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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Wednesday                      April 4, 2012                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                              Seventy-ninth Day                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Stevens at 11:02 a.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Tari Stage-Harvey of                                                             
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Senator Hoffman moved and                                                               
asked unanimous consent that the prayer be spread. Without objection,                                                           
it was so ordered.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          Gracious God, bless these leaders gathered here.                                                                      
          Bless them with the spirit of wisdom and                                                                              
          understanding, the spirit of knowledge and awe, the                                                                   
          spirit of joy and peace.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          By your spirit lead us from death to life, from                                                                       
          falsehood to truth. Lead us from despair to hope,                                                                     
          from fear to trust. Lead us from hate to love, from                                                                   
          war to peace.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
          Let peace fill our hearts, our world, our universe. Let                                                               
          your peace begin with us here today.                Amen.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Thomas led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the journals                                                               
for the seventy-seventh and seventy-eighth legislative days be                                                                  
approved as certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so                                                            
ordered.                                                                                                                        

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                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SCR 16                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 3 was read stating the House passed and                                                                     
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                     SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 16                                                                       
                  Proclaiming May 2012 to be Celiac Disease                                                                    
          Awareness Month.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 18                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 2 was read stating the House passed and                                                                     
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                     SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 18                                                                       
               Establishing August 4, 2012, as Raoul Wallenberg                                                                
          Remembrance Day.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated April 2 and 3 were read stating the House passed and                                                             
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 182                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 182(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
            "An Act relating to electronic publication of certain                                                              
               municipal notices and publication and electronic                                                                
          distribution of reports by state agencies."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 289                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 289(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            

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          "An Act relating to a liquefied natural gas storage                                                                   
          facility; relating to the tax credit for an investment in                                                             
          a liquefied natural gas storage facility; relating to the                                                             
          regulation of liquefied natural gas storage as a utility;                                                             
          relating to the powers and duties of the director of the                                                              
          division of lands and to lease fees for a liquefied                                                                   
          natural gas storage facility on state land; and                                                                       
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Report dated April 2 was read stating:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the Education Committee reviewed                                                               
the following and recommends the appointment be forwarded to a                                                                  
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
University of Alaska Board of Regents                                                                                         
Dale Anderson - Juneau                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individual during any further sessions.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senators Meyer, Thomas, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Stevens, Davis, French.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 100                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 100 "An Act                                                                    
relating to employer contributions to the Public Employees'                                                                     
Retirement System of Alaska; relating to requirements that employers                                                            
who terminate some or all participation in the Public Employees'                                                                
Retirement System of Alaska pay termination costs; and making the                                                               
changes retroactive" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 100(FIN)                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Hoffman, Cochair; Senators Thomas, Egan,                                                               
McGuire, Ellis. Signing no recommendation: Senator Stedman,                                                                     
Cochair; Senator Olson.                                                                                                         

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Administration                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 145                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 145 "An                                                                      
Act providing for a credit against the oil and gas production tax for                                                           
costs incurred in drilling certain oil or natural gas exploration wells in                                                      
the Nenana Basin" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 145(RES) "An Act                                                                               
          providing for a credit against the oil and gas                                                                        
          production tax for costs incurred for conducting                                                                      
          seismic exploration and drilling certain oil or natural                                                               
          gas exploration wells in certain basins; relating to                                                                  
          certain nontransferable oil and gas production tax                                                                    
          credits; and providing a special tax rate for new oil or                                                              
          gas production south of 68 degrees North latitude."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Paskvan, Wagoner, Cochairs; Senator                                                                   
McGuire. Signing no recommendation: Senators French, Stevens.                                                                   
Signing amend: Senator Wielechowski.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Natural Resources                                                                             
 Fiscal Note No. 2, indeterminate, Department of Revenue                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 151                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 151 "An Act                                                                    
relating to mitigation at sentencing in a criminal case for a defendant                                                         
found by the court to have been affected by a fetal alcohol spectrum                                                            
disorder" and recommended the adoption of the Judiciary Committee                                                               
Substitute offered on page 1922. Signing do pass: Senator Hoffman,                                                              
Cochair; Senators Thomas, Egan, McGuire, Ellis. Signing no                                                                      
recommendation: Senator Stedman, Cochair; Senator Olson.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 5, indeterminate, Department of Law                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Alaska Court System                                                                                   
 Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Administration                                                                          
 Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Corrections                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 159                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 159 "An Act                                                                    
establishing the Susitna State Forest; and providing for an effective                                                           
date" and recommended the adoption of the Resources Committee                                                                   
Substitute offered on page 1902. Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman,                                                             
Stedman, Cochairs; Senators Thomas, Egan, McGuire, Ellis. Signing                                                               
no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, indeterminate, Department of Natural                                                                        
      Resources                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 179                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 179 "An Act                                                                    
relating to missing vulnerable adult prompt response and notification                                                           
plans." Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs;                                                                   
Senators Thomas, Egan, McGuire, Ellis. Signing no recommendation:                                                               
Senator Olson.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Public Safety                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Military and Veterans'                                                                  
      Affairs                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SB 210                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 210 "An Act                                                                    
relating to crimes against children; establishing a new aggravating                                                             
factor at sentencing in certain crimes against children; relating to                                                            
criminal nonsupport; adding to the list of crimes against children that                                                         
bar the Department of Public Safety from issuing to a person a license                                                          
to drive a school bus; adding an exception to a provision that requires                                                         
the Department of Health and Social Services to make timely,                                                                    
reasonable efforts to provide family support services to prevent out-of-                                                        
home placement of a child; and providing for an effective date" and                                                             
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                   CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 210(FIN) "An Act                                                                     
            relating to crimes against children; and providing for                                                             
          an effective date."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Thomas, Egan, McGuire, Olson, Ellis.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 7, indeterminate, Department of Corrections                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, indeterminate, Department of Administration                                                                 
 Fiscal Note No. 2, indeterminate, Department of Law                                                                            
 Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Public Safety                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 4, indeterminate, Department of Administration                                                                 
 Fiscal Note No. 5, indeterminate, Alaska Court System                                                                          
 Fiscal Note No. 6, zero, Department of Administration                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 215                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 215 "An                                                                      
Act requiring the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation to                                                                     
construct a natural gas pipeline to deliver Cook Inlet natural gas to                                                           
Fairbanks and other communities between Cook Inlet and Fairbanks                                                                
that do not have access to a natural gas pipeline." Signing do pass:                                                            
Senators Paskvan, Wagoner, Cochairs; Senators McGuire, French,                                                                  
Wielechowski, Stevens.                                                                                                          

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Revenue                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 219                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 219 "An                                                                      
Act relating to the Alaska Land Act, including certain lease, sale, and                                                         
other disposal of state land and materials; relating to production                                                              
royalties from miners; relating to rights to use state water; and                                                               
providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 219(RES) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to the Alaska Land Act, including certain                                                                    
          leases, sales, and other disposals of state land and                                                                  
          materials; relating to production royalties from                                                                      
          miners; and providing for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Wagoner, Cochair. Signing no                                                                           
recommendation: Senator Paskvan, Cochair; Senators French,                                                                      
Wielechowski.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Fiscal information forthcoming.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Fish and Game                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Transportation and Public                                                               
      Facilities                                                                                                                
 Fiscal Note No. 3, indeterminate, Department of Natural                                                                        
      Resources                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 223                                                                                                                        
The Community and Regional Affairs Committee considered                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 223 "An Act relating to a credit against the net                                                                
income tax for a contribution made by a taxpayer to a nonprofit                                                                 
organization that provides an emergency shelter for the homeless or a                                                           
facility for alcohol or drug detoxification" and recommended it be                                                              
replaced with                                                                                                                   

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          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 223(CRA)                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Olson, Chair; Senators Menard, Wagoner,                                                                
Kookesh.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 1, indeterminate, Department of Revenue                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Fiscal information forthcoming.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 226                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 226 "An Act                                                                    
relating to the purchase by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation of                                                           
an office building in Nome; approving the issuance of bonds for the                                                             
purchase of the office building; providing notice of, and authorizing                                                           
the commissioner of administration to enter into, a lease-purchase                                                              
agreement with the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation for the office                                                            
building; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it be                                                            
replaced with                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 226(FIN) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to the purchase by the Alaska Housing                                                                        
          Finance Corporation of an office building in Nome                                                                     
          from the City of Nome; approving the issuance of                                                                      
          bonds for the purchase of the office building;                                                                        
          providing notice of, and directing the commissioner                                                                   
          of administration to enter into, a lease-purchase                                                                     
          agreement with the Alaska Housing Finance                                                                             
          Corporation for the office building; and providing for                                                                
          an effective date."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Thomas, Egan, McGuire, Olson, Ellis.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Administration                                                                                
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Revenue                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 6                                                                                                                          
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                            
NO. 6(JUD) am "An Act authorizing the governor to remove or                                                                     
suspend a member of the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska                                                            
for good cause; and establishing a procedure for the removal or                                                                 
suspension of a regent" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                       SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                         
          NO. 6(JUD)                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator French, Chair. Signing no recommendation:                                                              
Senators Coghill, Wielechowski.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, University of Alaska                                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Administration                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 56                                                                                                                         
The Judiciary Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 56 "An Act                                                                    
making arson in the first degree and arson in the second degree serious                                                         
felonies for purposes of application of the crime of conspiracy."                                                               
Signing do pass: Senator French, Chair; Senator Wielechowski.                                                                   
Signing no recommendation: Senator Coghill.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Law                                                                                     
 Fiscal Note No. 5, zero, Department of Public Safety                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 6, indeterminate, Department of Corrections                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 115                                                                                                                        
The Transportation Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                       
NO. 115(TRA) "An Act designating a portion of Minnesota Drive and                                                               
a portion of O'Malley Road in Anchorage the Walter J. Hickel                                                                    
Expressway." Signing do pass: Senator Kookesh, Chair; Senators                                                                  
Egan, Thomas, Menard, Huggins.                                                                                                  

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Transportation and Public                                                                     
      Facilities                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 129                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 129(FIN) "An Act relating to providing a death certificate for a                                                            
deceased veteran without charge" and recommended the adoption of                                                                
the State Affairs Senate Committee Substitute offered on page 1969.                                                             
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Thomas, Egan, McGuire, Olson, Ellis.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 245                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 245(FIN) "An Act establishing a snow classic as an authorized                                                               
form of charitable gaming; and relating to the use of broadcasting and                                                          
the Internet to promote a raffle and lottery." Signing no                                                                       
recommendation: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                   
Olson, Ellis. Signing do pass: Senators Thomas, Egan, McGuire.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Revenue                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SJR 20                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE JOINT                                                                             
RESOLUTION NO. 20 Relating to Eielson Air Force Base and the                                                                    
strategic importance of retaining the 18th F-16 Aggressor Squadron in                                                           
the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Signing do pass: Senator                                                                      
Wielechowski, Chair; Senators Kookesh, Paskvan, Meyer, Giessel.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Senate State Affairs Committee                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 24                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE CONCURRENT                                                                              
RESOLUTION NO. 24 Establishing the Alaska Legislative                                                                           
Celebration Commission to organize events to commemorate the                                                                    
100th anniversary of the first convening of the legislative branch of                                                           
government in Alaska. Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman,                                                               
Cochairs; Senators Thomas, Egan, McGuire, Olson, Ellis.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 1, Legislative Agency                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HJR 4                                                                                                                         
The Transportation Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                                      
RESOLUTION NO. 4(RLS) Proposing amendments to the                                                                               
Constitution of the State of Alaska creating a transportation                                                                   
infrastructure fund. Signing do pass: Senator Kookesh, Chair; Senators                                                          
Egan, Thomas, Menard, Huggins.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, House Finance Committee                                                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Office of the Governor                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 91                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 91 "An Act amending the termination date of the                                                                 
licensing of sport fishing operators and sport fishing guides; and                                                              
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Fish and Game                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stedman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page                                                                
1987. Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 91(FIN) was                                                                     
adopted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 91(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 91(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act amending the termination date of the licensing of sport fishing                                                             
operators and sport fishing guides; and providing for an effective date"                                                        
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 91(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 91(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer 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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 151                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 151 "An Act relating to mitigation at sentencing                                                                
in a criminal case for a defendant found by the court to have been                                                              
affected by a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder" was read the second                                                              
time.                                                                                                                           

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Senator French, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                                
adoption of the Judiciary Committee Substitute offered on page 1922.                                                            
Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 151(JUD) was                                                                          
adopted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 151(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 151(JUD)                                                                      
"An Act relating to mitigation at sentencing in a criminal case for a                                                           
defendant found by the court to have been affected by a fetal alcohol                                                           
spectrum disorder" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 151(JUD)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 151(JUD) passed the Senate and                                                                   
was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 159                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 159 "An Act establishing the Susitna State                                                                      
Forest; and providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wagoner, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Resources Committee Substitute offered on page                                                              
1902. Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 159(RES) "An                                                                    
Act establishing the Susitna State Forest; urging the Governor to                                                               
acquire forest land that is currently in the Tongass National Forest;                                                           
and providing for an effective date" was adopted.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 159(RES) was read the third time.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 159(RES)                                                                      
"An Act establishing the Susitna State Forest; urging the Governor to                                                           
acquire forest land that is currently in the Tongass National Forest;                                                           
and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 159(RES)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 159(RES) passed the Senate.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer 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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 179                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 179 "An Act relating to missing vulnerable adult                                                                
prompt response and notification plans" was read the second time.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 179 was read the third time.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senators Wielechowski, Dyson, Kookesh, Ellis, Meyer, Menard,                                                                    
Paskvan, McGuire, Stedman, Thomas, Olson, Wagoner, Stevens                                                                      
moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cosponsors on                                                                  
the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                 

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The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 179 "An Act relating                                                                 
to missing vulnerable adult prompt response and notification plans"                                                             
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 179                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 179 passed the Senate and was referred to                                                               
the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN) "An Act making appropriations                                                                    
for the operating and loan program expenses of state government and                                                             
for certain programs, capitalizing funds, amending appropriations, and                                                          
making reappropriations; and providing for an effective date" was read                                                          
the second time.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 2015. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 284(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senators Coghill, Dyson, Giessel, Huggins offered Amendment No. 1:                                                              
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption                                                              
of Amendment No. 1. Senator Hoffman objected.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 284(FIN)                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Dyson, Giessel, Huggins                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Hoffman, Kookesh, McGuire,                                                                   
Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                        
Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Olson changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 11, following line 8:                                                                                                      
          Insert new material to read:                                                                                          
"A school district may not receive state education aid for K-12 support                                                         
appropriated under this section and distributed by the Department of                                                            
Education and Early Development under AS 14.17 if the school                                                                    
district (1) has a policy refusing to allow recruiters for any branch of                                                        
the United States military, Reserve Officers' Training Corps, Central                                                           
Intelligence Agency, or Federal Bureau of Investigation to contact                                                              
students on a school campus if the school district allows college,                                                              
vocational school, or other job recruiters on a campus to contact                                                               
students; (2) refuses to allow the Boy Scouts of America to use school                                                          
facilities for meetings or contact with students if the school makes the                                                        
facility available to other nonschool groups in the community; or (3)                                                           
has a policy of refusing to have an in-school Reserve Officers'                                                                 
Training Corps program or a Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps                                                             
program."                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.                                                                      
Without objection, Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                                                                                 

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Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Senator Dyson objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 284(FIN) am S "An Act making appropriations for the operating                                                               
and loan program expenses of state government and for certain                                                                   
programs, capitalizing funds, amending appropriations, and making                                                               
reappropriations; and providing for an effective date" advance from                                                             
second to third reading the same day?" The roll was taken with the                                                              
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 284(FIN) am S                                                                                                          
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                                   
Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Dyson                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and so SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN) am S                                                                        
advanced from second to third reading the same day.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN) am S was                                                                           
read the third time.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 284(FIN) am S "An Act making appropriations for the operating                                                               
and loan program expenses of state government and for certain                                                                   
programs, capitalizing funds, amending appropriations, and making                                                               
reappropriations; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                                 
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 284(FIN) am S                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 

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and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN)                                                                            
am S passed the Senate.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer 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 Hoffman gave notice of reconsideration.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                        
reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                          
284(FIN) am S be taken up at this time. Without objection, the bill                                                             
was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN) am S "An Act making appropriations for                                                                  
the operating and loan program expenses of state government and for                                                             
certain programs, capitalizing funds, amending appropriations, and                                                              
making reappropriations; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                          
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 284(FIN) am S                                                                                                          
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN)                                                                            
am S passed the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer 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.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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President Stevens stated in accordance with Uniform Rule 43(b),                                                                 
engrossment would be waived on SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                       
BILL NO. 284(FIN) am S. The bill was signed by the President and                                                                
Secretary and returned to the House for consideration with a certified                                                          
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                                                           
recessed at 12:16 p.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 12:31 p.m.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                  Second Reading of House Bills (continued)                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 285                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN) "An Act making appropriations                                                                    
for the operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                                
comprehensive mental health program; and providing for an effective                                                             
date"  was read the second time.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 2016. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 285(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer 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. 285(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 285(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                
capital expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                                                          
program; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                                                             
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       

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SCS CSHB 285(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN)                                                                            
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer 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 Meyer gave notice of reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR                                                                   
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN) and moved and asked                                                                              
unanimous consent that it be taken up at this time. Without objection,                                                          
the bill was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for the                                                                   
operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive                                                          
mental health program; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                            
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 285(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN)                                                                            
passed the Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer 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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - 1/25th Stryker Brigade Combat Team                                                                                 
Senator(s) Paskvan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard,                                                                  
Meyer, Olson, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                          
Representative(s) Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - Alaska Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve                                                                   
Representative(s) Saddler, Fairclough                                                                                         
Senator(s) Dyson, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Egan, Ellis, Giessel,                                                              
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - Randy Hughes, Anchorage Police Officer                                                                             
Representative(s) Petersen                                                                                                    
Senator(s) Wielechowski, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                         
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard,                                                                  
Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - UAA Professors Kenrick Mock and Bogdan Hoanca                                                                      
Representative(s) Petersen                                                                                                    
Senator(s) Wielechowski, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                         
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                   
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner                                                                                      
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - Judge James M. Fitzgerald                                                                                          
Representative(s) Holmes                                                                                                      
Senator(s) - French, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                             
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard,                                                                  
Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                 
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

2012-04-04                     Senate Journal                      Page 2056
Honoring - Joel Carpenter, American Red Cross 2012 "Real Heroes of                                                            
Alaska"                                                                                                                       
Representative(s) Thompson                                                                                                    
Senator(s) Paskvan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard,                                                                  
Meyer, Olson, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - Jyotsna "Jo" Heckman on the Occasion of her Retirement                                                             
Representative(s) Guttenberg                                                                                                  
Senator(s) Thomas, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                               
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard,                                                                  
Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                         
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - Eklutna Native Corporation's 40th Anniversary                                                                      
Representative(s) Saddler, Stoltze                                                                                            
Senator(s) Dyson, Huggins, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                             
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - John Gadomski                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Tuck                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Meyer, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French,                                                        
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Olson,                                                                   
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - Hope Steffensen                                                                                                    
Representative(s) Olson                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Wagoner, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                   
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - Peter Micciche                                                                                                     
Representative(s) Olson                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Wagoner, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                   
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

2012-04-04                     Senate Journal                      Page 2057
Honoring - Noorvik High School Bears 2012 Class 2A Boys                                                                       
Basketball State Champions                                                                                                    
Representative(s) Joule                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Olson, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Giessel,                                                       
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Paskvan,                                                                   
Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                        
                                                                                                                              
Honoring - Team Pelagic Magic, 2012 Tsunami Bowl Champions                                                                    
Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                             
Senator(s) Egan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Giessel,                                                              
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Margaret Ritchie                                                                                                
Senator(s) Davis, Stevens, Coghill, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                   
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Dennis Biastock                                                                                                 
Senator(s) French, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                   
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                        
Representative(s) Gara                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Ronald "Ron" Sam                                                                                                
Senator(s) Kookesh, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Ellen J. Thomas                                                                                                 
Senator(s) Kookesh, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Doloresa Cadiente-Hardin                                                                                        
Senator(s) Kookesh, Egan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Ralph Hunt                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                             
Senator(s) Egan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Giessel,                                                              
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Albin "Al" Carlson                                                                                              
 Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                            
Senator(s) Egan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Giessel,                                                              
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - The Very Reverend Harold Dunaway                                                                                
Representative(s) Stoltze, Saddler, Fairclough                                                                                
Senator(s) Dyson, Huggins, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Rose Bowden                                                                                                     
Representative(s) Petersen                                                                                                    
Senator(s) Wielechowski, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                         
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                   
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner                                                                                      
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Lane Storer Thompson                                                                                            
Representative(s) Guttenberg                                                                                                  
Senator(s) Thomas, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                   
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Don Lowell                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Guttenberg                                                                                                  
Senator(s) Thomas, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                   
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Harry Eugene Faulkner, Sr.                                                                                      
Representative(s) Herron                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Hoffman, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 

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In Memoriam - Julia Ann Walker                                                                                                
Representative(s) Dick                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Kookesh, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Bettie Hardwick                                                                                                 
Representative(s) Petersen, Holmes, Pruitt                                                                                    
Senator(s) Wielechowski, Davis, Stevens, Coghill, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                         
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard,                                                                  
Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Ashley Udelhoven                                                                                                
Representative(s) Olson                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Wagoner, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                   
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                   
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Marvin Charles Hamilton III                                                                                     
Representative(s) Herron                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Hoffman, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Kim Francine Jenkins                                                                                            
Representative(s) Herron                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Hoffman, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Giessel, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              
In Memoriam - Constance "Connie" Davis                                                                                        
Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                             
Senator(s) Davis, Egan, Stevens, Coghill, Dyson, Ellis, Giessel,                                                              
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Francis "Frank" Cashen                                                                                            
Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                               
Senator(s) Egan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Giessel,                                                                
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                       
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Lavera "Jacque" F. Breeden                                                                                        
Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                               
Senator(s) Egan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Giessel,                                                                
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                       
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Mark Notar                                                                                                        
Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                               
Senator(s) Egan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, French,                                                                 
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                     
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the citations                                                              
be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred                                                          
to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SB 210                                                                                                                        
Senators French, Dyson, Ellis, Wielechowski moved and asked                                                                     
unanimous consent to be shown as cosponsors on SENATE BILL                                                                      
NO. 210 "An Act relating to crimes against children; establishing a                                                             
new aggravating factor at sentencing in certain crimes against                                                                  
children; relating to criminal nonsupport; adding to the list of crimes                                                         
against children that bar the Department of Public Safety from issuing                                                          
to a person a license to drive a school bus; adding an exception to a                                                           
provision that requires the Department of Health and Social Services                                                            
to make timely, reasonable efforts to provide family support services                                                           
to prevent out-of-home placement of a child; and providing for an                                                               
effective date." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 289                                                                                                                        
Senators McGuire, Dyson, Giessel, Huggins, Menard, Wagoner                                                                      
moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on                                                              
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 289(FIN) "An Act relating to a liquefied                                                                  
natural gas storage facility; relating to the tax credit for an investment                                                      
in a liquefied natural gas storage facility; relating to the regulation of                                                      
liquefied natural gas storage as a utility; relating to the powers and                                                          
duties of the director of the division of lands and to lease fees for a                                                         
liquefied natural gas storage facility on state land; and providing for an                                                      
effective date." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                          

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SB 25                                                                                                                         
Senator Menard moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                               
cosponsor on SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 25                                                                          
"An Act establishing the sustainable energy transmission and supply                                                             
development program in the Alaska Industrial Development and                                                                    
Export Authority." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Huggins moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                 
from a call of the Senate from April 16 through May 28. Without                                                                 
objection, Senator Huggins was excused.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 27                                                                                                                         
Senator Coghill requested that the reconsideration on CS FOR                                                                    
SENATE BILL NO. 27(HSS) be taken up. The bill was before the                                                                    
Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                      
NO. 27(HSS) "An Act relating to flame retardants and to the                                                                     
manufacture, sale, and distribution of products containing flame                                                                
retardants; relating to a multistate chemicals clearinghouse; and                                                               
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 27(HSS)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Hoffman, Kookesh, McGuire,                                                                   
Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Dyson, Giessel, Huggins, Stevens, Wagoner                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 27(HSS) passed the Senate on                                                                     
reconsideration.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer 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 referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               

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                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the following                                                              
citations be made a special order of business. Without objection, it was                                                        
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Order of Business                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Stone Soup Group, 20th Anniversary                                                                                   
Senator(s) Meyer, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French,                                                          
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Linda S. Hall                                                                                                        
Representative(s) Johnson, Olson                                                                                                
Senator(s) McGuire, Wagoner, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan,                                                              
French, Ellis, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Menard, Meyer,                                                               
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the citations                                                              
be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred                                                          
to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 27                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 27(HSS) "An Act relating to flame                                                                        
retardants and to the manufacture, sale, and distribution of products                                                           
containing flame retardants; relating to a multistate chemicals                                                                 
clearinghouse; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed,                                                              
signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                          
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SB 91                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 91(FIN) "An Act amending the                                                                             
termination date of the licensing of sport fishing operators and sport                                                          
fishing guides; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed,                                                             
signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                          
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 151                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 151(JUD) "An Act relating to mitigation                                                                  
at sentencing in a criminal case for a defendant found by the court to                                                          
have been affected by a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder" was                                                                    
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                                             
the House for consideration.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 159                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 159(RES) "An Act establishing the                                                                        
Susitna State Forest; urging the Governor to acquire forest land that is                                                        
currently in the Tongass National Forest; and providing for an                                                                  
effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                                            
and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 179                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 179 "An Act relating to missing vulnerable adult                                                                
prompt response and notification plans" was engrossed, signed by the                                                            
President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                        
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN) am S "An                                                                           
Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program                                                                    
expenses of state government and for certain programs, capitalizing                                                             
funds, amending appropriations, and making reappropriations; and                                                                
providing for an effective date" which had been returned to the House                                                           
for consideration with a certified amendment (p. 2053), was                                                                     
engrossed.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 285                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
making appropriations for the operating and capital expenses of the                                                             
state's integrated comprehensive mental health program; and providing                                                           
for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and                                                               
Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., April 6, 2012. Without                                                                   
objection, the Senate adjourned at 12:54 p.m.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                Kirsten Waid                                                    
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 264 MUNI PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL: SUBDIVISIONS                                                                               
+ HB 314 ALASKA RAILROAD LAND LEASES                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+= SB 192 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX RATES                                                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= SB 100 PERS TERMINATION COSTS                                                                                                
+= SB 203 ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM & VOUCHERS                                                                                  
              <Bill Hearing Postponed>                                                                                          
+= SCR 24 COMMISSION ON 100TH ANNIV. OF LEGISLATURE                                                                             
+= HB 129 DECEASED VETERAN DEATH CERTIFICATE                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
              --Please Note Time Change --                                                                                      
+= SB 192 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX RATES                                                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= SB 203 ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM & VOUCHERS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+= SB 192 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX RATES                                                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+ SB 192 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX RATES                                                                                       
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+= SB 192 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX RATES                                                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+= SB 192 OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION TAX RATES                                                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Board Confirmations: Alaska Bar Association                                                                       
              Public Member <CANCELED>                                                                                          
+= SB 180 NATURALLY OCCURRING ASBESTOS IN GRAVEL                                                                                
+= SB 218 SEX CRIMES; TESTIMONY BY VIDEO CONFERENCE                                                                             
+= SB 134 CHILD SUPPORT AWARDS                                                                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  

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                            JUDICIARY (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 229 BIG GAME COMMERCIAL SERVICES BOARD                                                                                     
+ HB 274 UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES                                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Governor's Appointments                                                                                           
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= HB 252 SMALL BUSINESS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION                                                                                   
+= HB 301 BOATING REGULATION: SUNSET/ENFORCEMENT                                                                                
+ SB 166 LABORATORY SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL LICENSING                                                                              
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                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 118 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT                                                                                    
+ HB 340 PETERSVILLE RECREATIONAL MINING AREA                                                                                   
+ HCR 25 WILDLIFE & SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAM                                                                              
+ HJR 20 ROADLESS RULE & CHUGACH AND TONGASS HYDRO                                                                              
+ HJR 26 SEA OTTER MANAGEMENT                                                                                                   
+ HJR 32 REMOVE WOOD BISON FROM ENDANGERED LIST                                                                                 
+             Fishermen's Fund Advisory and Appeals Council                                                                     
              Confirmation Hearings                                                                                             
              <Public Testimony>                                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+             Big Game Commercial Services Board Confirmation Hearings                                                          
              <Public Testimony>                                                                                                
+             Board of Game Confirmation Hearings                                                                               
              <Public Testimony>                                                                                                
+ SB 207 SPORT FISH LICENSE EXEMPTION                                                                                           
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= SB 209 DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR OIL & GAS LEASES                                                                                
+= HB 118 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT                                                                                   
+= HB 340 PETERSVILLE RECREATIONAL MINING AREA                                                                                  
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 304 ALASKA FIRE STANDARDS COUNCIL                                                                                          
+             Confirmation Hearings - Nominees for the                                                                          
              Alaska Public Offices Commission                                                                                  
+ HB 234 PICKETING AND PROTESTS AT FUNERALS                                                                                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:00 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                     VICTIMS ADVOCATE SELECTION COMMITTEE                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           5:00 PM                                                 
+             Call to Order                                                                                                     
              Executive Session - Candidate Interviews                                                                          
              Adjournment                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Apr 07        Saturday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+             Call to Order                                                                                                     
              Executive Session - Advocate Selection                                                                            
              Adjournment                                                                                                       
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                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                JOINT SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 10        Tuesday                      House Chamber            11:00 AM                                                  
              Confirmation of Governor's Appointees