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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                   
                                                                                                    
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                              
                                                                                                    
                 TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE -- SECOND SESSION                                     
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                      Friday                      May 10, 2002                      
                                                                                                    
                         One Hundred Seventeenth Day                                             
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                 
Halford at 12:09 p.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                             
                                                                                                    
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Major Larry Fankhauser of                                   
The Salvation Army. Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous                                       
consent that the prayer be spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                            
                                                                                                    
          Good Morning Lord. Thank You for the rain and the                                         
          refreshment it gives to the land. Thank You for                                           
             another day to serve the peoples of our communities.                                  
                                                                                                    
          As we come to these last few days of this session                                         
          there are many problems that face us Lord, but I                                          
          thank You that as we look to You, we can know that                                        
          each Senator here has been matched to this hour.                                          
          May each of them resolve, with Your helping, to be                                        
          part of the answer and not part of the problem.                                           
                                                                                                    
          For Your faithfulness in hearing our prayer, I thank                                      
 You.                                                                   Amen.                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Olson led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Certification                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                    
for the one hundred sixteenth legislative day be approved as certified                              
by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                             
                                                                                                    

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                           Messages from the House                                               
                                                                                                    
Message dated May 9 was read, stating:                                                              
                                                                                                    
The House of Representatives respectfully invites the Senate to a Joint                             
Session of the Twenty-second Alaska Legislature at 6:00 p.m. on                                     
Monday, May 13 to take up confirmation of appointees.                                               
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
accept the House invitation to meet in Joint Session. Senator Taylor                                
objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no further                                       
objections, the Senate accepted the House invitation to meet in Joint                               
Session.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 299                                                                                            
Message dated May 9 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 299(FIN) "An Act                                                   
          relating to the establishment of an additional                                            
          southcentral panel to the Alaska Workers'                                                 
          Compensation Board and to appointments to that                                            
          panel; and providing for an effective date."                                              
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
SCR 33                                                                                            
Message dated May 9 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33                                           
          Relating to Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.                                               
                                                                                                    
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                        
                                                                                                    
HB 375                                                                                            
Message dated May 9 was read, stating the House concurred in the                                    
Senate amendment to HOUSE BILL NO. 375 am, thus adopting:                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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          SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 375(JUD)                                                     
          "An Act making corrective amendments to the                                               
          Alaska Statutes as recommended by the revisor of                                          
          statutes; and providing for an effective date."                                           
                                                                                                    
Message dated May 9 was read, stating the House passed and                                          
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 510                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 510 BY THE HOUSE TRANSPORTATION                                                      
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to the regulation of commercial                                          
          motor vehicles to avoid loss or withholding of federal                                    
          highway money, and to out-of-service orders                                               
          concerning commercial motor vehicles; amending                                            
          Rule 43.1, Alaska Rules of Administration; and                                            
          providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation Committee.                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                               Concur Messages                                                   
                                                                                                    
SJR 41                                                                                            
Message dated May 9 was read, stating the House passed and returned                                 
for consideration SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 41 with the                                           
following amendment:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 41 am H                                                       
          Relating to reconstruction and paving of the Alaska                                       
          Highway.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
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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SJR 41 am H                                                                                         
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                
Amendment to SJR 41?                                                                                
                                                                                                    
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                                  
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 41 am H Relating to                                                     
reconstruction and paving of the Alaska Highway.                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Communications                                                   
                                                                                                    
The following reports are on file in the Office of the Secretary of the                             
Senate:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
State of Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct, 2001 Annual Report                                  
from Marla N. Greenstein, Executive Director                                                        
in accordance with Alaska Constitution art. IV, sec. 9                                              
                                                                                                    
State of Alaska, Department of Public Safety, Violent Crimes                                        
Compensation Board, Twenty-eighth Annual Report, 2001                                               
from Leslie D. B. Wheeler, Chairperson                                                              
in accordance with AS 18.67.170                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Standing Committee Reports                                             
                                                                                                    
Reports dated May 7 were read, stating:                                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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In accordance with AS 39.05.080 and without recommendations, the                                    
Senate Health, Education and Social Services Committee reviewed the                                 
following and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a joint                                   
session for consideration:                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Commissioner - Department of Health and Social Services                                           
 Jay Livey - Juneau                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Board of Dental Examiners                                                                         
 Dr. Robert J. Allen - Bethel                                                                       
 Dr. William L. Gerace - Anchorage                                                                  
 Dr. Rebecca Neslund - Kodiak                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Board of Dispensing Opticians                                                                     
 David Matthews, Jr. - Kotzebue                                                                     
 James D. Rothmeyer - Fairbanks                                                                     
 Cindy Tidd - Wasilla                                                                               
                                                                                                    
State Board of Education and Early Development                                                    
 Roger Chan - Anchorage                                                                             
 Sally Rue - Juneau                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Board of Marital and Family Therapy                                                               
 Larry Holman - Anchorage                                                                           
 Bill Platte - Juneau                                                                               
                                                                                                    
