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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                FIRST SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                     Saturday                   April 13, 2013                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                               Eighty-ninth Day                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Huggins at 1:11 p.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed nineteen members present. Senator Kelly was absent.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Wielechowski.                                                                   
Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer                                                               
be spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          Mr. President,                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          On this beautiful spring day, as we near the end of                                                                   
          our session, and passions run high, and as we struggle                                                                
          with major financial decisions, and as Alaskans                                                                       
          struggle with high energy costs, I offer this prayer by                                                               
          a former Senate President that is as relevant today as                                                                
          it was 25 years ago:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          Our God, we try to resist asking your help to get our                                                                 
          way, but we ask that we may help to get your way.                                                                     
          We would, however, like it if your way was that oil                                                                   
          prices be high by the barrel and low by the gallon.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                                              
for the eighty-eighth legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                           
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                

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                          Messages from the Governor                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 1                                                                                                                          
Message was read stating the Governor signed the following bill on                                                              
April 12 and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies to the                                                               
Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 1(efd add H) "An Act                                                                                  
          establishing May 10 of each year as Alaska Mining                                                                     
          Day; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                             Chapter 6, SLA 2013                                                                               
                           Effective Date: 4/13/13                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 2                                                                                                                          
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 2 "An Act enacting the                                                                                
          Interstate Mining Compact and relating to the                                                                         
          compact; relating to the Interstate Mining                                                                            
          Commission; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 16                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 16 "An Act relating to the Board                                                                      
          of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land                                                                   
          Surveyors and to the Department of Commerce,                                                                          
          Community, and Economic Development."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SB 85                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 85(TRA) "An Act                                                                                
          relating to experimental vehicles."                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 87                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 87(HSS) "An Act                                                                                
          requiring screening of newborns for congenital heart                                                                  
          defects; and providing for an effective date."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 88                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 88 "An Act authorizing the state                                                                      
          bond committee to issue certificates of participation                                                                 
          to finance the construction and equipping of                                                                          
          residential housing to serve the Anchorage campus of                                                                  
          the Alaska Native Medical Center; and authorizing                                                                     
          the Department of Administration to enter into a                                                                      
          lease-purchase agreement for the benefit of the                                                                       
          Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SCR 4                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4                                                                                    
          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.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 8                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8                                                                                    
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 94, naming the                                                                              
          northbound Chena Flood Channel Crossing Bridge                                                                        
          the Nellie Miller Bridge and naming the southbound                                                                    
          Chena Flood Channel Crossing Bridge the Con                                                                           
          Miller Bridge.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 33                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                              
Senate amendment to 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" thus adopting:                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          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)                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 40                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                              
Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 40(CRA), thus                                                                         
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 40(CRA) am S "An Act                                                                            
          establishing a municipal tax exemption for certain                                                                    
          farm structures."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 94                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                              
Senate amendment to HOUSE BILL NO. 94 "An Act naming the                                                                        
northbound Chena Flood Channel Crossing Bridge the Nellie Miller                                                                
Bridge and naming the southbound Chena Flood Channel Crossing                                                                   
Bridge the Con Miller Bridge" thus adopting:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 94(FIN) "An                                                                              
          Act naming the northbound Chena Flood Channel                                                                         
          Crossing Bridge the Nellie 'the original Mrs. Claus'                                                                  
          Miller Bridge and naming the southbound Chena                                                                         
          Flood Channel Crossing Bridge the Con 'the original                                                                   
          Santa Claus' Miller Bridge; and designating that                                                                      
          portion of East Blue Lupine Drive in Wasilla                                                                          
          between Hyer Road and Hay Street the Lowell J. Ray                                                                    
          Memorial Corridor." (Title Change SCR 8)                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 24                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 12 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 24 "An Act relating to                                                               
the Alaska Marine Transportation Advisory Board" with the following                                                             
amendment:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 24(TRA)                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 24(TRA)                                                                                                                  
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to SB 24?                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                     
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kelly                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 24(TRA) "An Act relating to                                                                        
the Alaska Marine Transportation Advisory Board."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Communications                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following report is on file in the Office of the Secretary of the                                                           
Senate:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Alaska State Commission for Human Rights 2012 Annual Report                                                                     
from Lester Lunceford, Chairperson                                                                                              
in accordance with AS 18.80.150                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 57                                                                                                                         
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                            
NO. 57(JUD) "An Act adopting the Alaska Entity Transactions Act;                                                                
relating to changing the form of entities, including corporations,                                                              
partnerships, limited liability companies, business trusts, and other                                                           

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organizations; amending Rule 79, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure,                                                               
and Rules 602(b)(2), 602(c), and 605.5, Alaska Rules of Appellate                                                               
Procedure; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass:                                                               
Senator Coghill, Chair; Senator McGuire. Signing no                                                                             
recommendation: Senators Wielechowski, Dyson.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
          Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 180                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 180 "An Act                                                                     
relating to the Alaska Challenge Youth Academy; and providing for an                                                            
effective date." Signing do pass: Senator Fairclough, Vice Chair;                                                               
Senators Hoffman, Bishop, Dunleavy. Signing no recommendation:                                                                  
Senator Olson.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
        Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs                                                         
     Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Education and Early                                                                       
      Development                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCR 3                                                                                                                         
The Judiciary Committee considered SENATE CONCURRENT                                                                            
RESOLUTION NO. 3 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, and recommended it be                                                                  
replaced with                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                     CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                       
          NO. 3(JUD)                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Coghill, Chair; Senators McGuire, Dyson.                                                               
Signing no recommendation: Senator Wielechowski.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Senate Judiciary Committee                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The resolution is on today's calendar.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HJR 14                                                                                                                        
The Health and Social Services Committee considered CS FOR                                                                      
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14(HSS) Requesting the United                                                                        
States Congress, the Governor, and the state's congressional delegation                                                         
to take actions necessary to delay implementation of the Patient                                                                
Protection and Affordable Care Act, and recommended it be replaced                                                              
with                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                       SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                                        
          RESOLUTION NO. 14(HSS)                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Stedman, Chair; Senators Kelly, Meyer.                                                                 
Signing no recommendation: Senator Micciche.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, House Health and Social Services                                                                  
      Committee                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The resolution is on today's calendar.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 6                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                                                                   
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 6(EDT) Recognizing the Alaska                                                                         
Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration at the University of                                                           
Alaska Fairbanks as a national leader in unmanned aircraft research                                                             
and development; and relating to a Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft                                                              
Systems, and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                           
          CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 6(FIN)                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Meyer, Cochair; Senators Fairclough,                                                                   
Bishop, Dunleavy. Signing no recommendation: Senators Hoffman,                                                                  
Olson.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 3, indeterminate, Legislative Agency                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Committee Reports                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 65                                                                                                                         
The following report was received and distributed at 1:00 p.m.,                                                                 
April 13:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                               April 13, 2013                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mr. President:                                                                                                                  
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Conference Committee with limited powers of free conference                                                                 
considered SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(FIN)                                                                          
and CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(FIN) and recommends                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65 "An                                                                               
          Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                  
          program expenses of state government and for certain                                                                  
          programs, capitalizing funds, and making                                                                              
          reappropriations; and providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                                                
be adopted.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
A fiscal note packet was attached.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Kelly, Chair, Senators Meyer, Hoffman;                                                              
Representative Austerman, Chair, Representatives Stoltze, Gara.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
President Huggins stated the report would be held on the Secretary's                                                            
desk.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 66                                                                                                                         
The following report was received and distributed at 1:00 p.m.,                                                                 
April 13:                                                                                                                       
                                                               April 13, 2013                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mr. President:                                                                                                                  
Mr. Speaker:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Conference Committee with limited powers of free conference                                                                 
considered SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 66(FIN)                                                                          
and CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 66(FIN) and recommends                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 66 "An                                                                               
          Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                       
          capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                                            
          comprehensive mental health program and making a                                                                      
            reappropriation; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
be adopted.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
A fiscal note packet was attached.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Kelly, Chair, Senators Meyer, Hoffman;                                                              
Representative Austerman, Chair, Representatives Stoltze, Gara.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
President Huggins stated the report would be held on the Secretary's                                                            
desk.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 50                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 50(FIN) "An Act authorizing the Alaska                                                                    
Housing Finance Corporation to allow certain commercial uses in a                                                               
multi-unit residential housing development owned or financed by the                                                             
corporation and limiting the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board's                                                                 
issuance of certain licenses to premises in the residential housing                                                             
development" was read the second time.                                                                                          

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 50(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senators McGuire, Bishop, Gardner, Fairclough, Meyer, Ellis moved                                                               
and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on the                                                                
bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 50(FIN) "An                                                                    
Act authorizing the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation to allow                                                                 
certain commercial uses in a multi-unit residential housing                                                                     
development owned or financed by the corporation and limiting the                                                               
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board's issuance of certain licenses to                                                              
premises in the residential housing development" pass the Senate?"                                                              
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 50(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                     
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kelly                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 50(FIN) passed the Senate, was                                                                    
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 57                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(JUD) "An Act adopting the Alaska                                                                       
Entity Transactions Act; relating to changing the form of entities,                                                             
including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies,                                                              
business trusts, and other organizations; amending Rule 79, Alaska                                                              
Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rules 602(b)(2), 602(c), and 605.5,                                                               
Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an effective                                                             
date" was read the second time.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Senator Ellis                                                            
objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no further                                                                   
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senators McGuire, Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                                               
shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(JUD) "An                                                                    
Act adopting the Alaska Entity Transactions Act; relating to changing                                                           
the form of entities, including corporations, partnerships, limited                                                             
liability companies, business trusts, and other organizations; amending                                                         
Rule 79, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rules 602(b)(2),                                                                  
602(c), and 605.5, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and                                                                     
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 57(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates         Court Rules                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                     
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kelly                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(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 Court Rule                                                                
changes. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed                                                           
by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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The presence of Senator Kelly was noted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 76                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 76(FIN) "An Act relating to electronic                                                                    
filing of certain information with the Department of Labor and                                                                  
Workforce Development; relating to fund solvency adjustments, rate                                                              
increase reduction, prohibition on the relief of certain charges, the                                                           
unemployment trust fund account, and the offset of certain                                                                      
unemployment compensation debt under the Alaska Employment                                                                      
Security Act; relating to the definition of 'covered unemployment                                                               
compensation debt' in the Alaska Employment Security Act; and                                                                   
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, lines 2 - 3:                                                                                                            
     Delete "rate increase reduction,"                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, line 17, through page 5, line 4:                                                                                        
     Delete all material.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 6, line 14:                                                                                                                
     Delete "Section 12"                                                                                                        
     Insert "Section 11"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 6, line 15:                                                                                                                
     Delete "sec. 13"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 12"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                                
Dunleavy objected.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 76(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Bishop, Ellis, French, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                                     
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 76(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 76(FIN) "An                                                                    
Act relating to electronic filing of certain information with the                                                               
Department of Labor and Workforce Development; relating to fund                                                                 
solvency adjustments, rate increase reduction, prohibition on the relief                                                        
of certain charges, the unemployment trust fund account, and the                                                                
offset of certain unemployment compensation debt under the Alaska                                                               
Employment Security Act; relating to the definition of 'covered                                                                 
unemployment compensation debt' in the Alaska Employment                                                                        
Security Act; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?"                                                            
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 76(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, French,                                                              
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                      
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 76(FIN) 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                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed                                                           
by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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HB 129                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 129(FIN) "An Act relating to approval                                                                     
for oil and gas or gas only exploration and development in a                                                                    
geographical area; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                            
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 4, through page 3, line 5:                                                                                         
     Delete all material.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 6:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "Sec. 2"                                                                                                          
     Insert "Section 1"                                                                                                       
     Delete "a new subsection"                                                                                                  
     Insert "new subsections"                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, following line 21:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
          "(p)  When the director is considering approval of a lease or                                                         
     unit plan of operations, the director shall                                                                                
              (1)  analyze and consider the cumulative impacts of the                                                           
     project;                                                                                                                   
              (2)  provide public notice of the cumulative impact                                                               
     analysis in the method, form, and content described in                                                                     
     AS 38.05.945(b) and (c); and                                                                                               
              (3)  provide opportunity for public comment on the                                                                
      cumulative impact analysis for a period of not less than 30 days.                                                        
          (q)  For purposes of (p) of this section, a cumulative impact                                                         
     analysis shall consider the project as a whole, taking into account                                                        
     all aspects of the project and considering the project in the context                                                      
     of existing development. In preparing the analysis, the director is                                                        
     not required to speculate about unknown and unpredictable future                                                           
     events."                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                 
Senator Giessel objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 129(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, French, Gardner, Hoffman, Olson, Wielechowski                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stevens                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 7:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "all or"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 21, following "development.":                                                                                      
     Insert "The area in which exploration and development is                                                                   
approved under this subsection must be contiguous geographically and                                                            
of similar biological, hydrological, and resource characteristics and                                                           
have been included in an areawide lease sale described by the                                                                   
department in its five-year program of proposed oil and gas or gas                                                              
only lease sales prepared under AS 38.05.180(b).  The director shall                                                            
include in the approval a description of the area for which the approval                                                        
is applicable and how the area meets the requirements in this                                                                   
subsection."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner 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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 129(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 129(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain from                                                                 
voting due to a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and Senator                                                         
Meyer was required to vote.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain                                                                   
from voting due to a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and                                                            
Senator Micciche was required to vote.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 129(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act relating to approval for oil and gas or gas only exploration and                                                            
development in a geographical area; and providing for an effective                                                              
date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 129(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, French,                                                              
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                      
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 129(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          

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HB 146                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 146(TRA) "An Act relating to proof of                                                                     
motor vehicle liability insurance; and providing for an effective date"                                                         
was read the second time.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 146(TRA) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senators French, McGuire, Bishop, Fairclough, Giessel, Egan, Meyer,                                                             
Ellis, Stevens, Wielechowski, Dyson moved and asked unanimous                                                                   
consent to be shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it                                                        
was so ordered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 146(TRA)                                                                       
"An Act relating to proof of motor vehicle liability insurance; and                                                             
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 146(TRA)                                                                                                                   
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 HOUSE BILL NO. 146(TRA) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 180                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 180 "An Act relating to the Alaska Challenge                                                                     
Youth Academy; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                                
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 180 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senators Stevens, Coghill, McGuire, Gardner, Stedman, Ellis,                                                                    
Dunleavy, Micciche, Wielechowski, French moved and asked                                                                        
unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without                                                            
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 180 "An Act relating to                                                               
the Alaska Challenge Youth Academy; and providing for an effective                                                              
date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 180                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 180 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                         Third Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 104                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(2d JUD) "An Act relating to election                                                                  
practices and procedures; relating to the reporting of election                                                                 
campaign contributions and expenditures; relating to identification                                                             
requirements for a communication paid for by a political party;                                                                 
relating to public records; relating to the election of an advisory school                                                      
board in a regional educational attendance area; and providing for an                                                           
effective date" was read the third time.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that CS FOR                                                                   
HOUSE BILL NO. 104(2d JUD) be moved to the bottom of today's                                                                    
calendar. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 168                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 168(L&C) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 168(L&C)                                                                       
"An Act amending the definition of travel insurance for the purpose of                                                          
describing a person eligible for a travel insurance limited producer                                                            
license; and authorizing a person selling travel services to transact the                                                       
business of travel insurance on behalf of and under the direction of a                                                          
person licensed as a travel insurance limited producer" pass the                                                                
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 168(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, Meyer, Micciche,                                                             
Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  McGuire, Olson, Stevens                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 168(L&C) passed the Senate, was                                                                   
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                         House Bills in Third Reading                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 56                                                                                                                         
HOUSE BILL NO. 56 "An Act excluding motorcycles and motor-                                                                      
driven cycles from the passenger vehicle rental tax; and providing for                                                          
an effective date" was before the Senate in third reading.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved that the bill be returned to second                                                                  
reading for the purpose of a specific amendment, that being                                                                     
Amendment No. 1. Without objection, the bill was returned to second                                                             
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 2, following "tax;":                                                                                             
     Insert "suspending the motor fuel tax;"                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 12:                                                                                                      
     Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                            
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     SUSPENSION OF THE MOTOR FUEL TAX. (a)                                                                                      
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the motor fuel tax                                                                  
imposed under AS 43.40.010 is suspended and may not be collected                                                                
for a period beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014.                                                                  
     (b)  Every person subject to AS 43.40.010(c) in the fiscal year that                                                       
precedes the suspension established in (a) of this section shall submit a                                                       
monthly report, under penalty of unsworn falsification, on a form or in                                                         
a format prescribed by the Department of Revenue showing all sales                                                              
or transfers of gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuel during the month.                                                           
Sales invoices must be attached to the report supporting all sales and                                                          
transfers of gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuel in the state. The report is                                                    
due to the Department of Revenue on the last day of the month                                                                   
following the month in which sales or transfers of gasoline, diesel, or                                                         
aviation fuel were made. The Department of Revenue may assess a                                                                 
penalty of up to $5,000 against any person that fails to file a monthly                                                         
report or provide the supporting invoices as required by this                                                                   
subsection.                                                                                                                     
     (c)  The Department of Revenue may adopt regulations under                                                                 
AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act) to implement this section.                                                              
   * Sec. 3. Section 2 of this Act is repealed July 1, 2014."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                 
Senator McGuire objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski called the Senate. The call was satisfied.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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HB 56                                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Dunleavy, Ellis, French, Wielechowski                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel,                                                              
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 56 was automatically in third reading.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 56 "An Act excluding                                                                  
motorcycles and motor-driven cycles from the passenger vehicle rental                                                           
tax; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                            
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 56                                                                                                                           
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 56 passed the Senate.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 77                                                                                                                         
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 77(FIN) "An Act                                                                             
relating to the Alaska Land Act, including certain authorizations,                                                              
contracts, leases, permits, or other disposals of state land, resources,                                                        
property, or interests; relating to authorization for the use of state land                                                     

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by general permit; relating to exchange of state land; establishing that                                                        
performance of a feasibility study for the development and operation                                                            
of a hydroelectric site at Chikuminuk Lake is not considered an                                                                 
incompatible use of the Wood-Tikchik State Park; relating to                                                                    
procedures for certain administrative appeals and requests for                                                                  
reconsideration to the commissioner of natural resources; relating to                                                           
the Alaska Water Use Act; and providing for an effective date" was                                                              
before the Senate in third reading.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that SENATE                                                                   
CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 77(FIN) be moved to the bottom                                                                     
of today's calendar. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    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 3:32 p.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 4:28 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                   House Bills in Third Reading (continued)                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 198                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 198 am "An Act relating to the primary period of                                                                 
an oil and gas or gas only lease and the extension of a lease; relating to                                                      
terms to be included in an oil and gas or gas only lease; relating to                                                           
rental for an oil and gas or gas only lease; and providing for an                                                               
effective date" was before the Senate in third reading.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain from                                                                 
voting due to a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and Senator                                                         
Meyer was required to vote.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain                                                                   
from voting due to a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and                                                            
Senator Micciche was required to vote.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 198 am "An Act                                                                        
relating to the primary period of an oil and gas or gas only lease and                                                          
the extension of a lease; relating to terms to be included in an oil and                                                        
gas or gas only lease; relating to rental for an oil and gas or gas only                                                        
lease; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                          
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 198 am                                                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 198 am passed the Senate.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     Second Reading of Senate Resolutions                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 3                                                                                                                         
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3 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 second time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Judiciary Committee Substitute offered on page 1217.                                                            
Senator Ellis objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                                             
further objection, CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 3(JUD) was adopted and was before the Senate on final passage.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senators Micciche, Coghill, Bishop, Fairclough, Giessel, Meyer,                                                                 
Dunleavy, Stevens, Dyson, Kelly, Stedman moved and asked                                                                        
unanimous consent to be shown as cosponsors on the resolution.                                                                  
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT                                                                             
RESOLUTION NO. 3(JUD) 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, pass the Senate?" The roll                                                          
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSCR 3(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                                     
NO. 3(JUD) passed the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for                                                              
engrossment.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     Second Reading of House Resolutions                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HJR 13                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(TRA) Urging the                                                                            
United States Congress and the President of the United States to                                                                
complete the funding and acquisition of three additional National                                                               
Security Cutters and to home port one of the cutters in Kodiak, Alaska,                                                         
was read the second time.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                      
resolution be advanced to third reading and placed on final passage.                                                            
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(TRA) was read the                                                                          
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                        
NO. 13(TRA) Urging the United States Congress and the President of                                                              
the United States to complete the funding and acquisition of three                                                              
additional National Security Cutters and to home port one of the                                                                
cutters in Kodiak, Alaska, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                                            
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 13(TRA)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(TRA) passed                                                                        
the Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to                                                           
the House.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HJR 14                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14(HSS) Requesting                                                                            
the United States Congress, the Governor, and the state's congressional                                                         
delegation to take actions necessary to delay implementation of the                                                             
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, was read the second time.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stedman, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Health and Social Services Senate Committee                                                                     
Substitute offered on page 1218. Senator Ellis objected, then withdrew                                                          
his objection. There being no further objection, SENATE CS FOR CS                                                               
FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14(HSS) was adopted.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senators Stedman, Kelly, Micciche, Meyer offered Amendment No. 1:                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 31 through Page 3, line 3:                                                                                         
 Delete all material.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stedman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                      
Senator Coghill objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                                           
further objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14(HSS) am S will                                                                             
advance to third reading on the April 14 calendar.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    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 5:01 p.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 9:43 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 77                                                                                                                         
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 77(FIN) "An Act                                                                             
relating to the Alaska Land Act, including certain authorizations,                                                              
contracts, leases, permits, or other disposals of state land, resources,                                                        
property, or interests; relating to authorization for the use of state land                                                     
by general permit; relating to exchange of state land; establishing that                                                        
performance of a feasibility study for the development and operation                                                            
of a hydroelectric site at Chikuminuk Lake is not considered an                                                                 
incompatible use of the Wood-Tikchik State Park; relating to                                                                    
procedures for certain administrative appeals and requests for                                                                  
reconsideration to the commissioner of natural resources; relating to                                                           
the Alaska Water Use Act; and providing for an effective date" which                                                            
had been moved to the bottom of the calendar (page 1232), was not                                                               
taken up. The bill will be on the April 14 calendar.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 104                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(2d JUD) "An Act relating to election                                                                  
practices and procedures; relating to the reporting of election                                                                 
campaign contributions and expenditures; relating to identification                                                             
requirements for a communication paid for by a political party;                                                                 
relating to public records; relating to the election of an advisory school                                                      
board in a regional educational attendance area; and providing for an                                                           

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effective date" which had been moved to the bottom of the calendar                                                              
(page 1229), was not taken up. The bill will be on the April 14                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SCR 3                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3(JUD)                                                                                  
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 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 9:00 a.m., April 14, 2013. Without                                                                   
objection, the Senate adjourned at 9:44 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 180 MILITARY YOUTH ACADEMY                                                                                                 
+ HCR  6 EST. LEG. TASK FORCE ON UNMANNED AIRCRAFT                                                                              
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Meeting Postponed to 4/14/13 1:00 pm --                                                                        
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
              -- Rescheduled from 4/13/13 --                                                                                    
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Saturday                        Butrovich 205           8:30 AM                                                 
+ HJR 14 DELAY IMPLEMENTING AFFORDABLE CARE ACT                                                                                 
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                            CONFERENCE COMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB  65 AND HB 66                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 13        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532          10:00 AM                                                  
              -- Note: Time Change --                                                                                           
= HB  65 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                   
= HB  66 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET