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2002-05-08 Senate Journal

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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                   
                                                                                                    
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                              
                                                                                                    
                 TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE -- SECOND SESSION                                     
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                   Wednesday                        May 8, 2002                     
                                                                                                    
                          One Hundred Fifteenth Day                                              
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                 
Halford at 11:37 a.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                             
                                                                                                    
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Emeritus Richard C.                                  
Benjamin, Sr., of the Abbott Loop Community Church. Senator                                         
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                        
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                       
                                                                                                    
          I thank You Lord for these men and women of our                                           
          great state who have given themselves to public                                           
          service in this body. My sincere prayer is that they                                      
          will have the wisdom to do that which is right for the                                    
          state of Alaska, and that which is right before Your                                      
          eyes. I pray for this in the Name of Jesus Christ,                                        
          Amen.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Certification                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                    
for the one hundred fourteenth legislative day be approved as certified                             
by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                           Messages from the House                                               
                                                                                                    
SB 153                                                                                            
Message dated May 7 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 153(FIN) "An Act                                                   
          replacing the storage tank assistance fund with the                                       
          underground storage tank revolving loan fund and                                          
          relating to that revolving loan fund; repealing the                                       
          tank cleanup program and the tank upgrading and                                           
            closure program; and providing for an effective date."                                 
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 243                                                                                            
Message dated May 7 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 243(FIN) "An Act                                                   
          extending the termination date of the Board of                                            
          Chiropractic Examiners; and relating to                                                   
          chiropractors."                                                                           
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 295                                                                                            
Message dated May 7 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
          SENATE BILL NO. 295 "An Act relating to the                                               
          disclosure of information regarding delinquent                                            
          minors to certain licensing agencies; and providing                                       
          for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Message dated May 7 was read, stating the House passed and                                          
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 315                                                                                            
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                        
315(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                  
                                                                                                    
          "An Act amending the definition of group health                                           
          insurance, and allowing the Department of                                                 
          Administration to obtain a policy or policies of group                                    
          health care insurance for employers that are small                                        
          businesses, nonprofit organizations, special services                                     
          organizations, or small associations for insurance                                        
          purposes; and providing for an effective date."                                           
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Health, Education and Social                            
Services and Finance Committees.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 527                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 527 BY THE HOUSE RESOURCES                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to entry into the Minto Flats State                                      
          Game Refuge for purposes of exploration and                                               
          development of oil and gas resources."                                                    
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                               Concur Messages                                                   
                                                                                                    
SB 319                                                                                            
Message dated May 7 was read, stating the House passed and returned                                 
for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 319(FIN) with the                                          
following amendment:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                                       
          319(RES) "An Act relating to shallow natural gas;                                         
          and providing for an effective date."                                                     
                                                                                                    

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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:                                           
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSB 319(RES)                                                                                   
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                
Amendment to CSSB 319(FIN)? Effective Dates                                                         
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens,                                  
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                  
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 319(RES) "An Act                                                
relating to shallow natural gas; and providing for an effective date."                              
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
SJR 44                                                                                            
Message dated May 7 was read, stating the House passed and returned                                 
for consideration CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                
44(L&C) with the following amendment:                                                               
                                                                                                    
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE JOINT                                                          
          RESOLUTION NO. 44(L&C) Relating to                                                        
          preparation of a joint state-federal research and                                         
          development plan.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
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 CSSJR 44(L&C)                                                                                   
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                
Amendment to CSSJR 44(L&C)?                                                                         
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens,                                  
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                  
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                     
44(L&C) Relating to preparation of a joint state-federal research and                               
development plan.                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 364                                                                                            
Senator Lincoln requested that the reconsideration on SENATE BILL                                   
NO. 364 be taken up. The bill was before the Senate on                                              
reconsideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 364 "An                                     
Act relating to medical services under the state Medicaid program"                                  
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 364                                                                                              
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Cowdery, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman, Olson, Phillips,                                      
Stevens, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward                                                        
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Austerman, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln,                                    
Wilken                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 364 passed the Senate on reconsideration                                    
and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                  

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                                    Recess                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                               
recessed at 12:01 p.m.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 12:59 p.m.                                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 226                                                                                            
Senator Ellis requested that the reconsideration on CS FOR                                          
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 226(FIN) am                                                  
"An Act relating to design of highway projects; and providing for an                                
effective date" be taken up. The bill was before the Senate on                                      
reconsideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Donley called the Senate.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
placed at the bottom of today's calendar. Without objection, it was so                              
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Donley lifted the call.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Standing Committee Reports                                             
                                                                                                    
Report dated May 7 was read, stating:                                                               
                                                                                                    
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the Senate State Affairs Committee                                 
reviewed the qualifications of the following and recommends the                                     
appointments be forwarded to a joint session for consideration:                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Alaska Public Offices Commission                                                                  
 John Dapcevich - Juneau                                                                            
 Sheila Gallagher - Anchorage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Alaska Air National Guard - Brigadier General                                                     
 Colonel Jim Robinson - Fort Richardson                                                             
 Colonel Tim Scott - Eielson Air Force Base                                                         
 Colonel Gene Ramsay - Kulis ANG Base                                                               
                                                                                                    
Space and Missile Defense - Brigadier General                                                     
 Colonel Jim Welch - Anchorage                                                                      
                                                                                                    
State Commission for Human Rights                                                                 
 Kathy Wisthoff - Anchorage                                                                         
                                                                                                    
There were no stated objections to the named individuals. However,                                  
this does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                
against the appointments during any further sessions.                                               
                                                                                                    
Signing the report: Senator Therriault, Chair, Senators Phillips,                                   
Stevens.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
SB 247                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 247 "An Act                                        
making capital appropriations and reappropriations, and capitalizing                                
funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of                             
the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and                               
providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 247(FIN) "An Act                                                   
          making and amending appropriations and                                                    
          reappropriations; making appropriations under art.                                        
          IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska,                                      
          from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and                                          
          providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senators Wilken, Green,                                    
Austerman. Signing no recommendation: Senator Donley, Cochair,                                      
Senators Olson, Ward.                                                                               
                                                                                                    

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The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 312                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 312 "An                                      
Act relating to enterprise zones" and recommended the adoption of the                               
Community and Regional Affairs Committee Substitute offered on                                      
page 3174. Signing do pass: Senator Therriault, Chair, Senators                                     
Phillips, Stevens.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Community and Economic                                            
  Development                                                                                       
 Fiscal Note No. 2, indeterminate, Department of Revenue                                            
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 372                                                                                            
The Transportation Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 372                                         
"An Act providing for and relating to the issuance of general                                       
obligation bonds in a principal amount of not more than $160,130,000                                
for the purpose of paying the cost of state transportation projects; and                            
providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 372(TRA) "An Act                                                   
          providing for and relating to the issuance of general                                     
          obligation bonds in a principal amount of not more                                        
          than $168,120,000 for the purpose of paying the cost                                      
          of state transportation projects; and providing for an                                    
          effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senator Cowdery, Chair, Senator Ward. Signing no                                   
recommendation: Senator Wilken. Signing amend: Senators Taylor,                                     
Elton.                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Revenue                                                           
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 56                                                                                             
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
56(FIN) "An Act relating to minimum wages; and providing for an                                     
effective date." Signing do pass: Senator Donley, Cochair, Senator                                  
Hoffman. Signing no recommendation: Senator Kelly, Cochair,                                         
Senators Green, Austerman, Olson, Wilken, Ward, Leman.                                              
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Health and Social Services                                        
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                              
 Fiscal Note No. 3, indeterminate, Department of Education and                                      
  Early Development                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 165                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                        
165(RES) "An Act relating to the Kenai River Special Management                                     
Area; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it be                                    
replaced with                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          165(STA)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Therriault, Chair, Senator                                       
Stevens. Signing do pass: Senator Phillips.                                                         
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Natural Resources                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Natural Resources                                           
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Resources Committee.                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 471                                                                                            
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                            
BILL NO. 471(CRA) "An Act increasing the maximum amount of                                          
loans from the bulk fuel revolving loan fund operated by the Alaska                                 
Energy Authority; relating to the definitions of 'net income' and                                   
'unrestricted net income' for purposes of determining the amount of the                             
Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority's dividend to the                                
state; relating to communities within which rural development loans                                 
may be made by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                         
Authority; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass:                                   
Senator Stevens, Chair, Senators Austerman, Torgerson, Leman.                                       
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Community and Economic                                      
  Development                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
President Halford added a Finance Committee referral to the bill.                                   
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 517                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                        
517(STA) "An Act relating to the disposition of obsolete or surplus                                 
state property." Signing do pass: Senator Therriault, Chair, Senator                                
Stevens. Signing no recommendation: Senator Phillips.                                               
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                              
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 526                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 526 "An                                       
Act relating to the deadline for filing financial disclosure statements                             
for public members and public member nominees of the Select                                         
Committee on Legislative Ethics." Signing do pass: Senator                                          
Therriault, Chair, Senators Phillips, Stevens.                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, House Rules Committee                                                     
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 205                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 205 "An Act                                          
relating to control of nuisance wild animals; and providing for an                                  
effective date." Signing under other recommendations: Senator                                       
Phillips, Chair. Signing to calendar: Senators Cowdery, Halford, Ellis.                             
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 239                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 239 "An Act                                          
relating to state employees who are called to active duty as reserve or                             
auxiliary members of the armed forces of the United States; and                                     
providing for an effective date." Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips,                            
Chair, Senators Cowdery, Therriault.                                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 196                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
196(JUD) "An Act establishing a right of action for a legal separation;                             
requiring a report about legal separations; and amending Rule 42(a),                                
Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure." Signing to calendar and do pass:                                  
Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Therriault, Cowdery. Signing under                                
other recommendations: Senator Ellis.                                                               
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 262                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 262 "An Act                                           
relating to accounting for and appropriations of receipts from fees                                 
collected by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development for                                  
certain inspections and for certain plumbing and electrical worker                                  
certificates of fitness; establishing a building safety account; and                                
providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                
                                                                                                    

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          SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 262(RLS)                                                     
          "An Act relating to the accounting for and                                                
          appropriations of certain state program receipts; and                                     
          providing for an effective date."                                                         
          (Title change authorized by SCR 36)                                                       
                                                                                                    
Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Ellis.                              
Signing under other recommendations: Senator Therriault.                                            
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Labor and Work Force                                              
  Development                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 355                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
355(CRA) "An Act relating to the taxation of mobile                                                 
telecommunications services by municipalities; and providing for an                                 
effective date." Signing under other recommendations: Senator                                       
Phillips, Chair, Senator Ellis. Signing to calendar: Senators Therriault,                           
Cowdery.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 362                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 362 "An Act                                           
extending the termination date of the Board of Governors of the                                     
Alaska Bar Association" and recommended it be replaced with                                         
                                                                                                    
          SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 362(RLS)                                                     
                                                                                                    
Signing under other recommendations: Senator Phillips, Chair.                                       
Signing to calendar: Senators Ellis, Cowdery, Therriault.                                           
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Alaska Court System                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SCR 26                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered SENATE CONCURRENT                                                    
RESOLUTION NO. 26 Relating to Avalanche Awareness Month.                                            
Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery,                                     
Halford, Therriault, Ellis.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The resolution is on today's calendar.                                                              
                                                                                                    
SCR 36                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered SENATE CONCURRENT                                                    
RESOLUTION NO. 36 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                     
Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill                                
No. 262, relating to accounting for and appropriations of receipts from                             
fees collected by the Department of Labor and Workforce                                             
Development for certain inspections and for certain plumbing and                                    
electrical worker certificates of fitness, establishing a building safety                           
account, and providing for an effective date. Signing to calendar:                                  
Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Halford, Ellis.                                          
                                                                                                    
The resolution is on today's calendar.                                                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        Introduction and Reference of                                            
                              Senate Resolutions                                                 
                                                                                                    
SCR 38                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 38 BY THE                                                          
SENATE RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                             
                                                                                                    
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                             
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                            
          concerning House Bill No. 389, relating to a                                              
          provision authorizing an exemption from and deferral                                      
          of municipal property taxes on certain types of                                           
          deteriorated property.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Rules Committee.                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                        Consideration of the Calendar                                            
                                                                                                    
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 205                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 205 "An Act relating to control of nuisance wild                                    
animals; and providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Torgerson, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                 
adoption of the Resources Committee Substitute offered on page 2534.                                
Senator Ellis objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                 
further objections, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 205(RES) 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:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSSB 205(RES)                                                                                       
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Phillips, Stevens, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                                                
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 205(RES) will be on the May 9                                                
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 239                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 239 "An Act relating to state employees who are                                     
called to active duty as reserve or auxiliary members of the armed                                  
forces of the United States; and providing for an effective date" was                               
read the second time.                                                                               
                                                                                                    

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Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Objections were heard.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 239                                                                                              
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens,                                  
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill advanced to third reading.                                                         
                                                                                                    
SENATE BILL NO. 239 was read the third time.                                                        
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 239 "An Act relating                                     
to state employees who are called to active duty as reserve or auxiliary                            
members of the armed forces of the United States; and providing for                                 
an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                    
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
SB 239                                                                                              
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, Phillips, Stevens,                                  
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 239 passed the Senate.                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                              
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    

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                        Second Reading of House Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 196                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 196(JUD) "An Act establishing a right of                                      
action for a legal separation; requiring a report about legal separations;                          
and amending Rule 42(a), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure" was read                                  
the second time.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
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:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 196(JUD)                                                                                       
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Phillips, Stevens, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                                 
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                                                
                                                                                                    
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 196(JUD) will be on the May 9 calendar.                                       
                                                                                                    
SCR 36                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36 was read the                                                    
second time and was before the Senate on final passage.                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                             
NO. 36 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                  
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 262,                                     
relating to accounting for and appropriations of receipts from fees                                 
collected by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development for                                  
certain inspections and for certain plumbing and electrical worker                                  
certificates of fitness, establishing a building safety account, and                                
providing for an effective date, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                               
with the following result:                                                                          

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SCR 36                                                                                              
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens,                                  
Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36 passed the                                              
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                           
                                                                                                    
HB 262                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 262 "An Act relating to accounting for and                                           
appropriations of receipts from fees collected by the Department of                                 
Labor and Workforce Development for certain inspections and for                                     
certain plumbing and electrical worker certificates of fitness;                                     
establishing a building safety account; and providing for an effective                              
date" was read the second time.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Phillips, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                  
adoption of the Rules Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                   
3227. Senator Ellis objected.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The question being, "Shall the Rules Senate Committee Substitute be                                 
adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                             
                                                                                                    
HB 262                                                                                              
Second Reading                                                                                      
Adopt Rules Senate Committee Substitute?                                                            
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Elton, Green, Halford,                                    
Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Therriault,                                        
Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, Lincoln, Taylor                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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and so, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 262(RLS) "An Act                                               
relating to the accounting for and appropriations of certain state                                  
program receipts; and providing for an effective date" (Title change                                
authorized by SCR 36) 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 HB 262(RLS)                                                                                     
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Phillips, Stevens, 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 HOUSE BILL NO. 262(RLS) will be on the May 9                                          
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Lincoln moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                     
from a call of the Senate for the remainder of today's calendar due to                              
illness. Without objection, Senator Lincoln was excused.                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 355                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 355(CRA) "An Act relating to the                                              
taxation of mobile telecommunications services by municipalities; and                               
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
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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CSHB 355(CRA)                                                                                       
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Phillips, Stevens, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Olson                                                          
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                                                
                                                                                                    
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 355(CRA) will be on the May 9 calendar.                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 362                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 362 "An Act extending the termination date of the                                    
Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar Association" was read the                                      
second time.                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Senator Phillips, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                  
adoption of the Rules Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                   
3228. Senator Donley objected.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Donley moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain from                                    
voting because of a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and                                 
Senator Donley was required to vote.                                                                
                                                                                                    
The question being, "Shall the Rules Senate Committee Substitute be                                 
adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                             
                                                                                                    
HB 362                                                                                              
Second Reading                                                                                      
Adopt Rules Senate Committee Substitute?                                                            
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Kelly,                                     
Olson, Stevens, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Wilken                                               
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Donley, Green, Halford, Leman, Phillips, Ward                                                
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                   
                                                                                                    

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and so, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 362(RLS) 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. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 362(RLS) was read the third                                            
time.                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Senator Taylor moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain from                                    
voting because of a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and                                 
Senator Taylor was required to vote.                                                                
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                             
362(RLS) "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                     
Governors of the Alaska Bar Association" pass the Senate?" The roll                                 
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS HB 362(RLS)                                                                                     
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Olson, Stevens, Taylor, Therriault,                                 
Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Phillips                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 362(RLS) passed the                                            
Senate.                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Ward gave notice of reconsideration.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                        Third Reading of Senate Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
SB 363                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 363(STA) "An Act relating to                                                 
communications and elections, to reporting of contributions and                                     
expenditures, and to campaign misconduct in the second degree;                                      
relating to disclosure by individuals of contributions to candidates; and                           
providing for an effective date" was read the third time.                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Therriault moved that the bill be returned to second reading                                
for the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No.                                   
1. Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Therriault offered Amendment No. 1:                                                         
                                                                                                    
Page 2, following line 9:                                                                           
 Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                 
   "* Sec. 4.  AS 15.13.040 is amended by adding a new subsection to                              
read:                                                                                               
       (j)  Every individual, person, nongroup entity, or group                                     
     contributing more than $500 to a group organized for the principal                             
     purpose of influencing the outcome of a proposition shall report                               
     the contribution or contributions on a form prescribed by the                                  
     commission not later than 30 days after the contribution that                                  
     requires the contributor to report under this subsection is made.                              
     The report must include the name, address, principal occupation,                               
     and employer of the individual filing the report and the amount of                             
     the contribution, as well as the total amount of contributions made                            
     to that group by that individual, person, nongroup entity, or group                            
     during the calendar year."                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                   
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 17:                                                                                    
 Delete "advertising"                                                                               
 Insert  "communication [ADVERTISING]"                                                          
                                                                                                    
Page 4, line 17, following "candidate":                                                             
 Insert  "or proposition, as that term is defined in AS 15.13.065(c)"                               
                                                                                                    

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Senator Therriault moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                       
Senator Ellis objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                 
further objections, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                    
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 363(STA) am was automatically in third                                       
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 363(STA)                                          
am "An Act relating to communications and elections, to reporting of                                
contributions and expenditures, and to campaign misconduct in the                                   
second degree; relating to disclosure by individuals of contributions to                            
candidates; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSSB 363(STA) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                   
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 363(STA) am passed the Senate.                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                              
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                         Third Reading of House Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 381                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 381 was read the third time.                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 381 "An Act relating to                                   
the crime of failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer; and                               
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                               
with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 381                                                                                              
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Green, Olson, Stevens, Taylor, Torgerson, Wilken                                  
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Halford, Hoffman,                                      
Kelly, Leman, Phillips, Therriault, Ward                                                            
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 381 failed.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Phillips gave notice of reconsideration.                                                    
                                                                                                    
                     Second Reading of Senate Resolutions                                        
                                                                                                    
SCR 26                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 26 was read the                                                    
second time and was before the Senate on final passage.                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                             
NO. 26 Relating to Avalanche Awareness Month, pass the Senate?"                                     
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
SCR 26                                                                                              
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                   
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 26 passed the                                              
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                           

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                                  Citations                                                      
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Ninilchik Wolverines Girls Basketball Team, 2001-2002                                    
Class 2A - 3Peat State Champions and Ninilchik Wolverines Boys                                      
Basketball Team                                                                                     
Senator(s) Torgerson, Leman, Ward, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln,                                       
Stevens, Green, Kelly, Therriault, Wilken, Elton, Davis, Austerman,                                 
Taylor, Cowdery                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Honoring - National Correctional Officers' Week, May 5 - 11, 2002                                   
Senator(s) Torgerson, Phillips, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Ellis,                                   
Stevens, Green, Kelly, Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis,                                     
Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Kaitlin Vadla                                                                            
Senator(s) Ward, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                  
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                 
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Holy Cross Elementary School, Best School Participation                                  
- September Campbell, Morgan Turner, Peter Demientieff, Best                                        
Alternative to Drinking Posters                                                                     
Senator(s) Lincoln, Ward, Halford, Hoffman, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                  
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                 
                                                                                                    
                                               th                                                   
Honoring - Glenn and Florence Sachs, 60 Wedding Anniversary                                         
Senator(s) Elton, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                 
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                        
Representative(s) Hudson, Kerttula                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Ann M. Tremarello                                                                        
Senator(s) Wilken, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                
Therriault, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                         
Representative(s) Hayes                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Shishmaref Northern Lights Boys Basketball Team,                                         
Winners of the 1A Boys State Basketball Championship                                                
Senator(s) Olson, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Ellis, Stevens, Green,                                 
Kelly, Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor,                                  
Cowdery                                                                                             
Representative(s) Joule                                                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Honoring - Dan Eide, Valdez High School Varsity Basketball Coach                                    
Representative(s) Harris                                                                            
Senator(s) Lincoln, Halford, Hoffman, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                        
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                 
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Sheila Gaddis                                                                            
Representative(s) Cissna                                                                            
Senator(s) Davis, Phillips, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Kelly,                              
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery, Ellis                                 
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Koahnic Broadcast Corporation                                                            
Representative(s) Morgan                                                                            
Senator(s) Lincoln, Halford, Hoffman, Ellis, Stevens, Kelly,                                        
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                 
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Alaska Resources Library & Information Services                                          
Representative(s) Kerttula, Porter, Hudson                                                          
Senator(s) Elton, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                 
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                        
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Doris B. Charles                                                                      
Senator(s) Lincoln, Halford, Hoffman, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                        
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                 
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Herman T. Jackson                                                                     
Senator(s) Lincoln, Halford, Hoffman, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                        
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                 
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Teddy Walter Northway                                                                 
Senator(s) Lincoln, Phillips, Halford, Hoffman, Ellis, Stevens, Green,                              
Kelly, Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor,                                  
Cowdery                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Ferdinand "Fred" Chiei, Jr.                                                           
Senator(s) Leman, Ward, Donley, Phillips, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln,                                
Stevens, Green, Kelly, Therriault, Wilken, Elton, Davis, Austerman,                                 
Taylor, Cowdery                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Robert "Bob" Resoff                                                                   
Senator(s) Leman, Ward, Donley, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln,                                          
Stevens, Green, Kelly, Therriault, Wilken, Elton, Davis, Austerman,                                 
Taylor, Cowdery                                                                                     
                                                                                                    

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In Memoriam - Robert Simon                                                                          
Representative(s) Kerttula, Hudson                                                                  
Senator(s) Elton, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                 
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                        
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Terry Pegues                                                                          
Representative(s) Kerttula, Hudson                                                                  
Senator(s) Elton, Phillips, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Green,                              
Kelly, Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Davis, Austerman, Taylor,                                         
Cowdery                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Professor David M. Hopkins, Ph.D.                                                     
Representative(s) Kerttula, Davies, Hudson                                                          
Senator(s) Elton, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                 
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                        
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Ms. Lenora Weaver                                                                     
Representative(s) Croft                                                                             
Senator(s) Ellis, Donley, Phillips, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens,                             
Green, Kelly, Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman,                                   
Taylor, Cowdery                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Marsha Marie Melton                                                                   
Representative(s) Ogan, Kerttula                                                                    
Senator(s) Green, Ward, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Kelly,                                  
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                 
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Esther Pinon                                                                          
Representative(s) Croft                                                                             
Senator(s) Ellis, Phillips, Donley, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens,                             
Green, Kelly, Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman,                                   
Taylor, Cowdery                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Eleanor June Smith                                                                    
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                          
Senator(s) Ward, Halford, Hoffman, Lincoln, Stevens, Green, Kelly,                                  
Therriault, Wilken, Leman, Elton, Davis, Austerman, Taylor, Cowdery                                 
                                                                                                    
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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                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 226                                                                                            
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 226                                                   
(FIN) am, which had been placed at the bottom of the calendar (page                                 
3222), was before the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SPONSOR                                              
SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 226 (FIN) am "An Act                                                 
relating to design of highway projects; and providing for an effective                              
date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                               
                                                                                                    
CSSSSB 226(FIN) am                                                                                  
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Green, Kelly,                                      
Leman, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward,                               
Wilken                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Elton, Halford, Hoffman                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                               
226 (FIN) am passed the Senate on reconsideration.                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                              
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                                 Engrossment                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 226                                                                                            
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                                       
226(FIN) am "An Act relating to design of highway projects; and                                     
providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President                             
and Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 239                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 239 "An Act relating to state employees who are                                     
called to active duty as reserve or auxiliary members of the armed                                  
forces of the United States; and providing for an effective date" was                               
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                 
the House for consideration.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
SB 363                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 363(STA) am "An Act relating to                                              
communications and elections, to reporting of contributions and                                     
expenditures, and to campaign misconduct in the second degree;                                      
relating to disclosure by individuals of contributions to candidates; and                           
providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President                             
and Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 364                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 364 "An Act relating to medical services under                                      
the state Medicaid program" was engrossed, signed by the President                                  
and Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                       
                                                                                                    
SCR 26                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 26 Relating to                                                     
Avalanche Awareness Month, was engrossed, signed by the President                                   
and Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SCR 36                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36 Suspending Rules                                                
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                      
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 262, relating to accounting for                              
and appropriations of receipts from fees collected by the Department                                
of Labor and Workforce Development for certain inspections and for                                  
certain plumbing and electrical worker certificates of fitness,                                     
establishing a building safety account, and providing for an effective                              
date, 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 11:00 a.m., May 9, 2002. Without                                         
objection, the Senate adjourned at 2:55 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                 Heidi Vogel                        
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                    May 2002                        

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                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
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                                   FINANCE                                                       
                                                                                                    
May 08        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
+= HB  58 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS                                                        
              <Listen Only Teleconference for HB 58>                                                
     HB  56 MINIMUM WAGE                                                                            
     HB 521 MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT AREAS                                                             
     HB 443 TATTOOING AND BODY PIERCING                                                             
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May 09        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
     HB 332 COUNCIL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE                                                            
     HB 296 MUNICIPAL MERGER AND CONSOLIDATION                                                      
     HB 239 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PILOT PROGRAM                                                      
     HB  53 SEISMIC HAZARDS SAFETY COMMISSION                                                       
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                     HEALTH, EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES                                         
                                                                                                    
May 08        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:00 PM                     
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              Confirmation Hearings                                                                 
                                                                                                    
May 09        Thursday                     Fahrenkamp 203             1:30 PM                     
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= SB 230 PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS FOR CHILDREN                                                            
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                                  JUDICIARY                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 08        Wednesday                             Beltz 211         3:00 PM                     
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+ HB 348 VIOLATION OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER                                                     
+ HB 350 TERRORISTIC  THREATS                                                                       
+ HB 180 YOUTH SERVICES: REGULATION & TASK FORCE                                                    
+ HB 501 UNCLAIMED PROPERTY & RESTITUTION                                                           
+ SB 235 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT                                                    
+ SB 271 MARINE AND RAIL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY                                                   
+ SJR 32 CONST. AM:MARINE/RAIL TRANSPORTATION FUND                                                  
     SB  87 SPECIAL ABSENTEE BALLOTS                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
+ HB 304 PERM. FUND INCOME/ DIVIDENDS/ FUNDS                                                        
                                                                                                    
May 10        Friday                                Beltz 211         1:30 PM                     
+ HB 317 STALKING & PROTECTIVE ORDERS                                                               
+ HB  27 HOME INSPECTORS/CONTRACTORS                                                                
+ HB 182 MOTOR VEHICLE SALES AND DEALERS                                                            
+ HB 393 SALES OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES                                                            
+ HB 489 CRUELTY TO ANIMALS                                                                         
+ HB 499 SUCCESSOR LIABILITY FOR PRODUCT LIABILITY                                                  
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                  
                                                                                                    
May 09        Thursday                              Beltz 211         1:30 PM                     
+= SB 320 MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE & REPAIRS                                                         
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                                  RESOURCES                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 08        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                     
+ SB 366 CHITINA DIP NET FISHERY PERMIT FEE                                                         
+ HB 287 EXEMPT ENTRY PERMITS FROM CREDITOR CLAIMS                                                  
+= HB 447 COM FISH & AGRICULTURE BANK INTEREST RATE                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
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                                    RULES                                                        
                                                                                                    
May 08        Wednesday                    Fahrenkamp 203             9:30 AM                     
     SB 252 EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM/BOARD                                                   
     SB 355 LET ME HELP ACCOUNT                                                                     
     SB 371 PERMIT EXEMPTION FOR MUNITIONS USE                                                      
     HB   4 MOTOR VEHICLES & DRUNK DRIVING                                                          
     HB  32 SEX CRIME AND PORNOGRAPHY FORFEITURES                                                   
     HB 225 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE TAX                                                                  
= HB 262 STATE PROGRAM RECEIPTS/ BLDG.SAFETY ACCT                                                   
     HB 274  WORKERS' COMP: HEARING/MEDICAL EXAM                                                    
     SCR 37 SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES FOR HB 274                                                        
     HB 286 FISHING PERMITS/ASSOCIATIONS/ASSESSMENTS                                                
     HB 344 INCREASE DRIVER'S LICENSE/PERMIT FEES                                                   
= HB 397 NO DRIVERS' LIC. FOR OFF HWY VEHICLES                                                      
     HB 421 WATER USE ACT PROCEDURES & RECORDS                                                      
     HB 504 WAGES FOR WORKERS IN FISHERIES                                                          
     HB 515 OPERATING BUDGET MISSIONS AND MEASURES                                                  
                                                                                                    
May 09        Thursday                     Fahrenkamp 203             9:30 AM                     
     SB  54 ALASKA VETERANS ADVISORY COUNCIL                                                        
     SB 247 REAPPROPRIATIONS & CAPITAL APPROPRIATIONS                                               
     SB 267 ALASKA VETERANS' MEM.ENDOWMENT FUND                                                     
= HB 389 MUNI TAX EXEMPTION: DETERIORATED PROPERTY                                                  
     SCR 38 SUSPEND UNIFORM RULES FOR HB 389                                                        
     HB 420 REPEAL SUNSET FOR TEMP WATER USE PERMITS                                                
                                                                                                    
May 09        Thursday                     Fahrenkamp 203                                         
              <Upon Recess>                                                                         
     SB 235 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT                                                 
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
                                                                                                    
May 10        Friday                       Fahrenkamp 203             9:30 AM                     
= SB 252 EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM/BOARD                                                      
     HB  56 MINIMUM WAGE                                                                            
     HB 162 ABSENCES UNDER LONGEVITY BONUS PROGRAM                                                  
     HB 209 PROGRAM FOR FORMER FOSTER CHILDREN                                                      
= HB 458 STATE EMPLOYEE PROBATIONARY PERIOD                                                         
     HB 526 DISCLOSURE BY ETHICS COMMITTEE MEMBERS                                                  
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                    
                                                                                                    
May 09        Thursday                              Beltz 211         3:30 PM                     
+ HB 303 INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX                                                                      
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May 09        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                     
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     HB 507 NAMING WEIGH STATION AND BIKE TRAIL                                                     
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                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEES ON HB 403 & HB 404                                      
                                                                                                    
May 08        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                     
= HB 403 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                       
= HB 404 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                               
                                                                                                    
May 09        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                     
= HB 403 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                       
= HB 404 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                               
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                          LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT                                             
                                                                                                    
May 10        Friday                     House Finance 519           12:00 PM                     
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                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                 
                                                                                                    
May 08        Wednesday                          Capitol 208          8:30 AM                     
              Information Technology Subcommittee