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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                      Friday                   March 14, 2014                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                               Fifty-third Day                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Huggins at 1:24 p.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed nineteen members present. Senator Kelly was absent.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Dyson. Senator                                                                  
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          "Mr. President,                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live,                                                                
          the more convincing proofs I see of this truth - that                                                                 
          God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow                                                                   
          cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it                                                                   
          probable that an empire can rise without his aid? We                                                                  
          have been assured, Sir, in the sacred writings, that                                                                  
          "except the Lord build the house they labor in vain                                                                   
          that build it."                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          I firmly believe this; and I also believe that without                                                                
          his concurring aid we shall succeed in this political                                                                 
          building no better than the builders of Babel: We                                                                     
          shall be divided by our little partial local interests;                                                               
          our projects will be confounded, and we ourselves                                                                     
          shall become a reproach and bye word down to future                                                                   
          ages."                                                                                                                
                             -Benjamin Franklin's Request for                                                                   
                        Prayers at the Constitutional Convention                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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             And then he prayed, "I pray imploring the assistance                                                              
            of God and his blessings on our deliberations in this                                                              
          chamber."                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                     In Christ's Name I Pray,      Amen.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dyson led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the journals                                                             
for the fifty-first and fifty-second legislative days be approved as                                                            
certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated March 12, 13 and 14 were read stating the House                                                                  
passed and transmitted for consideration:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HJR 10                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10(FIN) BY THE                                                                                
HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
               Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the                                                                 
                  State of Alaska creating a transportation                                                                    
          infrastructure fund                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation and Finance                                                          
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HJR 22                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 22 am BY                                                                                             
REPRESENTATIVES T.WILSON, Keller, Higgins, Gattis, Millett,                                                                     
Hughes, Isaacson, Munoz, Thompson, Lynn,                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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          Requesting the United States Congress to call a                                                                       
          convention of the states to propose amendments to                                                                     
          the Constitution of the United States that impose                                                                     
          fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit the                                                                
          power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and                                                                 
          limit the terms of office of federal government                                                                       
          officials; and urging the legislatures of the other 49                                                                
          states to request the United States Congress to call a                                                                
          convention of the states                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The presence of Senator Kelly was noted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 19                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 19(RLS)(efd am) BY THE HOUSE                                                                              
RULES COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to permanent motor vehicle                                                                           
          registration in the unorganized borough and in a                                                                      
          municipality that has elected to allow permanent                                                                      
          registration; relating to the registration fee for                                                                    
          noncommercial trailers and to the motor vehicle tax                                                                   
          for trailers; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 47                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 47(JUD) BY THE HOUSE JUDICIARY                                                                            
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act requiring a party seeking a restraining order,                                                                
          preliminary injunction, or order vacating or staying                                                                  
          the operation of certain permits affecting an industrial                                                              
          operation to give security in the amount the court                                                                    
          considers proper for costs incurred and damages                                                                       
          suffered if the industrial operation is wrongfully                                                                    
          enjoined or restrained."                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 218                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 218(JUD) BY THE HOUSE                                                                                     
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to the aggravating factor at felony                                                                  
          sentencing of multiple prior misdemeanors when a                                                                      
          prior misdemeanor involves an assault on a                                                                            
          correctional employee; providing that deportation is                                                                  
          not a proper factor for referral of a case to a three-                                                                
          judge panel for sentencing for a felony; and                                                                          
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 246                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 246 BY REPRESENTATIVES HIGGINS,                                                                                  
Kawasaki, Josephson, entitled:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act adding additional land and water to the                                                                       
          Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 255                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 255(JUD) BY THE HOUSE                                                                                     
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to unmanned aircraft systems; and                                                                    
          relating to images captured by an unmanned aircraft                                                                   
          system."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 266                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 266(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          "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."                                                               
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 267                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 267(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                   
          capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                                            
          comprehensive mental health program; and providing                                                                    
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Report dated March 13 was read stating:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the Finance Committee reviewed                                                                 
the following and recommends the appointment be forwarded to a                                                                  
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
State Assessment Review Board                                                                                                 
Bernard Washington - Anchorage                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individual during any further sessions.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senators Kelly, Meyer, Cochairs; Senators                                                                   
Dunleavy, Fairclough, Bishop, Hoffman, Olson.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Report dated March 13 was read stating:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the State Affairs Committee                                                                    
reviewed the following and recommends the appointment be                                                                        
forwarded to a joint session for consideration:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
State Board of Parole                                                                                                         
Lonzo Henderson - Anchorage                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individual during any further sessions.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Dyson, Chair; Senators Coghill, Giessel.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 64                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 64 "An Act                                                                     
establishing the Alaska Sentencing Commission; relating to jail-time                                                            
credit for offenders in court-ordered treatment programs; allowing a                                                            
reduction of penalties for offenders successfully completing court-                                                             
ordered treatment programs for persons convicted of driving while                                                               
under the influence or refusing to submit to a chemical test; relating to                                                       
court termination of a revocation of a person's driver's license; relating                                                      
to limitation of drivers' licenses; relating to conditions of probation                                                         
and parole; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it                                                             
be replaced with                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(FIN) "An Act                                                                                
          relating to theft and property offenses; relating to the                                                              
          definition of 'prior convictions' for certain theft                                                                   
          offenses; establishing the Alaska Criminal Justice                                                                    
          Commission and providing an expiration date;                                                                          
          relating to the crime of custodial interference;                                                                      
          relating to the duties of the Alaska Judicial Council;                                                                
          relating to jail-time credit for offenders in court-                                                                  
          ordered treatment programs; relating to conditions of                                                                 
          release, probation, and parole; relating to duties of                                                                 
          the commissioner of corrections and board of parole;                                                                  
          establishing a fund for reducing recidivism in the                                                                    
          Department of Health and Social Services; requiring                                                                   
          the commissioner of health and social services to                                                                     
          establish programs for persons on conditions of                                                                       
          release or probation that require testing for controlled                                                              

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          substances and alcoholic beverages; requiring the                                                                     
          board of parole to establish programs for persons on                                                                  
          parole that require testing for controlled substances                                                                 
          and alcoholic beverages; relating to the duties of the                                                                
          Department of Health and Social Services; and                                                                         
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Kelly, Meyer, Cochairs; Senator Hoffman.                                                              
Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson. Signing amend: Senators                                                               
Fairclough, Dunleavy, Bishop.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 14, Senate Finance Committee                                                                               
     Fiscal Note No. 15, Senate Finance Committee                                                                               
     Fiscal Note No. 16, Senate Finance Committee                                                                               
     Fiscal Note No. 17, Department of Corrections                                                                              
     Fiscal Note No. 18, Alaska Court System                                                                                    
     Fiscal Note No. 19, zero, Alaska Court System                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 8, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 9, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 10, zero, Department of Administration                                                                     
     Fiscal Note No. 11, zero, Department of Law                                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 13, zero, Office of the Governor                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 113                                                                                                                        
The Education Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 113 "An                                                                      
Act increasing the stipend for boarding school students; and providing                                                          
for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 113(EDC) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to residential educational programs;                                                                         
          increasing the stipend for boarding school students;                                                                  
          and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Stevens, Chair; Senators Huggins, Dunleavy.                                                            
Signing no recommendation: Senator Stedman.                                                                                     

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Education and Early                                                                       
      Development                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Fiscal information forthcoming.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 116                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 116 "An                                                                  
Act relating to service of citations; amending Rule 3(f), Alaska Rules                                                          
of Minor Offense Procedure; repealing Rule 3(g), Alaska Rules of                                                                
Minor Offense Procedure; and providing for an effective date" and                                                               
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 116(STA)                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Dyson, Chair; Senators Coghill, Giessel.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Alaska Court System                                                                               
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Natural Resources                                                                   
     Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Public Safety                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 138 "An Act                                                                    
relating to the purposes of the Alaska Gasline Development                                                                      
Corporation to advance to develop a large-diameter natural gas                                                                  
pipeline project, including treatment and liquefaction facilities;                                                              
establishing the large-diameter natural gas pipeline project fund;                                                              
creating a subsidiary related to a large-diameter natural gas pipeline                                                          
project, including treatment and liquefaction facilities; relating to the                                                       
authority of the commissioner of natural resources to negotiate                                                                 
contracts related to North Slope natural gas projects, to enter into                                                            
confidentiality agreements in support of contract negotiations and                                                              
implementation, and to take custody of gas delivered to the state under                                                         
an election to pay the oil and gas production tax in kind; relating to the                                                      
sale, exchange, or disposal of gas delivered to the state under an                                                              

