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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                      Sunday                    April 15, 2012                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                Ninetieth Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Stevens at 10:14 a.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed nineteen members present. Senator McGuire was                                                                   
absent.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Ellis. Senator                                                                  
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
       Oh God, I pray this morning, on this final day of the                                                                    
       regular legislative session, for:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
           wisdom--so we can make the best decisions                                                                            
           humility--as humble hearts will serve us well                                                                        
           stamina--to get the work done                                                                                        
           good humor--to smile and not take ourselves too                                                                      
           seriously even though our work is serious and                                                                        
           impacts the lives of many.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
       God, I thank you for the truly revolutionary gospel of                                                                   
       Jesus Christ, who brought and taught the good news that                                                                  
       we could be redeemed if we would love you with all our                                                                   
       hearts and every day treat others as we wish ourselves to                                                                
       be treated.  Of course, Jesus did not fraternize with the                                                                
       rich and powerful and well connected but walked among                                                                    
       the lowly and dispossessed, the poor, the social outcasts,                                                               
       telling all who would listen, these words:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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       I was hungry and you fed me;                                                                                             
       I was naked and you clothed me;                                                                                          
       I was in prison and you visited me;                                                                                      
       I was sick and you comforted me.                                                                                         
       For when you do these things to the least among us,                                                                      
           So you do these things unto me and you shall be blessed.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
            Oh God, I ask that today you truly make us instruments                                                             
       of thy grace.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
       These things I pray.                                           Amen.                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Giessel led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                                                
for the eighty-ninth legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                            
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 216                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                              
Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 216(FIN), thus                                                                        
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 216(STA) "An Act relating to fiscal notes for                                                                     
          bills directing or resulting in the adoption,                                                                         
          amendment, or repeal of regulations, and to the                                                                       
          notice required for the proposed adoption,                                                                            
          amendment, or repeal of a regulation; and providing                                                                   
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 250                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                              
Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 250(ENE), thus                                                                        
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          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."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 316                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                              
Senate amendment to HOUSE BILL NO. 316, thus adopting:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE BILL NO. 316 am S "An Act relating to                                                                           
          military facility zones in the state; relating to the                                                                 
          development of housing in military facility zones;                                                                    
          relating to the financing of projects in military                                                                     
          facility zones; and providing for an effective date."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 29                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 135, relating to the rights                                                                
          of crime victims; relating to the duties of prosecuting                                                               
          attorneys; and amending Rule 45, Alaska Rules of                                                                      
          Criminal Procedure.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 30                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE,                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform                                                                      
     Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate                                                                   
     Bill No. 210, relating to crimes against children.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 89                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD) "An                                                                   
Act clarifying that a legislator or legislative employee is allowed to                                                          
accept certain compassionate gifts; allowing legislators and legislative                                                        
employees who are representing persons in an administrative hearing                                                             
to contact hearing officers and attempt to influence the outcome of the                                                         
hearing if they are professionals licensed in the state, and allowing                                                           
legislators and legislative employees who are not professionals                                                                 
licensed in the state to contact hearing officers for the purpose of                                                            
influencing the outcome of the hearing in certain instances; requiring                                                          
the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics to maintain a public record                                                          
of certain ethics disclosures made by legislators and legislative                                                               
employees; prohibiting a public member of the Select Committee on                                                               
Legislative Ethics from disclosing confidential information without                                                             
authorization; clarifying the ethics disclosure requirements for tickets                                                        
to or gifts in connection with charity events; amending disclosure                                                              
deadlines under the Legislative Ethics Act; relating to requests to                                                             
refrain from disclosure under the Legislative Ethics Act; relating to the                                                       
applicability of certain provisions of the Legislative Ethics Act to                                                            
certain legislative employees, volunteers, and interns; establishing a                                                          
seat for an alternate public member on the Select Committee on                                                                  
Legislative Ethics; clarifying the requirements related to participation                                                        
by alternate public members and alternate legislative members in the                                                            
proceedings of the committee; amending the definition of 'legislative                                                           
employee' in the Legislative Ethics Act; and repealing a procedure for                                                          
appointment of alternate legislative members" with the following                                                                
amendment:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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                       HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                         
          NO. 89(JUD)                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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 89(JUD)                                                                                                                
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 89(JUD)?                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  McGuire                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD) "An Act                                                                             
clarifying that a legislator or legislative employee is allowed to accept                                                       
certain compassionate gifts; allowing legislators and legislative                                                               
employees who are representing persons in an administrative hearing                                                             
to contact hearing officers and attempt to influence the outcome of the                                                         
hearing if they are professionals licensed in the state, and allowing                                                           
legislators and legislative employees who are not professionals                                                                 
licensed in the state to contact hearing officers for the purpose of                                                            
influencing the outcome of the hearing in certain instances; requiring                                                          
the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics to maintain a public record                                                          
of certain ethics disclosures made by legislators and legislative                                                               
employees; prohibiting a public member of the Select Committee on                                                               
Legislative Ethics from disclosing confidential information without                                                             
authorization; clarifying the ethics disclosure requirements for tickets                                                        
to or gifts in connection with charity events; amending disclosure                                                              
deadlines under the Legislative Ethics Act; relating to requests to                                                             
refrain from disclosure under the Legislative Ethics Act; relating to the                                                       
applicability of certain provisions of the Legislative Ethics Act to                                                            
certain legislative employees, volunteers, and interns; establishing a                                                          
seat for an alternate public member on the Select Committee on                                                                  

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Legislative Ethics; clarifying the requirements related to participation                                                        
by alternate public members and alternate legislative members in the                                                            
proceedings of the committee; amending the definition of 'legislative                                                           
employee' in the Legislative Ethics Act; and repealing a procedure for                                                          
appointment of alternate legislative members."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 91                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 91(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act amending the termination date of the licensing of sport fishing                                                             
operators and sport fishing guides; and providing for an effective date"                                                        
with the following amendment:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                         
          NO. 91(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 91(FIN)                                                                                                                
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 91(FIN)?   Effective Date                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  McGuire                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 91(FIN) "An Act                                                                             
amending the termination date of the licensing of sport fishing                                                                 
operators and sport fishing guides; and providing for an effective                                                              
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The presence of Senator McGuire was noted.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB 135                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 135(JUD)                                                                      
"An Act relating to the rights of crime victims; relating to the duties of                                                      
prosecuting attorneys; and amending Rule 45, Alaska Rules of                                                                    
Criminal Procedure" with the following amendment:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
            HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                     
            NO. 135(FIN) "An Act relating to the rights of                                                                      
            crime victims; relating to the duties of                                                                            
            prosecuting attorneys; relating to the victims'                                                                     
            advocate and to the term of office of the                                                                           
            victims' advocate; relating to the appointment                                                                      
            of counsel for persons accused of crimes;                                                                           
            amending Rules 39.1 and 45, Alaska Rules of                                                                         
            Criminal Procedure; and providing for an                                                                            
            effective date."                                                                                                    
            (Title Change HCR 29)                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                       

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HCS CSSB 135(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House Amendment                                                                                  
to CSSB 135(JUD)?  Effective Date   Court Rules                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 135(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to the rights of crime victims; relating to the duties of                                                              
prosecuting attorneys; relating to the victims' advocate and to the term                                                        
of office of the victims' advocate; relating to the appointment of                                                              
counsel for persons accused of crimes; amending Rules 39.1 and 45,                                                              
Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective                                                              
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the Court Rule changes.                                                                   
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 29                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 29 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 135,                                                                
relating to the rights of crime victims; relating to the duties of                                                              
prosecuting attorneys; and amending Rule 45, Alaska Rules of                                                                    
Criminal Procedure, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                               
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HCR 29                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 137                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 137 "An Act requiring                                                                
suicide awareness and prevention training for certain school                                                                    
personnel" with the following amendment:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 137(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 SB 137(FIN)                                                                                                                 
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to SB 137?                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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 BILL NO. 137(FIN) "An Act requiring                                                                         
suicide awareness and prevention training for certain school                                                                    
personnel."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 210                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 210(FIN)                                                                      
"An Act relating to crimes against children; and providing for an                                                               
effective date" with the following amendment:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 210(JUD) "An Act relating to crimes against                                                                       
          children; relating to persons found guilty but                                                                        
          mentally ill; relating to sentencing procedures for                                                                   
          factors that may increase the presumptive range or                                                                    
          affect mandatory parole eligibility; relating to the                                                                  
          granting of probation; relating to procedures for                                                                     
          finding aggravating factors at sentencing; relating to                                                                
          crimes of human trafficking; establishing a task force                                                                
          to evaluate services available to victims of human                                                                    
          trafficking, sex trafficking, or promotion of                                                                         
          prostitution and examine the prevalence of those                                                                      
          crimes; relating to the recommendations and report of                                                                 
          the task force; amending Rule 32.1, Alaska Rules of                                                                   
          Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective                                                                    
          date."                                                                                                                
          (Title Change HCR 30)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCS CSSB 210(JUD)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House Amendment                                                                                  
to CSSB 210(FIN)?  Effective Date  Court Rule                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Thomas                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 210(JUD) "An Act                                                                            
relating to crimes against children; relating to persons found guilty but                                                       
mentally ill; relating to sentencing procedures for factors that may                                                            
increase the presumptive range or affect mandatory parole eligibility;                                                          
relating to the granting of probation; relating to procedures for finding                                                       
aggravating factors at sentencing; relating to crimes of human                                                                  
trafficking; establishing a task force to evaluate services available to                                                        
victims of human trafficking, sex trafficking, or promotion of                                                                  
prostitution and examine the prevalence of those crimes; relating to the                                                        
recommendations and report of the task force; amending Rule 32.1,                                                               
Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective                                                              
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the Court Rule change. Without                                                            
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 30                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 30 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 210,                                                                
relating to crimes against children, pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 30                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 89                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 89(RES) "An Act relating to the disposal of certain bedload                                                                 
material in conjunction with a flood mitigation plan." Signing do pass:                                                         
Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators Thomas, Egan, Ellis.                                                              
Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 4, indeterminate, Department of Natural                                                                    
      Resources                                                                                                                 
        Fiscal Note No. 5, indeterminate, Department of Transportation                                                         
      and Public Facilities                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 121                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 121(RLS) "An Act establishing the commercial charter fisheries                                                              
revolving loan fund, the mariculture revolving loan fund, and the                                                               

