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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                   
                                                                                                    
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                              
                                                                                                    
                          TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE                                              
                                                                                                    
                                SECOND SESSION                                                   
                                                                                                    
Juneau, Alaska                     Saturday                      May 6, 2006                      
                                                                                                    
                          One Hundred Eighteenth Day                                             
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                 
Stevens at 2:24 p.m.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                             
                                                                                                    
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Kathrin Radach of the                                
Lord of Life Lutheran Church in North Pole. Senator Hoffman moved                                   
and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be spread. Without                                      
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
          Creator of the universe, we are humbled by our                                            
          responsibility to make decisions that impact this great                                   
          land. Increase in us awareness of the impact of our                                       
          decisions. Strengthen in us a willingness to listen to                                    
          the voices of all who love this land, who live off this                                   
          land and work to protect this land.                                                       
                                                                                                    
          Giver of all good gifts, we serve in order to bring                                       
          about justice and equity for all. Increase in us                                          
          empathy for all those we represent. Strengthen us in                                      
          our willingness to listen to the voices of the                                            
          marginalized, the impoverished, the old, and the sick                                     
            as well as those who can easily speak for themselves.                                  
                                                                                                    
          Grant us clarity in our deliberations, wisdom in our                                      
          discernment and integrity in our decisions, we                                            
   humbly pray.                                                      Amen.                         
                                                                                                    
Senator Seekins led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                         
                                                                                                    

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                                Certification                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
journal for the one hundred seventeenth legislative day be approved as                              
certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                   
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                           Messages from the House                                               
                                                                                                    
SB 237                                                                                            
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 237(FIN) "An Act                                                   
          relating to the compensation of justices and judges,                                      
          and to increasing the number of superior court judges                                     
          designated for the third and fourth judicial districts;                                   
          and providing for an effective date."                                                     
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 291                                                                                            
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and returned:                                
                                                                                                    
                   CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 291(CRA) "An Act                                         
               relating to the municipal harbor facility grant                                     
          program; and providing for an effective date."                                            
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                              
                                                                                                    
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and                                          
transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 51                                                                                             
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 51(FIN)                                                
BY THE HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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          "An Act relating to associations of self-insured                                          
          employers for purposes of providing workers'                                              
          compensation coverage and allowing employers who                                          
          are members of the same trade to form associations                                        
          for providing self-insurance for workers'                                                 
          compensation coverage; and providing for an                                               
          effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                      
                                                                                                    
                               Concur Messages                                                   
                                                                                                    
SB 20                                                                                             
Message dated May 5 was read, stating the House passed and returned                                 
for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 20(JUD) "An Act                                            
relating to offenses against unborn children" with the following                                    
amendment:                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
 HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 20(FIN)                                                        
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated the message will be held on the Secretary's                                
desk.                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
SB 310                                                                                            
Message dated May 4 was read, stating the House passed and returned                                 
for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 310 "An Act relating to the                                       
employment of prisoners; and providing for an effective date" with the                              
following amendments:                                                                               
                                                                                                    
 HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 310(FIN) am H                                                         
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated the message will be held on the Secretary's                                
desk.                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                Communications                                                   
                                                                                                    
The following reports are on file in the Office of the Secretary of the                             
Senate:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    

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Alaska Growth Capital BIDCO, Inc.,                                                                  
Economic Development Effect, Financing Assistance                                                   
from William C. Noll, Commissioner                                                                  
Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development                                          
in accordance with AS 10.13.590                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Alaska Salmon Enhancement Program 2005 Annual Report                                                
from Bruce White, Commercial Fisheries                                                              
Department of Fish and Game                                                                         
in accordance with AS 16.05.092(4)                                                                  
available at: www.sf.adfg.state.ak.us/FedAidPDFs/fmr06-19.pdf                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 475                                                                                            
Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                  
Finance Committee referral be waived on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                       
475(FIN) am. Senator Elton objected.                                                                
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Finance Committee referral be waived                                 
on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 475(FIN) am "An Act relating to the                                        
supplemental employee benefit program; relating to teachers' and                                    
public employees' defined benefit retirement plans; relating to                                     
teachers' and public employees' defined contribution retirement plans                               
that apply to employees first hired after June 30, 2007; relating to the                            
health reimbursement arrangement plan for certain teachers and public                               
employees; clarifying eligibility for membership in the health                                      
reimbursement arrangement plan; relating to waiver of adjustments                                   
under the teachers' defined benefit retirement plan and the public                                  
employees' defined benefit retirement plan; relating to the                                         
administrator of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska;                                 
relating to employer contributions for occupational disability and                                  
death benefits; repealing participation in the teachers' defined                                    
contribution and defined benefit retirement plans by certain employees                              
of the National Education Association of Alaska; relating to                                        
requirements for employer minimum contributions to the teachers' and                                
the public employees' defined benefit retirement systems; relating to                               
the public employees' defined benefit deferred compensation program;                                
providing for an effective date by amending sec. 148, ch. 9, FSSLA                                  
2005, which contains an effective date; and providing for an effective                              
date"?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                               
                                                                                                    

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CSHB 475(FIN) am                                                                                    
Waive from Finance Committee?                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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 Finance Committee referral was waived.                                                  
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Standing Committee Reports                                             
                                                                                                    
HB 240                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
240(RLS) am "An Act relating to brewery and brewpub licensing and                                   
relating to sales of wine by a winery licensee" and recommended it be                               
replaced with                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
       240(FIN)                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Wilken, Green, Cochairs; Senator Bunde.                                   
Signing no recommendations: Senators Olson, Stedman. Signing                                        
amend: Senator Dyson.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Public Safety                                           
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 266                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
266(FIN) "An Act relating to penalties for violation of vehicle weight                              
limitations; prohibiting the use of a violation of a vehicle weight                                 
limitation for certain personal automobile insurance actions; amending                              
Rule 43.6, Alaska Rules of Administration; and providing for an                                     
effective date." Signing do pass: Senators Wilken, Green, Cochairs;                                 
Senators Bunde, Dyson, Stedman. Signing no recommendation:                                          
Senator Olson.                                                                                      

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
          Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                               
       and Economic Development                                                                     
     Fiscal Note No. 5, zero, Department of Transportation and Public                               
       Facilities                                                                                   
     Fiscal Note No. 6, indeterminate, Department of Law                                            
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 304                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
304(FIN) am "An Act relating to the commercial fishing loan                                         
program; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass:                                     
Senators Wilken, Green, Cochairs; Senators Bunde, Stedman. Signing                                  
no recommendation: Senators Hoffman, Olson, Dyson.                                                  
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
           Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Commerce, Community and                                
       Economic Development                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 334                                                                                            
Forthcoming Finance Senate Committee Substitute (page 3197) for CS                                  
FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 334(FIN) "An Act relating to an exemption                                        
from and deferral of municipal property taxes for certain types of                                  
deteriorated property" was received today:                                                          
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 334(FIN) "An Act                                                
relating to a mandatory exemption for certain residences owned by a                                 
religious organization, to an exemption from and deferral of municipal                              
property taxes for certain types of deteriorated property, and to an                                
optional deferral of municipal property taxes on certain primary                                    
residences owned and occupied by individuals with incomes at or                                     
below federal poverty guidelines for the state."(Title change SCR 34)                               
                                                                                                    
HB 347                                                                                            
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                            
347(JUD) am "An Act relating to mandatory motor vehicle insurance,                                  
license suspensions, mandatory impoundments of vehicles used in                                     
certain offenses, notices relating to motor vehicles, and notices                                   
relating to driver's licenses" and recommended it be replaced with                                  

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          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 347                                                   
          (JUD) "An Act relating to mandatory motor vehicle                                         
          insurance, license suspensions, notices relating to                                       
          motor vehicles, and notices relating to driver's                                          
          licenses." (Title change SCR 35)                                                          
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senator Seekins, Chair; Senators French, Guess,                                    
Therriault, Huggins.                                                                                
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                          
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Administration                                          
     Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Public Safety                                           
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 381                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
381(FIN) "An Act relating to the financing of construction, major                                   
maintenance, and renovation of certain capital projects; authorizing                                
the commissioner of revenue to sell the right to receive a portion of the                           
anticipated revenue from a tobacco litigation settlement to the                                     
Northern Tobacco Securitization Corporation, and relating to that sale                              
and the use of the revenue; authorizing the Northern Tobacco                                        
Securitization Corporation to issue bonds and use the proceeds to                                   
acquire the right to receive a portion of anticipated revenue from a                                
tobacco litigation settlement and for other purposes, and relating to                               
those bonds; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it                                
be replaced with                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          381(FIN)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Wilken, Green, Cochairs; Senators Bunde,                                  
Hoffman, Olson, Stedman. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                         
Dyson.                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                          
                                                                                                    
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 403                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
403(FIN) "An Act relating to registration and operation of low-speed                                
vehicles" and recommended the adoption of the Transportation Senate                                 
Committee Substitute offered on page 3023.                                                          
                                                                                                    
Signing do pass: Senators Wilken, Green, Cochairs; Senators Dyson,                                  
Stedman. Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                  
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Public Safety                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Administration                                                
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 409                                                                                            
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                              
409(L&C) "An Act relating to excluding qualified real estate licensees                              
from workers' compensation coverage." Signing do pass: Senators                                     
Wilken, Green, Cochairs; Senators Bunde, Olson, Dyson, Stedman.                                     
Signing no recommendation: Senator Hoffman.                                                         
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
          Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                               
       and Economic Development                                                                     
          Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Labor and Workforce                               
       Development                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 426                                                                                            
Forthcoming Finance Senate Committee Substitute (page 3198) for CS                                  
FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 426(FIN)(title am) "An Act relating to                                           
cooperation of insurers with the Department of Health and Social                                    
Services; relating to subrogation, assignment, and lien rights and                                  
notices for medical assistance claims; relating to recovery of medical                              
assistance overpayments; relating to asset transfers and income                                     
diversion by medical assistance applicants; relating to assets and                                  
Medicare enrollment as they affect medical assistance coverage;                                     
relating to home and community-based services; relating to medical                                  
assistance applications for persons under 21 years of age; requiring a                              
report by the Department of Health and Social Services; and providing                               
for an effective date" was received today:                                                          

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                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          426(FIN)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
HB 482                                                                                            
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                            
482(JUD) "An Act relating to harassment, intimidation, and bullying                                 
in schools" and recommended it be replaced with                                                     
                                                                                                    
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                           
          482(JUD)                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Signing no recommendation: Senator Seekins, Chair; Senators French,                                 
Therriault, Huggins. Signing do pass: Senator Guess.                                                
                                                                                                    
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Law                                                     
     Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Education and Early                                           
       Development                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HCR 30                                                                                            
Forthcoming Finance Senate Committee Substitute (page 3202) for CS                                  
FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30(FIN) am                                                      
Creating an Alaska Climate Impact Assessment Commission was                                         
received today:                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
                          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                               
          CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 (FIN)                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                          Special Committee Reports                                              
                                                                                                    
SB 104                                                                                            
The following report was received and distributed at 8:00 p.m., May 5,                              
2006:                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                 May 5, 2006                        
                                                                                                    
Mr. President:                                                                                      
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
The Conference Committee with limited powers of free conference                                     
considered:                                                                                         

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CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 104(JUD) "An Act relating to the                                             
crimes of unsworn falsification in the first and second degrees and                                 
false information or report; requiring the establishment of a permanent                             
fund dividend fraud investigation unit in the Department of Revenue;                                
and providing for an effective date" and HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 104(JUD) and recommends                                                             
                                                                                                    
  CONFERENCE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 104 "An Act                                                     
  relating to the crimes of unsworn falsification in the first degree                               
  involving an application for a permanent fund dividend and                                        
  false information or report involving eligibility for a permanent                                 
  fund dividend; requiring the establishment of a permanent fund                                    
  dividend fraud investigation unit in the Department of Revenue;                                   
  relating to service in the peace corps and as a member of the                                     
  United States Olympic Team as allowable absences from the                                         
  state for purposes of eligibility for permanent fund dividends                                    
  and to the period for filing an application for a permanent fund                                  
  dividend; authorizing the Department of Revenue to issue                                          
  administrative orders imposing sanctions for certain                                              
  misrepresentations or other actions concerning eligibility for a                                  
  permanent fund dividend and providing for administrative                                          
  appeal of those orders; and providing for an effective date"                                      
                                                                                                    
be adopted.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Signing the report: Senator Seekins, Chair, Senators Therriault, Guess;                             
Representative McGuire, Chair, Representatives Lynn, Gruenberg.                                     
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
      Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Law                                                    
                                                                                                    
Fiscal information forthcoming.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated the message will be held on the Secretary's                                
desk.                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                        Introduction and Reference of                                            
                              Senate Resolutions                                                 
                                                                                                    
SCR 34                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34 BY THE                                                          
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                           
                                                                                                    

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  Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                       
  of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No.                                        
  334, relating to an exemption from and deferral of municipal                                      
  property taxes for certain types of deteriorated property.                                        
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                           
                                                                                                    
SCR 35                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 BY THE                                                          
SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE,                                                                         
                                                                                                    
     Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform                                          
     Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill                                   
     No. 347, relating to motor vehicles, licenses, insurance,                                      
     impoundments, and notices.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                           
                                                                                                    
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                            
                                                                                                    
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 13                                                                                             
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 13(RLS) am "An Act relating to                                                
reimbursement of municipal bonds for school construction; increasing                                
the base student allocation used in the formula for state financing of                              
public education; relating to the district cost factors for state funding                           
of public education; relating to school improvement funding; and                                    
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3195. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 13(FIN) was adopted.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 13(FIN) will be on the May 7 calendar.                                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 16                                                                                             
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 16(RLS) "An Act relating to funding for                                       
school districts operating secondary school boarding programs, to                                   
funding for school districts from which boarding students come, and to                              
the effectiveness of district secondary school boarding programs; and                               
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                          

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Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3195. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 16(FIN) was adopted.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The following fiscal information was published today:                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 2 (corrected), Department of Education and Early                                   
       Development                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 16(FIN) will be on the May 7 calendar.                                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 41                                                                                             
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 41(FIN) "An Act relating to minimum                                           
periods of imprisonment for the crime of assault in the fourth degree                               
committed against an employee of an elementary, junior high, or                                     
secondary school or certain contractors of school districts who were                                
engaged in the performance of school duties at the time of the assault"                             
was read the second time.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Seekins, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                               
2205. Without objection, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 41(FIN) "An                                          
Act relating to minimum periods of imprisonment for the crime of                                    
assault in the fourth degree committed against an employee of an                                    
elementary, junior high, or secondary school or certain contractors of                              
school districts who were engaged in the performance of school duties                               
at the time of the assault" was adopted.                                                            
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 41(JUD) will be on the May 7 calendar.                                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 83                                                                                             
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(FIN) "An Act relating to the Alaska                                        
Seismic Hazards Safety Commission; and providing for an effective                                   
date" was read the second time.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3037. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 83(FIN) was adopted.                                                                            
                                                                                                    

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Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
bill be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on                               
final passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(FIN) was read the                                            
third time.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                          
NO. 83(FIN) "An Act relating to the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety                                   
Commission; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?"                                  
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 83(FIN)                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
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                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(FIN)                                                 
passed the Senate.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
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 the bill was                                  
referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 105                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 105(FIN) "An Act relating to coverage                                         
for adult dental services under Medicaid; and providing for an                                      
effective date" was read the second time.                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3196. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 105(FIN) was adopted.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                      
adoption of the House Letter of Intent (House Journal page 3060).                                   
Without objection, the Legislative Letter of Intent was adopted.                                    

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Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
bill be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on                               
final passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 105(FIN) was read the                                           
third time.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                          
NO. 105(FIN) "An Act relating to coverage for adult dental services                                 
under Medicaid; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?"                              
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                       
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 105(FIN)                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Dates                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
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                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 105(FIN)                                                
passed the Senate.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
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 clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was                                 
referred to the Secretary for engrossment with a Legislative Letter of                              
Intent.                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
HB 240                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 240(RLS) am "An Act relating to                                               
brewery and brewpub licensing and relating to sales of wine by a                                    
winery licensee" was read the second time.                                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3227. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 240(FIN) was adopted.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
bill be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on                               
final passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                

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SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 240(FIN) was read the                                           
third time.                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                          
NO. 240(FIN) "An Act relating to brewery and brewpub licensing and                                  
relating to sales of wine by a winery licensee" pass the Senate?" The                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 240(FIN)                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                   
Guess, Hoffman, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B,                                        
Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Huggins                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 240(FIN)                                                
passed the Senate.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Therriault gave notice of reconsideration.                                                  
                                                                                                    
HB 258                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 258(JUD) "An Act relating to                                                  
aggravating factors at sentencing for sexual assault and sexual abuse"                              
was read the second time.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Seekins, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                               
3055. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 258(JUD) "An Act relating to sexual abuse of a minor in the                                     
second degree and to aggravating factors at sentencing for sexual                                   
assault and sexual abuse" was adopted.                                                              
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
bill be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on                               
final passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 258(JUD) was read                                               
the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Dyson moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                    
cross sponsor on the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                    

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The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                          
NO. 258(JUD) "An Act relating to sexual abuse of a minor in the                                     
second degree and to aggravating factors at sentencing for sexual                                   
assault and sexual abuse" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                 
the following result:                                                                               
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 258(JUD)                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 258(JUD)                                                
passed the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                
                                                                                                    
SCR 30                                                                                            
Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that SENATE                                          
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30, which had been held on the                                            
Secretary's desk (page 3091) be taken up. Without objection, SENATE                                 
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 was before the Senate on                                               
final passage.                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                             
NO. 30 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                  
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 258,                                     
relating to aggravating factors at sentencing for sexual assault and                                
sexual abuse, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                               
result:                                                                                             
                                                                                                    
SCR 30                                                                                              
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 passed the                                              
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                           
                                                                                                    

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HB 334                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 334(FIN) "An Act relating to an                                               
exemption from and deferral of municipal property taxes for certain                                 
types of deteriorated property" was read the second time.                                           
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3197. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 334(FIN) "An Act relating to a mandatory exemption for certain                                  
residences owned by a religious organization, to an exemption from                                  
and deferral of municipal property taxes for certain types of                                       
deteriorated property, and to an optional deferral of municipal property                            
taxes on certain primary residences owned and occupied by                                           
individuals with incomes at or below federal poverty guidelines for the                             
state" (Title change SCR 34) was adopted.                                                           
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 334(FIN) will be on the May 7 calendar.                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 377                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 377(L&C) am "An Act relating to an                                            
exemption from certain registration and practice requirements for                                   
persons preparing drawings or specifications related to the                                         
construction of certain buildings and the grounds of the buildings" was                             
read the second time.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                      
adoption of the Labor and Commerce Senate Committee Substitute                                      
offered on page 3022. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                       
HOUSE BILL NO. 377(L&C) was adopted.                                                                
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 377(L&C) will be on the May 7 calendar.                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 381                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 381(FIN) "An Act relating to the                                              
financing of construction, major maintenance, and renovation of                                     
certain capital projects; authorizing the commissioner of revenue to                                
sell the right to receive a portion of the anticipated revenue from a                               
tobacco litigation settlement to the Northern Tobacco Securitization                                

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Corporation, and relating to that sale and the use of the revenue;                                  
authorizing the Northern Tobacco Securitization Corporation to issue                                
bonds and use the proceeds to acquire the right to receive a portion of                             
anticipated revenue from a tobacco litigation settlement and for other                              
purposes, and relating to those bonds; and providing for an effective                               
date" was read the second time.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3229. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 381(FIN) was adopted.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was not offered.                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Green offered Amendment No. 2:                                                              
                                                                                                    
Page 5, line 21:                                                                                    
 Delete "Thomas Bay Power Authority"                                                                
 Insert "Alaska Energy Authority"                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Senator Green moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Senator                                    
Ellis objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no further                                 
objection, Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senator Green offered Amendment No. 3:                                                              
                                                                                                    
Page 4, line 1:                                                                                     
 Delete "Campus Center Renewal and Renovation"                                                      
 Insert "Tanana Valley Campus: Campus Center Renewal and                                            
       Renovation"                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Page 4, line 27:                                                                                    
     Delete "Southeast Islands -"                                                                   
 Insert "Sitka -"                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
Page 4, line 30:                                                                                    
 Delete "City of Craig"                                                                             
 Insert "Southeast Islands - City of Craig"                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senator Green moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3. Without                                    
objection, Amendment No. 3 was adopted.                                                             
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 381(FIN) am S will be on the May 7 calendar.                                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 399                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 399(FIN) "An Act establishing the office                                      
of elder fraud and assistance; and relating to fraud involving older                                
Alaskans" was read the second time.                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                      
adoption of the State Affairs Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                
page 3088. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                            
BILL NO. 399(STA) was adopted.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
bill be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on                               
final passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 399(STA) was read                                               
the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                          
NO. 399(STA) "An Act establishing the office of elder fraud and                                     
assistance; and relating to fraud involving older Alaskans" pass the                                
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 399(STA)                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                   
Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                          
Stevens B, Stevens G, Wagoner, Wilken                                                               
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Therriault                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 399(STA)                                                
passed the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                
                                                                                                    

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HB 426                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 426(FIN)(title am) "An Act relating to                                        
cooperation of insurers with the Department of Health and Social                                    
Services; relating to subrogation, assignment, and lien rights and                                  
notices for medical assistance claims; relating to recovery of medical                              
assistance overpayments; relating to asset transfers and income                                     
diversion by medical assistance applicants; relating to assets and                                  
Medicare enrollment as they affect medical assistance coverage;                                     
relating to home and community-based services; relating to medical                                  
assistance applications for persons under 21 years of age; requiring a                              
report by the Department of Health and Social Services; and providing                               
for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3230. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 426(FIN) was adopted.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 426(FIN) will be on the May 7 calendar.                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 446                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 446(JUD) "An Act relating to the amount                                       
of a civil penalty for an unlawful act or practice in the conduct of trade                          
or commerce; and eliminating mandatory continuances in these                                        
matters after issuance of an injunction" was read the second time.                                  
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 446(JUD) will                                        
be on the May 7 calendar.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
HB 475                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 475(FIN) am "An Act relating to the                                           
supplemental employee benefit program; relating to teachers' and                                    
public employees' defined benefit retirement plans; relating to                                     
teachers' and public employees' defined contribution retirement plans                               
that apply to employees first hired after June 30, 2007; relating to the                            
health reimbursement arrangement plan for certain teachers and public                               
employees; clarifying eligibility for membership in the health                                      
reimbursement arrangement plan; relating to waiver of adjustments                                   
under the teachers' defined benefit retirement plan and the public                                  

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employees' defined benefit retirement plan; relating to the                                         
administrator of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska;                                 
relating to employer contributions for occupational disability and                                  
death benefits; repealing participation in the teachers' defined                                    
contribution and defined benefit retirement plans by certain employees                              
of the National Education Association of Alaska; relating to                                        
requirements for employer minimum contributions to the teachers' and                                
the public employees' defined benefit retirement systems; relating to                               
the public employees' defined benefit deferred compensation program;                                
providing for an effective date by amending sec. 148, ch. 9, FSSLA                                  
2005, which contains an effective date; and providing for an effective                              
date" was read the second time.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Stedman, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Community and Regional Affairs Senate Committee                                     
Substitute offered on page 3199. Senator Elton objected.                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall the Community and Regional Affairs                                       
Senate Committee Substitute be adopted?" The roll was taken with the                                
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
CSHB 475(FIN) am                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                      
Adopt CRA Senate Committee Substitute?                                                              
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Huggins, Seekins, Stedman,                                     
Stevens B, Stevens G, Wagoner, Wilken                                                               
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Kookesh, Olson                                  
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Therriault                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 475(CRA)                                                
"An Act relating to the supplemental employee benefit program;                                      
relating to teachers' and public employees' defined benefit retirement                              
plans; relating to teachers' and public employees' defined contribution                             
retirement plans; relating to the health reimbursement arrangement                                  
plan for certain teachers and public employees; clarifying eligibility                              
for membership in the health reimbursement arrangement plan;                                        
relating to waiver of adjustments under the teachers' defined benefit                               
retirement plan and the public employees' defined benefit retirement                                

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plan; relating to the administrator of the Public Employees' Retirement                             
System of Alaska; relating to employer contributions for occupational                               
disability and death benefits; repealing participation in the teachers'                             
defined contribution and defined benefit retirement plans by certain                                
employees of the National Education Association of Alaska; relating                                 
to requirements for employer minimum contributions to the teachers'                                 
and the public employees' defined benefit retirement systems; relating                              
to the public employees' defined benefit deferred compensation                                      
program; and providing for an effective date" was adopted.                                          
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 475(CRA) will be on the May 7 calendar.                                                         
                                                                                                    
HB 484                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 484(FSH) "An Act allowing for revenue                                         
received from issuance of additional entry permits to be appropriated                               
for reimbursement to salmon fishery associations" was read the second                               
time.                                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Senator Green, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                   
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3201. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 484(FIN) was adopted.                                                                           
                                                                                                    
President Stevens stated SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                            
NO. 484(FIN) will be on the May 7 calendar.                                                         
                                                                                                    
                         Third Reading of House Bills                                            
                                                                                                    
HB 107                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 107(JUD) was read                                               
the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                          
NO. 107(JUD) "An Act relating to unlawful obstruction or hindrance                                  
of hunting, fishing, trapping, or viewing of fish or game; and                                      
amending Rule 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule 508,                                    
Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                 
taken with the following result:                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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SCS CSHB 107(JUD)                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Court Rules                                                                                         
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Guess,                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B,                                      
Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                              
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Bunde                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 107(JUD)                                                
passed the Senate.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
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. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                 
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration.                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 307                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 307(RES) was read the third time.                                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 307(RES) "An                                       
Act creating the Knik River Public Use Area" pass the Senate?" The                                  
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
CSHB 307(RES)                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 307(RES) passed the Senate and                                        
the bill was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                              
House with a Senate Letter of Intent.                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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HB 326                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 326(JUD) was read                                               
the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                          
NO. 326(JUD) "An Act relating to the definition of the crime of                                     
harassment; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHB 326(JUD)                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
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                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 326(JUD)                                                
passed the Senate.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
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 the bill was                                  
referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 343                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 343(JUD) am was read the third time.                                          
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 343(JUD) am                                        
"An Act creating the crimes of harassment in the first and second                                   
degree, amending the crime of stalking, and adding a definition of                                  
'medical professional' to the assault and harassment statutes" pass the                             
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                              
                                                                                                    
CSHB 343(JUD) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
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, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 343(JUD) am passed the Senate,                                        
was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                
                                                                                                    
HB 419                                                                                            
HOUSE BILL NO. 419 was read the third time.                                                         
                                                                                                    
Senators Therriault, Dyson moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                  
shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                   
ordered.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 419 "An Act repealing                                     
the Board of Storage Tank Assistance, the underground storage tank                                  
revolving loan fund, and the tank cleanup loan program; repealing                                   
certain reporting requirements relating to underground petroleum                                    
storage tank systems; making conforming amendments; and providing                                   
for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
HB 419                                                                                              
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
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                                                   
                                                                                                    
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 419 passed the Senate.                                                       
                                                                                                    
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 the bill was                                  
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                    
                                                                                                    
HB 442                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 442(JUD) am "An Act relating to the                                           
validity of advance health care directives, individual health care                                  
instructions, and do not resuscitate orders; relating to the revocation of                          
advance health care directives; relating to do not resuscitate orders;                              
relating to resuscitative measures; relating to the liability and                                   

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discipline of health care providers, institutions, and facilities; relating                         
to proceedings for judicial relief; relating to an individual's capacity                            
for making health care decisions; and providing for an effective date"                              
was read the third time.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator French 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 French offered Amendment No. 1:                                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 5, line 16:                                                                                    
 Delete "gross negligence"                                                                          
 Insert "negligence, gross negligence,"                                                             
                                                                                                    
Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                   
Gary Stevens objected.                                                                              
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSHB 442(JUD) am                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 1                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Kookesh                                                         
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Huggins, Olson, Seekins,                                       
Stedman, Stevens B, Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner                                                  
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Green, Hoffman, Wilken                                                                     
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 442(JUD) am was automatically in third                                        
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 442(JUD) am                                        
"An Act relating to the validity of advance health care directives,                                 
individual health care instructions, and do not resuscitate orders;                                 
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do not resuscitate orders; relating to resuscitative measures; relating to                          
the liability and discipline of health care providers, institutions, and                            
facilities; relating to proceedings for judicial relief; relating to an                             
individual's capacity for making health care decisions; and providing                               
for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                
following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                    
CSHB 442(JUD) am                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Elton, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B, Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner                                  
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Ellis, French, Guess                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Green, Hoffman, Wilken                                                                     
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 442(JUD) am passed the Senate.                                        
                                                                                                    
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.                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration.                                                       
                                                                                                    
                     Second Reading of House Resolutions                                         
                                                                                                    
HJR 9                                                                                             
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 9 am Urging the United States                                            
Congress to honor the process and judgment of the federal courts in                                 
the case of the Exxon Valdez disaster and to refrain from enacting                                  
legislation that would affect the outcome of the courts' resolution of                              
the case was read the second time.                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                      
adoption of the Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                               
3165. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                  
RESOLUTION NO. 9(JUD) Urging the United States Congress to                                          
honor the process and judgment of the federal courts in the case of the                             
Exxon Valdez disaster and to refrain from enacting legislation that                                 
would affect the outcome of the courts' resolution of the case; urging                              

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the United States Department of Justice and the Alaska Department of                                
Law to identify all natural resource damages from the Exxon Valdez                                  
oil spill that were unanticipated at the time of the 1991 settlement, to                            
develop plans to remedy the damages, and to present the ExxonMobil                                  
Corporation with a request for the full $100,000,000 that is available                              
through the "Reopener for Unknown Injury" clause of the 1991 civil                                  
settlement to carry out these plans was adopted.                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator French offered Amendment No. 1:                                                             
                                                                                                    
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Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                   
Gary Stevens objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                  
further objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
resolution be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and                                   
placed on final passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                      
                                                                                                    
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 9(JUD) am S                                                
was read the third time.                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senators French, Ellis, Kookesh, Wagoner, Elton, Gary Stevens,                                      
Stedman, Olson moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as                                     
cross sponsors on the resolution. Without objection, it was so ordered.                             
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                
RESOLUTION NO. 9(JUD) am S Urging the United States Congress                                        
to honor the process and judgment of the federal courts in the case of                              
the Exxon Valdez disaster and to refrain from enacting legislation that                             
would affect the outcome of the courts' resolution of the case; urging                              
the United States Department of Justice and the Alaska Department of                                
Law to identify all natural resource damages from the Exxon Valdez                                  
oil spill that were unanticipated at the time of the 1991 settlement, to                            
develop plans to remedy the damages, and to present the ExxonMobil                                  
Corporation with a request for the full $100,000,000 that is available                              
through the "Reopener for Unknown Injury" clause of the 1991 civil                                  
settlement to carry out these plans pass the Senate?" The roll was                                  
taken with the following result:                                                                    

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SCS HJR 9(JUD) am S                                                                                 
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess,                                   
Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B, Stevens G,                                    
Therriault, Wagoner                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Green, Hoffman, Wilken                                                                     
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                    
9(JUD) am S passed the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for                                 
engrossment.                                                                                        
                                                                                                    
SCR 32                                                                                            
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that                                         
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32, which had been                                                 
held on the Secretary's desk (page 3167) be taken up. Without                                       
objection, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32 was                                                  
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                 
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                             
NO. 32 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                  
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Joint Resolution                                  
No. 9, urging the United States Congress to honor the process and                                   
judgment of the federal courts in the case of the Exxon Valdez disaster                             
and to refrain from enacting legislation that would affect the outcome                              
of the courts' resolution of the case pass the Senate?" The roll was                                
taken with the following result:                                                                    
                                                                                                    
SCR 32                                                                                              
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess,                                   
Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B, Stevens G,                                    
Therriault, Wagoner                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Green, Hoffman, Wilken                                                                     
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32 passed the                                              
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                           

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HCR 30                                                                                            
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30(FIN) am                                                   
Creating an Alaska Climate Impact Assessment Commission was read                                    
the second time.                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                      
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                 
3231. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                 
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30(FIN) was adopted and was                                               
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                 
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                               
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30(FIN) Creating an Alaska                                                
Climate Impact Assessment Commission pass the Senate?" The roll                                     
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
SCS CSHCR 30(FIN)                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                       
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess,                                   
Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B, Stevens G,                                    
Therriault, Wagoner                                                                                 
                                                                                                    
Absent:  Green, Hoffman, Wilken                                                                     
                                                                                                    
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT                                                       
RESOLUTION NO. 30(FIN) passed the Senate and was referred to                                        
the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                      
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                  Citations                                                      
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Myrna Lang and Farrell Swain for Their Actions During                                    
the 2006 Sitka Hotel Fire                                                                           
Senator(s) Stedman, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson,                                      
Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson,                                       
Seekins, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
Representative(s) Wilson                                                                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Honoring - Southeast Members of the Alaska Army National Guard                                      
                     rdth                                                                           
Alpha Company, 3 Battalion, 297 Infantry                                                            
Senator(s) Stedman, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson,                                      
Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson,                                       
Seekins, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
Representative(s) Wilson, Elkins                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                   th                               
Honoring - Reverend Dr. Alonzo and Shirley Patterson 50 Wedding                                     
Anniversary                                                                                         
Senator(s) Davis, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Ellis, Elton,                                 
French, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins,                                    
Stedman, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                                              th                    
Honoring - George and Peggy Brown Lucky Wishbone 50                                                 
Anniversary                                                                                         
Senator(s) Davis, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Ellis, Elton,                                 
French, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins,                                    
Stedman, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
                                                                                                    
                                                th                                                  
Honoring - Robert and Karrold Jackson 50 Wedding Anniversary                                        
Senator(s) Davis, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Ellis, Elton,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                               th                                                   
Honoring - Cliff and Dorothy Gilmore 50 Wedding Anniversary                                         
Representative(s) Stoltze                                                                           
Senator(s) Huggins, Dyson, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                      
Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins,                                       
Stedman, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Chugiak-Eagle River Bear Paw Festival                                                    
Representative(s) Stoltze                                                                           
Senator(s) Huggins, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson,                                      
Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins,                                       
Stedman, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Harold Groetsema                                                                         
Representative(s) Guttenberg                                                                        
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 - Alaska National Guard of Kodiak                                                          
Representative(s) LeDoux                                                                            
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Ouzinkie's Veterans                                                                      
Representative(s) LeDoux                                                                            
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                
                                                                                                    
Honoring - The Alaska Trollers Association                                                          
Representative(s) Weyhrauch, Kerttula                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Bob Bell                                                                                 
Representative(s) Anderson, McGuire                                                                 
Senator(s) Guess, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Elton, Green, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Wasilla High School Girls' Varsity Basketball Team 2006                                  
Region III Champions                                                                                
Representative(s) Kohring                                                                           
Senator(s) Green, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Elton, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
Honoring - Edward Thomas                                                                            
Representative(s) Kerttula, Weyhrauch                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Honoring - Dixie Belcher                                                                            
Representative(s) Kerttula, Weyhrauch                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Rosanne Alexander                                                                     
Senator(s) Davis, Ellis, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Elton,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Violet Lovene Dyer                                                                    
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
Representative(s) Kerttula, Weyhrauch                                                               
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Thomas H. Dahl                                                                        
Representative(s) Kerttula, Weyhrauch                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - "Mama" Felisa Peregrino                                                               
Representative(s) Kerttula, Weyhrauch                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Edith Carter                                                                          
Representative(s) Kerttula, Weyhrauch                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Tobias Botkin Lee                                                                     
Representative(s) Kerttula, Weyhrauch                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           

2006-05-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 3256
In Memoriam - Kenny Kasselder                                                                       
Representative(s) Kerttula, Weyhrauch                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Harry Gregoire                                                                        
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                            
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Meggin Dunham Clancy                                                                  
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                            
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Hilda L. Mast Stoltzfus                                                               
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                            
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Dora Ann Kamluck                                                                      
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                            
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Ralph Gano Cowles                                                                     
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                            
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Elsie Whitmore                                                                        
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                            
Senator(s) Gary Stevens, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                        
Dyson, Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                       
Olson, Seekins, Stedman, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                
                                                                                                    

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In Memoriam - William Alver Rongstad                                                                
Representative(s) Weyhrauch, Kerttula                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Thomas McBrien                                                                        
Representative(s) Weyhrauch, Kerttula                                                               
Senator(s) Elton, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, Stedman,                                   
Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                           
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Patricia Macomber Lee                                                                 
Representative(s) Stoltze                                                                           
Senator(s) Huggins, Dyson, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis,                                      
Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins,                                       
Stedman, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Christopher M. Alcozer                                                                
Representative(s) Guttenberg                                                                        
Senator(s) Seekins, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson,                                      
Ellis, Elton, Green, Guess, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson,                                       
Stedman, Gary Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                  
                                                                                                    
In Memoriam - Helen Simpson                                                                         
Representative(s) Gruenberg                                                                         
Senator(s) Guess, Ben Stevens, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                 
Elton, Green, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Seekins, 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                                                 
                                                                                                    
HB 399                                                                                            
Senators Ellis, Dyson, Stedman, Therriault, Gary Stevens, Davis,                                    
Wagoner moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross                                      
sponsors on SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                     
399(STA) "An Act establishing the office of elder fraud and                                         
assistance; and relating to fraud involving older Alaskans." Without                                
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       

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                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
Rule 23(d) of the Alaska State Legislature Uniform Rules is currently                               
in effect.                                                                                          
                                                                                                    
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                 Engrossment                                                     
                                                                                                    
HB 83                                                                                             
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(FIN) "An Act                                                 
relating to the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission; and                                       
providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President                             
and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                          
                                                                                                    
HB 105                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 105(FIN) "An Act                                                
relating to coverage for adult dental services under Medicaid; and                                  
providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President                             
and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration with a                                    
Legislative Letter of Intent.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
HB 258                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 258(JUD) "An Act                                                
relating to sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree and to                                     
aggravating factors at sentencing for sexual assault and sexual abuse"                              
was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned to                                
the House for consideration.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
HB 326                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 326(JUD) "An Act                                                
relating to the definition of the crime of harassment; and providing for                            
an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and                                       
Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                              
                                                                                                    
HB 399                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 399(STA) "An Act                                                
establishing the office of elder fraud and assistance; and relating to                              
fraud involving older Alaskans" was engrossed, signed by the                                        
President and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                

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SCR 30                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 Suspending Rules                                                
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                      
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 258, relating to aggravating                                 
factors at sentencing for sexual assault and sexual abuse was                                       
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                 
the House for consideration.                                                                        
                                                                                                    
SCR 32                                                                                            
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32 Suspending Rules                                                
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                      
Legislature, concerning House Joint Resolution No. 9, urging the                                    
United States Congress to honor the process and judgment of the                                     
federal courts in the case of the Exxon Valdez disaster and to refrain                              
from enacting legislation that would affect the outcome of the courts'                              
resolution of the case was engrossed, signed by the President and                                   
Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                           
                                                                                                    
HJR 9                                                                                             
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 9(JUD) am S                                                
Urging the United States Congress to honor the process and judgment                                 
of the federal courts in the case of the Exxon Valdez disaster and to                               
refrain from enacting legislation that would affect the outcome of the                              
courts' resolution of the case; urging the United States Department of                              
Justice and the Alaska Department of Law to identify all natural                                    
resource damages from the Exxon Valdez oil spill that were                                          
unanticipated at the time of the 1991 settlement, to develop plans to                               
remedy the damages, and to present the ExxonMobil Corporation with                                  
a request for the full $100,000,000 that is available through the                                   
"Reopener for Unknown Injury" clause of the 1991 civil settlement to                                
carry out these plans was engrossed, signed by the President and                                    
Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                              
                                                                                                    
HCR 30                                                                                            
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                    
NO. 30(FIN) Creating an Alaska Climate Impact Assessment                                            
Commission was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and                                 
returned to the House for consideration.                                                            
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2006-05-06                     Senate Journal                      Page 3260
                                 Adjournment                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Gary Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                     
Senate stand in adjournment until 3:00 p.m., May 7, 2006. Without                                   
objection, the Senate adjourned at 4:11 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                Kirsten Waid                        
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                    May 2006                        

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                                Announcements                                                    
                                                                                                    
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                 
+ indicates teleconference                                                                          
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                         
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                   FINANCE                                                       
                                                                                                    
May 06        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                     
              -- Time Change --                                                                     
+= HB 381 TOBACCO REV. FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS                                                         
+ HB 266 VEHICLE WEIGHTS AND INSURANCE                                                              
+ HB 403 NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRIC VEHICLES                                                             
+ HB 304 COMMERCIAL FISHING LOAN PROGRAM                                                            
+ HB 409 NO WORKERS' COMP. FOR REAL EST. LICENSEE                                                   
+ HB 240 BREWERY& BREWPUB LICENSEE/SALES BY WINERY                                                  
+ HB 150 LICENSING RADIOLOGIC TECHNICIANS                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 07        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                     
              -- Time Change --                                                                     
+ HB  51 EMPLOYER ASSN FOR WORKERS' COMP INS                                                        
+ HB 190 REQUIRED ID FOR PURCHASING ALCOHOL                                                         
+ HB 485 STATE PHARMACISTS/DOCTORS: EXEMPT SERVICE                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                      
                   ----------------------------------------                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                  JUDICIARY                                                      
                                                                                                    
May 06        Saturday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                     
+ HB 347 MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE/LICENSE/ NOTICES                                                   
+ HB 482 SCHOOL:BULLYING/HARASSMENT/INTIMIDATION                                                    
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                  
                                                                                                    
                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 365 & HB 366                                       
                                                                                                    
May 06        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                     
= HB 365 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                       
= HB 366 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                               
              University of Alaska                                                                  
              Statewide Open Appropriation Items                                                    
                                                                                                    
May 07        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                     
= HB 365 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                       
= HB 366 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                               
              Statewide Open Appropriation Items                                                    
              Fiscal Notes                                                                          
              House Bill 366