State Medical Board                                                                               
 Dr. Allan G. Schlicht - Juneau                                                                     
 Thomas H. Wilson - Fairbanks                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Board of Trustees                                            
  Phil A. Younker, Sr. - Fairbanks                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives                                                          
  Martha J. Falkar Linden - Anchorage                                                               
                                                                                                    
Board of Nursing                                                                                  
 Dr. Nancy L. Sanders - Anchorage                                                                   
 Barbara Berner - Anchorage                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Board of Examiners in Optometry                                                                   
 Dr. Erik D. Christianson - Ketchikan                                                               

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Board of Pharmacy                                                                                 
 Gerry Knasiak - Ketchikan                                                                          
 Laura Lee Nelson - Juneau                                                                          
 Margaret Soden - Anchorage                                                                         
                                                                                                    
State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board                                             
 Sundi M. Hondl - Wasilla                                                                           
 Laura McDonough - Anchorage                                                                        
 Linda Newman - Juneau                                                                              
 Dr. George D. Rhyneer - Anchorage                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Board of Professional Counselors                                                                  
 Janet McGillivary - Anchorage                                                                      
 Dr. Allan A. Morotti - Fairbanks                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Professional Teaching Practices Commission                                                        
 Steven Beardsley - Anchorage                                                                       
 Vickie L. McCubbin - Anchorage                                                                     
 Dr. Donna Peterson - Soldotna                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Board of Psychologist and Psychological Associate Examiners                                       
 Dr. Carey S. Edney - Anchorage                                                                     
                                                                                                    
University of Alaska Board of Regents                                                             
 Mark Begich - Anchorage                                                                            
 Joseph Hardenbrook - Fairbanks                                                                     
 Commissioner Marlene A. Johnson - Juneau                                                           
                                                                                                    
Board of Social Work Examiners                                                                    
 Lorraine M. Jaeger-Kirsch - Douglas                                                                
 Denny Patella - Anchorage                                                                          
 Sammye Pokryfki - Wasilla                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Signing the reports: Senator Green, Chair, Senators Leman, Ward,                                    
Wilken, Davis.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 53                                                                                             
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
53(STA) "An Act establishing the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety                                      
Commission." Signing do pass: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senators                                      
Austerman, Leman. Signing do not pass: Senator Donley, Cochair.                                     
Signing no recommendation: Senators Green, Olson, Wilken, Ward.                                     

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 3, Office of the Governor                                                          
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 212                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                        
212(L&C) "An Act requiring a subcontractor to obtain workers'                                       
compensation insurance covering the subcontractor and the                                           
subcontractor's employees and establishing responsibility of a                                      
contractor for obtaining workers' compensation coverage for the                                     
subcontractor and the subcontractor's employees if the subcontractor                                
fails to obtain workers' compensation coverage; and providing for an                                
effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                 
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
              212(STA) "An Act relating to workers' compensation                                   
          insurance; and providing for an effective date."                                          
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Therriault, Chair, Senators                                      
Phillips, Stevens. Signing do pass: Senator Davis.                                                  
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Labor and Workforce                                         
  Development                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                   
                                                                                                    
HB 285                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 285 "An                                       
Act adding a second verse to the official Alaska state song." Signing                               
do not pass: Senator Therriault, Chair. Signing do pass: Senators                                   
Stevens, Davis. Signing no recommendation: Senator Phillips.                                        
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, University of Alaska                                                      
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 296                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
296(CRA) "An Act relating to mergers and consolidations of                                          
municipalities" and recommended the adoption of the Judiciary Senate                                
Committee Substitute offered on page 3101.                                                          
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senators Green,                                  
Olson, Wilken, Leman, Ward. Signing do not pass: Senator Donley,                                    
Cochair. Signing do pass: Senator Austerman.                                                        
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Community and Economic                                      
  Development                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 303                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee considered 2d CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                         
NO. 303(RLS) "An Act relating to taxation of individual income; and                                 
providing for an effective date." Signing do not pass: Senator                                      
Therriault, Chair, Senator Stevens. Signing amend: Senator Davis.                                   
Signing do not pass ever: Senator Phillips.                                                         
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Revenue                                                           
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 332                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
332(FIN) "An Act extending the termination date of the Council on                                   
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; relating to the council's duties;                             
placing the executive director and staff of the council in the exempt                               
service; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it be                                 
replaced with                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          332(FIN)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Signing do pass: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senators Green, Wilken,                                    
Ward, Leman. Signing no recommendation: Senator Donley, Cochair,                                    
Senators Austerman, Hoffman, Olson.                                                                 
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Public Safety                                                     
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Public Safety                                                     
 Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Public Safety                                                     
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 521                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
521(CRA) "An Act relating to municipal improvement areas" and                                       
recommended it be replaced with                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          521(FIN)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senators Green,                                  
Hoffman, Olson, Wilken. Signing do pass: Senator Leman.                                             
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Community and Economic                                      
  Development                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 252                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 252 "An Act                                          
renaming the Alaska Human Resource Investment Council as the                                        
Alaska Workforce Investment Board and relating to its membership;                                   
repealing the termination date of the state training and employment                                 
program; relating to employment and training activities; and providing                              
for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                          
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 252(RLS) "An Act                                                   
          renaming the Alaska Human Resource Investment                                             
          Council as the Alaska Workforce Investment Board                                          
          and relating to its membership; relating to repayment                                     

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          on promissory notes for work-related items paid for                                       
          by grant programs; extending the termination date of                                      
          the state training and employment program; relating                                       
          to employment and training activities; and providing                                      
          for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Therriault, Ellis.                           
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Labor and Workforce                                               
  Development                                                                                       
 Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Labor and Workforce                                               
  Development                                                                                       
 Fiscal Note No. 6, Department of Labor and Workforce                                               
  Development                                                                                       
 Fiscal Note No. 7, Department of Labor and Workforce                                               
  Development                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 280                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 280 "An Act                                          
permitting grants to certain regulated public utilities for water quality                           
enhancement projects and water, wastewater, and solid waste                                         
systems." Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators                                    
Cowdery, Therriault. Signing under other recommendations: Senator                                   
Halford.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 355                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 355 "An Act                                          
establishing an account in the general fund to receive general gifts,                               
donations, and bequests to the State of Alaska." Signing under other                                
recommendations: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senator Ellis. Signing to                                 
calendar: Senators Cowdery, Therriault.                                                             
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 307                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 307 "An Act                                           
delaying to June 30, 2007, the last date by which hydrocarbon                                       
exploration geophysical work must be performed or drilling of a                                     
stratigraphic test well or exploratory well must be completed in order                              
for a person to qualify for an exploration incentive credit." Signing to                            
calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Halford,                                       
Therriault.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 331                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
331(STA) "An Act relating to appointment of persons to positions that                               
require confirmation by the legislature; and providing for an effective                             
date." Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Halford,                              
Cowdery, Therriault.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 352                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
352(HES) am "An Act extending the dates for assignment of                                           
performance designations of public schools and the dates for reports                                
and monitoring based on those designations; and providing for an                                    
effective date." Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators                             
Cowdery, Halford, Therriault.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 402                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
402(FIN) "An Act relating to diversion payments, wage subsidies,                                    
cash assistance, and self-sufficiency services provided under the                                   
Alaska temporary assistance program; relating to the food stamp                                     
program; relating to child support cases that include persons who                                   
receive cash assistance or self-sufficiency services under the Alaska                               
temporary assistance program; and providing for an effective date."                                 
Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Halford,                                     
Cowdery, Therriault.                                                                                

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The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 405                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 405 "An Act                                           
relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses committed on or                                    
against ferries and other watercraft owned or operated by the state; and                            
providing for an effective date." Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips,                            
Chair, Senators Cowdery, Halford, Therriault.                                                       
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 438                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
438(STA) "An Act relating to motor vehicle registration plates for                                  
disabled veterans; and providing for an effective date." Signing to                                 
calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Halford,                                       
Therriault.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 444                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 444 "An Act                                           
relating to buildings covered under the Alaska public building fund;                                
and providing for an effective date." Signing to calendar: Senator                                  
Phillips, Chair, Senator Cowdery. Signing under other                                               
recommendations: Senator Therriault.                                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 455                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
455(CRA) "An Act relating to the assessment of certain agricultural                                 
land for purposes of municipal taxation; and providing for an effective                             
date." Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery,                              
Halford, Therriault.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 462                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
462(RES) "An Act relating to the release of certain confidential                                    
records and reports concerning fishing, fish buying, or fish processing;                            
and providing for an effective date." Signing to calendar: Senator                                  
Phillips, Chair, Senators Halford, Cowdery. Signing under other                                     
recommendations: Senator Therriault.                                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 508                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                
508(RLS) "An Act relating to results of testing for paralytic shellfish                             
poisoning and to participation of the Department of Environmental                                   
Conservation in the development of operating plans of qualified                                     
regional dive fishery development associations." Signing to calendar:                               
Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Halford, Therriault.                                     
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SCR 35                                                                                            
The Rules Committee considered SENATE CONCURRENT                                                    
RESOLUTION NO. 35 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                     
Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill                                
No. 405, relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses. Signing to                               
calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Halford,                                       
Therriault.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The resolution is on today's calendar.                                                              
                                                                                                    
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                            
                                                                                                    
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 252                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 252 "An Act renaming the Alaska Human                                               
Resource Investment Council as the Alaska Workforce Investment                                      
Board and relating to its membership; repealing the termination date of                             
the state training and employment program; relating to employment                                   
and training activities; and providing for an effective date" was read                              
the second time.                                                                                    

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Senator Phillips, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                  
adoption of the Rules Committee Substitute offered on page 3293.                                    
Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 252 (RLS) "An Act                                         
renaming the Alaska Human Resource Investment Council as the                                        
Alaska Workforce Investment Board and relating to its membership;                                   
relating to repayment on promissory notes for work-related items paid                               
for by grant programs; extending the termination date of the state                                  
training and employment program; relating to employment and                                         
training activities; and providing for an effective date" 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.                                                      
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 252(RLS) was read the third time.                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 252(RLS)                                          
"An Act renaming the Alaska Human Resource Investment Council as                                    
the Alaska Workforce Investment Board and relating to its                                           
membership; relating to repayment on promissory notes for work-                                     
related items paid for by grant programs; extending the termination                                 
date of the state training and employment program; relating to                                      
employment and training activities; and providing for an effective                                  
date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                               
                                                                                                    
CSSB 252(RLS)                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Dates                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford,                                      
Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                   
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Cowdery                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 252(RLS) passed the Senate.                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                             
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
SB 280                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 280 "An Act permitting grants to certain                                            
regulated public utilities for water quality enhancement projects and                               
water, wastewater, and solid waste systems" was read the second time.                               
                                                                                                    
Senator Torgerson, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                 
adoption of the Resources Committee Substitute offered on page 2471.                                
Senator Ellis objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                 
further objections, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 280(RES) "An Act                                         
permitting grants to certain regulated public utilities for water quality                           
enhancement projects and water supply and wastewater systems" 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 280(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. 280(RES) will be on the May 11                                               
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SB 355                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 355 "An Act establishing an account in the                                          
general fund to receive general gifts, donations, and bequests to the                               
State of Alaska" was read the second time.                                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Senator Ellis objected.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 355                                                                                              
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 BILL NO. 355 will be on the May 11 calendar.                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 307                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 307 "An Act delaying to June 30, 2007, the last                                      
date by which hydrocarbon exploration geophysical work must be                                      
performed or drilling of a stratigraphic test well or exploratory well                              
must be completed in order for a person to qualify for an exploration                               
incentive credit" 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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HB 307                                                                                              
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.                                                
                                                                                                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 307 will be on the May 11 calendar.                                                  
                                                                                                    
HB 331                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 331(STA) "An Act relating to                                                  
appointment of persons to positions that require confirmation by the                                
legislature; 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:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 331(STA)                                                                                       
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. 331(STA) will be on the May 11                                                
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 352                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 352(HES) am "An Act extending the                                             
dates for assignment of performance designations of public schools                                  
and the dates for reports and monitoring based on those designations;                               
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 Taylor                               
objected.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 352(HES) am                                                                                    
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens,                                  
Therriault, Torgerson, Wilken                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Taylor, Ward                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill advanced to third reading.                                                         
                                                                                                    
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 352(HES) am was read the third time.                                          
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 352(HES) am                                        
"An Act extending the dates for assignment of performance                                           
designations of public schools and the dates for reports and monitoring                             
based on those designations; and providing for an effective date" pass                              
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
CSHB 352(HES) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens,                                  
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Taylor                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 352(HES) 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.                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Taylor gave notice of reconsideration.                                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 402                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 402(FIN) "An Act relating to diversion                                        
payments, wage subsidies, cash assistance, and self-sufficiency                                     
services provided under the Alaska temporary assistance program;                                    
relating to the food stamp program; relating to child support cases that                            
include persons who receive cash assistance or self-sufficiency                                     
services under the Alaska temporary assistance program; and                                         
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                     
adoption of the Health, Education and Social Services Senate                                        
Committee Substitute offered on page 2730. Without objection,                                       
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 402(HES) 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 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 402(HES) was read                                               
the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                          
NO. 402(HES) "An Act relating to diversion payments, wage                                           
subsidies, cash assistance, and self-sufficiency services provided under                            
the Alaska temporary assistance program; relating to the food stamp                                 
program; relating to child support cases that include persons who                                   

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receive cash assistance or self-sufficiency services under the Alaska                               
temporary assistance program; and providing for an effective date"                                  
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                     
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 402(HES)                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
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                                                         
                                                                                                    
Kelly changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                                                  
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 402(HES)                                                
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                                
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                             
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
SCR 35                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 was read the                                                    
second time and was before the Senate on final passage.                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                             
NO. 35 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                  
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 405,                                     
relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses, pass the Senate?" The                             
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SCR 35                                                                                              
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                                                         
                                                                                                    

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and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 passed the                                              
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                           
                                                                                                    
HB 405                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 405 "An Act relating to the prosecution of                                           
criminal offenses committed on or against ferries and other watercraft                              
owned or operated by the state; and providing for an effective date"                                
was read the second time.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Taylor, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                    
adoption of the Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                               
2948. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                               
405(JUD) "An Act relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses                                   
committed on or against aircraft owned or operated by the state or                                  
ferries and other watercraft owned or operated by the state; and                                    
providing for an effective date" (Title change authorized by SCR 35)                                
was adopted and read the second time.                                                               
                                                                                                    