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Alaska microloan revolving loan fund and relating to those funds and                                                            
loans from those funds; and providing for an effective date" and                                                                
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 121(FIN) "An Act relating to certain commercial                                                                   
          fishing loans and to loans for the purchase of fishing                                                                
          quota shares by certain community quota entities and                                                                  
          establishing the commercial charter fisheries                                                                         
          revolving loan fund, the mariculture revolving loan                                                                   
          fund, and the Alaska microloan revolving loan fund                                                                    
          and relating to those funds and loans from those                                                                      
          funds; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
          (Title Change SCR 37)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Thomas, Egan, Ellis. Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
          Fiscal Note No. 10, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 11, Senate Finance Committee                                                                               
     Fiscal Note No. 12, Senate Finance Committee                                                                               
     Fiscal Note No. 13, Senate Finance Committee                                                                               
          Fiscal Note No. 14, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 125                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 125(L&C)(efd am) "An Act moving the Alcoholic Beverage                                                                      
Control Board to the Department of Commerce, Community, and                                                                     
Economic Development and relating to duties of that department;                                                                 
relating to the exercise of peace officer powers granted by the                                                                 
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; and providing for an effective                                                                
date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 125(FIN)                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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Signing no recommendation: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs;                                                                 
Senators Egan, Olson. Signing do pass: Senator Thomas. Signing do                                                               
not pass: Senator Ellis.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
          Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Commerce, Community                                                                       
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 264                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 264(CRA) "An Act allowing a deferral of municipal property                                                                  
taxes on the increase in the value of real property attributable to                                                             
subdivision of that property; and providing for an effective date" and                                                          
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 264(FIN) "An Act relating to municipal taxation                                                                   
          of interests in property owned by the Alaska                                                                          
          Industrial Development and Export Authority and to                                                                    
          the effect of the tax status of that property on the                                                                  
          local contribution for public education; allowing a                                                                   
          deferral of municipal property taxes on the increase                                                                  
          in the value of real property attributable to                                                                         
          subdivision of that property; relating to municipal                                                                   
          taxation of oil and gas production and pipeline                                                                       
          property; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
          (Title Change SCR 34)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Thomas, Egan, Olson, Ellis.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Senate Finance Committee                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
          Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 279                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 279(FIN) "An Act extending the termination dates of the Board of                                                            
Nursing, the Board of Dental Examiners, the Board of Barbers and                                                                
Hairdressers, the Big Game Commercial Services Board, the                                                                       
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, and the Alaska Seismic Hazards                                                                
Safety Commission; and providing for an effective date" and                                                                     
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
       SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                          
       NO. 279(FIN) "An Act relating to qualifications for                                                                      
       serving on a state board or commission; extending the                                                                    
       termination dates of the Board of Nursing, the Board of                                                                  
       Dental Examiners, the Board of Barbers and                                                                               
       Hairdressers, the Big Game Commercial Services                                                                           
       Board, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, and the                                                                     
       Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission; and                                                                            
       providing for an effective date." (Title Change SCR 38)                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs; Senators                                                                  
Thomas, Egan, Ellis. Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
           Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
           Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
           Fiscal Note No. 6, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
           Fiscal Note No. 7, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 8, Department of Natural Resources                                                                         
     Fiscal Note No. 9, Department of Public Safety                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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HB 359                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 359(FIN) am "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." Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, Stedman,                                                             
Cochairs; Senators Thomas, Egan, Olson, Ellis.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 8, indeterminate, Alaska Court System                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 9, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 10, zero, Department of Administration                                                                     
     Fiscal Note No. 11, zero, Department of Law                                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 12, zero, Department of Public Safety                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 13, zero, Department of Public Safety                                                                      
         Fiscal Note No. 14, indeterminate, Department of Corrections                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 361                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 361(FIN) am "An Act relating to the Alaska Land Act, including                                                              
certain leases, sales, and other disposals of state land and materials;                                                         
relating to production royalties from miners; and providing for an                                                              
effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 361(FIN) "An Act relating to the Alaska Land                                                                      
          Act, including certain leases, sales, and other                                                                       
          disposals of state land and materials; relating to                                                                    
          production royalties from miners; providing for the                                                                   
          conveyance of certain land to the City and Borough                                                                    
          of Juneau for the construction of the Auke Bay                                                                        
          commercial loading facility; and providing for an                                                                     
          effective date." (Title Change SCR 39)                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Signing no recommendation: Senator Stedman, Cochair; Senators                                                                   
Olson, Ellis. Signing do pass: Senators Thomas, Egan.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 5, zero, Department of Natural Resources                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Fish and Game                                                                       
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Transportation and Public                                                           
      Facilities                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Committee Reports                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                        
The following report was received and distributed at 10:46 p.m.,                                                                
April 14:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                               April 14, 2012                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mr. President:                                                                                                                  
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Conference Committee with limited powers of free conference                                                                 
considered SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN)                                                                         
am S "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                   
program expenses of state government and for certain programs,                                                                  
capitalizing funds, amending appropriations, and making                                                                         
reappropriations; and providing for an effective date"                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN) and recommends                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284                                                                                  
          "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                   
          loan program expenses of state government and for                                                                     
          certain programs, capitalizing funds, amending                                                                        
          appropriations, and making reappropriations; and                                                                      
          providing for an effective date"                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
be adopted.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
A fiscal note packet was attached.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Hoffman, Chair, Senators Stedman,                                                                   
Thomas; Representative Thomas, Chair, Representatives Stoltze, Gara.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
President Stevens stated the report would be held on the Secretary's                                                            
desk. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 285                                                                                                                        
The following report was received and distributed at 10:46 p.m.,                                                                
April 14:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                               April 14, 2012                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mr. President:                                                                                                                  
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Conference Committee with limited powers of free conference                                                                 
considered SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN)                                                                         
"An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital expenses                                                            
of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health program; and                                                              
providing for an effective date"                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN) and recommends                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285                                                                                  
          "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                   
          capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                                            
          comprehensive mental health program; and providing                                                                    
          for an effective date"                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
be adopted.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
A fiscal note packet was attached.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Hoffman, Chair, Senators Stedman,                                                                   
Thomas; Representative Thomas, Chair, Representatives Stoltze, Gara.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
President Stevens stated the report would be held on the Secretary's                                                            
desk. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 104                                                                                                                        
                                                               April 15, 2012                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mr. President:                                                                                                                  
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Conference Committee considering CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                          
NO. 104(RLS) "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;                                                                    
establishing an account and fund for those purposes; making                                                                     
conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date" and                                                                 
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN) requests                                                                           
limited powers of free conference on the following specific points:                                                             
                                                                                                                                
           House    Senate                                                                                                      
           Version    Version                                                                                                   
Funding Formula    N/A  secs. 11, 13                                                                                            
Payout Mechanism    N/A  sec. 13                                                                                                
Course Requirement Waiver  N/A  secs. 4, 5                                                                                      
HS Diploma by Examination  N/A  secs. 3 - 7, 30                                                                                 
Funding Waterfall    N/A  sec. 11                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Signing the report: Senator Hoffman, Chair, Senators Thomas, Meyer;                                                             
Representative Thomas, Chair, Representative Gara.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
President Stevens granted the Senate members limited powers of free                                                             
conference as requested.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Introduction and Reference of                                                                        
                              Senate Resolutions                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 36                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 333, relating to the                                                                        
          disposition of certain unused campaign contributions;                                                                 
          and relating to public office expense term accounts                                                                   
          and public office expense term account reserves.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCR 37                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 37 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 121, establishing the                                                                       
          commercial charter fisheries revolving loan fund, the                                                                 
          mariculture revolving loan fund, and the Alaska                                                                       
          microloan revolving loan fund and relating to those                                                                   
          funds and loans from those funds.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCR 38                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 38 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 279, relating to extending                                                                  
          the termination dates of the Board of Nursing, the                                                                    
          Board of Dental Examiners, the Board of Barbers and                                                                   
          Hairdressers, the Big Game Commercial Services                                                                        
          Board, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, and                                                                      
          the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCR 39                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 39 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 361, relating to the Alaska                                                                 
          Land Act, including certain leases, sales, and other                                                                  
          disposals of state land and materials; and relating to                                                                
          production royalties from miners.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
President Stevens stated, in accordance with Uniform Rule 43(b),                                                                
engrossment would be waived on all bills today.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 56                                                                                                                         
HOUSE BILL NO. 56 "An Act making arson in the first degree and                                                                  
arson in the second degree serious felonies for purposes of application                                                         
of the crime of conspiracy" was read the second time.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 56 was read the third time.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 56 "An Act making                                                                     
arson in the first degree and arson in the second degree serious                                                                
felonies for purposes of application of the crime of conspiracy" pass                                                           
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 56                                                                                                                           
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Davis, Wagoner                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 56 passed the Senate, was signed by the                                                                  
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 146                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 146(RES) "An Act authorizing the                                                                          
transfer of land from the State of Alaska and the Alaska Railroad                                                               
Corporation to property owners along the Eielson Spur Line; and                                                                 
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 146(RES) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 146(RES) "An                                                                   
Act authorizing the transfer of land from the State of Alaska and the                                                           
Alaska Railroad Corporation to property owners along the Eielson                                                                
Spur Line; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                                                           
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 146(RES)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 146(RES) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 196                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 196(FIN) "An Act relating to the power                                                                    
project fund and to the bulk fuel revolving loan fund; establishing a                                                           
bulk fuel loan account and making the bulk fuel loan account and the                                                            
bulk fuel bridge loan account separate accounts in the bulk fuel                                                                
revolving loan fund; providing for technical assistance to rural                                                                
borrowers under the bulk fuel bridge loan program; relating to the                                                              
administration and investment of the bulk fuel revolving loan fund by                                                           
the division in the Department of Commerce, Community, and                                                                      
Economic Development responsible for community and regional                                                                     
affairs; and providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 196(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senators Hoffman, Olson, Kookesh, Wagoner, Dyson, Menard, Egan,                                                                 
Paskvan, Davis, McGuire, Stedman, Ellis, Thomas, Meyer,                                                                         
Wielechowski, Stevens, French moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                 
to be shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                                         
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 196(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act relating to the power project fund and to the bulk fuel revolving                                                           
loan fund; establishing a bulk fuel loan account and making the bulk                                                            
fuel loan account and the bulk fuel bridge loan account separate                                                                
accounts in the bulk fuel revolving loan fund; providing for technical                                                          
assistance to rural borrowers under the bulk fuel bridge loan program;                                                          
relating to the administration and investment of the bulk fuel revolving                                                        
loan fund by the division in the Department of Commerce,                                                                        
Community, and Economic Development responsible for community                                                                   
and regional affairs; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                             
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 196(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Huggins                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 196(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                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed                                                           
by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 246                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 246(FIN) "An Act naming certain bridges                                                                   
and airports" was read the second time.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today from the Senate                                                            
Rules Committee:                                                                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Transportation and Public                                                                 
           Facilities                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Stedman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 2228. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 246(FIN) "An Act naming a certain bypass road and certain                                                              
bridges and airports" was adopted.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kookesh offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, lines 3 - 4:                                                                                                            
          Delete all material and insert:                                                                                       
                   "Sec. 35.40.350. Klawock-Frank Peratrovich                                                                 
          Airport. The state-owned airport at Klawock, known as the                                                           
          Klawock Airport, is named the Klawock-Frank Peratrovich                                                               
          Airport."                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kookesh moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                      
Without 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.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 246(FIN) am S was                                                                           
read the third time.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                           
BILL NO. 246(FIN) am S "An Act naming a certain bypass road and                                                                 
certain bridges and airports" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                                         
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 246(FIN) am S                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Huggins                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 246(FIN)                                                                            
am S passed the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for                                                                    
engrossment.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 33                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33, which had been                                                                             
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 33 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 246,                                                                 
naming certain bridges and airports, pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCR 33                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Huggins                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 255                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 255(JUD) "An Act relating to screen                                                                       
devices in motor vehicles; prohibiting the driver of a motor vehicle                                                            
from reading or typing a text message or other nonvoice message or                                                              
communication on a cellular telephone, computer, or personal data                                                               
assistant while driving a motor vehicle; and providing for an effective                                                         
date" was read the second time.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis called the Senate on House Bill No. 255.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The call was satisfied.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 255(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 255(JUD) "An                                                                   
Act relating to screen devices in motor vehicles; prohibiting the driver                                                        
of a motor vehicle from reading or typing a text message or other                                                               
nonvoice message or communication on a cellular telephone,                                                                      
computer, or personal data assistant while driving a motor vehicle; and                                                         
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 255(JUD)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  McGuire                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 255(JUD) 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 signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 258                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 258(FIN) "An Act directing the                                                                            
Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to develop and                                                               
implement standards and operating procedures, to evaluate site-                                                                 
specific use plans, and to designate project areas concerning gravel or                                                         
other aggregate material containing naturally occurring asbestos;                                                               
authorizing use on an interim basis of gravel or other aggregate                                                                
material containing naturally occurring asbestos for certain                                                                    
transportation projects and public facilities; providing immunity for                                                           

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the state and for landowners, extractors, suppliers, transporters, and                                                          
contractors for certain actions or claims arising in connection with the                                                        
use of gravel or aggregate material containing naturally occurring                                                              
asbestos in certain areas; requiring contractors to report certain                                                              
asbestos-related data to the Department of Transportation and Public                                                            
Facilities; 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 2229. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 258(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. 258(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Paskvan declared a conflict of interest.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 258(FIN) "An Act directing the Department of Transportation and                                                             
Public Facilities to develop and implement standards and operating                                                              
procedures, to evaluate site-specific use plans, and to designate project                                                       
areas concerning gravel or other aggregate material containing                                                                  
naturally occurring asbestos; authorizing use on an interim basis of                                                            
gravel or other aggregate material containing naturally occurring                                                               
asbestos for certain transportation projects and public facilities;                                                             
providing immunity for the state and for landowners, extractors,                                                                
suppliers, transporters, and contractors for certain actions or claims                                                          
arising in connection with the use of gravel or aggregate material                                                              
containing naturally occurring asbestos in certain areas; requiring                                                             
contractors to report certain asbestos-related data to the Department of                                                        
Transportation and Public Facilities; and providing for an effective                                                            
date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCS CSHB 258(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Letter of Intent       Effective Date                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                           
Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  French, Wielechowski                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 258(FIN)                                                                            
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption                                                                
of the Senate Finance Committee Letter of Intent/Legislative Findings                                                           
offered on page 2230. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill                                                         
was referred to the Secretary for engrossment with a Senate Letter of                                                           
Intent.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 261                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 261(FIN) "An Act relating to loans for                                                                    
the purchase of commercial fishing entry permits; and providing for an                                                          
effective date" was read the second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 261(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 261(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act relating to loans for the purchase of commercial fishing entry                                                              
permits; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                        
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 261(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 261(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 signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 269                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 269(JUD) "An Act relating to the                                                                          
amendment of a declaration that creates a common interest                                                                       
community" was read the second time.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 269(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 269(JUD) "An                                                                   
Act relating to the amendment of a declaration that creates a common                                                            
interest community" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                               
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 269(JUD)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 269(JUD) passed the Senate, was                                                                   
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 301(FIN) "An Act relating to                                                                              
enforcement of boating safety statutes; amending the termination date                                                           
of certain statutes relating to the use, operation, and regulation of                                                           
boats, a uniform state waterway marking system, and civil liability for                                                         
boat owners; providing for an effective date by amending the effective                                                          
date of secs. 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 20, 23, 26, and 27, ch. 28, SLA                                                       
2000, as amended; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                             
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                                  
adoption of the Labor and Commerce Senate Committee Substitute                                                                  
offered on page 2163. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                   
HOUSE BILL NO. 301(L&C) 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. 301(L&C) was read                                                                           
the third time.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                                
cross sponsor on the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 301(L&C) "An Act relating to enforcement of boating safety                                                                  
statutes; amending the termination date of certain statutes relating to                                                         
the use, operation, and regulation of boats, a uniform state waterway                                                           
marking system, and civil liability for boat owners; providing for an                                                           
effective date by amending the effective date of secs. 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 14,                                                      
16, 18, 20, 23, 26, and 27, ch. 28, SLA 2000, as amended; and                                                                   
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCS CSHB 301(L&C)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 301(L&C)                                                                            
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 314                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 314 "An Act extending the time period for which                                                                  
the Alaska Railroad Corporation may lease land without reserving the                                                            
right to terminate the lease; and providing for an effective date" was                                                          
read the second time.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 314 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 314 "An Act extending                                                                 
the time period for which the Alaska Railroad Corporation may lease                                                             
land without reserving the right to terminate the lease; and providing                                                          
for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                            
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 314                                                                                                                          
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, HOUSE BILL NO. 314 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 signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 333                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 333(STA) "An Act relating to the                                                                          
disposition of certain unused campaign contributions; and relating to                                                           
public office expense term accounts and public office expense term                                                              
account reserves" was read the second time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senators Dyson, Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 1, following "Act":                                                                                              
          Insert "relating to candidate forums and contributions in                                                           
state election campaigns;"                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, following line 2:                                                                                                       
          Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                     
"* Sec. 2. AS 15.13.150 is amended to read:                                                                                   
                   Sec. 15.13.150. Election educational activities not                                                        
          prohibited. This chapter does not prohibit a person from                                                            
          engaging in educational election-related communications and                                                           
          activities, including                                                                                                 
                             (1)  the publication of the date and location                                                      
          of an election;                                                                                                       
                             (2)  the education of students about voting                                                        
          and elections;                                                                                                        
                             (3)  the sponsorship of [OPEN] candidate                                                           
          debate forums open to the public;                                                                                 

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                             (4)  participation in get-out-the-vote or voter                                                    
          registration drives that do not favor a particular candidate,                                                         
          political party, or political position;                                                                               
                             (5)  the dissemination of the views of all                                                         
          candidates running for a particular office.                                                                           
   * Sec. 3. AS 15.13.400(4) is amended to read:                                                                              
                             (4)  "contribution"                                                                               
                                      (A)  means a purchase, payment,                                                           
                   promise or obligation to pay, loan or loan guarantee,                                                        
                   deposit or gift of money, goods, or services for which                                                       
                   charge is ordinarily made, and includes the payment                                                          
                   by a person other than a candidate or political party,                                                       
                   or compensation for the personal services of another                                                         
                   person, that is rendered to the candidate or political                                                       
                   party, and that is made for the purpose of                                                                   
                                                (i)  influencing the                                                            
                             nomination or election of a candidate;                                                             
                                                (ii)  influencing a ballot                                                      
                             proposition or question; or                                                                        
                                                (iii)  supporting or opposing                                                   
                             an initiative proposal application filed with                                                      
                             the lieutenant governor under AS 15.45.020;                                                        
                                      (B)  does not include                                                                     
                                                (i)  services provided                                                          
                             without compensation by individuals                                                                
                             volunteering a portion or all of their time on                                                     
                             behalf of a political party, candidate, or                                                         
                             ballot proposition or question;                                                                    
                                                (ii)  ordinary hospitality in a                                                 
                             home;                                                                                              
                                                (iii)  two or fewer mass                                                        
                             mailings before each election by each                                                              
                             political party describing the party's slate of                                                    
                             candidates for election, which may include                                                         
                             photographs, biographies, and information                                                          
                             about the party's candidates;                                                                      
                                                (iv)  the results of a poll                                                     
                             limited to issues and not mentioning any                                                           
                             candidate, unless the poll was requested by                                                        
                             or designed primarily to benefit the                                                               

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                             candidate;                                                                                         
                                                (v)  any communication in                                                       
                             the form of a newsletter from a legislator to                                                      
                             the legislator's constituents, except a                                                            
                             communication expressly advocating the                                                             
                             election or defeat of a candidate or a                                                             
                             newsletter or material in a newsletter that is                                                     
                             clearly only for the private benefit of a                                                          
                             legislator or a legislative employee; [OR]                                                         
                                                (vi)  a fundraising list                                                        
                             provided without compensation by one                                                               
                             candidate or political party to a candidate or                                                     
                             political party; or                                                                            
                                                (vii)  an opportunity to                                                    
                             participate in a candidate forum provided                                                      
                             to a candidate without compensation to                                                         
                             the candidate by another person and for                                                        
                             which a candidate is not ordinarily                                                            
                             charged;"                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski 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 HOUSE BILL NO. 333(STA) am S was read the third time.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                                
333(STA) am S "An Act relating to candidate forums and                                                                          
contributions in state election campaigns; relating to the disposition of                                                       
certain unused campaign contributions; and relating to public office                                                            
expense term accounts and public office expense term account                                                                    
reserves" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                               
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 333(STA) am S                                                                                                              
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                            
McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                       
Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Coghill, Kookesh                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 333(STA) am S passed the Senate                                                                   
and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SCR 36                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36, which had been                                                                             
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 36 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 333,                                                                 
relating to the disposition of certain unused campaign contributions;                                                           
and relating to public office expense term accounts and public office                                                           
expense term account reserves, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                             
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCR 36                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kookesh                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 343                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 343(JUD) am "An Act relating to                                                                           
disclosure of records of the Department of Health and Social Services                                                           
pertaining to children in certain circumstances; and providing for an                                                           
effective date" was read the second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 343(JUD) am was read the third time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senators Davis, Dyson moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                                                   
shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 343(JUD) am                                                                    
"An Act relating to disclosure of records of the Department of Health                                                           
and Social Services pertaining to children in certain circumstances;                                                            
and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 343(JUD) am                                                                                                                
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kookesh                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 343(JUD) am passed the Senate.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed                                                           
by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                     Second Reading of House Resolutions                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HJR 20                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20(ENE) Urging the                                                                            
President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the                                                             
Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture not to                                                                 
implement protection of inventoried roadless areas under the "roadless                                                          
rule" or otherwise restrict the development of necessary hydroelectric                                                          
projects in the Tongass National Forest and the Chugach National                                                                
Forest, was read the second time.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wagoner, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Resources Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                            
page 2080. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20(RES) Urging the President of the                                                                        
United States, the United States Congress, and the Secretary of the                                                             
United States Department of Agriculture not to implement protection                                                             
of inventoried roadless areas under the "roadless rule" or otherwise                                                            
restrict the development of necessary hydroelectric and other natural                                                           
resource projects in the Tongass National Forest and the Chugach                                                                
National Forest, was adopted.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                        
resolution be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and                                                               
placed on final passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                                     
NO. 20(RES) was read the third time.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                           
JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20(RES) Urging the President of the                                                                        
United States, the United States Congress, and the Secretary of the                                                             
United States Department of Agriculture not to implement protection                                                             
of inventoried roadless areas under the "roadless rule" or otherwise                                                            
restrict the development of necessary hydroelectric and other natural                                                           
resource projects in the Tongass National Forest and the Chugach                                                                
National Forest, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                  
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCS CSHJR 20(RES)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kookesh                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                             
NO. 20(RES) passed the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for                                                             
engrossment.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 28                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 28, which had been                                                                             
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 28 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Joint Resolution                                                              
No. 20, urging the President of the United States, the United States                                                            
Congress, and the Secretary of the United States Department of                                                                  
Agriculture not to implement protection of inventoried roadless areas                                                           
under the "roadless rule" or otherwise restrict the development of                                                              
necessary hydroelectric projects in the Tongass National Forest and                                                             
the Chugach National Forest, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                               
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCR 28                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kookesh                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 28 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       

