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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                FIRST SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                    Thursday                      April 4, 2013                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                Eightieth Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Huggins at 11:11 a.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Giessel. Senator                                                                
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          Our Father, Lord in Heaven, may your holy name be                                                                     
          honored today. May your perfect plan become real on                                                                   
          earth just as it exists in heaven.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          I ask that you fill us today with our daily need for                                                                  
          your wisdom. Forgive us, Lord, for the many ways                                                                      
          we have wronged you, just as we are learning to give                                                                  
          up resentments and forgive those who have wronged                                                                     
               us. Preserve us when we are faced with the heart-                                                               
          rending challenges and testings of life, and when we                                                                  
          are tested, Lord, help us resist wrong choices.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          For to you is the honor as the true sovereign ruler,                                                                  
             with all the power and all the glory forever. Amen.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dunleavy led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                                              
for the seventy-ninth legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                           
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HJR 6                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 3 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                               
Senate amendment to HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 6, thus                                                                          
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                                  
          NO. 6(RES) Relating to legacy wells and legacy well                                                                   
          sites; urging the United States Department of the                                                                     
          Interior, Bureau of Land Management, to open new                                                                      
          areas of the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska for                                                                  
          environmentally responsible oil and gas                                                                               
          development; and requesting the Office of the                                                                         
          Governor to increase nationwide awareness about                                                                       
          legacy wells and well sites.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Message dated April 3 was read stating the House passed and                                                                     
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 59                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 59(STA) am BY THE HOUSE STATE                                                                             
AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to missing vulnerable adult prompt                                                                   
          response and notification plans."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 146                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 146(TRA) BY THE HOUSE                                                                                     
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
             "An Act relating to proof of motor vehicle liability                                                              
          insurance; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation Committee.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 175                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 175(L&C) BY THE HOUSE LABOR                                                                               
AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act allowing, under certain conditions, a                                                                         
          property or casualty insurer to provide policies and                                                                  
          endorsements to an insured by posting the policies                                                                    
          and endorsements on the insurer's Internet website."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce                                                                  
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Communications                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following reports are on file in the Office of the Secretary of the                                                         
Senate:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Court System Annual Report FY2012                                                                                        
from Christine Johnson, Administrative Director, Alaska Court                                                                   
System                                                                                                                          
in accordance with AS 22.20.310                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Court System 2012 Time-to-Disposition Reports; Trial Courts                                                              
and Appellate Courts                                                                                                            
from Christine Johnson, Administrative Director, Alaska Court                                                                   
System                                                                                                                          
in accordance with AS 22.20.310(3)                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Court System Travel for Justices, Judges, and Magistrates and                                                            
Affidavit Information 2012                                                                                                      
in accordance with AS 22.20.310(4) and (6)                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Report dated April 4 was read stating:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the State Affairs Committee                                                                    
reviewed the following and recommends the appointments be                                                                       
forwarded to a joint session for consideration:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Police Standards Council                                                                                               
Thomas "Bob" Kean - Eagle River                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Public Offices Commission                                                                                              
Ron King - Kasilof                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individuals during any further sessions.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Dyson, Chair; Senators Coghill, Giessel.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 18                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 18 "An Act                                                                     
making appropriations, including capital appropriations and other                                                               
appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds; and                                                                  
providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 18(FIN) "An Act                                                                                
          making, amending, and repealing appropriations,                                                                       
          including capital appropriations, supplemental                                                                        
          appropriations, reappropriations, and other                                                                           
          appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize                                                                   
          funds; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Kelly, Meyer, Cochairs; Senators                                                                      
Fairclough, Bishop, Dunleavy, Hoffman, Olson.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 1                                                                                                                          
The State Affairs Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                        
NO. 1(STA) am "An Act relating to issuance of drivers' licenses."                                                               
Signing do pass: Senator Dyson, Chair; Senators Coghill, Giessel.                                                               
Signing amend: Senator Wielechowski.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 33                                                                                                                         
