                                                              
"Anchorage Jail                                                (GF)    79.4                         
                                                             (SDR)  230.0"                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 14. Senator                                   
Donley objected.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 14 be adopted?" The roll                                   
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0993
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 14                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 14 failed.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senators Lincoln, Olson, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman offered                                       
Amendment No. 15:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Insert a new section to read:                                                                       
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND                                                          
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. Contingent upon passage by the First                                          
Regular Session of the Twenty-Second Alaska State Legislature and                                   
the enactment into law of an increase in the receipts collected under                               
AS 43.60.010, the following amount is appropriated from the general                                 
fund to the Department of Community and Economic Development                                        
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Community and Business Development                    (GF/Match)  100.0"                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 15.                                         
Senator Donley objected.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 15 be adopted?" The roll                                   
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0994
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 15                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 15 failed.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senators Lincoln, Olson, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman offered                                       
Amendment No. 16:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Insert a new section to read:                                                                       
 "* Sec. __. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. Contingent                                              
upon passage by the First Regular Session of the Twenty-Second                                      
Alaska State Legislature and the enactment into law of an increase in                               
the receipts collected under AS 43.60.010, the following amount is                                  
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Public Safety                               
for the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2002 for the purposes described:"                            
                                                                                                    
Insert:                                                                                             
"Search and Rescue - Avalanche Program                                250.0"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 16.                                         
Senator Donley objected.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 16 be adopted?" The roll                                   
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0995
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 16                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Pearce,                                     
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 16 failed.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103 (FIN) was read                                              
the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
held in third reading to the April 9 calendar. Without objection, it was                            
so ordered.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 104                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN) "An Act making appropriations                                        
for the operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated                                    
comprehensive mental health program; and providing for an effective                                 
date" was read the second time.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Donley, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                  
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
976. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                             
NO. 104(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                    
capital expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                              
program; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution                              
of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and                            
providing for an effective date" was adopted and read the second time.                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Senator Ellis objected.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw his                                     
motion. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN) will be on                                             
the April 9 calendar.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                  Citations                                                      
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Sean Seaver                                                                              
Senator(s) Taylor, Ward, Pearce, Wilken, Elton, Leman, Green,                                       
Hoffman, Davis, Kelly, Lincoln, Austerman                                                           
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Kodiak Bears Boys Basketball Team                                                        
Senator(s) Austerman, Ward, Pearce, Wilken, Taylor, Elton, Leman,                                   
Green, Hoffman, Davis, Kelly, Lincoln                                                               
Representative(s) Stevens                                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Oscar S. Selmer, Jr.                                                                  
Senator(s) Austerman, Pearce, Wilken, Taylor, Elton, Leman, Green,                                  
Hoffman, Davis, Kelly, Lincoln                                                                      
Representative(s) Kookesh                                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Howard E. Holbert                                                                     
Representative(s) Coghill, Morgan                                                                   
Senator(s) Lincoln, Ward, Pearce, Wilken, Taylor, Elton, Leman,                                     
Green, Hoffman, Davis, Kelly, Austerman                                                             
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Judith Mae Holbert                                                                    
Representative(s) Coghill, Morgan                                                                   
Senator(s) Lincoln, Ward, Pearce, Wilken, Taylor, Elton, Leman,                                     
Green, Hoffman, Davis, Kelly, Austerman                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the citations                                  
be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred                              
to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                   
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0997
                             Unfinished Business                                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Olson moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                       
from a call of the Senate from adjournment, April 6 through morning                                 
plane time, April 9. Without objection, Senator Olson was excused.                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Adjournment                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., April 9, 2001. Without                                       
objection, the Senate adjourned at 5:13 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                 Heidi Vogel                        
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                   April 2001                       

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0998
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                 
+ indicates teleconference                                                                          
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                         
                                                                                                    
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                            
                                                                                                    
Apr 06        Friday                       Fahrenkamp 203             1:30 PM                     
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                       Fahrenkamp 203             1:30 PM                     
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Apr 11        Wednesday                    Fahrenkamp 203             1:30 PM                     
+= HB  16 HOME RULE COMMUNITIES                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Apr 13        Friday                       Fahrenkamp 203             1:30 PM                     
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                                   FINANCE                                                       
                                                                                                    
