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2003-04-30 Senate Journal

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2003-04-30                     Senate Journal                      Page 1054
HB 140                                                                                            
Senator Ben Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                      
Senate rescind its action in failing to adopt the effective date clause                             
on SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 140(STA)(efd fld S).                                                
Senator Ellis objected.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Senate rescind its action in failing to                              
adopt the effective date clause on SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                         
NO. 140(STA)(efd fld S) "An Act relating to benefits for retired                                    
teachers or employees who participated in retirement incentive                                      
programs and are subsequently reemployed as a commissioner"?"                                       
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
SCS HB 140(STA)(efd fld S)                                                                          
Rescind previous action failing to                                                                  
adopt effective date clause?                                                                        
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Ogan, Seekins, Stevens B,                                      
Stevens G, Taylor, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Lincoln                                                
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Davis                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Olson                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, the Senate failed to rescind its action in failing to adopt the                             
effective date clause.                                                                              

2003-04-30                     Senate Journal                      Page 1055
Senator Ben Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                      
Senate rescind its action in passing SENATE CS FOR HOUSE                                            
BILL NO. 140(STA)(efd fld S). Senator Ellis objected.                                               
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Senate rescind its action in passing                                 
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 140(STA)(efd fld S) "An                                                
Act relating to benefits for retired teachers or employees who                                      
participated in retirement incentive programs and are subsequently                                  
reemployed as a commissioner"?" The roll was taken with the                                         
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
SCS HB 140(STA)(efd fld S)                                                                          
Rescind previous action in passing?                                                                 
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Ogan, Seekins, Stevens B,                                      
Stevens G, Taylor, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Lincoln                                                
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Davis                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Olson                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, the Senate rescinded its action in passing SENATE CS FOR                                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 140(STA)(efd fld S).                                                                 
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 140(STA)(efd fld S) was                                                
before the Senate in third reading.                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Ben Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                      
bill be returned to second reading for the purpose of a specific                                    
amendment, that being Amendment No. 1. Senator Ellis objected.                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                  Recess                                                          
                                                                                                    
President Therriault stated the Senate would stand in recess to 12:45                               
p.m. Without objection, the Senate recessed at 12:34 p.m.                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2003-04-30                     Senate Journal                      Page 1056
                              After Recess                                                        
                                                                                                    
                   Unfinished Business (continued)                                                
                                                                                                    
The Senate reconvened at 1:16 p.m.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
HB 140                                                                                            
Senator Ellis withdrew his objection to the motion to return to                                     
second reading for the purpose of a specific amendment, that being                                  
Amendment No. 1. There being no further objections, the bill was                                    
returned to second reading.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Ben Stevens offered Amendment No. 1:                                                        
                                                                                                    
Page 3, following line 21:                                                                          
         Insert a new bill section to read:                                                         
   "* Sec. 7.  The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended                               
by adding a new section to read:                                                                    
         RETROSPECTIVE EFFECT.  This Act is retrospective to                                        
May 1, 2003."                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Senator Ben Stevens moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                      
Senator Ellis objected.                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senators Wilken, Cowdery, Ogan, Bunde, Green, Dyson, Gary                                           
Stevens, Wagoner, Seekins, Therriault, moved and asked                                              
unanimous consent to be shown as cosponsors on Amendment No.                                        
1. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS HB 140(STA)(efd fld S)                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Ogan, Seekins, Stevens B,                                      
Stevens G, Taylor, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                      
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Davis                                                                                     

2003-04-30                     Senate Journal                      Page 1057
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 140(STA) am S(efd fld S)                                               
was automatically in third reading.                                                                 
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                             
140(STA) am S(efd fld S) "An Act relating to benefits for retired                                   
teachers or employees who participated in retirement incentive                                      
programs and are subsequently reemployed as a commissioner" pass                                    
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
SCS HB 140(STA) am S(efd fld S)                                                                     
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Hoffman, Ogan, Olson,                                          
Seekins, Stevens B, Stevens G, Taylor, Therriault, Wagoner,                                         
Wilken                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Lincoln                                                         
                                                                                                    
Excused:  Davis                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 140(STA) am S(efd                                              
fld S) passed the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for                                      
engrossment.