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2001-05-05 Senate Journal

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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                   
                                                                                                    
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                              
                                                                                                    
                  TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE -- FIRST SESSION                                     
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                     Saturday                       May 5, 2001                     
                                                                                                    
                          One Hundred Eighteenth Day                                             
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                 
Halford at 12:39 p.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                             
                                                                                                    
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Green. Senator                                      
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                        
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                       
                                                                                                    
          Dear Heavenly Father, We ask that You be with us                                          
          particularly during this time of the last few days of                                     
          the Session. Keep us in Your arms. Let us know that                                       
          we can go to You for the help we need. We need not                                        
          rely on earthly things in order to fulfill our quest. We                                  
          must endure, show patience, trust and continue our                                        
          abiding faith in You. We ask that You be with us in                                       
          all that we do. I ask these things in the Name of Jesus                                   
 Christ.                                                                Amen.                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Donley led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Certification                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                    
for the one hundred seventeenth legislative day be approved as                                      
certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                           Messages from the House                                               
                                                                                                    
HJR 22                                                                                            
Message dated May 4 was received, stating:                                                          
                                                                                                    
The Speaker has granted limited powers of free conference to the                                    
Conference Committee considering:                                                                   
                                                                                                    
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 22(RLS) Relating to a                                             
diverse community; condemning a recent racially motivated attack;                                   
and requesting the Municipality of Anchorage police department to                                   
continue their conclusive investigation and requesting the criminal                                 
justice system to take rapid action to reach the determination of this                              
case.                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
and                                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                     
22(STA) am S                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
on the following specific points:                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 11 and Page 2, lines 11, 12, and 22:                                                   
 change "unlawful" to "wrongful"                                                                    
                                                                                                    
President Halford granted the Senate members limited powers of free                                 
conference on May 4 (page 1494).                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 81                                                                                             
Message dated May 4 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
                  SENATE BILL NO. 81 "An Act relating to the                                       
              nonademption of property transfers; and providing                                    
          for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 149                                                                                            
Message dated May 4 was received, stating the House concurred in the                                
Senate amendments to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN)(title                                           
am), thus adopting:                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                       
          149(FIN) am S "An Act expressing legislative intent                                       
          regarding correctional facility space; relating to                                        
          correctional facility space; authorizing the                                              
          Department of Corrections to enter into an agreement                                      
          to lease facilities for the confinement and care of                                       
          prisoners within the Kenai Peninsula Borough; and                                         
          providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                    
Messages dated May 4 were read, stating the House passed and                                        
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 58                                                                                             
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 58(L&C) BY THE HOUSE LABOR                                                    
AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                   
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to the calculation and payment of                                        
          unemployment compensation benefits; and providing                                         
          for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce, State                               
Affairs and Finance Committees.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 67                                                                                             
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 67(JUD) BY THE HOUSE JUDICIARY                                                
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to motor vehicle liability insurance                                     
          for taxicabs."                                                                            
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Judiciary                             
Committees.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    

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HB 241                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 241(RES) BY THE HOUSE                                                         
RESOURCES COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to a railroad utility corridor for                                       
          extension of the Alaska Railroad to Canada and to                                         
          extension of the Alaska Railroad to Whitehorse,                                           
          Yukon, Canada."                                                                           
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation and                                      
Resources Committees.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 161                                                                                            
Senator Pearce requested that the reconsideration on CS FOR                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 161(FIN) be taken up. The bill was before the                                       
Senate on reconsideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                      
161(FIN) "An Act relating to the withholding of salary of justices,                                 
judges, and magistrates; relating to prompt decisions by justices,                                  
judges, and magistrates; relating to judicial retention elections for                               
judicial officers; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?"                           
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
CSSB 161(FIN)                                                                                       
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly,                                    
Leman, Olson, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward,                                
Wilken                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln                                                               
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 161 (FIN) passed the Senate on                                       
reconsideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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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 174                                                                                            
Senator Taylor requested that the reconsideration on CS FOR                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 174(RLS) be taken up. The bill was before the                                       
Senate on reconsideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                      
174(RLS) "An Act establishing a base student allocation for purposes                                
of determining education funding in the amount of $4,010; providing                                 
that only 50 percent of the annual increase in assessed value may be                                
included for purposes of calculating the required contribution to                                   
education from a city or borough school district; providing that a                                  
community with at least 101 students but not more than 425 students                                 
in average daily membership is counted as one elementary and one                                    
secondary school, and that, in a community with more than 425                                       
students in average daily membership, each facility administered as a                               
separate school, except certain alternative schools, is counted as a                                
school; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSB 174(RLS)                                                                                       
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
                                                                                                    
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, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 174(RLS) passed the Senate on                                        
reconsideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved the effective date clause.                                                      
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?" The                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    

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CSSB 174(RLS)                                                                                       
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 and the bill was referred                             
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                    Reconsideration of Senate Resolutions                                        
                                                                                                    
SJR 23                                                                                            
Senator Leman requested that the reconsideration on CS FOR                                          
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 23 am be taken up. The                                                  
resolution was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SENATE JOINT                                         
RESOLUTION NO. 23(FIN) am Proposing amendments to the                                               
Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to an appropriation limit                              
and a spending limit, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                 
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
CSSJR 23(FIN) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
                                                                                                    
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, CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 23(FIN) am                                               
passed the Senate on reconsideration and was referred to the Secretary                              
for engrossment.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SJR 24                                                                                            
Senator Leman requested that the reconsideration on CS FOR                                          
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 24(RLS) be taken up. The                                                
resolution was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SENATE JOINT                                         
RESOLUTION NO. 24(RLS) Proposing amendments to the                                                  
Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the budget reserve fund,                            
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                     
                                                                                                    
CSSJR 24(RLS)                                                                                       
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
                                                                                                    
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, CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 24(RLS)                                                  
passed the Senate on reconsideration and was referred to the Secretary                              
for engrossment.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Standing Committee Reports                                             
                                                                                                    
SB 139                                                                                            
Fiscal note for CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 139(FIN)"An Act                                              
relating to fees for certain uses of state water and to the accounting                              
and appropriation of those fees; relating to authorizations for the                                 
temporary use of state water; making other amendments to the Alaska                                 
Water Use Act; and providing for an effective date" published today:                                
 Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Natural Resources                                                 
                                                                                                    
HB 49                                                                                             
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                            
49(FIN) "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                      
Parole; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass: Senator                              
Taylor, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Ellis. Signing no recommendation:                                  
Senator Therriault.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Corrections                                                 
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 113                                                                                            
The Health, Education and Social Services Committee considered CS                                   
FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 113(HES) am "An Act relating to health care                                      
insurance payments for hospital or medical services; and providing for                              
an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                              
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          113(HES)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Green, Chair. Signing do pass:                                   
Senators Leman, Davis, Wilken.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Community and Economic                                      
  Development                                                                                       
 Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Administration                                              
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 115                                                                                            
The Health, Education and Social Services Committee considered CS                                   
FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 115(HES) "An Act relating to the definition                                      
of 'mental health professional' for certain mental health proceedings                               
and treatments; relating to the services of certain medical professionals                           
in civil proceedings for the commitment of certain intoxicated persons;                             
allowing a physician assistant or advanced nurse practitioner to certify                            
the need for emergency treatment as a result of intoxication; and                                   
providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                
                                                                                                    
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                       
          115(HES) "An Act relating to the services of certain                                      
          medical professionals in civil proceedings for the                                        
          commitment of certain intoxicated persons; allowing                                       
           a physician assistant or advanced nurse practitioner to                                 
                                                                                                    

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             certify the need for emergency treatment as a result                                  
          of intoxication; and providing for an effective date."                                    
          (Title change authorized by SCR 19)                                                       
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Green, Chair, Senator Wilken.                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Leman, Davis.                                                             
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Health and Social Services                                  
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                   
                                                                                                    
HB 120                                                                                            
The Judiciary Committee considered SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                           
HOUSE BILL NO. 120 am "An Act adopting the National Crime                                           
Prevention and Privacy Compact; making criminal justice information                                 
available to interested persons and criminal history record information                             
available to the public; making certain conforming amendments; and                                  
providing for an effective date." Signing no recommendation: Senator                                
Taylor, Chair, Senator Therriault. Signing do pass: Senators Ellis,                                 
Cowdery.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Public Safety                                               
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 121                                                                                            
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                            
121(L&C) "An Act relating to the issuance of qualified charitable gift                              
annuities" and recommended it be replaced with                                                      
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          121(JUD)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senator Taylor, Chair, Senator Therriault. Signing no                              
recommendation: Senators Cowdery, Ellis.                                                            
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Community and Economic                                      
  Development                                                                                       
                                                                                                    

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The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 193                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
193(FIN) "An Act relating to the primary election and to the                                        
nomination of candidates for the general election; and providing for an                             
effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                 
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          193(FIN)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Donley, Kelly, Cochairs, Senators Leman,                                  
Ward. Signing no recommendation: Senators Green, Austerman,                                         
Wilken, Olson.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Office of the Governor                                                          
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 204                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 204 "An Act                                         
relating to the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education and                                    
the Alaska Student Loan Corporation; relating to student financial aid                              
programs and the financing of those programs; establishing the Alaska                               
Advantage Loan Program and the Alaska Supplemental Education                                        
Loan Program; increasing the bonding authorization of the Alaska                                    
Student Loan Corporation; providing for liens resulting from a default                              
under AS 14.43 or AS 14.44; relating to the duties of the recorder                                  
regarding those liens; relating to defaults under the Western Regional                              
Higher Education Compact; relating to the prohibition on                                            
discrimination regarding programs under AS 14.43; relating to fees for                              
the review of certain postsecondary institutions; making conforming                                 
amendments; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass:                                  
Senators Kelly, Donley, Cochairs, Senators Green, Austerman,                                        
Hoffman, Wilken, Ward, Leman, Olson.                                                                
                                                                                                    
Fiscal information forthcoming.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       

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HB 242                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
242(FIN) "An Act relating to reemployment of and medical benefits                                   
for retired members of the teachers' retirement system and public                                   
employees' retirement system; relating to the inclusion of cost-of-                                 
living differentials on compensation and benefits under the public                                  
employees' retirement system; and providing for an effective date" and                              
recommended it be replaced with                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          242(FIN)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senator Donley, Cochair, Senators Green,                                           
Austerman, Hoffman, Olson, Ward, Leman. Signing no                                                  
recommendation: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senator Wilken.                                             
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Administration                                                    
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 244                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
244(FIN) "An Act relating to a grant of state land to the Denali                                    
Borough for a railroad and utility corridor and a railroad development                              
project; repealing provisions relating to a grant of a right-of-way of                              
land for a railroad and utility corridor to the Alaska Industrial                                   
Development and Export Authority; and providing for an effective                                    
date" and recommended the adoption of the Resources Senate                                          
Committee Substitute offered on page 1491. Signing do pass: Senators                                
Kelly, Donley, Cochairs, Senators Wilken, Ward. Signing no                                          
recommendation: Senators Austerman, Hoffman, Olson.                                                 
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Natural Resources                                                 
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HCR 17                                                                                            
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                                     
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 17(RES) Expressing the                                                    
legislature's support for sale of a portion of Alaska's North Slope                                 
natural gas for electrical generation to power data centers within the                              
North Slope Borough, and recommended it be replaced with                                            
                                                                                                    
                          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                               
          CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 17(JUD)                                                         
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Taylor, Chair, Senators                                          
Therriault, Cowdery. Signing do pass: Senator Ellis.                                                
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Senate Resources Committee                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                    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 1:00 p.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 2:38 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
                    Standing Committee Reports (continued)                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 65                                                                                             
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
65(HES) "An Act relating to a new optional group of persons eligible                                
for medical assistance who require treatment for breast or cervical                                 
cancer; and providing for an effective date" and recommended the                                    
adoption of the Health, Education and Social Services Senate                                        
Committee Substitute offered on page 1460. Signing no                                               
recommendation: Senators Donley, Kelly, Cochairs, Senators Green,                                   
Austerman, Ward, Leman. Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Olson.                                   
                                                                                                    

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Health and Social Services                                        
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 172                                                                                            
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                            
172(FIN) am "An Act relating to therapeutic courts for offenders and                                
to the authorized number of superior court judges" and recommended                                  
it be replaced with                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                       
          172(JUD) "An Act relating to therapeutic courts for                                       
          offenders; to the authorized number of superior court                                     
          judges; and amending Rule 35, Alaska Rules of                                             
          Criminal Procedure." (technical title change)                                             
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senator Taylor, Chair, Senator Ellis. Signing no                                   
recommendation: Senators Therriault, Cowdery.                                                       
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Corrections                                                       
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Alaska Court System                                                             
 Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Health and Social Services                                        
 Fiscal Note No. 7, Senate Finance Committee                                                        
 Fiscal Note No. 8, Senate Finance Committee                                                        
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                    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 2:39 p.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 4:06 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                    

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President Halford stated the Senate would return to Messages from the                               
House. Without objection, the Senate returned to:                                                   
                                                                                                    
                           Messages from the House                                               
                                                                                                    
HJR 22                                                                                            
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House has adopted the                                     
report of the Conference Committee with limited powers of free                                      
conference considering CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                            
22(RLS) and SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                        
RESOLUTION NO. 22(STA) am S, thus adopting:                                                         
                                                                                                    
CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 22                                                     
Relating to a diverse community; condemning a recent racially                                       
motivated attack; and requesting the Municipality of Anchorage police                               
department to continue their conclusive investigation and requesting                                
the criminal justice system to take rapid action to reach the                                       
determination of this case.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 127                                                                                            
Message dated May 5 was read, stating:                                                              
                                                                                                    
The Speaker has granted limited powers of free conference to the                                    
Conference Committee considering:                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127(RLS) "An Act                                         
              relating to aviation and to emergency equipment to                                   
          be carried on aircraft"                                                                   
and                                                                                                 
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          127(TRA) am S                                                                             
                                                                                                    
on the following specific point:                                                                    
                                                                                                    
  * Sec. 6.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House has adopted the                                     
report of the Conference Committee with limited powers of free                                      
conference considering CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127(RLS) and                                           
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127 (TRA) am S, thus                                            
adopting:                                                                                           

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          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127                                                      
          "An Act relating to aviation and to emergency                                             
          equipment to be carried on aircraft."                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SJR 27                                                                                            
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
          SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 27 Relating to                                                
          an Alaska National Guard Armory in Juneau.                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 65                                                                                             
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 65(FIN) "An Act                                                    
          requiring a study regarding equal pay for equal work                                      
          of certain state employees."                                                              
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 151                                                                                            
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
          SENATE BILL NO. 151 "An Act relating to the                                               
          Bristol Bay Salmon Classic; and providing for an                                          
          effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 166                                                                                            
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 166(FIN) "An Act                                                   
          relating to the time of filling by appointment a                                          
          vacancy in the office of United States senator."                                          
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              

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Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and                                          
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 71                                                                                             
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 71(FIN) am BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                               
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to the education of children with                                        
          disabilities and of gifted children; relating to the                                      
          Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special                                            
          Education; and providing for an effective date."                                          
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
SJR 30                                                                                            
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and returned                                 
for consideration SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 30 with the                                           
following amendment:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          HOUSE CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                      
          NO. 30(RES) Urging the United States Forest                                               
          Service to acknowledge all of the rights of the state to                                  
          rights-of-way to state highways that pass through                                         
          federal land.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved that the Senate concur in the House                                             
amendment.                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                           
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HCS SJR 30(RES)                                                                                     
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                
amendment to SJR 30?                                                                                
                                                                                                    
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 Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                  
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 30(RES).                                                   
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                        
                                                                                                    
