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2014-04-17 Senate Journal

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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                    Thursday                    April 17, 2014                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                              Eighty-seventh Day                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Huggins at 10:49 a.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed nineteen members present. Senator Ellis was absent.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Micciche. Senator                                                               
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          Lord, we thank you as a body for the privilege of                                                                     
          serving in such a remarkably stable political                                                                         
          atmosphere…a place where our minor philosophical                                                                      
          differences are settled through civil debate and                                                                      
          respectful handshakes after a contentious vote.  We                                                                   
          pray for those that settle such things in other places                                                                
          through bloody violence designed to silence opposing                                                                  
          words and thought.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          We celebrate as we near a season that recognizes the                                                                  
          sacred sacrifice and victory of your Son who offers                                                                   
          us new life; joyful Easter egg hunts filled with                                                                      
          innocent laughter; and for all the ample blessings of                                                                 
          Spring in our great State.  The awesome bounty you                                                                    
          have provided from fish to timber, rocks to                                                                           
          hydrocarbons, mountains to the sea is unprecedented                                                                   
          and of which we are certainly grateful.  We ask that                                                                  
          you help us ensure a balance between the value of                                                                     
          stewardship and conservation and the enormous                                                                         
          benefits of responsible resource development.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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          We pray this morning for those we serve…especially                                                                    
          for the Alaskans that are struggling through poverty,                                                                 
          addiction, abuse and those in recovery.  We pray for                                                                  
          the right services to help the struggling to succeed,                                                                 
          and the successful to prosper.  We pray for those                                                                     
          contending with temporary adverse physical and                                                                        
          economic conditions and for continued resources to                                                                    
          assist those that simply can't care for themselves.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          Finally, we ask for your strength and guidance as we                                                                  
          apply the values of fairness, fellowship and integrity                                                                
          during deliberation and for careful consideration of                                                                  
          each decision. We ask your help to push aside our                                                                     
          inclination toward parochialism and partisanship as                                                                   
          we together strive for a better Alaska.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          Lord, your Word says that all a man's ways seem                                                                       
          right to him, but that You weigh the motives. May                                                                     
          our only motives be through pure and humble hearts                                                                    
          while we accomplish great things for our Alaska.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
          Help us learn to value our differences and to forgive                                                                 
          one another, and ultimately, provide us the                                                                           
          willingness to surrender our will in order to                                                                         
          accomplish what You desire.  I ask these things in                                                                    
                  your most wonderful name.           Amen!                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                                              
for the eighty-sixth legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                            
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in recess to the Joint Session. Without objection, the Senate                                                             
recessed at 10:53 a.m.                                                                                                          

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                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Joint Session in the House                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The consideration of the Governor's appointments in Joint Session will                                                          
be published in Senate and House Joint Journal Supplement No. 12.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                In the Senate                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 6:16 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The presence of Senator Ellis was noted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that Senator                                                                  
Hoffman be excused from a call of the Senate today. Without                                                                     
objection, Senator Hoffman was excused.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Messages from the Governor                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 383                                                                                                                        
Message was read stating the Governor signed the following bill on                                                              
April 16 and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies to the                                                               
Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 383(RLS) "An Act                                                                                
          relating to the membership of the board of the Alaska                                                                 
          Gasline Development Corporation; and providing for                                                                    
          an effective date."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                             Chapter 7, SLA 2014                                                                               
                         Effective Date: See Chapter                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 49                                                                                                                         
Message was read stating the Governor signed the following bill on                                                              
April 17 and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies to the                                                               
Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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          HOUSE CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                                   
          SENATE BILL NO. 49(FIN) am H "An Act relating                                                                         
          to existing women's health programs; and defining                                                                     
          'medically necessary abortion' for purposes of making                                                                 
          payments under the state Medicaid program."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                             Chapter 8, SLA 2014                                                                               
                           Effective Date: 7/16/14                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HCR 21                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 17 was read stating the Governor read the                                                                   
following resolution and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies                                                          
to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 21                                                                                    
          Proclaiming April 2014 as Child Abuse Prevention                                                                      
          Month.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Legislative Resolve No. 36                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SCR 20                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 17 was read stating the Governor read the                                                                   
following resolution and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies                                                          
to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 20                                                                                   
          Proclaiming April 2014 as Sexual Assault Awareness                                                                    
          Month.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Legislative Resolve No. 39                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 161                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 16 was read stating the House concurred in the                                                              
Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 161(RES), thus                                                                        
adopting:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 161(RES) am S "An Act relating to auctions or                                                                     
          raffles for big game harvest permits and to the                                                                       
          selection of nonprofit organizations to conduct                                                                       
          auctions and raffles for the Department of Fish and                                                                   
          Game."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCR 13                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 17 was received stating the House passed and                                                                
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                                   
          NO. 13(HSS) Urging the governor to establish and                                                                      
          support programs designed to eradicate the                                                                            
          occurrence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder from                                                                    
