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2002-05-18 Senate Journal

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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                   
                                                                                                    
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                              
                                                                                                    
                          TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE                                              
                                                                                                    
                            SECOND SPECIAL SESSION                                               
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                     Saturday                     May 18, 2002                      
                                                                                                    
                                  Second Day                                                     
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                 
Halford at 11:44 a.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The roll showed eighteen members present. Senators Hoffman,                                         
Phillips were absent.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Father Tom Moffatt of the St.                               
Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Therriault led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                      
                                                                                                    
The presence of Senator Phillips was noted.                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Messages from the Governor                                             
                                                                                                    
HB 375                                                                                            
Message dated and received May 17 was read, stating the Governor                                    
signed the following bill and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled                                
copies to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                    
                                                                                                    
          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."                                           
                                                                                                    
                             Chapter 20, SLA 2002                                                  
                           Effective Date: 05/18/02                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SB 263                                                                                            
Message dated and received May 17 was read, stating the Governor                                    
signed the following bill and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled                                
copies to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                    
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 263(RLS) "An Act                                                   
          relating to the subsequent acquisition of title to, or an                                 
          interest in, real property by a person to whom the                                        
          property has purportedly been granted in fee or fee                                       
          simple; and providing for an effective date."                                             
                                                                                                    
                             Chapter 21, SLA 2002                                                  
                           Effective Date: 05/18/02                                                
                                                                                                    
HJR 45                                                                                            
Message dated and received May 17 was read, stating the Governor                                    
transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies of the following                                      
resolution to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                
                                                                                                    
                  HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 45 Relating to                                        
          the labeling of salmon food products.                                                     
                                                                                                    
                          Legislative Resolve No. 60                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Standing Committee Reports                                             
                                                                                                    
SB 2001                                                                                           
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2001 "An                                           
Act changing the name of the Alaska Pioneers' Home to the Alaska                                    
Pioneers' and Veterans' Home and of the Alaska Pioneers' Homes                                      
Advisory Board to the Alaska Pioneers' and Veterans' Home Advisory                                  
Board; relating to housing and services for veterans; relating to the                               
advisory board for the home; making other amendments to the statutes                                
relating to the home; and providing for an effective date." Signing do                              
pass: Senators Donley, Kelly, Cochairs, Senators Green, Austerman,                                  
Hoffman, Olson, Wilken, Leman, Ward.                                                                
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Administration                                                    

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The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 2002                                                                                           
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2002 "An                                           
Act relating to construction, rehabilitation, and improvement of                                    
schools and education-related facilities; relating to municipal bond                                
reimbursement for school construction; and providing for an effective                               
date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                           
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 2002(FIN)                                                          
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Donley, Cochair, Senators                                        
Austerman, Hoffman, Olson, Wilken, Leman. Signing amend: Senator                                    
Kelly, Cochair. Signing do pass: Senator Green.                                                     
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 2003                                                                                           
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2003 "An                                           
Act making appropriations; and providing for an effective date."                                    
Signing do pass: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senator Green. Signing no                                  
recommendation: Senator Donley, Cochair, Senators Austerman,                                        
Olson, Wilken, Leman. Signing amend: Senator Hoffman.                                               
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee                                                        
                                                                                                    
SB 2004                                                                                           
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2004 "An                                           
Act relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose                            
of paying the cost of design, construction, and major maintenance of                                
educational and museum facilities; and providing for an effective                                   
date." Signing do pass: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senator Wilken.                                     
Signing no recommendation: Senator Donley, Cochair, Senators                                        
Green, Austerman, Olson, Leman. Signing amend: Senator Hoffman.                                     
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
The presence of Senator Hoffman was noted.                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SB 2005                                                                                           
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2005 "An                                           
Act relating to municipal bond reimbursement for school construction;                               
and providing for an effective date." Signing no recommendation:                                    
Senator Donley, Cochair, Senators Austerman, Olson, Leman. Signing                                  
amend: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senator Hoffman. Signing do pass:                                    
Senators Green, Wilken.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 2006                                                                                           
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2006 "An                                           
Act making and amending appropriations and reappropriations; and                                    
providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 2006(FIN)                                                          
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senator Kelly, Cochair, Senators Green, Austerman,                                 
Wilken, Leman, Ward. Signing no recommendation: Senator Donley,                                     
Cochair, Senators Hoffman, Olson.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 2007                                                                                           
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2007 "An                                           
Act making an appropriation to reverse the effect of art. IX, sec. 17(d),                           
Constitution of the State of Alaska; making an appropriation to                                     
balance revenue and general fund appropriations; making an                                          
appropriation to the Department of Revenue for management of the                                    
constitutional budget reserve fund; making appropriations under art.                                
IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the                                       
constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective                                  
date." Signing do pass: Senators Donley, Kelly, Cochairs, Senators                                  
Leman, Wilken, Green, Ward. Signing no recommendation: Senators                                     
Hoffman, Olson, Austerman.                                                                          
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SB 2009                                                                                           
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2009 "An                                           
Act establishing the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council; and providing                                
for an effective date." Signing do pass: Senator Kelly, Cochair,                                    
Senator Leman. Signing no recommendation: Senator Donley,                                           
Cochair, Senators Green, Austerman, Hoffman, Olson, Wilken.                                         
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs                                     
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                    Recess                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                               
recessed at 11:52 a.m.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 1:05 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                    Standing Committee Reports (continued)                                       
                                                                                                    
SB 2001                                                                                           
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2001 "An Act                                         
changing the name of the Alaska Pioneers' Home to the Alaska                                        
Pioneers' and Veterans' Home and of the Alaska Pioneers' Homes                                      
Advisory Board to the Alaska Pioneers' and Veterans' Home Advisory                                  
Board; relating to housing and services for veterans; relating to the                               
advisory board for the home; making other amendments to the statutes                                
relating to the home; and providing for an effective date." Signing to                              
calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery, Halford,                                       
Therriault, Ellis.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SB 2006                                                                                           
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2006 "An Act                                         
making and amending appropriations and reappropriations; and                                        
providing for an effective date." Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips,                            
Chair, Senators Cowdery, Halford, Therriault. Signing amend: Senator                                
Ellis.                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 2007                                                                                           
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 2007 "An Act                                         
making an appropriation to reverse the effect of art. IX, sec. 17(d),                               
Constitution of the State of Alaska; making an appropriation to                                     
balance revenue and general fund appropriations; making an                                          
appropriation to the Department of Revenue for management of the                                    
constitutional budget reserve fund; making appropriations under art.                                
IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the                                       
constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective                                  
date." Signing to calendar: Senator Phillips, Chair, Senators Cowdery,                              
Halford, Therriault. Signing do not pass: Senator Ellis.                                            
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                            
                                                                                                    
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 2001                                                                                           
SENATE BILL NO. 2001 "An Act changing the name of the Alaska                                        
Pioneers' Home to the Alaska Pioneers' and Veterans' Home and of the                                
Alaska Pioneers' Homes Advisory Board to the Alaska Pioneers' and                                   
Veterans' Home Advisory Board; relating to housing and services for                                 
veterans; relating to the advisory board for the home; making other                                 
amendments to the statutes relating to the home; and providing for an                               
effective date" was read the second time.                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      

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SENATE BILL NO. 2001 was read the third time.                                                       
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 2001 "An Act                                             
changing the name of the Alaska Pioneers' Home to the Alaska                                        
Pioneers' and Veterans' Home and of the Alaska Pioneers' Homes                                      
Advisory Board to the Alaska Pioneers' and Veterans' Home Advisory                                  
Board; relating to housing and services for veterans; relating to the                               
advisory board for the home; making other amendments to the statutes                                
relating to the home; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                 
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 2001                                                                                             
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Dates                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                                      
Halford, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Phillips, Stevens, Taylor,                                   
Therriault, Ward, Wilken                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Hoffman, Torgerson                                                                         
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 2001 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.                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 2001                                                                                           
Senator Leman gave notice of reconsideration on SENATE BILL NO.                                     
2001 and moved and asked unanimous consent that it be taken up at                                   
this time. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was before                             
the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 2001 "An                                    
Act changing the name of the Alaska Pioneers' Home to the Alaska                                    
Pioneers' and Veterans' Home and of the Alaska Pioneers' Homes                                      
Advisory Board to the Alaska Pioneers' and Veterans' Home Advisory                                  
Board; relating to housing and services for veterans; relating to the                               
advisory board for the home; making other amendments to the statutes                                
relating to the home; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                 
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 2001                                                                                             
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
Effective Dates                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
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, SENATE BILL NO. 2001 passed the Senate on                                                   
reconsideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                             
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
SB 2006                                                                                           
SENATE BILL NO. 2006 "An Act making and amending                                                    
appropriations and reappropriations; and providing for an effective                                 
date" was read the second time.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Kelly, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page 3670.                                  
Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 2006(FIN) was                                             
adopted and read the second time.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Senator Ellis objected.                                                                    

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The question being: "Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSSB 2006(FIN)                                                                                      
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                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Davis changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                  
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                                                
                                                                                                    
SB 2007                                                                                           
SENATE BILL NO. 2007 "An Act making an appropriation to reverse                                     
the effect of art. IX, sec. 17(d), Constitution of the State of Alaska;                             
making an appropriation to balance revenue and general fund                                         
appropriations; making an appropriation to the Department of Revenue                                
for management of the constitutional budget reserve fund; making                                    
appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of                              
Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for                              
an effective date" was read the 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.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Elton rose to a point of order. President Halford cautioned                                 
members to proceed in order.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 2007                                                                                             
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Yeas:  Austerman, Cowdery, Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly, Leman,                                    
Phillips, Stevens, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, Lincoln, Olson                                                          
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Hoffman, Taylor                                                                            
                                                                                                    
and so, the bill failed to advance to third reading.                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                  Citations                                                      
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Representative William Hudson                                                            
Representative(s) Kerttula                                                                          
Senator(s) Elton, Halford, Leman, Phillips, Cowdery, Wilken, Davis,                                 
Lincoln, Austerman, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Olson, Donley, Hoffman,                                   
Torgerson, Stevens, Therriault                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Representative Joe Green                                                                 
Representative(s) Dyson, Kerttula                                                                   
Senator(s) Halford, Leman, Phillips, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Davis,                                 
Lincoln, Austerman, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Olson, Donley, Hoffman,                                   
Torgerson, Stevens, Therriault                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Ward Sattler                                                                             
Representative(s) Kerttula                                                                          
Senator(s) Elton, Halford, Leman, Cowdery, Wilken, Davis, Lincoln,                                  
Austerman, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Hoffman, Stevens, Therriault, Olson                                
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Specialist Anthony Miller                                                                
Representative(s) Coghill                                                                           
Senator(s) Kelly, Halford, Leman, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Davis,                                    
Lincoln, Austerman, Taylor, Green, Hoffman, Stevens, Therriault                                     
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Michael Stickler                                                                         
Representative(s) Hayes                                                                             
Senator(s) Wilken, Halford, Leman, Cowdery, Elton, Davis, Lincoln,                                  
Austerman, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Stevens, Therriault, Hoffman                                       
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Cynthia R. Jordan                                                                     
Representative(s) Coghill                                                                           
Senator(s) Kelly, Halford, Leman, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Davis,                                    
Lincoln, Austerman, Taylor, Green, Stevens, Therriault, Hoffman                                     

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In Memoriam - Clara A. Gordon                                                                       
Representative(s) Coghill                                                                           
Senator(s) Kelly, Halford, Leman, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Davis,                                    
Lincoln, Austerman, Taylor, Green, Stevens, Therriault, Hoffman                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Sophie M. Bradley                                                                     
Representative(s) Coghill                                                                           
Senator(s) Kelly, Halford, Leman, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Davis,                                    
Lincoln, Austerman, Taylor, Green, Stevens, Therriault, Hoffman                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Raymond R. Kohler                                                                     
Representative(s) Coghill                                                                           
Senator(s) Kelly, Halford, Leman, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Davis,                                    
Lincoln, Austerman, Taylor, Green, Stevens, Therriault, Hoffman                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - William Arthur Barnes, Jr.                                                            
Representative(s) Cissna                                                                            
Senator(s) Davis, Halford, Leman, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Lincoln,                                  
Austerman, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Donley, Stevens, Therriault, Phillips                              
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Billie Jo Chavez, Alaska's Young Mother Representative                                   
2002                                                                                                
Representative(s) Kapsner                                                                           
Senator(s) Hoffman, Halford, Cowdery, Leman, Wilken, Elton, Davis,                                  
Lincoln, Austerman, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Olson, Stevens, Therriault,                               
Hoffman                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Sergeant David Hanlon                                                                    
Representative(s) Coghill                                                                           
Senator(s) Kelly, Halford, Leman, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Davis,                                    
Lincoln, Austerman, Taylor, Green, Stevens, Therriault, Hoffman                                     
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Barbara Irene Angle                                                                   
Representative(s) Berkowitz                                                                         
Senator(s) Leman, Halford, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln,                                  
Austerman, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Donley, Stevens, Therriault                                        
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Vicky Lynn Hagemeyer Dreyer                                                           
Representative(s) Berkowitz                                                                         
Senator(s) Leman, Halford, Cowdery, Wilken, Elton, Davis, Lincoln,                                  
Austerman, Taylor, Kelly, Green, Donley, Stevens, Therriault,                                       
Hoffman                                                                                             

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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                                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that today's                                      
prayer, offered by Father Tom Moffatt of St. Nicholas Russian                                       
Orthodox Church, be spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                   
                                                                                                    
          O Lord, have mercy on us, for in You we have put                                          
          our trust. Do not be angry with us, nor remember our                                      
          iniquities, but look down on us even now, as You are                                      
          compassionate, and deliver us from harm or mistake.                                       
          For You are our God, and we are Your people; we                                           
          are all the work of Your hands and we call on Your                                        
            Name now and ever unto ages of ages.             Amen.                                 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                    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 1:51 p.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 3:12 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
return to Consideration of the Calendar. Without objection, the Senate                              
returned to:                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                        Consideration of the Calendar                                            
                                                                                                    
SB 2006                                                                                           
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 2006(FIN), which had failed to advance                                       
to third reading (page 3675), was before the Senate.                                                
                                                                                                    
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. 2006(FIN) was read the third time.                                           
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 2006(FIN)                                         
"An Act making and amending appropriations and reappropriations;                                    
and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                 
taken with the following result:                                                                    
                                                                                                    
CSSB 2006(FIN)                                                                                      
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. 2006(FIN) 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.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 2006                                                                                           
Senator Leman gave notice of reconsideration on CS FOR SENATE                                       
BILL NO. 2006(FIN) and moved and asked unanimous consent that it                                    
be taken up at this time. Without objection, it was so ordered and the                              
bill was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                      

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The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                      
2006(FIN) "An Act making and amending appropriations and                                            
reappropriations; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                     
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    
CSSB 2006(FIN)                                                                                      
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
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. 2006(FIN) passed the Senate on                                       
reconsideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                             
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
SB 2007                                                                                           
SENATE BILL NO. 2007 "An Act making an appropriation to reverse                                     
the effect of art. IX, sec. 17(d), Constitution of the State of Alaska;                             
making an appropriation to balance revenue and general fund                                         
appropriations; making an appropriation to the Department of Revenue                                
for management of the constitutional budget reserve fund; making                                    
appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of                              
Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for                              
an effective date" which had failed to advance to third reading (page                               
3676), was before the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Halford offered Amendment No. 1:                                                            
                                                                                                    
Add new Section:                                                                                    
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. The following appropriations                                           
are made to the Department of Public Safety for the fiscal year ending                              
June 30, 2002:                                                                                      
                                                                                                    

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 (1) the sum of $172,900 is appropriated from the general fund to                                   
the Department of Public Safety, Alaska state troopers, prisoner                                    
transportation, for increased prisoner transports;                                                  
 (2) the sum of $125,300 is appropriated from the general fund to                                   
the Department of Public Safety, Alaska state troopers detachments,                                 
for increased fuel costs;                                                                           
 (3) the sum of $40,000 is appropriated from the general fund to                                    
the Department of Public Safety, Alaska state troopers detachments,                                 
for recruitment academy training costs;                                                             
 (4) the sum of $59,000 is appropriated from the general fund to                                    
the Department of Public Safety, Alaska state troopers detachments,                                 
for costs of hiring emergency guards in situations where there are no                               
jail facilities;                                                                                    
 (5) the sum of $87,500 is appropriated from the general fund to                                    
the Department of Public Safety, Alaska state troopers detachments,                                 
for medical examination costs of victims of sexual assault and sexual                               
abuse.                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                    
Ellis objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no further                                 
objections, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman offered Title Amendment No. 2:                                                        
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 4, after "reserve fund;"                                                               
 Insert "making supplemental appropriations from the general                                      
fund;"                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Without                                    
objection, Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                 
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                      
                                                                                                    
SENATE BILL NO. 2007 am was read the third time.                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 2007 am "An Act                                          
making an appropriation to reverse the effect of art. IX, sec. 17(d),                               
Constitution of the State of Alaska; making an appropriation to                                     
balance revenue and general fund appropriations; making an                                          
appropriation to the Department of Revenue for management of the                                    
constitutional budget reserve fund; making supplemental                                             
appropriations from the general fund; 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:                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 2007 am                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
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, SENATE BILL NO. 2007 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 Leman moved that the constitutional budget reserve fund                                     
section be adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the constitutional budget reserve fund                                   
section (Article IX, Section 17(c) Constitution of the State of Alaska)                             
be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
SB 2007 am                                                                                          
Adopt Constitutional Budget Reserve Fund Sec(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                                                 

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and so, the constitutional budget reserve fund section failed to be                                 
adopted.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 2007                                                                                           
Senator Leman gave notice of reconsideration on SENATE BILL NO.                                     
2007 am and moved and asked unanimous consent that it be taken up                                   
at this time. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was                                 
before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                               
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 2007 am                                     
"An Act making an appropriation to reverse the effect of art. IX, sec.                              
17(d), Constitution of the State of Alaska; making an appropriation to                              
balance revenue and general fund appropriations; making an                                          
appropriation to the Department of Revenue for management of the                                    
constitutional budget reserve fund; making supplemental                                             
appropriations from the general fund; 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:                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 2007 am                                                                                          
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
Effective Date                                                                                      
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, SENATE BILL NO. 2007 am passed the Senate on                                                
reconsideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                    
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senator Leman moved that the constitutional budget reserve fund                                     
section be adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the constitutional budget reserve fund                                   
section (Article IX, Section 17(c) Constitution of the State of Alaska)                             
be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
SB 2007 am                                                                                          
Adopt Constitutional Budget Reserve Fund Sec(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 failed to be                                  
adopted and the bill was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
return to messages from the House. Without objection, the Senate                                    
returned to:                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                           Messages from the House                                               
                                                                                                    
                                    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 3:54 p.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                 After Recess                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 6:52 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                     Messages from the House (continued)                                         
                                                                                                    
Message dated May 18 was read, stating the House passed and                                         
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    

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                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 2001                                                                                           
HOUSE BILL NO. 2001 BY THE HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE                                                    
BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, entitled:                                                               
                                                                                                    
          "An Act setting timelines for issuance of final orders                                    
          by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, amending                                          
          the authority of the commission to enter compromise                                       
          settlement orders, and extending the commission's                                         
          termination date to June 30, 2006; and providing for                                      
          an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 2002                                                                                           
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 2002(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to the issuance of general obligation                                    
          bonds for the purpose of paying the cost of design,                                       
          construction, and major maintenance of educational                                        
          and museum facilities; and providing for an effective                                     
          date."                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 2003                                                                                           
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 2003(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                    
          "An Act relating to construction, rehabilitation, and                                     
          improvement of schools and education-related                                              
          facilities; relating to municipal bond reimbursement                                      
          for school construction; and providing for an                                             
          effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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               Introduction and Reference of Senate Resolutions                                  
                                                                                                    
SJR 202                                                                                           
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 202 BY THE SENATE                                                       
FINANCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                    
               Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the                                     
            State of Alaska relating to an appropriation limit and                                 
          a spending limit.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Engrossment                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 2001                                                                                           
SENATE BILL NO. 2001 "An Act changing the name of the Alaska                                        
Pioneers' Home to the Alaska Pioneers' and Veterans' Home and of the                                
Alaska Pioneers' Homes Advisory Board to the Alaska Pioneers' and                                   
Veterans' Home Advisory Board; relating to housing and services for                                 
veterans; relating to the advisory board for the home; making other                                 
amendments to the statutes relating to the home; and providing for an                               
effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                
and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 2006                                                                                           
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 2006(FIN) "An Act making and                                                 
amending appropriations and reappropriations; and providing for an                                  
effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                
and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 2007                                                                                           
SENATE BILL NO. 2007 am(brf sup maj fld) "An Act making                                             
supplemental appropriations from the general fund; and providing for                                
an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and                                       
Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                                  Enrollment                                                     
                                                                                                    
SB 308                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 308(FIN) "An Act relating to the Alaska                                      
coastal management program and the responsibilities of the Alaska                                   
Coastal Policy Council; and providing for an effective date" was                                    
enrolled, signed by the President and Secretary, Speaker and Chief                                  
Clerk and the engrossed and enrolled copies transmitted to the Office                               
of the Governor at 12:52 p.m., May 18, 2002.                                                        
                                                                                                    
SB 364                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 364 "An Act relating to medical services under                                      
the state Medicaid program" was enrolled, signed by the President and                               
Secretary, Speaker and Chief Clerk and the engrossed and enrolled                                   
copies transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 11:21 a.m., May                                 
18, 2002.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Adjournment                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                     
stand in adjournment until 2:00 p.m., May 19, 2002. Without                                         
objection, the Senate adjourned at 6:55 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                 Heidi Vogel                        
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                    May 2002                        

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                                   FINANCE                                                       
                                                                                                    
May 18        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532                                        
              -- Call of the Chair --                                                               
              Bills Related to the Special Session                                                  
              <Pending Introduction and Referral>                                                   
     SB2002 MUNICIPAL BOND REIMBURSEMENT                                                            
     SB2003 APPROP: STATE TROOPERS                                                                  
     SB2004 G.O. BONDS: SCHOOLS/MUSEUM/UNIVERSITY                                                   
     SB2005 MUNICIPAL BOND REIMBURSEMENT                                                            
     SB2009 ALASKA VETERANS ADVISORY COUNCIL                                                        
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
              -- Teleconference Upon Request --                                                     
                                                                                                    
May 19        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532                                        
              -- Call of the Chair --                                                               
              Bills Related to the Special Session                                                  
              <Pending Introduction and Referral>                                                   
     HB2001 REGULATORY COM. OF ALASKA: SUNSET & MISC                                                
     HB2002 G.O. BONDS: SCHOOLS/MUSEUM/UNIVERSITY                                                   
     HB2003 MUNICIPAL BOND REIMBURSEMENT                                                            
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
              -- Teleconference Upon Request --                                                     
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                                  RESOURCES                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 18        Saturday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                     
     SJR201 CONST. AM: PRIORITY FOR SUBSISTENCE USES                                                
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                                    RULES                                                        
                                                                                                    
May 18        Saturday                     Fahrenkamp 203           11:45 AM                      
     SB2001 PIONEERS' AND VETERANS' HOME/ADVISORY BD                                                
     SB2006 APPROP: CAPITAL PROJECTS                                                                
     SB2007 APPROP: CONST. CBR                                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 19        Sunday                       Fahrenkamp 203             1:00 PM                     
     SB2009 ALASKA VETERANS ADVISORY COUNCIL