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2008-04-12 Senate Journal

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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                     Saturday                   April 12, 2008                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                               Eighty-ninth Day                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Green at 12:17 p.m.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Wagoner. Senator                                                                
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
       Thank you, Lord, for the opportunity to pray over the                                                                    
       servant leaders of our state.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
       We pray that you give us just enough challenges to                                                                       
       ask for your direction,                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
       Just enough pressure to ask for your strength,                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
       Just enough lack of finances and emotional energy to                                                                     
       recognize our dependence upon you,                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
       Leaning not on our own understanding, but                                                                                
       acknowledging you in all our ways!                 Amen.                                                                 
       (Pastor James D. Duncan)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal for                                                            
the eighty-eighth legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                               
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 19                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 19(FIN) "An                                                                       
Act relating to ignition interlock devices; to limited driver's license                                                         
privileges; and to ignition interlock limited driver's license privileges"                                                      
thus adopting:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 19(JUD)(efd am S)                                                                           
"An Act relating to ignition interlock devices; to limited driver's                                                             
license privileges; to ignition interlock limited driver's license                                                              
privileges; and providing for an effective date."                                                                               
(technical title change)                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 25                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to HOUSE BILL NO. 25 "An Act relating to                                                                   
landowners' immunity for allowing use of land without charge for a                                                              
recreational activity; relating to landowners' liability where landowner                                                        
conduct involves gross negligence or reckless or intentional                                                                    
misconduct; relating to claims of adverse possession and prescriptive                                                           
easements, or similar claims; and providing for an effective date" thus                                                         
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 25(JUD) am S "An Act relating                                                                      
to landowners' immunity for allowing use of land without charge for a                                                           
recreational activity; relating to landowners' liability where landowner                                                        
conduct involves gross negligence or reckless or intentional                                                                    
misconduct; relating to claims of adverse possession and prescriptive                                                           
easements, or similar claims; relating to public recreational use                                                               
easements to allow use of land for recreational activity and prohibiting                                                        
fees for recording those easements; and providing for an effective                                                              
date." (Title change SCR 27)                                                                                                    

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HB 152                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 152(FIN) "An                                                                      
Act establishing a renewable energy project account and a renewable                                                             
energy fund and describing their uses and purposes" thus adopting:                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 152(FIN) am S "An                                                                           
Act establishing a renewable energy grant fund and describing its uses                                                          
and purposes; establishing a renewable energy grant recommendation                                                              
program; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, authorizing the                                                              
Alaska Energy Authority to distribute renewable energy grants and                                                               
setting out the procedures to be followed to award those grants;                                                                
establishing a state heating assistance program in addition to the                                                              
federal heating assistance program; establishing an Alaska Renewable                                                            
Energy Task Force; and providing for an effective date." (Title change                                                          
SCR 32)                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 166                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 166(FIN) "An                                                                      
Act relating to contributions from permanent fund dividends to                                                                  
community foundations, to certain educational organizations, and to                                                             
certain other charitable organizations; and providing for an effective                                                          
date" thus adopting:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 166(FIN) am S "An                                                                           
Act relating to contributions from permanent fund dividends to                                                                  
community foundations, to certain educational organizations, and to                                                             
certain other charitable organizations; relating to the execution upon                                                          
permanent fund dividends; amending Rule 89, Alaska Rules of Civil                                                               
Procedure; and providing for an effective date."(Title change SCR 29)                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 196                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 196(JUD) "An                                                                      
Act relating to the handling of matters after a person's death" thus                                                            
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 196(JUD) am S "An                                                                           
Act relating to the handling of matters after a person's death, to the                                                          
Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, to anatomical gifts, to the anatomical                                                             
gift awareness fund, to a registry of anatomical gifts, and to                                                                  
organizations that handle the procurement, distribution, or storage of                                                          
all or a part of an individual's body." (Title change SCR 28)                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 281                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 281(RLS) am,                                                                      
thus adopting:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 281(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
requiring candidates to disclose certain information about all                                                                  
contributors under AS 15.13; relating to the preservation of records                                                            
required to be kept by candidates, groups, nongroup entities, or                                                                
persons under AS 15.13; relating to records required to be kept by                                                              
certain lobbyists and persons who employ, retain, or contract for the                                                           
services of lobbyists; relating to complaints filed with the Select                                                             
Committee on Legislative Ethics; relating to administrative complaints                                                          
filed with the Alaska Public Offices Commission; relating to the                                                                
statute of limitations for civil actions brought under AS 39.50;                                                                
extending the statute of limitations for prosecutions of violations of the                                                      
Alaska Election Code; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 286                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to HOUSE BILL NO. 286, thus adopting:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 286(JUD) "An Act relating to                                                                       
impersonating a public servant."                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 305                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 305(RLS) am,                                                                      
thus adopting:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 305(JUD) "An Act                                                                            
relating to campaign fund raising during a regular or special legislative                                                       
session; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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HB 307                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 307(FIN) "An                                                                      
Act relating to penalizing certain misdemeanor domestic violence                                                                
assaults as felonies" thus adopting:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 307(JUD) am S "An                                                                           
Act relating to cruelty to animals and promoting an exhibition of                                                               
fighting animals; and penalizing certain misdemeanor assaults as                                                                
felonies." (Title change SCR 23)                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 319                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 319(L&C), thus                                                                    
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 319(HES) "An Act                                                                            
relating to the practice of dentistry, to dental assistants, and to dental                                                      
hygienists."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 368                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 368(FIN) am                                                                       
"An Act amending the Legislative Ethics Act to modify the limitation                                                            
on political fund raising by legislators and legislative employees                                                              
during legislative sessions, to allow legislators and legislative                                                               
employees to accept certain gifts from lobbyists, to clarify the                                                                
Legislative Ethics Act as it relates to legislative volunteers and                                                              
educational trainees, to reduce the frequency of publication of                                                                 
summaries by the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics, and to                                                                 
revise procedures and fines related to the late filing of disclosures                                                           
required by the Legislative Ethics Act" thus adopting:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 368(STA) am S "An                                                                           
Act relating to allowing legislators and legislative employees to accept                                                        
certain gifts from lobbyists, to clarifying the Legislative Ethics Act as                                                       
it relates to legislative volunteers and educational trainees, to reducing                                                      
the frequency of publication of summaries by the Select Committee on                                                            
Legislative  Ethics, and to revising procedures and fines related to the                                                        
late filing of disclosures required by the Legislative Ethics Act;                                                              
amending prohibitions in the Regulation of Lobbying Act on gifts to a                                                           
legislator or legislative employee." (Title change SCR 30)                                                                      

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HB 373                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to HOUSE BILL NO. 373 "An Act extending                                                                    
specified public school bond debt reimbursement; and providing for an                                                           
effective date" thus adopting:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 373(FIN) "An Act relating to                                                                       
school construction and maintenance grants; extending specified                                                                 
public school bond debt reimbursement; and providing for an effective                                                           
date." (Title change SCR 31)                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 417                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 417(FIN) am                                                                       
"An Act relating to the compensation for certain public officials,                                                              
officers, and employees not covered by collective bargaining                                                                    
agreements; relating to pay increments for longevity in state service;                                                          
and providing for an effective date" thus adopting:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 417(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to the compensation for certain public officials, officers, and                                                        
employees not covered by collective bargaining agreements, to pay                                                               
increments for longevity in state service, and to a State Officers                                                              
Compensation Commission; providing for an effective date by                                                                     
repealing the effective dates of certain sections of ch. 124, SLA 1986;                                                         
and providing for an effective date." (Title change SCR 33)                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 419                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House concurred in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 419(FIN), thus                                                                    
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 419(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to state lease-purchases of equipment and other personal                                                               
property; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 120                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was read, stating the House passed and                                                                   
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 120(FIN) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to disclosure of certain information from the                                                                
          records of the Department of Labor and Workforce                                                                      
          Development and limiting the use of the disclosed                                                                     
          information, and to the calculation and payment of                                                                    
          unemployment compensation benefits; and providing                                                                     
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 170                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was read, stating the House passed and                                                                   
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 170(FIN) "An Act                                                                               
          requiring that health care insurers offer insurance                                                                   
          coverage for well-baby exams."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SCR 23                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House passed and                                                               
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 23                                                                                   
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 307, relating to penalizing                                                                 
          certain misdemeanor domestic violence assaults as                                                                     
          felonies.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 27                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House passed and                                                               
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 27                                                                                   
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        

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          concerning House Bill No. 25, relating to landowners'                                                                 
          immunity for allowing use of land without charge for                                                                  
          a recreational activity; relating to landowners'                                                                      
          liability where landowner conduct involves gross                                                                      
          negligence or reckless or intentional misconduct;                                                                     
          relating to claims of adverse possession and                                                                          
          prescriptive easements, or similar claims.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 28                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House passed and                                                               
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 28                                                                                   
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 196, relating to the                                                                        
          handling of matters after a person's death.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 29                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House passed and                                                               
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29                                                                                   
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 166, relating to                                                                            
          contributions from permanent fund dividends to                                                                        
          community foundations, to certain educational                                                                         
          organizations, and to certain other charitable                                                                        
          organizations.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 30                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House passed and                                                               
returned:                                                                                                                       

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          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30                                                                                   
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 368, amending the                                                                           
          Legislative Ethics Act to modify the limitation on                                                                    
          political fund raising by legislators and legislative                                                                 
          employees during legislative sessions, to allow                                                                       
          legislators and legislative employees to accept certain                                                               
          gifts from lobbyists, to clarify the Legislative Ethics                                                               
          Act as it relates to legislative volunteers and                                                                       
          educational trainees, to reduce the frequency of                                                                      
          publication of summaries by the Select Committee on                                                                   
          Legislative Ethics, and to revise procedures and fines                                                                
          related to the late filing of disclosures required by the                                                             
          Legislative Ethics Act.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 31                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House passed and                                                               
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 31                                                                                   
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 373, relating to school                                                                     
          construction funding.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 32                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House passed and                                                               
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32                                                                                   
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 152, establishing a                                                                         
          renewable energy project account and a renewable                                                                      
          energy fund and describing their uses and purposes.                                                                   

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The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 33                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was received, stating the House passed and                                                               
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33                                                                                   
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 417, relating to the                                                                        
          compensation for certain public officials, officers,                                                                  
          and employees not covered by collective bargaining                                                                    
          agreements; and relating to pay increments for                                                                        
          longevity in state service.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 310                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 12 was received, stating the House has adopted                                                              
the report of the Conference Committee with limited powers of free                                                              
conference considering SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                          
NO. 310(FIN) am S(brf sup maj fld S) and CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 310(FIN) am, thus adopting:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 310                                                                                  
          "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                   
          loan program expenses of state government, for                                                                        
          certain programs, and to capitalize funds; making                                                                     
          appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution                                                                
          of the State of Alaska; and providing for an effective                                                                
          date."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 312                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 12 was received, stating the House has adopted                                                              
the report of the Conference Committee with limited powers of free                                                              
conference considering SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                          
NO. 312(FIN) and CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 312(FIN), thus                                                                           
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 312                                                                                  
          "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                   
          capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                                            
          comprehensive mental health program; and providing                                                                    
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated April 11 were read, stating the House passed and                                                                 
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 32                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 265, relating to the                                                                       
          payment of permanent fund dividends to certain                                                                        
          individuals required to register as sex offenders or                                                                  
          child kidnappers; relating to execution upon                                                                          
          permanent fund dividends by civilian process servers                                                                  
          using electronic procedures; and amending Rule 89,                                                                    
          Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCR 33                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 255, relating to refunding                                                                 
          of certain outstanding bonds issued by the Alaska                                                                     
          Industrial Development and Export Authority                                                                           
          concerning the Snettisham hydroelectric project and                                                                   
          related assets.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 34                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 231, relating to the                                                                       
          Alaska housing trust fund and to the Alaska Council                                                                   
          on the Homeless.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 119                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was read, stating the House passed and                                                                   
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 119(RLS)                                                                      
"An Act relating to grant programs to support libraries" with the                                                               
following amendment:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                     HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                                                       
          119(FIN)                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved that the Senate concur in the House amendment.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 119(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 119(RLS)?                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 119(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to grant programs to support libraries."                                                                               

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The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 231                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to take up the                                                                  
Concur Message on HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                                                           
231(FIN) "An Act relating to powers of the Alaska Housing Finance                                                               
Corporation involving homelessness, housing retention, and transition                                                           
from dependency on low-cost housing; and providing for an effective                                                             
date" which had been held on the Secretary's desk (page 2841).                                                                  
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved that the Senate concur in the House amendment.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 231(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 231(HES)?  Effective Date                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 231(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to powers of the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation                                                                    
involving homelessness, housing retention, and transition from                                                                  
dependency on low-cost housing; and providing for an effective date."                                                           
(Title change HCR 34)                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 34                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to take up HOUSE                                                                
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34 which had been held on the                                                                         
Secretary's desk (page 2895). Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 34 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 231,                                                                
relating to the Alaska housing trust fund and to the Alaska Council on                                                          
the Homeless, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                           
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HCR 34                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 255                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was read, stating the House passed and                                                                   
returned for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 255 "An Act relating                                                                 
to refunding of certain outstanding bonds issued by the Alaska                                                                  
Industrial Development and Export Authority concerning the                                                                      
Snettisham hydroelectric project and related assets; and providing for                                                          
an effective date" with the following amendment:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 255 am H(reengrossed) "An Act relating to                                                                       
refunding of certain outstanding bonds issued by the Alaska Industrial                                                          
Development and Export Authority concerning the Snettisham                                                                      
hydroelectric project and related assets; relating to a municipal tax                                                           
exemption for certain assets and projects of the Alaska Industrial                                                              
Development and Export Authority; providing for an effective date by                                                            
amending an effective date in sec. 3, ch. 117, SLA 2000, as amended                                                             
by sec. 2, ch. 74, SLA 2003; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
(Title change HCR 33)                                                                                                           

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Senator Ellis moved that the message be held on the Secretary's desk.                                                           
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 265                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was read, stating the House passed and                                                                   
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 265(FIN)                                                                      
"An Act relating to the payment of permanent fund dividends to                                                                  
certain individuals required to register as sex offenders or child                                                              
kidnappers; relating to execution upon permanent fund dividends by                                                              
civilian process servers using electronic procedures; amending Rule                                                             
89, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective                                                             
date" with the following amendments:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 265(FIN) am H "An                                                                           
Act relating to the term of probation for persons convicted of minor                                                            
consuming or in possession or control of alcohol or repeat minor                                                                
consuming or in possession or control of alcohol; relating to                                                                   
termination of probation for certain persons convicted of minor                                                                 
consuming or in possession or control of alcohol or repeat minor                                                                
consuming or in possession or control of alcohol; relating to furnishing                                                        
or delivering alcoholic beverages to persons under 21 years of age;                                                             
relating to shipping, sending, transporting, or bringing alcohol to a                                                           
local option area and providing alcohol to others in the local option                                                           
area, including penalties for violations; relating to reports of alcohol                                                        
violations by minors; relating to the payment of permanent fund                                                                 
dividends to certain individuals required to register as sex offenders or                                                       
child kidnappers; relating to public notice requirements relating to                                                            
amounts that would have been paid as dividends to certain individuals                                                           
required to register as sex offenders or child kidnappers; relating to                                                          
certain persons who lend money on secondhand articles; relating to                                                              
arson and criminally negligent burning; relating to defenses for the                                                            
detention of persons suspected of committing concealment of                                                                     
merchandise or theft; relating to the determination of time of a                                                                
conviction; relating to issuance of search warrants; relating to persons                                                        
found incompetent to stand trial concerning criminal conduct; relating                                                          
to probation for certain offenses; relating to restitution for fish and                                                         
game violations; relating to aggravating factors at sentencing; relating                                                        
to post-conviction relief proceedings; relating to criminal extradition                                                         
authority of the governor; removing the statutory bar to prosecution of                                                         
certain crimes; relating to the reporting of suspected child                                                                    

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pornography by certain persons; amending Rule 37(b), Alaska Rules                                                               
of Criminal Procedure, relating to execution of warrants, and Rule                                                              
35.1, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing for an                                                                  
effective date." (Title change HCR 32)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved that the Senate concur in the House amendments.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendments?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 265(FIN) am H                                                                                                          
Shall the Senate Concur in the House Amendments                                                                                 
to CSSB 265(FIN)?  Effective Dates - Court Rules                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendments, thus adopting                                                             
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 265(FIN) am H.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                               
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the Court Rule changes.                                                           
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 32                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to take up HOUSE                                                                
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32, which had been held on the                                                                        
Secretary's desk (page 2894). Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 32 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 265,                                                                
relating to the payment of permanent fund dividends to certain                                                                  
individuals required to register as sex offenders or child kidnappers;                                                          
relating to execution upon permanent fund dividends by civilian                                                                 
process servers using electronic procedures; and amending Rule 89,                                                              
Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HCR 32                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 303                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 12 was read, stating the House passed and                                                                   
returned for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 303 "An Act relating                                                                 
to certain grants awarded by the Department of Environmental                                                                    
Conservation" with the following amendment:                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 303(FIN)                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved that the Senate concur in the House amendment.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 303(FIN)                                                                                                                 
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to SB 303?                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               

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and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 303(FIN) "An Act relating to                                                                       
certain grants awarded by the Department of Environmental                                                                       
Conservation."                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 111                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                          
111(FIN) "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" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                       
          111(FIN)                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Hoffman, Cochair; Senators Thomas, Dyson,                                                              
Elton. Signing no recommendation: Senator Stedman, Cochair;                                                                     
Senators Huggins, Olson.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 9, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                                       
          Economic Development                                                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 10, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                                      
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
President Green stated in accordance with Rule 43(b) of the Uniform                                                             
Rules, engrossment may be waived on all bills transmitted to the                                                                
House on this legislative day.                                                                                                  

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to proceed down                                                                 
the calendar to House Bills in Third Reading. Without objection, the                                                            
Senate proceeded to:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                         House Bills in Third Reading                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 65                                                                                                                         
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(FIN) am S "An                                                                            
Act relating to breaches of security involving personal information,                                                            
credit report and credit score security freezes, protection of social                                                           
security numbers, care of records, disposal of records, identity theft,                                                         
credit cards, and debit cards, disclosure of the names and addresses of                                                         
permanent fund dividend applicants, and to the jurisdiction of the                                                              
office of administrative hearings; amending Rules 60 and 82, Alaska                                                             
Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective date" was                                                              
before the Senate in third reading.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                            
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 2.                                                                
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator French offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 28, following "years.":                                                                                            
 Insert: "The notification required by this subsection shall not                                                            
be considered a public record open to inspection by the public."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Without                                                               
objection, Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(FIN) am S was                                                                            
automatically in third reading.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 65(FIN) am S "An Act relating to breaches of security involving                                                             
personal information, credit report and credit score security freezes,                                                          
protection of social security numbers, care of records, disposal of                                                             
records, identity theft, credit cards, and debit cards, disclosure of the                                                       
names and addresses of permanent fund dividend applicants, and to                                                               
the jurisdiction of the office of administrative hearings; amending                                                             
Rules 60 and 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for                                                             
an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                
following result:                                                                                                               

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SCS CSHB 65(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates - Court Rules                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(FIN) am S                                                                        
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                       
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the Court Rule changes.                                                           
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration (page 2903).                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis called the Senate. The call was satisfied.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SCR 35                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35, which had been                                                                             
held on the Secretary's desk (page 2845). Without objection, the                                                                
resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 35 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 65, relating                                                         
to breaches of security involving personal information, credit report                                                           
and credit score security freezes, protection of social security numbers,                                                       
care of records, disposal of records, identity theft, credit cards, and                                                         
debit cards, and to the jurisdiction of the office of administrative                                                            
hearings; and amending Rules 60 and 82, Alaska Rules of Civil                                                                   
Procedure, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                              
result:                                                                                                                         

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SCR 35                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 passed the                                                                          
Senate.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration (page 2904).                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                        Reconsideration of House Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 65                                                                                                                         
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR CS                                                                
FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(FIN) am S and moved and asked                                                                             
unanimous consent that it be taken up at this time. Without objection,                                                          
it was so ordered and the bill was before the Senate on                                                                         
reconsideration.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 65(FIN) am S "An Act relating to breaches of                                                                     
security involving personal information, credit report and credit score                                                         
security freezes, protection of social security numbers, care of records,                                                       
disposal of records, identity theft, credit cards, and debit cards,                                                             
disclosure of the names and addresses of permanent fund dividend                                                                
applicants, and to the jurisdiction of the office of administrative                                                             
hearings; amending Rules 60 and 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure;                                                            
and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 65(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Dates - Court Rules                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(FIN) am S                                                                        
passed the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                       
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the Court Rule changes.                                                           
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with Uniform Rule 43, engrossment was waived on                                                                   
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(FIN) am S and the                                                                        
bill was returned to the House for consideration with certified                                                                 
amendments.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                    Reconsideration of Senate Resolutions                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 35                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration on SENATE                                                                          
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 and moved and asked                                                                                
unanimous consent that it be taken up at this time. Without objection,                                                          
it was so ordered and the resolution was before the Senate on                                                                   
reconsideration.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT                                                                       
RESOLUTION NO. 35 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                 
Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill                                                            
No. 65, relating to breaches of security involving personal                                                                     
information, credit report and credit score security freezes, protection                                                        
of social security numbers, care of records, disposal of records,                                                               
identity theft, credit cards, and debit cards, and to the jurisdiction of                                                       
the office of administrative hearings; and amending Rules 60 and 82,                                                            
Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCR 35                                                                                                                          
On Reconsideration                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 passed the                                                                          
Senate on reconsideration and was referred to the Secretary for                                                                 
engrossment.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                         Conference Committee Reports                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 310                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to take up the                                                                  
Conference Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE                                                                          
BILL NO. 310 "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                
loan program expenses of state government, for certain programs, and                                                            
to capitalize funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c),                                                           
Constitution of the State of Alaska; and providing for an effective                                                             
date" which had been held on the Secretary's desk (page 2819).                                                                  
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved that the Senate adopt the Conference Committee                                                              
Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 310.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate adopt the Conference                                                                      
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                            
310 "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                    
program expenses of state government, for certain programs, and to                                                              
capitalize funds; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c),                                                              
Constitution of the State of Alaska; and providing for an effective                                                             
date"?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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CCS HB 310                                                                                                                      
Shall the Senate adopt the Conference Committee                                                                                 
Report? Effective Dates                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Wagoner changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and so, the report was adopted, thus adopting:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 310                                                                                  
          "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                   
          loan program expenses of state government, for                                                                        
          certain programs, and to capitalize funds; making                                                                     
          appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution                                                                
          of the State of Alaska; and providing for an effective                                                                
          date."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
adoption of the Conference Committee Report be considered the vote                                                              
on the effective date clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of the constitutional budget                                                               
reserve fund section.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the constitutional budget reserve fund                                                               
section (Article IX, Section 17(c) Constitution of the State of Alaska)                                                         
be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CCS HB 310                                                                                                                      
Adopt Constitutional Budget Reserve Fund Section?                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                