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election to pay the oil and gas production tax in kind; relating to the                                                         
duties of the commissioner of revenue to direct the disposition of                                                              
revenues received from gas delivered to the state in kind and to consult                                                        
with the commissioner of natural resources on the custody and                                                                   
disposition of gas delivered to the state in kind; relating to the                                                              
authority of the commissioner of natural resources to propose                                                                   
modifications to existing state oil and gas leases; making certain                                                              
information provided to the Department of Natural Resources and the                                                             
Department of Revenue exempt from inspection as a public record;                                                                
making certain tax information related to an election to pay the oil and                                                        
gas production tax in kind exempt from tax confidentiality provisions;                                                          
relating to establishing under the oil and gas production tax a gross tax                                                       
rate for gas after 2021; making the alternate minimum tax on oil and                                                            
gas produced north of 68 degrees North latitude after 2021 apply only                                                           
to oil; relating to apportionment factors of the Alaska Net Income Tax                                                          
Act; authorizing a producer's election to pay the oil and gas production                                                        
tax in kind for certain gas and relating to the authorization; relating to                                                      
monthly installment payments of the oil and gas production tax;                                                                 
relating to interest payments on monthly installment payments of the                                                            
oil and gas production tax; relating to settlements between producers                                                           
and royalty owners for oil and gas production tax; relating to annual                                                           
statements by producers and explorers; relating to annual production                                                            
tax values; relating to lease expenditures; amending the definition of                                                          
gross value at the 'point of production' for gas for purposes of the oil                                                        
and gas production tax; adding definitions related to natural gas terms;                                                        
clarifying that credit may not be taken against the in-kind levy of the                                                         
oil and gas production tax for gas for purposes of the exploration                                                              
incentive credit, the oil or gas producer education credit, and the film                                                        
production tax credit; making conforming amendments; and providing                                                              
for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
      CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) "An Act relating to                                                                       
      the purposes, powers, and duties of the Alaska Gasline                                                                    
      Development Corporation; relating to an in-state natural                                                                  
      gas pipeline, an Alaska liquefied natural gas project, and                                                                
      associated funds; requiring state agencies and other entities                                                             
      to expedite reviews and actions related to natural gas                                                                    
      pipelines and projects; relating to the authorities and duties                                                            
      of the commissioner of natural resources relating to a North                                                              
      Slope natural gas project, oil and gas and gas only leases,                                                               

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      and royalty gas and other gas received by the state                                                                       
      including gas received as payment for the production tax on                                                               
      gas; relating to the tax on oil and gas production, on oil                                                                
      production, and on gas production; relating to the duties of                                                              
      the commissioner of revenue relating to a North Slope                                                                     
      natural gas project and gas received as payment for tax;                                                                  
      relating to confidential information and public record status                                                             
      of information provided to or in the custody of the                                                                       
      Department of Natural Resources and the Department of                                                                     
      Revenue; relating to apportionment factors of the Alaska                                                                  
      Net Income Tax Act; amending the definition of gross                                                                      
      value at the 'point of production' for gas for purposes of the                                                            
      oil and gas production tax; clarifying that the exploration                                                               
      incentive credit, the oil or gas producer education credit,                                                               
      and the film production tax credit may not be taken against                                                               
      the gas production tax paid in gas; relating to the oil or gas                                                            
      producer education credit; requesting the governor to                                                                     
      establish an interim advisory board to advise the governor                                                                
      on municipal involvement in a North Slope natural gas                                                                     
      project; relating to the development of a plan by the Alaska                                                              
      Energy Authority for developing infrastructure to deliver                                                                 
      affordable energy to areas of the state that will not have                                                                
      direct access to a North Slope natural gas pipeline and a                                                                 
      recommendation of a funding source for energy                                                                             
      infrastructure development; establishing the rural capital                                                                
      energy fund; requiring the commissioner of revenue to                                                                     
      develop a plan and suggest legislation for municipalities,                                                                
      regional corporations, and residents of the state to acquire                                                              
      ownership interests in a North Slope natural gas pipeline                                                                 
      project; making conforming amendments; and providing                                                                      
      for an effective date."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
and further recommended the adoption of the following Finance                                                                   
Committee Letter of Intent:                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                               Letter of Intent                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     It is the intent of the Alaska State Legislature that the Alaska                                                           
     LNG project honor the commitments, as copied below, made                                                                   
     in "Article 11: Alaska Hire and Content", agreed to in the                                                                 

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     Heads of Agreement by and among the Administration of the                                                                  
     State of Alaska, Alaska Gas-line Development Corporation,                                                                  
     TransCanada Alaska Development Inc., ExxonMobil Alaska                                                                     
     Production Inc., ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc., and BP                                                                       
        Exploration (Alaska) Inc. through construction of the project.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     ARTICLE 11: ALASKA HIRE AND CONTENT                                                                                        
     11.1 For the Alaska LNG Project, the Alaska LNG Parties                                                                    
     will, within the constraints of law:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     a. Employ Alaska residents and contract with Alaska                                                                        
     businesses to the extent they are qualified, available, ready,                                                             
     willing and cost competitive;                                                                                              
     b. Use, as far as practicable, job centers and associated                                                                  
     services operated by the State Department of Labor and                                                                     
     Workforce Development;                                                                                                     
     c. Participate with the State Department of Labor and                                                                      
     Workforce Development to update the training plan for an                                                                   
     LNG export project including main operations;                                                                              
     d. Advertise for available positions locally and use, as far as                                                            
     practicable, Alaska job service organizations to notify the                                                                
     Alaska public; and                                                                                                         
     e. Work with the State Department of Labor and Workforce                                                                   
     Development and other organizations to provide training.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     11.2 Prior to construction, the Alaska LNG Parties commit to                                                               
     negotiate in good faith project labor agreements for the                                                                   
     Alaska LNG Project.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Kelly, Meyer, Cochairs; Senators Dunleavy,                                                            
Fairclough, Bishop, Hoffman. Signing amend: Senator Olson.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Natural Resources                                                                         
           Fiscal Note No. 6, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
           Fiscal Note No. 7, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
           Fiscal Note No. 8, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 9, Department of Revenue                                                                                   

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Revenue.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 140                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered SENATE BILL                                                                         
NO. 140 "An Act creating the Arctic infrastructure development                                                                  
program and fund in the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                
Authority" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 140(L&C) "An Act                                                                               
          creating the Arctic infrastructure development                                                                        
          program and fund in the Alaska Industrial                                                                             
          Development and Export Authority; and relating to                                                                     
          dividends from the Alaska Industrial Development                                                                      
          and Export Authority."                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Dunleavy, Chair; Senators Stedman,                                                                     
Micciche, Olson. Signing no recommendation: Senator Ellis.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
           Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 166                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered SENATE BILL                                                                         
NO. 166 "An Act relating to nursing and to the Board of Nursing" and                                                            
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 166(L&C)                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Dunleavy, Chair; Senator Micciche. Signing                                                             
no recommendation: Senators Ellis, Stedman, Olson.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, indeterminate, Department of Labor and                                                                  
      Workforce Development                                                                                                     
          Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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President Huggins added a Finance Committee referral to the bill.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 167                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered SENATE BILL                                                                         
NO. 167 "An Act relating to the maximum amount of uninsured and                                                                 
underinsured coverage payable under multiple motor vehicle insurance                                                            
policies issued by the same insurer in the same household." Signing do                                                          
pass: Senator Dunleavy, Chair; Senators Stedman, Micciche. Signing                                                              
no recommendation: Senators Ellis, Olson.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
          Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 173                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 173 "An                                                                      
Act relating to a prohibition on the offer, display, marketing,                                                                 
advertising for sale, or sale of illicit synthetic drugs" and                                                                   
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 173(JUD) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to a prohibition on the possession, offer,                                                                   
          display, marketing, advertising for sale, or sale of                                                                  
          illicit synthetic drugs."                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Coghill, Chair; Senators McGuire, Dyson.                                                               
Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson. Signing amend: Senator                                                                
Wielechowski.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Public Safety                                                                       
        Fiscal Note No. 2, indeterminate, Department of Administration                                                         
        Fiscal Note No. 3, indeterminate, Department of Administration                                                         
     Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Health and Social Services                                                          
                                                                                                                                
President Huggins added a Finance Committee referral to the bill.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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SB 186                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 186 "An                                                                      
Act relating to the Controlled Substances Advisory Committee and                                                                
providing for mandatory meetings of the committee at least twice a                                                              
year." Signing do pass: Senator Coghill, Chair; Senators                                                                        
Wielechowski, McGuire, Dyson. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                                
Olson.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Law                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 200                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 200 "An                                                                      
Act establishing a right of action for the death of an unborn child in                                                          
certain circumstances." Signing do pass: Senator Coghill, Chair;                                                                
Senators McGuire, Olson, Dyson. Signing amend: Senator                                                                          
Wielechowski.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Law                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SJR 26                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE JOINT                                                                             
RESOLUTION NO. 26 Recognizing June 14, 2014, as the 60th                                                                        
anniversary of the first recital of the United States Pledge of                                                                 
Allegiance with the words "under God." Signing do pass: Senator                                                                 
Dyson, Chair; Senators Coghill, Giessel.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Senate State Affairs Committee                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                        Introduction and Reference of                                                                        
                              Senate Resolutions                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 20                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 20 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
              Proclaiming April 2014 as Sexual Assault Awareness                                                               
          Month                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 64                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 64 "An Act establishing the Alaska Sentencing                                                                   
Commission; relating to jail-time credit for offenders in court-ordered                                                         
treatment programs; allowing a reduction of penalties for offenders                                                             
successfully completing court-ordered treatment programs for persons                                                            
convicted of driving while under the influence or refusing to submit to                                                         
a chemical test; relating to court termination of a revocation of a                                                             
person's driver's license; relating to limitation of drivers' licenses;                                                         
relating to conditions of probation and parole; and providing for an                                                            
effective date" was read the second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page 1957.                                                              
Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(FIN) "An Act                                                                       
relating to theft and property offenses; relating to the definition of                                                          
'prior convictions' for certain theft offenses; establishing the Alaska                                                         
Criminal Justice Commission and providing an expiration date;                                                                   
relating to the crime of custodial interference; relating to the duties of                                                      
the Alaska Judicial Council; relating to jail-time credit for offenders in                                                      
court-ordered treatment programs; relating to conditions of release,                                                            
probation, and parole; relating to duties of the commissioner of                                                                
corrections and board of parole; establishing a fund for reducing                                                               
recidivism in the Department of Health and Social Services; requiring                                                           
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for persons on conditions of release or probation that require testing                                                          
for controlled substances and alcoholic beverages; requiring the board                                                          
of parole to establish programs for persons on parole that require                                                              
testing for controlled substances and alcoholic beverages; relating to                                                          
the duties of the Department of Health and Social Services; and                                                                 
providing for an effective date" was adopted.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act relating to theft and property offenses; relating to the definition of                                                      
'prior convictions' for certain theft offenses; establishing the Alaska                                                         
Criminal Justice Commission and providing an expiration date;                                                                   
relating to the crime of custodial interference; relating to the duties of                                                      
the Alaska Judicial Council; relating to jail-time credit for offenders in                                                      
court-ordered treatment programs; relating to conditions of release,                                                            
probation, and parole; relating to duties of the commissioner of                                                                
corrections and board of parole; establishing a fund for reducing                                                               
recidivism in the Department of Health and Social Services; requiring                                                           
the commissioner of health and social services to establish programs                                                            
for persons on conditions of release or probation that require testing                                                          
for controlled substances and alcoholic beverages; requiring the board                                                          
of parole to establish programs for persons on parole that require                                                              
testing for controlled substances and alcoholic beverages; relating to                                                          
the duties of the Department of Health and Social Services; and                                                                 
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 64(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 129                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 129 "An Act extending the termination date of                                                                   
the Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers; and providing for an                                                             
effective date" was read the second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Fairclough, Vice Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent                                                               
for the adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page                                                            
1886. Without objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 129(FIN) "An                                                                    
Act extending the termination date of the Board of Certified Real                                                               
Estate Appraisers; relating to real estate appraisers; and providing for                                                        
an effective date" was adopted.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 129(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 129(FIN)                                                                      
"An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Certified Real                                                           
Estate Appraisers; relating to real estate appraisers; and providing for                                                        
an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 129(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 129(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                          
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that SENATE                                                                   
BILL NO. 138 "An Act relating to the purposes of the Alaska Gasline                                                             
Development Corporation to advance to develop a large-diameter                                                                  
natural gas pipeline project, including treatment and liquefaction                                                              
facilities; establishing the large-diameter natural gas pipeline project                                                        
fund; creating a subsidiary related to a large-diameter natural gas                                                             
pipeline project, including treatment and liquefaction facilities;                                                              
relating to the authority of the commissioner of natural resources to                                                           
negotiate contracts related to North Slope natural gas projects, to enter                                                       
into confidentiality agreements in support of contract negotiations and                                                         
implementation, and to take custody of gas delivered to the state under                                                         
an election to pay the oil and gas production tax in kind; relating to the                                                      
sale, exchange, or disposal of gas delivered to the state under an                                                              
election to pay the oil and gas production tax in kind; relating to the                                                         
duties of the commissioner of revenue to direct the disposition of                                                              
revenues received from gas delivered to the state in kind and to consult                                                        
with the commissioner of natural resources on the custody and                                                                   
disposition of gas delivered to the state in kind; relating to the                                                              
authority of the commissioner of natural resources to propose                                                                   
modifications to existing state oil and gas leases; making certain                                                              
information provided to the Department of Natural Resources and the                                                             
Department of Revenue exempt from inspection as a public record;                                                                
making certain tax information related to an election to pay the oil and                                                        
gas production tax in kind exempt from tax confidentiality provisions;                                                          
relating to establishing under the oil and gas production tax a gross tax                                                       
rate for gas after 2021; making the alternate minimum tax on oil and                                                            
gas produced north of 68 degrees North latitude after 2021 apply only                                                           
to oil; relating to apportionment factors of the Alaska Net Income Tax                                                          
Act; authorizing a producer's election to pay the oil and gas production                                                        
tax in kind for certain gas and relating to the authorization; relating to                                                      
monthly installment payments of the oil and gas production tax;                                                                 
relating to interest payments on monthly installment payments of the                                                            
oil and gas production tax; relating to settlements between producers                                                           
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statements by producers and explorers; relating to annual production                                                            
tax values; relating to lease expenditures; amending the definition of                                                          
gross value at the 'point of production' for gas for purposes of the oil                                                        
and gas production tax; adding definitions related to natural gas terms;                                                        
clarifying that credit may not be taken against the in-kind levy of the                                                         
oil and gas production tax for gas for purposes of the exploration                                                              
incentive credit, the oil or gas producer education credit, and the film                                                        
production tax credit; making conforming amendments; and providing                                                              
for an effective date"  be moved to the bottom of the calendar. Without                                                         
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 200                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 200 "An Act establishing a right of action for the                                                              
death of an unborn child in certain circumstances" was read the second                                                          
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 2, following "circumstances":                                                                                    
     Insert "; and relating to noneconomic damages in wrongful                                                              
death actions"                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 6:                                                                                                       
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
          "(c)  Damages to be awarded under this section may include                                                            
     pecuniary loss, noneconomic damages, and punitive damages                                                                  
     under AS 09.17.020."                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Reletter the following subsection accordingly.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 9:                                                                                                       
     Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 3. AS 09.17.010(a) is amended to read:                                                                                
          (a)  In an action to recover damages for personal injury [OR                                                          
     WRONGFUL DEATH], all damage claims for noneconomic                                                                         
     losses shall be limited to compensation for pain, suffering,                                                               
     inconvenience, physical impairment, disfigurement, loss of                                                                 
     enjoyment of life, loss of consortium, and other nonpecuniary                                                              
     damage.                                                                                                                    
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          (b)  Except as provided under (c) of this section, the damages                                                        
     awarded by a court or a jury under (a) of this section for all                                                             
     claims, including a loss of consortium claim, arising out of a                                                             
     single injury [OR DEATH] may not exceed $400,000 or the                                                                    
     injured person's life expectancy in years multiplied by $8,000,                                                            
     whichever is greater.                                                                                                      
   * Sec. 5. AS 09.17.010 is amended by adding a new subsection to                                                            
read:                                                                                                                           
(e)  This section does not apply to wrongful death actions brought                                                              
under AS 09.15.010, 09.15.018, or AS 09.55.580."                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                 
Senator McGuire objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 200                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Egan, Hoffman                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 200 was read the third time.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 200 "An Act                                                                          
establishing a right of action for the death of an unborn child in certain                                                      
circumstances" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                    
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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SB 200                                                                                                                          
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, SENATE BILL NO. 200 passed the Senate and was referred to                                                               
the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Third Reading of Senate Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 127                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 127 "An Act authorizing the commissioner of                                                                     
administration to enter into agreements with agents to perform for                                                              
compensation certain transactions related to vehicles; relating to the                                                          
duties of those agents; and providing for an effective date" was read                                                           
the third time.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 1, following "Act":                                                                                              
     Insert "reducing the amount of certain fees charged by the                                                               
state that are related to identification cards, drivers' licenses, and                                                        
motor vehicles;"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, following line 4:                                                                                                       
     Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                          
   "* Section 1. AS 18.65.310(a) is amended to read:                                                                          
          (a)  Upon payment of a $12.75 [$15] fee, the department shall                                                     
     issue a card identical to the motor vehicle operator's license                                                             
     provided for in AS 28.15.111, except that the card shall be of a                                                           
     different color and shall state in bold type letters across the face of                                                    
     it that it is for identification purposes only.                                                                            

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   * Sec. 2. AS 18.65.310(j) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (j)  The department shall charge a fee of $42.50 [$50] for                                                        
     issuance of a marked identification card under (i) of this section.                                                       
   * Sec. 3. AS 18.65.310(l) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (l)  At the request of the person, the department shall provide                                                       
     a veteran designation and United States flag replica on an                                                                 
     identification card identifying the person as a retired veteran or a                                                       
     veteran of the armed forces of the United States discharged under                                                          
     honorable conditions. The department may not charge a fee solely                                                           
     for the designation. To receive a veteran designation, the person                                                          
     shall provide proof of veteran status that shows the person is                                                             
     retired or discharged under honorable conditions. With the                                                                 
     approval of the person, the department shall make available to the                                                         
     Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs the name and                                                                  
     address of a person receiving a veteran designation under this                                                             
     subsection. Notwithstanding (a) of this section, the department                                                            
     may charge a fee of $4.25 [$5] for replacement of a valid                                                              
     identification card with a new identification card with a veteran                                                          
     designation."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 5:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "Section 1"                                                                                                       
     Insert "Sec. 4"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, lines 13 - 14:                                                                                                          
     Delete "retain up to 15 percent of the proceeds, excluding any                                                             
taxes or fees imposed by a municipality"                                                                                        
     Insert "charge a fee to a person using the service as compensation                                                         
under the agreement, but may not allow the agent to retain the                                                                  
proceeds"                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 1:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "as compensation under the agreement"                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, lines 7 - 8:                                                                                                            
     Delete ", except the amount the agent is authorized to retain under                                                        
(a) of this section"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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Page 2, following line 11:                                                                                                      
     Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                          
   * Sec. 5. AS 28.10.152(d) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (d)  The fee for a certificate of temporary registration under                                                        
     this section is                                                                                                            
              (1)  for a truck or a truck tractor, $297.50 [$350];                                                          
              (2)  for a commercial bus, $297.50 [$350];                                                                    
              (3)  for all other commercial vehicles, including a trailer                                                       
     or a semi-trailer, $8.50 [$10].                                                                                        
   * Sec. 6. AS 28.10.201(b) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (b)  The owner of a vehicle described in AS 28.10.011 as                                                              
     being exempt from registration and the owner of a snowmobile or                                                            
     off-highway vehicle may not apply for, nor may the department                                                              
     issue, a certificate of title for the vehicle. However, the department                                                     
              (1)  may issue a certificate of title to the owner of a                                                           
     vehicle exempt from registration under AS 28.10.011(3), (6), (7),                                                          
     or (10) only upon application by that owner; and                                                                           
              (2)  except as provided in (e) of this section, shall issue a                                                     
     certificate of title to the owner of a manufactured home upon                                                              
     application, display of evidence of ownership satisfactory to the                                                          
     department, and payment of a fee of $85 [$100] by the owner; a                                                         
     certificate of title issued under this paragraph must comply with                                                          
     AS 28.10.231.                                                                                                              
   * Sec. 7. AS 28.10.421(a) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (a)  Unless otherwise provided by law,                                                                                
              (1)  the fees prescribed in this section shall be paid to the                                                     
     department at the times provided under AS 28.10.108 and                                                                    
     28.10.111; and                                                                                                             
              (2)  an additional fee of $8.50 [$10] shall be added to the                                                   
     registration fee set out in this section for registration not                                                              
     conducted by mail or not conducted at an emissions inspection                                                              
     station or contract office offering vehicle registration services; the                                                     
     department may waive this additional fee for a good cause based                                                            
      on criteria established in regulations adopted by the department.                                                        
   * Sec. 8. AS 28.10.421(b) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (b)  The biennial registration fees under this subsection are                                                         
     imposed within the following classifications for:                                                                          
              (1)  a passenger vehicle, low-speed vehicle, or motor                                                             
     home not used or maintained for the transportation of persons or                                                           
     property for hire or for other commercial use……….........$85 [$100];                                                   

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              (2)  a pick-up truck or a van not exceeding 10,000 pounds                                                         
     unladen weight and not registered in the name of a company or                                                              
     business…………………………………..……….…..$85 [$100];                                                                              
              (3) a taxicab………………………….….…..$136 [$160];                                                                     
              (4)  a motor bus with a seating capacity for 20 or more                                                           
     persons and used exclusively for commercial purposes in the                                                                
     transporting of visitors or tourists………………...…$255 [$300];                                                             
              (5)  a motorcycle or a motor-driven cycle…...$51 [$60];                                                       
              (6)  a trailer not used or maintained for the transportation                                                      
     of persons or property for hire or for other commercial use,                                                               
     including, but not limited to, a boat trailer, baggage trailer, box                                                        
     trailer, utility trailer, house trailer, travel trailer, or a trailer rented                                               
                or offered for rent………………………………….$25.50 [$30].                                                             
   * Sec. 9. AS 28.10.421(c) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (c)  The biennial registration fees under this subsection are                                                         
     imposed and are based upon the actual unladen weight as                                                                    
     established by the manufacturer's advertised weight or upon the                                                            
     actual weight, which the owner shall furnish, subject to the                                                               
     approval of the commissioner or the commissioner's                                                                         
     representative, for a vehicle, including a low-speed vehicle and a                                                         
     motor vehicle pulling a trailer or semi-trailer, that is registered in                                                     
     the name of a company or business, or is used or maintained for                                                            
     the transportation of passengers for hire, excepting taxicabs and                                                          
     buses under (b) of this section, or for the transportation of                                                              
     property for hire or for other commercial purposes, including a                                                            
     low-speed vehicle, truck, wrecker, tow car, hearse, ambulance,                                                             
     and tractor, as follows:                                                                                                   
              (1)  up to and including 5,000 pounds…….$153 [$180];                                                          
              (2)  more than 5,000 pounds to and including 12,000                                                               
                   pounds…………………………………………..$227.80 [$268];                                                                 
              (3)  more than 12,000 pounds to and including 18,000                                                              
    pounds…………………………..……………................................$438.60 [$516];                                                 
              (4)  more than 18,000 pounds…..…...…$562.70 [$662].                                                           
   * Sec. 10. AS 28.10.421(d) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (d)  The special registration fees under this subsection are                                                          
     imposed biennially, unless otherwise specified, for                                                                        
              (1)  a historic vehicle registered under                                                                          
                   (A)  AS 28.10.181(b)(1) and that is driven or moved                                                          
          on a highway for the primary purpose of historical exhibition                                                         
          or similar activity, one time only upon initial registration                                                          

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          under AS 28.10.181(b) …………………..…..….$8.50 [$10];                                                                  
                   (B)  AS 28.10.181(b)(2) ……….…..…$25.50 [$30]                                                             
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b) of this section,                                                     
     unless the historic vehicle is eligible for the fee described under                                                        
     (C) of this paragraph; the fee required by this subparagraph shall                                                         
     be collected only on the first issuance and on the replacement of                                                          
     the historic plates;                                                                                                       
                   (C)  AS 28.10.181(b)(2) and that is driven or moved                                                          
          on a highway for the primary purpose of historical exhibition                                                         
          or similar activity, one time only upon initial registration                                                          
          under AS 28.10.181(b) …………………………$8.50 [$10];                                                                      
              (2)  special request plates for                                                                                   
                   (A)  Alaska National Guard personnel...$25.50 [$30];                                                     
                   (B)  veterans, retired veterans, or Lao veterans                                                             
                   …………………………………….….$25.50 [$30];                                                                           
                   (C)  recipients of the Purple Heart……………..none;                                                              
                   (D)  owners of custom collector vehicles                                                                     
                   …………………………………………$42.50 [$50];                                                                            
                   (E)  Iditarod race finishers……….……$42.50 [$50];                                                          
                   (F)  other special request plates……….$25.50 [$30];                                                       
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b) of this section;                                                     
     the fee required by this paragraph shall be collected only on the                                                          
       first issuance and on the replacement of special request plates;                                                        
              (3)  a vehicle owned by a person with a disability and                                                            
     registered under AS 28.10.181(d), or by a resident 65 years of age                                                         
     or older who files a written application for an exemption on a                                                             
     form prescribed by the department ………………………….none;                                                                         
              (4)  a vehicle owned by the state………………............. none;                                                        
              (5)  a vehicle owned by an elected state official...the fee                                                       
    required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i) of this section;                                                     
              (6)  a vehicle owned by a rancher, farmer, or dairyman                                                            
     and registered under AS 28.10.181………………….$57.80 [$68];                                                                 
              (7)  a snowmobile or off-highway vehicle…..$8.50 [$10];                                                       
                (8)  an amateur mobile radio station vehicle,                                                                  
                   (A)  with a transceiver capable of less than 5-band                                                          
          operation………………………………………………..the fee                                                                                  
     required for that vehicle under (b) or (c) of this section;                                                                
                   (B)  in recognition of service to the public a mobile                                                        
          amateur radio station owned by an amateur with general class                                                          
          or higher license, provided the station must be satisfactorily                                                        

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          proved capable of operating on at least five bands from 160                                                           
          through 10 meters, must have an antenna, and must have a                                                              
          power supply and wiring as a permanent part of the vehicle;                                                           
          the transmitting unit may be removed from the car for service                                                         
          or dry storage.............none for a mobile amateur radio station                                                    
          vehicle included in (b)(1) or (2) of this section;                                                                    
              (9)  dealer registration plates                                                                                   
                   (A)  the initial set of plates…………….$74.80 [$88];                                                        
                   (B)  each subsequent set of plates……...$42.50 [$50];                                                     
              (10)  a vehicle owned by a municipality or charitable                                                             
     organization meeting the requirements of AS 28.10.181(e)                                                                   
     ………………………………………………………...$8.50 [$10];                                                                                   
              (11)  a vehicle owned by a Pearl Harbor survivor, a                                                               
     former prisoner of war, a recipient of the Medal of Honor awarded                                                          
     by the President of the United States in the name of the United                                                            
     States Congress, or the spouse, parent, guardian, brother, sister, or                                                      
     dependent of a member of the United States armed forces killed in                                                          
     the line of duty……………………………………………….none;                                                                                   
              (12)  special request university plates………$42.50 [$50]                                                        
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the fee required by this paragraph shall be                                                               
     collected only on the first issuance and on the replacement of                                                             
     special request plates; the commissioner of administration shall                                                           
     separately account by university campus designation for the fees                                                           
     received under this paragraph that the department deposits in the                                                          
     general fund; the annual estimated balance in the accounts that is                                                         
     in excess of the cost of issuing special request university plates                                                         
     may be appropriated by the legislature for the support of programs                                                         
     at each campus;                                                                                                            
              (13)  special request dog mushing plates……$42.50 [$50]                                                        
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the fee required by this paragraph shall be                                                               
     collected only on the first issuance and on the replacement of                                                             
     special request plates; the commissioner of administration shall                                                           
     separately account for the fees received under this paragraph that                                                         
     the department deposits in the general fund; notwithstanding (g)                                                           
     of this section, the annual estimated balance in the account that is                                                       
     in excess of the cost of issuing special request plates may be                                                             
     appropriated by the legislature for the support of programs                                                                
     benefiting dog mushing;                                                                                                    

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              (14)  special request Alaska children's trust plates                                                              
          ……………………………………………………..$85 [$100]                                                                                  
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the fee required by this paragraph shall be                                                               
     collected only on the first issuance and the replacement of special                                                        
     request plates; the commissioner of administration shall separately                                                        
     account for the fees received under this paragraph that the                                                                
     department deposits in the general fund; notwithstanding (g) of                                                            
     this section, the annual estimated balance in the account that is in                                                       
     excess of the cost of issuing special request plates may be                                                                
     appropriated by the legislature into the Alaska children's trust                                                           
     grant account established in AS 37.14.205;                                                                                 
              (15)  special request plates commemorating the arts                                                               
          …………………………………………….…..$127.50 [$150]                                                                               
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the fee required by this paragraph shall be                                                               
     collected biennially in the same manner as the fee required under                                                          
     (b), (c)  (h), or (i) of this section; the commissioner of                                                                 
     administration shall separately account for the fees received under                                                        
     this paragraph that the department deposits in the general fund;                                                           
     notwithstanding (g) of this section, the annual estimated balance                                                          
     in the account that is in excess of the cost of issuing special                                                            
     request plates may be appropriated by the legislature for the                                                              
     support of programs benefiting the arts;                                                                                   
              (16)  special request plates commemorating Alaska                                                                 
          veterans………………………………..………...............................$85 [$100]                                                
          plus a fee of $29.75 [$35] and the fee required for that vehicle                                                  
     under (b)  (c), (h), or (i) of this section; the $85 [$100] fee                                                        
     required by this paragraph shall be collected only on the first                                                            
     issuance of and the replacement of the commemorative veterans'                                                             
     plates; the $29.75 [$35] fee required by this paragraph shall be                                                       
     collected biennially in the same manner as the fee required under                                                          
     (b), (c), (h), or (i) of this section; the commissioner of                                                                 
     administration shall separately account for the fees received under                                                        
     this paragraph that the department deposits in the general fund;                                                           
     notwithstanding (g) of this section, the annual estimated balance                                                          
     in the account that is in excess of the cost of issuing special                                                            
     request plates may be appropriated by the legislature to the Alaska                                                        
     veterans' cemetery fund created under AS 37.05.600 and for the                                                             
     support of programs benefiting Alaska veterans;                                                                            

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                (17)  special request plates commemorating and                                                                 
          supporting troops…………………………………...........................$34 [$40]                                                
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the $34 [$40] fee required by this paragraph shall                                                    
     be collected on issuance and biennial renewal in the same manner                                                           
     as the fee required under (b), (c), (h), or (i) of this section; the                                                       
     commissioner of administration shall separately account for the                                                            
     fees received under this paragraph that the department deposits in                                                         
     the general fund; notwithstanding (g) of this section, the annual                                                          
     estimated balance in the account that is in excess of the cost of                                                          
     issuing special request plates may be appropriated by the                                                                  
     legislature to the organization for which the specialty license plate                                                      
     was purchased for the benefit of Alaska troops and their families;                                                         
              (18)  special request plates                                                                                      
                   (A)  for active firefighter and emergency medical                                                            
          service provider…………………………………$25.50 [$30];                                                                        
                   (B)  for former firefighter and emergency medical                                                            
          service provider………………………………….$42.50 [$50]                                                                        
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the fee required by (A) and (B) of this paragraph                                                         
     shall be collected only on the first issuance of and the replacement                                                       
     of the plates;                                                                                                             
              (19)  special request fraternal organization member plates                                                        
          …………………………………………………..$42.50 [$50]                                                                                 
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the $42.50 [$50] fee required by this paragraph                                                       
     shall be collected only on the first issuance of and the replacement                                                       
     of the plates;                                                                                                             
              (20)  special request United States flag 'In God We Trust'                                                        
     plates ………………………………………………...$25.50 [$30]                                                                               
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the fee required by this paragraph shall be                                                               
     collected biennially in the same manner as the fee required under                                                          
     (b), (c)  (h), or (i) of this section;                                                                                     
              (21)  special request National Rifle Association plates                                                           
          …………………………………………….……$42.50 [$50]                                                                                  
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the $42.50 [$50] fee required by this paragraph                                                       
     shall be collected only on the first issuance and the replacement of                                                       
     the special request plates; a $25.50 [$30] fee shall be collected                                                      

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     biennially thereafter in the same manner as the fee required under                                                         
     (b), (c), (h), or (i) of this section; the commissioner shall                                                              
     separately account for the fees received under this paragraph that                                                         
     the department deposits into the general fund; notwithstanding (g)                                                         
     of this section, the annual estimated balance in the account that is                                                       
     in excess of the cost of issuing special request plates may be                                                             
     appropriated by the legislature to establish and maintain a                                                                
     scholastic clay target program and for other youth shooting                                                                
     programs;                                                                                                                  
              (22)  special request breast cancer awareness plates                                                              
          ……………………………………….…………$42.50 [$50]                                                                                  
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the $42.50 [$50] fee required by this paragraph                                                       
     shall be collected only on the first issuance and the replacement of                                                       
     the special request plates; the commissioner shall separately                                                              
     account for the fees received under this paragraph that the                                                                
     department deposits into the general fund; notwithstanding (g) of                                                          
     this section, the annual estimated balance in the account that is in                                                       
     excess of the cost of issuing special request plates may be                                                                
     appropriated by the legislature to programs that provide screening                                                         
     for breast and cervical cancer;                                                                                            
              (23)  special request 'Choose Life' plates…...$25.50 [$30]                                                    
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the fee required by this paragraph shall be                                                               
     collected biennially in the same manner as the fee required under                                                          
     (b), (c)  (h), or (i) of this section; the commissioner shall                                                              
     separately account for the fees received under this paragraph that                                                         
     the department deposits in the general fund; the annual estimated                                                          
     balance in the account that is in excess of the cost of issuing                                                            
     special request 'Choose Life' plates may be appropriated by the                                                            
     legislature to programs supporting or benefiting adoption;                                                                 
              (24)  special request 'Pro-Family, Pro-Choice' plates                                                             
          ……………………………………………….…$25.50 [$30]                                                                                  
          plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i)                                                    
     of this section; the fee required by this paragraph shall be                                                               
     collected biennially in the same manner as the fee required under                                                          
     (b), (c), (h), or (i) of this section; the commissioner shall                                                              
     separately account for the fees received under this paragraph that                                                         
     the department deposits in the general fund; the annual estimated                                                          
     balance in the account that is in excess of the cost of issuing                                                            