Senators Leman, Donley, Taylor, Elton, Cowdery moved and asked                                      
unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without                                
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 405(JUD) was read the third                                            
time.                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                             
405(JUD) "An Act relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses                                   
committed on or against aircraft owned or operated by the state or                                  
ferries and other watercraft owned or operated by the state; and                                    
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                               
with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                    
SCS HB 405(JUD)                                                                                     
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   

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Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                 
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kelly                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 405 (JUD) 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.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                    Recess                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                               
recessed at 1:02 p.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 2:14 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                  Second Reading of House Bills (continued)                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 438                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 438(STA) "An Act relating to motor                                            
vehicle registration plates for disabled veterans; 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. Without                                      
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 438(STA) was read the third time.                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senators Phillips, Taylor, Leman, Ellis, Ward, Cowdery, Austerman,                                  
Therriault, Donley, Wilken, Lincoln, Kelly, Stevens moved and asked                                 
unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without                                
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 438(STA)                                           
"An Act relating to motor vehicle registration plates for disabled                                  
veterans; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                                
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 438(STA)                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                   
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Hoffman                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 438(STA) 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 signed by                             
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 444                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 444 "An Act relating to buildings covered under                                      
the Alaska public building fund; 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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HB 444                                                                                              
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Phillips, Stevens, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Lincoln, Olson                                                          
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Hoffman                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                                                
                                                                                                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 444 will be on the May 11 calendar.                                                  
                                                                                                    
HB 455                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 455(CRA) "An Act relating to the                                              
assessment of certain agricultural land for purposes of municipal                                   
taxation; 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:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 455(CRA)                                                                                       
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. 455(CRA) will be on the May 11                                                
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    

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HB 462                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 462(RES) "An Act relating to the release                                      
of certain confidential records and reports concerning fishing, fish                                
buying, or fish processing; 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. Without                                      
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 462(RES) was read the third time.                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 462(RES) "An                                       
Act relating to the release of certain confidential records and reports                             
concerning fishing, fish buying, or fish processing; and providing for                              
an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                    
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
CSHB 462(RES)                                                                                       
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, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 462(RES) 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 signed by                             
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 508                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 508(RLS) "An Act relating to results of                                       
testing for paralytic shellfish poisoning and to participation of the                               
Department of Environmental Conservation in the development of                                      
operating plans of qualified regional dive fishery development                                      
associations" was read the second time.                                                             

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Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                      
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 508(RLS) was read the third time.                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 508(RLS) "An                                       
Act relating to results of testing for paralytic shellfish poisoning and to                         
participation of the Department of Environmental Conservation in the                                
development of operating plans of qualified regional dive fishery                                   
development associations" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                 
the following result:                                                                               
                                                                                                    
CSHB 508(RLS)                                                                                       
Third 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, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 508(RLS) passed the Senate, was                                       
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        Third Reading of Senate Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
SB 247                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 247(FIN) am was read the third time.                                         
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 247(FIN) am                                       
"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" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                               
with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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CSSB 247(FIN) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Dates                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
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, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 247(FIN) 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                                
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved that the constitutional budget reserve fund                                     
section(s) be adopted. Senator Ellis objected.                                                      
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the constitutional budget reserve fund                                   
section(s) (Article IX, Section 17(c) Constitution of the State of                                  
Alaska) be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                  
                                                                                                    
CSSB 247(FIN) am                                                                                    
Adopt Constitutional Budget                                                                         
Reserve Fund Section(s)?                                                                            
                                                                                                    
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 constitutional budget reserve fund section(s) failed to be                              
adopted.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SB 369                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 369(RLS) was read the third time.                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 369(RLS)                                          
"An Act relating to trusts, including trust protectors, trustee advisors,                           
and transfers of trust interests, and to creditors' claims against property                         
subject to a power of appointment; and providing for an effective date"                             
 pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                    
                                                                                                    
CSSB 369(RLS)                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                 
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kelly                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Olson changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                                                  
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 369(RLS) passed the Senate.                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                              
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
SB 370                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 370(STA) was read the third time.                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 370(STA)                                          
"An Act establishing procedures relating to constitutional                                          
conventions" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                
result:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
CSSB 370(STA)                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Leman, Lincoln, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                        
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kelly, Olson                                                                               
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 370(STA) passed the Senate and                                       
was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 371                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 371(RES) "An Act exempting the use of                                        
munitions in certain areas from a waste disposal permit requirement of                              
the Department of Environmental Conservation" 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 1, line 2, following "Department of Environmental                                            
Conservation":                                                                                    
 Insert "; relating to general or nationwide permits under the                                    
Alaska coastal management program and to authorizations and                                       
permits issued by the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation                                             
Commission; and providing for an effective date"                                                  
                                                                                                    
