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2007-04-18 Senate Journal

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2007-04-18                     Senate Journal                      Page 0880
HB 96                                                                                                                         
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"  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 829. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                         
BILL NO. 96(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senators Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, 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."                                                                                                                        

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Senator Dyson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                                
Stevens objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 96(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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. 1 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. 96(FIN) was read the                                                                        
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR 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" pass the Senate?" The                                                             
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 96(FIN)                                                                                                                
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner                                                                                        

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and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 96(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                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                          
to the Secretary for engrossment.