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2007-05-08 Senate Journal

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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                FIRST SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                     Tuesday                       May 8, 2007                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                          One Hundred Thirteenth Day                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Green at 11:09 a.m.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed nineteen members present. Senator Cowdery was                                                                   
absent.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that Senator                                                                  
Cowdery be excused from a call of the Senate today. Without                                                                     
objection, Senator Cowdery was excused.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Dyson. Senator                                                                  
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Our heavenly father, we are grateful for your care for us, for                                                             
     our nation and for our state. We are humbled by the                                                                        
     responsibilities given to us and we need your wisdom, your                                                                 
     strength and your encouragement.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Father, give us mercy for one another in these difficult days,                                                             
     give us wisdom to see the right way forward and the courage                                                                
     to follow it.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Give us compassion and a sense of keen responsibility to the                                                               
     people who have elected us to these very difficult positions.                                                              
     We ask your blessing on the families of all the members here,                                                              
     on our governor and our president and all the people that are                                                              
     in the building today, particularly the ones that are facing                                                               
     great stress.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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     I thank you for all these things in the name of Christ.                                                                    
                         Amen.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Huggins led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                                              
for the one hundred twelfth legislative day be approved as certified by                                                         
the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Message dated May 7 was read, stating the House passed and                                                                      
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 6                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 6(HES) BY                                                                                
THE HOUSE HEALTH, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                                 
COMMITTEE,                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
            Relating to civics education and a citizens' advisory                                                              
          task force.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Senate Special Committee                                                            
on Education and Finance Committee.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 29                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 29(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                              
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                  "An Act relating to infants who are safely                                                                   
          surrendered by a parent shortly after birth."                                                                         

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was read the first time and referred to the Health, Education and Social                                                        
Services and Judiciary Committees.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senators McGuire, Davis added their names as cross sponsors on the                                                              
bill.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 111                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 111(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act decreasing the fee for a business license;                                                                    
          relating to a civil fine for not having a current                                                                     
          business license, to business license penalties under                                                                 
          certain laws relating to financial institutions,                                                                      
          occupational licensing, employment agencies, and                                                                      
          taxation, and to the duration of certain business                                                                     
          licenses; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Communications                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following report is on file in the Office of the Secretary of the                                                           
Senate:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2006 Annual Report                                                                                                              
from Marla N. Greenstein, Executive Director                                                                                    
Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 40                                                                                                                         
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 40 "An                                                                   
Act relating to reapplications for the Alaska longevity bonus program;                                                          
and providing for an effective date" and recommended the adoption of                                                            
the Health, Education and Social Services Committee Substitute                                                                  
offered on page 417. Signing do pass: Senator McGuire, Chair;                                                                   
Senator French. Signing do not pass: Senator Bunde. Signing no                                                                  
recommendation: Senators Stevens, Green.                                                                                        

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                    
 Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                    
 Fiscal Note No. 6, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 57                                                                                                                         
The Resources Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 57 "An                                                                       
Act relating to hunting in marine park units of the Alaska state park                                                           
system, amending the area within designated marine park units of the                                                            
Alaska state park system, and adding marine park units to the Alaska                                                            
state park system" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 57(RES) "An Act                                                                                
          relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping in marine                                                                  
          park units of the Alaska state park system, amending                                                                  
          the area within designated marine park units of the                                                                   
          Alaska state park system, and adding marine park                                                                      
          units to the Alaska state park system."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Huggins, Chair, Senators Wielechowski,                                                                 
Wagoner, Stevens, McGuire, Green.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Natural Resources                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 72                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 72 "An Act                                                                     
relating to the community revenue sharing program; and providing for                                                            
an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 72(FIN)                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Elton, Thomas, Dyson, Huggins, Olson.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                                       
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 80                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 80 "An Act                                                                     
relating to allowable lease expenditures for the purpose of determining                                                         
the production tax value of oil and gas for the purposes of the oil and                                                         
gas production tax; and providing for an effective date" and                                                                    
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 80(FIN)                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Stedman, Hoffman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Elton, Thomas, Dyson, Huggins. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                               
Olson.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Natural Resources                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                                                          
 Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Environmental                                                                           
      Conservation                                                                                                              
 Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Revenue                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 116                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 116 "An Act                                                                    
relating to the Uniform Money Services Act, to money transmission                                                               
services, and to currency exchange services; and providing for an                                                               
effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 116(FIN)                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Elton, Thomas, Dyson, Huggins. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                               
Olson.                                                                                                                          

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                                       
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 124                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 124 "An Act                                                                    
relating to the allocation of money appropriated to the Alaska                                                                  
Workforce Investment Board; and providing for an effective date" and                                                            
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 124(FIN) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to unemployment contributions for the                                                                        
          Alaska technical and vocational education program                                                                     
          and to the allocation of money appropriated to the                                                                    
          Alaska Workforce Investment Board; and providing                                                                      
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Elton, Thomas, Huggins, Olson. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                               
Dyson.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 3, University of Alaska                                                                                        
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Labor and Workforce                                                                           
      Development                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 144                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 144 "An                                                                  
Act relating to matching funds in state tourism marketing contracts                                                             
with trade associations" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 144(STA) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to matching funds in state tourism marketing                                                                 
          contracts with trade associations; establishing the                                                                   
          Alaska Tourism Marketing Funding Task Force; and                                                                      
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     

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Signing do pass: Senator McGuire, Chair. Signing no                                                                             
recommendation: Senators French, Stevens, Green, Bunde.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                                     
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 145                                                                                                                        
The Rules Committee published new fiscal information today for                                                                  
SENATE BILL NO. 145 "An Act relating to municipal impoundment                                                                   
and forfeiture":                                                                                                                
 Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Labor and Workforce                                                                     
      Development                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 151                                                                                                                        
The Health, Education and Social Services Committee considered                                                                  
SENATE BILL NO. 151 "An Act relating to cardiopulmonary                                                                         
resuscitation and first aid classes for initial applicants for driver's                                                         
licenses and instruction permits" and recommended it be replaced with                                                           
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 151(HES) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid                                                               
          training for initial applicants for driver's licenses and                                                             
          instruction permits; and providing for an effective                                                                   
          date."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Davis, Chair; Senators Elton, Thomas.                                                                  
Signing no recommendation: Senator Dyson.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 8                                                                                                                          
The State Affairs Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 8 "An                                                                     
Act naming the law enforcement training facility in Fairbanks the J.                                                            
Kevin Lamm Law Enforcement Training Facility." Signing do pass:                                                                 
Senator McGuire, Chair; Senator Bunde. Signing no recommendation:                                                               
Senators French, Stevens, Green.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Public Safety                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 87                                                                                                                         
The Resources Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                        
87(FIN) am "An Act relating to the Citizens' Advisory Commission on                                                             
Federal Management Areas in Alaska; and providing for an effective                                                              
date." Signing do pass: Senator Huggins, Chair; Senators Stevens,                                                               
McGuire, Green. Signing no recommendation: Senators                                                                             
Wielechowski, Wagoner.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                    
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Natural Resources                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 109                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                        
109(JUD) am "An Act relating to bribery, receiving unlawful                                                                     
gratuities, and campaign contributions; denying public employee                                                                 
retirement pension benefits to certain legislators, legislative directors,                                                      
and public officers who commit certain offenses, and adding to the                                                              
duties of the Alaska Retirement Management Board and to the list of                                                             
matters governed by the Administrative Procedure Act concerning that                                                            
denial; relating to campaign financing and ethics, including                                                                    
disclosures, in state and municipal government, to lobbying, and to                                                             
employment, service on boards, and disclosures by certain public                                                                
officers and employees who leave state or municipal service or leave                                                            
certain positions in state or municipal government; restricting                                                                 
representation of others by legislators and legislative employees;                                                              

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relating to blind trusts approved by the Alaska Public Offices                                                                  
Commission; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it                                                             
be replaced with                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
  SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 109(JUD) "An                                                                              
  Act relating to bribery, receiving unlawful gratuities, and                                                                   
  campaign contributions; denying public employee retirement                                                                    
  pension benefits to certain legislators, legislative directors, and                                                           
  public officers who commit certain offenses, and adding to the                                                                
  duties of the Alaska Retirement Management Board and to the list                                                              
  of matters governed by the Administrative Procedure Act                                                                       
  concerning that denial; relating to campaign financing and ethics,                                                            
  including disclosures, in state and municipal government, to                                                                  
  lobbying, and to employment, service on boards, and disclosures                                                               
  by certain public officers and employees who leave state or                                                                   
  municipal service or leave certain positions in state or municipal                                                            
  government; restricting representation of others by legislators;                                                              
  relating to blind trusts approved by the Alaska Public Offices                                                                
  Commission; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
  (Title change SCR 6)                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator French, Chair; Senators Therriault,                                                                    
Wielechowski, Huggins, McGuire.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                                                          
 Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Law                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 220                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                        
220(JUD) "An Act prohibiting computer-assisted remote hunting."                                                                 
Signing do pass: Senator Huggins, Chair; Senators Wielechowski,                                                                 
Wagoner, Stevens, McGuire, Green.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Fish and Game                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Public Safety                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SJR 4                                                                                                                         
The Resources Committee considered SENATE JOINT                                                                                 
RESOLUTION NO. 4 Urging the attorney general, the producers of                                                                  
natural gas in the Cook Inlet region, and the Regulatory Commission                                                             
of Alaska to work to secure long-term and affordable supplies of                                                                
natural gas for the people and businesses of the state, and                                                                     
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                                                    
          4(RES) Urging the United States Department of                                                                         
          Energy to consider the needs of the people of the                                                                     
          state for natural gas and the status of natural gas                                                                   
          reserves in Cook Inlet when considering a possible                                                                    
          extension of the Kenai Liquefied Natural Gas Plant's                                                                  
          export license; and urging the producers of natural                                                                   
          gas in the Cook Inlet region and the Regulatory                                                                       
          Commission of Alaska to work to secure long-term                                                                      
          and affordable supplies of natural gas for the people                                                                 
          and businesses of the state.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Huggins, Chair; Senators Wielechowski,                                                                 
Wagoner, Stevens, McGuire, Green.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HJR 4                                                                                                                         
The Resources Committee considered 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, and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                                                      
          RESOLUTION NO. 4(RES)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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Signing do pass: Senator Huggins, Chair; Senators Wagoner,                                                                      
McGuire, Green. Signing no recommendation: Senators                                                                             
Wielechowski, Stevens.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, House Special Committee on Fisheries                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  Introduction and Reference of Senate Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 173                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 173 BY SENATOR THOMAS, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                "An Act creating the Stampede State Recreation                                                                 
          Area."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 131                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 131 "An Act naming the state parking garage                                                                     
being constructed in Anchorage north of the Robert B. Atwood                                                                    
Building as the Carolyn 'Linny' Pacillo Parking Garage" was read the                                                            
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator McGuire, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the State Affairs Committee Substitute offered on                                                                   
page 966. Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 131(STA)                                                                    
"An Act naming the state parking garage being constructed in                                                                    
Anchorage north of the Robert B. Atwood Building as the Linny                                                                   
Pacillo Parking Garage" was adopted.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 131(STA) was read the third time.                                                                        

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The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 131(STA)                                                                      
"An Act naming the state parking garage being constructed in                                                                    
Anchorage north of the Robert B. Atwood Building as the Linny                                                                   
Pacillo Parking Garage" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                           
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 131(STA)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                               
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Therriault,                                                                 
Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 131(STA) passed the Senate and                                                                   
was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 145                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 145 "An Act relating to municipal impoundment                                                                   
and forfeiture" was read the second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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 BILL NO. 145 was read the third time.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 145 "An Act relating                                                                 
to municipal impoundment and forfeiture" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 145                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Hoffman, Kookesh,                                                             
McGuire, Olson, Stevens, Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner,                                                                           
Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Green, Huggins, Stedman                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                                               

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and so, SENATE BILL NO. 145 passed the Senate and was referred to                                                               
the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 168                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 168 "An Act providing a credit for the payment                                                                  
of certain municipal passenger taxes or fees against the excise tax on                                                          
travel aboard commercial passenger vessels; and providing for an                                                                
effective date" was read the second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
President Green stated SENATE BILL NO. 168 will be on the May 9                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 215                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 215(HES) "An Act relating to the                                                                          
establishment of a task force to review the Council on Domestic                                                                 
Violence and Sexual Assault" was read the second time.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stedman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 1061. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 215(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, lines 27 - 28:                                                                                                          
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
          "(g)  The president of the senate and the speaker of the house                                                        
     shall                                                                                                                      
                 (1)  jointly appoint a staff member to provide                                                                 
     administrative support; and                                                                                                
                 (2)  provide other resources, as necessary, to the task                                                        
     force."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Without                                                                
objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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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. 215(FIN) am S was                                                                           
read the third time.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 215(FIN) am S "An Act relating to the establishment of a task                                                               
force to review the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault"                                                            
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 215(FIN) am S                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                               
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Therriault,                                                                 
Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Cowdery                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 215(FIN)                                                                            
am S passed the Senate.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Therriault gave notice of reconsideration.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                         Third Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 229                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 229 am "An Act authorizing the Alaska Railroad                                                                   
Corporation to participate in a project consisting of the acquisition,                                                          
construction, improvement, maintenance, equipping, or operation of                                                              
real and personal property, including facilities and equipment, for the                                                         
Kenai gasification project and Port MacKenzie rail link, authorizing                                                            
the corporation to issue bonds to finance all or a portion of the project,                                                      
and identifying these as bonds for an essential public and                                                                      
governmental purpose; and providing for an effective date" was before                                                           
the Senate.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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President Green stated the bill would be referred to the Finance                                                                
Committee. Without objection, it was so ordered and HOUSE BILL                                                                  
NO. 229 am was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Roy J. Burkhart                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Huggins, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
Representative(s) Neuman                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Sidney Huntington                                                                                                    
Senator(s) Kookesh, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
Representative(s) Salmon                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Seward High School Girls Cross Country Team 2006 State                                                               
Girls Champions                                                                                                                 
Senator(s) Stevens, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Stephanie Wonchala Miss Alaska 2006                                                                                  
Representative(s) Fairclough                                                                                                    
Senator(s) Dyson, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton,                                                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - James B. Gottstein                                                                                                   
Representative(s) Gruenberg                                                                                                     
Senator(s) Wielechowski, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson,                                                                   
Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman,                                                               
Stevens, Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Fairbanks Resource Agency 40th Anniversary                                                                           
Representative(s) Kawasaki, Guttenberg                                                                                          
Senator(s) Wilken, Thomas, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson,                                                                 
Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman,                                                               
Stevens, Therriault, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Valorie Miller                                                                                                       
Representative(s) LeDoux                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Stevens, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Alaska Coast Guard Person of the Year Petty Officer 1st                                                              
Class Andrea Bisignani                                                                                                          
Representative(s) LeDoux                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Stevens, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Susan Marie Schreib                                                                                               
Senator(s) Kookesh, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
Representative(s) Thomas                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Virginia Ketchum                                                                                                  
Representative(s) Neuman, Gatto                                                                                                 
Senator(s) Huggins, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman,                                                                      
Stevens, Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Larry Buster                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Johansen                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Stedman, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stevens,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the citations                                                            
be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred                                                          
to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                               

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                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 213                                                                                                                        
Senator Davis, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
Health, Education and Social Services Committee referral be waived                                                              
on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 213(JUD) "An Act relating to an                                                                        
aggravating factor at sentencing for crimes committed at, or affecting                                                          
persons or property at, certain shelters and facilities." Without                                                               
objection, the bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Davis moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                                
cross sponsor on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 213(JUD). Without                                                                        
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 215                                                                                                                        
Senators McGuire, Davis moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                                                 
shown as cross sponsors on SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                           
BILL NO. 215(FIN) am S "An Act relating to the establishment of a                                                               
task force to review the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual                                                                
Assault." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Rule 23(d) of the Alaska State Legislature Uniform Rules is currently                                                           
in effect.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 131                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 131(STA) "An Act naming the state                                                                        
parking garage being constructed in Anchorage north of the Robert B.                                                            
Atwood Building as the Linny Pacillo Parking Garage" was engrossed,                                                             
signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                          
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SB 145                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 145 "An Act relating to municipal impoundment                                                                   
and forfeiture" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                                            
and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Enrollment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 93                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 93 "An Act relating to licensed professional                                                                    
counselors; and relating to the unlicensed use of the title 'professional                                                       
counselor'" was enrolled, signed by the President and Secretary,                                                                
Speaker and Chief Clerk and the engrossed and enrolled copies                                                                   
transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 1:33 p.m., May 8, 2007.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., May 9, 2007. Without                                                                     
objection, the Senate adjourned at 11:41 a.m.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                Kirsten Waid                                                    
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
May 08        Tuesday                               Beltz 211         3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB  67 MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS                                                                                      
+ HJR 20 BYPASS MAIL RATE INCREASE                                                                                              
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
May 08        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+= SB  80 OIL & GAS PRODUCTION TAX: EXPENDITURES                                                                                
+= SB  27 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ELIGIBILITY                                                                                        
+= SB 116 UNIFORM MONEY SERVICES ACT                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 08        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB 104 NATURAL GAS PIPELINE PROJECT                                                                                          
+ HB 109  DISCLOSURES & ETHICS/BRIBERY/RETIREMENT                                                                               
+ HB 121 WORKERS' COMPENSATION RECORDS                                                                                          
              <Bill Hearing Postponed>                                                                                          
+ HB 229 KENAI GASIFICATION PROJECT; RAILROAD BOND                                                                              
              <Bill Hearing Postponed>                                                                                          
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 09        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 133 ELECTRONIC MONITORING OF GANG PROBATIONER                                                                              
+= HB 229 KENAI GASIFICATION PROJECT; RAILROAD BOND                                                                             
+= SB 104 NATURAL GAS PIPELINE PROJECT                                                                                          
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
May 09        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  69 CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES FUND                                                                                             
+= HB 121 WORKERS' COMPENSATION RECORDS                                                                                         
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+= SB 104 NATURAL GAS PIPELINE PROJECT                                                                                          
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                     HEALTH, EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
May 09        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              ****Change from Previous Schedule****                                                                             
+ SJR 10 REUSE GALENA AIR BASE                                                                                                  
              Confirmation Hearing:                                                                                             
+             University of Alaska Board of Regents                                                                             
              Erik Drygas - Fairbanks                                                                                           
+ HB  29 SAFE HAVEN FOR INFANTS                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
May 11        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 08        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ SB 172 EXTEND BOARD OF GOVERNORS ABA                                                                                          
+ HB 121 WORKERS' COMPENSATION RECORDS                                                                                          
+ HB 175 EMINENT DOMAIN / FISHING WATERWAYS                                                                                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 09        Wednesday                             Beltz 211         1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB  90 CRIMES/CRIM PROCEDURE/SENTENCING                                                                                       
+ HB 118 PROHIBIT ALLOWING MINORS TO HAVE ALCOHOL                                                                               
+ SB  95 COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR BALLOT PREP                                                                                    
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
May 08        Tuesday                               Beltz 211         1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 155 EXTEND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD                                                                                
+ HB 228 WORKERS' COMP. MEDICAL TREATMENT FEES                                                                                  
+ HB 205 REAL ESTATE BROKERS/SALESPERSONS                                                                                       
+ SB 165 TOURISM DISCLOSURES AND NOTICES                                                                                        
+ HB 217 TOURISM DISCLOSURES AND NOTICES                                                                                        
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 09        Wednesday                             Beltz 211         1:30 PM                                                 
              --Meeting Postponed to Thursday, May 10--                                                                         
+ HB 113 OPTOMETRISTS' USE OF PHARMACEUTICALS                                                                                   
+ SB 170 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR WELL-BABY EXAMS                                                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled,                                                                                 
              Including But Not Limited to:                                                                                     
= SB 165 TOURISM DISCLOSURES AND NOTICES                                                                                        
              (HB 217 TOURISM DISCLOSURES AND NOTICES)                                                                          
= HB 205 REAL ESTATE BROKERS/SALESPERSONS                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
May 10        Thursday                              Beltz 211         1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Rescheduled from 05/09/07 --                                                                                   
+ HB 113 OPTOMETRISTS' USE OF PHARMACEUTICALS                                                                                   
+ SB 170 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR WELL-BABY EXAMS                                                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled,                                                                                 
              Including But Not Limited to:                                                                                     
+ SB 165 TOURISM DISCLOSURES AND NOTICES                                                                                        
              (HB 217 TOURISM DISCLOSURES AND NOTICES)                                                                          
+ HB 205 REAL ESTATE BROKERS/SALESPERSONS                                                                                       
     HB  14 RESTRICT ACCESS TO ALCOHOL                                                                                          
     HB 209 REGULATORY COMMISSION OF ALASKA                                                                                     
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
     HB 110 EXTEND REGULATORY COMMISSION OF ALASKA                                                                              
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
     HCR  8 RCA TASK FORCE                                                                                                      
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 09        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           4:00 PM                                                 
+= HB 186 SPORT FISHING GUIDE RECORDS                                                                                           
              -- Testimony <Time Limit May be Set> --                                                                           
+ HB 176 CREATE FORT ROUSSEAU CAUSEWAY PARK                                                                                     
              -- Testimony <Time Limit May be Set> --                                                                           
+ HB 165 BIG GAME GUIDES AND TRANSPORTERS                                                                                       
              -- Testimony <Time Limit May be Set> --                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
May 08        Tuesday                               Beltz 211         9:00 AM                                                 
+= HB   8 J. KEVIN  LAMM TRAINING FACILITY                                                                                      
+= SB  40 LONGEVITY BONUS REAPPLICATIONS                                                                                        
+ SB 143 APPROP: TOURISM MARKETING                                                                                              
+ SB 144 TOURISM CONTRACT MATCHING FUNDS                                                                                        
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 09        Wednesday                             Beltz 211         9:00 AM                                                 
+ SB 162 VOTING BY MAIL                                                                                                         
+= SB 171 JUDICIAL RETENTION CANDIDACY WITHDRAWAL                                                                               
+= HB  92 JURISDICTION OF OMBUDSMAN: VICTIMS RTS                                                                                
+ SJR  9 CONST. AM: BENEFITS & MARRIAGE                                                                                         
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 10        Thursday                              Beltz 211         9:00 AM                                                 
+ SB 171 JUDICIAL RETENTION CANDIDACY WITHDRAWAL                                                                                
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
+= HB 132 AGRICULTURE DAY                                                                                                       
+ HB 159 STILLBIRTH CERTIFICATE                                                                                                 
+= HB  75 DRIVERS LICENSE: ALCOHOL AWARENESS/MINOR                                                                              
+ HB 184 MOTOR VEHICLES-LICENSE/INSURANCE/IMPOUND                                                                               
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 12        Saturday                              Beltz 211         1:00 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
May 08        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           2:00 PM                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
= HB 185 MUNICIPAL ROAD SERVICE AREAS                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
May 10        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                              SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                        SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
May 09        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
May 11        Friday                          Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
= SCR  5 CIVICS EDUC/ CITIZENS ADVISORY TASK FORCE                                                                              
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
     HCR  6 CIVICS EDUC/ CITIZENS ADVISORY TASK FORCE                                                                           
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                          LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
May 10        Thursday                   House Finance 519            7:00 AM                                                 
              Final Audits - Recidivism Rates                                                                                   
              Preliminary Audits - FY06 Statewide Single Audit, DOC                                                             
              Community Jail Program, Alaska Aerospace Development Corp                                                         
              Other Committee Business                                                                                          
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                            CONFERENCE COMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                        CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 171                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
May 08        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           1:00 PM                                                 
     HB 171 ACCOMMODATE 90-DAY SESSION/LEG PROCEDURES                                                                           
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                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                JOINT SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
May 14        Monday                       House Chamber            11:00 AM                                                  
          Confirmation of Governor's Appointees