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2016-02-26 Senate Journal

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2016-02-26                     Senate Journal                      Page 1964
SB 89                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(RLS) "An Act relating to a parent's                                                                   
right to direct the education of a child; prohibiting a school district                                                         
from contracting with an abortion services provider; prohibiting a                                                              
school district from allowing an abortion services provider to furnish                                                          
course materials or provide instruction concerning sexuality or                                                                 
sexually transmitted diseases; and relating to physical examinations                                                            
for teachers" was read the third time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

2016-02-26                     Senate Journal                      Page 1965
Senator Gardner moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                           
all amendments offered today. Without objection, the bill was returned                                                          
to second reading.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was not offered.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 21, following "AS 14.30.020":                                                                                      
     Insert "if the child's parent withdrew the child from the activity,                                                        
class, program, or standards-based assessment or test or gave                                                                   
permission for the child's absence"                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.                                                                      
Senator Stoltze objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                                           
further objection, Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 3:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, lines 3 - 8:                                                                                                            
     Delete "because of concern regarding                                                                                       
                   (A)  content involving human reproduction or sexual                                                          
          matters;                                                                                                              
                   (B)  inquiries into personal or private family affairs                                                       
          of the student or family that are not a matter of public record                                                       
          or subject to public observation"                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3.                                                                      
Without objection, Amendment No. 3 was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 4:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, lines 9 - 10:                                                                                                           
     Delete ", but not more than six weeks,"                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 4.                                                                      
Without objection, Amendment No. 4 was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 5:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 29:                                                                                                      
  Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                              
       "(c)  Nothing in this section prohibits a school employee or                                                             
      volunteer from answering a question from a child about any topic."                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Reletter the following subsection accordingly.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5.                                                                      
Without objection, Amendment No. 5 was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 6:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 4:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "and"                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 5, following "teachers":                                                                                         
     Insert "; and providing for an effective date"                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, following line 4:                                                                                                       
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 2. AS 14.03.016(c), enacted by sec. 1 of this Act, is amended                                                         
by adding a new paragraph to read:                                                                                              
              (5)  "human reproduction or sexual matters" does not                                                              
     include curricula or materials for                                                                                         
                   (A)  sexual abuse and sexual assault awareness and                                                           
          prevention training required under AS 14.30.355; or                                                                   
                   (B)  dating violence and abuse awareness and                                                                 
          prevention training required under AS 14.30.356."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, following line 19:                                                                                                      
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 6. Section 2 of this Act takes effect June 30, 2017."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 6.                                                                      
Without objection, Amendment No. 6 was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

2016-02-26                     Senate Journal                      Page 1967
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(RLS) am(edf add) was automatically                                                                    
in third reading.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(RLS)                                                                       
am(edf add) "An Act relating to a parent's right to direct the education                                                        
of a child; prohibiting a school district from contracting with an                                                              
abortion services provider; prohibiting a school district from allowing                                                         
an abortion services provider to furnish course materials or provide                                                            
instruction concerning sexuality or sexually transmitted diseases;                                                              
relating to physical examinations for teachers; and providing for an                                                            
effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                         
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 89(RLS) am(efd add)                                                                                                        
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Huggins, Kelly,                                                                    
MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stoltze                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Hoffman, Stedman, Stevens                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Wielechowski                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  McGuire                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(RLS) am(edf add) passed the                                                                   
Senate.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved for the adoption of the effective date clause.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?" The                                                           
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 89(RLS) am(efd add)                                                                                                        
Effective Date Clause                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2016-02-26                     Senate Journal                      Page 1968
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                   
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Wielechowski                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  McGuire                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson gave notice of reconsideration.