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2015-04-03 Senate Journal

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HB 72                                                                                                                         
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 72(FIN) "An Act                                                                             
making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of                                                            

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state government and for certain programs and capitalizing funds;                                                               
amending appropriations; and providing for an effective date" was                                                               
before the Senate in second reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senators Gardner, Ellis, Olson, Wielechowski, Egan offered                                                                      
Amendment No. 4:                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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"* Sec. 14. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY                                                                                 
DEVELOPMENT. The sum of $32,000,000 is appropriated from the                                                                    
general fund to the Department of Education and Early Development                                                               
to be distributed as state aid to districts according to the average daily                                                      
membership for each district adjusted under AS 14.17.410(b)(1)(A) -                                                             
(D) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 4.                                                                      
Objections were heard.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 4                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Costello, Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly,                                                             
MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 4 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 5:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5. Senator                                                                 
MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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SCS CSHB 72(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 5                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stoltze                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 5 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 6:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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   "* Sec. 27. SALARY AND BENEFIT ADJUSTMENTS. (a) The                                                                        
sum of $56,985,300 is appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30,                                                         
2016, to the office of management and budget to distribute as provided                                                          
in (b) and (c) of this section to the appropriate agencies as provided in                                                       
those subsections consistent with and in the amounts and from the                                                               
fund sources identified in Amendment No. 7B to SCS CSHB 72(FIN),                                                                
Draft Version "S," that was passed by the Senate Finance Committee                                                              
which removed this sum from the appropriations made in sec. 1 of this                                                           
Act.                                                                                                                            
     (b)  The operating budget appropriations made in (a) of this                                                               
section include amounts for salary and benefit adjustments for public                                                           
officials, officers, and employees of the executive branch, Alaska                                                              
Court System employees, employees of the legislature, and legislators                                                           
and to implement the terms for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, of                                                         
the following collective bargaining agreements:                                                                                 
          (1) Alaska Correctional Officers Association, representing the                                                        
correctional officers unit;                                                                                                     
          (2) Confidential Employees Association, for the confidential                                                          
unit;                                                                                                                           
          (3) Alaska Public Employees Association, for the supervisory                                                          
unit;                                                                                                                           
          (4) Alaska State Employees Association, for the general                                                               
government unit;                                                                                                                
          (5) Public Safety Employees Association;                                                                              
          (6) Alaska Vocational Technical Center Teachers'                                                                      
Association;                                                                                                                    

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          (7) Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, Alaska Region, for                                                          
the unlicensed marine unit;                                                                                                     
          (8) International Organization of Masters, Mates, and Pilots,                                                         
for the masters, mates, and pilots unit;                                                                                        
          (9) Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association, representing                                                            
licensed engineers employed by the Alaska marine highway system.                                                                
     (c) The operating budget appropriations made to the University of                                                          
Alaska in (a) of this section include amounts for salary and benefit                                                            
adjustments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, for university                                                            
employees who are not members of a collective bargaining unit and to                                                            
implement the terms for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, of the                                                            
following collective bargaining agreements:                                                                                     
          (1) Fairbanks Firefighters Union, IAFF Local 1324;                                                                    
          (2) United Academics - American Association of University                                                             
Professors, American Federation of Teachers;                                                                                    
          (3) United Academic - Adjuncts - American Association of                                                              
University Professors, American Federation of Teachers;                                                                         
          (4) Alaska Higher Education Crafts and Trades Employees,                                                              
Local 6070;                                                                                                                     
          (5) University of Alaska Federation of Teachers (UAFT).                                                               
     (d) If a collective bargaining agreement listed in (b) of this section                                                     
is not ratified by the membership of the respective collective                                                                  
bargaining unit, the appropriations made in this section applicable to                                                          
the collective bargaining unit's agreement are reduced proportionately                                                          
by the amount for the collective bargaining agreement, and the                                                                  
corresponding funding source amounts are reduced accordingly.                                                                   
     (e) If a collective bargaining agreement listed in (c) of this section                                                     
is not ratified by the membership of the respective collective                                                                  
bargaining unit and approved by the Board of Regents of the                                                                     
University of Alaska, the appropriations made in this section                                                                   
applicable to the collective bargaining unit's agreement are reduced                                                            
proportionately by the amount for the collective bargaining agreement,                                                          
and the corresponding funding source amounts are reduced                                                                        
accordingly."                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 6. Senator                                                                 
Coghill objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain                                                                  
from voting due to a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and                                                            
Senator MacKinnon was required to vote.                                                                                         