Apr 06        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
+= HB 103 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET                                                                  
+= HB 104 APPROP:  MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                             
+ SB 172 COURT SYSTEM ANNUAL REPORT                                                                 
+ HB 118 SR. CIT./VETERAN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION                                                    
+ SB 158 REPORT:STATE PARTICIPATE IN NAT GAS PIPE.                                                  
+ SB   3 APPROP:ENV.ASSESS. NORTHERN DENALI ACCESS                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
     SB 174 EDUCATION FUNDING                                                                       
     SB 121 RIGHT-OF-WAY LEASING ACT                                                                
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 0999
                             FINANCE (continued)                                                 
                                                                                                    
Apr 10        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
     HB  72 ASST.ADJUTANT GEN.: MISSILE/SPACE DEFENSE                                               
     SJR 22 CONST. AM: JUDICIAL OFFICERS' TERMS                                                     
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
     SB 166 APPOINTMENT OF US SENATORS                                                              
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 11        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
= SB  29 APPROP: GOVERNOR'S CAPITAL BUDGET                                                          
              Telecommunications Overview                                                           
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 12        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
     SB 179 AIDEA BONDS FOR GAS PUBLIC UTILITIES                                                    
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                     HEALTH, EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES                                         
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                     
+             Discussion of Medicaid Directions                                                     
+= SB  86 TEACHER EMPLOYMENT &  SUBJECT EXPERTISE                                                   
+= SB 155 STUDENT LOANS/ COMN. ON POSTSECONDARY ED.                                                 
+ SB 135 MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION AND RECORDS                                                      
+ SB 116 AK TEMP. ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AMENDMENTS                                                     
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 11        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                     
+             Continuation: Medicaid Directions                                                     
              Alzheimer's/Dementia                                                                  
              Breast and Cervical Cancer                                                            
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 1000
                                  JUDICIARY                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 06        Friday                                Beltz 211         3:00 PM                     
              -- Meeting Canceled --                                                                
+= SB 166 APPOINTMENT OF US SENATORS                                                                
              <Bill Held Over to 4/9/01>                                                            
+= HB  13 SERVICE AREAS:VOTER APPROVAL/TAX ZONES                                                    
              <Bill Held Over to 4/9/01>                                                            
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                
+= SJR 22 CONST. AM: JUDICIAL OFFICERS' TERMS                                                       
              <Bill Held Over to 4/9/01>                                                            
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                
+= HB 150 INSURANCE PREMIUMS FOR RENTAL VEHICLES                                                    
              <Bill Held Over to 4/11/01>                                                           
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                                Beltz 211         1:30 PM                     
+ SB  91 ABORTION: INFORMED CONSENT;INFORMATION                                                     
+= SB 161 NO PAY FOR JUDGES UNTIL DECISION                                                          
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
+= HB  13 SERVICE AREAS:VOTER APPROVAL/TAX ZONES                                                    
+= SJR 22 CONST. AM: JUDICIAL OFFICERS' TERMS                                                       
+= SB 166 APPOINTMENT OF US SENATORS                                                                
                                                                                                    
Apr 11        Wednesday                             Beltz 211         1:30 PM                     
+= SB 145 VILLAGE PUB.SAFETY OFFICER PROGRAM                                                        
+= HB 150 INSURANCE PREMIUMS FOR RENTAL VEHICLES                                                    
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 13        Friday                                Beltz 211         1:30 PM                     
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                  
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                  
                                                                                                    
Apr 10        Tuesday                               Beltz 211         1:30 PM                     
+= SB 138 INSURANCE CODE AMENDMENTS                                                                 
+= SB  30 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS                                                        
+ HB  81 DENTISTS/DENTAL HYGIENISTS & ASSISTANTS                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 1001
                         LABOR & COMMERCE (continued)                                            
                                                                                                    
Apr 12        Thursday                              Beltz 211         1:30 PM                     
+= SB 138 INSURANCE CODE AMENDMENTS                                                                 
+= SB  30 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS                                                        
+ SB 165 EDUCATION TAX ON EMPLOYMENT                                                                
+ SB 170 RAILROAD EMPLOYEE SALARIES AND WAGES                                                       
+ SB 168 COMMERCIAL FISHING LOAN PROGRAM                                                            
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                                  RESOURCES                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 06        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                     
              -- Meeting Canceled --                                                                
+             Governor's Confirmations:                                                             
              Bruce C. Twomley, AK CFEC                                                             
              William H. Dennerlein, Board of Game                                                  
              Ben Grussendorf, Board of Game                                                        
              Dr. Julie Maier, Board of Game                                                        
              Julie M. Heusser, AK Oil and Gas Conservation Commission                              
+= SB 140 SMALL WATER-POWER DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS                                                    
+ SB 115 EXTEND BD. OF STORAGE TANK ASSISTANCE                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                     
+= SB 153 UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK LOAN FUND                                                        
+ HJR 19 DIGITAL ORTHOIMAGERY AND ELEVATION DATA                                                    
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 11        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                     
+= SB  24 LEGIS APPROVAL OF SEAFOOD/FOOD SAFETY LAB                                                 
+= SB 139 STATE WATER USE                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 13        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                     
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                  
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2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 1002
                                    RULES                                                        
                                                                                                    
Apr 06        Friday                       Fahrenkamp 203           11:50 AM                      
     HB 103 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET                                                                
     HB 104 APPROP:  MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                           
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                       Fahrenkamp 203           10:45 AM                      
= SB  99 DNA REGISTRATION OF BURGLARS                                                               
     SB 154 REPEAL SUNSET OF MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE                                               
     SB 158 REPORT:STATE PARTICIPATE IN NAT GAS PIPE.                                               
     HB  34 RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES                                                               
     HB 156 MUNICIPAL DEBT FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS                                                 
     HJR 22 DIVERSE COMMUNITY/CONDEMN HATE CRIMES                                                   
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                    
                                                                                                    
Apr 10        Tuesday                               Beltz 211         3:30 PM                     
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Apr 12        Thursday                              Beltz 211         3:30 PM                     
     HB 177 CAMPAIGN FINANCE: CONTRIB/DISCLOS/GROUPS                                                
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                   
                                                                                                    
Apr 10        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                     
+ SB 152 DOTPF-RELATED CONTRACT CLAIMS                                                              
+= HB   8 LEGIS.PIONEER ROAD DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE                                                 
+= SB  44 ALASKA TOLL BRIDGE AND CAUSEWAY AUTHORITY                                                 
+= SB  45 APPROP: DESIGN OF KNIK ARM CROSSING                                                       
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 12        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                     
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                  
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2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 1003
                            FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES                                                
                                                                                                    
                              NATURAL RESOURCES                                                  
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                       Fahrenkamp 203             1:00 PM                     
              Fire Suppression/Water Scooping Aircraft                                              
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                  
                                                                                                    
                       ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION REVIEW                                          
                                                                                                    
Apr 10        Tuesday                            Capitol 102          2:45 PM                     
              -- Meeting Canceled --                                                                
                                                                                                    
Apr 17        Tuesday                            Capitol 102          2:45 PM                     
              -- Meeting Canceled --                                                                
                                                                                                    
Apr 24        Tuesday                            Capitol 102          2:45 PM                     
+             Proposed/Approved Regulations                                                         
+             Mariculture Regulations                                                               
+             Department on Pioneer Homes                                                           
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                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                 
                                                                                                    
Apr 10        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            2:00 PM                     
              Natural Gas Study                                                                     
              FY00 Audit of Legislature                                                             
              Mat-Su Lease                                                                          
              Legal Services Contract Amendment                                                     
              PNWER Dues                                                                            
              IT Subcommittee Report/Recommendations                                                
              LIO Computer Purchase Approval                                                        
              NCSL Dues                                                                             
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2001-04-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 1004
                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                   
                                                                                                    
                              CHILDREN'S CAUCUS                                                  
                                                                                                    
Apr 10        Tuesday                      Fahrenkamp 203            12:00 PM                     
+             Alaskans for Tobacco-Free Kids                                                        
                                                                                                    
Apr 17        Tuesday                      Fahrenkamp 203            12:00 PM                     
+             ASSETS: Building a framework for development of youth                                 
                                                                                                    
Apr 24        Tuesday                      Fahrenkamp 203            12:00 PM                     
+             Alaska Humanities Forum:                                                              
              Intrastate Urban/Rural Student Exchange                                               
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                             FISCAL POLICY CAUCUS                                                
                                                                                                    
Apr 06        Friday                          Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                     
                                                                                                    
Apr 11        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                     
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                                 FISH CAUCUS                                                     
                                                                                                    
Apr 06        Friday                          Butrovich 205          12:00 PM                     
              Local Area Management Plans                                                           
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                                JOINT SESSION                                                    
                                                                                                    
Apr 11        Wednesday                    House Chamber            11:00 AM                      
              US Senator Ted Stevens' Annual Message