Page 1, following line 7:                                                                           
 Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                 
   "* Sec. 2.  AS 46.40.096 is amended by adding a new subsection to                              
read:                                                                                               
 (h)  The reviewing entity may exclude from the consistency                                         
review and determination process for a project                                                      
      (1)  an activity that is authorized under a general or                                        
     nationwide permit that has previously been determined to be                                    
     consistent with the applicable coastal management programs;                                    
      (2)  the issuance of an authorization or permit issued by the                                 
     Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.                                                    
   * Sec. 3.  The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                             
adding a new section to read:                                                                       

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 RETROACTIVITY.  Section 2 of this Act is retroactive to                                            
August 1, 1998.                                                                                     
   * Sec. 4.  This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c)."                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Therriault moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                       
Senator Ellis objected.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSB 371(RES)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Green, Halford,                                           
Hoffman, Leman, Lincoln, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor, Therriault,                                     
Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, Elton                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kelly, Olson                                                                               
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 371(RES) am was automatically in third                                       
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 371(RES)                                          
am "An Act exempting the use of munitions in certain areas from a                                   
waste disposal permit requirement of the Department of                                              
Environmental Conservation; relating to general or nationwide permits                               
under the Alaska coastal management program and to authorizations                                   
and permits issued by the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation                                           
Commission; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?"                                  
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
CSSB 371(RES) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    

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Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Green, Halford,                                           
Hoffman, Leman, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson,                                   
Ward, Wilken                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, Elton, Lincoln                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kelly, Olson                                                                               
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 371(RES) am passed the Senate.                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                         Third Reading of House Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 243                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 243(JUD) was read the third time.                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 243(JUD) "An                                       
Act relating to sexual assault or abuse of a minor" pass the Senate?"                               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
CSHB 243(JUD)                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Hoffman, Leman, Lincoln, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                        
Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kelly, Olson                                                                               
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 243(JUD) passed the Senate, was                                       
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                                  Citations                                                      
                                                                                                    
Honoring - The Dedicated Volunteers of the Chugiak Volunteer Fire                                   
Department                                                                                          
Senator(s) Halford, Phillips, Donley, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman,                                    
Ellis, Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
Representative(s) Dyson, Kott                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Honoring - George and Peggy Brown                                                                   
Senator(s) Phillips, Ward, Halford, Donley, Cowdery, Austerman,                                     
Leman, Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Norm Wooten, The 2002 United States Coast Guard                                          
Civilian Employee of the Year                                                                       
Senator(s) Austerman, Halford, Cowdery, Leman, Ellis, Wilken,                                       
Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens, Therriault,                                   
Hoffman                                                                                             
Representative(s) Stevens                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Karen Perdue                                                                             
Representative(s) Hayes                                                                             
Senator(s) Wilken, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman, Ellis,                                       
Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Olson, Stevens, Therriault,                                   
Hoffman                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Denise Greene-Wilkinson, as Alaska's Small School                                        
Principal of the Year                                                                               
Representative(s) Kott                                                                              
Senator(s) Phillips, Halford, Donley, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman,                                    
Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                       
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Honoring - The City of Seward                                                                       
Representative(s) Lancaster                                                                         
Senator(s) Torgerson, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman, Ellis,                                    
Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                       
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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In Memoriam - Daniel (Danny) Richard Baines                                                         
Senator(s) Taylor, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman, Wilken,                                      
Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Kelly, Green, Stevens, Therriault, Hoffman                                   
Representative(s) Wilson                                                                            
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Elsie May Handley                                                                     
Representative(s) Chenault, Kohring, Lancaster                                                      
Senator(s) Ward, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman, Wilken,                                        
Elton, Torgerson, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                    
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Darris Allen "Al" Cress, Sr.                                                          
Representative(s) Chenault, Lancaster                                                               
Senator(s) Ward, Torgerson, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman,                                     
Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                       
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Andrew Benson Reeve                                                                   
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                          
Senator(s) Ward, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman, Wilken,                                        
Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens, Therriault,                                   
Hoffman                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Edwin Hanke                                                                           
Representative(s) Chenault, Lancaster                                                               
Senator(s) Ward, Torgerson, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman,                                     
Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                       
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Marc Odell Zerbe                                                                      
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                          
Senator(s) Ward, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman, Wilken,                                        
Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens, Therriault,                                   
Hoffman                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Maria Lee Thibodeau                                                                   
Representative(s) Chenault, Lancaster                                                               
Senator(s) Ward, Torgerson, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman,                                     
Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                       
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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In Memoriam - Shelby E. Johnson                                                                     
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                          
Senator(s) Ward, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman, Wilken,                                        
Elton, Davis, Torgerson, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                    
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Donald Zimmerman III                                                                  
Representative(s) Kott                                                                              
Senator(s) Phillips, Halford, Donley, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman,                                    
Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                       
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - William L. Crouse                                                                     
Representative(s) Kott                                                                              
Senator(s) Phillips, Halford, Donley, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman,                                    
Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens,                                       
Therriault, Hoffman                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Dora Sweeney                                                                          
Representative(s) Kerttula, Hudson                                                                  
Senator(s) Elton, Halford, Cowdery, Austerman, Leman, Wilken,                                       
Davis, Lincoln, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens, Therriault, Hoffman                                  
                                                                                                    
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.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                             Unfinished Business                                                 
                                                                                                    
HB 252                                                                                            
Senator Green, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                    
Health, Education and Social Services Committee referral be waived                                  
on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(RLS) "An Act relating to the                                           
construction of certain statutes relating to children; relating to the                              
scope of duty and standard of care for persons who provide services to                              
certain children and families; relating to civil liability for damages to                           
certain children and their families resulting from failure to comply                                
with certain statutes; relating to intensive family preservation services;                          
and providing for an effective date." Without objection, the bill was                               
referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                

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SB 1                                                                                              
Senator Green, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                    
Health, Education and Social Services Committee referral be waived                                  
on SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 1 "An Act                                                 
relating to the base student allocation used in the formula for state                               
funding of public education; and providing for an effective date."                                  
Without objection, the bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                  
                                                                                                    
Senators Lincoln, Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                   
shown as cosponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                              
                                                                                                    
SB 317                                                                                            
Senator Kelly, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                  
Finance Committee referral be waived on SENATE BILL NO. 317                                         
"An Act relating to the national forest income program in the                                       
Department of Community and Economic Development and to the                                         
authority of the department to adopt regulations; and providing for an                              
effective date." Without objection, the bill was referred to the Rules                              
Committee.                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
SB 371                                                                                            
Senator Therriault moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                       
reconsideration on CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 371(RES) am "An                                           
Act exempting the use of munitions in certain areas from a waste                                    
disposal permit requirement of the Department of Environmental                                      
Conservation; relating to general or nationwide permits under the                                   
Alaska coastal management program and to authorizations and permits                                 
issued by the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission; and                                       
providing for an effective date" be taken up on the same legislative                                
day. Senator Ellis objected. Senator Therriault moved and asked                                     
unanimous consent to withdraw his motion. Without objection, it was                                 
so ordered.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
SB 205                                                                                            
The reconsideration on CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 205(RES) "An                                          
Act relating to control of nuisance wild animals; and providing for an                              
effective date" was not taken up this legislative day and the bill was                              
referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                          
                                                                                                    

2002-05-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3320
HB 196                                                                                            
The reconsideration on 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 not taken up this legislative day and the bill                              
was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                
                                                                                                    
HB 262                                                                                            
The reconsideration on 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" was                            
not taken up this legislative day and the bill was referred to the                                  
Secretary for engrossment.                                                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 306                                                                                            
The reconsideration on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 306(L&C) "An                                           
Act authorizing the Department of Community and Economic                                            
Development to issue permits to certain agencies to purchase, possess,                              
and use certain drugs for euthanizing domestic animals" was not taken                               
up this legislative day and the bill was signed by the President and                                
Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                    
HB 358                                                                                            
The reconsideration on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 358(CRA) "An                                           
Act relating to an optional exemption from municipal property taxes                                 
for certain land from which timber is harvested and for certain                                     
improvements used in or necessary to the harvest of timber; and                                     
providing for an effective date" was not taken up this legislative day                              
and the bill was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to                              
the House.                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 362                                                                                            
The reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                 
362(RLS) "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                     
Governors of the Alaska Bar Association" was not taken up this                                      
legislative day and the bill was referred to the Secretary for                                      
engrossment.                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2002-05-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3321
                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Engrossment                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 205                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 205(RES) "An Act relating to control of                                      
nuisance wild animals; and providing for an effective date" was                                     
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                 
the House for consideration.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
SB 252                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 252(RLS) "An Act renaming the Alaska                                         
Human Resource Investment Council as the Alaska Workforce                                           
Investment Board and relating to its membership; relating to                                        
repayment on promissory notes for work-related items paid for by                                    
grant programs; extending the termination date of the state training                                
and employment program; relating to employment and training                                         
activities; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed                              
by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                     
consideration.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 369                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 369(RLS) "An Act relating to trusts,                                         
including trust protectors, trustee advisors, and transfers of trust                                
interests, and to creditors' claims against property subject to a power of                          
appointment; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed,                                    
signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                              
consideration.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 370                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 370(STA) "An Act establishing                                                
procedures relating to constitutional conventions" was engrossed,                                   
signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                              
consideration.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2002-05-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3322
HB 262                                                                                            
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" was engrossed, signed by the                                   
President and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                
                                                                                                    
HB 362                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 362(RLS) "An Act extending                                             
the termination date of the Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar                                    
Association" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and                               
returned to the House for consideration.                                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 402                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 402(HES) "An Act                                                
relating to diversion payments, wage subsidies, cash assistance, and                                
self-sufficiency services provided under the Alaska temporary                                       
assistance program; relating to the food stamp program; relating to                                 
child support cases that include persons who receive cash assistance or                             
self-sufficiency services under the Alaska temporary assistance                                     
program; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed                                 
by the President and Secretary and returned to the House for                                        
consideration.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 405                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 405(JUD) "An Act relating to                                           
the prosecution of criminal offenses committed on or against aircraft                               
owned or operated by the state or ferries and other watercraft owned or                             
operated by the state; and providing for an effective date" (Title                                  
change authorized by SCR 35) was engrossed, signed by the President                                 
and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                          
                                                                                                    
