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2007-04-20 Senate Journal

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2007-04-20                     Senate Journal                      Page 0899
HB 95                                                                                                                         
Senator Hoffman requested that the reconsideration on SENATE CS                                                                 
FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 95(FIN) "An Act making                                                                                
appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of state                                                             

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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" be taken up. The bill was                                                          
before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson moved that the bill be returned to second reading for the                                                         
purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 6.                                                                    
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson offered Amendment No. 6:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 21, line 8, following "will":                                                                                              
 Insert "not"                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 6.                                                                        
Objections were heard, then withdrawn. There being no further                                                                   
objection, Amendment No. 6 was adopted.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 95(FIN) am S was                                                                            
automatically in third reading on reconsideration.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dyson moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                             
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 7.                                                                
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dyson offered Amendment No. 7:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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. 7. Without                                                                
objection, Amendment No. 7 was adopted.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 95(FIN) am S was                                                                            
automatically in third reading on reconsideration.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 95(FIN) am S "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) am S                                                                                                           
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                             
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Dyson, Wilken                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Therriault                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 95(FIN) am S                                                                        
passed the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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 Wilken objected, then withdrew his objection. There                                                            
being no further objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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) am S                                                                                                           
Adopt Constitutional Budget                                                                                                     
Reserve Fund Section?                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Therriault                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and so, the constitutional budget reserve fund section was adopted, and                                                         
the bill was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.