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2012-04-12 Senate Journal

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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                    Thursday                    April 12, 2012                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                              Eighty-seventh Day                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Stevens at 3:32 p.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Menard. Senator                                                                 
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
           "Kyrie eleison" "Kyrie eleison"                                                                                      
           "Christe eleison" "Christie eleison"                                                                                 
           (The Greek translation of "Lord, have mercy"                                                                         
           "Christ, have mercy.")                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
           Oh Lord, we assemble in these chambers both as                                                                       
           your humble servants and as the humble servants of                                                                   
           Alaska. May you guide us in all we do, and may we                                                                    
           choose the path of righteousness that you have set                                                                   
           out for us as we know that path is for the benefit of                                                                
           your people.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
           This body has weighty decisions to consider, and we                                                                  
           all reach our conclusions in different ways, but                                                                     
           regardless of how we reach those decisions, I                                                                        
           beseech you, our creator, to lead us as we go about                                                                  
           our days' work. For we know our days are limited                                                                     
           and as you promised someday "we will rise like an                                                                    
           eagle to meet you for our heavenly inheritance."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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           It is written in Psalm 119:97 "Oh how I love your                                                                    
           law, it is my meditation all the day." Speaking to                                                                   
           your law Lord, your Word, for as we are lawmakers                                                                    
           of the land, you are the original lawmaker of all                                                                    
           things.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
           I thank you Lord for all the blessings you have                                                                      
           bestowed upon this great state of Alaska and her                                                                     
           people. I ask that you continue to bless the path we                                                                 
           take, that you help us to act with wisdom, and that                                                                  
           "people in darkness will have seen the light."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
           Lord, while I'm restricted to a short prayer, my love                                                                
           for your Holy Commandments is ever more                                                                              
  lingering.                                                          Amen.                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                                                
for the eighty-sixth legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                            
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 125                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 125 "An Act relating to certain                                                                       
          vehicles, including trailers; and relating to motor                                                                   
          vehicle dealer advertising, motor vehicle dealer sales                                                                
          of used motor vehicles, motor vehicle sales contracts,                                                                
          motor vehicle service contracts, and motor vehicle                                                                    
          sales financing."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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SB 202                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 202 "An Act relating to                                                                               
          resuscitation protocol documents that may be adopted                                                                  
          by reference in regulations."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SJR 20                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          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.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 17                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                                   
          NO. 17(STA) Celebrating the 100th anniversary of                                                                      
          the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and                                                                   
          proclaiming 2012 as the Year of the Girl.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 26                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 26                                                                                   
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 129, relating to providing                                                                  
          a death certificate for a deceased veteran without                                                                    
          charge.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 6                                                                                                                          
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                              
Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 6(JUD) am, thus                                                                       
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 6(JUD) "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."                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 129                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                              
Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 129(FIN) "An Act                                                                      
relating to providing a death certificate for a deceased veteran without                                                        
charge" thus adopting:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 129(STA) "An Act relating to providing copies                                                                     
          of a death certificate for a deceased veteran without                                                                 
          charge." (Title Change SCR 26)                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated April 11 and 12 were read stating the House passed                                                               
and transmitted for consideration:                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HJR 40                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 40(JUD) BY THE                                                                                
HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE,                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Commending the governor and the administration for                                                                         
     aggressively working to protect the interests of the state in                                                              
     rights-of-way under R.S. 2477; urging the governor and the                                                                 
     attorney general to develop a working alliance with the                                                                    
     governors, attorneys general, and legislatures in other                                                                    
     western states to protect and enforce the states' interests in                                                             
     ensuring access using rights-of-way authorized by R.S.                                                                     
     2477; urging the governor and the attorney general to                                                                      
     support the interests of the State of Utah and southern                                                                    
     counties of Utah in R.S. 2477 rights-of-way by actively                                                                    
     seeking confirmation of R.S. 2477 rights-of-way through                                                                    
     various means, including initiating litigation in this state;                                                              
     urging the governor and the attorney general to develop a                                                                  
     strategy for resolving the dispute over the right to                                                                       
     continued access using R.S. 2477 rights-of-way in the state,                                                               
     including the possibility of bringing lawsuits against the                                                                 
     federal government to preserve the state's interest in rights-                                                             
     of-way; urging the governor to further strengthen the                                                                      
     resources of the state for protecting the state's rights by                                                                
     continuing to focus the efforts of the Department of Law,                                                                  
     the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of                                                                     
     Fish and Game, and other departments on defending the                                                                      
     state's rights and powers with regard to access and                                                                        
     federalism issues; and urging the United States Congress to                                                                
     enact legislation requiring federal agencies with land                                                                     
     management authority to establish a process to recognize                                                                   
     valid R.S. 2477 rights-of-way claims expeditiously after a                                                                 
     notice of intent to claim an R.S. 2477 right-of-way has been                                                               
     filed without the need to dispute those claims in court and                                                                
     to participate in good faith in the process.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Judiciary                                                             
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 158                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 158(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to bonds of the Knik Arm Bridge                                                                      
          and Toll Authority; relating to reserve funds of the                                                                  
          authority; relating to taxes and assessments on a                                                                     
          person that is a party to an agreement with the                                                                       
          authority; and establishing the Knik Arm Crossing                                                                     
          fund."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 269                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 269(JUD) BY THE HOUSE                                                                                     
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to the amendment of a declaration                                                                    
          that creates a common interest community."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce                                                                  
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 286                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 286(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act providing for and relating to the issuance of                                                                 
          general obligation bonds for the purpose of paying                                                                    
          the cost of state transportation projects; and providing                                                              
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 295                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 295(RES) BY THE HOUSE                                                                                     
RESOURCES COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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          "An Act approving an interim classification by the                                                                    
          commissioner of natural resources closing certain                                                                     
          land within the Glacier Creek and Winner Creek                                                                        
          drainages to new mineral entry; amending the                                                                          
          mineral entry closure in sec. 2, ch. 8, SLA 2003, for                                                                 
          certain land within the Glacier Creek and Winner                                                                      
            Creek drainages; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 347                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 347(JUD) am BY THE HOUSE                                                                                  
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act prohibiting the use of municipal funds to                                                                     
          support or oppose an initiative proposal filed with the                                                               
          lieutenant governor or to circulate a petition for a                                                                  
          statewide ballot initiative without approval by                                                                       
          municipal voters at an election; relating to the                                                                      
          reporting of certain expenditures; and providing for                                                                  
          an effective date."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Judiciary                                                         
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 359                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 359(FIN) am BY THE HOUSE                                                                                  
FINANCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to conspiracy to commit human                                                                        
          trafficking in the first degree or sex trafficking in the                                                             
          first degree; relating to the crime of distribution of                                                                
          indecent material to minors, the crime of online                                                                      
          enticement of a minor, the crime of prostitution, and                                                                 
          the crime of sex trafficking; relating to forfeiture of                                                               
          property used in prostitution offenses; relating to                                                                   
          testimony by video conference; adding Rule 38.3,                                                                      
          Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing                                                                     
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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HB 365                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 365(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
            "An Act relating to the rapid response to, and control                                                             
          of, aquatic invasive species."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCR 11                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 11 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 11 Designating August 18, 2011, as Walter J. Hickel Day of the                                                              
Arctic, with the following amendment:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                        HOUSE CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT                                                                         
                  RESOLUTION NO. 11(STA) Designating August                                                                    
          18, 2012, as Walter J. Hickel Day of the Arctic.                                                                      
          (technical title change)                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                         
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS SCR 11(STA)                                                                                                                 
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to SCR 11?                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                                       
NO. 11(STA) Designating August 18, 2012, as Walter J. Hickel Day                                                                
of the Arctic.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 130                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 130(STA)                                                                      
"An Act establishing the Alaska Native Language Preservation and                                                                
Advisory Council and relating to the preservation, restoration, and                                                             
revitalization of Alaska Native languages" with the following                                                                   
amendment:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                       HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                         
          NO. 130(FIN)                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                         
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 130(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 130(STA)?                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                            
Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 130(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
establishing the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory                                                               
Council and relating to the preservation, restoration, and revitalization                                                       
of Alaska Native languages."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 118                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                            
NO. 118(FIN) "An Act relating to a tax credit for qualified research                                                            
and development expenditures; and providing for an effective date"                                                              
and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 118(RES) "An Act relating to the reporting and                                                                    
          analysis of certain information relating to tax credits,                                                              
          exclusions, exemptions, waivers, and other tax                                                                        
          expenditures; relating to bills creating tax                                                                          
          expenditures; relating to confidentiality and use of                                                                  
          tax information; relating to a tax credit for qualified                                                               
          research and development expenditures; and                                                                            
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
          (Title Change SCR 31)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Paskvan, Cochair; Senator Wielechowski.                                                                
Signing amend: Senator Wagoner, Cochair. Signing no                                                                             
recommendation: Senator French.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Fiscal information forthcoming.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
          Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Labor and Workforce                                                           
      Development                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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HB 190                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered CS FOR SPONSOR                                                                           
SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 190(FIN) "An Act relating to                                                                      
allowable absences from the state for purposes of eligibility for                                                               
permanent fund dividends; and providing for an effective date" and                                                              
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                         SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR                                                                          
          SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 190(STA)                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Wielechowski, Chair; Senators Kookesh,                                                                 
Paskvan, Meyer, Giessel.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Revenue                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 281                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 281 "An                                                                   
Act establishing March 30 of each year as Welcome Home Vietnam                                                                  
Veterans Day" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                    SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 281(STA)                                                                      
                "An Act establishing March 29 of each year as                                                                  
          Vietnam Veterans Day." (Title Change SCR 32)                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Wielechowski, Chair; Senators Kookesh,                                                                 
Meyer, Giessel, Paskvan.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Introduction and Reference of                                                                        
                              Senate Resolutions                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 30                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE,                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 234, relating to picketing                                                                  
          or protests at a funeral.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCR 31                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 31 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE RESOURCES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 118, relating to a tax                                                                      
          credit for qualified research and development                                                                         
          expenditures.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCR 32                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE,                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 281, establishing March                                                                     
          30 of each year as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans                                                                      
          Day.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 175                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 175 "An Act relating to the practice of                                                                         
naturopathy; and providing for an effective date" was read the second                                                           
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Egan, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                                  
adoption of the Labor and Commerce Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 1634. Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                
NO. 175(L&C) was adopted.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator McGuire offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 15, through page 2, line 2:                                                                                        
          Delete "or, in a form that is not a controlled substance, an                                                          
herbal or homeopathic remedy, a dietetic remedy, or hydrotherapy"                                                               
            Insert ", a homeopathic remedy, or a dietetic remedy"                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, lines 3 - 13:                                                                                                           
          Delete all material and insert:                                                                                       
                   "(c)  The status of a drug or remedy that a naturopath                                                       
          may give, prescribe, or recommend under this chapter or may                                                           
          not give, prescribe, or recommend under this chapter is not                                                           
          changed by compounding the drug or remedy."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 13:                                                                                                      
          Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                     
"* Sec. 3. AS 08.45.060 is amended to read:                                                                                   
                   Sec. 08.45.060. Grounds for suspension,                                                                    
          revocation, or refusal to issue a license. The department                                                           
          may, after a hearing, impose a disciplinary sanction on a                                                             
          person licensed under this chapter when the department finds                                                          
          that the licensee                                                                                                     
                             (1)  secured a license through deceit, fraud,                                                      
          or intentional misrepresentation;                                                                                     
                             (2)  engaged in deceit, fraud, or intentional                                                      
          misrepresentation in the course of providing professional                                                             
          services or engaging in professional activities;                                                                      
                             (3)  advertised professional services in a                                                         
          false or misleading manner;                                                                                           
                             (4)  has been convicted of a felony or other                                                       
          crime that affects the licensee's ability to continue to practice                                                     
          competently and safely;                                                                                               
                             (5)  failed to comply with this chapter, with a                                                    
          regulation adopted under this chapter, or with an order of the                                                        
          department;                                                                                                           

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                             (6)  continued to practice after becoming                                                          
          unfit due to                                                                                                          
                                      (A)  professional incompetence;                                                           
                                      (B)  addiction or severe dependency                                                       
                   on alcohol or a drug that impairs the licensee's ability                                                     
                   to practice safely;                                                                                          
                                      (C)  physical or mental disability;                                                       
                             (7)  engaged in lewd or immoral conduct in                                                         
          connection with the delivery of professional service to                                                               
          patients;                                                                                                         
                             (8)  has procured, sold, prescribed, or                                                        
          dispensed drugs in violation of a law regardless of whether                                                       
          there has been a criminal action.                                                                                 
   * Sec. 4. AS 08.45.200(3) is amended to read:                                                                              
                             (3)  "naturopathy" means the use of                                                                
          hydrotherapy, a dietetic remedy [DIETETICS], an herbal                                                        
          remedy, a homeopathic remedy, electrotherapy, sanitation,                                                         
          suggestion, mechanical and manual manipulation for the                                                                
          stimulation of physiological and psychological action to                                                              
          establish a normal condition of mind and body [; IN THIS                                                              
          PARAGRAPH, "DIETETICS" INCLUDES HERBAL AND                                                                            
          HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES].                                                                                                
   * Sec. 5. AS 08.45.200 is amended by adding new paragraphs to                                                              
read:                                                                                                                           
                             (4)  "dietetic remedy" means nutritional                                                           
          therapy, nutritional counseling, a nutritional substance,                                                             
          vitamins, or minerals used to promote health and to diagnose,                                                         
          treat, or prevent disease, illness, or conditions;                                                                    
                             (5)  "herbal remedy" means a substance                                                             
          derived from or a concentrate or extract of a plant, tree, root,                                                      
          moss, or fungus;                                                                                                      
                             (6)  "homeopathic remedy" means a remedy                                                           
          defined in the current version of Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia                                                           
          of the United States;                                                                                                 
                             (7)  "hydrotherapy" means the application of                                                       
          water to the external body in all forms and temperatures to                                                           
          promote health and to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease,                                                           
          illness, and conditions;                                                                                              
                             (8)  "prescription drug" means a drug on the                                                       
          Prescription Drug Product List or the Drug Products with                                                              

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          Approval under Section 505 of the Act Administered by the                                                             
          Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research List in the                                                              
          Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence                                                                   
          Evaluations compiled by the United States Food and Drug                                                               
          Administration in effect at the time of the prescription, gift, or                                                    
          recommendation, or that has, at the time of the prescription,                                                         
          gift, or recommendation, gone through a preapproval process                                                           
             by the United States Food and Drug Administration."                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator McGuire moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                      
Senator French objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                                            
further objection, Amendment No. 1 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. 175(L&C) am was read the third time.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Menard moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                               
cosponsor on the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                   
NO. 175(L&C) am "An Act relating to the practice of naturopathy;                                                                
and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 175(L&C) am                                                                                                                
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. 175(L&C) am passed the                                                                           
Senate.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 192                                                                                                                        
President Stevens stated SENATE BILL NO. 192 "An Act relating to                                                                
the oil and gas production tax; and providing for an effective date"                                                            
would be returned to the Rules Committee. There being no objection,                                                             
the bill was returned to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 250                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 250(ENE) "An Act relating to the                                                                          
renewable energy grant fund and recommendation program; and                                                                     
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stedman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 2130. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 250(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. 250(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 250(FIN) "An Act relating to the renewable energy grant fund                                                                
and recommendation program; and providing for an effective date"                                                                
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCS CSHB 250(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. 250(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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                         Third Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 104                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
renaming the Alaska performance scholarship and relating to the                                                                 
scholarship and tax credits applicable to contributions to the                                                                  
scholarship; relating to AlaskAdvantage education grant funding and                                                             
to Alaska performance scholarship funding; relating to                                                                          
AlaskAdvantage education grant eligibility; establishing accounts and                                                           
a fund for those purposes; making conforming amendments; and                                                                    
providing for an effective date" was read the third time.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                           
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1.                                                                
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senators Coghill, Wagoner offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, lines 23 - 25:                                                                                                          
          Delete "Alaska residents who have attained an Alaska                                                              
High School Diploma by Examination after January 1, 2011, or                                                                
who are high school graduates [WHO ARE ALASKA RESIDENTS]"                                                                   
           Insert "high school graduates who are Alaska residents"                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 7:                                                                                                                 
          Delete "except as provided in (c) of this section,"                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 9:                                                                                                                 
          Delete "(d)"                                                                                                      
          Insert "(c)"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 18:                                                                                                                
          Delete "except as provided in (c) of this section,"                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 31 through page 4, line 2:                                                                                         
          Delete all material.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Reletter the following subsections accordingly.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, lines 5 - 6:                                                                                                            
          Delete "or 24 months after a student attains an Alaska High                                                           
