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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                   
                                                                                                    
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                              
                                                                                                    
                  TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE -- FIRST SESSION                                     
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                     Monday                        April 9, 2001                    
                                                                                                    
                              Ninety-second Day                                                  
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                 
Halford at 11:20 a.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The roll showed nineteen members present. Senator Kelly was absent.                                 
                                                                                                    
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Mike Rose of the                                     
Bethel Assembly of God. Senator Hoffman moved and asked                                             
unanimous consent that the prayer be spread. Without objection, it was                              
so ordered.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
          Heavenly Father thank You for this beautiful day                                          
          created to bring glory and praise to You. Thank You                                       
          that Your mercies are new every morning. Thank                                            
          You for our free nation, our great state, and the                                         
          abundance that You have blessed us with. Lord, we                                         
          thank You for the leaders assembled here today, and                                       
          pray for Your protection and blessing over each one,                                      
          and their families. Lord, I pray the prayer of Jabez                                      
          over the Senate today. That You would bless them                                          
          indeed, and expand their borders and that Your hand                                       
          would be upon them, and You would keep them from                                          
          any evil.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
          Lord, we are comforted with the knowledge that You                                        
          know the end from the beginning, and while we can                                         
          count the seeds in an apple, You know the apples in a                                     
          seed. Lord, we ask for Your wisdom and grace in the                                       
          decisions that are being made regarding the budget,                                       
          and every item of business that comes before this                                         
          body.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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          Thank You for Your faithfulness to hear and answer                                        
          these prayers. In Jesus' name I pray,                  Amen.                              
                                                                                                    
Senator Wilken led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Certification                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the journals                                   
for the eighty-ninth through ninety-first legislative days be approved                              
as certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Messages from the Governor                                             
                                                                                                    
SB 16                                                                                             
Message dated and received April 6 was read, stating the Governor                                   
signed the following bill and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled                                
copies to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                    
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 16(RLS) "An Act                                                    
          regarding oil discharge prevention and cleanup                                            
          involving self-propelled nontank vessels exceeding                                        
          400 gross registered tonnage and railroad tank cars                                       
          and related facilities and operations and requiring                                       
          preparation and implementation of oil discharge                                           
          contingency plans for those nontank vessels and                                           
          railroad tank cars; amending the definition of                                            
          'response action' that relates to releases or threatened                                  
          releases of oil and thereby amending the duties and                                       
          liabilities of response action contractors; authorizing                                   
          compliance verification for nontank vessels and for                                       
          trains and related facilities and operations; and                                         
          providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                    
      Chapter 8, SLA 2001                                                                           
      Effective Date: 04/07/01                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                           Messages from the House                                               
                                                                                                    
SB 58                                                                                             
Message dated April 6 was read, stating the House passed and                                        
returned:                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
          SENATE BILL NO. 58 "An Act relating to the                                                
          membership and quorum requirements of the State                                           
          Medical Board."                                                                           
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
Message dated April 6 was read, stating the House passed and                                        
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 32                                                                                             
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 32(JUD) am BY THE HOUSE                                                       
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to the forfeiture of property used to                                    
          possess or distribute child pornography, to commit                                        
          indecent viewing or photography, to commit a sex                                          
          offense, or to solicit the commission of, attempt to                                      
          commit, or conspire to commit possession or                                               
          distribution of child pornography, indecent viewing                                       
          or photography, or a sexual offense."                                                     
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary and Finance                                   
Committees.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The presence of Senator Kelly was noted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 172                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 172(FIN) am BY THE HOUSE                                                      
FINANCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                    
             "An Act relating to therapeutic courts for offenders                                  
                and to the authorized number of superior court                                     
          judges."                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary and Finance                                   
Committees.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Standing Committee Reports                                             
                                                                                                    
SB 172                                                                                            
Forthcoming Finance Committee Substitute (page 975) for SENATE                                      
BILL NO. 172 "An Act relating to an annual report by the court                                      
system to the public and the legislature" was received today.                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 99                                                                                             
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 99 "An Act                                           
relating to the DNA identification registration system." Signing to                                 
calendar: Senator Pearce, Chair, Senators Therriault, Cowdery.                                      
Signing under other recommendations: Senators Ellis, Phillips.                                      
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 154                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 154 "An Act                                          
relating to mental health treatment facilities; repealing the termination                           
date of the mental health treatment assistance program; and providing                               
for an effective date." Signing to calendar: Senator Pearce, Chair,                                 
Senators Cowdery, Ellis. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                         
Phillips.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SB 158                                                                                            
The Rules 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." Signing to                              
calendar: Senator Pearce, Chair, Senators Ellis, Cowdery, Phillips.                                 
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        Introduction and Reference of                                            
                              Senate Resolutions                                                 
                                                                                                    
SJR 23                                                                                            
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 23 BY SENATORS DONLEY,                                                  
Halford, Ward, Taylor, Cowdery, Phillips,                                                           
                                                                                                    
               Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the                                     
            State of Alaska relating to an appropriation limit and                                 
          a spending limit.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
SJR 24                                                                                            
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 24 BY THE SENATE                                                        
FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
               Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the                                     
          State of Alaska relating to the budget reserve fund.                                      
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                  Introduction and Reference of Senate Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 180                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 180 BY THE SENATE FINANCE                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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          "An Act implementing pay differentials based on                                           
          geographic areas for certain state employees and for                                      
          members of the Alaska State Defense Force; and                                            
          providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 181                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 181 BY THE SENATE FINANCE                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act making the interest rate for the Alaska                                           
          Housing Finance Corporation's small community                                             
          housing mortgage loans the same as the interest rate                                      
          on mortgage loans purchased under the corporation's                                       
          special mortgage loan purchase program from the                                           
          proceeds of the most recent applicable issue of                                           
          taxable bonds before the origination or purchase of                                       
          the small community housing mortgage loans."                                              
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 182                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 182 BY THE SENATE FINANCE                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act requiring reductions in payments to                                               
          individuals under certain benefit programs if                                             
          appropriations are not sufficient to fully fund the                                       
          statutorily established levels of payments."                                              
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 183                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 183 BY THE SENATE FINANCE                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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          "An Act relating to public interest litigants and to                                      
          attorney fees; and amending Rule 82, Alaska Rules of                                      
          Civil Procedure."                                                                         
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 184                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 184 BY THE SENATE FINANCE                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to user contributions toward the cost                                    
          of construction of certain water and sewage                                               
          facilities."                                                                              
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 185                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 185 BY THE SENATE FINANCE                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to the basis for determining                                             
          eligibility for and the amount of power cost                                              
          equalization payments; and providing for an effective                                     
          date."                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 186                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 186 BY THE SENATE FINANCE                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act establishing a limit on the general obligation                                    
          debt that may be authorized and issued by home rule                                       
          and general law municipalities; and providing for an                                      
          effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                        Consideration of the Calendar                                            
                                                                                                    
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 99                                                                                             
SENATE BILL NO. 99 "An Act relating to the DNA identification                                       
registration system" was read the second time.                                                      
                                                                                                    
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 BILL NO. 99 was read the third time.                                                         
                                                                                                    
Senators Taylor, Donley, Leman, Cowdery moved and asked                                             
unanimous consent to be shown as cosponsors on the bill. Without                                    
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 99 "An Act relating to                                   
the DNA identification registration system" pass the Senate?" The roll                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SB 99                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Elton, Green, Halford, Kelly,                                    
Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Hoffman, Pearce, Phillips, Therriault                                          
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 99 passed the Senate.                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Davis gave notice of reconsideration.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 154                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 154 "An Act relating to mental health treatment                                     
facilities; repealing the termination date of the mental health treatment                           
assistance program; and providing for an effective date" was 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. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
SENATE BILL NO. 154 was read the third time.                                                        
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 154 "An Act relating                                     
to mental health treatment facilities; repealing the termination date of                            
the mental health treatment assistance program; and providing for an                                
effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                             
result:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
SB 154                                                                                              
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce, Phillips,                                   
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 154 passed the Senate.                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                              
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
SB 158                                                                                            
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" was read the second time.                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Torgerson, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                 
adoption of the Resources Committee Substitute offered on page 855.                                 
Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 158(RES) was                                              
adopted and read the second time.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senator Ward offered Amendment No. 1:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 27:                                                                                    
 Delete "and"                                                                                       
Page 2, line 31, following "project":                                                               
 Insert "; and                                                                                      
 (6) consistent with the constitutional authority that requires                                     
provision for "the utilization, development, and conservation of all                                
natural resources belonging to the state . . . for the maximum benefit of                           
its people," state participation under (1), (2), or (5) of this subsection                          
would ensure or materially contribute to natural gas development and                                
distribution within the state by installation of additional pipeline                                
facilities connecting to Cook Inlet, thereby supplying the energy base                              
required for the state's long-term economic development"                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Ward moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                     
Torgerson objected.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption                                    
of the following amendment to Amendment No. 1:                                                      
                                                                                                    
     Delete "Cook Inlet"                                                                            
     Insert  "population centers in the state"                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln objected, then withdrew her objection. There being no                               
further objection, Amendment No. 1 was amended.                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 as amended be                                            
adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                             
                                                                                                    
CSSB 158(RES)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 as amended                                                                          
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Pearce, Taylor, Therriault, Ward, Wilken                                                            
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips,                                      
Torgerson                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 1 as amended was adopted.                                                     

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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. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 158(RES) am was read the third time.                                         
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 158(RES)                                          
am "An Act directing the commissioner of revenue to prepare a report                                
to the legislature relating to the state's participation in owning or                               
financing a gas pipeline project; and providing for an effective date"                              
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                     
                                                                                                    
CSSB 158(RES) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce, Phillips,                                   
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 158(RES) am passed the Senate.                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                              
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                        Senate Bills in Third Reading                                            
                                                                                                    
SB 48                                                                                             
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 48(FIN) am, which had been held in                                           
third reading (page 957), was before the Senate.                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Wilken moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 8.                                    
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                         
                                                                                                    
Senators Wilken, Therriault offered Amendment No. 8:                                                

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Page 4, line 18, following "area.":                                                                 
 Insert "Hearings may be held by teleconference, except that at                                     
least two members of the commission must be physically present                                      
during each hearing conducted in a community or a city that has at                                  
least 200 residents."                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Page 5, line 15:                                                                                    
     Delete "without ratification by the voters"                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Wilken moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 8. Senator                                   
Lincoln objected.                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 8 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSB 48(FIN) am                                                                                     
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 8                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Pearce,                                   
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Leman                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Davis changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                  
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 8 was adopted.                                                                
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 48(FIN) am was automatically in third                                        
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                               
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 9.                                    
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senators Lincoln, Hoffman, Olson offered Amendment No. 9:                                           
                                                                                                    
In the text of Amendment No. 8, after "Hearings":                                                   
                                                                                                    
 Delete "may"                                                                                       
 Insert  "shall"                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 9. Senator                                  
Wilken objected.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                       
Amendment No. 9. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                              
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 48(FIN) am was automatically in third                                        
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 48(FIN) am                                        
"An Act relating to the determination of full and true value of taxable                             
municipal property for purposes of calculating funding for education                                
and certain other programs, to incorporation of third class boroughs, to                            
incorporation of certain boroughs in the unorganized borough and                                    
annexation of portions of the unorganized borough to boroughs and                                   
unified municipalities, and to the formation of separate unorganized                                
boroughs; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                                
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSSB 48(FIN) am                                                                                     
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  9   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Cowdery, Donley, Green, Kelly, Leman, Pearce, Phillips,                                      
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln,                                   
Olson, Taylor                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 48(FIN) am passed the Senate.                                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved for the adoption of the effective date clause.                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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The question being: "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?" The                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSSB 48(FIN) am                                                                                     
Effective Date Clause                                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce, Phillips,                                   
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman gave notice of reconsideration.                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                    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 1:22 p.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 2:44 p.m..                                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                         Third Reading of House Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 104                                                                                            
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 read the third time.                                                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Elton moved that the bill be returned to second reading for the                             
purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1.                                        
Objections were heard, then withdrawn. There being no further                                       
objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                 

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Senators Elton, Davis, Ellis, Hoffman, Olson, Lincoln offered                                       
Amendment No. 1:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Page 9, lines 4 - 10, following "purpose:"                                                          
 Delete: "No money appropriated in this appropriation may be                                        
expended as payment for an abortion unless the physician services                                   
invoice is accompanied by certification that the (1) life of the mother                             
would be endangered if the pregnancy were carried to term, or (2)                                   
pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest. This statement is a                            
statement of the purpose of the appropriations made in this section and                             
is neither a condition attached to those appropriations nor a statement                             
of legislative intent."                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 11, line 24                                                                                    
 Delete: "CBR Mental Health"                                                                        
 Insert  "General Fund"                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 11, lines 30 - 31                                                                              
 Delete: "No money appropriated in this appropriation may be                                        
expended as payment for an abortion unless the physician services                                   
invoice is accompanied by certification that the (1) life of the mother                             
would be endangered if the pregnancy were carried to term, or (2)                                   
pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest. This statement is a                            
statement of the purpose of the appropriations made in this section and                             
is neither a condition attached to those appropriations nor a statement                             
of legislative intent."                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 12, lines 1 - 5                                                                                
 Delete: "No money appropriated in this appropriation may be                                        
expended as payment for an abortion unless the physician services                                   
invoice is accompanied by certification that the (1) life of the mother                             
would be endangered if the pregnancy were carried to term, or (2)                                   
pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest. This statement is a                            
statement of the purpose of the appropriations made in this section and                             
is neither a condition attached to those appropriations nor a statement                             
of legislative intent."                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 13, lines 3 - 6                                                                                
Delete all material.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Page 13, lines 7 - 10                                                                               
Delete all material.                                                                                

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Senator Elton moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                    
Kelly objected.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 104(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                       
                                                                                                    
Austerman changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                              
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN) was                                                    
automatically in third reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall 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" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                               
with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 104(FIN)                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Ward, Wilken                                                          
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce,                                        
Torgerson                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Olson changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                  
                                                                                                    

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and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN)                                                
passed the Senate.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved for the adoption of the effective date clause.                                  
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?" The                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 104(FIN)                                                                                   
Effective Date Clause                                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce, Phillips,                                   
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved for the adoption of the constitutional budget                                   
reserve fund sections.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the constitutional budget reserve fund                                   
sections (Article IX, Section 17(c) Constitution of the State of Alaska)                            
be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 104(FIN)                                                                                   
Constitutional Budget Reserve Fund Sections                                                         
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                       
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
and so, the constitutional budget reserve fund sections failed to be                                
adopted, and SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                    
104(FIN)(brf sup maj fld S) was referred to the Secretary for                                       
engrossment.                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                         House Bills in Third Reading                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 103                                                                                            
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" which had been held in third reading                               
(page 995) was before the Senate.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                               
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 17.                                   
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                         
                                                                                                    
Senators Hoffman, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Lincoln, Olson offered                                       
Amendment No. 17:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
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                                    2,272.0"                        
"Community Development & Disabilities Grants                           47.8"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 17.                                         
Senator Green objected.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 17 be adopted?" The roll                                   
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    

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SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 17                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                       
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 17 failed.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN) was                                                    
automatically in third reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Elton moved that the bill be returned to second reading for the                             
purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 18.                                       
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                         
                                                                                                    
Senators Elton, Davis, Ellis, Hoffman, Olson, Lincoln offered                                       
Amendment No. 18:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Page 40, line 2                                                                                     
 Delete "constitutional budget reserve fund"                                                        
 Insert  "general fund"                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 40, lines 5 - 11, following "purpose":                                                         
 Delete "No money appropriated in this appropriation may be                                         
expended as payment for an abortion unless the physician services                                   
invoice is accompanied by certification that the (1) life of the mother                             
would be endangered if the pregnancy were carried to term, or (2)                                   
pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest. This statement is a                            
statement of the purpose of the appropriations made in this section and                             
is neither a condition attached to those appropriations nor a statement                             
of legislative intent."                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 46, line 11                                                                                    
 Delete "constitutional budget reserve fund"                                                        
 Insert  "general fund"                                                                             
                                                                                                    

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Page 57, lines 1 - 4                                                                                
Delete all material.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Page 57, lines 5 - 8                                                                                
Delete all material.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Senator Elton moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 18. Senator                                   
Green objected.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 18 be adopted?" The roll                                   
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 18                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                       
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 18 failed.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN) was                                                    
automatically in third reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                               
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 6.                                    
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                         
                                                                                                    
Senators Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Davis, Ellis, Elton offered                                       
Amendment No. 6:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
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                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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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:                                                                                             
"Alcohol and Drug Abuse Grants                                        700.0"                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 6.                                          
Senator Green objected.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 6 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 6                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                       
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 6 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN) was                                                    
automatically in third reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall 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" pass the Senate?"                                
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1030
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  9   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Taylor, Therriault, Ward, Wilken                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce, Phillips,                              
Torgerson                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN)                                                
passed the Senate.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved for the adoption of the effective date clauses.                                 
                                                                                                    
The question being; "Shall the effective date clauses be adopted?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Effective Date Clauses                                                                              
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce, Phillips,                                   
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, the effective date clauses were adopted.                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved for the adoption of the constitutional budget                                   
reserve fund sections.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the constitutional budget reserve fund                                   
sections (Article IX, Section 17(c) Constitution of the State of Alaska)                            
be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1031
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                   
Constitutional Budget Reserve Fund Sections                                                         
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Pearce, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips                                       
                                                                                                    
and so, the constitutional budget reserve fund sections failed to be                                
adopted, and SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                    
103(FIN)(brf sup maj fld S) was referred to the Secretary for                                       
engrossment.                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                  Citations                                                      
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Charlton Heston, President of the National Rifle                                         
Association                                                                                         
Senator(s) Donley, Ward, Wilken, Leman, Austerman, Taylor, Kelly,                                   
Green, Pearce, Phillips, Halford, Olson                                                             
                                                                                                    
Honoring - University of Alaska Fairbanks Rifle Team                                                
Senator(s) Wilken, Ward, Lincoln, Leman, Austerman, Taylor, Kelly,                                  
Green, Pearce, Davis, Elton, Phillips, Halford, Olson, Donley                                       
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Melissa Mulloy                                                                           
Senator(s) Wilken, Lincoln, Leman, Austerman, Taylor, Kelly, Green,                                 
Pearce, Davis, Elton, Halford, Olson                                                                
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Dillingham Wolverines, Girls High School Volleyball                                      
Team                                                                                                
Representative(s) Kapsner                                                                           
Senator(s) Hoffman, Ward, Lincoln, Wilken, Leman, Austerman,                                        
Taylor, Kelly, Green, Pearce, Davis, Elton, Halford, Olson                                          
                                                                                                    
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.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1032
                             Unfinished Business                                                 
                                                                                                    
SB 121                                                                                            
Senator Kelly, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                  
Finance Committee referral be waived on SENATE BILL NO. 121                                         
"An Act adding, for purposes of the Alaska Right-of-Way Leasing                                     
Act, a definition of 'substantial change' as applied to an amended right-                           
of-way lease application; and providing for an effective date." Without                             
objection, the bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Engrossment                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 154                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 154 "An Act relating to mental health treatment                                     
facilities; repealing the termination date of the mental health treatment                           
assistance program; and providing for an effective date" was                                        
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                 
the House for consideration.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
SB 158                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 158(RES) am "An Act directing the                                            
commissioner of revenue to prepare a report to the legislature relating                             
to the state's participation in owning or financing a gas pipeline                                  
project; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by                              
the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                        
consideration.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 103                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN)(brf sup maj                                            
fld S) "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 engrossed,                               
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House for                                 
consideration.                                                                                      

2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1033
HB 104                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN)(brf sup maj                                            
fld S) "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 engrossed, signed                                 
by the President and Secretary and returned to the House for                                        
consideration.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Adjournment                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., April 10, 2001. Without                                      
objection, the Senate adjourned at 4:30 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                 Heidi Vogel                        
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                   April 2001                       

2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1034
                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
Americans with Disabilities Act Notice - Persons with disabilities who require                      
special accommodation or alternative communication formats to access                                
committee meetings may contact the appropriate committee office or the                              
Legislative Information Office in their community. Reasonable advance                               
notice is needed to accommodate the request. For further information, call the                      
ADA Coordinator at 465-3854 Voice/465-4980 TDD.                                                     
                                                                                                    
                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                 
+ indicates teleconference                                                                          
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                         
                                                                                                    
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                            
                                                                                                    
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 09        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
     SB 174 EDUCATION FUNDING                                                                       
     SB 121 RIGHT-OF-WAY LEASING ACT                                                                
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
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                                                      

2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1035
                             FINANCE (continued)                                                 
                                                                                                    
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                                                      
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                                  JUDICIARY                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                                Beltz 211         4:35 PM                     
              - Meeting Postponed to after Adjournment-                                             
+ 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                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    

2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1036
                               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                                                    
                                                                                                    
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                                                            
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                                  RESOURCES                                                      
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                     
              -- Meeting Canceled --                                                                
+= 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                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                                    RULES                                                        
                                                                                                    
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                                                   
                                                                                                    
Apr 10        Tuesday                      Fahrenkamp 203           10:45 AM                      
     SB 121 RIGHT-OF-WAY LEASING ACT                                                                

2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1037
                                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                                                      
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                                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                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                            FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES                                                
                                                                                                    
                              NATURAL RESOURCES                                                  
                                                                                                    
Apr 09        Monday                       Fahrenkamp 203             1:25 PM                     
              -- Time Change --                                                                     
              Fire Suppression/Water Scooping Aircraft                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                               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 --                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1038
                 ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION REVIEW (continued)                                    
                                                                                                    
Apr 24        Tuesday                            Capitol 102          2:45 PM                     
+             Proposed/Approved Regulations                                                         
+             Mariculture Regulations                                                               
+             Department on Pioneer Homes                                                           
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                             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                                                                             
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                                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 11        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                     
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2001-04-09                     Senate Journal                      Page 1039
                                JOINT SESSION                                                    
                                                                                                    
Apr 11        Wednesday                    House Chamber            11:00 AM                      
              US Senator Ted Stevens' Annual Message