SCR 35                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 Suspending Rules                                                
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                      
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 405, relating to the prosecution                             
of criminal offenses, was engrossed, signed by the President and                                    
Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2002-05-10                     Senate Journal                      Page 3323
                                 Adjournment                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
stand in adjournment until 12:30 p.m., May 11, 2002. Without                                        
objection, the Senate adjourned at 3:38 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                 Heidi Vogel                        
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                    May 2002                        

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                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                 
+ indicates teleconference                                                                          
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                   FINANCE                                                       
                                                                                                    
May 10        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
     SB  55 PIONEERS' AND VETERANS' HOME/ADVISORY BD                                                
     HB 447 COM FISH & AGRICULTURE BANK INTEREST RATE                                               
     HB 350 TERRORISTIC  THREATS                                                                    
     HB 287 EXEMPT ENTRY PERMITS FROM CREDITOR CLAIMS                                               
     HB 471 AIDEA LOANS AND DIVIDEND                                                                
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
              -- Teleconference Upon Request --                                                     
                                                                                                    
May 10        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                     
     SB 372 TRANSPORTATION BONDS                                                                    
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
              -- Teleconference Upon Request --                                                     
                                                                                                    
May 11        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
     HB 393 SALES OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES                                                         
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
     HB 208 AQUATIC FARMS FOR SHELLFISH                                                             
     HB 276 REGULATION OF NURSING                                                                   
     HB 300 PROCUREMENT OF TRAVEL SERVICES                                                          
     HB 382 CLEANUP OF ILLEGAL DRUG SITES                                                           
     HB 524 G.O. BONDS: SCHOOLS/MUSEUM/UNIVERSITY                                                   
     HB 525 GO BONDS:MAJOR MAINTENANCE FOR FACILITIES                                               
     HB 528 STATE REIMBURSEMENT CAPITAL PROJECT DEBTS                                               
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
     HB 175 APPROP: POWER PROJECTS BONDS                                                            
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
     HB 236 AIDEA BONDS FOR GAS PUBLIC UTILITIES                                                    
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
              -- Teleconference Upon Request --                                                     

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                                  JUDICIARY                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 10        Friday                                Beltz 211         5:00 PM                     
              -- Time Change --                                                                     
+ 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                                                  
+ HB 246 OMNIBUS INSURANCE BILL                                                                     
+ HB 252 CHILDREN IN NEED OF AID: SERVICES & LIAB.                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 11        Saturday                              Beltz 211       10:30 AM                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
+= HB 317 STALKING & PROTECTIVE ORDERS                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                                  RESOURCES                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 10        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                     
+ HB 527 MINTO FLATS GAME REFUGE                                                                    
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 11        Saturday                        Butrovich 205         10:15 AM                      
+ HB 165 KENAI RIVER SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA                                                        
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
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                                    RULES                                                        
                                                                                                    
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                                                  
              Professional Services Contract Amendment-                                             
              Patrick Coughlin                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                              RULES (continued)                                                  
                                                                                                    
May 11        Saturday                     Fahrenkamp 203           10:30 AM                      
     SB 268 GUARANTEED REVENUE BONDS FOR VETERANS                                                   
     HB  58 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS                                                      
              <Pending Referral>                                                                    
     HB 180 YOUTH SERVICES: REGULATION & TASK FORCE                                                 
     HB 348 VIOLATION OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER                                                  
     HB 443 TATTOOING AND BODY PIERCING                                                             
     HB 474 ANCHORAGE COASTAL WILDLIFE REFUGE                                                       
     HB 501 UNCLAIMED PROPERTY & RESTITUTION                                                        
     HB 517 SURPLUS/OBSOLETE STATE PROPERTY                                                         
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                    
                                                                                                    
May 11        Saturday                              Beltz 211       11:30 AM                      
     HJR 50 SUPPORT TAIWAN IN WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY                                                 
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                   
                                                                                                    
May 10        Friday                          Butrovich 205           7:30 PM                     
              -- Time Change --                                                                     
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 11        Saturday                        Butrovich 205                                       
              -- Call of the Chair --                                                               
     HB 510 COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES:REGULATIONS                                                   
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                  
                                                                                                    
                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEES ON HB 403 & HB 404                                      
                                                                                                    
May 10        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            7:00 PM                     
              -- Time Change --                                                                     
= HB 403 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                       
= HB 404 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEES ON HB 403 & HB 404                                      
                                 (continued)                                                     
                                                                                                    
May 11        Saturday                  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            6:00 PM                     
              -- Time Change --