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     special request "Pro-Family, Pro-Choice" plates may be                                                                     
     appropriated to the Alaska Children's Trust (AS 37.14.200).                                                                
   * Sec. 11. AS 28.10.421(f) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (f)  In addition to the fees imposed under (b) and (d) of this                                                        
     section, the following special biennial registration fee is imposed                                                        
     upon renewal of registration for a passenger vehicle, motor home,                                                          
     pick-up truck, or a van with special request Winter Olympics                                                               
                 commemorative plates…………………………….….$51 [$60].                                                              
   * Sec. 12. AS 28.10.421(h) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (h)  The annual registration fees under this subsection for                                                           
     vehicles, including low-speed vehicles, used for commercial                                                                
     purposes are imposed and are based upon the actual unladen                                                                 
     weight as established by the manufacturer's advertised weight or                                                           
     upon the actual weight, which the owner shall furnish, subject to                                                          
     the approval of the commissioner or the commissioner's                                                                     
     representative, as follows:                                                                                                
              (1)  up to and including 5,000 pounds……...$76.50 [$90];                                                       
              (2)  more than 5,000 pounds to and including 12,000                                                               
     pounds…………………………………………….$113.90 [$134];                                                                                
              (3)  more than 12,000 pounds to and including 18,000                                                              
     pounds…………………………………………….$219.30 [$258];                                                                                
              (4)  more than 18,000 pounds……………$281.35 [$331].                                                              
   * Sec. 13. AS 28.10.441 is amended to read:                                                                                
          Sec. 28.10.441. Schedule of other fees and charges. The                                                             
     following fees and charges are imposed by the department for the                                                           
     stated services that it provides:                                                                                          
              (1) title fee, including transfer of title……...$12.75 [$15];                                                  
              (2)  lien filing fee…………………………...$12.75 [$15];                                                                
              (3)  replacement of any registration plate set, including                                                         
     special request plates…………………………………...$4.25 [$5];                                                                      
              (4)  duplicate of original certificate of title...$12.75 [$15];                                               
              (5)  duplicate of certificate of registration…….$1.70 [$2];                                                   
              (6)  temporary     preregistration    permit    issued    under                                                   
              AS 28.10.031………………..……………………...none;                                                                              
              (7)  special      transport          permit        issued       under                                             
              AS 28.10.151………..………………………...$4.25 [$5];                                                                      
              (8)  special permit for vehicle used for transport of a                                                           
     person with a disability issued under AS 28.10.495………... none.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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   * Sec. 14. AS 28.15.111(c) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (c)  At the request of an applicant, the department shall                                                             
     provide a veteran designation and United States flag replica on a                                                          
     license identifying the driver as a retired veteran or a veteran of                                                        
     the armed forces of the United States discharged under honorable                                                           
     conditions. The department may not charge a fee solely for the                                                             
     designation. To receive a veteran designation, the driver shall                                                            
     make available proof of veteran status that shows that the person                                                          
     is retired or discharged under honorable conditions. With the                                                              
     approval of the applicant, the department shall make available to                                                          
     the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs the name and                                                              
     address of a driver receiving a veteran designation under this                                                             
     subsection. The department may charge a fee of $4.25 [$5] for                                                          
     replacement of a valid driver's license with a new license with a                                                          
     veteran designation. A replacement license with a veteran                                                                  
     designation issued for $4.25 [$5] under this subsection shall retain                                                   
     the expiration date of the license it replaces.                                                                            
   * Sec. 15. AS 28.15.271(a) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (a)  The fees for drivers' licenses and permits, including but                                                        
     not limited to renewals, and all related driver skills tests are as                                                        
     follows:                                                                                                                   
              (1)  all noncommercial vehicles and motor-driven cycles                                                           
                   (A)  each license fee………………………$17 [$20];                                                                 
                   (B)  each driver skills test……………...$12.75 [$15];                                                        
              (2)  all commercial motor vehicles                                                                                
                   (A)  each license fee……………………..$85 [$100];                                                               
                   (B)  each driver skills test……………...$21.25 [$25];                                                        
              (3)  instruction permit………………………$12.75 [$15];                                                                 
              (4)  duplicate of driver's license or instruction permit                                                          
              ……………………..………………..……..$12.75 [$15];                                                                           
              (5)  temporary license and renewal of permit…$4.25 [$5];                                                      
              (6)  school bus driver's endorsement renewal…$4.25 [$5].                                                      
   * Sec. 16. AS 28.15.271(b) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (b)  In addition to the fees under (a) of this section,                                                               
              (1)  a person who renews a driver's license by mail shall                                                         
     pay a fee of .85 [$1];                                                                                                 
              (2)  a person who applies for a limited driver's license                                                          
     under AS 28.15.201 shall pay a fee of $85 [$100]; and                                                                  
              (3)  a person who applies for reinstatement of a driver's                                                         
     license under AS 28.15.211 shall pay a fee of                                                                              

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                   (A)  $85 [$100] if the person's driver's license has,                                                    
          within the 10 years preceding the application, been                                                                   
          suspended, revoked, or limited under the provisions of this                                                           
          chapter, except as provided by (C) of this paragraph, only                                                            
          once;                                                                                                                 
                   (B)  $212.50 [$250] if the person's driver's license                                                     
          has, within the 10 years preceding the application, been                                                              
          suspended, revoked, or limited under the provisions of this                                                           
          chapter, except as provided by (D) of this paragraph, two or                                                          
          more times;                                                                                                           
                   (C)  $170 [$200] if the person's driver's license has,                                                   
          within the 10 years preceding the application, been revoked                                                           
          under AS 28.35.030 or 28.35.032 only once; or                                                                         
                   (D)  $425 [$500] if the person's driver's license has,                                                   
          within the 10 years preceding the application, been revoked                                                           
              under AS 28.35.030 or 28.35.032 two or more times.                                                               
   * Sec. 17. AS 28.15.271(e) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (e)  The department shall charge $42.50 [$50] for issuance of                                                     
     a new license to replace a license cancelled under                                                                         
     AS 28.15.161(a)(5) because the person is restricted from                                                                   
     purchasing alcoholic beverages under AS 04.16.160."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                 
Senator Giessel objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 127                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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SENATE BILL NO. 127 was automatically in third reading.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senators McGuire, Huggins moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                  
be shown as cosponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                                                
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 127 "An Act                                                                          
authorizing the commissioner of administration to enter into                                                                    
agreements with agents to perform for compensation certain                                                                      
transactions related to vehicles; relating to the duties of those agents;                                                       
and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 127                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 127 passed the Senate.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                          
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  Second Reading of Senate Bills (continued)                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 138 "An Act relating to the purposes of the                                                                     
Alaska Gasline Development Corporation to advance to develop a                                                                  
large-diameter natural gas pipeline project, including treatment and                                                            
liquefaction facilities; establishing the large-diameter natural gas                                                            
pipeline project fund; creating a subsidiary related to a large-diameter                                                        
natural gas pipeline project, including treatment and liquefaction                                                              
facilities; relating to the authority of the commissioner of natural                                                            

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resources to negotiate contracts related to North Slope natural gas                                                             
projects, to enter into confidentiality agreements in support of contract                                                       
negotiations and implementation, and to take custody of gas delivered                                                           
to the state under an election to pay the oil and gas production tax in                                                         
kind; relating to the sale, exchange, or disposal of gas delivered to the                                                       
state under an election to pay the oil and gas production tax in kind;                                                          
relating to the duties of the commissioner of revenue to direct the                                                             
disposition of revenues received from gas delivered to the state in kind                                                        
and to consult with the commissioner of natural resources on the                                                                
custody and disposition of gas delivered to the state in kind; relating to                                                      
the authority of the commissioner of natural resources to propose                                                               
modifications to existing state oil and gas leases; making certain                                                              
information provided to the Department of Natural Resources and the                                                             
Department of Revenue exempt from inspection as a public record;                                                                
making certain tax information related to an election to pay the oil and                                                        
gas production tax in kind exempt from tax confidentiality provisions;                                                          
relating to establishing under the oil and gas production tax a gross tax                                                       
rate for gas after 2021; making the alternate minimum tax on oil and                                                            
gas produced north of 68 degrees North latitude after 2021 apply only                                                           
to oil; relating to apportionment factors of the Alaska Net Income Tax                                                          
Act; authorizing a producer's election to pay the oil and gas production                                                        
tax in kind for certain gas and relating to the authorization; relating to                                                      
monthly installment payments of the oil and gas production tax;                                                                 
relating to interest payments on monthly installment payments of the                                                            
oil and gas production tax; relating to settlements between producers                                                           
and royalty owners for oil and gas production tax; relating to annual                                                           
statements by producers and explorers; relating to annual production                                                            
tax values; relating to lease expenditures; amending the definition of                                                          
gross value at the 'point of production' for gas for purposes of the oil                                                        
and gas production tax; adding definitions related to natural gas terms;                                                        
clarifying that credit may not be taken against the in-kind levy of the                                                         
oil and gas production tax for gas for purposes of the exploration                                                              
incentive credit, the oil or gas producer education credit, and the film                                                        
production tax credit; making conforming amendments; and providing                                                              
for an effective date" which had been moved to the bottom of the                                                                
calendar (page 1966), was before the Senate.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that SENATE                                                                   
BILL NO. 138 be held to the March 17 calendar. Without objection, it                                                            
was so ordered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Barbara Shew                                                                                                         
Representative(s) Gattis, Keller, Neuman, Hughes, Stoltze                                                                       
Senator(s) Huggins, Dunleavy, Dyson, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - 2014 Iron Dog Champions Todd Minnick & Nick Olstad                                                                   
Representative(s) Gattis, Keller, Neuman, Hughes, Stoltze                                                                       
Senator(s) Huggins, Dunleavy, Dyson, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The Wasilla High School Wrestling Team 2013-14 Class                                                                 
4A State Champions                                                                                                              
Representative(s) Stoltze, Gattis, Keller, Hughes, Neuman                                                                       
Senator(s) Huggins, Dunleavy, Bishop, Dyson, Coghill, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Nikiski High School Football Team 2013 Small Schools                                                                 
State Champions                                                                                                                 
Representative(s) Chenault                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Giessel, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan,                                                            
Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                     
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Mary Fairbanks 2014 Alaska Mother of the Year                                                                        
Representative(s) Costello                                                                                                      
Senator(s) French, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan,                                                             
Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                            
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Norm Rousey Sr.                                                                                                   
Representative(s) Stoltze, Keller, Hughes, Neuman, Gattis                                                                       
Senator(s) Huggins, Dunleavy, Bishop, Dyson, Coghill, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Nellie Ann Zaborac                                                                                                
Representative(s) Stoltze, Keller, Hughes, Neuman, Gattis                                                                       
Senator(s) Huggins, Dunleavy, Bishop, Dyson, Coghill, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Steve Lovell                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Gattis, Keller, Hughes, Stoltze, Neuman, Feige                                                                
Senator(s) Huggins, Dunleavy, Dyson, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Daniel Herbert Peger                                                                                              
Representative(s) Higgins                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Bishop, Huggins, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the citations                                                            
be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred                                                          
to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stedman moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                 
from a call of the Senate from plane time, April 11 through plane time,                                                         
April 13. Without objection, Senator Stedman was excused.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HJR 25                                                                                                                        
Senators Fairclough, Gardner, Bishop, McGuire, Coghill, Giessel,                                                                
Stedman, Egan, French, Stevens, Dunleavy, Micciche, Ellis,                                                                      
Wielechowski, Dyson moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                                                     
shown as cross sponsors on CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                        
NO. 25(MLV) Urging the United States Congress to restore the                                                                    
presumption of a service connection for Agent Orange exposure to                                                                
United States Veterans who served in the waters defined by and in the                                                           
airspace over the combat zone in Vietnam. Without objection, it was                                                             
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1985
SB 200                                                                                                                        
Senators Coghill, Bishop, Giessel, Meyer, Stedman, Dyson, Kelly,                                                                
Micciche, Dunleavy moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown                                                                
as cosponsors on SENATE BILL NO. 200 "An Act establishing a                                                                     
right of action for the death of an unborn child in certain                                                                     
circumstances." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 199                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                                
cross sponsor on HOUSE BILL NO. 199 "An Act relating to                                                                         
Department of Public Safety regulations allowing village public safety                                                          
officers to carry firearms." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 32                                                                                                                         
Senator McGuire moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                                                   
SENATE BILL NO. 32 "An Act stating that the development and                                                                     
operation of a hydroelectric site at Chikuminuk Lake is not an                                                                  
incompatible use in the Wood-Tikchik State Park." Senator Coghill                                                               
objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no further                                                                   
objection, the bill was withdrawn.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HJR 22                                                                                                                        
President Huggins added a Judiciary Committee referral to HOUSE                                                                 
JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 22 am Requesting the United States                                                                         
Congress to call a convention of the states to propose amendments to                                                            
the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restraints on                                                          
the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal                                                         
government, and limit the terms of office of federal government                                                                 
officials; and urging the legislatures of the other 49 states to request                                                        
the United States Congress to call a convention of the states.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Judiciary, then Finance Committees.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1986
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 64                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(FIN) "An Act relating to theft and                                                                    
property offenses; relating to the definition of 'prior convictions' for                                                        
certain theft offenses; establishing the Alaska Criminal Justice                                                                
Commission and providing an expiration date; relating to the crime of                                                           
custodial interference; relating to the duties of the Alaska Judicial                                                           
Council; relating to jail-time credit for offenders in court-ordered                                                            
treatment programs; relating to conditions of release, probation, and                                                           
parole; relating to duties of the commissioner of corrections and board                                                         
of parole; establishing a fund for reducing recidivism in the                                                                   
Department of Health and Social Services; requiring the commissioner                                                            
of health and social services to establish programs for persons on                                                              
conditions of release or probation that require testing for controlled                                                          
substances and alcoholic beverages; requiring the board of parole to                                                            
establish programs for persons on parole that require testing for                                                               
controlled substances and alcoholic beverages; relating to the duties of                                                        
the Department of Health and Social Services; and providing for an                                                              
effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary                                                            
and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 127                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 127 "An Act authorizing the commissioner of                                                                     
administration to enter into agreements with agents to perform for                                                              
compensation certain transactions related to vehicles; relating to the                                                          
duties of those agents; and providing for an effective date" was                                                                
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                                             
the House for consideration.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 129                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 129(FIN) "An Act extending the                                                                           
termination date of the Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers;                                                              
relating to real estate appraisers; and providing for an effective date"                                                        
was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted                                                            
to the House for consideration.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1987
SB 200                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 200 "An Act establishing a right of action for the                                                              
death of an unborn child in certain circumstances" was engrossed,                                                               
signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                          
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., March 17, 2014. Without                                                                  
objection, the Senate adjourned at 3:32 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1988
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Americans with Disabilities Act Notice - Persons with disabilities who require                                                  
special accommodation or alternative communication formats to access                                                            
committee meetings may contact the appropriate committee office or the                                                          
Legislative Information Office in their community. Reasonable advance                                                           
notice is needed to accommodate the request. For further information, call the                                                  
ADA Coordinator at 465-3854 Voice/465-4980 TDD.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 18        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+             Senate Bill:                                                                                                      
              An Act Relating to the appointment of Municipal                                                                   
              Election Boards                                                                                                   
              <Pending Introduction & Referral>                                                                                 
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
+= SB 139 EDUCATION: FUNDING/TAX CREDITS/PROGRAMS                                                                               
+= SB 113 STIPEND FOR BOARDING SCHOOLS                                                                                          
+= SB 100 EDUCATION GRANTS; CORRS STUDY; ALLOTMENTS                                                                             
              <Bill Hearing Postponed to 3:00 pm>                                                                               
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
= SB 147 BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION                                                                                                
= SB 208 SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION BOND DEBT                                                                                          
              --Streamed live on AKL.tv--                                                                                       
              Meeting will Recess to 3:00 pm                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1989
                            EDUCATION (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:00 PM                                                 
              -- Immediately Following Session --                                                                               
+= SB 100 EDUCATION GRANTS; CORRS STUDY; ALLOTMENTS                                                                             
              -- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --                                                                    
              <Bill Hearing Postponed from 8:00 am>                                                                             
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              **Streamed live on AKL.TV**                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
+= SB 195 POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION LOANS/GRANTS                                                                                  
+= SJR 23 CONST. AM: STUDENT LOAN DEBT                                                                                          
+= SB 100 EDUCATION GRANTS; CORRS STUDY; ALLOTMENTS                                                                             
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              **Streamed live on AKL.TV**                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 21        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= SB 138 GAS PIPELINE; AGDC; OIL & GAS PROD. TAX                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Confirmation Hearing                                                                                              
              Department of Revenue: Commissioner Angela Rodell                                                                 
+ SB  80 OUT-OF-STATE PHYSICIAN LICENSE                                                                                         
+ SB 108 LIMIT PUBLIC ACCESS TO CRIMINAL RECORDS                                                                                
+= SB 161 AUTOPSIES AND DEATH CERTIFICATES                                                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 18        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ SCR 16 REQ GOV TO INVESTIGATE COAL RESOURCES                                                                                  
+= HB  23 KNIK ARM CROSSING; AHFC                                                                                               
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1990
                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 266 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                   
+ HB 267 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                           
+             Subcommittee Reports to Full Committee                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+= HB 266 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
+= HB 267 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
              Statewide Public Testimony                                                                                        
              <Public Testimony may be limited to no more than                                                                  
              3 minutes>                                                                                                        
              9:00 am Bethel, Nome, Kotzebue                                                                                    
              9:30 am Barrow, Tok, Delta Junction                                                                               
              10:00 am Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg                                                                          
              10:30 - 11:00 am Sitka, Cordova, Valdez                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+= HB 266 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
+= HB 267 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
+             Continuation of Statewide Public Testimony                                                                        
              <Public Testimony may be limited to no more than                                                                  
              3 minutes>                                                                                                        
              1:30 pm Fairbanks, Mat-Su                                                                                         
              2:30 pm Anchorage, Unalaska                                                                                       
              4:00 pm Glennallen, Seward, Homer                                                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 21        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 244 ADVISORY COMMISSION ON FEDERAL MGT AREAS                                                                               
+ SB 182 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE SALARY DIFFERENTIALS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 21        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+= HB 266 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
+= HB 267 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
+             Continuation of Statewide Public Testimony                                                                        
              <Public Testimony may be limited to no more than                                                                  
              3 minutes>                                                                                                        
              1:30 pm Juneau                                                                                                    
              2:00 pm Kenai, Kodiak, Dillingham                                                                                 
              2:30 pm Statewide Teleconference - Offnet Sites                                                                   
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1991
                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Mar 22        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532          10:00 AM                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= HB 263 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS PAYMENT PROGRAM                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+ HJR 25 VIETNAM VETS: SERVICE-RELATED DISEASES                                                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 21        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= SB 187 CHILD WELFARE; CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION                                                                               
+ SB 170 AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE TO PROSTITUTION                                                                                    
+= SB 176 REG. OF FIREARMS/KNIVES BY UNIVERSITY                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+ SB 201 CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY                                                                                  
+             Confirmations:                                                                                                    
              Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar                                                                              
              William Granger                                                                                                   
              Commission of Judicial Conduct                                                                                    
              Marc June                                                                                                         
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
+= SB 187 CHILD WELFARE; CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION                                                                               
+= SB 170 AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE TO PROSTITUTION                                                                                   
+= SB 176 REG. OF FIREARMS/KNIVES BY UNIVERSITY                                                                                 

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1992
                            JUDICIARY (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Teleconference --                                                                                              
     SB 180 POLICE STANDARDS COUNCIL                                                                                            
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
     HB 292 2014 REVISOR'S BILL                                                                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 21        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Teleconference --                                                                                              
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 18        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB 193 CONTRACTORS: BONDS; LICENSING                                                                                         
+= SB 189 EXEMPTION: LICENSING OF CONTRACTORS                                                                                   
+= SB 190 DELEGATION OF GUIDE-OUTFITTER DUTIES                                                                                  
+= SB 156 DIRECT-ENTRY MIDWIVES                                                                                                 
+= SB  99 AIDEA: DEVELOPMENT LOANS                                                                                              
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              Confirmation of Governors Appointments                                                                            
+ SB 183 EXTEND EMERGING ENERGY TECHNOLOGY FUND                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              -- Delayed to 3:45 pm --                                                                                          
+= HB  77 LAND USE/DISP/EXCHANGES; WATER RIGHTS                                                                                 
              -- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --                                                                    
+ SB 160 DNR: HUNTING GUIDES, CONCESSION PROGRAM                                                                                
              <Bill Hearing Postponed>                                                                                          
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
     HB 135 PETERSVILLE RECREATIONAL MINING AREA                                                                                
              <Bill Hearing Postponed>                                                                                          
              -- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --                                                                    
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1993
                            RESOURCES (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+= HB  77 LAND USE/DISP/EXCHANGES; WATER RIGHTS                                                                                 
+= SB 160 DNR: HUNTING GUIDES, CONCESSION PROGRAM                                                                               
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+= HB 135 PETERSVILLE RECREATIONAL MINING AREA                                                                                  
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+= SB 160 DNR: HUNTING GUIDES, CONCESSION PROGRAM                                                                               
+= HB 135 PETERSVILLE RECREATIONAL MINING AREA                                                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 21        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 161 AUCTIONS FOR BIG GAME HARVEST PERMITS                                                                                  
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Mar 18        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+ SCR 17 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF ALASKA PURCHASE                                                                                   
+ SB 206 VEHICLE REGIS/LICENSING/ACCIDENT REPORTS                                                                               
+ SB 174 LEASES FOR LEGISLATIVE OFFICE SPACE                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+ HJR 20 MEDICAL DEVICE TAX                                                                                                     
+ HB 262 PROCUREMENT EXEMPTION: PDA, OPA                                                                                        
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 18        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              Executive Session                                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              Including But Not Limited to:                                                                                     
+= SB 211 STATE LAND AND MATERIALS                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1994
                          TRANSPORTATION (continued)                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+ HJR 10 CONST. AM: TRANSPORTATION FUND                                                                                         
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              Including But Not Limited to:                                                                                     
+= SB 178 PASSENGER VEHICLE RENTAL TAX                                                                                          
+= SB  94 RIGHTS-OF-WAY                                                                                                         
+= SB 197 NATURALLY OCCURRING ASBESTOS                                                                                          
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                            FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                      COMMERCE, COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEV                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+             Close-out                                                                                                         
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                 CORRECTIONS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 18        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
              Wrap-up                                                                                                           
              Draft Close-out                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
              Close-out                                                                                                         
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                        EDUCATION & EARLY DEVELOPMENT                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+             FY15 Budget Close-out                                                                                             
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                          ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            5:00 PM                                                 
+             Close-out                                                                                                         
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1995
                                 FISH & GAME                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            3:00 PM                                                 
+             Department Close-out                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                   GOVERNOR                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                                                 
              FY15 Budget Close-out                                                                                             
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:00 PM                                                 
+             Budget Close-out                                                                                                  
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                        LABOR & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
+             Budget Close-out                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Close-out                                                                                                         
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                 LEGISLATURE                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            4:15 PM                                                 
              FY15 Budget Close-out                                                                                             
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                              NATURAL RESOURCES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
+             Close-out                                                                                                         
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1996
                      TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC FACILITIES                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mar 14        Friday                    Senate Finance 532          11:15 AM                                                  
              -- Meeting Postponed to 3:00 p.m.--                                                                               
              Close-out                                                                                                         
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                          LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532           12:00 PM                                                 
              -- Subcommittee Meeting --                                                                                        
+             Presentation: "Indirect Cost Allocations"                                                                         
              **Streamed live on AKL.TV**                                                                                       
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Mar 17        Monday                     House Finance 519            5:00 PM                                                 
              -- Teleconference <Listen Only> --                                                                                
+             Ratification of Charitable Events                                                                                 
              Kenai River Jr. Classic                                                                                           
              Kenai River Classic                                                                                               
              Kenai River Women's Classic                                                                                       
              Beyond the Stacks                                                                                                 
              Legislative Skits                                                                                                 
              Contract Approvals                                                                                                
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
              Other Committee Business                                                                                          
              Alaska State Capitol Seismic Retrofit & Exterior                                                                  
              Renovation                                                                                                        
              Anchorage LIO                                                                                                     
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                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                JOINT SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 11        Friday                       House Chamber            11:00 AM                                                  
              Confirmation of Governor's Appointees                                                                             
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2014-03-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 1997
                            MISCELLANEOUS MEETING                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205          12:00 PM                                                 
              Lunch and Learn                                                                                                   
              Arctic Oil Spill Research and Education                                                                           
              UAF Presenters:                                                                                                   
              Mark Myers, Vice Chancellor for Research                                                                          
              Nettie La Belle-Hamer, Associate Vice Chancellor                                                                  
              for Research                                                                                                      
              Sponsored by the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission                                                                  
              Sen. McGuire and Rep. Herron