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 6 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 6                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                                  
Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                   
Stoltze                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 6 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 7:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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   "* Sec. 27. SALARY AND BENEFIT ADJUSTMENTS. (a) The                                                                        
sum of $56,985,300 is appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30,                                                         
2016, to the office of management and budget to distribute as provided                                                          
in (b) and (c) of this section to the appropriate agencies as provided in                                                       
those subsections consistent with and in the amounts and from the                                                               
fund sources identified in Amendment No. 7B to SCS CSHB 72(FIN),                                                                
Draft Version "S," that was passed by the Senate Finance Committee,                                                             
which removed this sum from the appropriations made in sec. 1 of this                                                           
Act.                                                                                                                            
     (b)  The operating budget appropriations made in (a) of this                                                               
section include amounts for salary and benefit adjustments for public                                                           
officials, officers, and employees of the executive branch, Alaska                                                              
Court System employees, employees of the legislature, and legislators                                                           
and to implement the terms for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, of                                                         
the following collective bargaining agreements:                                                                                 
          (1) Alaska Correctional Officers Association, representing the                                                        
correctional officers unit;                                                                                                     

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          (2) Confidential Employees Association, for the confidential                                                          
unit;                                                                                                                           
          (3) Alaska Public Employees Association, for the supervisory                                                          
unit;                                                                                                                           
          (4) Alaska State Employees Association, for the general                                                               
government unit;                                                                                                                
          (5) Public Safety Employees Association;                                                                              
          (6) Alaska Vocational Technical Center Teachers'                                                                      
Association;                                                                                                                    
          (7) Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, Alaska Region, for                                                          
the unlicensed marine unit;                                                                                                     
          (8) International Organization of Masters, Mates, and Pilots,                                                         
for the masters, mates, and pilots unit;                                                                                        
          (9) Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association, representing                                                            
licensed engineers employed by the Alaska marine highway system.                                                                
     (c) The operating budget appropriations made to the University of                                                          
Alaska in (a) of this section include amounts for salary and benefit                                                            
adjustments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, for university                                                            
employees who are not members of a collective bargaining unit and to                                                            
implement the terms for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, of the                                                            
following collective bargaining agreements:                                                                                     
          (1) Fairbanks Firefighters Union, IAFF Local 1324;                                                                    
          (2) United Academics - American Association of University                                                             
Professors, American Federation of Teachers;                                                                                    
          (3) United Academic - Adjuncts - American Association of                                                              
University Professors, American Federation of Teachers;                                                                         
          (4) Alaska Higher Education Crafts and Trades Employees,                                                              
Local 6070;                                                                                                                     
          (5) University of Alaska Federation of Teachers (UAFT).                                                               
     (d) If a collective bargaining agreement listed in (b) of this section                                                     
is not ratified by the membership of the respective collective                                                                  
bargaining unit, the appropriations made in this section applicable to                                                          
the collective bargaining unit's agreement are reduced proportionately                                                          
by the amount for the collective bargaining agreement, and the                                                                  
corresponding funding source amounts are reduced accordingly.                                                                   
     (e) If a collective bargaining agreement listed in (c) of this section                                                     
is not ratified by the membership of the respective collective                                                                  
bargaining unit and approved by the Board of Regents of the                                                                     
University of Alaska, the appropriations made in this section                                                                   
applicable to the collective bargaining unit's agreement are reduced                                                            

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proportionately by the amount for the collective bargaining agreement,                                                          
and the corresponding funding source amounts are reduced                                                                        
accordingly."                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 7.                                                                 
Objections were heard.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 7 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 7                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 7 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 8:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 8.                                                                 
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 8 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 8                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Dunleavy, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins,                                                              
Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman, Stevens                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 8 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 9:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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"It is the intent of the legislature that the office of management and                                                          
budget prepare a report to the legislature, to be delivered to the senate                                                       
secretary and chief clerk of the house of representatives not later than                                                        
January 31, 2016, identifying all state employees whose base salaries                                                           
exceed the salary of the governor. The office of management and                                                                 
budget shall notify the legislature that the report is available."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 9.                                                                 
There being no objection, Amendment No. 9 was adopted.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senators Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski, Olson, Egan offered                                                                      
Amendment No. 10:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 10. Senator                                                               
MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Huggins rose to a point of order. President Meyer cautioned                                                             
the members to proceed in order.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 10 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 10                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 10 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 11:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan 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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 11                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stevens,                                                                   
Stoltze                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 11 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senators Gardner, Wielechowski, Ellis offered Amendment No. 12:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 12.                                                                     
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 12 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 12                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 12 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 13:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 13. Senator                                                                
MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                             

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 13 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 13                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 13 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 14:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 14.                                                                
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 14 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 14                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 14 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 15:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that, notwithstanding                                                            
AS 43.55.024, the Department of Revenue not pay a producer a tax                                                                
credit in the amount specified in this subsection for each barrel of oil                                                        
taxable under AS 43.55.011(e) that does not meet any of the criteria in                                                         
AS 43.55.160(f) or (g) and that is produced during a calendar year                                                              
after December 31, 2013, from a lease or property within a unit or                                                              
nonunitized reservoir that has cumulatively produced 400,000,000                                                                
barrels of oil by the close of the most recent calendar year and from                                                           
which the average daily production of oil from the unit or nonunitized                                                          
reservoir during the most recent calendar year exceeded 20,000                                                                  
barrels. The amount of the tax credit for a barrel of taxable oil subject                                                       
to this subsection produced during a month of the calendar year is                                                              
          (1)  $8 for each barrel of taxable oil if the average gross value                                                     
at the point of production for the month is less than $80 a barrel;                                                             
          (2)  $7 for each barrel of taxable oil if the average gross value                                                     
at the point of production for the month is greater than or equal to $80                                                        
a barrel, but less than $90 a barrel;                                                                                           
          (3) $6 for each barrel of taxable oil if the average gross value                                                      
at the point of production for the month is greater than or equal to $90                                                        
a barrel, but less than $100 a barrel;                                                                                          
          (4) $5 for each barrel of taxable oil if the average gross value                                                      
at the point of production for the month is greater than or equal to                                                            
$100 a barrel, but less than $110 a barrel;                                                                                     
          (5) $4 for each barrel of taxable oil if the average gross value                                                      
at the point of production for the month is greater than or equal to                                                            
$110 a barrel, but less than $120 a barrel;                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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          (6) $3 for each barrel of taxable oil if the average gross value                                                      
at the point of production for the month is greater than or equal to                                                            
$120 a barrel, but less than $130 a barrel;                                                                                     
          (7) $2 for each barrel of taxable oil if the average gross value                                                      
at the point of production for the month is greater than or equal to                                                            
$130 a barrel, but less than $140 a barrel;                                                                                     
          (8) $1 for each barrel of taxable oil if the average gross value                                                      
at the point of production for the month is greater than or equal to                                                            
$140 a barrel, but less than $150 a barrel."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 15.                                                                
Senator Kelly objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 15 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 15                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                   
Stoltze                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  McGuire                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 15 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 16:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 80, following line 19:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(b)  The amount necessary to pay the first seven ports of call their                                                      
share of the tax collected under AS 43.52.220 in calendar year 2015                                                             
according to AS 43.52.230(b), estimated to be $15,500,000, is                                                                   
appropriated from the commercial vessel passenger tax account                                                                   
(AS 43.52.230(a)) to the Department of Revenue for payment to the                                                               
ports of call for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Reletter the following subsection accordingly.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 16. Senator                                                                
MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 16 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 16                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 16 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 17:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 35, line 21:                                                                                                               
     Delete "93,132,700" in both places                                                                                       
     Insert "92,104,100" in both places                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 35, line 22:                                                                                                               
     Delete "92,559,300"                                                                                                        
     Insert "91,530,700"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 17.                                                                
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 17 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 17                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 17 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 18:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 24, line 10:                                                                                                               
     Delete "12,705,700" in both places                                                                                       
     Insert "12,266,100" in both places                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 24, lines 12 - 13:                                                                                                         
     Delete all material.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 18.                                                                
Senator Coghill objected.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                                  
adoption of the following amendment to Amendment No. 18.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, lines 1-6                                                                                                               
 Delete all material and insert:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
 "Page 24, lines 27 - 28:                                                                                                       
  Delete all material."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Without objection, Amendment No. 18 was amended.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 18 as amended be                                                                       
adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 18 as amended                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 18 as amended failed.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 19:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 74, line 26:                                                                                                               
     Delete "estimated to be $700,000,000"                                                                                      
     Insert "not to exceed $400,000,000"                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 19.                                                                
Senator Kelly objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 19 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 19                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 19 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 20:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 57, following line 10:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(c)  It is the intent of the legislature that, notwithstanding                                                            
AS 43.20.053 and AS 43.55.028, the Department of Revenue may not                                                                
pay refunds or make payments claimed in an amount exceeding                                                                     

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$2,500,000 for each in-state refinery for which qualified expenditures                                                          
are incurred under AS 43.20.053(a) for the fiscal year ending                                                                   
June 30, 2016."                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 20.                                                                
Objections were heard.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 20 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 20                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 20 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 21:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 78, following line 26:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                           
     "(l)  The sum of $1,000,000,000 is appropriated from the budget                                                            
reserve fund (AS 37.05.540) to the Alaska permanent fund (art. IX,                                                              
sec. 15, Constitution of the State of Alaska)."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 21.                                                                
Senator Kelly objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 21 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 21                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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YEAS:  3   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                             
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 21 failed.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senators Wielechowski, Ellis, Olson offered Amendment No. 22:                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 20, line 28:                                                                                                               
     Delete "316,155,000"                                                                                                     
     Insert "321,174,600"                                                                                                     
     Delete "169,341,600"                                                                                                     
     Insert "174,361,200"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 21, line 4:                                                                                                                
     Delete "17,229,300"                                                                                                        
     Insert "22,248,900"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 22.                                                                
Senator Kelly objected.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 22 be adopted?" The roll                                                               
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 22                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stevens,                                                                   
Stoltze                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 22 failed.                                                                                                

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Senators MacKinnon, Kelly, Dunleavy, Micciche, Hoffman, Bishop,                                                                 
Olson offered Amendment No. 23:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Page 40, following line 12:                                                                                                     
     Insert new material to read:                                                                                               
"It is the intent of the legislature that the Department of Transportation                                                      
and Public Facilities explore options for providing adequate ferry                                                              
service operations to communities at the lowest expense to the state                                                            
and report to the legislature not later than February 1, 2016."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 23.                                                                   
There being no objection, Amendment No. 23 was adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kelly offered Amendment No. 24:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 42, line 17:                                                                                                               
     Delete "30,335,800"                                                                                                      
     Insert "28,563,000"                                                                                                      
     Delete "30,285,800"                                                                                                      
     Insert "28,513,000"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 42, line 30:                                                                                                               
     Delete "3,837,000"                                                                                                         
     Insert "2,064,200"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kelly moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 24. Senator                                                               
Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection. There being no further                                                           
objection, Amendment No. 24 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. 72(FIN) am S was                                                                            
read the third time.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner called the Senate.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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Senator MacKinnon moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain                                                                  
from voting due to a conflict of interest. Senator Kelly objected and                                                           
Senator MacKinnon was required to vote.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 72(FIN) am S "An Act making appropriations for the operating                                                                
and loan program expenses of state government and for certain                                                                   
programs and capitalizing funds; amending appropriations; and                                                                   
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 72(FIN) am S                                                                                                           
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 72(FIN) am S                                                                        
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                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner gave notice of reconsideration.