The Judiciary Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 33 "An Act                                                                    
adding definitions of 'gravity knife' and 'switchblade' to the criminal                                                         
law; and relating to reserving the authority to regulate knives to the                                                          
state with limited exceptions for municipalities to regulate knives" and                                                        
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 33(JUD) "An                                                                              
          Act amending certain provisions of criminal law                                                                       
          prohibiting the manufacture, sale, transfer, or                                                                       
          possession of switchblades and gravity knives;                                                                        
          adding definitions of 'gravity knife' and 'switchblade'                                                               
          to the criminal law; and reserving to the state, with                                                                 
          limited exceptions for municipalities, the authority to                                                               
          regulate knives." (Title change SCR 4)                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Coghill, Chair; Senators Wielechowski,                                                                 
McGuire, Dyson.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 5, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 6, zero, Department of Corrections                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
          Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Law                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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HB 83                                                                                                                         
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                            
NO. 83(JUD) "An Act relating to certain federal statutes, regulations,                                                          
presidential executive orders and actions, and secretarial orders and                                                           
actions; relating to the duties of the attorney general; and providing for                                                      
an effective date." Signing do pass: Senator Coghill, Chair; Senator                                                            
Dyson. Signing no recommendation: Senator Wielechowski.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Law                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 84                                                                                                                         
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 84(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." Signing do                                                               
pass: Senator Dunleavy, Chair; Senator Micciche. Signing no                                                                     
recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Education and Early                                                                 
      Development                                                                                                               
          Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Labor and Workforce                                                           
      Development                                                                                                               
     Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, University of Alaska                                                                              
          Fiscal Note No. 5, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HJR 12                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                                       
RESOLUTION NO. 12(EDT) Encouraging the manufacture of                                                                           
firearms and firearms accessories in the state. Signing do pass: Senator                                                        
Dyson, Chair; Senators Coghill, Giessel.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Introduction and Reference of                                                                        
                              Senate Resolutions                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 3                                                                                                                         
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3 BY SENATOR                                                                                   
MCGUIRE,                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          Establishing the Joint Committee on Access and                                                                        
          Federal Overreach; and recommending that the                                                                          
          Governor establish a working group to consider                                                                        
          establishing a permanent office or authority to                                                                       
          preserve state sovereignty                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCR 4                                                                                                                         
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4 BY THE SENATE                                                                                
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE,                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 33, adding definitions of                                                                   
          "gravity knife" and "switchblade" to the criminal law;                                                                
          and relating to reserving the authority to regulate                                                                   
          knives to the state with limited exceptions for                                                                       
          municipalities to regulate knives                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 47                                                                                                                         
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 47 "An Act                                                                               
relating to boarding schools operated by school districts; and                                                                  
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page 938.                                                               
Without objection, CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE                                                                         
BILL NO. 47(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill 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 SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
NO. 47(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 47(FIN) "An Act relating to boarding schools                                                                    
operated by school districts; and providing for an effective date" pass                                                         
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSSSSB 47(FIN)                                                                                                                  
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, CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL                                                                               
NO. 47(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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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 referred                                                          
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 57                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 57 "An Act relating to parental involvement in                                                                  
education; adjusting pupil transportation funding; amending the time                                                            
required for employers to give tenured teachers notification of their                                                           
nonretention; and providing for an effective date" was read the second                                                          
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page 938.                                                               
Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 57(FIN) was                                                                           
adopted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 57(FIN) will advance to third reading on                                                                 
the April 5 calendar.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Third Reading of Senate Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 56                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 56(JUD) "An Act relating to certain                                                                      
crimes involving controlled substances; and providing for an effective                                                          
date" was read the third time.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                            
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1.                                                                
Senator Dyson objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                                             
further objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator French offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                               
Dyson objected.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 56(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  3   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  French, Kelly, Wielechowski                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                   
Olson, Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 56(JUD) was automatically in third                                                                       
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                            
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 2.                                                                
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator French offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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                   "(A)  any amount of a                                                                                        
                        (i)  schedule IA controlled substance listed in                                                     
              AS 11.71.140(d)(11) or a schedule IIA controlled                                                              
              substance listed in AS 11.71.150(e)(2); or                                                                    
                        (ii)  schedule IA or IIA controlled substance                                                       
              other than [EXCEPT] a controlled substance listed in (i)                                                  
              of this subparagraph, and, two or more times within                                                           
              the preceding five years, the person was convicted                                                            
              under AS 11.71.010 - 11.71.050 or a law or ordinance                                                          
              of this or another jurisdiction with elements similar to                                                      
              those of an offense under AS 11.71.010 - 11.71.050                                                            
              [AS 11.71.150(e)(11) - (15)];"                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
                   "(H)  15 or more tablets, ampules, or syrettes                                                           
          containing a                                                                                                      
                        (i)  schedule IA controlled substance other                                                         
              than a controlled substance listed in                                                                         
              AS 11.71.140(d)(11); or                                                                                       
                        (ii)  schedule IIA controlled substance other                                                       
              than a controlled substance listed in                                                                         
              AS 11.71.150(e)(2); or                                                                                        
                   (I)  one or more preparations, compounds,                                                                
          mixtures, or substances of an aggregate weight of                                                                 
                        (i)  three grams or more containing a schedule                                                      
              IA controlled substance other than a controlled                                                               
              substance listed in AS 11.71.140(d)(11) or a schedule                                                         
              IIA controlled substance other than a controlled                                                              
              substance listed in AS 11.71.150(e)(2) or                                                                     
              AS 11.71.150(b)(12); or                                                                                       
                        (ii)  300 milligrams or more of a schedule IIA                                                      
              controlled substance listed in AS 11.71.150(b)(12);"                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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                   "(F)  less than 15 tablets, ampules, or syrettes                                                         
          containing a                                                                                                      
                        (i)  schedule IA controlled substance other                                                         
              than a controlled substance listed in                                                                         
              AS 11.71.140(d)(11); or                                                                                       
                        (ii)  schedule IIA controlled substance other                                                       
              than a controlled substance listed in                                                                         
              AS 11.71.150(e)(2); or                                                                                        
                   (G)  one or more preparations, compounds,                                                                
          mixtures, or substances of an aggregate weight of less than                                                       
                        (i)  three grams containing a schedule IA                                                           
              controlled substance other than a controlled substance                                                        
              listed in AS 11.71.140(d)(11) or a schedule IIA                                                               
              controlled substance other than a controlled substance                                                        
              listed in AS 11.71.150(e)(2) or AS 11.71.150(b)(12); or                                                       
     (ii)   300    milligrams    of    a    schedule     IIA                                                                
   controlled substance listed in AS 11.71.150(b)(12); or"                                                                  

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Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Senator                                                               
Fairclough objected.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 56(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, French, Kelly, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner,                                                            
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 56(JUD) was automatically in third                                                                       
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                                                           
recessed at 11:59 a.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 1:20 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 56                                                                                                                         
Senator Wielechowski called the Senate. The call was lifted.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 56(JUD) "An                                                                   
Act relating to certain crimes involving controlled substances; and                                                             
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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CSSB 56(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                      
Micciche, Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  French, Wielechowski                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Olson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 56(JUD) 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 referred                                                          
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that Senator                                                                  
Olson be excused from a call of the Senate today. Without objection,                                                            
Senator Olson was excused.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB 86                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 86 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 86 "An Act approving                                                                 
and ratifying the sale of royalty oil by the State of Alaska to Flint Hills                                                     
Resources Alaska, LLC; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                            
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 86                                                                                                                           
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Olson                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 86 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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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 referred                                                          
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Bob Reupke                                                                                                           
Senator(s) Wielechowski, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy,                                                                    
Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly,                                                               
McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Aaron Pascar                                                                                                         
Senator(s) Wielechowski, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy,                                                                    
Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly,                                                               
McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens                                                                               
Representative(s) Gruenberg                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dave Donaldson                                                                                                       
Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                               
Senator(s) Egan, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                                  
Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Benjamin Michael Williams Eagle Scout                                                                                
Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                               
Senator(s) Egan, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The Peer Educators of Akphat                                                                                         
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Micciche, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                             
Meyer, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - George and Jeanne Jackinsky A Lifetime of Community                                                                  
Involvement in the Kasilof Region                                                                                               
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Micciche, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                             
Meyer, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Children's Meal Mission                                                                                              
Representative(s) Tarr                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Ellis, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan,                                                              
Fairclough, French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                                  
Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Anchorage Community Land Trust                                                                                       
Representative(s) Tarr                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Ellis, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan,                                                              
Fairclough, French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                                  
Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Mountain View Lions Club                                                                                             
Representative(s) Tarr                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Ellis, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Service High School Football Team 2012 Cook Inlet                                                                    
Conference Champions                                                                                                            
Representative(s) Millett                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Meyer, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan,                                                              
Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Coach William Fomai                                                                                                  
Representative(s) Millett                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Meyer, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan,                                                              
Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Donald Bruce Venes, Sr.                                                                                           
Senator(s) Hoffman, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                  
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                               
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
Representative(s) Herron                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Eva Girard                                                                                                        
Representative(s) Tarr                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Ellis, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Daniel Lee Mershon                                                                                                
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Micciche, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                             
Meyer, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Kevin Monagle                                                                                                     
Representative(s) Kerttula, Munoz                                                                                               
Senator(s) Egan, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill 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                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                 
from a call of the Senate from morning plane time, April 17 through                                                             
afternoon plane time, April 19. Without objection, Senator Stevens                                                              
was excused.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 47                                                                                                                         
Senators Gardner, Meyer, Dyson, Micciche, Stevens, Egan moved and                                                               
asked unanimous consent to be shown as cosponsors on CS FOR                                                                     
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 47(FIN) "An                                                                              
Act relating to boarding schools operated by school districts; and                                                              
providing for an effective date." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                         

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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                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 47                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
NO. 47(FIN) "An Act relating to boarding schools operated by school                                                             
districts; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by                                                        
the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 56                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 56(JUD) "An Act relating to certain                                                                      
crimes involving controlled substances; and providing for an effective                                                          
date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and                                                                  
transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 86                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 86 "An Act approving and ratifying the sale of                                                                  
royalty oil by the State of Alaska to Flint Hills Resources Alaska,                                                             
LLC; and providing for an effective date" was engrossed, signed by                                                              
the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., April 5, 2013. Without                                                                   
objection, the Senate adjourned at 2:11 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
+             Discussion: Vouchers #4, Continuation of a                                                                        
              Discussion on Voucher Systems                                                                                     
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
+= SB  82 BROADBAND DISCOUNTS FOR SCHOOLS                                                                                       
+= SB   6 FUNDING FOR SCHOOL MEALS                                                                                              
+ SB  91 HAZING                                                                                                                 
+ HB 180 MILITARY YOUTH ACADEMY                                                                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+= SB  18 BUDGET: CAPITAL                                                                                                       
+= HB  77 LAND USE/DISP/EXCHANGES; WATER RIGHTS                                                                                 
+ SB  74 UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA BUILDING FUND                                                                                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            2:30 PM                                                 
              -- Please Note Time Change --                                                                                     
+ HB  22 BOARD OF MARINE PILOTS                                                                                                 
+ HB  26 EXTEND BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY                                                                                     
+= SB  88 ALASKA NATIVE MEDICAL CENTER HOUSING                                                                                  
+= SB  18 BUDGET: CAPITAL                                                                                                       
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ SJR  9 CONST. AM: EDUCATION FUNDING                                                                                           
+ HB   4 ALASKA GASLINE DEVELOPMENT CORP; RCA                                                                                   
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
     HB  52 PFD ALLOWABLE ABSENCE                                                                                               
     HB  24 SELF DEFENSE                                                                                                        
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
= HB   4 ALASKA GASLINE DEVELOPMENT CORP; RCA                                                                                   
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            6:00 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532          10:00 AM                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          2:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  65 RETIREMENT PLANS; ROTH IRAS; PROBATE                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                            JUDICIARY (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Confirmation Hearing:                                                                                             
              David Parker, Alaska Judicial Council                                                                             
+= HB   9 SECURED TRANSACTIONS AND FUNDS TRANSFERS                                                                              
+ SB  60 BOUNTY ON SEA OTTERS                                                                                                   
+ SCR  2 ACQUIRE TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST LAND                                                                                   
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
              -- Please Note Time Change --                                                                                     
+             Confirmation Hearings:                                                                                            
              Board of Marine Pilots - Hans Antonsen                                                                            
              Board of Pharmacy - Taryl Giessel                                                                                 
              AK Workers' Compensation Board - Ronald Nalikak                                                                   
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ SB  93 TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM                                                                                 
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB  25 UNEMPLOYMENT; ELEC. FILING OF LABOR INFO                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
     HB  71 AK REGIONAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM                                                                             
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ SB  58 CANCEL INS. ON CERTAIN ABANDONED PROPERTY                                                                              
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+ SB  61 COMMERCIAL FISHING & AGRICULTURE BANK                                                                                  
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= SB  79 SPORT FISHING GUIDING SERVICES                                                                                        
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
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                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
= HB   4 ALASKA GASLINE DEVELOPMENT CORP; RCA                                                                                   
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                            RESOURCES (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+             Governor's Appointments to Board of Game                                                                          
              Peter M. Probasco - Palmer                                                                                        
              Nathan Turner - Nenana                                                                                            
+ HB  99 EXTEND ALASKA MINERALS COMMISSION                                                                                      
+ SB  96 OIL AND GAS AND GAS ONLY LEASES                                                                                        
+= HB   4 ALASKA GASLINE DEVELOPMENT CORP; RCA                                                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Saturday                        Butrovich 205          12:00 PM                                                 
              -- Please Note Time Change --                                                                                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
              -- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --                                                                    
              Confirmation Hearing: Governor's Appointments                                                                     
+ HB   1 DURATION OF DRIVER'S LICENSE                                                                                           
+ HB 113 ALASKA FIRE STANDARDS COUNCIL                                                                                          
+ HCR  6 EST. LEG. TASK FORCE ON UNMANNED AIRCRAFT                                                                              
+ HJR 12 SUPPORT IN-STATE FIREARMS MANUFACTURING                                                                                
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+ SB  64 OMNIBUS CRIME/CORRECTIONS BILL                                                                                         
              <Bill Hearing Postponed>                                                                                          
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                     Fahrenkamp 203             1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= SB  85 EXPERIMENTAL VEHICLE PLATES                                                                                           
+= HB 153 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL PARKWAY                                                                                       
= HB  94 CON AND NELLIE MILLER BRIDGES                                                                                          
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                              SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                    SENATE SPECIAL COMM ON IN-STATE ENERGY                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           7:30 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                    SENATE SPECIAL COMM ON TAPS THROUGHPUT                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                          LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Saturday                   House Finance 519            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Audits - Executive Session                                                                                        
              Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities,                                                                      
              Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority,                                                                               
              Select Issues - Final Release                                                                                     
              Other Committee Business                                                                                          
              Oil and Gas Production Tax Audits                                                                                 
              Overview - Dept. of Revenue                                                                                       
              Consideration of Audit Request                                                                                    
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                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 09        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            8:00 AM                                                 
              -- Teleconference <Listen Only> --                                                                                
              Ratification of Charity Events                                                                                    
              Contract Approvals                                                                                                
              Other Committee Business                                                                                          
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                            CONFERENCE COMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB  65 AND HB 66                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                                                 
     HB  65 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                
     HB  66 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                        
              Organizational Meeting Only                                                                                       
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                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                JOINT SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 08        Monday                       House Chamber            11:00 AM                                                  
              Confirmation of Governor's Appointees