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2004-04-14 House Journal

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2004-04-14                     House Journal                      Page 3316
SB 301                                                                                            
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 301(FIN)                                                                 
    "An Act relating to the Alaska Pioneers' Home and the Alaska                                    
    Veterans' Home; relating to eligibility for admission to the Alaska                             
    Pioneers' Home and Alaska Veterans' Home; relating to the                                       
    eligibility of residents for the Alaska Pioneers' Home and the                                  
    Alaska Veterans' Home for general relief assistance; relating to                                
    state veterans' home facilities; making conforming amendments;                                  
    and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                  Journal Page                             
                                                                                                    
 MLV REFERRAL WAIVED                                               3266                             
 HES REFERRAL WAIVED                                               3266                             
 FIN RPT HCS(FIN) 8DP                                              3309                             
 SENATE LETTER OF INTENT WITH FIN REPORT 3310                                                       
 FN1: (HSS)                                                        3310                             
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 301(FIN)                                                    
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Gruenberg,                                           
Berkowitz, Weyhrauch, and Seaton:                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Page 3, line 3, following "only":                                                                   
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Representative Gruenberg moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                               
Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                        
                                                                                                    

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Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative Berkowitz:                                            
                                                                                                    
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Representative Berkowitz moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Stepovich objected.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Amendment to Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative                                          
Rokeberg:                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
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    Insert "$150"                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Representative Rokeberg moved and asked unanimous consent that                                      
Amendment to Amendment No. 2 be adopted.  There being no                                            
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Representatives Kerttula and Harris moved and asked unanimous                                       
consent that they be allowed to abstain from voting because of a                                    
conflict of interest.  Objection was heard, and the members were                                    
required to vote.                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 as amended be                                           
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                            
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSB 301(FIN) am H                                                                              
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 2 as amended                                                                          
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  24   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  7                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Croft, Dahlstrom, Gara, Gatto,                                  
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring,                                   
Kookesh, Kott, Lynn, Masek, Morgan, Rokeberg, Samuels, Stoltze,                                     
Williams, Wolf                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Chenault, Coghill, Foster, Harris, Meyer, Seaton, Stepovich,                                 
Weyhrauch                                                                                           
                                                                                                    

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Excused:  Wilson                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Anderson, Fate, Heinze, Holm, McGuire, Moses, Ogg                                          
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 2 as amended was adopted.                                                     
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 3 was offered by Representatives Lynn and Gara:                                       
                                                                                                    
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     "(f) The department shall conduct, at least annually, an                                       
    unannounced inspection of each site of the Alaska Pioneers' Home                                
    and the Alaska Veterans' Home to determine compliance of the                                    
    facilities with all applicable laws and regulations."                                           
                                                                                                    
Representative Lynn moved and asked unanimous consent that                                          
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Stepovich objected.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?"  The roll                                  
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSB 301(FIN) am H                                                                              
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 3                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft,                                       
Dahlstrom, Fate, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker,                                
Heinze, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Kott, Lynn, Masek,                                 
McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Moses, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton,                                      
Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Williams, Wolf                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Foster, Kohring, Stepovich                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Wilson                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Anderson                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 3 was adopted.                                                                
                                                                                                    

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Amendment No. 4 was offered by Representatives Rokeberg and                                         
Gruenberg:                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
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Representative Rokeberg moved and asked unanimous consent that                                      
Amendment No. 4 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 5 was offered by Representative Gruenberg:                                            
                                                                                                    
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Representative Gruenberg moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
Amendment No. 5 be adopted.  There being no objection, it was so                                    
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                       
HCS CSSB 301(FIN) am H be considered engrossed, advanced to                                         
third reading, and placed on final passage.  There being no objection,                              
it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSB 301(FIN) am H was read the third time.                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall HCS CSSB 301(FIN) am H pass the                                         
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSB 301(FIN) am H                                                                              
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    

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Yeas:  Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                    
Croft, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                 
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh,                                    
Kott, Lynn, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Moses, Ogg, Rokeberg,                                    
Samuels, Seaton, Stepovich, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Williams, Wolf                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Kohring                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Wilson                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
And so, HCS CSSB 301(FIN) am H passed the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                             
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                
                                                                                                    
The following letter of intent for HCS CSSB 301(FIN) am H was                                       
offered by Representatives Gara, Crawford, Kerttula, Stoltze, and                                   
Guttenberg:                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
"It is the intent of the legislature that this bill shall not reduce the                            
number of non-veteran Pioneers' Home residents living in the                                        
Pioneers' Homes statewide."                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                      
House  adopt the letter of intent.  There being no objection, it was so                             
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
House adopt the Senate letter of intent (Senate Journal page 2364).                                 
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Representative Harris gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                 
HCS CSSB 301(FIN) am H.