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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                     Tuesday                   March 18, 2014                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                              Fifty-seventh Day                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Huggins at 11:07 a.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, The Most Reverend Edward                                                                
J. Burns, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Juneau. Senator Hoffman                                                             
moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be spread.                                                                    
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
          Good and gracious God, we come before you                                                                             
          confident in your love for us. We ask that you bless                                                                  
          the members of this Senate of the State of Alaska. In                                                                 
          their work, may they reflect your justice. In their                                                                   
          decisions, may they reflect your wisdom. In their                                                                     
          actions, may they reflect your love. And may all of us                                                                
          reflect that you have created us in your image.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          Heavenly Father, we pray and support our legislators                                                                  
          as they represent us in bringing forth the laws of this                                                               
          land. May they always strive for the common good in                                                                   
          this state of Alaska. Guide them, protect their                                                                       
          families, and may they always know your peace and                                                                     
          presence in their lives. We ask, too, for your blessing                                                               
          upon the neediest in our world and in our state. In                                                                   
          particular, we are mindful of our brothers and sisters                                                                
          who face the challenges of a harsh winter. We ask for                                                                 
          your providential care for them.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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          Through our charitable works and acts of kindness,                                                                    
          may they know your presence and consolation. I offer                                                                  
          this prayer in your Name and to your glory forever                                                                    
                           and ever.         Amen.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                                              
for the fifty-sixth legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                             
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Message dated March 17 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 212                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 212 BY REPRESENTATIVES ISAACSON,                                                                                 
HUGHES, LEDOUX, Lynn, Keller, Gattis, Feige, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to an exemption from driver                                                                          
          licensing requirements for spouses of members of the                                                                  
          armed forces of the United States."                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 297                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 297(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act recognizing the Alaska Housing Finance                                                                        
          Corporation as the authorizing agency to approve                                                                      
          home energy rating systems for the state; and                                                                         
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 108                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 108 "An Act                                                                    
relating to the confidentiality of certain records of criminal cases; and                                                       
providing for an effective date" and recommended the adoption of the                                                            
Judiciary Committee Substitute offered on page 1886. Signing do                                                                 
pass: Senators Kelly, Meyer, Cochairs; Senators Dunleavy, Bishop.                                                               
Signing no recommendation: Senators Hoffman, Fairclough, Olson.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 5, Alaska Court System                                                                                     
     Fiscal Note No. 6, zero, Department of Health and Social Services                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Law                                                                                 
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 187                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 187 "An                                                                      
Act relating to the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the                                                          
second degree; relating to the crime of misconduct involving                                                                    
confidential information in the first degree; amending Rule 16(d)(3),                                                           
Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective                                                              
date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 187(JUD) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to the crime of endangering the welfare of a                                                                 
          child in the second degree; relating to the crime of                                                                  
          misconduct involving confidential information in the                                                                  
          first degree; amending Rule 16, Alaska Rules of                                                                       
          Criminal Procedure; amending Rule 8, Alaska Child                                                                     
          in Need of Aid Rules; and providing for an effective                                                                  
          date."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Coghill, Chair; Senator Dyson. Signing no                                                              
recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                                                  

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Corrections                                                                         
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Law                                                                                 
     Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 135                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 135 "An                                                                       
Act relating to the reservation of certain mining claims from all uses                                                          
incompatible with the purposes for establishing the Petersville                                                                 
Recreational Mining Area." Signing do pass: Senator Giessel, Chair;                                                             
Senators Micciche, Bishop, McGuire, Dyson.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Natural Resources                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SCR 17                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE CONCURRENT                                                                        
RESOLUTION NO. 17 Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the                                                                    
purchase of Alaska for $7,200,000; urging Alaska communities to plan                                                            
activities and events in 2017 to commemorate the Alaska Purchase;                                                               
requesting that the Alaska Historical Commission coordinate events;                                                             
and inviting Alaska communities, schools, universities, libraries,                                                              
museums, businesses, civic and historical groups, and government                                                                
agencies to participate in and support commemorative activities and                                                             
events. Signing do pass: Senator Giessel, Vice Chair; Senators                                                                  
Wielechowski, Coghill.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Third Reading of Senate Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
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, 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" was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain from                                                                 
voting due to a conflict of interest. Senator Coghill objected. Senator                                                         
Meyer was required to vote.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain                                                                   
from voting due to a conflict of interest. Senator Coghill objected.                                                            
Senator Micciche was required to vote.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                           
all amendments offered today. Without objection, the bill was returned                                                          
to second reading.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senators Dunleavy and Hoffman offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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          Delete "rural capital"                                                                                              
          Insert "Alaska affordable"                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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          Delete "Rural capital"                                                                                              
          Insert "Alaska affordable"                                                                                          
          Delete "rural capital"                                                                                                
          Insert "Alaska affordable"                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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          Delete "rural capital"                                                                                                
          Insert "Alaska affordable"                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 54, line 7, following "manner.":                                                                                           
 Insert "For those citizens for whom there is no economically                                                                   
viable infrastructure available, the plan must recommend the means                                                              
for directly underwriting the energy costs of the citizens to make their                                                        
energy costs more affordable."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dunleavy moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                     
Senator French objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                                            
further objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senators French, Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 2:                                                                                                                          