School Diploma by Examination"                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, line 9:                                                                                                                 
          Delete "(g)"                                                                                                          
          Insert "(f)"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, lines 10 - 11:                                                                                                          
          Delete ", for an applicant who has graduated from a high                                                              
school in the state,"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, line 20:                                                                                                                
          Delete "(d)"                                                                                                          
          Insert "(c)"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, line 21:                                                                                                                
          Delete "(d)"                                                                                                          
          Insert "(c)"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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Page 4, line 25:                                                                                                                
          Delete "(d)"                                                                                                          
          Insert "(c)"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, line 26:                                                                                                                
          Delete "(d)"                                                                                                          
          Insert "(c)"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 5, lines 4 - 6:                                                                                                            
          Delete "or a total score in the 90th percentile or above on                                                       
the general educational development examination"                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 5, lines 10 - 12:                                                                                                          
          Delete "or a total score in the 80th percentile or above on                                                       
the general educational development examination"                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 5, lines 16 - 18:                                                                                                          
          Delete "or a total score in the 70th percentile or above on                                                       
the general educational development examination"                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 5, lines 23 - 24:                                                                                                          
          Delete "or attains a State of Alaska High School Diploma                                                          
by Examination,"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                              
Ellis objected.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 104(FIN)                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Giessel, Huggins, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                 
Wagoner                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Egan, Ellis, French, Hoffman, Kookesh, Menard, Olson,                                                                    
Paskvan, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN) was                                                                                
automatically in third reading.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator French rose to a point of order. President Stevens cautioned                                                            
members to proceed in order, stating it is inappropriate to refer to                                                            
actions in the other body.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 104(FIN) "An Act renaming the Alaska performance scholarship                                                                
and relating to the scholarship and tax credits applicable to                                                                   
contributions to the scholarship; relating to AlaskAdvantage education                                                          
grant funding and to Alaska performance scholarship funding; relating                                                           
to AlaskAdvantage education grant eligibility; establishing accounts                                                            
and a fund for those purposes; making conforming amendments; and                                                                
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 104(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Paskvan,                                                             
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Dyson, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, Olson,                                                               
Wagoner                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN)                                                                            
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved for the adoption of the effective date clauses.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the effective date clauses be adopted?" The                                                          
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 104(FIN)                                                                                                               
Effective Date Clauses                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Hoffman, Kookesh, McGuire,                                                                   
Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                        
Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Dyson, Giessel, Huggins                                                                                         

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and so, the effective date clauses were adopted and the bill was                                                                
referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCR 27                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 27 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 104, renaming the Alaska                                                                 
performance scholarship and relating to the scholarship and tax credits                                                         
applicable to contributions to the scholarship; relating to                                                                     
AlaskAdvantage education grant funding and to Alaska performance                                                                
scholarship funding; establishing an account and fund for those                                                                 
purposes; and making conforming amendments, which had been held                                                                 
on the Secretary's desk (page 2016). Without objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 27 was before the                                                                              
Senate on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 27 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 104,                                                                 
renaming the Alaska performance scholarship and relating to the                                                                 
scholarship and tax credits applicable to contributions to the                                                                  
scholarship; relating to AlaskAdvantage education grant funding and                                                             
to Alaska performance scholarship funding; establishing an account                                                              
and fund for those purposes; and making conforming amendments,                                                                  
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SCR 27                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                                                   
McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                       
Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Dyson, Giessel                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 27 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Sol Gerstenfeld                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Gruenberg                                                                                                     
Senator(s) Wielechowski, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                           
French, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                      
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dr. Rick Kunz                                                                                                        
Representative(s) Gruenberg                                                                                                     
Senator(s) Wielechowski, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                           
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard,                                                                    
Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Nicholas A. Webb                                                                                                     
Representative(s) Millett                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Meyer, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                                  
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kevin Kennedy and Team PPR                                                                                           
Senator(s) Ellis, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Giessel,                                                                
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                       
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Ruth Qutan Goodwin                                                                                                
Representative(s) Joule                                                                                                         
Senator(s) Olson, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Giessel,                                                         
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Paskvan,                                                                     
Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Doug Buchanan                                                                                                     
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                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Robert Douglas Stamer                                                                                             
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Wagoner, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                                
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                     
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - James Wilken                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Stoltze, Fairclough                                                                                           
Senator(s) Huggins, Dyson, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Egan, Ellis,                                                                
Giessel, Hoffman, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson,                                                                       
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Mabel W. Pike                                                                                                     
Representative(s) Gara                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Ellis, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, 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                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 295                                                                                                                        
Senators Giessel, McGuire moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                                               
shown as cross sponsors on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 295(RES)                                                                       
"An Act approving an interim classification by the commissioner of                                                              
natural resources closing certain land within the Glacier Creek and                                                             
Winner Creek drainages to new mineral entry; amending the mineral                                                               
entry closure in sec. 2, ch. 8, SLA 2003, for certain land within the                                                           
Glacier Creek and Winner Creek drainages; and providing for an                                                                  
effective date." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 216                                                                                                                        
Senator French, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
Judiciary Committee referral be waived on CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                     
NO. 216(FIN) "An Act relating to fiscal notes for bills directing or                                                            
resulting in the adoption, amendment, or repeal of regulations, and to                                                          

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the notice required for the proposed adoption, amendment, or repeal of                                                          
a regulation; and providing for an effective date." Without objection,                                                          
the bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 276                                                                                                                        
Senator Wagoner moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as                                                                
a cross sponsor on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 276(FIN) "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 the                                                                
determination of the production tax value of oil and gas production;                                                            
and relating to a special tax rate for new oil or gas production south of                                                       
68 degrees North latitude." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 295                                                                                                                        
Senator Wagoner, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                
the Resources Committee referral be waived on CS FOR HOUSE                                                                      
BILL NO. 295(RES) "An Act approving an interim classification by                                                                
the commissioner of natural resources closing certain land within the                                                           
Glacier Creek and Winner Creek drainages to new mineral entry;                                                                  
amending the mineral entry closure in sec. 2, ch. 8, SLA 2003, for                                                              
certain land within the Glacier Creek and Winner Creek drainages; and                                                           
providing for an effective date." The Resources Committee passed                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 181 (a similar bill) out of committee, (page 1856)                                                              
with a do pass recommendation. Without objection, the bill was                                                                  
referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 40                                                                                                                        
Senators McGuire, Dyson, Giessel, Wagoner, Coghill, Menard moved                                                                
and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on CS                                                                 
FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 40(JUD) Commending the                                                                           
governor and the administration for aggressively working to protect                                                             
the interests of the state in rights-of-way under R.S. 2477; urging the                                                         
governor and the attorney general to develop a working alliance with                                                            
the governors, attorneys general, and legislatures in other western                                                             
states to protect and enforce the states' interests in ensuring access                                                          
using rights-of-way authorized by R.S. 2477; urging the governor and                                                            
the attorney general to support the interests of the State of Utah and                                                          
southern counties of Utah in R.S. 2477 rights-of-way by actively                                                                
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means, including initiating litigation in this state; urging the governor                                                       
and the attorney general to develop a strategy for resolving the dispute                                                        
over the right to continued access using R.S. 2477 rights-of-way in the                                                         
state, including the possibility of bringing lawsuits against the federal                                                       
government to preserve the state's interest in rights-of-way; urging the                                                        
governor to further strengthen the resources of the state for protecting                                                        
the state's rights by continuing to focus the efforts of the Department                                                         
of Law, the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Fish                                                             
and Game, and other departments on defending the state's rights and                                                             
powers with regard to access and federalism issues; and urging the                                                              
United States Congress to enact legislation requiring federal agencies                                                          
with land management authority to establish a process to recognize                                                              
valid R.S. 2477 rights-of-way claims expeditiously after a notice of                                                            
intent to claim an R.S. 2477 right-of-way has been filed without the                                                            
need to dispute those claims in court and to participate in good faith in                                                       
the process. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 160                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 160(FIN) "An Act making and                                                                              
amending appropriations, including capital appropriations,                                                                      
supplemental appropriations, and other appropriations; making                                                                   
appropriations to capitalize funds; and providing for an effective date"                                                        
which had been engrossed (page 2185) was signed by the President                                                                
and Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Rule 23(d) of the Alaska State Legislature Uniform Rules is currently                                                           
in effect.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 175                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 175(L&C) am "An Act relating to the                                                                      
practice of naturopathy; 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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HB 104                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
renaming the Alaska performance scholarship and relating to the                                                                 
scholarship and tax credits applicable to contributions to the                                                                  
scholarship; relating to AlaskAdvantage education grant funding and                                                             
to Alaska performance scholarship funding; relating to                                                                          
AlaskAdvantage education grant eligibility; establishing accounts and                                                           
a fund for those purposes; making conforming amendments; and                                                                    
providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President                                                         
and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 250                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 250(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to the renewable energy grant fund and recommendation                                                                  
program; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed                                                             
by the President and Secretary and returned to the House for                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SCR 27                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 27 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 104, renaming the Alaska                                                                 
performance scholarship and relating to the scholarship and tax credits                                                         
applicable to contributions to the scholarship; relating to                                                                     
AlaskAdvantage education grant funding and to Alaska performance                                                                
scholarship funding; establishing an account and fund for those                                                                 
purposes; and making conforming amendments, was engrossed, signed                                                               
by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                 
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Enrollment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SCR 16                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 16 Proclaiming May                                                                             
2012 to be Celiac Disease Awareness Month, was enrolled, signed by                                                              
the President and Secretary, Speaker and Chief Clerk and the                                                                    
engrossed and enrolled copies transmitted to the Office of the                                                                  
Governor at 9:15 a.m., April 12, 2012.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          Legislative Resolve No. 34                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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SCR 20                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 20 Relating to                                                                                 
awarding the Alaska Decoration of Honor to certain members of the                                                               
military, was enrolled, signed by the President and Secretary, Speaker                                                          
and Chief Clerk and the engrossed and enrolled copies transmitted to                                                            
the Office of the Governor at 9:15 a.m., April 12, 2012.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                          Legislative Resolve No. 35                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 127                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 127 "An Act establishing September 9 each year                                                                  
as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day" was enrolled,                                                                
signed by the President and Secretary, Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                                              
the engrossed and enrolled copies transmitted to the Office of the                                                              
Governor at 9:15 a.m., April 12, 2012.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., April 13, 2012. Without                                                                  
objection, the Senate adjourned at 5:00 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                Kirsten Waid                                                    
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 219 FIRE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES                                                                                    
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                       Fahrenkamp 203             8:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+= HB 302 CONTRIBUTIONS FROM PFD: UNIV/AUDITS                                                                                   
+= HB 366 DISASTER PLANNING AND SERVICES                                                                                        
+= HCR 23 ALASKA ARCTIC POLICY COMMISSION                                                                                       
+ HB  21 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL MEMBERS                                                                                     
+ HB 115 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL EXPRESSWAY                                                                                     
+ HB 360 INTERSTATE MINING COMPACT & COMMISSION                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2012-04-12                     Senate Journal                      Page 2219
                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ SB 217 PHARMACY AUDITS                                                                                                        
+ HB 286 G.O. BONDS: TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS                                                                                    
+ HB 282 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT/TEMP. LICENSE                                                                                 
+ HB 301 BOATING REGULATION: SUNSET/ENFORCEMENT                                                                                 
+ HB 204 STATE PROCUREMENT CODE                                                                                                 
+ HB 205 PUBLIC PROCUREMENT                                                                                                     
+ HB 252 SMALL BUSINESS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION                                                                                    
+ HB 276 OIL/GAS PROD. TAX CREDITS/RATES/VALUE                                                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
+= SB 198 POLICE OFFICER PROTECTIONS/CERTIFICATION                                                                              
+= HB 343 DISCLOSURE OF CHILDREN'S RECORDS                                                                                      
+ HB 234 PICKETING AND PROTESTS AT FUNERALS                                                                                     
+ HB 255 READING OR TYPING MESSAGE  WHILE DRIVING                                                                               
+ HB  50 ACCESS TO LICENSED PREMISES                                                                                            
+ HB 296 ESCAPE/SERVICE ON PRISONERS/MONITORING                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2012-04-12                     Senate Journal                      Page 2220
                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
+ HB 125 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD                                                                                       
+ HB 269 COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITIES                                                                                            
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= SB 166 LABORATORY SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL LICENSING                                                                             
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
= HB 281 WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY                                                                                      
= HB 190 PFD ALLOWABLE ABSENCE                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                          Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 347 USE OF MUNICIPAL FUNDS FOR INITIATIVES                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:00 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                             Capitol 120          5:00 PM                                                 
              Anchorage Office Space                                                                                            
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                            CONFERENCE COMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 284 & HB 285                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            3:00 PM                                                 
+= HB 284 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
+= HB 285 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
              Department of Transportation                                                                                      
              Alaska Court System                                                                                               
              Items left open from the Tuesday 4/10/12                                                                          
              meeting may be taken up pending negotiations.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            3:00 PM                                                 
= HB 284 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                   
= HB 285 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            8:00 AM                                                 
= HB 284 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                   
= HB 285 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET