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2013-04-13 Senate Journal

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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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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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.