                          Standing Committee Reports                                             
                                                                                                    
HB 51                                                                                             
The Health, Education and Social Services Committee considered CS                                   
FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 51(FIN) "An Act giving notice of and                                             
approving the entry into and the issuance of certificates of                                        
participation for a lease-purchase agreement for a seafood and food                                 
safety laboratory facility; relating to the use of certain investment                               
income for certain construction costs; and providing for an effective                               
date." Signing no recommendation: Senator Green, Chair, Senators                                    
Wilken, Ward. Signing do pass: Senators Leman, Davis.                                               
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Administration                                                    
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Environmental Conservation                                        
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Revenue                                                           
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 65                                                                                             
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
65(HES) "An Act relating to a new optional group of persons eligible                                
for medical assistance who require treatment for breast or cervical                                 
cancer; and providing for an effective date." Signing no                                            
recommendation: Senator Pearce, Chair, Senators Phillips, Therriault.                               
Signing to calendar: Senators Cowdery, Ellis.                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 101                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
101(FIN) "An Act relating to charter schools; and providing for an                                  
effective date." Signing to calendar: Senator Pearce, Chair, Senators                               
Cowdery, Phillips, Therriault, Ellis.                                                               
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 142                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
142(HES) "An Act relating to the Alaska temporary assistance                                        
program; and providing for an effective date." Signing to calendar:                                 
Senator Pearce, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Phillips. Signing amend:                                   
Senator Ellis. Signing no recommendation: Senator Therriault.                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 193                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
193(FIN) "An Act relating to the primary election and to the                                        
nomination of candidates for the general election; and providing for an                             
effective date." Signing to calendar and pass Finance Committee                                     
Substitute: Senator Pearce, Chair. Signing to calendar: Senators                                    
Cowdery, Therriault. Signing under other recommendations: Senator                                   
Ellis. Signing no recommendation: Senator Phillips.                                                 
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 242                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
242(FIN) "An Act relating to reemployment of and medical benefits                                   
for retired members of the teachers' retirement system and public                                   
employees' retirement system; relating to the inclusion of cost-of-                                 
living differentials on compensation and benefits under the public                                  
employees' retirement system; and providing for an effective date."                                 
Signing no recommendation: Senator Pearce, Chair, Senators                                          
Therriault, Phillips. Signing no recommendation: Senators Ellis,                                    
Cowdery.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HJR 23                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                   
RESOLUTION NO. 23(STA) Advocating the retention of the                                              
electoral college system in its present form. Signing to calendar:                                  
Senator Pearce, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Phillips, Therriault. Signing                              
under other recommendations: Senator Ellis.                                                         
                                                                                                    
The resolution is on today's calendar.                                                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Special Committee Reports                                              
HJR 22                                                                                            
The following report was received and distributed at 9:30 a.m., May 5,                              
2001                                                                                                
                                                                 May 4, 2001                        
                                                                                                    
Mr. President:                                                                                      
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
The CONFERENCE COMMITTEE with limited powers of free                                                
conference considered CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                             
22(RLS) Relating to a diverse community; condemning a recent                                        
racially motivated attack; and requesting the Municipality of                                       
Anchorage police department to continue their conclusive                                            
investigation and requesting the criminal justice system to take rapid                              
action to reach the determination of this case, and SENATE CS FOR                                   
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 22(STA) am S and                                                  
recommends                                                                                          

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                        CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                              
          RESOLUTION NO. 22                                                                         
                                                                                                    
be adopted.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Signing the report: Senator Ward, Chair, Senators Kelly, Davis,                                     
Representative James, Chair, Representative Williams.                                               
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, House Rules Committee                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved that the Senate adopt the Conference                                            
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                   
RESOLUTION NO. 22.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Senate adopt the Conference                                          
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                   
RESOLUTION NO. 22 Relating to a diverse community; condemning                                       
a recent racially motivated attack; and requesting the Municipality of                              
Anchorage police department to continue their conclusive                                            
investigation and requesting the criminal justice system to take rapid                              
action to reach the determination of this case?" The roll was taken with                            
the following result:                                                                               
                                                                                                    
CCS HJR 22                                                                                          
Adopt Conference Committee                                                                          
Report?                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Halford,                                    
Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor,                                    
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Green                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
and so, the report was adopted.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 127                                                                                            
                                                                 May 4, 2001                        
                                                                                                    
Mr. President:                                                                                      
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
The Conference Committee considering CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                          
127(RLS) and SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                    
127(TRA) am S "An Act relating to aviation and to emergency                                         
equipment to be carried on aircraft" has met and has been unable to                                 
reach agreement on changes needed to Section 6 of the bill, and                                     
therefore requests limited powers of free conference on that section of                             
the bill.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Contingent upon the granting of limited powers of free conference, we                               
agree to the following amendment:                                                                   
                                                                                                    
   *Sec. 6. AS 02.20.050 is amended by adding a new subsection to                                   
read:                                                                                               
  (d) Unless closed for public safety reasons by a notice to                                        
airmen (NOTAM) provided to the Federal Aviation Administration or                                   
by publication in the appropriate aeronautical charts and publications                              
published by the Federal Aviation Administration, or closed or                                    
restricted under the authority provided in AS 38.04.200 or                                        
AS 41.21.020(e), navigable water in the state or a suitable landing site                          
on public land that is not subject to a surface lease, easement or permit                         
issued by the Department of Natural Resources is presumed open for                                
operation of aircraft.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Signing the report: Senator Halford, Chair, Senators Taylor, Olson;                                 
Representative Harris, Chair, Representatives Bunde, Kerttula                                       
                                                                                                    
President Halford granted the Senate members limited powers of free                                 
conference as requested.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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The following report was received at 6:58 p.m., May 4, 2001:                                        
                                                                 May 4, 2001                        
                                                                                                    
Mr. President:                                                                                      
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
The CONFERENCE COMMITTEE with limited powers of free                                                
conference considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127(RLS) "An                                            
Act relating to aviation and to emergency equipment to be carried on                                
aircraft" and SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                   
127(TRA) am S and recommends                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                     CONFERENCE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR                                           
          HOUSE BILL NO. 127                                                                        
                                                                                                    
be adopted.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Signing the report: Senator Halford, Chair, Senators Taylor, Olson;                                 
Representative Harris, Chair, Representatives Bunde, Kerttula                                       
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Transportation and Public                                   
  Facilities                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved that the Senate adopt the Conference                                            
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
127.                                                                                                
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Senate adopt the Conference                                          
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
127 "An Act relating to aviation and to emergency equipment to be                                   
carried on aircraft?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2001-05-05                     Senate Journal                      Page 1543
                                                                                                    
CCS HB 127                                                                                          
Adopt Conference Committee                                                                          
Report?                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
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 report was adopted.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        Introduction and Reference of                                            
                              Senate Resolutions                                                 
                                                                                                    
SCR 19                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 19 BY THE                                                          
SENATE HEALTH, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES                                                        
COMMITTEE,                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                             
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                            
          concerning House Bill No. 115, relating to the                                            
          definition of 'mental health professional' for certain                                    
          mental health proceedings and treatments; relating to                                     
          the services of certain medical professionals in civil                                    
          proceedings for the commitment of certain                                                 
          intoxicated persons; allowing a physician assistant or                                    
          advanced nurse practitioner to certify the need for                                       
          emergency treatment as a result of intoxication.                                          
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's Desk.                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                        Consideration of the Calendar                                            
                                                                                                    
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 65                                                                                             
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(HES) "An Act relating to a new                                             
optional group of persons eligible for medical assistance who require                               
treatment for breast or cervical cancer; and providing for an effective                             
date" was read the second time.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                     
adoption of the Health, Education and Social Services Senate                                        
Committee Substitute offered on page 1460. Senator Ellis objected.                                  
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Health, Education and Social Services                                
Committee Substitute be adopted?" The roll was taken with the                                       
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
CSHB 65(HES)                                                                                        
Second Reading                                                                                      
Adopt HES Committee Substitute?                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Phillips,                                   
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Wilken                                                               
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce                                         
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Cowdery, Ward                                                                              
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(HES) was                                             
adopted and read the second time.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman offered Amendment No. 1:                                                              
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 8, following "with":                                                                   
 Delete "of the types of"                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 8, following "cancer":                                                                 
 Delete "diagnosed in the persons eligible for services under sec. 1                                
of this Act"                                                                                        
                                                                                                    

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Page 2, line 12, after "(2)":                                                                       
 Insert  "summary information from the Alaska Cancer Registry                                       
and other Alaska-specific sources available to the Department                                       
regarding risk factors for breast and cervical cancer;"                                             
                                                                                                    
Renumber following subsections.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                    
Ellis objected.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption                                    
of the following amendment to Amendment No. 1:                                                      
                                                                                                    
Change the second line of Amendment No. 1 to read:                                                  
 Delete "of the types"                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Without 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:                                             
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 65(HES)                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 as amended                                                                          
                                                                                                    
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, Amendment No. 1 as amended was adopted.                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senators Ellis, Davis, Elton, Lincoln, Hoffman, Olson offered                                       
Amendment No. 2:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Page 2, lines 1 - 13:                                                                               
                                                                                                    
 Delete all material.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                   

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Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Objections                                 
were heard.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 65(HES) am S                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 2                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce                                         
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Austerman changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                              
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senators Ellis, Davis, Elton, Lincoln, Hoffman, Olson offered                                       
Amendment No. 3:                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Page 1, lines 4 - 14:                                                                               
 Delete all material.                                                                               
 Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                  
"* Section 1. AS 47.07.020(b) is amended by adding a new paragraph                                
to read:                                                                                            
       (15) individuals who are not otherwise eligible for                                          
     assistance under this chapter who have been diagnosed with breast                              
     or cervical cancer and who are eligible for coverage under 42                                  
     U.S.C. 1396a(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XVIII).                                                             
* Sec 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                  
adding a new section to read:                                                                       
 INTENT.  It is the intent of the legislature that not more than                                    
$175,800 of general fund money be spent on services covered under                                   
sec. 1 of this Act for fiscal year 2002 and that not more than $189,500                             
of general fund money be spent on services covered under sec. 1 of                                  
this Act for fiscal year 2003."                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                   
                                                                                                    

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Page 2, line 22:                                                                                    
 Delete all material.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3. Senator                                    
Green objected.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Davis rose to a point of order. President Halford ruled the                                 
point not well taken.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 65(HES) am S                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 3                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson,                                     
Pearce                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Phillips,                                     
Taylor, Therriault, Ward, Wilken                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Torgerson                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(HES) am S was                                                
read the third time.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                          
NO. 65(HES) am S "An Act relating to a new optional group of                                        
persons eligible for medical assistance who require treatment for                                   
breast or cervical cancer; and providing for an effective date" pass the                            
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    

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SCS CSHB 65(HES) am S                                                                               
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 CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65 (HES) am                                             
S 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.                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Green gave notice of reconsideration.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 101                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 101(FIN) "An Act relating to charter                                          
schools; and providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                     
adoption of the Health, Education and Social Services Senate                                        
Committee Substitute offered on page 1326. Senator Ellis objected,                                  
then withdrew his objection. There being no further objections,                                     
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 101(HES) was                                                    
adopted and read the second time.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senators Ward, Green, Kelly moved and asked unanimous consent to                                    
be shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Senator Ellis objected.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           

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SCS CSHB 101(HES)                                                                                   
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward                                               
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Wilken                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                                                
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 101(HES) will be on                                             
the May 6 calendar.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
HB 142                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 142(HES) "An Act relating to the Alaska                                       
temporary assistance program; and providing for an effective date"                                  
was read the second time.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                     
adoption of the Health, Education and Social Services Senate                                        
Committee Substitute offered on page 1396. Senator Ellis objected,                                  
then withdrew his objection. There being no further objections,                                     
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 142(HES) was                                                    
adopted and read the second time.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis offered Amendment No. 1:                                                              
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 13, following "activity"                                                           
 Insert  "or to be providing care for a child who is experiencing                               
a disability"                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                    
Green objected.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to be allowed to                                    
withdraw amendment No. 1. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
rescind its action in adopting the Health, Education and Social                                     
Services Committee Substitute. Objections were heard.                                               
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Senate rescind its previous action?" The                             
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 142(HES)                                                                                   
Rescind Previous Action                                                                             
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln,                                   
Olson, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Cowdery, Donley, Green, Kelly, Leman, Ward, Wilken                                           
                                                                                                    
and so, the Senate rescinded its action in adopting SENATE CS FOR                                   
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 142(HES).                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Health, Education and Social Services                                
Committee Substitute be adopted?" The roll was taken with the                                       
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
CSHB 142(HES)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Adopt HES Committee Substitute?                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Taylor,                                       
Ward, Wilken                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson,                                     
Pearce, Phillips, Therriault, Torgerson                                                             
                                                                                                    
Olson changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                  
                                                                                                    
and so, the Health, Education and Social Services Committee                                         
Substitute failed to be adopted.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 142(HES) will be on the May 6 calendar.                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 193                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 193(FIN) "An Act relating to the primary                                      
election and to the nomination of candidates for the general election;                              
and providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Kelly, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
1530. Senator Ellis objected, then withdrew his objection. There being                              
no further objections, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                          
193(FIN) was adopted and 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. Senator Ellis objected.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 193(FIN)                                                                                   
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Pearce, Phillips, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson, Taylor                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                                                
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 193(FIN) will be on                                             
the May 6 calendar.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        Reconsideration of House Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
HB 177                                                                                            
Senator Therriault requested that the reconsideration on SENATE CS                                  
FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 177(RLS) "An Act regulating                                               
nongroup entities and certain tax-exempt organizations under Alaska's                               
election campaign finance statutes; and requiring disclosure of the true                            
source of campaign contributions" be taken up. The bill was before the                              
Senate on reconsideration.                                                                          

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Senator Therriault moved that the bill be returned to second reading                                
for the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No.                                   
1. Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Therriault offered Amendment No. 1:                                                         
                                                                                                    
Page 3, line 17, following "and":                                                                   
 Insert ", except as provided for certain independent expenditures                                  
in AS 15.13.135(a),"                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Page 8, line 2, following "subsection":                                                             
 Insert ", except as provided for certain independent                                           
expenditures by nongroup entities in AS 15.13.135(a)"                                           
                                                                                                    
Page 8, line 17, following "office":                                                                
 Insert ", except an independent expenditure made by a                                          
nongroup entity with an annual operating budget of $5,000 or                                    
less,"                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Therriault moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                       
Senator Ellis objected.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Elton moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption of                                 
the following amendment to Amendment No. 1:                                                         
                                                                                                    
In Amendment No. 1:                                                                                 
 change  "$5,000" to "$250"                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was amended.                                                     
                                                                                                    
There being no further objections, Amendment No. 1 as amended was                                   
adopted.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 177(RLS) am S was                                               
automatically in third reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Pearce called the Senate. The call was satisfied.                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 177                                                                                            
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 177(RLS) am S "An Act regulating nongroup                                            
entities and certain tax-exempt organizations under Alaska's election                               
campaign finance statutes; and requiring disclosure of the true source                              
of campaign contributions" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                
the following result:                                                                               
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 177(RLS) am S                                                                              
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
                                                                                                    
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, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 174(RLS) am                                             
S passed the Senate on reconsideration and was referred to the                                      
Secretary for engrossment.                                                                          
                                                                                                    
                  Second Reading of House Bills (continued)                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 242                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 242(FIN) "An Act relating to                                                  
reemployment of and medical benefits for retired members of the                                     
teachers' retirement system and public employees' retirement system;                                
relating to the inclusion of cost-of-living differentials on compensation                           
and benefits under the public employees' retirement system; and                                     
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Kelly, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
1531. Senator Ellis objected, then withdrew his objection. There being                              
no further objections, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                          
242(FIN) was adopted and 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. Senator Ellis objected.                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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The question being: "Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 242(FIN)                                                                                   
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
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 bill failed to advance to third reading.                                                
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 242(FIN) will be on                                             
the May 6 calendar.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Pearce lifted the call.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                    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 7:30 p.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 8:27 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
SB 169                                                                                            
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the third                                      
reading of CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 169(FIN) "An Act providing                                        
that the delinquency laws are inapplicable to minors who are at least                               
16 years of age and are accused of felony crimes against persons                                    
directed at victims because of the victims' race, sex, color, creed,                                
physical or mental disability, ancestry, or national origin" be held to                             
the May 6 calendar. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SB 210                                                                                            
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the third                                      
reading of CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 210(JUD) "An Act relating to                                      
the constitutional right to privacy" be held to the May 6 calendar.                                 
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                    
SB 218                                                                                            
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the third                                      
reading of CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 218(TRA) am "An Act                                               
relating to international airports revenue bonds and requiring that the                             
spending plan for the International Airports Construction Fund include                              
information about the amounts spent during the previous fiscal year                                 
for cost overruns on certain projects and the identification of time                                
delays on certain projects; relating to customer facility charges to fund                           
facilities in airports to be constructed without using international                                
airport revenue bonds; and providing for an effective date" be held to                              
the May 6 calendar. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                           
                                                                                                    
HB 214                                                                                            
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the third                                      
reading of CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 214(L&C) "An Act relating to                                       
a civil action against a person under 21 years of age who enters                                    
premises where alcohol is sold or consumed" be held to the May 6                                    
calendar. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                     
                                                                                                    