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Page 13, line 19, following "unless":                                                                                       
     Insert new material to read:                                                                                               
              "(A)  the agreement or negotiated contract provides                                                           
     that the state is the majority owner of the Alaska liquefied                                                           
     natural gas project defined in AS 31.25.390; and                                                                       
              (B)"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, line 13, following "unless":                                                                                           
     Insert new material to read:                                                                                               
              "(A)  the agreement or negotiated contract provides that                                                          
     the state is the majority owner of the Alaska liquefied natural gas                                                        
     project defined in AS 31.25.390; and                                                                                       
              (B)"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 24, following line 1:                                                                                                      
     Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 30. AS 42.08.220(b) is amended to read:                                                                               
          (b)  The commission may                                                                                               
              (1)  review and approve recourse tariffs filed by an in-                                                          
     state natural gas pipeline carrier under this chapter;                                                                     
              (2)  review and approve contracts;                                                                                
              (3)  investigate, on its own motion or after receiving a                                                          
     formal complaint, a dispute                                                                                                
                   (A)  related to rules, regulations, services, practices,                                                     
          and facilities that are not subject to the dispute resolution                                                         
          provisions in an in-state natural gas pipeline carrier's contracts                                                    
          or recourse tariff;                                                                                                   
                   (B)  presented by a complainant that does not have a                                                         
           contract with the in-state natural gas pipeline carrier;                                                            
                   (C)  related to the conduct of an in-state natural gas                                                       
          pipeline carrier's open season under AS 42.08.300; to resolve                                                         
          the dispute, the commission may order an expansion of an in-                                                          
          state natural gas pipeline or order an open season under the                                                          
          terms provided for an expansion or open season in this                                                                
          chapter or AS 38.35.121(a)(4) [AND (c)]; or                                                                           
                   (D)  related to an unreasonable diminution in quantity                                                       
          or quality in the provision of service to a public utility that                                                       
                        (i)  is a violation of the in-state natural gas                                                         
              pipeline carrier's tariff or contract with the public utility;                                                    
                        (ii)  has not been resolved by the in-state natural                                                     
              gas pipeline carrier; and                                                                                         

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                        (iii)  will result in immediate injury, loss, or                                                        
              damage to the peace, health, safety, or general welfare of                                                        
              the public as clearly demonstrated by specific facts shown                                                        
              by affidavit or verified complaint;                                                                               
              (4)  adopt regulations that are necessary and proper to the                                                       
     performance of the duties of the commission under this chapter,                                                            
     including regulations governing practices and procedures of the                                                            
     commission; regulations adopted by the commission may not be                                                               
     inconsistent with state law;                                                                                               
              (5)  initiate, intervene in, and appear personally or by                                                          
     counsel and offer evidence in and participate in, proceedings                                                              
     before an officer, department, board, commission, or court of this                                                         
     state involving an in-state natural gas pipeline carrier and affecting                                                     
     the interests of the state; and                                                                                            
              (6)  appoint a qualified, unbiased, and impartial                                                                 
     administrative law judge with experience in the general practice of                                                        
     law to conduct hearings under this chapter; the administrative law                                                         
     judge may perform other duties in connection with the                                                                      
     administration of this chapter and other laws; an administrative                                                           
     law judge hired to conduct hearings under this chapter shall have                                                          
     been admitted to practice law for at least five years immediately                                                          
     before appointment under this paragraph.                                                                                   
   * Sec. 31. AS 42.08.300(d) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (d)  An in-state natural gas pipeline carrier shall conduct an                                                        
     open season for an expansion of its pipeline system when it has                                                            
     received one or more requests for firm transportation service from                                                         
     potential shippers that meet the pipeline's creditworthiness                                                               
     requirements and that, in the aggregate, would enable the                                                                  
     expansion of the pipeline's system on a commercially reasonable                                                            
     basis. [AN EXPANSION OF THE PIPELINE SYSTEM IS NOT                                                                         
     COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE IF THE EXPANSION                                                                                   
     WOULD CAUSE THE PIPELINE TO BE A COMPETING                                                                                 
     NATURAL GAS PIPELINE PROJECT FOR PURPOSES OF                                                                               
     AS 43.90.]                                                                                                                 
   * Sec. 32. AS 42.08.370(a) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (a)  A contract entered into by an in-state natural gas pipeline                                                      
     carrier may provide for expansion [UNLESS THE EXPANSION                                                                    
     WOULD CAUSE THE PIPELINE TO BE A COMPETING                                                                                 
     NATURAL GAS PIPELINE PROJECT FOR PURPOSES OF                                                                               
     AS 43.90]."                                                                                                                

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     Delete "sec. 30"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 33"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec. 37"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 40"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "AS 31.25.080(f) is"                                                                                                
       Insert "AS 31.25.080(c), 31.25.080(f); and AS 38.35.121(c) are"                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "30, 37, 39, and 55 - 61"                                                                                           
     Insert "33, 40, 42, and 50 - 64"                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "Section 38"                                                                                                        
     Insert "Section 41"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "secs. 62 and 63"                                                                                                   
 Insert "secs. 65 and 66"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Senator                                                               
Coghill objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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Senators Wielechowski, Ellis, French, Gardner offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 3:                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 7, following "project;":                                                                                         
     Insert "relating to oil and gas or gas only leasing; requiring                                                           
that a minimum work commitment be included in each oil and gas                                                                
and gas only lease and that a proposed plan of development be                                                                 
included in an application for an oil and gas or gas only lease;"                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, following line 30:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 16. AS 38.05.180(h) is amended to read:                                                                               
          (h)  The commissioner shall [MAY] include terms in any                                                            
     lease that impose [IMPOSING] a minimum work commitment on                                                              
     the lessee to implement the plan of development submitted by                                                           
     the lessee under (jj) of this section. Except as provided in (m) of                                                    
     this section, these terms must be made public before the sale, and                                                         
     may include appropriate penalty provisions to take effect in the                                                           
     event the lessee does not fulfill the minimum work commitment.                                                             
     If it is demonstrated that a lease has been proven unproductive by                                                         
     actions of adjacent lease holders, the commissioner may set aside                                                          
     a work commitment. The commissioner may waive for a period                                                                 
     not to exceed one two-year period any term of a minimum work                                                               
     commitment if the commissioner makes a written finding either                                                              
     that conditions preventing drilling or exploration were beyond the                                                         
     lessee's reasonable ability to foresee or control or that the lessee                                                       
     has demonstrated through good faith efforts an intent and ability                                                          
     to drill or develop the lease during the term of the waiver."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 16, following line 15:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 18. AS 38.05.180(x) is amended to read:                                                                               
          (x)  A lessee conducting or permitting any exploration for, or                                                        
     development or production of, oil or gas on state land shall                                                               
     provide the commissioner access to all noninterpretive data                                                                
     obtained from that lease; shall provide the commissioner access                                                        
     to all information necessary to perform an economic analysis                                                           
     under (kk)(2) of this section, including the capital, operating,                                                       

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     production, and development costs and an estimate of total                                                             
     reserves; and shall provide copies of that data and information,                                                   
     as the commissioner may request. The confidentiality provisions                                                            
     of AS 38.05.035 apply to the information obtained under this                                                               
     subsection."                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 17, following line 23:                                                                                                     
     Insert new subsections to read:                                                                                            
          "(jj)  The commissioner shall require each bidder for an oil                                                          
     and gas lease or gas only lease and each lessee applying for an                                                            
     extension or renewal of an oil and gas lease or gas only lease to                                                          
     submit a plan of development for exploring, developing, and                                                                
     producing from the lease within the period of the lease or the                                                             
     extension or renewal of the lease. The commissioner shall review                                                           
     each plan of development and determine whether the proposed                                                                
     plan of development is reasonably expected to develop the lease in                                                         
     the best interest of the state. The plan of development shall be                                                           
     included in a lease along with penalties for failing to comply with                                                        
     the plan of development and other terms of the lease. A bidder                                                             
     may not be a "qualified bidder" for the purposes of (f)(1) of this                                                         
     section if the commissioner finds that the bidder has not submitted                                                        
     a proposed plan of development that is in the best interest of the                                                         
     state or that the person that submitted the plan of development is                                                         
     not reasonably capable of implementing the plan.                                                                           
          (kk)  The commissioner shall                                                                                          
              (1)  review each oil and gas lease or gas only lease each                                                         
     year for the purpose of determining whether a lease is being                                                               
     developed in the best interest of the state, whether the lessee is                                                         
     complying with the plan of development applicable to the lease,                                                            
     and whether revision of a development plan, including the planned                                                          
     rate of development, would provide the maximum benefit to the                                                              
     people of the state;                                                                                                       
              (2)  every five years, perform an economic analysis on                                                            
     each participating area and determine whether the participating                                                            
     area is capable of increased production in paying quantities over                                                          
     the current rate of production or plan of development;                                                                     
              (3)  enforce the terms of each oil and gas lease or gas only                                                      
     lease, including imposing any applicable penalty or other remedy                                                           

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     for noncompliance, within a reasonable time after finding that a                                                           
     lessee is out of compliance with the terms of the lease;                                                                   
              (4)  submit a report to the legislature before the first day                                                      
     of each regular session that lists each oil and gas or gas only lessee                                                     
     that is found to be out of compliance and the action by the                                                                
     commissioner to bring the lessee back into compliance or to                                                                
     terminate the lease.                                                                                                       
          (ll)  For the purposes of (jj) and (kk) of this section, a plan of                                                    
     development for a cooperative or unit under (p) of this section is                                                         
     the plan of development for a lease within the cooperative or unit,                                                        
     except where a different plan of development is established for a                                                          
     lease within the cooperative or unit.                                                                                      
          (mm)  For purposes of (kk) of this section,                                                                           
              (1)  "participating area" means that part of an oil and gas                                                       
     lease unit area to which production is allocated in the manner                                                             
     described in a unit agreement;                                                                                             
              (2)  "production in paying quantities" means production                                                           
     in quantities sufficient to yield a return in excess of drilling,                                                          
     development, and operating costs."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec. 17"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 19"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec, 27"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 29"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec, 30"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 32"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec. 37"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 39"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 53, following line 14:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 60. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                           
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   

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     APPLICABILITY. AS 38.05.180(h), as amended by sec. 16 of                                                                   
this Act, and AS 38.085.180(jj), enacted by sec. 19 of this Act, apply                                                          
to a proposed lease sale and the renewal or extension of a lease on or                                                          
after the effective date of secs. 16 and 19 of this Act."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 53, lines 24 - 25:                                                                                                         
     Delete "sec. 23"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 25"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 4:                                                                                                                
     Delete "16, 17, 23 - 27, 29, 30, 37, 39, and 55 - 61"                                                                      
     Insert "17, 19, 25 - 29, 31, 32, 39, 41, and 57 - 64"                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "Section 38"                                                                                                        
     Insert "Section 40"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "secs. 62 and 63"                                                                                                   
 Insert "secs. 65 and 66"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3.                                                                 
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 3                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Hoffman, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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Senators French, Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 4:                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, line 18, following "project;":                                                                                     
     Insert "the licensee receiving the license issued under AS 43.90                                                       
or an affiliate of the licensee that received the license under                                                             
AS 43.90 may not, without competitive bidding, be a party to a                                                              
contract under this paragraph that takes effect after the effective                                                         
date of this paragraph and provides for the state to acquire an                                                             
equity interest in a North Slope natural gas project or for the                                                             
transportation of natural gas received by the state as royalty-in-                                                          
kind or under AS 43.55.014;"                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, line 11, following "project;":                                                                                         
 Insert "the licensee receiving the license issued under AS 43.90 or                                                            
an affiliate of the licensee that received the license under AS 43.90                                                           
may not, without competitive bidding, be a party to a contract under                                                            
this paragraph that takes effect after the effective date of this                                                               
paragraph and provides for the state to acquire an equity interest in a                                                         
North Slope natural gas project or for the transportation of natural gas                                                        
received by the state as royalty-in-kind or under AS 43.55.014;"                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 4. Senator                                                               
Coghill objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 4                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, French, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Fairclough, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                 
Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stevens                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Dyson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 4 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                                                           
recessed at 12:30 p.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 1:16 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
Senators Gardner, Ellis, French, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 5:                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 55, following line 28:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 61. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                           
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     LIMIT ON COSTS. The commissioner of natural resources may                                                                  
not agree to reimburse TransCanada Alaska Development Inc. or an                                                                
affiliate of TransCanada Alaska Development Inc. for its costs, as                                                              
described in the December 12, 2013, Memorandum of Understanding                                                                 
between TransCanada Alaska Company, LLC, Foothills Pipe Lines                                                                   
Ltd., TransCanada Alaska Development Inc., and the State of Alaska,                                                             
if the final investment decision enabling the North Slope natural gas                                                           
project is not made because the state is the only party to the project                                                          
that does not agree to go forward with the project."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "61"                                                                                                                
     Insert "62"                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "secs. 62 and 63"                                                                                                   
 Insert "secs. 63 and 64"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5.                                                                      
Senator Fairclough objected.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 5                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 5 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senators Wielechowski, Ellis, French, Gardner offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 6:                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 7, following "on gas;":                                                                                          
     Insert "relating to an option for the state to acquire an                                                                
ownership interest in a North Slope natural gas project;"                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, following line 30:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 16. AS 38.05 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                              
          Sec. 38.05.023. State option to acquire an ownership                                                                
     interest in a North Slope natural gas project. (a) An agreement                                                          
     or contract associated with a North Slope natural gas project that                                                         
     includes an option for the state to acquire an ownership interest in                                                       
     a gas pipeline or gas treatment plant may not require the state to                                                         
     exercise the option before the final investment decision is made to                                                        
       commence the construction of a North Slope natural gas project.                                                         
          (b)  In this section, "gas pipeline" and "gas treatment plant"                                                        
     have the meanings given in AS 31.25.390."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec. 17"                                                                                                           
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     Delete "sec. 27"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 28"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec. 30"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 31"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 31, line 18:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 37"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 38"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec. 23"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 24"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 4:                                                                                                                
     Delete "16, 17, 23 - 27, 29, 30, 37, 39, and 55 - 61"                                                                      
     Insert "16 - 18, 24 - 28, 30, 31, 38, 40, and 56 - 62"                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 6:                                                                                                                
     Delete "Section 38"                                                                                                        
     Insert "Section 39"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 7:                                                                                                                
     Delete "secs. 62 and 63"                                                                                                   
     Insert "secs. 63 and 64"                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 6.                                                                 
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 6 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 6                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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YEAS:  7   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, French, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stevens                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 6 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senators Wielechowski, Ellis, French, Gardner offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 7:                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 7, following "on gas;":                                                                                          
     Insert "relating to contracts associated with a North Slope                                                              
natural gas project;"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, following line 30:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 16. AS 38.05 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                              
          Sec. 38.05.023. Agreements and contracts associated with                                                            
     a North Slope natural gas project. (a) An agreement or contract                                                          
     associated with a North Slope natural gas project to which the                                                             
     state is a party must require that a party to the agreement or                                                             
     contract that has an equity interest of five percent or more in the                                                        
     Alaska liquefied natural gas project or a component of the Alaska                                                          
     liquefied natural gas project expand the Alaska liquefied natural                                                          
     gas project or a component of the Alaska liquefied natural gas                                                             
     project in reasonable engineering increments when there is                                                                 
     sufficient commercial interest in the expansion. The requirement                                                           
     to expand in this subsection is subject to the limitation that a party                                                     
     is not required to pay a cost of expansion that increases the tariff,                                                      
     cost of service, or cost of transportation, as applicable to that part                                                     
     of the North Slope natural gas project that is expanded, by more                                                           
     than 15 percent.                                                                                                           
          (b)  In this section,                                                                                                 
              (1)  "Alaska liquefied natural gas project" has the                                                               
     meaning given in AS 31.25.390;                                                                                             
              (2)  "component" means a gas pipeline, gas treatment                                                              
     plant, liquefied natural gas plant, marine terminal, Point Thomson                                                         
     unit gas transmission line, or Prudhoe Bay unit gas transmission                                                           
     line, as those parts of the Alaska liquefied natural gas project are                                                       
     described in AS 31.25.390;                                                                                                 

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              (3)  "cost of expansion" means the cost to a party of                                                             
     expanding the Alaska liquefied natural gas project or a component                                                          
     of the Alaska liquefied natural gas project when an expansion is                                                           
     required under an agreement or contract."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 17, line 24:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 17"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 18"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 21, line 16:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 27"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 28"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 25, line 9:                                                                                                                
     Delete "sec. 30"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 31"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 31, line 18:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 37"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 38"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 53, lines 24 - 25:                                                                                                         
     Delete "sec. 23"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 24"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 4:                                                                                                                
     Delete "16, 17, 23 - 27, 29, 30, 37, 39, and 55 - 61"                                                                      
     Insert "16 - 18, 24 - 28, 30, 31, 38, 40, and 56 - 62"                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 6:                                                                                                                
     Delete "Section 38"                                                                                                        
     Insert "Section 39"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 7:                                                                                                                
     Delete "secs. 62 and 63"                                                                                                   
     Insert "secs. 63 and 64"                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 7.                                                                 
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 7 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 7                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Hoffman, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 7 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senators Gardner, Ellis, French, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 8:                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, line 18, following "paragraph":                                                                                    
     Insert "(A)"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, line 20, following "contract;":                                                                                    
     Insert "and                                                                                                            
                   (B)  must include a provision that requires that                                                         
          each party to the agreement or contract pay, in proportion                                                        
          to the party's ownership interest in the North Slope                                                              
          natural gas project, the costs of infrastructure south of 68                                                      
          degrees North latitude that are directly related to the                                                           
          North Slope natural gas project; in this subparagraph,                                                            
          "costs of infrastructure" includes the costs of                                                                   
          construction, improvement, and maintenance of roads,                                                              
          bridges, port facilities, and utilities;"                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, line 12, following "paragraph":                                                                                        
     Insert "(A)"                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, line 14, following "contract;":                                                                                        
     Insert "and                                                                                                                
  (B)  must include a provision that requires that each party to                                                                
the agreement or contract pay, in proportion to the party's ownership                                                           
interest in the North Slope natural gas project, the costs of                                                                   

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infrastructure south of 68 degrees North latitude that are directly                                                             
related to the North Slope natural gas project; in this subparagraph,                                                           
"costs of infrastructure" includes the costs of construction,                                                                   
improvement, and maintenance of roads, bridges, port facilities, and                                                            
utilities;"                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 8.                                                                      
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 8 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 8                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 8 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senators Wielechowski, Ellis, French, Gardner offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 9:                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 47, line 15:                                                                                                               
     Delete "a new subsection"                                                                                                  
     Insert "new subsections"                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 47, line 23:                                                                                                               
     Delete "or gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 48, line 1:                                                                                                                
     Delete "or gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 48, lines 2 - 3:                                                                                                           
     Delete "or gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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Page 48, lines 8 - 9:                                                                                                           
     Delete "or gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 48, line 17:                                                                                                               
     Delete "or gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 48, line 18:                                                                                                               
     Delete "or gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 48, following line 22:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
  "(i) For purposes of (h) of this section, for a well that                                                                     
produces both oil and gas, the portion of the costs attributable to oil                                                         
incurred to explore for, develop, or produce an oil and gas deposit is a                                                        
fraction the numerator of which is the production of oil expressed in                                                           
BTU equivalent barrels and the denominator of which is the total                                                                
production of oil and gas expressed in BTU equivalent barrels."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 9.                                                                 
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 9 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 9                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Olson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 9 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senators Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 10:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Page 25, line 8, following "project":                                                                                       
     Insert "; the commissioner shall ensure that a contract                                                                
negotiated under this paragraph does not authorize payments in                                                              
lieu of taxes to a municipality"                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 26, line 15, following "project":                                                                                          
 Insert "; the commissioner shall ensure that a contract negotiated                                                             
under this paragraph does not authorize payments in lieu of taxes to a                                                          
municipality"                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 10. Senator                                                               
Coghill objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 10 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 10                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 10 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senators Gardner, Ellis, French, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 11:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 12, following "Revenue;":                                                                                        
     Insert "relating to the review by the Regulatory Commission of                                                           
Alaska of a precedent agreement or related contract for an in-                                                                
state natural gas pipeline;"                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 24, following line 1:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 30. AS 42.08.320(e) is amended to read:                                                                               
          (e) The [IF A PRECEDENT AGREEMENT OR RELATED                                                                      
     CONTRACT IS NOT ARM'S LENGTH, THE] commission shall                                                                        
     determine whether the precedent agreement or related contract is                                                           

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     just and reasonable using the standards applied under                                                                  
     AS 42.06.140 [NORMALLY APPLIED UNDER AS 42.06.140.                                                                     
     IF THE COMMISSION IS REVIEWING A PRECEDENT                                                                                 
     AGREEMENT UNDER (c)(2) OF THIS SECTION, THE                                                                                
     COMMISSION MAY CONSIDER THE IN-STATE NATURAL                                                                               
     GAS PIPELINE CARRIER'S APPROVED RECOURSE                                                                                   
     TARIFF, INCLUDING THE COST DATA UNDERLYING THE                                                                             
     TARIFF]. When considering whether to approve a contract as just                                                            
     and reasonable under this subsection, the commission shall                                                                 
        consider the consequences of failing to approve the contract."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec. 30"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 31"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "sec. 37"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 38"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 4:                                                                                                                
     Delete "29, 30, 37, 39, and 55 - 61"                                                                                       
     Insert "29 - 31, 38, 40, and 56 - 62"                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 6:                                                                                                                
     Delete "Section 38"                                                                                                        
     Insert "Section 39"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "secs. 62 and 63"                                                                                                   
 Insert "secs. 63 and 64"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 11.                                                                     
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 11 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Amendment No. 11                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Hoffman, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 11 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senators Wielechowski, Ellis, French, Gardner offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 12:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 28, line 8, through page 29, line 25:                                                                                      
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
"* Sec. 35. AS 43.55.011(f) is repealed and reenacted to read:                                                                
          (f) Except for oil subject to (i) of this section of this section,                                                    
     the provisions of this subsection apply to oil produced from each                                                          
     lease or property within a unit or nonunitized reservoir that has                                                          
     cumulatively produced 1,000,000,000 barrels of oil by the close of                                                         
     the most recent calendar year and from which the average daily oil                                                         
     production from the unit or nonunitized reservoir during the most                                                          
     recent calendar year exceeded 100,000 barrels. Notwithstanding                                                             
     any contrary provision of law, a producer may not apply tax                                                                
     credits to reduce its total tax liability under (e) of this section for                                                    
     oil produced from all leases or properties within the unit or                                                              
     nonunitized reservoir below 15 percent of the total gross value at                                                         
     the point of production of that oil. If the amount of tax calculated                                                       
     by multiplying the tax rate in (e) of this section by the total                                                            
     production tax value of the oil under (e) of this section produced                                                         
     from all of the producer's leases or properties within the unit or                                                         
     nonunitized reservoir is less than 15 percent of the total gross                                                           
     value at the point of production of that oil, the tax levied by (e) of                                                     
     this section for that oil is equal to 15 percent of the total gross                                                        
     value at the point of production of that oil."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "and gas"                                                                                                           
     Insert "[AND GAS]"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Page 35, lines 25 - 29:                                                                                                         
     Delete "greatest of                                                                                                        
                        (i)  zero;                                                                                              
                        (ii)  zero percent, one percent, two percent, three                                                     
              percent, or four percent, as applicable, of the gross value                                                       
                at the point of production of the oil and gas"                                                                 
     Insert "greater [GREATEST] of                                                                                          
                        (i)  15 percent of the gross value at the point of                                                  
              production of the oil [ZERO;                                                                                  
                        (ii)  ZERO PERCENT, ONE PERCENT, TWO                                                                    
              PERCENT, THREE PERCENT, OR FOUR PERCENT,                                                                          
              AS APPLICABLE, OF THE GROSS VALUE AT THE                                                                          
              POINT OF PRODUCTION OF THE OIL AND GAS]"                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 35, line 31:                                                                                                               
     Delete "(iii)"                                                                                                             
     Insert "(ii) [(iii)]"                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 37, line 17:                                                                                                               
     Delete "greatest"                                                                                                      
     Insert "greater"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 37, lines 18 - 20:                                                                                                         
     Delete "zero;                                                                                                          
                        (ii) zero percent, one percent, two percent,                                                        
              three percent, or four percent, as applicable,"                                                               
     Insert "15 percent"                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Page 37, line 24:                                                                                                               
     Delete "(iii)"                                                                                                         
     Insert "(ii)"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 39, lines 19 - 20:                                                                                                         
     Delete ", (5)(B)(ii), and (7)(A)(ii)"                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 39, line 21:                                                                                                               
     Delete "AS 43.55.011(f)(1) or (2)"                                                                                     
     Insert "AS 43.55.011(f) as that subsection read on                                                                     
December 31, 2013,"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Page 39, line 23:                                                                                                               
     Delete "AS 43.55.011(f)(1) or (2)"                                                                                     
     Insert "AS 43.55.011(f) as that subsection read on                                                                     
December 31, 2013,"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, following line 3:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 62. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                           
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     RETROACTIVITY. The repeal and reenactment of                                                                               
AS 43.55.011(f) by sec. 35 of this Act, and the amendment to                                                                    
AS 43.55.020(a)(5)(B) by sec. 40 of this Act are retroactive to                                                                 
January 1, 2014."                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 7:                                                                                                                
     Delete "secs. 62 and 63"                                                                                                   
 Insert "secs. 63 and 64"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 12.                                                                
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 12 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 12                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                                    
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Dyson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 12 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senators French, Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 13:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Page 13, line 19, following "party":                                                                                        
     Insert                                                                                                                     
                   "(A)  must include a provision that requires the                                                         
          parties to the contract to negotiate, before construction, a                                                      
          project labor agreement to the maximum extent permitted                                                           
          by law; in this subparagraph, "project labor agreement"                                                           
          means a comprehensive collective bargaining agreement                                                             
          between the licensee or its agent and the appropriate labor                                                       
          representatives to ensure expedited construction with                                                             
          labor stability for the project by qualified residents of the                                                     
          state;                                                                                                            
                   (B)"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, line 12, following "party":                                                                                            
     Insert                                                                                                                     
                   "(A)  must include a provision that requires the                                                             
          parties to the contract to negotiate, before construction, a                                                          
          project labor agreement to the maximum extent permitted by                                                            
          law; in this subparagraph, "project labor agreement" means a                                                          
          comprehensive collective bargaining agreement between the                                                             
          licensee or its agent and the appropriate labor representatives                                                       
          to ensure expedited construction with labor stability for the                                                         
          project by qualified residents of the state;                                                                          
                   (B)"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 13.                                                                      
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 13 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 13                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, French, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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and so, Amendment No. 13 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill called the Senate. The call was satisfied.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senators Gardner, Ellis, French, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 14:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, line 18, following "project;":                                                                                       
     Insert "the commissioner shall provide public notice and the                                                           
opportunity to comment on a proposed agreement or contract to                                                               
which the state is a party for at least 90 days before submitting the                                                       
proposed agreement or contract to the legislature for approval;"                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, line 11, following "project;":                                                                                         
     Insert "the commissioner shall provide public notice and the                                                               
opportunity to comment on a proposed agreement or contract to which                                                             
the state is a party for at least 90 days before submitting the proposed                                                        
agreement or contract to the legislature for approval;"                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 14.                                                                     
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 14 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 14                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 14 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senators Wielechowski, Ellis, French, Gardner offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 15:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 7, following "on gas;":                                                                                          

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     Insert "relating to disputes related to a North Slope natural gas                                                        
project;"                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, following line 30:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 16. AS 38.05 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                              
          Sec. 38.05.023. Disputes related to a North Slope natural                                                           
     gas project. An agreement or contract associated with a North                                                            
     Slope natural gas project to which the state is a party must                                                               
                   (A)  prohibit arbitration of a dispute related to the                                                        
          agreement or contract;                                                                                                
                   (B)  state that the agreement or contract shall be                                                           
          governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the                                                          
          state, not including the state's choice of law provisions, and                                                        
         subject to federal law that is applicable in the state; and                                                           
                   (C)  require than any action related to the agreement                                                        
          or contract be brought in a state court that has jurisdiction                                                         
          over the claim."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 17, line 24:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 17"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 18"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 21, line 16:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 27"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 28"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 25, line 9:                                                                                                                
     Delete "sec. 30"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 31"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 31, line 18:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 37"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 38"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 53, lines 24 - 25:                                                                                                         
     Delete "sec. 23"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 24"                                                                                                           

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Page 56, line 4:                                                                                                                
     Delete "16, 17, 23 - 27, 29, 30, 37, 39, and 55 - 61"                                                                      
     Insert "16 - 18, 24 - 28, 30, 31, 38, 40, and 56 - 62"                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 6:                                                                                                                
     Delete "Section 38"                                                                                                        
     Insert "Section 39"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 7:                                                                                                                
     Delete "secs. 62 and 63"                                                                                                   
 Insert "secs. 63 and 64"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 15.                                                                
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 15 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 15                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Micciche, Wielechowski                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Olson, Stedman, Stevens                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 15 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senators French, Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 16:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 7, following "on gas;":                                                                                          
     Insert "relating to marketing and marine shipping contracts                                                              
for natural gas transported in a North Slope natural gas project;"                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, following line 30:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 16. AS 38.05 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                              
          Sec. 38.05.023. Marketing and marine shipping contracts.                                                            

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     The commissioner shall make an agreement or contract to which                                                              
     the state is a party for the marketing or marine shipment of natural                                                       
     gas transported in a North Slope natural gas project available to                                                          
     the public and to the legislature at the same time that contracts                                                          
     authorized under AS 38.05.020(b)(11) are submitted to the                                                                  
     legislature for approval."                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 17, line 24:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 17"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 18"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 21, line 16:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 27"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 28"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 25, line 9:                                                                                                                
     Delete "sec. 30"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 31"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 31, line 18:                                                                                                               
     Delete "sec. 37"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 38"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 53, lines 24 - 25:                                                                                                         
     Delete "sec. 23"                                                                                                           
     Insert "sec. 24"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 4:                                                                                                                
     Delete "16, 17, 23 - 27, 29, 30, 37, 39, and 55 - 61"                                                                      
     Insert "16 - 18, 24 - 28, 30, 31, 38, 40, and 56 - 62"                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 6:                                                                                                                
     Delete "Section 38"                                                                                                        
     Insert "Section 39"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 56, line 7:                                                                                                                
     Delete "secs. 62 and 63"                                                                                                   
 Insert "secs. 63 and 64"                                                                                                       

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Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 16.                                                                      
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 16 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 16                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 16 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senators French, Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski offered Amendment                                                                 
No. 17:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, line 19, following "party":                                                                                        
     Insert                                                                                                                     
                   "(A)  may not include a provision relating to the                                                        
          tax rate applicable to the oil and gas production tax under                                                       
             AS 43.55 as it relates to the production of oil; and                                                          
                   (B)"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, line 12, following "party":                                                                                            
     Insert                                                                                                                     
                   "(A)  may not include a provision relating to the tax                                                        
          rate applicable to the oil and gas production tax under                                                               
          AS 43.55 as it relates to the production of oil; and                                                                  
                   (B)"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 25, line 8, following "project":                                                                                       
     Insert "; the commissioner shall ensure that a contract                                                                
negotiated under this paragraph does not include a provision                                                                
relating to the tax rate applicable to the oil and gas production tax                                                       
under AS 43.55 as it relates to the production of oil"                                                                      

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Page 26, line 15, following "project":                                                                                          
 Insert "; the commissioner shall ensure that a contract negotiated                                                             
under this paragraph does not include a provision relating to the tax                                                           
rate applicable to the oil and gas production tax under AS 43.55 as it                                                          
relates to the production of oil"                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 17.                                                                      
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 17 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 17                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Ellis, French, Gardner, Hoffman, Stedman,                                                                        
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel, Huggins,                                                            
Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 17 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) am was automatically in third                                                                   
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) am                                                                   
"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,                                                          
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;                                                            

2014-03-18                     Senate Journal                      Page 2065
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 Alaska affordable 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" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) am passed the Senate.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Senator French objected.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the effective date clauses be adopted?" The                                                          
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-18                     Senate Journal                      Page 2066
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Effective Date Clauses                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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, the effective date clauses were adopted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Finance                                                              
Committee Letter of Intent offered on page 1958 be adopted as a                                                                 
Senate Letter of Intent. Without objection, the Senate Letter of Intent                                                         
was adopted.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
Senator Coghill gave notice of reconsideration on CS FOR SENATE                                                                 
BILL NO. 138(FIN) am and moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
it be taken up. Senator French objected.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall reconsideration be taken up the same day?"                                                           
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Reconsideration Same Day?                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Hoffman, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) am was before the                                                                       
Senate on reconsideration.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                      
NO. 138(FIN) am "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, 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 Alaska                                                                  
affordable 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" pass the Senate?"                                                              
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-18                     Senate Journal                      Page 2068
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) am passed the Senate                                                                    
on reconsideration.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved for the adoption of the effective date clauses.                                                           
Senator French objected.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the effective date clauses be adopted?" The                                                          
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Effective Date Clauses                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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, the effective date clauses were adopted and the bill was                                                                
referred to the Secretary for engrossment with a Senate Letter of                                                               
Intent.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The call was lifted.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Carl Rose                                                                                                            
Representative(s) Millett, Tuck, Kito III                                                                                       
Senator(s) Meyer, McGuire, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy,                                                                  
Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                              
Kelly, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-03-18                     Senate Journal                      Page 2069
Honoring - Sitka High School Drama, Debate and Forensics Team                                                                   
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
Senator(s) Stedman, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                  
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly,                                                              
McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Courtney Stroh Region 10 President's Environmental                                                                   
Youth Award                                                                                                                     
Representative(s) Olson                                                                                                         
Senator(s) Micciche, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly,                                                              
McGuire, Meyer, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - George Becker Erickson Jr.                                                                                        
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
Senator(s) Stedman, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                  
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                             
Meyer, Micciche, Olson, 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                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SB 173                                                                                                                        
President Huggins removed the Finance Committee referral from                                                                   
SENATE BILL NO. 173 "An Act relating to a prohibition on the                                                                    
offer, display, marketing, advertising for sale, or sale of illicit                                                             
synthetic drugs."                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 298                                                                                                                        
The reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                 
NO. 298(FIN) "An Act relating to confidentiality of performance                                                                 
review records and reports of the legislative audit division; and                                                               
providing for an effective date" was not taken up this legislative day                                                          
and the bill was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                     

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 107                                                                                                                        
Senator Stevens, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Uniform Rule 23 be waived for an Education Committee meeting on                                                                 
March 21 to consider the Governor's appointments to the University of                                                           
Alaska Board of Regents, Board of Education and Early Development                                                               
and Professional Teaching Practices Commission; and SENATE BILL                                                                 
NO. 107 "An Act relating to school and school district accountability;                                                          
relating to the duties of the Department of Education and Early                                                                 
Development; and establishing a reading program for public school                                                               
students enrolled in grades kindergarten through three." Without                                                                
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) am "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, 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                                                            

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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 Alaska affordable 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" was engrossed, signed by the President                                                         
and Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration with a                                                             
Senate Letter of Intent.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 298                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 298(FIN) "An Act relating to                                                                       
confidentiality of performance review records and reports of the                                                                
legislative audit division; and providing for an effective date" was                                                            
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned 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 19, 2014. Without                                                                  
objection, the Senate adjourned at 6:05 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                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                                                 
+ SB 213 MUNICIPAL ELECTION BOARDS                                                                                              
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                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 21        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                                            
              Confirmation Hearing:                                                                                             
              Professional Teaching Practices Commission                                                                        
              State Board of Education & Early Development                                                                      
              Kenneth Gallahorn - Kotzebue                                                                                      
              Barbara Thompson - Juneau                                                                                         
              Kathleen Yarr - Ketchickan                                                                                        
              University of Alaska Board of Regents                                                                             
= SB 107 ESTABLISH K THROUGH 3 READING PROGRAM                                                                                  
              Uniform Rule 23 Waived                                                                                            
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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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                                                                                  
= SB  80 OUT-OF-STATE PHYSICIAN LICENSE                                                                                         
= SB 108 LIMIT PUBLIC ACCESS TO CRIMINAL RECORDS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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                                                                            
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
+             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                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
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                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 22        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532          10:00 AM                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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 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                                                                                  
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 18        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
+= 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                                                                                  
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                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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                                                                                  
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 18        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Executive Session                                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              Including But Not Limited to:                                                                                     
+= SB 178 PASSENGER VEHICLE RENTAL TAX                                                                                          
+= SB 211 STATE LAND AND MATERIALS                                                                                              
              <Bill Hearing Postponed>                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              Executive Session                                                                                                 
              <Rescheduled from 3/18/14>                                                                                        
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              Including But Not Limited to:                                                                                     
+= SB 178 PASSENGER VEHICLE RENTAL TAX                                                                                          
+= SB 211 STATE LAND AND MATERIALS                                                                                              
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+= SB  94 RIGHTS-OF-WAY                                                                                                         
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+= SB 197 NATURALLY OCCURRING ASBESTOS                                                                                          
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+ HJR 10 CONST. AM: TRANSPORTATION FUND                                                                                         
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
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                            FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                 CORRECTIONS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 18        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Wrap-up                                                                                                           
              Draft Close-out                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                H Conf Rm 102 Tsb              8:30 AM                                                 
              Close-out                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Mar 20        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Close-out                                                                                                         
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                                 FISH & GAME                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            8:00 AM                                                 
              Close-out                                                                                                         
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                                   GOVERNOR                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            8:30 AM                                                 
              FY15 Budget Close-out                                                                                             
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                                 LEGISLATURE                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 19        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            8:45 AM                                                 
              FY15 Budget Close-out                                                                                             
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                               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**                                                                                       
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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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2014-03-18                     Senate Journal                      Page 2078
                            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