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                              HOUSE JOURNAL                                                      
                                                                                                    
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                 
                                                                                                    
                TWENTY-THIRD LEGISLATURE -- FIRST SESSION                                        
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                 Wednesday                   May 14, 2003                           
                                                                                                    
                       One Hundred Fourteenth Day                                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                    
Kott at 10:22 a.m.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Roll call showed 38 members present.  Representatives Croft and                                     
Joule had been previously excused from a call of the House today.                                   
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                       
Representative Wilson be excused from a call of the House from                                      
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. today.  There being no objection, it was so                                  
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Gary Waterhouse                                  
of Juneau and Sitka Seventh-day Adventist Churches.  Representative                                 
Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the invocation be                                    
spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                
                                                                                                    
    O Lord, our God, Your majesty is reflected in Your creation                                     
    about us.  As long as we have breath in our bodies, we will                                     
    praise God!  You are the One who can heal the wounds and                                        
    mend the fractures of this disjointed world.  We're not on this                                 
    planet for long, but help each of us to make a positive, lasting                                
    impact while we are here.  Grant us, our great God, the                                         
    courage to stand tall in the middle of this life's conflicts.  Give                             
    to us some success stories with all the defeats that come our                                   
    way.  May we discover Your objectives for our lives, for in                                     
    You alone is victory and success.  We pray in Your name,                                        
    Amen.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by the Chief Clerk.                                                

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                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                               
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
journal for the 113th legislative day be approved as certified by the                               
Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                          
                                                                                                    
                                * * * * *                                                          
                                                                                                    
Representative Kerttula introduced Irene Muller, Guest Page, from                                   
Juneau.                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
                       MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                
                                                                                                    
A letter dated May 12, 2003, was read stating that, in accordance with                              
AS 39.05.080, the Governor submits the following name for                                           
legislative confirmation of appointment to the commission set out                                   
below.                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The Speaker referred the following to the Judiciary Committee:                                      
                                                                                                    
Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA)                                                             
 Kate Giard - Anchorage                                                                             
  Appointed: 06/01/2003  Term Expires: 03/01/2007                                                   
                                                                                                    
A resume for the appointment is on file in the Chief Clerk's office.                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                 
                                                                                                    
HB 1                                                                                              
A message dated May 13, 2003, was read stating the Senate has                                       
passed:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 1(JUD)                                                                    
    "An Act relating to stalking and to violating a protective order;                               
    and amending Rules 4 and 65, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure,                                   
    and Rule 9, Alaska Rules of Administration."                                                    
                                                                                                    
CSHB 1(JUD) was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                         
                                                                                                    

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                             COMMUNICATIONS                                                      
                                                                                                    
The following was received:                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                              
Alaska Labor Relations Agency                                                                       
2002 Annual Report, May 2003                                                                        
(as required by AS 23.05.370)                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 211                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 211                                                                              
    "An Act relating to a student loan repayment program for nurses,                                
    and amending the duties of the Board of Nursing that relate to this                             
    program; and providing for an effective date."                                                  
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 211(HES)                                                                  
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Meyer, Vice Chair, with the                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (5):  Hawker, Whitaker, Foster, Kerttula, Meyer                                             
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (2):  Berkowitz, Moses                                                            
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 211(HES):                                                
                                                                                                    
1.  Zero, Dept. of Community & Economic Development                                                 
3.  Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                  
                                                                                                    
HB 211 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                     
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    

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HB 228                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee has considered:                                                         
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 228                                                                              
    "An Act relating to state employees who are called to active duty                               
    as reserve or auxiliary members of the armed forces of the United                               
    States; and providing for an effective date."                                                   
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 228(MLV)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to state employees who are called to active duty                               
    or ordered to full-time service as reserve or auxiliary members of                              
    the armed forces of the United States; and providing for an                                     
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Weyhrauch, Chair, with the                                  
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (4):  Gruenberg, Lynn, Dahlstrom, Crawford                                                  
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (3):  Seaton, Holm, Weyhrauch                                                     
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 228(MLV):                                                
                                                                                                    
1.  Zero, Dept. of Military & Veterans' Affairs                                                     
2.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Administration/All Depts.                                               
                                                                                                    
HB 228 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 295                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee has considered:                                                         
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 295                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the publishing and furnishing of certain public                             
    notices regarding regulations or rules of certain state agencies;                               
    relating to distribution of the Alaska Administrative Code, Alaska                              
    Administrative Register, and supplements to the code or register;                               
    and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                    

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 295(STA)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to the publishing, furnishing, and contents of                                 
    certain notices regarding regulations or rules of certain state                                 
    agencies and entities; relating to distribution of the Alaska                                   
    Administrative Code, Alaska Administrative Register, and                                        
    supplements to the code or register; and providing for an effective                             
    date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Weyhrauch, Chair, with the                                  
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (4):  Seaton, Lynn, Dahlstrom, Weyhrauch                                                    
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (3):  Gruenberg, Holm, Crawford                                                   
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 295(STA):                                                
                                                                                                    
2.  Fiscal, Office of the Governor/All Depts.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 295 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 313                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 313                                                                              
    "An Act authorizing a pilot program relating to state procurement                               
    and the use of electronic commerce tools; and providing for an                                  
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Williams, Co-chair, with the                                
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (4):  Meyer, Hawker, Foster, Williams                                                       
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (5):  Stoltze, Kerttula, Berkowitz, Moses,                                        
Chenault                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                 
                                                                                                    

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1.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                   
                                                                                                    
HB 313 is on today's calendar.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
SB 56                                                                                             
The Resources Committee has considered:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 56(FIN)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to sport fishing license fees and anadromous king                              
    salmon tag fees for residents of Yukon, Canada; and providing for                               
    an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Fate, Chair, with the                                       
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (5):  Gatto, Morgan, Wolf, Heinze, Fate                                                     
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (2):  Guttenberg, Cissna                                                          
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                    
                                                                                                    
CSSB 56(FIN) was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                 
                                                                                                    
SB 88                                                                                             
The Resources Committee has considered:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 88                                                                              
    "An Act relating to standards for forest resources and practices;                               
    and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 88(RES)                                                            
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Fate, Chair, with the                                       
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    

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Do pass (7):  Lynn, Gatto, Cissna, Guttenberg, Heinze, Masek, Fate                                  
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS SB 88(RES):                                               
                                                                                                    
1.  Zero, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                
                                                                                                    
SB 88 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                      
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 109                                                                                            
The Finance Committee has considered:                                                               
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 109                                                                             
    "An Act repealing the statute that sets priorities for the                                      
    Department of Health and Social Services to apply to                                            
    administration of the medical assistance program when there are                                 
    insufficient funds allocated in the state budget for that program;                              
    authorizing the department to make cost containment decisions                                   
    that may include decisions about eligibility of persons and                                     
    availability of services under the medical assistance program; and                              
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 109(FIN)                                                           
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representatives Harris and Williams, Co-                                   
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                              
                                                                                                    
Do pass (6):  Meyer, Hawker, Stoltze, Foster, Harris, Williams                                      
                                                                                                    
Do not pass (2):  Kerttula, Berkowitz                                                               
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (2):  Moses, Chenault                                                             
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS SB 109(FIN):                                              
                                                                                                    
1.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                         
                                                                                                    

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SB 109 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                     
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
SB 146                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee has considered:                                                         
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 146                                                                             
    "An Act relating to a commemorative veterans' license plate; and                                
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Weyhrauch, Chair, with the                                  
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (5):  Seaton, Gruenberg, Holm, Crawford, Weyhrauch                                          
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Administration                                                                 
                                                                                                    
SB 146 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                     
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                
                                                                                                    
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                   
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                            
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Dr. Walter A. Soboleff                                                                   
By Representative Kookesh; Senator Lincoln                                                          
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Whitney Leman, Ninilchik High School                                                     
By Representative Chenault                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Mark Roberts                                                                             
By Representatives Stoltze, Dahlstrom; Senators Ogan, Dyson                                         
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Stan Brown and Ed Bailey                                                                 
By Representatives Stoltze, Dahlstrom; Senators Ogan, Dyson                                         
                                                                                                    

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Honoring - Cliff Gilmore, 30 Years Service to the CVFD                                              
By Representatives Stoltze, Dahlstrom; Senators Ogan, Dyson                                         
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Susan Stitham                                                                            
By Representative Guttenberg                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Chugiak Girls Basketball Team                                                            
By Representatives Stoltze, Dahlstrom, Hawker; Senators Ogan,                                       
Dyson                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Honoring - LitSite Alaska                                                                           
By Representative Cissna                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Pacific Northern Academy                                                                 
By Senator Therriault                                                                               
                                                                                                    
               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                        
                             OF HOUSE BILLS                                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 319                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 319 by Representatives Fate and Wolf, entitled:                                      
                                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to the disposal of state land by lottery; and                                  
    relating to the disposal, including sale or lease, of remote                                    
    recreational cabin sites."                                                                      
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs, Resources, and                           
Finance Committees.                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
HB 320                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 320 by Representative Seaton, entitled:                                              
                                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to apportionment of business income; and                                       
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                              
Ways & Means, the House Special Committee on Economic                                               
Development, International Trade, & Tourism, and the Labor &                                        
Commerce and Finance Committees.                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 321                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 321 by Representative Wilson, entitled:                                              
                                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to taxation, including taxation of income of                                   
    individuals, estates, and trusts, to a warning about taxation on                                
    commercial fishing license applications, and to the taxation of                                 
    employment; and providing for an effective date."                                               
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                              
Ways & Means and the State Affairs and Finance Committees.                                          
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess for                              
a Minority Caucus; and so, the House recessed at 10:38 a.m.                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                              AFTER RECESS                                                       
                                                                                                    
The Speaker called the House back to order at 1:20 p.m.                                             
                                                                                                    
**Representative Wilson, who had been previously excused (page                                      
1623), left the Chamber.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would revert to:                              
                                                                                                    
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 246                                                                                            
The Resources Committee has considered:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 246                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the limitation on upland acreage that a person                              
    may take or hold under oil and gas leases; and providing for an                                 
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 246(RES)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to oil and gas, to certain audits regarding oil and                            
    gas royalty and net profits, to audits regarding costs relating to                              
    exploration incentive credits and oil and gas exploration licenses,                             

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    and to the limitation on upland acreage that a person may take or                               
    hold under oil and gas leases; and providing for an effective date."                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Representative Fate, Chair, with the                                       
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (4):  Gatto, Morgan, Cissna, Fate                                                           
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (1):  Wolf                                                                        
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 246(RES):                                                
                                                                                                    
1.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 246 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                     
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 312                                                                                            
The State Affairs Committee has considered:                                                         
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 312                                                                              
    "An Act giving notice of and approving the entry into and the                                   
    issuance of certificates of participation for a lease-purchase                                  
    agreement for a seafood and food safety laboratory facility;                                    
    relating to the use of certain investment income for certain                                    
    construction costs; and providing for an effective date."                                       
                                                                                                    
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 312(STA)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to a lease-purchase agreement for, the                                         
    construction and equipping of, and the financing of a seafood and                               
    food safety laboratory facility in Juneau to be operated by the                                 
    Department of Environmental Conservation, including the                                         
    issuance of certificates of participation, and the use of certain                               
    investment income for certain construction and equipping costs;                                 
    and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                    

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The report was signed by Representative Weyhrauch, Chair, with the                                  
following individual recommendations:                                                               
                                                                                                    
Do pass (4):  Seaton, Gruenberg, Crawford, Weyhrauch                                                
                                                                                                    
No recommendation (1):  Holm                                                                        
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 312(STA):                                                
                                                                                                    
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Environmental Conservation                                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 312 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                   CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                           
                                                                                                    
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 313                                                                                            
The Speaker stated that, without objection, HB 313 would be moved                                   
to the top of the calendar.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                           
                                                                                                    
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 313                                                                              
    "An Act authorizing a pilot program relating to state procurement                               
    and the use of electronic commerce tools; and providing for an                                  
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                   Journal Page                            
                                                                                                    
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Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                       
HB 313 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                      
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                              
                                                                                                    
HB 313 was read the third time.                                                                     
                                                                                                    

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The question being:  "Shall HB 313 pass the House?"  The roll was                                   
taken with the following result:                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 313                                                                                              
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                    
Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                
Heinze, Holm, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kott, Lynn, Masek,                                        
McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Moses, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton,                                      
Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Wolf                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Joule, Wilson                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Harris, Kookesh, Williams                                                                  
                                                                                                    
And so, HB 313 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.                                
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz gave notice of reconsideration of the vote                                 
on HB 313.                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                             RECONSIDERATION                                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 313                                                                                            
Representative Berkowitz moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
reconsideration of HB 313 be taken up on the same day.  There being                                 
no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The following was again before the House in third reading:                                          
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 313                                                                              
    "An Act authorizing a pilot program relating to state procurement                               
    and the use of electronic commerce tools; and providing for an                                  
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    

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The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall HB 313 pass the House?"                                    
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 313--RECONSIDERATION                                                                             
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  4                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                    
Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                
Heinze, Holm, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kott, Lynn, Masek,                                        
McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Moses, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton,                                      
Stoltze, Whitaker, Wolf                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Joule, Wilson                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Harris, Kookesh, Weyhrauch, Williams                                                       
                                                                                                    
And so, HB 313 passed the House on reconsideration.                                                 
                                                                                                    
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.                                
                                                                                                    
HB 313 was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                             
                                                                                                    
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                              
                               (Continued)                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 18                                                                                             
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 18                                                                               
    "An Act relating to the liability of parents and legal guardians of                             
    minors who destroy property."                                                                   
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                   Journal Page                            
                                                                                                    
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Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 18(JUD)                                                                   
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was offered  by Representatives Gara and Meyer:                                      
                                                                                                    
Page 2, following line 1:                                                                           
 Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                 
       "* Sec. 2. AS 34.50.020 is amended by adding a new subsection                              
    to read:                                                                                        
     (d) Liability for the conduct described in this section shall not                              
    attach to the legal guardian of any child who has been adopted                                  
    after being in state custody, including foster care."                                           
                                                                                                    
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                          
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.  There being no objection, it was so                                    
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                       
CSHB 18(JUD) am be considered engrossed, advanced to third                                          
reading, and placed on final passage.                                                               
                                                                                                    
Objection was heard.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 18(JUD) am will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                         
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 145                                                                                            
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 145                                                                              
    "An Act relating to public interest litigants and to attorney fees;                             
    and amending Rule 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure."                                         
                                                                                                    

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with the:                                                   Journal Page                            
                                                                                                    
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Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 145(FIN)                                                                  
    "An Act prohibiting discrimination in the awarding of attorney                                  
    fees and costs in civil actions or appeals to or against, or in the                             
    posting of bonds or other security by, public interest litigants; and                           
    relating to awards of attorney fees and costs in cases involving                                
    enforcement of constitutional rights; and providing for an                                      
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Gara objected.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to                                         
withdraw the motion.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated that, without objection, HB 145 would be moved                                   
to the bottom of the calendar.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 288                                                                                            
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 288                                                                              
    "An Act changing the name of the Department of Community and                                    
    Economic Development."                                                                          
                                                                                                    

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with the:                                                   Journal Page                            
                                                                                                    
 STA RPT CS(STA) NT 3DP 1DNP 3NR                                    1475                            
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                     1475                            
 L&C RPT CS(STA) NT 3DP 1NR 2AM                                     1534                            
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                     1535                            
 CRA RPT CS(STA) NT 2DP 3NR                                         1591                            
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                     1591                            
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 288(STA)                                                                  
    "An Act changing the name of the Department of Community and                                    
    Economic Development to the Department of Commerce and                                          
    Economic Development."                                                                          
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                       
CSHB 288(STA) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                   
and placed on final passage.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Objection was heard.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 288(STA) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                           
calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                             RECONSIDERATION                                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 245                                                                                            
Representative Gruenberg brought up reconsideration of the vote on                                  
CSHB 245(JUD) (page 1608).                                                                          
                                                                                                    
The following was again before the House in third reading:                                          
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 245(JUD)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to certain suits and claims by members of the                                  
    military services; relating to certain suits and claims regarding acts                          
    or omissions of the organized militia; relating to workers'                                     

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    compensation and death benefits for members of the organized                                    
    militia; relating to liability arising out of certain search and rescue,                        
    civil defense, fire management, and fire fighting activities; and                               
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
Representative McGuire placed a call of the House.                                                  
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated the call was satisfied.                                                          
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 245(JUD) pass the                                     
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    
CSHB 245(JUD)--RECONSIDERATION                                                                      
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  21   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Kohring, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan,                                      
Rokeberg, Samuels, Stoltze, Whitaker, Williams, Wolf                                                
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                    
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Kott, Lynn, Masek, Moses, Ogg, Seaton,                                  
Weyhrauch                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Joule, Wilson                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Whitaker changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                                               
                                                                                                    
And so, CSHB 245(JUD) passed the House on reconsideration.                                          
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved that the effective date clause be                                      
adopted.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?"  The                             
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 245(JUD)--RECONSIDERATION                                                                      
Third Reading                                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  24   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    

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Yeas:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Kohring, Kott, McGuire, Meyer,                                        
Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Weyhrauch,                                         
Whitaker, Williams                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                    
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Lynn, Masek, Moses, Wolf                                                
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Joule, Wilson                                                                      
                                                                                                    
And so, lacking the necessary 27 votes, the effective date clause was                               
not adopted and the new title follows:                                                              
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 245(JUD)(efd fld)                                                         
    "An Act relating to certain suits and claims by members of the                                  
    military services; relating to certain suits and claims regarding acts                          
    or omissions of the organized militia; relating to workers'                                     
    compensation and death benefits for members of the organized                                    
    militia; relating to liability arising out of certain search and rescue,                        
    civil defense, fire management, and fire fighting activities."                                  
                                                                                                    
CSHB 245(JUD)(efd fld) was referred to the Chief Clerk for                                          
engrossment.                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                   CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                           
                               (Continued)                                                         
                                                                                                    
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 89                                                                                             
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD) am                                                               
    "An Act amending the Regulation of Lobbying Act and the                                         
    definition of 'lobbyist' as it applies in the act setting standards of                          
    conduct for legislators and legislative employees; and amending                                 
    the Regulation of Lobbying Act and the legislative standards of                                 
    conduct to allow a lobbyist to give and a person covered by                                     
    legislative standards of conduct to accept tickets to a charity event                           
    during a legislative session."                                                                  
                                                                                                    

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 RLS RPT HCS(RLS) 4DP 2DNP 1NR                                      1560                            
 FN1: ZERO(ADM)                                                     1561                            
                                                                                                    
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. 89(RLS)                                                     
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was not offered.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 2 was offered  by Representative Gara:                                                 
                                                                                                    
Page 4, lines 14 - 15:                                                                              
 Delete all material and insert:                                                                    
               "(ii) during more than 12 hours in any                                           
             calendar month;"                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                          
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative McGuire objected.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
**The presence of Representative Wilson was noted.                                                  
                                                                                                    
Representative Weyhrauch placed a call of the House.                                                
                                                                                                    
Representative Stoltze rose to a point of order regarding confining                                 
debate to the amendment.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated the point was well taken and cautioned the member                                
to narrow debate to the amendment.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The call was satisfied.                                                                             
                                                                                                    

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The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                  
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSB 89(RLS)                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 2                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  25   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                    
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Lynn, Moses, Seaton, Weyhrauch                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Kohring, Kott, Masek, McGuire,                                        
Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Stoltze, Whitaker,                                           
Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                                              
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Joule                                                                              
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 3 was offered  by Representative Gara:                                                 
                                                                                                    
Page 4, lines 14 - 15:                                                                              
 Delete all material and insert:                                                                    
               "(ii) during the greater of either part of two                                   
             calendar days in any month; or more than 12 hours in                               
             any calendar month;"                                                             
                                                                                                    
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                          
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative McGuire objected.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill placed a call of the House on the bill.                                      
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated the call was satisfied.                                                          
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?"  The roll                                  
was taken with the following result:                                                                

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HCS CSSB 89(RLS)                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 3                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  28   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                    
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Moses                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Kohring, Kott, Lynn, Masek,                                           
McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                    
Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Joule                                                                              
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 3 was not adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 4 was offered  by Representative Gara:                                                 
                                                                                                    
Page 2, line 29 through page 3, line 16:                                                            
 Delete all material.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Renumber following bill sections accordingly.                                                       
                                                                                                    
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                          
Amendment No. 4 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Objection was heard.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                   
Amendment No. 4.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                      
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 5 was not offered.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 6 was offered  by Representative Kerttula:                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 3, line 8, following "use":                                                                
 Insert "by the agency authorized to issue, amend, or revoke the                                
permit, license, or entitlement for use"                                                        
                                                                                                    

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Representative Kerttula moved and asked unanimous consent that                                      
Amendment No. 6 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Objection was heard.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Amendment to Amendment No. 6 was offered  by Representative                                          
Kerttula:                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Following "Insert "":                                                                               
 Insert "under existing statutes, regulations, or policies"                                     
                                                                                                    
Representative Kerttula moved and asked unanimous consent that                                      
Amendment to Amendment No. 6 be adopted.  There being no                                            
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
There being no further objection, Amendment No. 6 as amended was                                    
adopted.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 7 was offered  by Representative Kerttula:                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 4, line 24, following "session":                                                               
 Insert ", except that tickets to or gifts received at a charity event                              
under this paragraph are subject to the calendar year limit on the value                            
of gifts received by a legislator or legislative employee in (a) of this                            
section"                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Representative Kerttula moved and asked unanimous consent that                                      
Amendment No. 7 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Rokeberg objected and withdrew the objection.  There                                 
being no further objection, Amendment No. 7 was adopted.                                            
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 8 was not offered.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 9 was offered  by Representative Berkowitz:                                            
                                                                                                    
Page 3, lines 3 - 4:                                                                                
 Delete "[OR QUASI-JUDICIAL]"                                                                       
 Insert "or quasi-judicial"                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
Amendment No. 9 be adopted.                                                                         

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Representative Rokeberg objected and withdrew the objection.                                        
                                                                                                    
There being no further objection, Amendment No. 9 was adopted.                                      
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                   
CSSB 89(RLS) am H be considered engrossed, advanced to third                                        
reading, and placed on final passage.                                                               
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz objected.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
HCS CSSB 89(RLS) am H will advance to third reading on                                              
tomorrow's calendar.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
SB 98                                                                                             
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 98(TRA)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to civil liability for boat owners and to civil                                
    liability for guest passengers on an aircraft or watercraft; and                                
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                   Journal Page                            
                                                                                                    
 JUD RPT HCS(JUD) 4DP 2NR                                           1594                            
 FN1: ZERO(LAW)                                                     1595                            
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                       
CSSB 98(TRA) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                    
and placed on final passage.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Objection was heard.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSB 98(TRA) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                  
                                                                                                    
                      THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 87                                                                                             
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 13,                                 
2003, calendar (page 1603), was read the third time:                                                
                                                                                                    

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    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 87(JUD)                                                            
    "An Act relating to principal and income in the administration of                               
    trusts and decedents' estates and the mental health trust fund;                                 
    adopting a version of the Uniform Principal and Income Act; and                                 
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall HCS SB 87(JUD) pass the House?"  The                                    
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
HCS SB 87(JUD)                                                                                      
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                    
Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris,                                
Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott,                                    
Lynn, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Moses, Ogg, Rokeberg,                                          
Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson,                                    
Wolf                                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Joule                                                                              
                                                                                                    
And so, HCS SB 87(JUD) 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.                                
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz gave notice of reconsideration of the vote                                 
on HCS SB 87(JUD).                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
SB 142                                                                                            
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 13,                                 
2003, calendar (page 1606), was read the third time:                                                
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 142                                                                             
    "An Act designating the Department of Natural Resources as lead                                 
    agency for resource development projects; making conforming                                     
    amendments; and providing for an effective date."                                               
                                                                                                    

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The question being:  "Shall SB 142 pass the House?"  The roll was                                   
taken with the following result:                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 142                                                                                              
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  28   NAYS:  10   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Kohring, Kott, Lynn, Masek,                                           
McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                    
Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                         
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                    
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Moses                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Joule                                                                              
                                                                                                    
And so, SB 142 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.                                
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz gave notice of reconsideration of the vote                                 
on SB 142.                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                  SECOND READING OF SENATE RESOLUTIONS                                           
                                                                                                    
SJR 10                                                                                            
The following was read the second time:                                                             
                                                                                                    
    SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10                                                                  
    Relating to the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                           
                                                                                                    
with the:                                                   Journal Page                            
                                                                                                    
 JUD RPT HCS(JUD) 6DP                                               1389                            
 FN1: ZERO(S.STA)                                                   1389                            
                                                                                                    

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Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                   
resolution:                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10(JUD)                                                
    (same title)                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                   
SJR 10(JUD) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                 
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                              
                                                                                                    
HCS SJR 10(JUD) was read the third time.                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall HCS SJR 10(JUD) pass the House?"  The                                   
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
HCS SJR 10(JUD)                                                                                     
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                    
Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris,                                
Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott,                                    
Lynn, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Moses, Ogg, Rokeberg,                                          
Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson,                                    
Wolf                                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Joule                                                                              
                                                                                                    
And so, HCS SJR 10(JUD) passed the House and was referred to the                                    
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                              
                               (Continued)                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 145                                                                                            
The following, which had been read the second time and moved to the                                 
bottom of the calendar (page 1638), was before the House:                                           
                                                                                                    

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 145                                                                              
    "An Act relating to public interest litigants and to attorney fees;                             
    and amending Rule 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure."                                         
                                                                                                    
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess for                              
a Majority Caucus; and so, the House recessed at 5:04 p.m.                                          
                                                                                                    
                              AFTER RECESS                                                       
                                                                                                    
The Speaker called the House back to order at 5:33 p.m.                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                              
                               (Continued)                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 145                                                                                            
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 145(FIN)                                                                  
    "An Act prohibiting discrimination in the awarding of attorney                                  
    fees and costs in civil actions or appeals to or against, or in the                             
    posting of bonds or other security by, public interest litigants; and                           
    relating to awards of attorney fees and costs in cases involving                                
    enforcement of constitutional rights; and providing for an                                      
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz objected.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
**Representative Holm, who had been previously excused                                              
(page 1616), left the Chamber.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz moved and asked unanimous consent to                                       
amend the motion to adopt the Finance committee substitute by                                       
deleting "(FIN)" and inserting "(JUD)".                                                             
                                                                                                    
Representative Whitaker objected.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz placed a call of the House.                                                
                                                                                                    

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The Speaker stated the call was satisfied.                                                          
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall the motion to adopt the Finance committee                               
substitute be amended?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                              
                                                                                                    
HB 145                                                                                              
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amend Motion to Adopt Finance CS                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  28   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Guttenberg, Kapsner,                                      
Kerttula, Kookesh, Moses                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Gruenberg, Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Kohring, Kott, Lynn, Masek,                                      
McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                    
Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule                                                                        
                                                                                                    
And so, the motion failed.                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
HB 145 be returned to the Judiciary Committee.                                                      
                                                                                                    
Objection was heard.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall HB 145 be returned to the Judiciary                                     
Committee?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 145                                                                                              
Second Reading                                                                                      
Return to Judiciary Committee                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  27   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                    
Kerttula, Kookesh, Moses                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Kohring, Kott, Lynn, Masek, McGuire,                                        
Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                             
Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                         
                                                                                                    

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Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kapsner                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
And so, the motion failed.                                                                          
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall the Finance committee substitute be                                     
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 145                                                                                              
Second Reading                                                                                      
Adopt Finance CS                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  25   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Kohring, Kott, Lynn, Masek, McGuire,                                        
Meyer, Morgan, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Whitaker,                                        
Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                    
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Moses, Ogg, Weyhrauch                                                   
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule                                                                        
                                                                                                    
And so, the Finance committee substitute was adopted.                                               
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was offered  by Representative Gara:                                                 
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 6 through page 3, line 23:                                                             
 Delete all material and insert:                                                                    
   "* Section 1.  AS 09.60.010 is amended to read:                                                
     Sec. 09.60.010.  Costs and attorney fees allowed prevailing                                  
    party.  The supreme court shall determine by rule or order the                                
    costs, if any, that may be allowed a prevailing party in a civil                                
    action.  Unless specifically authorized by statute or by agreement                              
    between the parties, attorney fees may not be awarded to a party in                             
    a civil action for personal injury, death, or property damage                                   
    related to or arising out of fault, as defined in AS 09.17.900,                                 
    unless the civil action is contested without trial, or fully contested                          
    as determined by the court.  In a civil action by a public interest                         
    litigant against the state or state agency, the prevailing                                  
    plaintiff shall be entitled to 65 percent of their full reasonable                          

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    attorney fees.  Where a public interest litigant does not                                   
    prevail, full reasonable attorney fees shall be awarded against                             
    a public interest litigant on claims the plaintiff pursued that                             
    were frivolous."                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Renumber the remaining bill sections accordingly.                                                   
                                                                                                    
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                          
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Whitaker objected.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                  
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 145(FIN)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  27   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                    
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kookesh, Moses                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Kohring, Kott, Lynn, Masek, McGuire,                                        
Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                             
Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule                                                                        
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 2 was not offered.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
**Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
Representatives Kapsner and Moses be excused from a call of the                                     
House today.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                          
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 3 was offered  by Representatives Kerttula and Gara:                                   
                                                                                                    

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 Delete all material.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Renumber remaining bill sections accordingly.                                                       
                                                                                                    
Representative Kerttula moved and asked unanimous consent that                                      
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Representative Whitaker objected.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?"  The roll                                  
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 145(FIN)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 3                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  25   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  2                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                    
Kerttula, Kookesh                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto,                                 
Hawker, Heinze, Kohring, Kott, Lynn, Masek, McGuire, Morgan,                                        
Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Whitaker,                                       
Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Moses                                                        
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Harris, Meyer                                                                              
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 3 was not adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 4 was offered  by Representative Berkowitz:                                            
                                                                                                    
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""An Act relating to certain public interest litigation affecting                                 
natural resource permitting decisions and to expedited trials and                                 
appeals; and providing for an effective date."                                                    
                                                                                                    

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BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF                                                  
ALASKA:                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
   * Section 1. AS 09.20 is amended by adding a new section to read:                              
                                                                                                    
     Article 3. Expedited Trial.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
   * Sec. 09.20.200. Expedited resolution for certain public interest                             
litigation. In a civil action contesting a decision of the Department of                          
Environmental Conservation, the Department of Fish and Game, or the                                 
Department of Natural Resources making a coastal consistency                                        
determination, adopting regulations, or for which there was an                                      
opportunity for the public to comment to the agency before the final                                
agency decision and to seek administrative review before the agency                                 
following the initial agency decision, the courts of this state shall                               
provide expedited consideration of the action.  If the action under this                            
section proceeds to trial or oral argument, the trial or oral argument                              
must commence not more than 120 days following the filing of the                                    
action unless the person filing the action agrees to a later date."                                 
                                                                                                    
Renumber the remaining bill sections accordingly.                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz moved and asked unanimous consent that                                     
Amendment No. 4 be adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Representative Whitaker objected.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?"  The roll                                  
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 145(FIN)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 4                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  24   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  1                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Crawford, Guttenberg, Kerttula,                                 
Kookesh, Kott, Ogg, Weyhrauch                                                                       
                                                                                                    

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Nays:  Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg,                                    
Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Kohring, Lynn, Masek, McGuire, Meyer,                                       
Morgan, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Whitaker, Williams,                                     
Wilson, Wolf                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Moses                                                        
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Anderson                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 4 was not adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                       
CSHB 145(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                   
and placed on final passage.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Objection was heard.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 145(FIN) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                 
                                                                                                    
                          LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                  
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                        
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                             
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Annette M. DeLong, Wasilla Chamber of Commerce 2002                                      
Business Person of the Year                                                                         
By Representatives Kohring, Kott, Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault,                                    
Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Dahlstrom, Fate, Gara, Gatto,                                     
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Joule,                                         
Kapsner, Kerttula, Lynn, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg,                                        
Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Williams, Wilson,                                    
Wolf                                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Forrest A. Miles III, Eagle Scout                                                        
By Representatives Masek, Kott, Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault,                                      
Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Dahlstrom, Fate, Gara, Gatto,                                     
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Heinze, Holm, Joule,                                         
Kapsner, Kerttula, Kohring, Lynn, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg,                                      
Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Williams, Wilson,                                    
Wolf                                                                                                

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                             RECONSIDERATION                                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 251                                                                                            
Representative Stoltze brought up reconsideration of the vote on                                    
CSHB 251(FIN) am (page 1609).                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The following was again before the House in third reading:                                          
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 251(FIN) am                                                               
    "An Act relating to exemption of certain foreign pleasure craft                                 
    from the mandatory pilotage requirement and to civil fines                                      
    imposed on the owner or operator of a pleasure craft of foreign                                 
    registry; and providing for an effective date."                                                 
                                                                                                    
Representative Stoltze moved and asked unanimous consent that                                       
CSHB 251(FIN) am be returned to second reading for the specific                                     
purpose of rescinding previous action in adopting Amendment No. 1.                                  
                                                                                                    
Objection was heard.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 251(FIN) am be returned to second                                  
reading for the purpose of rescinding previous action in adopting                                   
Amendment No. 1?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                    
                                                                                                    
CSHB 251(FIN) am--RECONSIDERATION                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                       
Return to Second/Rescind Previous Action/Amendment No. 1                                            
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  0                                                  
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Chenault, Coghill, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Harris,                              
Heinze, Kerttula, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Samuels,                                      
Seaton, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Wilson, Wolf                                                  
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Gruenberg,                                           
Guttenberg, Hawker, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lynn, Rokeberg,                                         
Williams                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Moses                                                        
                                                                                                    
And so, CSHB 251(FIN) am was returned to second reading.                                            
                                                                                                    

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Representative Stoltze moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
House rescind previous action in adopting Amendment No. 1.                                          
                                                                                                    
Representative Berkowitz objected.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall the House rescind previous action in                                    
adopting Amendment No. 1?"  The roll was taken with the following                                   
result:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
CSHB 251(FIN) am--RECONSIDERATION                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Rescind Previous Action/Amendment No.1                                                              
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  27   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  5                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fate, Gara,                                  
Gatto, Gruenberg, Harris, Hawker, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Lynn,                                 
Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                     
Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson                                                               
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Berkowitz, Guttenberg, Kott                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Moses                                                        
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Crawford, Foster, Heinze, Morgan, Wolf                                                     
                                                                                                    
And so, the motion passed.                                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 (page 1565) was before the House.                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Amendment to Amendment No. 1 was offered  by Representative                                          
Stoltze:                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
 Delete "180"                                                                                       
 Insert "175"                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Representative Gara objected.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment to Amendment No. 1 be                                         
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                            

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CSHB 251(FIN)--RECONSIDERATION                                                                      
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment to Amendment No. 1                                                                        
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  31   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom,                                    
Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Harris, Hawker, Heinze,                                       
Kerttula, Kohring, Lynn, Masek, McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg,                                        
Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams,                                  
Wilson, Wolf                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Berkowitz, Guttenberg, Kookesh, Kott                                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Moses                                                        
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment to Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 as amended be                                           
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                            
                                                                                                    
CSHB 251(FIN)--RECONSIDERATION                                                                      
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 as amended                                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                    
Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris,                                
Hawker, Heinze, Kerttula, Kohring, Lynn, Masek, McGuire, Meyer,                                     
Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Weyhrauch,                                         
Whitaker, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Kookesh, Kott                                                                                
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Moses                                                        
                                                                                                    
And so, Amendment No. 1 as amended was adopted.                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 251(FIN) am pass the                                  
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                              

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CSHB 251(FIN) am--RECONSIDERATION                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                       
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  30   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom,                                    
Fate, Foster, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Heinze,                                 
Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lynn, Masek, Meyer, Morgan,                                       
Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                    
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Berkowitz, Gara, McGuire, Stoltze, Weyhrauch                                                 
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Moses                                                        
                                                                                                    
And so, CSHB 251(FIN) am passed the House on reconsideration.                                       
                                                                                                    
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.                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 251(FIN) am was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                   
                                                                                                    
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                   
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved that the House ratify the appointment of                               
Marianne Stillner to the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics.                                    
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall the House ratify the appointment of                                     
Marianne Stillner to the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics?"                                   
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
Select Committee on Legislative Ethics                                                              
Ratify Appointment of Marianne Stillner                                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                    
Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris,                                
Hawker, Heinze, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lynn, McGuire,                                    
Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                             
Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                         
                                                                                                    

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Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Moses                                                        
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Masek                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
And so, the appointment was ratified.                                                               
                                                                                                    
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                
                                                                                                    
SB 147                                                                                            
The Speaker waived the Finance Committee referral for the following                                 
at the request of Representative Williams, Co-chair:                                                
                                                                                                    
    SENATE BILL NO. 147                                                                             
    "An Act relating to control of nuisance wild animals; and                                       
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
SB 147 was removed from the Finance Committee and referred to the                                   
Rules Committee for placement on the calendar.                                                      
                                                                                                    
HB 111                                                                                            
The Speaker added a Judiciary Committee referral for the following:                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 111                                                                              
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Regulatory                                        
    Commission of Alaska; and providing for an effective date."                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 111 was removed from the Rules Committee and referred to the                                     
Judiciary Committee.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 277                                                                                            
The Speaker added a Finance Committee referral to follow the Labor                                  
& Commerce Committee referral for the following:                                                    
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 277                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the powers of the Regulatory Commission of                                  
    Alaska in regard to intrastate pipeline transportation services and                             
    pipeline facilities, to the rate of interest for funds to be paid by                            
    pipeline shippers or carriers at the end of a suspension of tariff                              
    filing, and to the prospective application of increased standards on                            
    regulated pipeline utilities; allowing the commission to accept                                 

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    rates set in conformity with a settlement agreement between the                                 
    state and one or more pipeline carriers and to enforce the terms of                             
    a settlement agreement in regard to intrastate rates; and providing                             
    for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 277 is in the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                       CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENTS                                               
                                                                                                    
HB 184                                                                                            
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
House consider the Senate message (page 1587) on the following at                                   
this time:                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                    
    184(L&C) am                                                                                     
    "An Act relating to individual deferred annuities; and providing                                
    for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                    
and                                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                      
    184(L&C) am S                                                                                   
 (same title)                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved that the House concur in the Senate                                    
amendment to CSSSHB 184(L&C) am, thus adopting SCS CSSSHB                                           
184(L&C) am S, and recommended that the members vote yes.                                           
                                                                                                    
The question being:  "Shall the House concur in the Senate                                          
amendment to CSSSHB 184(L&C) am?"  The roll was taken with the                                      
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
SCS CSSSHB 184(L&C) am S                                                                            
Concur                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    

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Yeas:  Anderson, Berkowitz, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                    
Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gara, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris,                                
Hawker, Heinze, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott, Lynn, Masek,                                      
McGuire, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                    
Weyhrauch, Whitaker, Williams, Wilson, Wolf                                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Croft, Holm, Joule, Kapsner, Moses                                                        
                                                                                                    
And so, the House concurred in the Senate amendment, thus adopting                                  
SCS CSSSHB 184(L&C) am S.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
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 Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSSSHB 184(L&C) am S was referred to the Chief Clerk for                                        
enrollment.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                   
                                                                                                    
HB 196                                                                                            
Representatives Kerttula and Hawker added their names as cosponsors                                 
to:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 196                                                                              
    "An Act relating to carbon sequestration; and providing for an                                  
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
HB 313                                                                                            
Representatives Kott and Lynn added their names as cosponsors to:                                   
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 313                                                                              
    "An Act authorizing a pilot program relating to state procurement                               
    and the use of electronic commerce tools; and providing for an                                  
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
HB 317                                                                                            
Representative Crawford added his name as cosponsor to:                                             
                                                                                                    

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 317                                                                              
    "An Act requiring certain businesses to recognize postmark dates                                
    as the date of payment."                                                                        
                                                                                                    
SJR 10                                                                                            
Representatives Dahlstrom, Wolf, Seaton, Weyhrauch, Chenault, and                                   
Heinze added their names as cross sponsors to:                                                      
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10(JUD)                                                
    Relating to the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 71                                                                                             
Representative McGuire added her name as cross sponsor to:                                          
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 71(TRA)                                                                  
    "An Act relating to funding for transportation projects; and                                    
    providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SB 151                                                                                            
Reconsideration of the following was not taken up on this legislative                               
day.  It was signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and returned to the                              
Senate:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 151(L&C)                                                                 
    "An Act relating to the regulation of natural gas pipelines under                               
    the Pipeline Act; and providing for an effective date."                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                               ENGROSSMENT                                                       
                                                                                                    
HCR 17                                                                                            
HCR 17 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                     
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                        
                                                                                                    
HB 245                                                                                            
CSHB 245(JUD)(efd fld) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and                                     
Chief Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                        
                                                                                                    

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HB 251                                                                                            
CSHB 251(FIN) am was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                     
Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 313                                                                                            
HB 313 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                     
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                        
                                                                                                    
SJR 10                                                                                            
HCS SJR 10(JUD) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                      
Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 25                                                                                             
Reconsideration of the following was not taken up on this legislative                               
day.  It was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                   
transmitted to the Senate for consideration:                                                        
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 25(RLS)                                                     
    "An Act relating to the acquisition of teachers' housing by                                     
    regional educational attendance areas and to a teacher housing                                  
    loan program and a teachers' and nurses' housing loan program in                                
    the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; and providing for an                                    
    effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                    
SB 124                                                                                            
Reconsideration of the following was not taken up on this legislative                               
day.  It was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                   
transmitted to the Senate for consideration:                                                        
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 124(FIN)                                                           
    "An Act relating to grants for alcoholism and drug abuse                                        
    programs; and providing for an effective date."                                                 
                                                                                                    
                               ENROLLMENT                                                        
                                                                                                    
HB 2                                                                                              
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                  
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                               
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 11:28 a.m.,                                
May 14, 2003:                                                                                       

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 2(JUD)(title am)                                                          
    "An Act relating to the statute of limitations for certain civil                                
    actions relating to acts constituting sexual offenses; and providing                            
    for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 34                                                                                             
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                  
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                               
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 11:28 a.m.,                                
May 14, 2003:                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
    HOUSE BILL NO. 34                                                                               
    "An Act relating to negotiated regulation making; and providing                                 
    for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 52                                                                                             
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                  
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                               
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 11:28 a.m.,                                
May 14, 2003:                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 52(STA)                                                     
    "An Act relating to the crime of distribution of child pornography                              
    and to the forfeiture of property used to possess or distribute child                           
    pornography, to commit indecent viewing or photography, to                                      
    commit a sex offense, or to solicit the commission of, attempt to                               
    commit, or conspire to commit possession or distribution of child                               
    pornography, indecent viewing or photography, or a sexual                                       
    offense."                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 114                                                                                            
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                  
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                               
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 11:28 a.m.,                                
May 14, 2003:                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 114(JUD)(title am)                                                        
    "An Act relating to the issuance of a search warrant upon the                                   
    sworn testimony or affidavit of a person communicated by                                        
    telephone, other appropriate means, or facsimile machine."                                      

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                              ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                      
                                                                                                    
House committee schedules are published daily under separate cover.                                 
                                                                                                    
The following meetings today have been changed as indicated:                                        
                                                                                                    
Finance Committee                                                                                   
CHANGED TO:                                               upon adj., 5/14                           
                                                                                                    
Judiciary Committee                                                                                 
CHANGED TO:                                               upon adj., 5/14                           
                                                                                                    
Labor & Commerce Committee                                                                          
CHANGED TO:                                               upon adj., 5/14                           
                                                                                                    
House Special Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs                                             
CHANGED TO:                                               upon adj., 5/14                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                               ADJOURNMENT                                                       
                                                                                                    
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                   
House adjourn until 10:00 a.m., May 15, 2003.  There being no                                       
objection, the House adjourned at 9:10 p.m.                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                             Suzi Lowell                                            
                                             Chief Clerk