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2008-08-05 House Journal

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2008-08-05                     House Journal                      Page 3319
HB 4001                                                                                                                       
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the                                                                     
August 4, 2008, calendar (page 3309), was read the third time:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 4001(FIN)                                                                                             
    "An Act making supplemental appropriations, capital                                                                         
    appropriations, and other appropriations; making appropriations to                                                          
    capitalize funds; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kerttula moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSHB 4001(FIN) be returned to second reading for the specific                                                                   
purpose of considering Amendment No. 1.  There being no objection,                                                              
it was so ordered.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHB 4001(FIN) would                                                                
be returned to second reading for all amendments.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

2008-08-05                     House Journal                      Page 3320
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Holmes, Kerttula,                                                                
Gara, Cissna, Doll, Kawasaki, Buch, Gruenberg, Edgmon, Gardner,                                                                 
Nelson, Guttenberg, Salmon, and Crawford:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, following line 14:                                                                                                      
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 9. FUND TRANSFER. (a) The sum of $150,000,000 is                                                                      
appropriated from the general fund to the renewable energy grant fund                                                           
(AS 42.45.045(a)).                                                                                                              
    (b)  It is the intent of the legislature that the                                                                           
         (1)  $50,000,000 a year mentioned in sec. 1(b), ch. 31, SLA                                                            
2008, is a guideline and not a cap on appropriations to the renewable                                                           
energy grant fund (AS 42.45.045); and                                                                                           
         (2)  Alaska Energy Authority may consider qualified projects                                                           
that cost more than $50,000,000."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 15:                                                                                                                
    Delete "and 5(b)"                                                                                                           
    Insert "5(b), and 9(a)"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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"* Sec. 13. Section 9(a) of this Act takes effect July 1, 2009."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "This"                                                                                                               
    Insert "Except as provided in sec. 13 of this Act, this"                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kerttula moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Chenault objected.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

2008-08-05                     House Journal                      Page 3321
CSHB 4001(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  23   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Cissna, Crawford, Doll, Edgmon, Gara, Gardner,                                                                     
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Holmes, Kawasaki, Kerttula, Nelson, Salmon                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster,                                                                
Gatto, Harris, Hawker, Johansen, Johnson, Keller, Kelly, Lynn,                                                                  
Meyer, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas,                                                                   
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Joule, LeDoux, Samuels                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representatives Gara, Salmon,                                                                    
Kerttula, Gruenberg, and Gardner:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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   "* Sec. 9.  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL                                                                                
SERVICES. The amount necessary to fund the dollar value of a                                                                    
community heating cost point at $170 is appropriated from the general                                                           
fund to the Department of Health and Social Services, public                                                                    
assistance energy assistance program, for heating assistance for low-                                                           
income households for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Meyer objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 4001(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  22   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Cissna, Crawford, Doll, Doogan, Edgmon, Gara,                                                                      
Gardner, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Holmes, Kawasaki, Kerttula,                                                                     
Nelson, Salmon                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fairclough, Foster, Gatto,                                                                 
Harris, Hawker, Johansen, Johnson, Keller, Kelly, Lynn, Meyer,                                                                  
Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Joule, LeDoux, Samuels                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 3 was offered by Representatives Crawford and                                                                     
Gardner:                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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    "(c)  The sum of $2,000,000 is appropriated from the general fund                                                           
to the Alaska Energy Authority for environmental, engineering, and                                                              
related feasibility studies for the Chakachamna hydroelectric project."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 17, following "secs. 1(b),":                                                                                       
    Delete "2(c),"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Crawford moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Meyer objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment to Amendment No. 3 was offered by Representative                                                                      
Gruenberg:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    Delete "Delete"                                                                                                             
    Insert "Insert"                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Gruenberg moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
Amendment to Amendment No. 3 be adopted.  There being no                                                                        
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 as amended be                                                                       
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 4001(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3 as amended                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  22   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  3                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Cissna, Crawford, Doll, Doogan, Edgmon, Gara,                                                                      
Gardner, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Holmes, Kerttula                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fairclough, Foster, Gatto,                                                                 
Harris, Hawker, Johansen, Johnson, Keller, Lynn, Meyer, Neuman,                                                                 
Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Joule, LeDoux, Samuels                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kawasaki, Kelly, Nelson                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 3 as amended was not adopted.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Representative Nelson be excused from a call of the House until                                                                 
10:00 p.m., today.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 4 was offered by Representatives Crawford and                                                                     
Gardner:                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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"* Sec. 9. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, COMMUNITY,                                                                                 
AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. The sum of $3,750,000 is                                                                              
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Commerce,                                                               
Community, and Economic Development for payment as a grant under                                                                
AS 37.05.315 to the Municipality of Anchorage for construction of a                                                             
gas to energy power plant at the Anchorage Regional Landfill."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Crawford moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 4 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Hawker objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 4001(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 4                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  24   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Cissna, Crawford, Doll, Doogan, Edgmon, Gara,                                                                      
Gardner, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Holmes, Kerttula                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fairclough, Foster, Gatto,                                                                 
Harris, Hawker, Johansen, Johnson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kelly, Lynn,                                                               
Meyer, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                                   
Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Joule, LeDoux, Nelson, Samuels                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 4 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 5 was offered by Representative Cissna:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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   "* Sec. 5. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, COMMUNITY,                                                                              
AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. The sum of $270,000 is                                                                                
appropriated from the general fund to the Division of Community                                                                 
Advocacy for payment of a high-risk residence weatherization and                                                                
crisis preparation program."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Cissna moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 5 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

2008-08-05                     House Journal                      Page 3325
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 4001(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 5                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  22   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  2                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Cissna, Crawford, Doll, Doogan, Edgmon, Gara,                                                                      
Gardner, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Kerttula, Salmon                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fairclough, Gatto, Harris,                                                                 
Hawker, Johansen, Johnson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kelly, Lynn, Meyer,                                                                
Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Joule, LeDoux, Nelson, Samuels                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Foster, Holmes                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 5 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 6 was offered by Representatives Buch, Doll, and                                                                  
Guttenberg:                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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"* Sec. 9. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE                                                                                  
DEVELOPMENT. The sum of $5,300,000 is appropriated from the                                                                     
general fund to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development,                                                              
business services, for the career and technical education grant program                                                         
for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009.                                                                                       
   * Sec. 10. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, COMMUNITY,                                                                              
AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. The sum of $2,287,500 is                                                                              
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Commerce,                                                               
Community, and Economic Development for payment as a grant under                                                                
AS 37.05.316 to the Alaska Works Partnership for acquisition of                                                                 
pipeline training equipment and materials.                                                                                      
   * Sec. 11. UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA. The sum of $1,072,000 is                                                                  
appropriated from the general fund to the University of Alaska for                                                              
acquisition of surface machinery simulators."                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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  Delete "and 8"                                                                                                                
  Insert "8, 10, and 11"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Buch moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 6 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Coghill objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Nelson, who was excused                                                                        
(page 3323), was noted.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 6 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 4001(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 6                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  21   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Cissna, Crawford, Doll, Doogan, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                              
Gardner, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Holmes, Kawasaki, Kerttula,                                                                     
Nelson, Salmon                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Fairclough, Gatto, Harris,                                                                 
Hawker, Johansen, Johnson, Keller, Kelly, Lynn, Meyer, Neuman,                                                                  
Olson, Ramras, Roses, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Joule, LeDoux, Samuels                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 6 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 4001(FIN) was automatically in third reading.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 4001(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 4001(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Doll, Edgmon,                                                                
Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                                                
Harris, Hawker, Johansen, Johnson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kelly, Kerttula,                                                           
Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon,                                                                      
Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Crawford, Doogan, Holmes                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Joule, LeDoux, Samuels                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 4001(FIN) passed the House.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                         
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 4001(FIN) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.