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HCR 23                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 23(FIN)                                                                                  
Establishing and relating to the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission, 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 2265. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 23(FIN) was adopted and was                                                                           
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                           
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 23(FIN) Establishing and                                                                              
relating to the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission, pass the Senate?"                                                              
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHCR 23(FIN)                                                                                                               
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kookesh                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT                                                                                   
RESOLUTION NO. 23(FIN) passed the Senate and was referred to                                                                    
the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Side Street Espresso on the Occasion of Their 20th                                                                   
Anniversary                                                                                                                     
Senator(s) Ellis, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, French,                                                                 
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                     
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                          
Representative(s) Gara                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - The Senate Secretaries                                                                                               
Senator(s) Ellis, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, French,                                                                 
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                     
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Gene White                                                                                                           
Representative(s) Tuck, Gara                                                                                                    
Senator(s) Meyer, Ellis, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan,                                                                  
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Hispanic Heritage Month 2012                                                                                         
Representative(s) Cissna                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Davis, Stevens, Coghill, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French,                                                                 
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                     
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Robert H. Trent                                                                                                   
Senator(s) Thomas, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                                 
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                     
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Representative Carl Gatto                                                                                         
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Wagoner, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                                
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard,                                                                    
Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the citations                                                              
be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred                                                          
to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 347                                                                                                                        
Senator Wielechowski, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                  
that the State Affairs Committee referral be waived on CS FOR                                                                   
HOUSE BILL NO. 347(JUD) am "An Act prohibiting the use of                                                                       
municipal funds to support or oppose an initiative proposal filed with                                                          

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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." Without objection, the bill was referred to the Judiciary                                                                
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 219                                                                                                                        
Senator Wielechowski, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                  
that the State Affairs Committee referral be waived on CS FOR                                                                   
HOUSE BILL NO. 219(STA) "An Act exempting certain activities of                                                                 
ambulance, emergency, and fire department services from regulation                                                              
as insurance." Without objection, the bill was referred to the Rules                                                            
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Thomas moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                  
from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane time, April 16 through                                                           
morning plane time, May 10. Without objection, Senator Thomas was                                                               
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Davis moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                   
from a call of the Senate from May 20 through May 31. Without                                                                   
objection, Senator Davis was excused.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                                                           
recessed at 12:10 p.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 5:51 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
return to Announcements. Without objection, the Senate returned to:                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 252                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Uniform Rule 23 be waived on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(FIN)                                                                     
"An Act exempting certain small businesses from the corporate                                                                   
income tax; and providing for an effective date" for a Rules                                                                    
Committee meeting on April 15. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                                                           
recessed at 5:52 p.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 6:33 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
return to Standing Committee Reports. Without objection, the Senate                                                             
returned to:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 252                                                                                                                        
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                
NO. 252(FIN) "An Act exempting certain small businesses from the                                                                
corporate income tax; and providing for an effective date" and                                                                  
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 252(RLS) "An Act exempting certain small                                                                          
          businesses from the corporate income tax; relating to                                                                 
          transferable film production tax credits and film                                                                     
          production tax credit certificates; relating to the taxes                                                             
          against which a film production tax credit may be                                                                     
          applied; transferring the film office to the Department                                                               
          of Revenue and relating to that office; establishing                                                                  

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          the Alaska Film Incentive Review Commission;                                                                          
          establishing a film production promotion program;                                                                     
          relating to the amount of credit that may be awarded                                                                  
          for compensation to producers, directors, writers, and                                                                
          actors who are not residents; providing for a fee to be                                                               
          paid at the time an application for eligibility for the                                                               
          film production tax credit is filed; providing a one-                                                                 
          time credit for the first episodic scripted television                                                                
          production in the state; requiring the legislative audit                                                              
          division to audit the Alaska film production incentive                                                                
          program; relating to the oil and gas production tax;                                                                  
          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; providing that the tax rate for new oil                                                               
          or gas production south of 68 degrees North latitude                                                                  
          and outside of the Cook Inlet sedimentary basin may                                                                   
          not exceed four percent of the gross value at the point                                                               
          of production; providing for an effective date by                                                                     
          repealing the effective dates of secs. 3 and 4, ch. 63,                                                               
          SLA 2008; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
          (Title change SCR 40)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Ellis, Chair; Senators Hoffman, Stevens,                                                               
Meyer, Stedman.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 3, indeterminate, Senate Rules Committee.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's first supplemental calendar.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Introduction and Reference of                                                                        
                              Senate Resolutions                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 40                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 40 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE RULES 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. 252, exempting certain                                                                      
          small businesses from the corporate income tax.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption                                                                
of the First Supplemental Calendar. Without objection, it was so                                                                
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
               Consideration of the First Supplemental Calendar                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 252                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(FIN) "An Act exempting certain                                                                        
small businesses from the corporate income tax; and providing for an                                                            
effective date" was read the second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                                 
adoption of the Rules Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                                    
page 2335. SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(RLS)                                                                         
"An Act exempting certain small businesses from the corporate                                                                   
income tax; relating to transferable film production tax credits and                                                            
film production tax credit certificates; relating to the taxes against                                                          
which a film production tax credit may be applied; transferring the                                                             
film office to the Department of Revenue and relating to that office;                                                           
establishing the Alaska Film Incentive Review Commission;                                                                       
establishing a film production promotion program; relating to the                                                               
amount of credit that may be awarded for compensation to producers,                                                             
directors, writers, and actors who are not residents; providing for a fee                                                       
to be paid at the time an application for eligibility for the film                                                              
production tax credit is filed; providing a one-time credit for the first                                                       
episodic scripted television production in the state; requiring the                                                             
legislative audit division to audit the Alaska film production incentive                                                        
program; relating to the oil and gas production tax; 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                                                       

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production tax value of oil and gas production; providing that the tax                                                          
rate for new oil or gas production south of 68 degrees North latitude                                                           
and outside of the Cook Inlet sedimentary basin may not exceed four                                                             
percent of the gross value at the point of production; providing for an                                                         
effective date by repealing the effective dates of secs. 3 and 4, ch. 63,                                                       
SLA 2008; and providing for an effective date" was adopted.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senators Dyson, Davis moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                                                   
withdrawn as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                                           
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Objections were heard, then withdrawn. There being no                                                                  
further objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(RLS) was read                                                                           
the third time.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator French rose to a point of order, stating discussion must be                                                             
limited to the question before the body [Masons Manual 101].                                                                    
President Stevens ruled the point was well taken and cautioned                                                                  
members to proceed in order.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 252(RLS) "An Act exempting certain small businesses from the                                                                
corporate income tax; relating to transferable film production tax                                                              
credits and film production tax credit certificates; relating to the taxes                                                      
against which a film production tax credit may be applied; transferring                                                         
the film office to the Department of Revenue and relating to that                                                               
office; establishing the Alaska Film Incentive Review Commission;                                                               
establishing a film production promotion program; relating to the                                                               
amount of credit that may be awarded for compensation to producers,                                                             
directors, writers, and actors who are not residents; providing for a fee                                                       
to be paid at the time an application for eligibility for the film                                                              
production tax credit is filed; providing a one-time credit for the first                                                       
episodic scripted television production in the state; requiring the                                                             
legislative audit division to audit the Alaska film production incentive                                                        
program; relating to the oil and gas production tax; providing for a                                                            
credit against the oil and gas production tax for costs incurred for                                                            

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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; providing that the tax                                                          
rate for new oil or gas production south of 68 degrees North latitude                                                           
and outside of the Cook Inlet sedimentary basin may not exceed four                                                             
percent of the gross value at the point of production; providing for an                                                         
effective date by repealing the effective dates of secs. 3 and 4, ch. 63,                                                       
SLA 2008; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                                                            
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 252(RLS)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Dyson, Huggins                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(RLS)                                                                            
passed the Senate.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCR 40                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 40. Without                                                                                    
objection, the resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 40 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 252,                                                                 
exempting certain small businesses from the corporate income tax,                                                               
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCR 40                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 40 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 286                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 286(FIN) "An Act providing for and                                                                        
relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of                                                         
paying the cost of state transportation projects; and providing for an                                                          
effective date" was read the second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stedman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 2280. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 286(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. 286(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 286(FIN) "An Act providing for and relating to the issuance of                                                              
general obligation bonds for the purpose of paying the cost of state                                                            
transportation projects; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                          
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCS CSHB 286(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. 286(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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                                                           
recessed at 7:22 p.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 10:00 p.m.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
return to Messages from the House. Without objection, the Senate                                                                
returned to:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated April 15 were read stating the House passed and                                                                  
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 35                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 66, creating a new                                                                         
          markets tax credit assistance guarantee and loan                                                                      
          program within the Alaska Industrial Development                                                                      
          and Export Authority and relating to the program.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCR 37                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 37 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 74, requiring insurance                                                                    
          coverage for autism spectrum disorders, describing                                                                    
          the method for establishing a covered treatment plan                                                                  
          for those disorders, and defining the covered                                                                         
          treatment for those disorders.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCR 38                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 38 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 104, relating to                                                                           
          manufactured homes, including manufactured homes                                                                      
          permanently affixed to land, to the conversion of                                                                     
          manufactured homes to real property, to the                                                                           

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          severance of manufactured homes from real property,                                                                   
          to the titling, conveyance, and encumbrance of                                                                        
          manufactured homes, and to manufacturers'                                                                             
          certificates of origin for vehicles.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCR 39                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 39 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 136, providing a tax                                                                       
          credit for employing a veteran that may be taken                                                                      
          against a liability for the tax on corporation income.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 66                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 66(L&C) "An                                                                   
Act creating a new markets tax credit assistance guarantee and loan                                                             
program within the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                     
Authority and relating to the program; and providing for an effective                                                           
date" with the following amendment:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 66(FIN) "An Act creating a new markets tax                                                                        
          credit assistance guarantee and loan program within                                                                   
          the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                          
          Authority and relating to the program; extending a                                                                    
          mandatory exemption from municipal property taxes                                                                     
          for certain assets of the Alaska Industrial                                                                           
          Development and Export Authority; relating to an                                                                      
          Alaska Energy Authority loan; providing for an                                                                        
          effective date by amending the effective dates of sec.                                                                

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              2, ch. 10, SLA 2010, and sec. 2, ch. 71, SLA 2010;                                                               
          and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
          (Title change HCR 35)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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 66(FIN)                                                                                                                
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 66(L&C)?   Effective Date                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Dyson, Olson                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 66(FIN) "An Act                                                                             
creating a new markets tax credit assistance guarantee and loan                                                                 
program within the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                     
Authority and relating to the program; extending a mandatory                                                                    
exemption from municipal property taxes for certain assets of the                                                               
Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; relating to an                                                              
Alaska Energy Authority loan; providing for an effective date by                                                                
amending the effective dates of sec. 2, ch. 10, SLA 2010, and sec. 2,                                                           
ch. 71, SLA 2010; and providing for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 35                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 35 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 66,                                                                 
creating a new markets tax credit assistance guarantee and loan                                                                 
program within the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                     
Authority and relating to the program,  pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                          
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 35                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Dyson, Olson                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 35 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 74                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 74 "An Act requiring                                                                 
insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders, describing the                                                                
method for establishing a covered treatment plan for those disorders,                                                           
and defining the covered treatment for those disorders; and providing                                                           
for an effective date" with the following amendments:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 74(RLS) am                                                                               
          H "An Act requiring insurance coverage for autism                                                                     
          spectrum disorders, describing the method for                                                                         
          establishing a covered treatment plan for those                                                                       
          disorders, and defining the covered treatment for                                                                     

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               those disorders; establishing the Comprehensive                                                                 
               Autism Early Diagnosis and Treatment Task Force;                                                                
          and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
          (Title change HCR 37)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                         
amendments.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendments?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 74(RLS) am H                                                                                                             
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendments to SB 74?     Effective Dates                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Dyson, Olson                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendments, thus adopting                                                             
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 74(RLS) am H "An Act                                                                               
requiring insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders, describing                                                          
the method for establishing a covered treatment plan for those                                                                  
disorders, and defining the covered treatment for those disorders;                                                              
establishing the Comprehensive Autism Early Diagnosis and                                                                       
Treatment Task Force; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                               
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 37                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 37, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 37 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 74,                                                                 
requiring insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders, describing                                                          
the method for establishing a covered treatment plan for those                                                                  
disorders, and defining the covered treatment for those disorders, pass                                                         
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HCR 37                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Dyson, Olson                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 37 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 82                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 82(JUD) "An Act relating to the procedures and                                                                  
jurisdiction of the Department of Health and Social Services for the                                                            
care of children who are in state custody; relating to court jurisdiction                                                       
and findings pertaining to children who are in state custody; and                                                               
modifying the licensing requirements for foster care" with the                                                                  
following amendment:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                         HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR                                                                           
          SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 82(HSS)                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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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 CSSSSB 82(HSS)                                                                                                              
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSSSB 82(JUD)?                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
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, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE                                                                               
BILL NO. 82(HSS) "An Act relating to the procedures and jurisdiction                                                            
of the Department of Health and Social Services for the care of                                                                 
children who are in state custody; relating to court jurisdiction and                                                           
findings pertaining to children who are in state custody; and modifying                                                         
the licensing requirements for foster care."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 104                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 104(JUD)                                                                      
"An Act relating to manufactured homes, including manufactured                                                                  
homes permanently affixed to land, to the conversion of manufactured                                                            
homes to real property, to the severance of manufactured homes from                                                             
real property, to the titling, conveyance, and encumbrance of                                                                   
manufactured homes, and to manufacturers' certificates of origin for                                                            
vehicles; and providing for an effective date" with the following                                                               
amendment:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 104(RLS) "An Act relating to manufactured                                                                         
          homes, including manufactured homes permanently                                                                       
          affixed to land, to the conversion of manufactured                                                                    
          homes to real property, to the severance of                                                                           
          manufactured homes from real property, to the titling,                                                                
          conveyance, and encumbrance of manufactured                                                                           
          homes, and to manufacturers' certificates of origin for                                                               
          vehicles; allowing a deferral of municipal property                                                                   
          taxes on the increase in the value of real property                                                                   
          attributable to subdivision of that property; and                                                                     
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
          (Title change HCR 38)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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 104(RLS)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 104(JUD)?   Effective Dates                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 104(RLS) "An Act                                                                            
relating to manufactured homes, including manufactured homes                                                                    
permanently affixed to land, to the conversion of manufactured homes                                                            
to real property, to the severance of manufactured homes from real                                                              
property, to the titling, conveyance, and encumbrance of manufactured                                                           
homes, and to manufacturers' certificates of origin for vehicles;                                                               
allowing a deferral of municipal property taxes on the increase in the                                                          
value of real property attributable to subdivision of that property; and                                                        
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                               
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 38                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 38, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 38 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 104,                                                                
relating to manufactured homes, including manufactured homes                                                                    
permanently affixed to land, to the conversion of manufactured homes                                                            
to real property, to the severance of manufactured homes from real                                                              
property, to the titling, conveyance, and encumbrance of manufactured                                                           
homes, and to manufacturers' certificates of origin for vehicles, pass                                                          
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HCR 38                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 38 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SB 136                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 136(FIN) am                                                                   
"An Act providing a tax credit for employing a veteran that may be                                                              
taken against a liability for the tax on corporation income; and                                                                
providing for an effective date" with the following amendment:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 136(FIN) "An Act authorizing the Department                                                                       
          of Administration to note a person's status as a retired                                                              
          veteran or a veteran discharged under honorable                                                                       
          conditions on the person's driver's license or                                                                        
          identification card, to provide certain information to                                                                
          the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, and                                                                 
          to charge a fee for replacing a valid driver's license or                                                             
          identification card with a new license or card that                                                                   
          includes the veteran designation; providing a tax                                                                     
          credit for employing a veteran that may be taken                                                                      
          against a liability for the tax on corporation income;                                                                
          and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
          (Title change HCR 39)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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 136(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 136(FIN) am?  Effective Dates                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 136(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
authorizing the Department of Administration to note a person's status                                                          

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as a retired veteran or a veteran discharged under honorable conditions                                                         
on the person's driver's license or identification card, to provide certain                                                     
information to the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, and                                                            
to charge a fee for replacing a valid driver's license or identification                                                        
card with a new license or card that includes the veteran designation;                                                          
providing a tax credit for employing a veteran that may be taken                                                                
against a liability for the tax on corporation income; and providing for                                                        
an effective date."                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                               
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 39                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 39, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 39 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 136,                                                                
providing a tax credit for employing a veteran that may be taken                                                                
against a liability for the tax on corporation income, pass the Senate?"                                                        
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCR 39                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 39 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                          Special Committee Reports                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 104                                                                                                                        
The following report was received and distributed at 9:25 p.m., April                                                           
15:                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                               April 15, 2012                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mr. President:                                                                                                                  
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Conference Committee with limited powers of free conference                                                                 
considered SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN)                                                                         
and CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(RLS) and recommends                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104                                                                                  
          "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"                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
be adopted.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 11, Department of Education and Early                                                                          
      Development                                                                                                               
 Fiscal Note No. 12, Department of Education and Early                                                                          
      Development                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Hoffman, Chair, Senators Meyer, Thomas;                                                             
Representative Thomas, Chair, Representatives Austerman, Gara.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
President Stevens stated the report would be held on the Secretary's                                                            
desk.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption                                                                
of the Second Supplemental Calendar. Without objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
              Consideration of the Second Supplemental Calendar                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 121                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 121(RLS) "An Act establishing the                                                                         
commercial charter fisheries revolving loan fund, the mariculture                                                               
revolving loan fund, and the Alaska microloan revolving loan fund                                                               
and relating to those funds and loans from those funds; and providing                                                           
for an effective date"  was read the second time.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                                 
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                              
page 2304. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 121(FIN) "An Act relating to certain commercial fishing                                                                
loans and to loans for the purchase of fishing quota shares by certain                                                          
community quota entities and establishing the commercial charter                                                                
fisheries revolving loan fund, the mariculture revolving loan fund, and                                                         
the Alaska microloan revolving loan fund and relating to those funds                                                            
and loans from those funds; and providing for an effective date" 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. 121(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 121(FIN) "An Act relating to certain commercial fishing loans                                                               
and to loans for the purchase of fishing quota shares by certain                                                                
community quota entities and establishing the commercial charter                                                                
fisheries revolving loan fund, the mariculture revolving loan fund, and                                                         
the Alaska microloan revolving loan fund and relating to those funds                                                            
and loans from those funds; and providing for an effective date" pass                                                           
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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SCS CSHB 121(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Huggins                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 121(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                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCR 37                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 37, which had been                                                                             
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 37 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 121,                                                                 
establishing the commercial charter fisheries revolving loan fund, the                                                          
mariculture revolving loan fund, and the Alaska microloan revolving                                                             
loan fund and relating to those funds and loans from those funds, pass                                                          
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCR 37                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 37 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 218                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 218(L&C) "An Act prohibiting an insurer                                                                   
from using a drug formulary system of specialty tiers under certain                                                             
circumstances; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                                
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senators French, Coghill offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 2, following "circumstances;":                                                                                   
          Insert "relating to a reinsurance program reinsuring                                                                
residents who are high risks;"                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 6, following "FINDINGS":                                                                                           
          Insert "FOR SECTION 3"                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 14:                                                                                                                
          Delete "This"                                                                                                         
          Insert "Section 3 of this"                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 29:                                                                                                      
          Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                     
"* Sec. 4. AS 21.55.220(c) is amended to read:                                                                                
                   (c)  Each member of the association shall share the                                                          
          losses due to claims expenses of the state plans issued or                                                            
          approved for issuance by the association; each member of                                                          
          the association shall share the losses of a reinsurance                                                           
          program established by regulations adopted under                                                                  
          AS 21.55.400 reinsuring residents who are high risks; [,]                                                         
          and each member of the association shall share in the                                                             
          operating and administrative expenses incurred or estimated                                                           
          to be incurred by the association incident to the conduct of its                                                      
          affairs. Claims expenses of the state plan that exceed the                                                            
          premium payments allocated to the payment of benefits shall                                                           
          be the liability of the members. Each member shall share in                                                           
          the claims expense of the state plans, the [AND] operating                                                        
          and administrative expenses of the association, and the losses                                                    
          of a reinsurance program established by regulations                                                               

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          adopted under AS 21.55.400 reinsuring residents who are                                                           
          high risks, in an amount equal to the ratio of the member's                                                       
          total major medical premiums, received from or on behalf of                                                           
          state residents, as divided by the total major medical                                                                
          premiums received by all members from or on behalf of state                                                           
          residents, as determined by the director.                                                                             
   * Sec. 5. AS 21.55.400 is amended to read:                                                                                 
                   Sec. 21.55.400. Duties of director. The director may                                                       
                             (1)  approve the selection of the plan                                                             
          administrator by the association and approve the association's                                                        
          contract with the plan administrator, including the coverages                                                         
          and premiums to be charged;                                                                                           
                             (2)  contract with the federal government or                                                       
          another unit of government to ensure coordination of the state                                                        
          plans with other governmental assistance programs;                                                                    
                             (3)  undertake, directly or through contracts                                                  
          with other persons, studies or demonstration programs to                                                          
            develop awareness of the benefits of this chapter; and                                                             
                             (4)  formulate general policy and adopt                                                            
          regulations, including regulations establishing a                                                                 
          reinsurance program reinsuring residents who are high                                                             
          risks, that are reasonably necessary to administer this                                                           
          chapter."                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Without                                                               
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 HOUSE BILL NO. 218(L&C) am S was read the third time.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 218(L&C)                                                                       
am S "An Act prohibiting an insurer from using a drug formulary                                                                 
system of specialty tiers under certain circumstances; relating to a                                                            
reinsurance program reinsuring residents who are high risks; and                                                                
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 218(L&C) am S                                                                                                              
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 HOUSE BILL NO. 218(L&C) am S passed the                                                                          
Senate.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with Uniform Rule 43 (p. 2313), engrossment was                                                                   
waived on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 218(L&C) am S and the bill                                                                      
was returned to the House for consideration with a certified                                                                    
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 245                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 245(FIN) "An Act establishing a snow                                                                      
classic as an authorized form of charitable gaming; and relating to the                                                         
use of broadcasting and the Internet to promote a raffle and lottery"                                                           
was read the second time.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 245(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 245(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act establishing a snow classic as an authorized form of charitable                                                             
gaming; and relating to the use of broadcasting and the Internet to                                                             
promote a raffle and lottery" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                                         
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 245(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 245(FIN) passed the Senate, was                                                                   
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 264                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 264(CRA) "An Act allowing a deferral of                                                                   
municipal property taxes on the increase in the value of real property                                                          
attributable to subdivision of that property; 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 2306. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 264(FIN) "An Act relating to municipal taxation of                                                                     
interests in property owned by the Alaska Industrial Development and                                                            
Export Authority and to the effect of the tax status of that property on                                                        
the local contribution for public education; allowing a deferral of                                                             
municipal property taxes on the increase in the value of real property                                                          
attributable to subdivision of that property; relating to municipal                                                             
taxation of oil and gas production and pipeline property; and providing                                                         
for an effective date" 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. 264(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 264(FIN) "An Act relating to municipal taxation of interests in                                                             
property owned by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                  
Authority and to the effect of the tax status of that property on the                                                           
local contribution for public education; allowing a deferral of                                                                 

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municipal property taxes on the increase in the value of real property                                                          
attributable to subdivision of that property; relating to municipal                                                             
taxation of oil and gas production and pipeline property; and providing                                                         
for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                            
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 264(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. 264(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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCR 34                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34, which had been                                                                             
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 34 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 264,                                                                 
allowing a deferral of municipal property taxes on the increase in the                                                          
value of real property attributable to subdivision of that property, pass                                                       
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCR 34                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 279                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 279(FIN) "An Act extending the                                                                            
termination dates of the Board of Nursing, the Board of Dental                                                                  
Examiners, the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers, the Big Game                                                                  
Commercial Services Board, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board,                                                                
and the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission; 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 2307. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 279(FIN) "An Act relating to qualifications for serving on a                                                           
state board or commission; extending the termination dates of the                                                               
Board of Nursing, the Board of Dental Examiners, the Board of                                                                   
Barbers and Hairdressers, the Big Game Commercial Services Board,                                                               
the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, and the Alaska Seismic                                                                    
Hazards Safety Commission; and providing for an effective date" was                                                             
adopted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senators Giessel, Davis offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 1:                                                                                                                 
          Delete "relating to qualifications for serving on a state                                                           
board or commission;"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, lines 4 - 9:                                                                                                            
          Delete all material.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Page 2, lines 20 - 23:                                                                                                          
          Delete all material.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 26:                                                                                                                
          Delete "Sections 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8"                                                                                   
          Insert "Sections 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7"                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 28:                                                                                                                
          Delete "secs. 3 and 7"                                                                                                
          Insert "secs. 3 and 6"                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Giessel moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                      
Objections were heard.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 279(FIN)                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Giessel, Huggins, Kookesh,                                                                  
Menard, Meyer, Olson, Wagoner                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  French, Hoffman, McGuire, Paskvan, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                     
Thomas, Wielechowski                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Ellis                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, 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.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 279(FIN) am S was                                                                           
read the third time.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                           
BILL NO. 279(FIN) am S "An Act extending the termination dates of                                                               
the Board of Nursing, the Board of Dental Examiners, the Board of                                                               
Barbers and Hairdressers, the Big Game Commercial Services Board,                                                               
the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, and the Alaska Seismic                                                                    
Hazards Safety Commission; and providing for an effective date" pass                                                            
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 279(FIN) am S                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Ellis                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 279(FIN) am                                                                         
S passed the Senate.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                          
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 295                                                                                                                        
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" was read the second                                                             
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 295(RES) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall 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" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 295(RES)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 295(RES) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 298                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 298(FIN) "An Act exempting quarry                                                                         
rock, sand and gravel, and marketable earth mining operations from                                                              
the mining license tax; and providing for an effective date" was read                                                           
the second time.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Objection was                                                            
heard.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw the                                                                 
motion. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that CS FOR                                                                     
HOUSE BILL NO. 298(FIN) "An Act exempting quarry rock, sand                                                                     
and gravel, and marketable earth mining operations from the mining                                                              
license tax; and providing for an effective date" be moved to the                                                               
bottom of the calendar. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                   

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HB 361                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 361(FIN) am "An Act relating to the                                                                       
Alaska Land Act, including certain leases, sales, and other disposals of                                                        
state land and materials; relating to production royalties from miners;                                                         
and providing for an effective date" 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 2308. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 361(FIN) "An Act relating to the Alaska Land Act,                                                                      
including certain leases, sales, and other disposals of state land and                                                          
materials; relating to production royalties from miners; providing for                                                          
the conveyance of certain land to the City and Borough of Juneau for                                                            
the construction of the Auke Bay commercial loading facility; and                                                               
providing for an effective date" 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. 361(FIN) was read the                                                                       
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 361(FIN) "An Act relating to the Alaska Land Act, including                                                                 
certain leases, sales, and other disposals of state land and materials;                                                         
relating to production royalties from miners; providing for the                                                                 
conveyance of certain land to the City and Borough of Juneau for the                                                            
construction of the Auke Bay commercial loading facility; and                                                                   
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 361(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 361(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                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCR 39                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 39, which had been                                                                             
held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the resolution was                                                             
before the Senate on final passage.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 39 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 361,                                                                 
relating to the Alaska Land Act, including certain leases, sales, and                                                           
other disposals of state land and materials; and relating to production                                                         
royalties from miners, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                            
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCR 39                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 39 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 366                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 366 "An Act establishing an Alaska intrastate                                                                    
mutual aid system and relating to the duties of the Alaska division of                                                          
homeland security and emergency management and the duties of the                                                                
Alaska State Emergency Response Commission" was read the second                                                                 
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 366 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 366 "An Act                                                                           
establishing an Alaska intrastate mutual aid system and relating to the                                                         
duties of the Alaska division of homeland security and emergency                                                                
management and the duties of the Alaska State Emergency Response                                                                
Commission" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                             
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 366                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 366 passed the Senate, was signed by the                                                                 
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 298                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 298(FIN) "An Act exempting quarry                                                                         
rock, sand and gravel, and marketable earth mining operations from                                                              
the mining license tax; and providing for an effective date" which had                                                          
been moved to the bottom of the calendar (page 2364) was before the                                                             
Senate.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 298(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Paskvan declared a conflict of interest.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 298(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act exempting quarry rock, sand and gravel, and marketable earth                                                                
mining operations from the mining license tax; and providing for an                                                             
effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                         
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 298(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 298(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 signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SCR 41                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 41. Without                                                                                    
objection, the resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 41 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 218,                                                                 
prohibiting an insurer from using a drug formulary system of specialty                                                          
tiers under certain circumstances, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                         
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCR 41                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 41 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
return to messages from the House. Without objection, the Senate                                                                
returned to:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 25                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 25(FIN) "An Act establishing the sustainable                                                                    
energy transmission and supply development program in the Alaska                                                                
Industrial Development and Export Authority; relating to the interest                                                           
rates of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; and                                                            
relating to taxes paid on interests in property owned by the Alaska                                                             
Industrial Development and Export Authority and to the local                                                                    
contribution for public education funding related to that property" with                                                        
the following amendment:                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR                                                                                           
          SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 25(L&C)                                                                                
          "An Act establishing the sustainable energy                                                                           
          transmission and supply development program in the                                                                    
          Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority;                                                                   
          and relating to the interest rates of the Alaska                                                                      
          Industrial Development and Export Authority."                                                                         
          (Title Change HCR 34)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCS CSSSSB 25(L&C)                                                                                                              
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSSSB 25(FIN)?                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
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, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE                                                                               
BILL NO. 25(L&C) "An Act establishing the sustainable energy                                                                    
transmission and supply development program in the Alaska Industrial                                                            
Development and Export Authority; and relating to the interest rates of                                                         
the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 34                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34. Without objection,                                                                          
the resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 34 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 25,                                                                 
establishing the sustainable energy transmission and supply                                                                     
development program in the Alaska Industrial Development and                                                                    
Export Authority; relating to the interest rates of the Alaska Industrial                                                       
Development and Export Authority; and relating to taxes paid on                                                                 
interests in property owned by the Alaska Industrial Development and                                                            
Export Authority and to the local contribution for public education                                                             
funding related to that property, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                          
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 34                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 182                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 182(EDC)                                                                      
"An Act amending the amount of state funding provided to school                                                                 
districts for pupil transportation" with the following amendment:                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 182(FIN) "An Act amending the amount of state                                                                     
          funding provided to school districts for pupil                                                                        
          transportation; relating to the local contribution for                                                                
          public education; relating to the vocational and                                                                      
          technical instruction funding factor for public school                                                                
          funding; establishing in the Department of Education                                                                  
          and Early Development a voluntary parent and early                                                                    
          childhood education program for pre-elementary                                                                        
          aged children; and providing for an effective date."                                                                  
          (Title Change HCR 33)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCS CSSB 182(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 182(EDC)?                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  9   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Ellis, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                                 
Kookesh, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Egan, French, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                    
Thomas, Wagoner                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 182(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
amending the amount of state funding provided to school districts for                                                           
pupil transportation; relating to the local contribution for public                                                             
education; relating to the vocational and technical instruction funding                                                         
factor for public school funding; establishing in the Department of                                                             
Education and Early Development a voluntary parent and early                                                                    
childhood education program for pre-elementary aged children; and                                                               
providing for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 182(FIN)                                                                                                               
Effective Date Clauses                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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, the effective date clauses were adopted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 33                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33. Without objection,                                                                          
the resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 33 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 182,                                                                
amending the amount of state funding provided to school districts for                                                           
pupil transportation, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                             
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HCR 33                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 119                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 119(L&C)                                                                      
"An Act relating to athletic trainers" with the following amendment:                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 119(FIN) "An Act relating to athletic trainers;                                                                   
          relating to student participation in interscholastic                                                                  
          activities; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
          (Title Change HCR 36)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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HCS CSSB 119(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 119(L&C)?   Effective Dates                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 119(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to athletic trainers; relating to student participation in                                                             
interscholastic activities; and providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                               
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 36                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36. Without objection,                                                                          
the resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 36 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 119,                                                                
relating to athletic trainers, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                                        
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HCR 36                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Committee Reports                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis, Acting Majority Leader, moved and asked unanimous                                                                
consent to take up the Conference Committee Report on SENATE CS                                                                 
FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN) am S and CS FOR                                                                              
HOUSE BILL NO. 284(FIN), which had been held on the Secretary's                                                                 
desk (p. 2309). Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis, Acting Majority Leader, moved that the Senate adopt the                                                          
Conference Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE                                                                          
BILL NO. 284.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate adopt the Conference                                                                      
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                
NO. 284 "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                
program expenses of state government and for certain programs,                                                                  
capitalizing funds, amending appropriations, and making                                                                         
reappropriations; and providing for an effective date"?" The roll was                                                           
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CCS HB 284                                                                                                                      
Shall the Senate adopt the Conference                                                                                           
Committee Report?      Effective Dates                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Olson, Paskvan, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Meyer                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, the report was adopted, thus adopting:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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     CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 284 "An Act                                                                               
     making appropriations for the operating and loan program                                                                   
     expenses of state government and for certain programs,                                                                     
     capitalizing funds, amending appropriations, and making                                                                    
     reappropriations; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis, Acting Majority Leader, moved and asked unanimous                                                                
consent that the vote on the adoption of the Conference Committee                                                               
Report be considered the vote on the effective date clauses. Without                                                            
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 285                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up the                                                                  
Conference Committee Report on SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                             
HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN) and CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                               
285(FIN), which had been held on the Secretary's desk (p. 2310).                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved that the Senate adopt the Conference                                                                        
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                
NO. 285.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate adopt the Conference                                                                      
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                
NO. 285 "An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital                                                             
expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                                                                  
program; and providing for an effective date"?" The roll was taken                                                              
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CCS HB 285                                                                                                                      
Shall the Senate Adopt the Conference                                                                                           
Committee Report?       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, the report was adopted, thus adopting:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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     CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285 "An Act                                                                               
     making appropriations for the operating and capital                                                                        
     expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental                                                                    
     health program; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the adoption of the Conference Committee Report be considered the                                                               
vote on the effective date clause. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 104                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up the                                                                  
Conference Committee Report on SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                                                                             
HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN) and CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                               
104(RLS), which had been held on the Secretary's desk (p. 2353).                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved that the Senate adopt the Conference                                                                        
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                
NO. 104.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate adopt the Conference                                                                      
Committee Report on CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                
NO. 104 "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"?" The roll was taken with the                                                                  
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CCS HB 104                                                                                                                      
Shall the Senate Adopt the Conference                                                                                           
Committee Report?    Effective Dates                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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and so, the report was adopted, thus adopting:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104                                                                                  
          "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."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
the adoption of the Conference Committee Report be considered the                                                               
vote on the effective date clauses. Without objection, it was so                                                                
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                                 
return to messages from the House. Without objection, the Senate                                                                
returned to:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 160                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration 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" with the following amendments:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 160(FIN) am H                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                         
amendments.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendments?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 160(FIN) am H                                                                                                          
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendments to CSSB 160(FIN)?  Effective Dates                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendments, thus adopting                                                             
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 160(FIN) am H "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."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                               
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 23                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 15 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 23(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act relating to transferable film production tax credits and film                                                               
production tax credit certificates; requiring the legislative audit                                                             
division to audit the Alaska film production incentive program; and                                                             
providing for an effective date by amending the effective dates of secs.                                                        
3 and 4, ch. 63, SLA 2008" with the following amendments:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 23(RLS) am H "An Act relating to taxes and tax                                                                    
          credits; exempting certain small businesses from the                                                                  
          corporate income tax; relating to oil and gas                                                                         
          production taxes; relating to tax credits for oil and                                                                 
          gas exploration; relating to tax credits and cost                                                                     
          savings for liquefied natural gas storage and reducing                                                                
          costs to consumers; relating to an exemption from                                                                     
          rental payments on state land for certain liquefied                                                                   
          natural gas facilities; relating to transferable film                                                                 
          production tax credits and film production tax credit                                                                 
          certificates; relating to the taxes against which a film                                                              
          production tax credit may be applied; transferring the                                                                
          film office to the Department of Revenue and relating                                                                 
          to that office; establishing the Alaska Film Incentive                                                                
          Review Commission; establishing a film production                                                                     
          promotion program; relating to the amount of credit                                                                   
          that may be awarded for compensation to producers,                                                                    
          directors, writers, and actors who are not residents;                                                                 
          providing for a fee to be paid at the time an                                                                         
          application for eligibility for the film production tax                                                               
          credit is filed; providing a one-time credit for the first                                                            
          episodic scripted television production in the state;                                                                 
          requiring the legislative audit division to audit the                                                                 
          Alaska film production incentive program; providing                                                                   
          for an effective date by repealing the effective dates                                                                
          of secs. 3 and 4, ch. 63, SLA 2008; and providing for                                                                 
          an effective date." (Title Change HCR 32)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                         
amendments.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendments?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCS CSSB 23(RLS) am H                                                                                                           
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendments to CSSB 23(FIN)?  Effective Dates                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Stedman                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendments, thus adopting                                                             
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 23(RLS) am H "An                                                                            
Act relating to taxes and tax credits; exempting certain small                                                                  
businesses from the corporate income tax; relating to oil and gas                                                               
production taxes; relating to tax credits for oil and gas exploration;                                                          
relating to tax credits and cost savings for liquefied natural gas storage                                                      
and reducing costs to consumers; relating to an exemption from rental                                                           
payments on state land for certain liquefied natural gas facilities;                                                            
relating to transferable film production tax credits and film production                                                        
tax credit certificates; relating to the taxes against which a film                                                             
production tax credit may be applied; transferring the film office to the                                                       
Department of Revenue and relating to that office; establishing the                                                             
Alaska Film Incentive Review Commission; establishing a film                                                                    
production promotion program; relating to the amount of credit that                                                             
may be awarded for compensation to producers, directors, writers, and                                                           
actors who are not residents; providing for a fee to be paid at the time                                                        
an application for eligibility for the film production tax credit is filed;                                                     
providing a one-time credit for the first episodic scripted television                                                          
production in the state; requiring the legislative audit division to audit                                                      
the Alaska film production incentive program; providing for an                                                                  
effective date by repealing the effective dates of secs. 3 and 4, ch. 63,                                                       
SLA 2008; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                                
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                               
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer moved for the adoption of the Third Supplemental                                                                  
Calendar. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
President Stevens stated the Third Supplemental Calendar bills would                                                            
be held on the Secretary's desk. Without objection, the following bills                                                         
were held on the Secretary's desk:                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                         Third Supplemental Calendar                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 125                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 125(L&C)(efd am)  "An Act moving the                                                                      
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to the Department of Commerce,                                                                 
Community, and Economic Development and relating to duties of that                                                              
department; relating to the exercise of peace officer powers granted by                                                         
the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; and providing for an effective                                                            
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 190                                                                                                                        
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."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 282                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 282(FIN) "An Act relating to applying                                                                     
military education, training, and service credit to occupational                                                                
licensing and certain postsecondary education and employment                                                                    
training requirements; providing for a temporary occupational license                                                           
for qualified military service members; and providing for an effective                                                          
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 340                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 340 "An Act relating to the reservation of certain                                                               
mining claims from all uses incompatible with the purposes for                                                                  
establishing the Petersville Recreational Mining Area."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 345                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 345 "An Act relating to regulations adopted by the                                                               
Department of Administration waiving the commercial motor vehicle                                                               
driving skills test for certain drivers with military commercial motor                                                          
vehicle experience."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 359                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 359(FIN) am "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."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                     Second Reading of House Resolutions                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HJR 32                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 32(RES) Urging the                                                                            
United States Congress to remove wood bison from protection under                                                               
the Endangered Species Act of 1973 and to grant control of wood                                                                 
bison in Alaska to the state.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCR 24                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 24(FIN)                                                                                  
Relating to the establishment and operation of a state food resource                                                            
development working group.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Order of Business                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the following                                                              
Citation Calendar be made a special order of business. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                              Citation Calendar                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The Legislative Lounge Staff                                                                                         
Representative(s) Johnson                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Ellis, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, French,                                                                 
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                     
Olson, Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Crystal Kennedy                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Tuck                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Meyer, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                                  
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jeff Friedman                                                                                                        
Representative(s) Tuck                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Meyer, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French,                                                          
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Olson,                                                                     
Paskvan, Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Charles "Tomungnaq" Johnson                                                                                       
Representative(s) Foster                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Olson, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Giessel,                                                         
Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Paskvan,                                                                     
Stedman, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Grace Hoitt                                                                                                       
Representative(s) Kawasaki                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Paskvan, Stevens, Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                                
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer,                                                                     
Olson, 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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 125                                                                                                                        
Senator Wagoner moved and asked unanimous consent to take up CS                                                                 
FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 125(L&C)(efd am), which had been held on                                                                     
the Secretary's desk (p. 2382). Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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               Consideration of the Third Supplemental Calendar                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 125                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 125(L&C)(efd am) "An Act moving the                                                                       
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to the Department of Commerce,                                                                 
Community, and Economic Development and relating to duties of that                                                              
department; relating to the exercise of peace officer powers granted by                                                         
the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; and providing for an effective                                                            
date" was read the second time.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                                
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 125(L&C)(efd am) was read the third                                                                       
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                    
NO. 125(L&C)(efd am) "An Act moving the Alcoholic Beverage                                                                      
Control Board to the Department of Commerce, Community, and                                                                     
Economic Development and relating to duties of that department;                                                                 
relating to the exercise of peace officer powers granted by the                                                                 
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; and providing for an effective                                                                
date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 125(L&C) (efd am)                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Dyson, Egan, French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kookesh,                                                                 
McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Paskvan, Stedman, Stevens, Thomas,                                                                      
Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Davis, Ellis, Olson                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 125(L&C)(efd 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 signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 32                                                                                                                        
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                      
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32. Without objection,                                                                          
the resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 32 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 23,                                                                 
relating to transferable film production tax credits and film production                                                        
tax credit certificates; and requiring the legislative audit division to                                                        
audit the Alaska film production incentive program, pass the Senate?"                                                           
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCR 32                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Davis, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, French, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                            
Huggins, Kookesh, McGuire, Menard, Meyer, Olson, Paskvan,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, Thomas, Wagoner, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 32 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Menard moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                  
from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane time, April 18 through                                                           
morning plane time, May 14. Without objection, Senator Menard was                                                               
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Rule 23(d) of the Alaska State Legislature Uniform Rules is currently                                                           
in effect.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 121                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 121(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to certain commercial fishing loans and to loans for the                                                               
purchase of fishing quota shares by certain community quota entities                                                            
and establishing the commercial charter fisheries revolving loan fund,                                                          
the mariculture revolving loan fund, and the Alaska microloan                                                                   
revolving loan fund and relating to those funds and loans from those                                                            
funds; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by                                                            
the President and Secretary and returned to the House for                                                                       
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 246                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 246(FIN) am S "An                                                                           
Act naming a certain bypass road and certain bridges and airports" was                                                          
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                            
House for consideration.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 252                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 252(RLS) "An Act                                                                            
exempting certain small businesses from the corporate income tax;                                                               
relating to transferable film production tax credits and film production                                                        
tax credit certificates; relating to the taxes against which a film                                                             
production tax credit may be applied; transferring the film office to the                                                       
Department of Revenue and relating to that office; establishing the                                                             
Alaska Film Incentive Review Commission; establishing a film                                                                    
production promotion program; relating to the amount of credit that                                                             
may be awarded for compensation to producers, directors, writers, and                                                           
actors who are not residents; providing for a fee to be paid at the time                                                        
an application for eligibility for the film production tax credit is filed;                                                     
providing a one-time credit for the first episodic scripted television                                                          

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production in the state; requiring the legislative audit division to audit                                                      
the Alaska film production incentive program; relating to the oil and                                                           
gas production tax; 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; providing that the tax rate for new oil or gas                                                              
production south of 68 degrees North latitude and outside of the Cook                                                           
Inlet sedimentary basin may not exceed four percent of the gross value                                                          
at the point of production; providing for an effective date by repealing                                                        
the effective dates of secs. 3 and 4, ch. 63, SLA 2008; and providing                                                           
for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and                                                               
Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 258                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 258(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
directing the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to                                                             
develop and implement standards and operating procedures, to                                                                    
evaluate site-specific use plans, and to designate project areas                                                                
concerning gravel or other aggregate material containing naturally                                                              
occurring asbestos; authorizing use on an interim basis of gravel or                                                            
other aggregate material containing naturally occurring asbestos for                                                            
certain transportation projects and public facilities; providing                                                                
immunity for the state and for landowners, extractors, suppliers,                                                               
transporters, and contractors for certain actions or claims arising in                                                          
connection with the use of gravel or aggregate material containing                                                              
naturally occurring asbestos in certain areas; requiring contractors to                                                         
report certain asbestos- related data to the Department of                                                                      
Transportation and Public Facilities; and providing for an effective                                                            
date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and                                                                  
returned to the House for consideration with a Senate Letter of Intent.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 264                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 264(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to municipal taxation of interests in property owned by the                                                            
Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and to the effect                                                            
of the tax status of that property on the local contribution for public                                                         
education; allowing a deferral of municipal property taxes on the                                                               
increase in the value of real property attributable to subdivision of that                                                      
property; relating to municipal taxation of oil and gas production and                                                          

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pipeline property; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed,                                                          
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House for                                                             
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 279                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 279(FIN) am S "An                                                                           
Act extending the termination dates of the Board of Nursing, the                                                                
Board of Dental Examiners, the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers,                                                               
the Big Game Commercial Services Board, the Alcoholic Beverage                                                                  
Control Board, and the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission;                                                                
and providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the                                                               
President and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 286                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 286(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
providing for and relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds                                                          
for the purpose of paying the cost of state transportation projects; and                                                        
providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President                                                         
and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 301(L&C) "An Act                                                                            
relating to enforcement of boating safety statutes; amending the                                                                
termination date of certain statutes relating to the use, operation, and                                                        
regulation of boats, a uniform state waterway marking system, and                                                               
civil liability for boat owners; providing for an effective date by                                                             
amending the effective date of secs. 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 20, 23,                                                        
26, and 27, ch. 28, SLA 2000, as amended; and providing for an                                                                  
effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                                            
and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 333                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 333(STA) am S "An Act relating to                                                                         
candidate forums and contributions in state election campaigns;                                                                 
relating to the disposition of certain unused campaign contributions;                                                           
and relating to public office expense term accounts and public office                                                           
expense term account reserves" was engrossed, signed by the President                                                           
and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 361                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 361(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
relating to the Alaska Land Act, including certain leases, sales, and                                                           
other disposals of state land and materials; relating to production                                                             
royalties from miners; providing for the conveyance of certain land to                                                          
the City and Borough of Juneau for the construction of the Auke Bay                                                             
commercial loading facility; and providing for an effective date" was                                                           
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                            
House for consideration.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 20                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                                     
NO. 20(RES) Urging the President of the United States, the United                                                               
States Congress, and the Secretary of the United States Department of                                                           
Agriculture not to implement protection of inventoried roadless areas                                                           
under the "roadless rule" or otherwise restrict the development of                                                              
necessary hydroelectric and other natural resource projects in the                                                              
Tongass National Forest and the Chugach National Forest, was                                                                    
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                            
House for consideration.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HCR 23                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                                
NO. 23(FIN) Establishing and relating to the Alaska Arctic Policy                                                               
Commission, was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                                                
and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 28                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 28 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Joint Resolution No. 20, urging the                                                               
President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the                                                             
Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture not to                                                                 
implement protection of inventoried roadless areas under the "roadless                                                          
rule" or otherwise restrict the development of necessary hydroelectric                                                          
projects in the Tongass National Forest and the Chugach National                                                                
Forest, was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and                                                                
transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCR 33                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 33 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 246, naming certain bridges                                                              
and airports, was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and                                                          
transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SCR 34                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 264, allowing a deferral of                                                              
municipal property taxes on the increase in the value of real property                                                          
attributable to subdivision of that property, was engrossed, signed by                                                          
the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SCR 36                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 333, relating to the disposition                                                         
of certain unused campaign contributions; and relating to public office                                                         
expense term accounts and public office expense term account                                                                    
reserves, was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and                                                              
transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SCR 37                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 37 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 121, establishing the                                                                    
commercial charter fisheries revolving loan fund, the mariculture                                                               
revolving loan fund, and the Alaska microloan revolving loan fund                                                               
and relating to those funds and loans from those funds, was engrossed,                                                          
signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                          
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SCR 39                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 39 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 361, relating to the Alaska                                                              
Land Act, including certain leases, sales, and other disposals of state                                                         

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land and materials; and relating to production royalties from miners,                                                           
was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted                                                            
to the House for consideration.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SCR 40                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 40 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 252, exempting certain small                                                             
businesses from the corporate income tax, was engrossed, signed by                                                              
the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SCR 41                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 41 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 218, prohibiting an insurer                                                              
from using a drug formulary system of specialty tiers under certain                                                             
circumstances, was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                                             
and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator McGuire moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                      
Twenty-seventh Alaska Senate adjourn sine die. Without objection,                                                               
the Senate adjourned at 12:39 a.m., April 16, 2012.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                Kirsten Waid                                                    
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
              -- Recessed to a Call of the Chair --                                                                             
+ HB 359 SEX CRIMES; TESTIMONY BY VIDEO CONFERENCE                                                                              
+ HB 361 DISPOSALS OF STATE RESOURCES/ROYALTIES                                                                                 
+ HB 264 MUNI PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL: SUBDIVISIONS                                                                               
+ HB  89 EXTRACTION OF BEDLOAD MATERIAL                                                                                         
+ HB 125 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD                                                                                       
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= HB 121 LOAN FUNDS:CHARTERS/MARICULTURE/MICROLOAN                                                                             
+= HB 279 EXTENDING CERTAIN BOARDS & COMMISSIONS                                                                                
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                                    RULES                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Sunday                          Butrovich 205           5:45 PM                                                 
     HB 252 TAXES:  FILM; SMALL CORP; OIL& GAS                                                                                  
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                                            
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Sunday                          Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
              --Delayed to Call of the Chair--                                                                                  
+= HB 347 USE OF MUNICIPAL FUNDS FOR INITIATIVES                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                            CONFERENCE COMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                        CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 104                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532            8:45 AM                                                 
= HB 104 ALASKA PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS                                                                                        
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Sunday                     House Finance 519            2:00 PM                                                 
   -- Delayed to 7:45 p.m. Today --                                                                                             
              -- Location Change --                                                                                             
= HB 104 ALASKA PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS                                                                                        
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --