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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                       TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                    Friday                  April 27, 2007                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                        One Hundred Second Day                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Harris at 10:15 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 33 members present.  Representatives Gatto,                                                                    
Kerttula, Kohring, Roses, and Wilson had been excused from a call of                                                            
the House today.  Representatives Crawford and Kelly were absent                                                                
and their presence was noted later.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Kayla Epstein of                                                                    
Congregation Sukkat Shalom.  Representative Dahlstrom moved and                                                                 
asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.                                                           
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    With the deepest respect for the religious beliefs of all                                                                   
    Alaskans, I offer the following prayer.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    Grant us peace, your most precious gift, O Eternal Source of                                                                
    peace, and give us the will to proclaim its message to all the                                                              
    peoples of the world.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    Bless our country, that it may always be a stronghold of peace                                                              
    and its advocate among the nations.  May contentment reign                                                                  
    within its borders, health and happiness within its homes.                                                                  
    Strengthen the bonds of friendship among the inhabitants of                                                                 
    all lands, and may the love of your name hallow every home                                                                  
    and every heart.  We praise you, O God, the Source of peace.                                                                
    Amen.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Lynn.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
journal for the 101st legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                           
Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                            COMMUNICATIONS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Letters of disclosure, as required by AS 24.60, were published in                                                               
House Journal Supplement No. 2 and Senate and House Joint Journal                                                               
Supplement No. 6.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Kelly was noted.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                    REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 80                                                                                                                         
The Transportation Committee considered:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 80                                                                                                           
    "An Act expanding the Alaska marine highway system to Yukon                                                                 
    and Kuskokwim River locations and relating to the duty of the                                                               
    Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to construct,                                                            
    purchase, or lease ferry terminal facilities."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 80(TRA)                                                                                               
    "An Act directing preparation of a feasibility study report relating                                                        
    to expanding the Alaska marine highway system to Yukon and                                                                  
    Kuskokwim River locations."                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Johansen, Chair, with the                                                               
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Salmon, Neuman, Johansen                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Fairclough, Johnson                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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Amend (1):  Doogan                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 80(TRA):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 80 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 162                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 162                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to mortgage lenders, mortgage brokers, mortgage                                                            
    originators, state agents who collect program administration fees,                                                          
    and other persons who engage in activities relating to mortgage                                                             
    lending; relating to mortgage loan activities; relating to an                                                               
    originator fund; relating to fees for mortgage loan transactions;                                                           
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 162(L&C)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to mortgage lenders, mortgage brokers, mortgage                                                            
    originators, state agents who collect program administration fees,                                                          
    and other persons who engage in activities relating to mortgage                                                             
    lending; relating to mortgage loan activities; relating to an                                                               
    originator fund; relating to fees for mortgage loan transactions;                                                           
    making certain violations unfair trade practices; relating to                                                               
    persons who are licensed under the Alaska Small Loans Act; and                                                              
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Meyer and Chenault, Co-                                                                
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Nelson, Crawford, Stoltze, Kelly, Hawker                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (5):  Gara, Thomas, Foster, Meyer, Chenault                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 162(L&C):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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1. Zero, Dept. of Law                                                                                                           
2. Fiscal, Dept. of Administration                                                                                              
3. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 162 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 184                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 184                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to a commemorative troops license plate; and                                                               
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 184(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to a commemorative troops license plate and to                                                             
    license plates available to disabled veterans; relating to mandatory                                                        
    motor vehicle insurance, license suspensions, mandatory                                                                     
    impoundments of vehicles used in certain offenses, and notices                                                              
    relating to motor vehicles and driver's licenses; relating to                                                               
    registration of vehicles for disabled persons; and providing for an                                                         
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Meyer and Chenault, Co-                                                                
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Gara, Nelson, Thomas, Foster, Meyer, Chenault                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Crawford, Kelly, Hawker                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 184(FIN):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Administration                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 184 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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HB 233                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 233                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to giving notice of unclaimed net margin                                                                   
    distributions made by electric and telephone cooperatives."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 233(L&C)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Olson, Chair, with the                                                                  
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Gardner, LeDoux, Buch, Olson                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Neuman                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 233(L&C):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 233 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Chris von Imhof                                                                                                      
By Representative Hawker                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Hooray Cartoon Sun                                                                                                   
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Tanana Wolves Boys Basketball Team                                                                                   
By Senator Kookesh; Representative Salmon                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Robert "Bob" Swartz                                                                                               
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Aileen Clare Ryan Kirkpatrick                                                                                     
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - William "Bill" Thomas Taylor                                                                                      
By Senators Bunde, Thomas                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following citation was introduced and taken up later as a Special                                                           
Order of Business:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Charles Hodges Benson, Jr.                                                                                        
By Representative Gara; Senator Ellis                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                            OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 188                                                                                                                        
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 188 by                                                                                    
Representative Wilson, entitled:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the authority of the Board of Fisheries to                                                              
   allocate within fisheries; and providing for an effective date."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Fisheries and the Resources and Judiciary Committees.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 175                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 175                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the prohibition of the exercise of the power of                                                         
    eminent domain against a recreational structure for the purposes of                                                         
    developing a recreational facility or project."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 JUD RPT CS(JUD) 4DP 3NR                                              578                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(DOT)                                                       579                                                       
 FIN RPT CS(JUD) 4DP 5NR                                              746                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(DOT)                                                       747                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 175(JUD)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Gara and Johnson:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 3, following "project" (title amendment):                                                                        
 Insert "; and relating to access to fishing waterways"                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 16:                                                                                                      
 Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                             
   "* Sec. 4. AS 38.50 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                            
     Sec. 38.50.015. Access along fishing waterways. (a) The                                                                  
    commissioner and the commissioner of fish and game jointly shall                                                            
    prepare and maintain a list that identifies land to or along fishing                                                        
    waterways where public access is or may in the future be impeded                                                            
    by private land ownership. The list must include at least two and                                                           
    not more than five meander miles along fishing waterways, and                                                               
    may identify land to be used for public access for fishing, hunting,                                                        
    or other recreational purposes. The list shall be prepared before                                                           
    December 1 of each year, except that the commissioner and the                                                               
    commissioner of fish and game are not required to prepare a new                                                             
    list if the existing list contains at least two meander miles of                                                            
    private land along fishing waterways.                                                                                       
     (b)  Before February 1 of each odd-numbered year, the                                                                      
    commissioner, with the concurrence of the commissioner of fish                                                              
    and game, shall submit to the legislature a plan to acquire by                                                              
    easement, fee, or other interest, public access to or along fishing                                                         
    waterways through trade with or purchase from a willing                                                                     

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    landowner or landowners.                                                                                                    
     (c)  An agreement for an easement that provides public access                                                              
    to a fishing waterway under this section may allow the owner of                                                             
    the land granting the easement to develop the land subject to the                                                           
    rights granted by the easement.                                                                                             
     (d)  The commissioner may close or restrict public access                                                                  
    acquired under this section if necessary to protect habitat along a                                                         
    fishing waterway.                                                                                                           
     (e)  The commissioner and the commissioner of fish and game                                                                
    shall consider land providing public access along Montana Creek                                                             
    upstream of the Parks Highway, and along Anchor River and                                                                   
    Deep Creek on the Kenai Peninsula for inclusion in the plan under                                                           
    (b) of this section.                                                                                                        
     (f)  The commissioner may not obtain a property interest in                                                                
    land under this section unless the commissioner has made not less                                                           
    than an equivalent acreage of state land available for disposal for                                                         
    private use under AS 38.05.050 in the same calendar year.                                                                   
     (g)  In this section,                                                                                                      
      (1)  "fishing waterway" means a waterway that contains                                                                    
    wild sport fish or fish of a species, physical size, and abundance                                                          
    that may support a sport, commercial, personal use, or subsistence                                                          
    fishery;                                                                                                                    
      (2)  "meander mile" means a distance of one mile                                                                          
    measured following the course of a waterway."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Salmon objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Crawford was noted.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representatives Olson and Stoltze moved and asked unanimous                                                                     
consent that they be allowed to abstain from voting because of a                                                                
conflict of interest.  Objection was heard, and the members were                                                                
required to vote.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            

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CSHB 175(JUD)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  31   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll,                                                              
Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg,                                                                   
Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki,                                                                   
Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras,                                                                      
Seaton, Thomas                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Johansen, Salmon, Samuels, Stoltze                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gatto, Kerttula, Kohring, Roses, Wilson                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was adopted and the new title follows:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 175(JUD) am                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the prohibition of the exercise of the power of                                                         
    eminent domain against a recreational structure for the purposes of                                                         
    developing a recreational facility or project; and relating to access                                                       
    to fishing waterways."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
CSHB 175(JUD) am be considered engrossed, advanced to third                                                                     
reading, and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was                                                         
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 175(JUD) am was read the third time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 175(JUD) am pass the House?"                                                                   
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 175(JUD) am                                                                                                                
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll,                                                              
Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg,                                                                   
Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson,                                                                    
Ramras, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Salmon                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gatto, Kerttula, Kohring, Roses, Wilson                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 175(JUD) am passed the House and was referred to the                                                               
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 205                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 205                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to real estate broker and real estate salesperson                                                          
    licensing; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT CS(L&C) 2DP 2NR                                              797                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                       797                                                       
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) 4DP 4NR                                              834                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                       834                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 205(FIN)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
CSHB 205(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 205(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                                          

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Representative Lynn moved and asked unanimous consent that he be                                                                
allowed to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.                                                               
Objection was heard, and Representative Lynn was required to vote.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 205(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 205(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll,                                                              
Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg,                                                                   
Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson,                                                                    
Ramras, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gatto, Kerttula, Kohring, Roses, Wilson                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 205(FIN) passed the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels 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 205(FIN) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                    SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 49                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 49(STA)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to commemorative license plates celebrating                                                                
    Alaska's 50th anniversary as a state; and providing for an effective                                                        
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 TRA RPT HCS(TRA) NT 6DP                                              480                                                       
 FN2: (ADM)                                                           480                                                       
 STA REFERRAL WAIVED                                                  632                                                       
 FIN RPT HCS(TRA) NT 8DP 1NR                                          771                                                       
 FN2: (ADM)                                                           772                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 49(TRA)                                                                                 
    "An Act relating to motor vehicle license plates; and providing for                                                         
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    (HCR 4 - title change resolution)                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Thomas, Buch,                                                                    
Foster, Lynn, Gruenberg, and Dahlstrom:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 28:                                                                                                                
 Delete "and Medal of Honor recipients"                                                                                     
 Insert "Medal of Honor recipients, and relatives of members of                                                             
the United States Armed Forces killed in the line of duty"                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 1:                                                                                                                 
 Delete "or"                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 3, following "Congress":                                                                                       
 Insert ", or the spouse, parent, guardian, brother, sister, or                                                             
dependent of a member of the United States Armed Forces killed                                                              
in the line of duty"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 4:                                                                                                                 
 Delete "or"                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Page 3, line 5, following "recipient":                                                                                      
 Insert ", or relative of a member of the United States Armed                                                               
Forces killed in the line of duty"                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 19:                                                                                                                
 Delete "or"                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 20:                                                                                                                
 Delete "none"                                                                                                                  
 Insert ", or the spouse, parent, guardian, brother, sister, or                                                             
dependent of a member of the United States Armed Forces killed                                                              
in the line of duty.....................none"                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thomas moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                                                           
Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
HCS CSSB 49(TRA) am H be considered engrossed, advanced to                                                                      
third reading, and placed on final passage.  There being no objection,                                                          
it was so ordered.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 49(TRA) am H was read the third time.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCS CSSB 49(TRA) am H pass the                                                                      
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 49(TRA) am H                                                                                                           
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll,                                                              
Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg,                                                                   
Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson,                                                                    
Ramras, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Excused:  Gatto, Kerttula, Kohring, Roses, Wilson                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCS CSSB 49(TRA) am H passed the House.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 49(TRA) am H was referred to the Chief Clerk for                                                                       
engrossment.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 159                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 26,                                                           
2007, calendar (page 940), was read the third time:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 159(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the issuance of a certificate of birth resulting                                                        
    in a stillbirth."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHB 159(JUD) would be                                                              
held to the April 30, 2007, calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  SECOND READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HCR 4                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4                                                                                           
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 49,                                                                
    relating to commemorative license plates celebrating Alaska's                                                               
    50th anniversary as a state.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCR 4 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                                
taken with the following result:                                                                                                

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HCR 4                                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll,                                                              
Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg,                                                                   
Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly,                                                              
Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Salmon, Samuels,                                                                    
Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gatto, Kerttula, Kohring, Roses, Wilson                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Guttenberg, LeDoux                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCR 4 passed the House and was referred to the Chief Clerk                                                              
for engrossment.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  THIRD READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HJR 4                                                                                                                         
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 26,                                                           
2007, calendar (page 948), was read the third time:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 4(RLS)                                                                                    
    Requesting the Federal Subsistence Board to rescind its decisions                                                           
    regarding the subsistence fishery priority given to Ninilchik,                                                              
    Happy Valley, Hope, and Cooper Landing residents.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHJR 4(RLS) pass the House?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 4(RLS)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  5   ABSENT:  2                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg, Harris, Johansen, Johnson,                                                                    
Kawasaki, Kelly, Lynn, Meyer, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Samuels,                                                                   
Stoltze                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Nays:  Crawford, Doll, Edgmon, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Joule,                                                               
LeDoux, Nelson, Salmon, Thomas                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gatto, Kerttula, Kohring, Roses, Wilson                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Cissna, Seaton                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
LeDoux changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHJR 4(RLS) passed the House and was referred to the                                                                   
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                            RECONSIDERATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 123                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, reconsideration (page 947)                                                          
of the following would be held to April 30, 2007:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 123(FIN)                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the public employees' and teachers' defined                                                             
    benefit retirement plans; relating to the public employees' and                                                             
    teachers' defined contribution retirement plans; relating to the                                                            
    judicial retirement system; relating to the health reimbursement                                                            
    arrangement plan for certain teachers and public employees;                                                                 
    relating to the supplemental employee benefit program; relating to                                                          
    the public employees' deferred compensation program; relating to                                                            
    group insurance for public employees and retirees; making                                                                   
     conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                         LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                                                    
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Robert and Aurelia Thibodeau                                                                                         
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Gara, Gardner, Gatto,                                                                  
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki,                                                                
Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras,                                                                      
Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson; Senator                                                                
Elton                                                                                                                           

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Honoring - Judge Larry Weeks                                                                                                    
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Gara, Gardner, Gatto,                                                                  
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki,                                                                
Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras,                                                                      
Roses, Salmon, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson; Senator Elton                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Juneau-Douglas High School, Alaska Regional Ocean                                                                    
Science Bowl Participants                                                                                                       
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Gara, Gardner, Gatto,                                                                  
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki,                                                                
Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras,                                                                      
Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson; Senator                                                                
Elton                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Wasilla High School Warriors, 2007 4A Boys State                                                                     
Basketball Champions                                                                                                            
By Representatives Stoltze, Kohring, Neuman, Gatto, Harris,                                                                     
Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan,                                                                   
Fairclough, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes,                                                               
Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer,                                                                 
Nelson, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Thomas,                                                                  
Wilson; Senators Green, Huggins                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Wasilla High School Warriors, 2007 4A Girls State                                                                    
Basketball Champions                                                                                                            
By Representatives Stoltze, Kohring, Neuman, Gatto, Harris,                                                                     
Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan,                                                                   
Fairclough, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes,                                                               
Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer,                                                                 
Nelson, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Thomas,                                                                  
Wilson; Senators Green, Huggins                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Andrew Golia Sr.                                                                                                  
By Representatives Edgmon, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                                   
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara,                                                                    
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson,                                                                 
Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson,                                                                  
Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                                 
Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                                  

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In Memoriam - Emma Frances Marks                                                                                                
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner,                                                                 
Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras,                                                                   
Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson; Senator                                                                
Elton                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Barbara Stambaugh                                                                                                 
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner,                                                                 
Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras,                                                                   
Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Thomas, Wilson; Senator Elton                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Douglas T. Wahto                                                                                                  
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner,                                                                 
Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson,                                                                    
Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson;                                                                
Senator Elton                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Ederlina Abella Abad                                                                                              
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner,                                                                 
Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson,                                                                    
Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson;                                                                
Senator Elton                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Ronald Walter Lorensen                                                                                            
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner,                                                                 
Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras,                                                                   
Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson; Senator                                                                
Elton                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Tobin Edward Coate                                                                                                
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Johansen, Harris, Chenault, Cissna,                                                          
Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara,                                                                 
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson,                                                                 
Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman,                                                                    
Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas,                                                                 
Wilson; Senators Elton, Stedman                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Robert Valliant                                                                                                   
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner,                                                                 
Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, Kelly, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson,                                                                    
Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson;                                                                
Senator Elton                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Bruce Edward William Dalrymple                                                                                    
By Representatives Kerttula, Doll, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                           
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner,                                                                 
Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras,                                                                   
Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson; Senator                                                                
Elton                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Bob Henry                                                                                                         
By Senator Olson; Representatives Joule, Harris, Chenault, Cissna,                                                              
Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster,                                                                 
Gara, Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes,                                                                    
Johnson, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson,                                                                
Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                                 
Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Alfred Alexander Moses                                                                                            
By Senator Olson; Representatives Foster, Harris, Chenault, Cissna,                                                             
Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan, Fairclough, Gara,                                                                   
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson,                                                                 
Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson,                                                                  
Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                                 
Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Vincent Keith Casey II                                                                                            
By Senator Davis; Representatives Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                            
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara,                                                                    
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson,                                                                 
Joule, Kawasaki, Kerttula, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman,                                                                 
Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas,                                                                 
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Matthew Allen Lee Leighton II                                                                                     
By Senator Davis; Representatives Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                            
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara,                                                                    
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson,                                                                 
Joule, Kawasaki, Kerttula, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman,                                                                 
Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas,                                                                 
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Kenneth Wayne Sykes                                                                                               
By Senator Davis; Representatives Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                            
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara,                                                                    
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson,                                                                 
Joule, Kawasaki, Kerttula, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman,                                                                 
Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas,                                                                 
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Jimmie Morrell                                                                                                    
By Senator Davis; Representatives Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill,                                                            
Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gara,                                                                    
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johnson,                                                                 
Joule, Kawasaki, Kerttula, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman,                                                                 
Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas,                                                                 
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following member be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                              
no objection, the member was excused as noted:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Kerttula - to evening plane time, April 30 (amended                                                              
from page 865)                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HJR 20                                                                                                                        
The Speaker removed the State Affairs Committee referral for the                                                                
following:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20                                                                                               
    Urging the United States Congress to intervene to eliminate or                                                              
    reduce the planned parcel post and bypass mail rate increases                                                               
    adopted by the United States Postal Service because of the severe                                                           
    effect the rate increases will have on rural Alaska.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 20 was removed from the State Affairs Committee and referred to                                                             
the Rules Committee.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would revert to:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 95                                                                                                                         
A message dated April 27, 2007, was read stating the Senate failed to                                                           
recede from its amendment to:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 95(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                    
    program expenses of state government, for certain programs, and                                                             
    to capitalize funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec.                                                              
    17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska; and providing for an                                                            
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
namely:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
           SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 95(FIN) am S                                                                    
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The President appointed the following members to a Conference                                                                   
Committee to meet with a like committee from the House to consider                                                              
the bills:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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 Senator Hoffman, Chair                                                                                                         
 Senator Stedman                                                                                                                
 Senator Dyson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The House members of the Conference Committee are Representatives                                                               
Chenault (Chair), Meyer, and Joule (page 877).                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 96                                                                                                                         
A message dated April 27, 2007, was read stating the Senate failed to                                                           
recede from its amendment to:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 96(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital                                                                 
    expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                                                              
    program; and providing for an effective date."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
namely:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 96(FIN)                                                                                 
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The President appointed the following members to a Conference                                                                   
Committee to meet with a like committee from the House to consider                                                              
the bills:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 Senator Hoffman, Chair                                                                                                         
 Senator Stedman                                                                                                                
 Senator Dyson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The House members of the Conference Committee are Representatives                                                               
Chenault (Chair), Meyer, and Joule (page 879).                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
notice and publication requirements be waived and the citation, In                                                              
Memoriam - Charles Hodges Benson, Jr., be taken up as a Special                                                                 
Order of Business.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House approve the citation.  There being no objection, the following                                                            
citation was approved and sent to enrolling:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Charles Hodges Benson, Jr.                                                                                        
By Representatives Gara, Harris, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford,                                                           
Dahlstrom, Doll, Doogan, Fairclough, Foster, Gardner, Gatto,                                                                    
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Joule,                                                                
Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson,                                                                
Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                                 
Thomas, Wilson; Senator Ellis                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 2                                                                                                                         
Representative Lynn added his name as cosponsor to:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 2                                                                                                
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of                                                                  
    Alaska requiring an affirmative vote of the people before any form                                                          
    of gambling for profit may be authorized in Alaska.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 4                                                                                                                         
Representative Seaton added his name as cosponsor to:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 4(RLS)                                                                                    
    Requesting the Federal Subsistence Board to rescind its decisions                                                           
    regarding the subsistence fishery priority given to Ninilchik,                                                              
    Happy Valley, Hope, and Cooper Landing residents.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 22                                                                                                                        
Representative Dahlstrom added her name as cosponsor to:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 22                                                                                               
    Denouncing the National Entertainment Collectibles Association's                                                            
    production of the Rapist No. 1 collectible doll.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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HB 87                                                                                                                         
Representatives Thomas, Ramras, Dahlstrom, and Lynn added their                                                                 
names as cosponsors to:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 87                                                                                                           
    "An Act reestablishing the Citizens' Advisory Commission on                                                                 
    Federal Management Areas in Alaska; and providing for an                                                                    
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 175                                                                                                                        
Representatives Buch, Kawasaki, Gardner, Gara, LeDoux, and Lynn                                                                 
added their names as cosponsors to:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 175(JUD) am                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the prohibition of the exercise of the power of                                                         
    eminent domain against a recreational structure for the purposes of                                                         
    developing a recreational facility or project; and relating to access                                                       
    to fishing waterways."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 243                                                                                                                        
Representative Edgmon added his name as cosponsor to:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 243                                                                                                          
      "An Act relating to the Alaska coastal management program."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 49                                                                                                                         
Representatives Lynn and Neuman added their names as cross                                                                      
sponsors to:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
           HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 49(TRA) am H                                                                    
    "An Act relating to motor vehicle license plates; and providing for                                                         
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HCR 4                                                                                                                         
HCR 4 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                                                  
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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HJR 4                                                                                                                         
CSHJR 4(RLS) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk                                                               
and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 175                                                                                                                        
CSHB 175(JUD) am was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                 
Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 205                                                                                                                        
CSHB 205(FIN) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 49                                                                                                                         
HCS CSSB 49(TRA) am H was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and                                                                  
Chief Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                              ENROLLMENT                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 35                                                                                                                         
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                              
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                                                           
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 3:12 p.m.,                                                             
April 26, 2007:                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 35                                                                                                           
    "An Act extending the termination date for the Board of Certified                                                           
     Direct-Entry Midwives; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 168                                                                                                                        
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                              
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                                                           
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 3:12 p.m.,                                                             
April 26, 2007:                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 168                                                                                                          
    "An Act authorizing two exchanges of land between the Alaska                                                                
    Railroad Corporation and the Department of Transportation and                                                               
    Public Facilities; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
With appointment of the Conference Committee on the operating                                                                   
budget, Rule 23(d) of the Uniform Rules is in effect as of April 27,                                                            
2007.  Submit written notice of a meeting by 4:00 p.m. to the Chief                                                             
Clerk's office for publication in the next day's committee schedule.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published daily under separate cover.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House adjourn until 11:00 a.m., April 30, 2007.  There being no                                                                 
objection, the House adjourned at 11:41 a.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                             Suzi Lowell                                                                        
                                             Chief Clerk