Legislature(2013 - 2014)
2013-04-13 Senate JournalFull Journal pdf
2013-04-13 Senate Journal Page 1230 HB 56 HOUSE BILL NO. 56 "An Act excluding motorcycles and motor- driven cycles from the passenger vehicle rental tax; and providing for an effective date" was before the Senate in third reading. Senator Wielechowski moved that the bill be returned to second reading for the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1. Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading. 2013-04-13 Senate Journal Page 1231 Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 1: Page 1, line 2, following "tax;": Insert "suspending the motor fuel tax;" Page 2, following line 12: Insert new bill sections to read: "* Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to read: SUSPENSION OF THE MOTOR FUEL TAX. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the motor fuel tax imposed under AS 43.40.010 is suspended and may not be collected for a period beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014. (b) Every person subject to AS 43.40.010(c) in the fiscal year that precedes the suspension established in (a) of this section shall submit a monthly report, under penalty of unsworn falsification, on a form or in a format prescribed by the Department of Revenue showing all sales or transfers of gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuel during the month. Sales invoices must be attached to the report supporting all sales and transfers of gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuel in the state. The report is due to the Department of Revenue on the last day of the month following the month in which sales or transfers of gasoline, diesel, or aviation fuel were made. The Department of Revenue may assess a penalty of up to $5,000 against any person that fails to file a monthly report or provide the supporting invoices as required by this subsection. (c) The Department of Revenue may adopt regulations under AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act) to implement this section. * Sec. 3. Section 2 of this Act is repealed July 1, 2014." Renumber the following bill section accordingly. Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator McGuire objected. Senator Wielechowski called the Senate. The call was satisfied. The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result: 2013-04-13 Senate Journal Page 1232 HB 56 Second Reading Amendment No. 1 YEAS: 4 NAYS: 16 EXCUSED: 0 ABSENT: 0 Yeas: Dunleavy, Ellis, French, Wielechowski Nays: Bishop, Coghill, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens and so, Amendment No. 1 failed. HOUSE BILL NO. 56 was automatically in third reading. The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 56 "An Act excluding motorcycles and motor-driven cycles from the passenger vehicle rental tax; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result: HB 56 Third Reading - Final Passage Effective Date YEAS: 20 NAYS: 0 EXCUSED: 0 ABSENT: 0 Yeas: Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 56 passed the Senate. Senator Coghill 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.