HJR 23                                                                                            
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the second                                     
reading of CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 23(STA)                                                
Advocating the retention of the electoral college system in its present                             
form, be held to the May 6 calendar. Without objection, it was so                                   
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                  Citations                                                      
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Jerry L. Brady, P.E., Engineer of the Year                                               
Senator(s) Leman, Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman, Green,                                    
Kelly, Donley, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Honoring - Bradford and Barbara Washburn                                                            
Senator(s) Green, Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman, Kelly,                                    
Donley, Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                             
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Mary Gore                                                                                
Senator(s) Elton, Phillips, Ward, Halford, Ellis, Wilken, Pearce,                                   
Hoffman, Green, Kelly, Donley, Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln,                                   
Davis                                                                                               
Representative(s) Hudson, Kerttula                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Honoring - John and Juanita Cowdery, 50-Year Anniversary                                            
Representative(s) Kohring                                                                           
Senator(s) Halford, Phillips, Ward, Ellis, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman,                                 
Green, Kelly, Donley, Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis,                                     
Elton                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Greg Capito                                                                              
Senator(s) Hoffman, Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Green, Kelly,                                    
Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                                     
Representative(s) Kapsner                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Galen Knobbe                                                                             
Representative(s) James                                                                             
Senator(s) Therriault, Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman,                                      
Green, Kelly, Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                       
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Dr. Claus-M. Naske, Professor of History, University of                                  
Alaska Fairbanks                                                                                    
Representative(s) Davies                                                                            
Senator(s) Wilken, Ward, Halford, Ellis, Pearce, Hoffman, Green,                                    
Kelly, Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                              
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Ninilchik High School Girls Basketball Team, 2001 Class                                  
2A Girls State Championship                                                                         
Representative(s) Scalzi                                                                            
Senator(s) Torgerson, Leman, Ward, Halford, Ellis, Wilken, Pearce,                                  
Hoffman, Green, Kelly, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                     
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Garry Stacey Banks II, Associated Students of the                                        
University of Alaska Fairbanks, President                                                           
Representative(s) Davies                                                                            
Senator(s) Wilken, Ward, Halford, Ellis, Pearce, Hoffman, Green,                                    
Kelly, Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                              

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In Memoriam - William L. Murphy                                                                     
Senator(s) Green, Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman, Kelly,                                    
Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Donald Robert "Bob" Hakala                                                            
Senator(s) Elton, Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman, Green,                                    
Kelly, Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis                                                     
Representative(s) Hudson, Kerttula                                                                  
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Henry Taft McGahan                                                                    
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                          
Senator(s) Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman, Green, Kelly,                                    
Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Mary Margaret Canaday Nash                                                            
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                          
Senator(s) Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman, Green, Kelly,                                    
Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Mary K. Bickel                                                                        
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                          
Senator(s) Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman, Green, Kelly,                                    
Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Ruth Allington                                                                        
Representative(s) Kerttula, Hudson                                                                  
Senator(s) Elton, Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman, Green,                                    
Kelly, Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis                                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Julianne Okonek                                                                       
Representative(s) Masek                                                                             
Senator(s) Green, Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman, Kelly,                                    
Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Richard F. P. Inglima                                                                 
Representative(s) Scalzi                                                                            
Senator(s) Torgerson, Ward, Halford, Wilken, Pearce, Hoffman,                                       
Green, Kelly, Leman, Taylor, Austerman, Lincoln, Davis, Elton                                       
                                                                                                    
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.                                                                   

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                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 58                                                                                             
Senator Phillips, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
Uniform Rule 23 be waived on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 58(L&C)                                          
"An Act relating to the calculation and payment of unemployment                                     
compensation benefits; and providing for an effective date" for the                                 
Labor and Commerce Committee meeting on May 6. Without                                              
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Engrossment                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 161                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 161(FIN) "An Act relating to the                                             
withholding of salary of justices, judges, and magistrates; relating to                             
prompt decisions by justices, judges, and magistrates; relating to                                  
judicial retention elections for judicial officers; and providing for an                            
effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                
and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 174                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 174(RLS) "An Act establishing a base                                         
student allocation for purposes of determining education funding in                                 
the amount of $4,010; providing that only 50 percent of the annual                                  
increase in assessed value may be included for purposes of calculating                              
the required contribution to education from a city or borough school                                
district; providing that a community with at least 101 students but not                             
more than 425 students in average daily membership is counted as one                                
elementary and one secondary school, and that, in a community with                                  
more than 425 students in average daily membership, each facility                                   
administered as a separate school, except certain alternative schools, is                           
counted as a school; and providing for an effective date" was                                       
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                 
the House for consideration.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 177                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 177(RLS) am S "An                                               
Act regulating nongroup entities and certain tax-exempt organizations                               
under Alaska's election campaign finance statutes; and requiring                                    
disclosure of the true source of campaign contributions" was                                        
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                
House for consideration.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
SJR 23                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 23(FIN) am Proposing                                             
amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to an                                
appropriation limit and a spending limit, was engrossed, signed by the                              
President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                            
consideration.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
SJR 24                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 24(RLS) Proposing                                                
amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the                               
budget reserve fund, was engrossed, signed by the President and                                     
Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Adjournment                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
stand in adjournment until 12:00 p.m., May 6, 2001. Without                                         
objection, the Senate adjourned at 8:38 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                 Heidi Vogel                        
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                    May 2001                        