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and so, the constitutional budget reserve fund section was adopted.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 312                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to take up the                                                                  
Conference Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE                                                                          
BILL NO. 312 "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                
capital expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                                                          
program; and providing for an effective date" which had been held on                                                            
the Secretary's desk (page 2820). Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved that the Senate adopt the Conference Committee                                                              
Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 312.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate adopt the Conference                                                                      
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                            
312 "An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital                                                                 
expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                                                                  
program; and providing for an effective date"?" The roll was taken                                                              
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CCS HB 312                                                                                                                      
Shall the Senate adopt the Conference                                                                                           
Committee Report?    Effective Date                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, the report was adopted, thus adopting:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 312                                                                                  
          "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                   
          capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                                            
          comprehensive mental health program; and providing                                                                    
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
adoption of the Conference Committee Report be considered the vote                                                              
on the effective date clause. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 255                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to take up the                                                                  
concur message on SENATE BILL NO. 255 am H(reengrossed),                                                                        
which had been held on the Secretary's desk (page 2896). Without                                                                
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved that the Senate concur in the House amendment.                                                              
Senator Wilken objected.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 255 am H(reengrossed)                                                                                                        
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to SB 255?  Effective Date                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                             
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Therriault,                                                                 
Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
SENATE BILL NO. 255 am H(reengrossed) "An Act relating to                                                                       
refunding of certain outstanding bonds issued by the Alaska Industrial                                                          
Development and Export Authority concerning the Snettisham                                                                      
hydroelectric project and related assets; relating to a municipal tax                                                           
exemption for certain assets and projects of the Alaska Industrial                                                              
Development and Export Authority; providing for an effective date by                                                            
amending an effective date in sec. 3, ch. 117, SLA 2000, as amended                                                             
by sec. 2, ch. 74, SLA 2003; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
(Title Change HCR 33).                                                                                                          

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 33                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to take up HOUSE                                                                
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33, which had been held on the                                                                        
Secretary's desk (page 2893). Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 33 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 255,                                                                
relating to refunding of certain outstanding bonds issued by the Alaska                                                         
Industrial Development and Export Authority concerning the                                                                      
Snettisham hydroelectric project and related assets, pass the Senate?"                                                          
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCR 33                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 226                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 226(FIN) "An Act extending the                                                                            
termination of the state training and employment program; requiring a                                                           
review of the program; and providing for an effective date" was read                                                            
the second time.                                                                                                                

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Senator Stedman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 2844. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 226(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis 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. 226(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 226(FIN) "An Act extending the termination of the state training                                                            
and employment program; requiring a review of the program; and                                                                  
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 226(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 226(FIN)                                                                            
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration (page 2918).                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 252                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(STA) "An Act requiring paid leave                                                                     
from employment for organ and bone marrow donation" was read the                                                                
second time.                                                                                                                    

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(STA) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senators Elton, Wagoner, Bunde, Stevens, Dyson, McGuire, Ellis                                                                  
moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on                                                              
the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(STA)                                                                       
"An Act requiring paid leave from employment for organ and bone                                                                 
marrow donation" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                  
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 252(STA)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                             
Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stevens, Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner,                                                                  
Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Cowdery, Green, Stedman                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(STA) passed the Senate, was                                                                   
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
President Green lifted the call.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in recess to 2:00 p.m. Without objection, the Senate recessed at                                                          
1:29 p.m.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 2:04 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis called the Senate. The call was satisfied.                                                                        

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                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 289                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 289(FSH) "An Act exempting employers                                                                      
from paying unemployment tax for temporary services provided by                                                                 
fishing vessel crewmembers and related to emergency oil spill training                                                          
and response activities; and providing for an effective date" was read                                                          
the second time.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
moved to the bottom of the calendar. Without objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 296                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 296 "An Act extending the termination date of the                                                                
Board of Parole; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                              
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 296 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 296 "An Act extending                                                                 
the termination date of the Board of Parole; and providing for an                                                               
effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                         
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 296                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 296 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by the                                                             
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 334                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 334 "An Act extending the termination date of the                                                                
Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault; and providing for                                                              
an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 334 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 334 "An Act extending                                                                 
the termination date of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual                                                             
Assault; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                        
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 334                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 334 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by the                                                             
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 359                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 359(FIN) "An Act relating to the term of                                                                  
probation for persons convicted of minor consuming or in possession                                                             
or control of alcohol or repeat minor consuming or in possession or                                                             

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control of alcohol; and relating to termination of probation for certain                                                        
persons convicted of minor consuming or in possession or control of                                                             
alcohol or repeat minor consuming or in possession or control of                                                                
alcohol" was read the second time.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
returned to the Rules Committee. Senator Therriault objected, then                                                              
withdrew his objection. There being no further objection, CS FOR                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 359(FIN) was returned to the Rules Committee.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 383                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 383(L&C) "An Act establishing an                                                                          
exemption from the dentist licensing exam for certain persons" was                                                              
read the second time.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 383(L&C) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senators Wilken, Therriault, Dyson moved and asked unanimous                                                                    
consent to be shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it                                                        
was so ordered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 383(L&C)                                                                       
"An Act establishing an exemption from the dentist licensing exam for                                                           
certain persons" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                  
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 383(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 383(L&C) passed the Senate, was                                                                   
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 400                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 400 "An Act relating to a person who seeks                                                                       
medical assistance for a person experiencing a drug overdose" was                                                               
read the second time.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 400 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senators Elton, Dyson moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                                                   
shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 400 "An Act relating to                                                               
a person who seeks medical assistance for a person experiencing a                                                               
drug overdose" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                    
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 400                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                             
Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Therriault, Thomas,                                                                  
Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Cowdery, Green                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 400 passed the Senate, was signed by the                                                                 
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 413                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 413 "An Act extending the termination date for the                                                               
Real Estate Commission; and providing for an effective date" was read                                                           
the second time.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 413 was read the third time.                                                                                     

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The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 413 "An Act extending                                                                 
the termination date for the Real Estate Commission; and providing                                                              
for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                            
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 413                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 413 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by the                                                             
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                         House Bills in Third Reading                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 294                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE                                                                               
BILL NO. 294(FIN) "An Act establishing the Alaska Marine                                                                        
Transportation Advisory Board and setting out its powers and duties;                                                            
making conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
was before the Senate in third reading.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Elton moved that the bill be returned to second reading for the                                                         
purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1.                                                                    
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Elton offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, lines 13 - 14:                                                                                                          
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
      "(d) The board may receive information from the department                                                                
     as the board considers necessary to carry out its duties."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Elton moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Without                                                                
objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE                                                                               
BILL NO. 294(FIN) am S was automatically in third reading.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR                                                                         
SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 294(FIN) am S "An Act                                                                             
establishing the Alaska Marine Transportation Advisory Board and                                                                
setting out its powers and duties; making conforming amendments;                                                                
and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCS CS SSHB 294(FIN) am S                                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                             
HOUSE BILL NO. 294(FIN) am S passed the Senate.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis lifted the call on the Senate.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                        Reconsideration of House Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 294                                                                                                                        
Senator Elton gave notice of reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR CS                                                                
FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 294(FIN)                                                                              
am S and moved and asked unanimous consent that it be taken up at                                                               
this time. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was before                                                         
the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                    
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 294(FIN) am S                                                                             
"An Act establishing the Alaska Marine Transportation Advisory                                                                  
Board and setting out its powers and duties; making conforming                                                                  
amendments; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?"                                                              
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SCS CS SSHB 294(FIN) am S                                                                                                       
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Therriault,                                                                 
Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  McGuire                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                             
HOUSE BILL NO. 294(FIN) am S passed the Senate on                                                                               
reconsideration.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred to the                                                           
Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 226                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR CS                                                                
FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 226(FIN) "An Act extending the termination                                                                   
of the state training and employment program; requiring a review of                                                             
the program; and providing for an effective date" and moved and                                                                 
asked unanimous consent that it be taken up at this time. Without                                                               
objection, it was so ordered and the bill was before the Senate on                                                              
reconsideration.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 226(FIN) "An Act extending the termination of the                                                                
state training and employment program; requiring a review of the                                                                
program; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                                                             
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       

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SCS CSHB 226(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 226(FIN)                                                                            
passed the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred to the                                                           
Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis called the Senate. The call was satisfied.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis extended the call to the Capitol Building.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in recess to 3:30 p.m. Without objection, the Senate recessed at                                                          
2:55 p.m.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 3:46 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Patricia Ray                                                                                                         
Senator(s) Davis, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Ellis, Elton,                                                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Ayaprun Elitnaurvik Yup'ik Immersion Charter School                                                                  
Representative(s) Nelson                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Hoffman, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Bethel Community Services Foundation                                                                                 
Representative(s) Nelson                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Hoffman, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                    th                                                                          
Honoring - Eagle River VFW  Post 9785 ~ 50 Anniversary                                                                          
Representative(s) Fairclough, Stoltze                                                                                           
Senator(s) Dyson, Huggins, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Mrs. Marian L. Nickelson                                                                                             
Representative(s) Salmon                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Kookesh, Green, Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                                 
Elton, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                      
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the citations be                                                           
adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred to                                                          
the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption of                                                             
the first supplemental calendar. Without objection, the first                                                                   
supplemental calendar was adopted.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to return to                                                                    
Standing Committee Reports. Without objection, the Senate returned                                                              
to:                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 44                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                          
44(FIN) "An Act relating to information from veterans on the                                                                    
permanent fund dividend application form." Signing do pass: Senator                                                             
Hoffman, Cochair; Senators Elton, Thomas, Huggins. Signing no                                                                   
recommendation: Senator Stedman, Cochair; Senators Dyson, Olson.                                                                

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Military and Veterans                                                                   
          Affairs                                                                                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, House Finance Committee                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's first supplemental calendar.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
               Consideration of the First Supplemental Calendar                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 44                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 44(FIN) "An Act relating to information                                                                   
from veterans on the permanent fund dividend application form" was                                                              
read the second time.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 44(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senators Wielechowski, Ellis, McGuire, Therriault, Thomas, Davis,                                                               
Wilken moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross                                                                   
sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 44(FIN) "An                                                                    
Act relating to information from veterans on the permanent fund                                                                 
dividend application form" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                                            
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 44(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 44(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration (page 2932).                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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HB 50                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 50(JUD) "An Act relating to the                                                                           
Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children; establishing an                                                               
interstate commission for the placement of children; amending Rules 4                                                           
and 24(b), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an                                                                
effective date" was read the second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 50(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 50(JUD) "An                                                                    
Act relating to the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children;                                                           
establishing an interstate commission for the placement of children;                                                            
amending Rules 4 and 24(b), Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and                                                                
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 50(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date          Court Rule Changes                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 50(JUD) passed the Senate.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the Court Rule changes.                                                           
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator McGuire gave notice of reconsideration (page 2927).                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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HB 88                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 88(FIN) "An Act relating to televisions,                                                                  
monitors, portable computers, and similar devices in motor vehicles;                                                            
relating to the definition of physical injury for the Alaska Uniform                                                            
Vehicle Code; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                                 
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator French, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                                
adoption of the Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute offered on page                                                           
2632. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                        
NO. 88(JUD) was adopted.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis 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. 88(JUD) was read the                                                                        
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 88(JUD) "An Act relating to televisions, monitors, portable                                                                 
computers, and similar devices in motor vehicles; relating to the                                                               
definition of physical injury for the Alaska Uniform Vehicle Code;                                                              
and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 88(JUD)                                                                                                                
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 88(JUD)                                                                             
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred to the                                                           
Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                      

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HB 111                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 111(FIN) "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 second time.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stedman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 2900. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 111(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis 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. 111(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 111(FIN) "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" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 111(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Therriault, Thomas,                                                                  
Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 111(FIN)                                                                            
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred to the                                                           
Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 314                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 314(FIN) am "An Act providing for and                                                                     
relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of                                                         
paying the cost of state transportation projects; and providing for an                                                          
effective date" 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 2844. Senator Therriault objected.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Finance Senate Committee Substitute                                                              
be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 314(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Adopt Finance Senate Committee Substitute?                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 314(FIN) was                                                                        
adopted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis 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. 314(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 314(FIN) "An Act providing for and relating to the issuance of                                                              
general obligation bonds for the purpose of paying the cost of state                                                            
transportation projects; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                          
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 314(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 314(FIN)                                                                            
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis restated the call on the Senate and clarified that the call                                                       
was to the Senate chamber.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                        Reconsideration of House Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 314                                                                                                                        
Senator Hoffman gave notice of reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR                                                                 
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 314(FIN) and moved and asked                                                                              
unanimous consent that it be taken up at this time. Without objection,                                                          
it was so ordered and the bill was before the Senate on                                                                         
reconsideration.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 314(FIN) "An Act providing for and relating to the                                                               
issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of paying the cost                                                         
of state transportation projects; and providing for an effective date"                                                          
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 

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SCS CSHB 314(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wilken                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Therriault changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                                         
Wilken changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                                             
Dyson changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 314(FIN)                                                                            
passed the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred to the                                                           
Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 50                                                                                                                         
Senator McGuire gave notice of reconsideration on CS FOR HOUSE                                                                  
BILL NO. 50(JUD) and moved and asked unanimous consent that it                                                                  
be taken up at this time. Without objection, it was so ordered and the                                                          
bill was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                   
50(JUD) "An Act relating to the Interstate Compact for the Placement                                                            
of Children; establishing an interstate commission for the placement of                                                         
children; amending Rules 4 and 24(b), Alaska Rules of Civil                                                                     
Procedure; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                                                           
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 50(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Date          Court Rule Changes                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 50(JUD) passed the Senate on                                                                      
reconsideration.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the Court Rule changes.                                                           
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by the                                                             
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 325                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 325(FIN) "An Act relating to the                                                                          
teachers' and health care professionals' housing loan program in the                                                            
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; and providing for an effective                                                              
date" was read the second time.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 325(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 325(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act relating to the teachers' and health care professionals' housing loan                                                       
program in the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; and providing                                                                
for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                            
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

2008-04-12                     Senate Journal                      Page 2929
CSHB 325(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Hoffman,                                                             
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Therriault,                                                                 
Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Green                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 325(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                       
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis rose to a point of information, citing Mason's Manual                                                             
section 121 (Breaches of the Order of the House).                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                        Reconsideration of House Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 325                                                                                                                        
Senator Hoffman gave notice of reconsideration on CS FOR HOUSE                                                                  
BILL NO. 325(FIN) and moved and asked unanimous consent that it                                                                 
be taken up at this time. Without objection, it was so ordered and the                                                          
bill was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                   
325(FIN) "An Act relating to the teachers' and health care                                                                      
professionals' housing loan program in the Alaska Housing Finance                                                               
Corporation; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?"                                                             
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 325(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Hoffman,                                                             
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Therriault,                                                                 
Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Green                                                                                                                    

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and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 325(FIN) passed the Senate on                                                                     
reconsideration.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                       
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by the                                                             
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 332                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 332(FIN)(title am) "An Act defining an                                                                    
elementary school to include certain pre-elementary programs and                                                                
relating to counting pre-elementary students in a school's average daily                                                        
membership" was read the second time.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 332(FIN)(title am) was read the third                                                                     
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 332(FIN)(title                                                                 
am) "An Act defining an elementary school to include certain pre-                                                               
elementary programs and relating to counting pre-elementary students                                                            
in a school's average daily membership" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 332(FIN)(title am)                                                                                                         
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 332(FIN)(title am) passed the                                                                     
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          

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HB 344                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 344 "An Act relating to distribution of the Alaska                                                               
Administrative Code and Alaska Administrative Register; and                                                                     
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 344 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 344 "An Act relating to                                                               
distribution of the Alaska Administrative Code and Alaska                                                                       
Administrative Register; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                          
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 344                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 344 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by the                                                             
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 366                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 366 am "An Act relating to an exemption from                                                                     
public disclosure of certain appropriations from the dividend fund;                                                             
relating to execution upon permanent fund dividends by civilian                                                                 
process servers using electronic procedures; amending Rule 89,                                                                  
Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and providing for an effective date"                                                           
was read the second time.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 366 am was read the third time.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 366 am "An Act                                                                        
relating to an exemption from public disclosure of certain                                                                      
appropriations from the dividend fund; relating to execution upon                                                               
permanent fund dividends by civilian process servers using electronic                                                           
procedures; amending Rule 89, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure; and                                                              
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 366 am                                                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates               Court Rule Change                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 366 am passed the Senate.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                       
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the Court Rule change.                                                            
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by the                                                             
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Reconsideration of House Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 44                                                                                                                         
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration on CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                               
NO. 44(FIN) and moved and asked unanimous consent that it be taken                                                              
up at this time. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was                                                          
before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                   
44(FIN) "An Act relating to information from veterans on the                                                                    
permanent fund dividend application form" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                            
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 44(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 44(FIN) passed the Senate on                                                                      
reconsideration, was signed by the President and Secretary and                                                                  
returned to the House.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis lifted the call.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in recess to the Joint Session. Without objection, the Senate                                                             
recessed at 4:43 p.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The consideration of the Governor's appointments in Joint Session                                                               
will be published in House and Senate Joint Journal Supplement                                                                  
No. 16.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 7:30 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 289                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 289(FSH) "An Act exempting employers                                                                      
from paying unemployment tax for temporary services provided by                                                                 
fishing vessel crewmembers and related to emergency oil spill training                                                          
and response activities; and providing for an effective date" which had                                                         
been placed at the bottom of the calendar (page 2912), was before the                                                           
Senate in second reading.                                                                                                       

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 289(FSH) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 289(FSH) "An                                                                   
Act exempting employers from paying unemployment tax for                                                                        
temporary services provided by fishing vessel crewmembers and                                                                   
related to emergency oil spill training and response activities; and                                                            
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 289(FSH)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Therriault, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski, Wilken                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 289(FSH) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on the                                                            
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by the                                                             
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
return to Messages from the House. Without objection, the Senate                                                                
returned to:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 196                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 12 was read, stating the House passed and                                                                   
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 196(FIN) am                                                                   
"An Act relating to establishing a controlled substance prescription                                                            
database" with the following amendments:                                                                                        

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              HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 196(FIN) am H                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and with a Legislative Letter of Intent.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved that the Senate concur in the House amendments.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendments?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 196(FIN) am H                                                                                                          
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendments to CSSB 196(FIN) am?                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green,                                                               
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
Thomas, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Therriault, Wielechowski                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendments, thus adopting                                                             
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 196(FIN) am H "An                                                                           
Act relating to establishing a controlled substance prescription                                                                
database."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment with a Legislative                                                        
Letter of Intent.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the following                                                              
citation be made a special order of business. Without objection, it was                                                         
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Order of Business                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Senator John Cowdery                                                                                                 
Senators Green, Stevens, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Hoffman,                                                                  
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Thomas,                                                                              
Wielechowski.                                                                                                                   

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Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the citation be                                                            
adopted. Without objection, the citation was adopted and referred to                                                            
the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wilken moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                  
from a call of the Senate from May 8 through May 13. Without                                                                    
objection, Senator Wilken was excused.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Bunde moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                   
from a call of the Senate from May 4 through May 8. Without                                                                     
objection, Senator Bunde was excused.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
Senator Dyson moved and asked unanimous consent that HOUSE                                                                      
BILL NO. 301 "An Act relating to partial-birth abortions" be                                                                    
discharged from the Judiciary Committee. Objections were heard.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
President Green cautioned members to proceed in order.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the bill be discharged from the Judiciary                                                            
Committee?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                          
Discharge the bill from committee?                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bunde, Dyson, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Cowdery, Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Hoffman,                                                                    
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                     
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, the motion failed.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 297                                                                                                                        
The reconsideration on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 297(RLS) "An                                                                       
Act relating to student permits authorized by the Board of Veterinary                                                           
Examiners; and relating to the application of certain statutes pertaining                                                       
to veterinarians and veterinary practice to certain persons" was not                                                            
taken up this legislative day and the bill was signed by the President                                                          
and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                                        

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Rule 23(d) of the Alaska State Legislature Uniform Rules is currently                                                           
in effect.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 88                                                                                                                         
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 88(JUD) "An Act                                                                             
relating to televisions, monitors, portable computers, and similar                                                              
devices in motor vehicles; relating to the definition of physical injury                                                        
for the Alaska Uniform Vehicle Code; and providing for an effective                                                             
date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and                                                                  
returned to the House for consideration.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 111                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 111(FIN) "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 engrossed,                                                          
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House for                                                             
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 226                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 226(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
extending the termination of the state training and employment                                                                  
program; requiring a review of the program; and providing for an                                                                
effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                                            
and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 294                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE                                                                               
BILL NO. 294(FIN) am S "An Act establishing the Alaska Marine                                                                   
Transportation Advisory Board and setting out its powers and duties;                                                            
making conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date"                                                              
was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned to                                                            
the House for consideration.                                                                                                    

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HB 314                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 314(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
providing for and relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds                                                          
for the purpose of paying the cost of state transportation projects; and                                                        
providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President                                                         
and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCR 35                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 65, relating to breaches of                                                              
security involving personal information, credit report and credit score                                                         
security freezes, protection of social security numbers, care of records,                                                       
disposal of records, identity theft, credit cards, and debit cards, and to                                                      
the jurisdiction of the office of administrative hearings; and amending                                                         
Rules 60 and 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, was engrossed,                                                                
signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                          
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., April 13, 2008. Without                                                                  
objection, the Senate adjourned at 7:51 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                Kirsten Waid                                                    
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 111 BUSINESS LICENSE FEE                                                                                                   
     HJR  2 CONST.AM:NO GAMING WITHOUT VOTER APPROVAL                                                                           
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
= HB  44 VETERAN INFO ON PFD APPLICATIONS                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                JOINT SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Saturday                     House Chamber              6:00 PM                                                 
              Confirmation of Governor's Appointees