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2014-04-18 Senate Journal

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HB 246                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 246 "An Act adding additional land and water to                                                                  
the Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge" which had been                                                                  
held in third reading (page 2551), was before the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan 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.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 2, following "Refuge":                                                                                           
 Insert "; designating the House of Wickersham as the official                                                                
residence of the lieutenant governor and making the House of                                                                  
Wickersham available for other uses; and relating to per diem                                                                 
claims by the lieutenant governor that are related to the location                                                            
of the official residence of the lieutenant governor"                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Page 3, following line 17:                                                                                                      
 Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                             
"* Sec. 2. AS 44.19.020 is amended by adding new subsections to                                                               
read:                                                                                                                           
  (b)  The House of Wickersham in Juneau is designated as the                                                                   
official residence of the lieutenant governor. The House of                                                                     
Wickersham shall be                                                                                                             
   (1)  used as the living quarters for the lieutenant governor                                                                 
and as a place for the conduct of official and ceremonial duties of the                                                         
lieutenant governor, and shall be available for use by the Alaska                                                               
Historical Commission established under AS 41.35.300;                                                                           
   (2)  managed to maintain its historical integrity; and                                                                       
   (3)  shall be available for public tours and events.                                                                         
  (c)  If the House of Wickersham is not used as the primary                                                                    
residence of the lieutenant governor and the lieutenant governor is in                                                          
Juneau for state business, the lieutenant governor may claim per diem,                                                          
but shall reimburse the state for the cost of accommodations."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan 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.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 246 am S "An Act adding additional land and                                                                      
water to the Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge; designating                                                            
the House of Wickersham as the official residence of the lieutenant                                                             
governor and making the House of Wickersham available for other                                                                 
uses; and relating to per diem claims by the lieutenant governor that                                                           
are related to the location of the official residence of the lieutenant                                                         
governor" was automatically in third reading.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senators Micciche, Bishop, Fairclough, Giessel, Egan, Meyer,                                                                    
Stedman, Dyson, Ellis, Kelly moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                               
be shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                                            
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 246 am S "An Act                                                                      
adding additional land and water to the Creamer's Field Migratory                                                               
Waterfowl Refuge; designating the House of Wickersham as the                                                                    
official residence of the lieutenant governor and making the House of                                                           
Wickersham available for other uses; and relating to per diem claims                                                            

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by the lieutenant governor that are related to the location of the official                                                     
residence of the lieutenant governor" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                            
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 246 am S                                                                                                                     
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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. 246 am S passed the Senate and was                                                                       
referred to the Secretary for engrossment.