          the state.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 14                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 17 was received stating the House passed and                                                                
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                                   
          NO. 14(HSS) Relating to health and social service                                                                     
          best practice models and identifying citizen networks                                                                 
          to achieve solutions to health and social problems in                                                                 
          the state.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 135                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 17 was received stating the House passed and                                                                
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 135 "An Act extending the                                                                             
          termination date of the Alaska Health Care                                                                            
          Commission; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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SB 137                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 17 was received stating the House passed and                                                                
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 137 "An Act extending the                                                                             
          termination date of the Alaska Seismic Hazards                                                                        
          Safety Commission; and providing for an effective                                                                     
          date."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 190                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 17 was received stating the House passed and                                                                
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 190(L&C) "An Act                                                                               
          permitting certain persons who are not licensed by                                                                    
          the Big Game Commercial Services Board to provide                                                                     
          or assist in providing certain guide services."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated April 16 and 17 were read stating the House passed                                                               
and transmitted for consideration:                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 22                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 22(RES) BY                                                                               
THE HOUSE RESOURCES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     Urging the governor, the commissioner of natural resources,                                                                
     and the attorney general to seek resolution of TAPS quality                                                                
     bank disputes before January 1, 2015, in a manner that will                                                                
     provide long-term quality bank stability and reduce the cost                                                               
     of quality bank adjustments paid by in-state refiners of                                                                   
     Alaska North Slope crude oil                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 29                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 200, establishing a right                                                                  
          of action for the death of an unborn child in certain                                                                 
          circumstances                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCR 30                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 145, relating to the                                                                       
          Teachers' Retirement System, the Judicial Retirement                                                                  
          System, and the Public Employees' Retirement                                                                          
          System for qualified military service; and relating to                                                                
          the definition of "veteran" for purposes of housing,                                                                  
          eligibility for veterans' loans, and preferences in state                                                             
          employment hiring                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 45                                                                                                                         
HOUSE BILL NO. 45 BY REPRESENTATIVES COSTELLO,                                                                                  
GATTIS, HUGHES, JOSEPHSON, Millett, Gara, Munoz, Olson,                                                                         
Kawasaki, P.Wilson, Holmes, Kerttula, Kreiss-Tomkins, Tarr,                                                                     
Kito III, Drummond, Herron, entitled:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to harassment, intimidation, or bullying by                                                               
     students attending a public school in the state."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 206                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 206(L&C) BY THE HOUSE LABOR                                                                               
AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to motor vehicle service contracts;                                                                  
          exempting motor vehicle service contracts from                                                                        
          regulation as insurance; and providing for an                                                                         
          effective date."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce                                                                  
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 216                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 216(STA) BY THE HOUSE STATE                                                                               
AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act adding the Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central                                                                   
          Alaskan Yup'ik, Alutiiq, Unangax, Dena'ina, Deg                                                                       
          Xinag, Holikachuk, Koyukon, Upper Kuskokwim,                                                                          
          Gwich'in, Tanana, Upper Tanana, Tanacross, Hän,                                                                       
          Ahtna, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian                                                                            
          languages as official languages of the state."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 287                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 287(RLS) am BY THE HOUSE RULES                                                                            
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to the determination of the royalty                                                                  
          received by the state on oil production refined or                                                                    
          processed in the state; providing tax credits for                                                                     
          qualified infrastructure expenditures for in-state                                                                    
          refineries and hydrocarbon processing facilities;                                                                     
          approving and ratifying the sale of royalty oil by the                                                                
          State of Alaska to Tesoro Corporation and Tesoro                                                                      
          Refining and Marketing Company LLC; and                                                                               
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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HB 306                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 306(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to the review and administration of                                                                  
          tax credit programs; requiring the Department of                                                                      
          Revenue to report indirect expenditures; relating to                                                                  
          the duties of state agencies; requiring the legislative                                                               
          finance division to analyze certain indirect                                                                          
          expenditures; relating to lapse dates for                                                                             
          appropriations for capital projects; repealing the                                                                    
          insurance tax education credit, the income tax                                                                        
          education credit, the veteran employment tax credit,                                                                  
          the oil or gas producer education credit, the property                                                                
          tax education credit, the mining business education                                                                   
          credit, the fisheries business education credit, the                                                                  
          fisheries business tax credit for scholarship                                                                         
          contributions, the fisheries business salmon product                                                                  
          development tax credit, the fisheries business salmon                                                                 
          utilization tax credit, the fisheries business landing                                                                
          tax credit for scholarship contributions, the fisheries                                                               
          resource landing tax credit for the fisheries resource                                                                
          harvested under the community development quota,                                                                      
          the fisheries resource landing tax education credit,                                                                  
          and the film production tax credit; and providing for                                                                 
          an effective date."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 356                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 356(STA) BY THE HOUSE STATE                                                                               
AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act establishing the Advisory Committee on                                                                        
          Wellness; and relating to the administration of state                                                                 
          group health insurance policies."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 370                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 370(L&C) BY THE HOUSE LABOR                                                                               
AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to employer-required drug testing;                                                                   
          requiring the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board                                                                      
          to adopt regulations relating to the prescription of                                                                  
          controlled substances to employees; and relating to                                                                   
          the prescription of controlled substances to                                                                          
          employees."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 145                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 16 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 145 "An Act relating                                                                 
to the Teachers' Retirement System, the Judicial Retirement System,                                                             
and the Public Employees' Retirement System for qualified military                                                              
service; relating to the definition of 'veteran' for purposes of housing,                                                       
eligibility for veterans' loans, and preferences in state employment                                                            
hiring; and providing for an effective date" with the following                                                                 
amendment:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 145 am H "An Act relating to                                                                          
          the Teachers' Retirement System, the Judicial                                                                         
          Retirement System, and the Public Employees'                                                                          
          Retirement System for qualified military service;                                                                     
          relating to the definition of 'veteran' for purposes of                                                               
          housing, eligibility for veterans' loans, and                                                                         
          preferences in state employment hiring; providing for                                                                 
          home and community-based waiver services under                                                                        
          Medicaid for children of military service members;                                                                    
          and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
          (Title Change HCR 30)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 145 am H                                                                                                                     
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to SB 145?                                                                                                            
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                             
Olson, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hoffman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
SENATE BILL NO. 145 am H "An Act relating to the Teachers'                                                                      
Retirement System, the Judicial Retirement System, and the Public                                                               
Employees' Retirement System for qualified military service; relating                                                           
to the definition of 'veteran' for purposes of housing, eligibility for                                                         
veterans' loans, and preferences in state employment hiring; providing                                                          
for home and community-based waiver services under Medicaid for                                                                 
children of military service members; and providing for an effective                                                            
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 30                                                                                                                        
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                    
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 which had been                                                                               
held on the Secretary's desk (page 2537). Without objection, the                                                                
resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 30 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 145,                                                                
relating to the Teachers' Retirement System, the Judicial Retirement                                                            
System, and the Public Employees' Retirement System for qualified                                                               
military service; and relating to the definition of "veteran" for                                                               
purposes of housing, eligibility for veterans' loans, and preferences in                                                        
state employment hiring, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                          
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HCR 30                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                             
Olson, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hoffman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 200                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 16 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 200 "An Act                                                                          
establishing a right of action for the death of an unborn child in certain                                                      
circumstances" with the following amendment:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 200(RLS)                                                                      
              "An Act relating to an action for the death of an                                                                
          unborn child in certain circumstances."                                                                               
          (Title Change HCR 29)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                              
cosponsor on the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 200(RLS)                                                                                                                 
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to SB 200?                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                             
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hoffman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 200(RLS) "An Act relating to                                                                       
an action for the death of an unborn child in certain circumstances."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 29                                                                                                                        
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                    
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29 which had been                                                                               
held on the Secretary's desk (page 2537). Without objection, the                                                                
resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 29 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 200,                                                                
establishing a right of action for the death of an unborn child in certain                                                      
circumstances, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                          
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HCR 29                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                             
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hoffman                                                                                                               

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and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 29 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 121                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 121(FIN) "An Act relating to the examinations, board, loans, and                                                            
records of the Alaska Commercial Fishing and Agriculture Bank; and                                                              
providing for an effective date." Signing do pass: Senators Kelly,                                                              
Meyer, Cochairs; Senators Fairclough, Bishop, Dunleavy, Hoffman.                                                                
Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
           Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 140                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                            
NO. 140(FIN) am "An Act relating to the proposed adoption,                                                                      
amendment, or repeal of a regulation; and relating to contact with                                                              
agencies about regulations" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                       SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                         
          NO. 140(JUD)                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Signing no recommendation: Senator Coghill, Chair; Senator                                                                      
Wielechowski. Signing do pass: Senators McGuire, Dyson.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 3, indeterminate, Office of the Governor                                                                   
     Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Natural Resources                                                                         
         Fiscal Note No. 5, Department of Environmental Conservation                                                           
           Fiscal Note No. 6, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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HB 143                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 143(FIN) "An Act relating to crewmember fishing licenses; and                                                               
providing for an effective date." Signing do pass: Senator Meyer,                                                               
Cochair; Senators Fairclough, Bishop. Signing no recommendation:                                                                
Senator Kelly, Cochair; Senators Hoffman, Olson. Signing do not                                                                 
pass: Senator Dunleavy.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Fish and Game                                                                             
     Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Labor and Workforce                                                                       
      Development                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 193                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 193(FIN) "An Act relating to the joint administration of tobacco                                                            
taxes by the state and a municipality" and recommended it be replaced                                                           
with                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 193(FIN) "An Act relating to the joint                                                                            
          administration of tobacco taxes by the state and a                                                                    
          municipality; and authorizing the Department of                                                                       
          Revenue to furnish to a municipality returns or                                                                       
          reports related to the vehicle rental tax."                                                                           
          (Title Change SCR 25)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Meyer, Cochair; Senators Fairclough,                                                                   
Dunleavy, Hoffman.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Revenue                                                                                   
          Fiscal Note No. 5, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 231                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 231 "An Act                                                                     
eliminating the Department of Revenue's duty to register cattle                                                                 
brands." Signing do pass: Senators Kelly, Meyer, Cochairs; Senators                                                             
Fairclough, Dunleavy, Hoffman. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                               
Olson.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Revenue                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 234                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 234 "An Act                                                                     
extending the termination date of the Regulatory Commission of                                                                  
Alaska; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass: Senator                                                          
Meyer, Cochair; Senators Hoffman, Fairclough, Bishop, Dunleavy.                                                                 
Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
           Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 305                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 305(FIN) "An Act relating to the records of metal scrappers;                                                                
repealing the requirement that a junk dealer or metal scrapper obtain a                                                         
license; and providing for an effective date." Signing do pass: Senator                                                         
Meyer, Cochair; Senators Fairclough, Hoffman. Signing no                                                                        
recommendation: Senators Dunleavy, Olson.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Corrections                                                                         
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Revenue                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 308                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 308 "An Act                                                                     
relating to the exemptions under the Alaska Securities Act and to                                                               
securities issued by Native corporations; and providing for an effective                                                        
date." Signing do pass: Senator Meyer, Cochair; Senators Fairclough,                                                            
Bishop, Dunleavy. Signing no recommendation: Senators Hoffman,                                                                  
Olson.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
           Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 328                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 328(L&C) "An Act establishing the Board of Massage                                                                          
Therapists; relating to the licensing of massage therapists; and                                                                
providing for an effective date." Signing do pass: Senators Kelly,                                                              
Meyer, Cochairs; Senators Fairclough, Bishop. Signing do not pass:                                                              
Senator Dunleavy. Signing no recommendation: Senators Olson,                                                                    
Hoffman.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
           Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 361                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 361 "An Act                                                                     
relating to licensing of behavior analysts." Signing do pass: Senator                                                           
Kelly, Cochair; Senators Fairclough, Bishop, Hoffman. Signing no                                                                
recommendation: Senator Meyer, Cochair; Senator Dunleavy.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, indeterminate, Department of Health and Social                                                          
      Services                                                                                                                  
           Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   

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HB 379                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 379(FIN) "An Act relating to the limitation on the value of                                                                 
property taxable by a municipality; and providing for an effective                                                              
date." Signing do pass: Senators Kelly, Meyer, Cochairs; Senators                                                               
Dunleavy, Fairclough, Bishop, Hoffman, Olson.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 2, indeterminate, Department of Revenue                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The presence of Senator Hoffman was noted.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Introduction and Reference of                                                                        
                              Senate Resolutions                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 25                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 25 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 193, relating to the joint                                                                  
          administration of tobacco taxes by the state and a                                                                    
          municipality                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCR 26                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 26 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 47, requiring a party                                                                       
          seeking a restraining order, preliminary injunction, or                                                               
          order vacating or staying the operation of certain                                                                    
          permits affecting an industrial operation to give                                                                     

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            security in the amount the court considers proper for                                                              
            costs incurred and damages suffered if the industrial                                                              
          operation is wrongfully enjoined or restrained                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to take up the                                                                
resolution. Without objection, the resolution was before the Senate on                                                          
final passage.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 26 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 47,                                                                  
requiring a party seeking a restraining order, preliminary injunction, or                                                       
order vacating or staying the operation of certain permits affecting an                                                         
industrial operation to give security in the amount the court considers                                                         
proper for costs incurred and damages suffered if the industrial                                                                
operation is wrongfully enjoined or restrained, pass the Senate?" The                                                           
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCR 26                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 26 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 60                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 60(JUD) "An Act adopting and relating                                                                     
to the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act; relating to                                                                 
establishing the law governing certain trusts; and relating to                                                                  
disclaimers of property interests" was read the second time.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 60(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 60(JUD) "An                                                                    
Act adopting and relating to the Uniform Real Property Transfer on                                                              
Death Act; relating to establishing the law governing certain trusts;                                                           
and relating to disclaimers of property interests" pass the Senate?" The                                                        
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 60(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, French,                                                                 
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                      
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Dunleavy                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 60(JUD) passed the Senate, was                                                                    
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 210                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 210(FIN) am "An Act relating to crisis                                                                    
intervention training for school personnel; and relating to restraint and                                                       
seclusion of students in public schools" was read the second time.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 210(FIN) am will advance to third                                                                         
reading on the April 18 calendar.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 246                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 246 "An Act adding additional land and water to                                                                  
the Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge" was read the second                                                             
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HOUSE BILL NO. 246 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that HOUSE                                                                    
BILL NO. 246 be held in third reading to the April 18 calendar.                                                                 
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 255                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 255(JUD) "An Act relating to unmanned                                                                     
aircraft systems; and relating to images captured by an unmanned                                                                
aircraft system" was read the second time.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 255(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 255(JUD) "An                                                                   
Act relating to unmanned aircraft systems; and relating to images                                                               
captured by an unmanned aircraft system" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 255(JUD)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 255(JUD) passed the Senate, was                                                                   
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 276                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 276 "An Act making the Alaska Wage and Hour                                                                      
Act inapplicable to certain employees of motor vehicle dealers; and                                                             
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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HOUSE BILL NO. 276 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 276 "An Act making                                                                    
the Alaska Wage and Hour Act inapplicable to certain employees of                                                               
motor vehicle dealers; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                            
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 276                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                       
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Gardner                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 276 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Giessel gave notice of reconsideration.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 297                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 297(FIN) "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 second time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Meyer, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                                  
page 2502. Senator French objected, then withdrew his objection.                                                                
There being no further objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                    
BILL NO. 297(FIN) "An Act recognizing the Alaska Housing Finance                                                                
Corporation as the authorizing agency to approve home energy rating                                                             
systems for the state; relating to legislative approval for a loan from                                                         
the power project fund for the Blue Lake hydroelectric project; and                                                             
providing for an effective date" was adopted.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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Senator McGuire offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 2, following "state;":                                                                                           
     Insert "relating to the Alaska Industrial Development and                                                                
Export Authority revolving fund; limiting the use of the Alaska                                                               
Industrial Development and Export Authority sustainable energy                                                                
transmission and supply development fund for certain loans and                                                                
loan guarantees and allowing the development fund to be used as                                                               
security for a bond guarantee; amending the definition of                                                                     
'qualified energy development'; authorizing the Alaska Industrial                                                             
Development and Export Authority to issue bonds to finance the                                                                
infrastructure and construction costs of the Bokan-Dotson Ridge                                                               
rare earth element project and the Niblack project;"                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, following line 9:                                                                                                       
     Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 2. AS 44.88.660 is amended to read:                                                                                   
          Sec. 44.88.660. Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                            
     Authority sustainable energy transmission and supply                                                                     
     development fund. The Alaska Industrial Development and                                                                  
     Export Authority sustainable energy transmission and supply                                                                
     development fund is established in the authority. The development                                                          
     fund consists of appropriations made to the development fund by                                                            
     the legislature, money or other assets transferred to the                                                                  
     development fund by a vote of the members of the authority                                                             
     under AS 44.88.050 from any other fund controlled by the                                                               
     authority, and unrestricted loan repayments, interest, or other                                                        
     income earned on loans, investments, or assets of the development                                                          
     fund. The development fund is not an account in the revolving                                                              
     [LOAN] fund established in AS 44.88.060, and the authority shall                                                           
     account for the development fund separately from the revolving                                                             
     fund. The authority may create additional accounts in the                                                                  
     development fund. Subject to agreements made with the holders                                                              
     of the authority's bonds or with other persons, the authority may                                                          
     transfer amounts in an account in the development fund to another                                                          
     account in the development fund. Amounts deposited in the                                                                  
     development fund may be pledged to the payment of bonds of the                                                             
     authority or expended for the purposes of AS 44.88.650 -                                                                   
     44.88.690. The authority has the powers and responsibilities                                                               
     established in AS 37.10.071 with respect to the investment of                                                              
     amounts held in the development fund.                                                                                      

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   * Sec. 3. AS 44.88.690(a) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (a)  Unless the authority has obtained legislative approval by                                                        
     law, the authority may not use the Alaska Industrial                                                                   
     Development and Export Authority sustainable energy                                                                    
     transmission and supply development fund established in                                                                
     AS 44.88.660 to make [FINANCE OR PARTICIPATE IN                                                                        
     FINANCING OF]                                                                                                              
              (1)  a loan for more than one-third of the capital cost of                                                    
     qualified energy development; or                                                                                           
              (2)  a loan guarantee if the amount of the guarantee                                                          
     [THAT] exceeds $20,000,000.                                                                                                
   * Sec. 4. AS 44.88.690 is amended by adding a new subsection to                                                            
read:                                                                                                                           
          (c)  Notwithstanding (a) of this section, the authority may use                                                       
     the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority                                                                     
     sustainable energy transmission and supply development fund                                                                
        established in AS 44.88.660 as security for a bond guarantee.                                                          
   * Sec. 5. AS 44.88.900(14) is amended to read:                                                                             
              (14)  "qualified energy development" means a                                                                      
     development [PROJECT] in the state that involves                                                                       
                   (A)  transmission, generation, conservation, storage,                                                        
          or distribution of heat or electricity;                                                                               
                   (B)  liquefaction, regasification, distribution, storage,                                                    
          or use of natural gas except a natural gas pipeline project for                                                       
          transporting natural gas from the North Slope or Cook Inlet to                                                        
          market;                                                                                                               
                   (C)  distribution or storage of refined petroleum                                                            
          products;                                                                                                             
   * Sec. 6. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                          
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL; BOKAN-DOTSON RIDGE RARE                                                                              
EARTH ELEMENT PROJECT. (a) The Alaska Industrial                                                                                
Development and Export Authority may issue bonds to finance the                                                                 
infrastructure and construction costs of the Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare                                                            
earth element project. The Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth element                                                                
project's surface complex shall be owned and operated by the authority                                                          
or financed under AS 44.88.172. The principal amount of the bonds                                                               
provided by the authority for the Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth                                                                 
element project may not exceed $145,000,000 and may include the                                                                 
costs of issuing bonds considered reasonable and appropriate by the                                                             

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Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority.                                                                             
     (b)  This section constitutes legislative approval required by                                                             
AS 44.88.095(g).                                                                                                                
   * Sec. 7. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                          
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL; NIBLACK PROJECT. (a) The                                                                             
Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority may issue bonds                                                              
to finance the infrastructure and construction costs of the Niblack                                                             
project. The Niblack project includes a mineral processing mill,                                                                
associated dock, and loading and related infrastructure facilities at the                                                       
Gravina Island Industrial Complex, as well as infrastructure at the                                                             
project site on Prince of Wales Island. The mineral processing mill,                                                            
associated dock, and loading and related infrastructure facilities at the                                                       
Gravina Island Industrial Complex, as well as infrastructure at the                                                             
project site on Prince of Wales Island, shall be owned and operated by                                                          
the authority or financed under AS 44.88.172. The principal amount of                                                           
the bonds provided by the authority for the Niblack project may not                                                             
exceed $125,000,000 and may include the costs of issuing bonds                                                                  
considered reasonable and appropriate by the Alaska Industrial                                                                  
Development and Export Authority.                                                                                               
     (b) This section constitutes legislative approval required by                                                              
AS 44.88.095(g)."                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator McGuire moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                                       
adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator French objected, then                                                                      
withdrew his objection. There being no further objection, Amendment                                                             
No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 297(FIN) am S "An                                                                           
Act recognizing the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation as the                                                                   
authorizing agency to approve home energy rating systems for the                                                                
state; relating to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                 
Authority revolving fund; limiting the use of the Alaska Industrial                                                             
Development and Export Authority sustainable energy transmission                                                                

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and supply development fund for certain loans and loan guarantees                                                               
and allowing the development fund to be used as security for a bond                                                             
guarantee; amending the definition of 'qualified energy development';                                                           
authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority                                                              
to issue bonds to finance the infrastructure and construction costs of                                                          
the Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth element project and the Niblack                                                               
project; relating to legislative approval for a loan from the power                                                             
project fund for the Blue Lake hydroelectric project; and providing for                                                         
an effective date" was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 297(FIN) am S "An Act recognizing the Alaska Housing Finance                                                                
Corporation as the authorizing agency to approve home energy rating                                                             
systems for the state; relating to the Alaska Industrial Development                                                            
and Export Authority revolving fund; limiting the use of the Alaska                                                             
Industrial Development and Export Authority sustainable energy                                                                  
transmission and supply development fund for certain loans and loan                                                             
guarantees and allowing the development fund to be used as security                                                             
for a bond guarantee; amending the definition of 'qualified energy                                                              
development'; authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development and                                                                 
Export Authority to issue bonds to finance the infrastructure and                                                               
construction costs of the Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth element                                                                 
project and the Niblack project; relating to legislative approval for a                                                         
loan from the power project fund for the Blue Lake hydroelectric                                                                
project; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                        
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 297(FIN) am S                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                         
NO. 297(FIN) am S passed the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                          
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCR 24                                                                                                                        
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                    
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 24 which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk (page 2504). Without objection, the                                                                
resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 24 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 297,                                                                 
recognizing the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation as the                                                                       
authorizing agency to approve home energy rating systems for the                                                                
state, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SCR 24                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 24 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 309                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 309(L&C) "An Act relating to distillery                                                                   
licenses" was read the second time.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 309(L&C) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senators French, McGuire, Gardner, Bishop, Egan, Micciche,                                                                      
Stedman moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross                                                                  
sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 309(L&C)                                                                       
"An Act relating to distillery licenses" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                                         
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 309(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 309(L&C) passed the Senate, was                                                                   
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 328                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 328(L&C) "An Act establishing the                                                                         
Board of Massage Therapists; relating to the licensing of massage                                                               
therapists; and providing for an effective date" was read the second                                                            
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 328(L&C)  was read the third time.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 328(L&C)                                                                       
"An Act establishing the Board of Massage Therapists; relating to the                                                           
licensing of massage therapists; and providing for an effective date"                                                           
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 328(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, French,                                                                 
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                      
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Dunleavy                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 328(L&C) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed                                                           
by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                         Third Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 284 "An Act relating to an interstate compact on a                                                               
balanced federal budget" was read the third time.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved that the bill be returned to second                                                                  
reading for the purpose of a specific amendment, that being                                                                     
Amendment No. 1. Without objection, the bill was returned to second                                                             
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 17, following "Section 3":                                                                                         
     Insert ", or unless the President determines that a national crisis                                                        
exists or that the country is at war"                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                 
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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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. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 284 was automatically in third reading.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                           
all amendments offered today. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, line 30, through page 5, line 1:                                                                                        
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
          "Section 1. This Compact governs each Member State unless                                                             
     the constitution or laws of a Member State are in conflict with this                                                       
     Compact. If there is a conflict between this Compact and the                                                               
     constitution or laws of the Member State, the constitution and                                                             
     laws of the Member State law shall control."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski 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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
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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Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 3:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 30, following "impoundment":                                                                                       
     Insert ", other than expenditures for the Medicare program,"                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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. 3 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator French offered Amendment No. 4:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 30, following "impoundment":                                                                                       
     Insert ", other than expenditures for social security,"                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 4                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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YEAS:  4   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                              
Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman, Stevens                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Dyson, Fairclough, Olson                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Kelly changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 4 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 5:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 30, following "impoundment":                                                                                       
     Insert ", other than expenditures for veterans' benefits,"                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5.                                                                 
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 5                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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, Olson, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 5 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator French offered Amendment No. 6:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 30, following "impoundment":                                                                                       
     Insert ", other than expenditures for the defense budget,"                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 6.  Senator                                                              
Coghill objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis called the Senate. The call was satisfied.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 6 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 6                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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. 6 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator French offered Amendment No. 7:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 30, following "impoundment":                                                                                       
     Insert ", other than expenditures for transportation improvement                                                           
projects or other economic development funds or programs in the State                                                           
of Alaska,"                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator French moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 7. Senator                                                               
Coghill objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 7 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 7                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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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. 7 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 8:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 30, following "impoundment":                                                                                       
      Insert ", other than expenditures for Alaska Native health care,"                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 8                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                     
Stevens                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 8 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 9:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 30, following "impoundment ":                                                                                      
     Insert ", other than expenditures relating to development,                                                                 
exploration, or production of oil and gas on Alaska's outer continental                                                         
shelf,"                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-04-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 2565
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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 9                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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. 9 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 10:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 30, following "impoundment":                                                                                       
     Insert ", other than expenditures for protecting the health of                                                             
children, including immunization programs for children,"                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner 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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 10                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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. 10 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 11:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 30, following "impoundment":                                                                                       
     Insert ", other than expenditures for programs that provide for job                                                        
training or education,"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 11                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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. 11 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis lifted the call.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 12:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, line 16:                                                                                                               
     Delete "Northern District of Texas"                                                                                        
     Insert "District of Alaska"                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 15, lines 17 - 18:                                                                                                         
     Delete "Texas within the jurisdictional boundaries of the                                                                  
foregoing district court"                                                                                                       
     Insert "Alaska"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 12.                                                                
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 12 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 12                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, French, Gardner, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Fairclough                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 12 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 284 was automatically in third reading.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 284 "An Act relating to                                                               
an interstate compact on a balanced federal budget" pass the Senate?"                                                           
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 284                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Fairclough, Giessel,                                                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Egan, Ellis, French, Gardner, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 284 passed the Senate, was signed by the                                                                 
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     Second Reading of House Resolutions                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HCR 15                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 15(FIN) was                                                                              
read the second time and was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2014-04-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 2568
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT                                                                              
RESOLUTION NO. 15(FIN) Relating to the Task Force on                                                                            
Unmanned Aircraft Systems, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                                 
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHCR 15(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson, Egan, Ellis, Fairclough,                                                               
French, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, McGuire,                                                                     
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Meyer                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                                      
NO. 15(FIN) passed the Senate, was signed by the President and                                                                  
Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Commemorating - The Opening of the PeaceHealth Ketchikan                                                                        
Medical Center Infusion Therapy Suite                                                                                           
Senator(s) McGuire, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                  
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, Meyer,                                                               
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kenai Peninsula Hockey Assoc. Pee Wee 'B' Ice Hawks                                                                  
State Champions                                                                                                                 
Senator(s) Micciche, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire,                                                             
Meyer, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                    
Representative(s) Olson                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Upper Susitna Shooters Association                                                                                   
Representative(s) Keller, Stoltze, Gattis, Hughes, Feige, Neuman                                                                
Senator(s) Dunleavy, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dyson, Egan, Ellis,                                                              
Fairclough, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                   
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

2014-04-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 2569
In Memoriam - Floyd M. Kookesh                                                                                                  
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins, Munoz                                                                                         
Senator(s) Stedman, Huggins, Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Dyson,                                                                  
Egan, Ellis, Fairclough, French, 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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
return to Messages from the House. Without objection, the Senate                                                                
returned to:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Message dated April 17 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 385                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 385 BY THE HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE BY                                                                              
REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, entitled:                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to additional state contributions to                                                                 
          the teachers' defined benefit retirement plan and the                                                                 
          public employees' defined benefit retirement plan;                                                                    
          and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 216                                                                                                                        
Senators Egan, Dyson moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                                                    
shown as cross sponsors on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 216(STA)                                                                       
"An Act adding the Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central Alaskan Yup'ik,                                                             
Alutiiq, Unangax, Dena'ina, Deg Xinag, Holikachuk, Koyukon, Upper                                                               

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Kuskokwim, Gwich'in, Tanana, Upper Tanana, Tanacross, Hän,                                                                      
Ahtna, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian languages as official                                                                
languages of the state." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 328                                                                                                                        
Senator Egan moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                                 
cross sponsor on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 328(L&C) "An Act                                                                         
establishing the Board of Massage Therapists; relating to the licensing                                                         
of massage therapists; and providing for an effective date." Without                                                            
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 297                                                                                                                        
Senators McGuire, Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                 
be shown as cross sponsors on SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 297(FIN) am S "An Act recognizing the Alaska Housing                                                                   
Finance Corporation as the authorizing agency to approve home                                                                   
energy rating systems for the state; relating to the Alaska Industrial                                                          
Development and Export Authority revolving fund; limiting the use of                                                            
the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority sustainable                                                              
energy transmission and supply development fund for certain loans                                                               
and loan guarantees and allowing the development fund to be used as                                                             
security for a bond guarantee; amending the definition of 'qualified                                                            
energy development'; authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development                                                              
and Export Authority to issue bonds to finance the infrastructure and                                                           
construction costs of the Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth element                                                                 
project and the Niblack project; relating to legislative approval for a                                                         
loan from the power project fund for the Blue Lake hydroelectric                                                                
project; and providing for an effective date." Without objection, it was                                                        
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 297                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 297(FIN) am S "An                                                                           
Act recognizing the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation as the                                                                   
authorizing agency to approve home energy rating systems for the                                                                
state; relating to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                 
Authority revolving fund; limiting the use of the Alaska Industrial                                                             
Development and Export Authority sustainable energy transmission                                                                
and supply development fund for certain loans and loan guarantees                                                               
and allowing the development fund to be used as security for a bond                                                             
guarantee; amending the definition of 'qualified energy development';                                                           
authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority                                                              
to issue bonds to finance the infrastructure and construction costs of                                                          
the Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth element project and the Niblack                                                               
project; relating to legislative approval for a loan from the power                                                             
project fund for the Blue Lake hydroelectric project; and providing for                                                         
an effective date" was engrossed, signed by the President and                                                                   
Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SCR 24                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 24 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 297, recognizing the Alaska                                                              
Housing Finance Corporation as the authorizing agency to approve                                                                
home energy rating systems for the state, was engrossed, signed by the                                                          
President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                        
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SCR 26                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 26 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 47, requiring a party seeking a                                                          
restraining order, preliminary injunction, or order vacating or staying                                                         
the operation of certain permits affecting an industrial operation to                                                           
give security in the amount the court considers proper for costs                                                                
incurred and damages suffered if the industrial operation is wrongfully                                                         
enjoined or restrained, was engrossed, signed by the President and                                                              
Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                  Enrollment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 159                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 159(L&C) "An Act relating to                                                                       
air ambulance service providers, air ambulance membership                                                                       
agreements, and regulation of air ambulance service providers and air                                                           
ambulance membership agreements by the division of insurance; and                                                               
providing for an effective date" was enrolled, signed by the President                                                          
and Secretary, Speaker and Chief Clerk and the engrossed and                                                                    
enrolled copies transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 1:54 p.m.,                                                         
April 17, 2014.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in adjournment until 10:00 a.m., April 18, 2014. Without                                                                  
objection, the Senate adjourned at 9:22 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+= HB 379 OIL & GAS PROPERTY TAX                                                                                                
+= HB 234 EXTEND REGULATORY COMMISSION OF ALASKA                                                                                
+= HB 308 ALASKA SECURITIES ACT EXEMPTIONS                                                                                      
+= HB 361 LICENSING OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS                                                                                        
+= HB 160 LICENSING OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS                                                                                        
+ HB 328 BOARD/LICENSING OF MASSAGE THERAPISTS                                                                                  
+= HB 121 COMMERCIAL FISHING & AGRICULTURE BANK                                                                                 
+= HB 204 SALMON & HERRING PRODUCT DEV'T TAX CREDIT                                                                             
+ HB 143 COMMERCIAL FISHING CREWMEMBER LICENSES                                                                                 
+ HB 282 LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT                                                                                                
+= HB 193 MUNICIPAL TAXATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS                                                                                
+= HB 231 CATTLE BRAND REGISTRATION                                                                                             
+= HB 305 JUNK DEALER & METAL SCRAPPER LICENSING                                                                                
+= HB  19 PERM. MOT. VEH. REGISTRATION/TRAILERS                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+= HB 193 MUNICIPAL TAXATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS                                                                                
+= HB 305 JUNK DEALER & METAL SCRAPPER LICENSING                                                                                
+= HB 121 COMMERCIAL FISHING & AGRICULTURE BANK                                                                                 
+= HB 328 BOARD/LICENSING OF MASSAGE THERAPISTS                                                                                 
+= HB 143 COMMERCIAL FISHING CREWMEMBER LICENSES                                                                                
+= HB 282 LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT                                                                                               
+= HB 204 SALMON & HERRING PRODUCT DEV'T TAX CREDIT                                                                             
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
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                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                    (meeting continued from previous page)                                                                   
+= HB 231 CATTLE BRAND REGISTRATION                                                                                             
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
+= HB  19 PERM. MOT. VEH. REGISTRATION/TRAILERS                                                                                 
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 160 LICENSING OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS                                                                                         
+ HB 140 REGULATIONS: NOTICE, REVIEW, COMMENT                                                                                   
+ HB 306 EVAL. INDIRECT EXPENDITURES; TAX CREDITS                                                                               
+ HB 287 APPROVE TESORO ROYALTY OIL SALE                                                                                        
+ HJR 10 CONST. AM: TRANSPORTATION FUND                                                                                         
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 385 PERS/TRS STATE CONTRIBUTIONS                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 370 AWCB CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIPTIONS                                                                                
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          7:30 AM                                                 
+ HB 206 MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE CONTRACTS                                                                                        
+ HB  28 FIRE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES                                                                                    
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                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 216 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES OF THE STATE                                                                                        
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          8:00 AM                                                 
+= HB 216 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES OF THE STATE                                                                                       
+ HB 356 ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WELLNESS                                                                                         
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
+= SB 211 STATE LAND AND MATERIALS                                                                                              
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                            CONFERENCE COMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 266 & HB 267                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
= HB 266 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                   
= HB 267 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                                                 
= HB 266 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                   
= HB 267 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                           
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                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                JOINT SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Thursday                     House Chamber            11:00 AM                                                  
                -- Rescheduled from 4/11/14 --                                                                                  
              Consideration of Governor's Appointees