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                                 SENATE JOURNAL                                                  
                                                                                                    
                            ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                             
                                                                                                    
                           TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE                                             
                                                                                                    
                                 SECOND SESSION                                                  
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                    Wednesday                 January 25, 2006                      
                                                                                                    
                                Seventeenth Day                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                 
Stevens at 11:14 a.m.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The roll showed nineteen members present. Senator Therriault was                                    
absent.                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Father Thomas Weise of the                                  
Cathedral of the Nativity. Senator Hoffman moved and asked                                          
unanimous consent that the prayer be spread. Without objection, it was                              
so ordered.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
                        The law of Love is perfect,                                                 
                              reviving the soul;                                                    
        The testimony of Love is sure, making wise the simple;                                      
                      The precepts of Love are right,                                               
                             rejoicing the heart;                                                   
                       The authority of Love is pure,                                               
                           enlightening the eyes;                                                   
                      The spirit of Love is wondrous,                                               
                              enduring forever;                                                     
                         The rites of Love are true,                                                
                          awakening compassion.                                                     
                                  (Psalm 19)                                                        
                                                                                                    
       God of Love, Father of all, the darkness that covered                                        
       the earth has given way to the bright dawn of Your                                           
       Word made flesh. Make us a people of Your Light and                                          
       Love. Help us be faithful to Your Word, that we may                                          
       bring life to the waiting world.                             Amen.                           

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Senator Huggins led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Certification                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
journals for the fifteenth and sixteenth legislative days be approved as                            
certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                            Messages from the House                                              
                                                                                                    
Message dated January 24 was read, stating:                                                         
                                                                                                    
The House of Representatives respectfully invites the Senate to a Joint                             
Session of the Twenty-fourth Alaska Legislature at 2:00 p.m. on                                     
Tuesday, February 21 for the purpose of hearing U.S. Senator Lisa                                   
Murkowski's annual address.                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
Senate accept the House invitation to meet in Joint Session. Without                                
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Communications                                                  
                                                                                                    
The following reports are on file in the Office of the Secretary of the                             
Senate:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Report to Legislature dated January 20, 2006                                                        
from Gail R. Schubert, Chair, Alaska Management Retirement Board                                    
in accordance with Chapter 9, FSSLA 05                                                              
                                                                                                    
2005 Annual Report                                                                                  
from Lela F. Klingert, President                                                                    
Alaska Commercial Fishing and Agriculture Bank                                                      
in accordance with AS 44.81.200                                                                     
                                                                                                    

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2006 Annual Report to the Legislature                                                               
from Bill Martin, Chair, Statewide Suicide Prevention Council                                       
Department of Health and Social Services                                                            
in accordance with AS 44.29.360                                                                     
available at: www.hss.state.ak.us/suicideprevention                                                 
                                                                                                    
Underground Storage Tank Revolving Loan Fund Annual Report                                          
Fiscal Year 2005                                                                                    
from Kurt Fredriksson, Commissioner                                                                 
Department of Environmental Conservation                                                            
in accordance with AS 46.03.410                                                                     
                                                                                                    
2006 Report to the Legislature for the Division of Mining, Land and                                 
Water:                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
      Report on Identified R.S. 2477 Rights-of-Way                                                  
      in accordance with AS 19.30.400(b)                                                            
                                                                                                    
      Notification of availability of Annual Mining Report                                          
      Alaska's Mineral Industry 2004                                                                
      (published jointly with the Department of Commerce,                                           
      Community, and Economic Development)                                                          
      in accordance with AS 27.05.060                                                               
      available at: wwwdggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/pubs                                               
                                                                                                    
      Land Disposal Income Fund Report                                                              
      in accordance with AS 38.04.022(b)                                                            
                                                                                                    
      Annual Report on the Status of Land in the Land Disposal Bank                                 
      in accordance with AS 38.04.020(d)                                                            
                                                                                                    
      Annual Report on Water Removals and Exports                                                   
      in accordance with AS 46.15.020(b)(5)                                                         
                                                                                                    
      Interim Land Classifications                                                                  
      in accordance with AS 38.05.300                                                               
                                                                                                    
      Summary of Cooperative Resource Management or                                                 
      Development Agreements                                                                        
      in accordance with AS 38.05.027                                                               
                                                                                                    

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from Richard Mylius, Acting Director                                                                
Division of Mining, Land and Water                                                                  
Department of Natural Resources                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                           Standing Committee Reports                                            
                                                                                                    
SB 54                                                                                             
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 54 "An Act                                         
relating to notification to victims of sexual assault; relating to                                  
protective orders; and relating to arrests for crimes involving sexual                              
assault, violation of protective orders, or violation of conditions of                              
release" and recommended it be replaced with                                                        
                                                                                                    
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 54(FIN) "An Act amending                                                
     protective order statutes for crimes involving stalking to                                     
     include crimes involving sexual assault and sexual abuse,                                      
     to provide for other relief ordered by a court, to add the                                     
     protective orders to a centralized registry, to prevent denial                                 
     solely for a lapse of time, and to require notification of the                                 
     court of known civil or criminal actions involving the                                         
     petitioner or respondent; relating to notifications to victims                                 
     of sexual assault and to mandatory arrest for crimes                                           
     involving violation of protective orders and violation of                                      
     conditions of release; and amending Rule 65, Alaska Rules                                      
     of Civil Procedure."                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Wilken, Green, Cochairs; Senators                                         
Hoffman, Olson, Dyson, Stedman, Bunde.                                                              
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 5, zero, Department of Corrections                                                 
 Fiscal Note No. 6, zero, Department of Administration                                              
 Fiscal Note No. 7, zero, Department of Administration                                              
 Fiscal Note No. 8, Department of Public Safety                                                     
 Fiscal Note No. 9, Department of Public Safety                                                     
                                                                                                    
Fiscal information forthcoming.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       

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SB 218                                                                                            
The Judiciary Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 218 "An                                          
Act relating to periodic polygraph examinations for sex offenders                                   
released on probation or parole and to sentencing for sex offenders and                             
habitual criminals" and recommended it be replaced with                                             
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 218(JUD) "An Act                                                   
          relating to sex offenders; relating to reporting of sex                                   
          offenders and child kidnappers; relating to periodic                                      
          polygraph examinations for sex offenders released on                                      
          probation or parole; relating to sexual abuse of a                                        
          minor; relating to sentencing for sex offenders and                                       
          habitual criminals; and providing for an effective                                        
          date."                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Seekins, Chair, Senator French.                                  
Signing do pass: Senator Guess. Signing amend: Senators Therriault,                                 
Huggins.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Public Safety                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 2, indeterminate, Department of Administration                                     
 Fiscal Note No. 3, indeterminate, Department of Administration                                     
 Fiscal Note No. 4, indeterminate, Department of Law                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                           Special Committee Reports                                             
                                                                                                    
Report dated January 24 was read, stating the Victims' Advocate                                     
Selection Committee has met and has nominated Mary Anne Henry                                       
for the position of Victims' Advocate.                                                              
                                                                                                    
Mary Anne Henry meets the qualifications specified in AS 24.65.030                                  
and her appointment becomes effective if the nomination is approved                                 
by a roll call vote of two-thirds of the legislature in joint session.                              
                                                                                                    
The report was signed by Senators Huggins, Dyson, French;                                           
Representatives Samuels, Stoltze, Berkowitz.                                                        

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                         Consideration of the Calendar                                           
                                                                                                    
                                   Citations                                                     
                                                                                                    
                                                           th                                       
Honoring - Wally and Betts Johnson on Their 50 Golden Wedding                                       
Anniversary                                                                                         
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                
Representative(s) LeDoux                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich                                                          
Senator(s) Davis, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Ellis, Elton,                                 
French, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins,                                           
Stedman, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Representative Drew Scalzi                                                            
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins,                                        
Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                       
Representative(s) Olson                                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
citations be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and                             
referred to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
following citations be made a special order of business. Without                                    
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                           Special Order of Business                                             
                                                                                                    
Honoring - The Creating Alaska Project                                                              
Representative(s) Kelly                                                                             
Senator(s) Seekins, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson,                                      
Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson,                                       
Stedman, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Honoring - The 50th Anniversary of the Alaska Constitutional                                        
Convention                                                                                          
Representative(s) Kelly                                                                             
Senator(s) Seekins, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson,                                      
Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson,                                       
Stedman, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
citations be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and                             
referred to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                              Unfinished Business                                                
                                                                                                    
SB 224                                                                                            
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                    
cosponsor on SENATE BILL NO. 224 "An Act establishing Older                                         
Alaskans' Day." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                               
                                                                                                    
Senator Cowdery moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                     
from a call of the Senate from 1:00 p.m., February 1 to afternoon plane                             
time, February 5. Without objection, Senator Cowdery was excused.                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Huggins moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                     
from a call of the Senate from plane time, January 27 to evening plane                              
time, January 29. Without objection, Senator Huggins was excused.                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Stedman moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                     
from a call of the Senate from January 27 to morning plane time,                                    
January 30. Without objection, Senator Stedman was excused.                                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                        
excused from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane time, January                                
26 to morning plane time, January 30. Without objection, Senator                                    
Gary Stevens was excused.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Wilken moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                      
from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane time, February 2 to                                  
morning plane time, February 6. Without objection, Senator Wilken                                   
was excused.                                                                                        

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Senator Wagoner moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                     
from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane time, January 27 to                                  
morning plane time, January 30. Without objection, Senator Wagoner                                  
was excused.                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
                         Reconsideration of House Bills                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 149                                                                                            
Senator Wagoner requested that the reconsideration on SENATE CS                                     
for CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN) am S(ct rule fld S) "An Act                                      
relating to controlled substances; relating to the crimes of                                        
manslaughter, endangering the welfare of a child, and misconduct                                    
involving a controlled substance; relating to the manufacture of                                    
methamphetamine and to the sale, possession, and delivery of certain                                
substances and precursors used in the manufacture of                                                
methamphetamine; relating to listing certain anabolic steroids as                                   
controlled substances; and providing for an effective date" which had                               
been held (page 1964) be taken up. The bill was before the Senate on                                
reconsideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
The presence of Senator Therriault was noted.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 149                                                                                            
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
Senate return to second reading for the purpose of rescinding the                                   
previous action in adopting Amendment No. 1 (page 1943). Without                                    
objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved that the Senate rescind its previous                                     
action in adopting Amendment No. 1.                                                                 
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Senate rescind its previous action in                                
adopting Amendment No. 1?"                                                                          
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 149(FIN) am S                                                                              
Second Reading                                                                                      
Rescind action in adopting Amendment No. 1?                                                         
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                   
Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                          
Stevens B, Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                   

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and so, the Senate rescinded its previous action, and Amendment No.                                 
1 was before the Senate.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Green moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                         
Amendment No. 1. Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was                                             
withdrawn.                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN) "An Act                                                
relating to controlled substances; relating to the crimes of                                        
manslaughter, endangering the welfare of a child, and misconduct                                    
involving a controlled substance; relating to the manufacture of                                    
methamphetamine and to the sale, possession, and delivery of certain                                
substances and precursors used in the manufacture of                                                
methamphetamine; relating to listing certain anabolic steroids as                                   
controlled substances; amending Rule 41, Alaska Rules of Criminal                                   
Procedure; and providing for an effective date" was automatically in                                
third reading on reconsideration.                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Green moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                 
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 5.                                    
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                         
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 4 was not offered.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senators Green, Wagoner offered Amendment No. 5:                                                    
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 6, following "Procedure":                                                            
    Insert ", and Rule 65, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure"                                       
                                                                                                    
Page 16, lines 8 - 9:                                                                               
    Delete all material and insert:                                                                 
       "(b)  If a product or substance contains, as the sole                                        
       active ingredient, ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or                                            
       phenylpropanolamine, or their salts, isomers, or salts of                                    
       isomers, or contains iodine or crystal"                                                      
                                                                                                    
Page 16, line 13, following "public.":                                                              
    Insert "The commissioner of public safety may issue a regulation,                               
including an emergency regulation, with an immediate effective date,                                

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that requires other products or substances containing ephedrine,                                    
pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine, or their salts, isomers, or                                
salts of isomers to be subject to the requirements of this subsection by                            
naming the product or substance by brand when the commissioner                                      
finds that the product or substance named in the regulation has been                                
found in connection with illegal manufacture of methamphetamine in                                  
this state and presents a risk of further diversion to the illegal                                  
manufacture of methamphetamine if not subject to the requirements of                                
this subsection. An emergency regulation adopted under this                                         
subsection is not subject to challenge under AS 44.62.300(2). A court                               
reviewing an emergency regulation under AS 44.62.300 may not grant                                  
a temporary restraining order or injunction restraining or enjoining the                            
enforcement of the regulation. An emergency regulation adopted                                      
under this subsection is subject to AS 44.62.260."                                                  
                                                                                                    
Page 16, line 24:                                                                                   
    Delete "It is an affirmative defense to a prosecution under this                                
section"                                                                                            
    Insert "A retailer does not violate this section if the retailer proves                         
by a preponderance of the evidence"                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Page 17, lines 2 - 4:                                                                               
    Delete all material and insert:                                                                 
           "(f)  a person who violates (a), (b), or (c) of this section shall                       
      forfeit and pay to the state a civil penalty of not more than                                 
      $10,000 for each violation."                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Page 17, line 10:                                                                                   
    Delete all material.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following paragraph accordingly.                                                       
                                                                                                    
Page 18, following line 9:                                                                          
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                              
"* Sec. 22. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                               
adding a new section to read:                                                                       
      INDIRECT COURT RULE AMENDMENT. Section 18 of this                                             
Act has the effect of amending Rule 65, Alaska Rules of Civil                                       
Procedure, by limiting the authority of a court to grant a temporary                                
restraining order or injunction when reviewing an emergency                                         
regulation adopted under AS 17.30.090(b)."                                                          

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Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                   
                                                                                                    
Page 18, line 17:                                                                                   
    Delete "Sections 1 - 18, 21, and 22"                                                            
    Insert "Sections 1 - 18 and 21 - 23"                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Green moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5. Senator                                    
Guess objected.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 149(FIN)                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 5                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Huggins, Seekins, Stedman,                                     
Stevens B, Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                   
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Kookesh, Olson                                  
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 5 was adopted.                                                                
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN) am S was                                               
automatically in third reading on reconsideration.                                                  
                                                                                                    
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN) am S "An Act relating to controlled                                         
substances; relating to the crimes of manslaughter, endangering the                                 
welfare of a child, and misconduct involving a controlled substance;                                
relating to the manufacture of methamphetamine and to the sale,                                     
possession, and delivery of certain substances and precursors used in                               
the manufacture of methamphetamine; relating to listing certain                                     
anabolic steroids as controlled substances; amending Rule 41, Alaska                                
Rules of Criminal Procedure, and Rule 65, Alaska Rules of Civil                                     
Procedure; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SCS CSHB 149(FIN) am S                                                                              
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                  
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Elton, French, Green, Guess,                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B,                                      
Stevens G, Therriault, Wilken                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, Wagoner                                                                               
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN) am                                             
S passed the Senate on reconsideration.                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
vote on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the Court                                 
Rule changes. Senator Ellis objected.                                                               
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Court Rule changes be adopted?" The                                  
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 149(FIN) am S                                                                              
Adopt Court Rule changes?                                                                           
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Huggins, Seekins, Stedman,                                     
Stevens B, Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                   
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Kookesh, Olson                                  
                                                                                                    
and so, the Court Rule changes failed to be adopted.                                                
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
vote on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective                             
date clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and SENATE CS                                     
FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN) am S(ct rule fld S) "An                                          
Act relating to controlled substances; relating to the crimes of                                    
manslaughter, endangering the welfare of a child, and misconduct                                    
involving a controlled substance; relating to the manufacture of                                    
methamphetamine and to the sale, possession, and delivery of certain                                
substances        and      precursors    used    in    the     manufacture    of                    
                                                                                                    

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methamphetamine; relating to listing certain anabolic steroids as                                   
controlled substances; and providing for an effective date" was                                     
referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                          
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Announcements                                                   
                                                                                                    
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                  Engrossment                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 149                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 149(FIN) am S(ct rule                                           
fld S) "An Act relating to controlled substances; relating to the crimes                            
of manslaughter, endangering the welfare of a child, and misconduct                                 
involving a controlled substance; relating to the manufacture of                                    
methamphetamine and to the sale, possession, and delivery of certain                                
substances and precursors used in the manufacture of                                                
methamphetamine; relating to listing certain anabolic steroids as                                   
controlled substances; and providing for an effective date" was                                     
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                
House for consideration.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                  Adjournment                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
Senate stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., January 26, 2006.                                     
Without objection, the Senate adjourned at 12:07 p.m.                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                  Kirsten Waid                      
                                                       Secretary of the Senate                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                  January 2006                      

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                                 Announcements                                                   
                                                                                                    
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                              STANDING COMMITTEES                                                
+ indicates teleconference                                                                          
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                           
                                                                                                    
Jan 25         Wednesday                             Beltz 211          1:30 PM                   
+              Overview: Local Boundary Commission -                                                
               Dan Bockhorst                                                                        
                                                                                                    
Jan 27         Friday                                Beltz 211          1:30 PM                   
               No Meeting Scheduled                                                                 
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                                    FINANCE                                                      
                                                                                                    
Jan 25         Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532             9:00 AM                   
               -- Meeting Canceled --                                                               
               Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                     
                                                                                                    
Jan 26         Thursday                  Senate Finance 532             9:00 AM                   
= SB 171 NPR-A COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM                                                              
     SB 236 AK HOUSING FINANCE CORP DIVIDEND                                                        
               <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                              
     SB 243 TOBACCO REV. FOR UNIV. & CORR. FACILITIES                                               
               <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                              
                                                                                                    
Jan 27         Friday                    Senate Finance 532             9:00 AM                   
               Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                     
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                      HEALTH, EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES                                        
                                                                                                    
Jan 25         Wednesday                       Butrovich 205            1:30 PM                   
+= SB 177 PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY                                                                    
+              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                     
                                                                                                    
Jan 27         Friday                          Butrovich 205            1:30 PM                   
               -- Meeting Canceled --                                                               
+              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled, if Necessary                                       
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                                   JUDICIARY                                                     
                                                                                                    
Jan 25         Wednesday                       Butrovich 205            8:30 AM                   
+ HB 101 SEX TOURISM                                                                                
+ HB 148 TRAFFICKING OF PERSONS                                                                     
+ HJR  9 URGE CONGRESS HONOR EXXON VALDEZ JUDGMENT                                                  
               <Bill Hearing Canceled by Sponsor>                                                   
+              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                     
                                                                                                    
Jan 26         Thursday                        Butrovich 205            8:30 AM                   
+              Confirmations:                                                                       
               James J. Fayette, Commission on Judicial Conduct                                     
               William S. L. Walters, Alaska Public                                                 
               Offices Commission                                                                   
               Regina C. Chennault, Violent Crimes                                                  
               Compensation Board                                                                   
+              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                     
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                                LABOR & COMMERCE                                                 
                                                                                                    
Jan 26         Thursday                              Beltz 211          1:30 PM                   
               -- Meeting Canceled --                                                               
               Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                     
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                                   RESOURCES                                                     
                                                                                                    
Jan 25         Wednesday                       Butrovich 205            3:30 PM                   
+ HB 251 COMMERCIAL FISHING MULTIPLE PERMIT HOLDER                                                  
+ HJR 17 FEDERAL LANDS RECREATION ENHANCEMENT ACT                                                   
                                                                                                    
Jan 27         Friday                          Butrovich 205            3:30 PM                   
               No Meeting Scheduled                                                                 

2006-01-25                     Senate Journal                      Page 1990
                                 STATE AFFAIRS                                                   
                                                                                                    
Jan 26         Thursday                              Beltz 211          3:30 PM                   
+ SB 214 APPROP FOR ENERGY DIVIDEND & ASSISTANCE                                                    
+ SB 215 ENERGY DIVIDEND: INCREASE 2005 PFD                                                         
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                                 TRANSPORTATION                                                  
                                                                                                    
Jan 26         Thursday                        Butrovich 205            1:30 PM                   
               No Meeting Scheduled                                                                 
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                                JOINT COMMITTEES                                                 
                                                                                                    
                              LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                
                                                                                                    
Jan 26         Thursday                  Senate Finance 532             5:00 PM                   
               Thompson West Publishing Presentation, Revisor's Bill                                
               Data Processing Issues                                                               
               Eagle River Office Space Renewal                                                     
               Juneau Storage Approval                                                              
               Kevin Clarkson Contract Approval                                                     
               Legislative Per Diem                                                                 
               Scheduling of Meetings, Security Analysis                                            
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                     SELECT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE ETHICS                                      
                                                                                                    
Feb 07         Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           10:30 AM                   
+              Public Comment                                                                       
               Status of Ethics Legislation: SB 187                                                 
               Advisory Opinion 06-01                                                               
               Committee Rules of Procedure                                                         
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                                 OTHER MEETINGS                                                  
                                                                                                    
                               CHILDREN'S CAUCUS                                                 
                                                                                                    
Feb 07         Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           12:00 PM                   
+              Health Teen Relationships with Dr. Stan Weed, PhD, Institute                         
               for Research and Evaluation and Carol Kidwell, Program                               
               Director, Let's Talk Health Relationships                                            
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                        JOINT LEGISLATIVE HEALTH CAUCUS                                          
                                                                                                    
Feb 01         Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           12:00 PM                   
               "Helping People Beyond Roads"                                                        
               Light Lunch Will Be Served                                                           
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                                 JOINT SESSION                                                   
                                                                                                    
Feb 08         Wednesday                     House Chamber             11:00 AM                   
               Chief Justice Bryner's                                                               
               Annual State of the Judiciary Message                                                
                                                                                                    
Feb 21         Tuesday                       House Chamber              2:00 PM                   
               Address by U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski