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2007-04-18 Senate Journal

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2007-04-18                     Senate Journal                      Page 0873
HB 95                                                                                                                         
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" was read the second time.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 828. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                         
BILL NO. 95(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dyson offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 11, after Line 10 add the following intent language:                                                                       
"A school district may not receive state education aid for K-12 support                                                         
appropriated under Section 1 of this Act and distributed by the                                                                 
Department of Education and Early Development under AS 14.17 if                                                                 
the school district                                                                                                             
     (1) has a policy refusing to allow recruiters for any branch of the                                                        
United States military, Reserve Officers' Training Corps, Central                                                               
Intelligence Agency, or Federal Bureau of Investigation to contact                                                              
students on a school campus if the school district allows college,                                                              
vocational school, or other job recruiters on a campus to contact                                                               
students;                                                                                                                       
     (2) refuses to allow the Boy Scouts of America to use school                                                               
facilities for meetings or contact with students if the school makes the                                                        
facility available to other non-school groups in the community; or                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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     (3) has a policy of refusing to have an in-school Reserve Officers'                                                        
Training Corps program or a Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps                                                             
program."                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dyson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                                
Stevens objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dyson moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                                                     
Amendment No. 1. Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was                                                                         
withdrawn.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senators Dyson, Therriault offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 17, beginning after Line 5 add new intent language:                                                                        
"No money appropriated in this appropriation may be expended for an                                                             
abortion that is not a mandatory service required under AS                                                                      
47.07.030(a). The money appropriated for Health and Social Services                                                             
may be expended only for mandatory services required under Title                                                                
XIX of the Social Security Act and for optional services offered by the                                                         
state under the state plan for medical assistance that has been approved                                                        
by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. This                                                              
statement is a statement of the purpose of the appropriation and is                                                             
neither merely descriptive language nor a statement of legislative                                                              
intent."                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 18, beginning after Line 20 add new intent language:                                                                       
"No money appropriated in this appropriation may be expended for an                                                             
abortion that is not a mandatory service required under AS                                                                      
47.07.030(a). The money appropriated for Health and Social Services                                                             
may be expended only for mandatory services required under Title                                                                
XIX of the Social Security Act and for optional services offered by the                                                         
state under the state plan for medical assistance that has been approved                                                        
by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. This                                                              
statement is a statement of the purpose of the appropriation and is                                                             
neither merely descriptive language nor a statement of legislative                                                              
intent."                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dyson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Senator                                                                
Stevens objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 95(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wilken                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Wagoner                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
HB 95                                                                                                                         
Senator Wilken offered Amendment No. 3:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "795,504,700"                                                                                                     
     Insert "800,874,900"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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     Insert "292,135,700"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Delete "508,269,200"                                                                                                     
     Insert "508,739,200"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "2,548,700"                                                                                                         
     Insert "6,178,100"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "227,286,000"                                                                                                       
     Insert "228,460,300"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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     Delete "12,380,700"                                                                                                        
     Insert "12,544,100"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "10,755,800"                                                                                                        
     Insert "11,038,900"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "39,822,500"                                                                                                        
     Insert "39,942,500"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Adjust funding sources accordingly.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wilken moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3. Senator                                                               
Stevens objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 95(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Therriault offered Amendment No. 4:                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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     Insert "339,913,400"                                                                                                     
     Delete "136,953,100"                                                                                                     
     Insert "137,104,700"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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     Delete "2,848,400"                                                                                                         
     Insert "3,000,000"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "14,219,300"                                                                                                      
     Insert "14,067,700"                                                                                                      
     Delete "13,969,300"                                                                                                      
     Insert "13,817,700"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "6,087,800"                                                                                                         
     Insert "5,936,200"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Adjust funding sources accordingly.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Therriault moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 4.                                                                   
Senator Stevens objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 95(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 4                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 4 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Therriault offered Amendment No. 5:                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "136,953,100"                                                                                                     
     Insert "137,186,900"                                                                                                     

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     Delete "8,266,200"                                                                                                         
     Insert "8,500,000"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "14,219,300"                                                                                                      
     Insert "13,985,500"                                                                                                      
     Delete "13,969,300"                                                                                                      
     Insert "13,735,500"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "6,087,800"                                                                                                         
     Insert "5,854,000"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Adjust funding sources accordingly.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Therriault moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5.                                                                   
Senator Stevens objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 95(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 5                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 5 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 95(FIN) was read the                                                                        
third time.                                                                                                                     

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The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR 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" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 95(FIN)                                                                                                                
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 95(FIN)                                                                             
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Senator Therriault objected.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the effective date clauses be adopted?" The                                                          
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 95(FIN)                                                                                                                
Effective Date Clauses                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, the effective date clauses were adopted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved for the adoption of the constitutional budget                                                             
reserve fund section.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall the constitutional budget reserve fund                                                               
section (Article IX, Section 17(c) Constitution of the State of Alaska)                                                         
be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 95(FIN)                                                                                                                
Adopt Constitutional Budget                                                                                                     
Reserve Fund Section?                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, the constitutional budget reserve fund section was adopted.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Therriault gave notice of reconsideration.