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                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                 
+ indicates teleconference                                                                          
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                   FINANCE                                                       
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
+ HB 244 RIGHT-OF-WAY TO DENALI BOR. FOR RR/UTIL.                                                   
+ HB 228 SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS                                                                   
+ HB 172 THERAPEUTIC DRUG AND ALCOHOL COURTS                                                        
+ HB   8 LEGIS.PIONEER ROAD DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE                                                  
+ HB 198 PUB OFFICERS RETIREM'T COLA/COMPENSATION                                                   
+ HB  65 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE:BREAST/CERVICAL CANCER                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            6:00 PM                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 06        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
+ HB 132 ALCOHOL:LOCAL OPTION/DWI/LICENSING                                                         
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
+ HB 179 UNDERAGE DRINKING & DRUG OFFENSES                                                          
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
+ HB  71 EDUC. OF DISABLED OR GIFTED CHILDREN                                                       
+ HB 108 DEPT NATURAL RESOURCES RECORDING FEES                                                      
+= HB 234 TOBACCO SETTLEM'T:BONDS & SMOKING PROGRAM                                                 
                                                                                                    
May 06        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532            6:00 PM                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
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                     HEALTH, EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES                                         
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                     
              -- Time Change --                                                                     
     HB 113 HEALTH CARE INSURANCE PAYMENTS                                                          
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                
     HB  51 LEGIS APPROVAL OF SEAFOOD/FOOD SAFETY LAB                                               
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                
= HB 115 EMERGENCY COMMITMENT ORDERS AND                                                            
              TREATMENT                                                                             
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
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                                  JUDICIARY                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                              Beltz 211         8:45 PM                     
              -- Time Change --                                                                     
+ HB   4 MOTOR VEHICLES & DRUNK DRIVING                                                             
+ HB 132 ALCOHOL:LOCAL OPTION/DWI/LICENSING                                                         
+= HB 179 UNDERAGE DRINKING & DRUG OFFENSES                                                         
+= SB 177 DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED:BAC LEVEL/FINES                                                 
+ HB 152 BREWPUB LICENSES                                                                           
+ HB 181 COMMUNITY PROPERTY                                                                         
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 06        Sunday                                Beltz 211         1:30 PM                     
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                  
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                        Butrovich 205           4:00 PM                     
              -- Meeting Postponed to 5/6/01 --                                                     
     HB  58 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS                                                      
              <Pending Notification Waiver>                                                         
                                                                                                    
May 06        Sunday                                Beltz 211         8:30 AM                     
              -- Rescheduled from 5/5/01 --                                                         
= HB  58 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS                                                         
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                
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                                    RULES                                                        
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                     Fahrenkamp 203             2:45 PM                     
     HB  65 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE:BREAST/CERVICAL CANCER                                               
     HB 101 CHARTER SCHOOLS                                                                         
     HB 142 AK TEMP. ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AMENDMENTS                                                  
     HB 193 MODIFIED BLANKET PRIMARY ELECTION                                                       
     HB 234 TOBACCO SETTLEM'T:BONDS & SMOKING PROGRAM                                               
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
     HB 242 TRS & PERS REEMPLOY & MED BENEFITS; COLA                                                
     HJR 23 MAINTAIN ELECTORAL COLLEGE SYSTEM                                                       
                                                                                                    
May 06        Sunday                       Fahrenkamp 203                                         
              -- Upon Recess --                                                                     
     HB 113 HEALTH CARE INSURANCE PAYMENTS                                                          
     HB 120 DISCLOSURE OF CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS                                                  
     HB 121 CHARITABLE GIFT ANNUITIES                                                               
     HB 154 FISHERY BUS. TAX/FISHERIES RES. LAND. TAX                                               
     HB 164 GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS REGARDING CINA                                                     
     HB 187 VANDALISM OF CEMETERIES & GRAVES                                                        
     HB 189 REPEAL TERM LIMITS/TERM LIMITS PLEDGES                                                  
     HB 204 STUDENT LOANS/COMN. ON POSTSECONDARY ED.                                                
     HB 210 STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS:SEXUAL ASSAULT                                                   
     HB 244 RIGHT-OF-WAY TO DENALI BOR. FOR RR/UTIL.                                                
     HCR 17 SALE OF NATURAL GAS TO POWER DATA CENTERS                                               
= HB 234 TOBACCO SETTLEM'T:BONDS & SMOKING PROGRAM                                                  
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                    
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                              Beltz 211         1:15 PM                     
              -- Time Change --                                                                     
     HB 167 MOTOR VEH. LIC.PLATES: NATL GRD/ANTIQUE                                                 
+= SB  55 PIONEERS' AND VETERANS' HOME/ADVISORY BD                                                  
     SB  87 SPECIAL ABSENTEE BALLOTS                                                                
     SB 159 APPEALS COURT JUDGES RETENTION                                                          
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                   
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                        Butrovich 205                                       
              -- Meeting Postponed to 5/6/01 --                                                     
     HB 260 COMMER.PASSENGER VESSEL REGULATION & FEES                                               
                                                                                                    
May 06        Sunday                          Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                     
              -- Rescheduled from 5/5/01 --                                                         
= HB 260 COMMER.PASSENGER VESSEL REGULATION & FEES                                                  
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                  
                                                                                                    
                       CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON  SB 103                                           
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                           Capitol 208          3:00 PM                     
     SB 103 ELECTION CAMPAIGNS AND LEGISLATIVE ETHICS                                               
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEES ON HB 103 & HB 104                                      
                                                                                                    
May 05        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                     
              -- Meeting Postponed to Call of Chair --                                              
= HB 103 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET                                                                   
= HB 104 APPROP:  MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                              
                                                                                                    
May 06        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532           12:00 PM                     
= HB 103 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET                                                                   
= HB 104 APPROP:  MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET