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2005-04-13 Senate Journal

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2005-04-13                     Senate Journal                      Page 0942
SB 155                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 155(FIN) "An Act making                                                      
appropriations from the earnings reserve account for construction of                                
an integrated science complex at the University of Alaska in                                        
Anchorage, for replacement of the virology laboratory in Fairbanks,                                 
for expansion of the Anchorage Museum of History and Art, for the                                   
major maintenance grant fund, and for other capital projects related to                             
education; and providing for an effective date" was read the third time.                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2005-04-13                     Senate Journal                      Page 0943
In accordance with Uniform Rule 4 and Mason's Manual Section                                        
582(2), President Stevens relinquished the Chair to President pro                                   
tempore Green for the purpose of debate.                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved that the bill be returned to second reading for the                             
purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1.                                        
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis offered Amendment No. 1:                                                              
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 1:                                                                                     
     Delete "from the earnings reserve account"                                                   
     Insert "under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of                              
     Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund"                                         
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    

2005-04-13                     Senate Journal                      Page 0944
Page 3, lines 18 - 19:                                                                              
     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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     Delete "from the earnings reserve account (AS 37.13.145)"                                      
     Insert "from the budget reserve fund (art. IX, sec. 17, Constitution                           
     of the State of Alaska)"                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Page 4, following line 3:                                                                           
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                             
       "* Sec. 7.  The appropriations made in secs. 2 - 6 of this Act are                         
     made under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of                                   
     Alaska."                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                    
Ben Stevens objected.                                                                               

2005-04-13                     Senate Journal                      Page 0945
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSB 155(FIN)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Kookesh, Olson                                  
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Huggins, Seekins, Stedman,                                     
Stevens B, Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 155(FIN) was automatically in third                                          
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved that the bill be returned to second reading for the                             
purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 2.                                        
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis offered Amendment No. 2:                                                              
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 5, following "education;":                                                           
     Insert "authorizing an advisory vote on making these                                         
appropriations from the earnings reserve account;"                                                
                                                                                                    
Page 4, following line 5:                                                                           
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                             
"* Sec. 8.  The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                               
adding a new section to read:                                                                     
     ADVISORY VOTE.  At a special election to be held on                                            
September 13, 2005, in substantial compliance with the election laws                                
of the state, including absentee voting and the preparation, publication,                           
and mailing of an election pamphlet under AS 15.58.010 - 15.58.090,                                 
the lieutenant governor shall place before the qualified voters of the                              
state a question advisory to the legislature and the governor.  The                                 
election pamphlet for the special election must comply with                                         
AS 15.58.020(6), including the requirement that it contain statements                               
that advocate voter approval or rejection of the question.                                          

2005-04-13                     Senate Journal                      Page 0946
Notwithstanding AS 15.60.005 and other laws relating to preparation                                 
of the ballot proposition, the question shall appear on the ballot in                               
substantially the following form, along with the text of secs. 1 - 7 of                             
this Act:                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
                               Q U E S T I O N                                                     
               Do you support spending money from the earnings                                     
             reserve account of the Alaska permanent fund for the                                  
       projects specified in SB 155 in the amounts specified?                                       
                                                                                                    
                             Yes [  ]   No [  ]"                                                   
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                    
                                                                                                    
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     Delete all material and insert:                                                                
"* Sec. 9.  Section 8 of this Act takes effect immediately under                                  
AS 01.10.070(c).                                                                                    
   * Sec. 10.  Except as provided in sec. 9 of this Act, this Act takes                           
effect November 1, 2005."                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Senator                                    
Ben Stevens objected.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSB 155(FIN)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 2                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Olson                                                    
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Hoffman, Huggins, Seekins,                                     
Stedman, Stevens B, Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                          
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Kookesh                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 155(FIN) was automatically in third                                          
reading.                                                                                            

2005-04-13                     Senate Journal                      Page 0947
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 155(FIN)                                          
"An Act making appropriations from the earnings reserve account for                                 
construction of an integrated science complex at the University of                                  
Alaska in Anchorage, for replacement of the virology laboratory in                                  
Fairbanks, for expansion of the Anchorage Museum of History and                                     
Art, for the major maintenance grant fund, and for other capital                                    
projects related to education; and providing for an effective date" pass                            
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                          
                                                                                                    
CSSB 155(FIN)                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Green, Hoffman, Kookesh, Olson,                                       
Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B, Stevens G, Wagoner, Wilken                                             
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Huggins, Therriault                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 155(FIN) passed the Senate.                                          
                                                                                                    
President pro tempore Green returned to the floor. President Stevens                                
returned as presiding officer.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved for the adoption of the effective date                                   
clause.                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?" The                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSSB 155(FIN)                                                                                       
Effective Date Clause                                                                               
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Green, Guess, Hoffman,                                  
Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B, Stevens G,                                    
Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Elton, French                                                                                
                                                                                                    
and so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration.