Legislature(2015 - 2016)

2015-04-14 Senate Journal

Full Journal pdf

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0977
                                                                                                                                
                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                FIRST SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                     Tuesday                    April 14, 2015                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                               Eighty-fifth Day                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Meyer at 11:04 a.m.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Giessel. Senator                                                                
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          Lord, I acknowledge You as the one true sovereign                                                                     
          over all our affairs. Lord, You are good, and Your                                                                    
          love endures forever.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          Lord, I am so grateful that You are never too busy to                                                                 
          hear us. You are never disinterested in responding to                                                                 
          our endless needs.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          I am thankful that You don't limit access to Your                                                                     
          wisdom. You have promised that, simply by our                                                                         
          asking, You will give wisdom and insight to Your                                                                      
          people.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          Lord, I ask You today to guide each of us, legislators                                                                
          and staff, in wise and productive directions for the                                                                  
          future of our state.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          I pray for wisdom for those who govern with us:                                                                       
          Governor Walker, Senator Murkowski, Senator                                                                           
          Sullivan and Congressman Young.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0978
          Help us, Lord, to follow Your instruction to                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
              • Act justly and fairly,                                                                                          
                 • Love mercy, compassion and loyalty, and to                                                                  
              • Walk humbly with You.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
          Lord, You are good, You are merciful, and You are                                                                     
          just.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          All glory and honor belongs to You. In Jesus' name I                                                                  
                             pray.          Amen.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                                              
for the eighty-fourth legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                           
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated April 13 were read stating the House passed and                                                                  
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 10                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 10(FSH) BY                                                                               
THE HOUSE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES,                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          Supporting the Alaska Maritime Workforce                                                                              
          Development Industry Advisory Committee, the                                                                          
          Alaska Workforce Investment Board, the Alaska                                                                         
          Vocational Technical Education Center in Seward,                                                                      
          and further efforts to carry out the Alaska Maritime                                                                  
          Workforce Development Plan.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce                                                                  
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0979
HJR 22                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 22 BY REPRESENTATIVES                                                                                
ORTIZ, Chenault, Hughes, Tuck, Gruenberg, Foster, Munoz, Johnson,                                                               
Josephson, Tarr, Lynn, LeDoux, Pruitt,                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
          Urging the Canada Border Services Agency to keep                                                                      
          the border between Hyder, Alaska, and Stewart,                                                                        
          British Columbia, open 24 hours a day.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HJR 24                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 24 BY REPRESENTATIVES                                                                                
KELLER, Hughes, Josephson, Johnson, Millett, Colver, Tilton,                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
          Urging the federal government to honor its                                                                            
          commitments to transfer land to the state; and urging                                                                 
          the United States Secretary of the Interior and the                                                                   
          United States Congress to adhere to the                                                                               
          recommendations of the United States Department of                                                                    
          the Interior in its 2006 report under the Alaska Land                                                                 
          Transfer Acceleration Act, including lifting                                                                          
          withdrawals.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 15                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 15(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                              
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to credits toward a sentence of                                                                      
          imprisonment for certain persons under electronic                                                                     
          monitoring."                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0980
HB 41                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 41(FIN) am BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                           
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to sport fishing services, sport                                                                     
          fishing operators, and sport fishing guides; and                                                                      
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce and                                                              
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 100                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 100(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act establishing a credit against the net income                                                                  
          tax for an in-state processing facility that                                                                          
          manufactures urea, ammonia, or gas-to-liquid                                                                          
          products; relating to establishing the value of the                                                                   
          state's royalty share of gas production based on                                                                      
          contracts with certain in-state processing facilities                                                                 
          that manufacture urea, ammonia, or gas-to-liquid                                                                      
          products; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce,                                                                 
Resources and Finance Committees.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Communications                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following reports are on file in the Office of the Secretary of the                                                         
Senate:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The Alaska Business Industrial Development Corporation Act 2014                                                                 
Economic Report                                                                                                                 
from Chris Hladick, Commissioner                                                                                                
Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development                                                                      
in accordance with AS 10.13.590                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0981
2015 Alaska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Report                                                                         
Board of Pharmacy                                                                                                               
Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development                                                                      
in accordance with AS 17.30.200                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 9                                                                                                                          
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 9 "An                                                                    
Act repealing the authority to include certain material from a political                                                        
party in the election pamphlet." Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                             
Stoltze, Chair; Senator Wielechowski. Signing do pass: Senators                                                                 
Coghill, Huggins, McGuire.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Office of the Governor                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 58                                                                                                                         
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 58 "An                                                                   
Act relating to workers' compensation and transportation network                                                                
companies; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it                                                              
be replaced with                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 58(STA) "An Act                                                                                
          relating to transportation network companies and                                                                      
          drivers; relating to transportation network company                                                                   
          and driver automobile insurance; relating to workers'                                                                 
          compensation for horse carriage services and                                                                          
          transportation network company drivers; and                                                                           
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Stoltze, Chair; Senators Coghill, Huggins,                                                             
McGuire. Signing no recommendation: Senator Wielechowski.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
          Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Labor and Workforce                                                           
      Development                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0982
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 79                                                                                                                         
Forthcoming fiscal information (page 868) for CS FOR SENATE                                                                     
BILL NO. 79(EDC) "An Act relating to reemployment of persons who                                                                
retire under the teachers' retirement system" was published today:                                                              
 Fiscal Note No. 1, indeterminate, Department of Administration                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 82                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 82 "An Act                                                                     
relating to mitigating factors at sentencing." Signing do pass: Senator                                                         
MacKinnon, Cochair; Senators Micciche, Bishop, Dunleavy,                                                                        
Hoffman. Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Health and Social Services                                                          
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Alaska Judiciary System                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 89                                                                                                                         
Forthcoming fiscal information (page 905) for CS FOR SENATE                                                                     
BILL NO. 89(EDC) "An Act relating to a parent's right to direct the                                                             
education of a child; relating to questionnaires administered in a public                                                       
school; prohibiting a school district from contracting with an abortion                                                         
services provider; and prohibiting a school district from allowing an                                                           
abortion services provider to furnish course materials or provide                                                               
instruction concerning sexuality or sexually transmitted diseases" was                                                          
published today:                                                                                                                
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Education and Early                                                                     
  Development                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 101                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 101 "An                                                                      
Act relating to fees for use of state park system facilities; and relating                                                      
to the sale of merchandise by the Department of Natural Resources"                                                              
and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                   CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 101(RES) "An Act                                                                     
             relating to certain fees charged or collected by the                                                              
          Department of Natural Resources."                                                                                     

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0983
Signing do pass: Senator Giessel, Chair; Senators Costello,                                                                     
Wielechowski, Coghill, Stoltze. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                              
Stedman. Signing amend: Senator Micciche.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Natural Resources                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 153                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                            
NO. 153(RES) "An Act expanding the Palmer Hay Flats State Game                                                                  
Refuge" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                       SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                         
          NO. 153(RES)                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Giessel, Chair; Senators Costello,                                                                     
Wielechowski, Coghill, Micciche, Stoltze. Signing no                                                                            
recommendation: Senator Stedman.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Fish and Game                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCR 9                                                                                                                         
The Health and Social Services Committee considered HOUSE                                                                       
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 9 Proclaiming April 19, 2015,                                                                         
as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Action Day. Signing do pass:                                                                 
Senator Stedman, Chair; Senators Ellis, Stoltze.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, House Health and Social Services                                                                  
      Committee                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0984
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 15                                                                                                                         
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 15 "An Act                                                                               
relating to the tax on policy year premiums for life insurance policies"                                                        
was read the second time.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 15 will advance                                                                          
to third reading on the April 15 calendar.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB 70                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 70 "An Act relating to exceptions from                                                                          
designation as a special purpose site under art. VIII, sec. 7 of the                                                            
Constitution of the State of Alaska for portions of Denali State Park,                                                          
Captain Cook State Recreation Area, Nancy Lake State Recreation                                                                 
Area, and Willow Creek State Recreation Area to allow leasing a                                                                 
right-of-way for a natural gas pipeline" was read the second time.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                   
for the adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on                                                                 
page 947. Senator Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection.                                                                
There being no further objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                            
NO. 70(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 70(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 70(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act relating to exceptions from designation as a special purpose site                                                           
under art. VIII, sec. 7 of the Constitution of the State of Alaska for                                                          
portions of Denali State Park, Captain Cook State Recreation Area,                                                              
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area, and Willow Creek State                                                                        
Recreation Area to allow leasing a right-of-way for a natural gas                                                               
pipeline" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                               
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0985
CSSB 70(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                    
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 70(FIN) passed the Senate and                                                                    
was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 5                                                                                                                          
HOUSE BILL NO. 5 "An Act relating to the persons who may be                                                                     
appointed conservators of a protected person" was read the second                                                               
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator McGuire, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                                
page 906. Senator Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection.                                                                
There being no further objection, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 5(JUD) "An Act relating to the persons who may be appointed                                                                 
guardians of incapacitated persons or conservators of protected                                                                 
persons" 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 HOUSE BILL NO. 5(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                             
NO. 5(JUD) "An Act relating to the persons who may be appointed                                                                 
guardians of incapacitated persons or conservators of protected                                                                 
persons" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                                
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SCS HB 5(JUD)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0986
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                    
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 5(JUD) passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCR 11                                                                                                                        
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                    
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 5, relating to the persons who                                                           
may be appointed conservators of a protected person, which had been                                                             
held on the Secretary's desk (page 907). Without objection, the                                                                 
resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                         
NO. 11 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 5, relating                                                          
to the persons who may be appointed conservators of a protected                                                                 
person, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SCR 11                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                    
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 passed the                                                                          
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     Second Reading of House Resolutions                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HJR 18                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18(RES) Urging the                                                                            
United States Congress to pass the Improved National Monument                                                                   
Designation Process Act, was read the second time.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0987
Senator Giessel, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Resources Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                                
page 924. Senator Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection.                                                                
There being no further objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                    
JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18(RES) was adopted.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                                     
NO. 18(RES) will advance to third reading on the April 15 calendar.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     House Resolutions in Second Reading                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HCR 3                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3(RLS)                                                                                   
Urging the governor and the attorney general to pursue all legal and                                                            
legislative options to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National                                                            
Wildlife Refuge and areas of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas to oil and                                                           
gas exploration, development, and production, which had been held to                                                            
the April 14 calendar (page 964), was before the Senate in second                                                               
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator McGuire, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute offered on                                                                
page 777. Senator Gardner objected.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute                                                            
be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHCR 3(RLS)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Adopt Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute?                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                             
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT                                                                                   
RESOLUTION NO. 3(JUD) Urging the governor and the attorney                                                                      
general to pursue all legal and legislative options to open the coastal                                                         

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0988
plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and areas of the Chukchi                                                           
and Beaufort Seas to oil and gas exploration, development, and                                                                  
production; and urging the governor and the Legislative Budget and                                                              
Audit Committee to work with the United States Congress to enact                                                                
measures necessary to prevent President Barack Obama and federal                                                                
agencies from implementing regulations that place landscape                                                                     
characteristic restrictions on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that                                                         
are equivalent to the restrictions placed on land given a wilderness                                                            
designation, was adopted and was before the Senate on final passage.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senators Coghill, McGuire offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, lines 3 - 11:                                                                                                           
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
     "WHEREAS, on April 3, 2015, the United States Department of                                                              
the Interior, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, issued its Record                                                        
of Decision on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Revised                                                                      
Comprehensive Conservation Plan, recommending that the United                                                                   
States Congress designate the coastal plain of the Arctic National                                                              
Wildlife Refuge and other core areas of the refuge as wilderness, the                                                           
highest level of protection, prohibiting oil and gas development in the                                                         
refuge; and                                                                                                                     
     WHEREAS, on April 3, 2015, the United States Department of                                                               
the Interior, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, issued its Record                                                        
of Decision on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Revised                                                                      
Comprehensive Conservation Plan, which provides for the continued                                                               
prohibition of oil and gas leasing, drilling, and extraction of oil and                                                         
gas for commercial purposes, including all associated above and below                                                           
ground facilities."                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                              
Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection. There being no further                                                           
objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                                                                           
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3(JUD) am S Urging the                                                                                
governor and the attorney general to pursue all legal and legislative                                                           
options to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife                                                               
Refuge and areas of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas to oil and gas                                                                
exploration, development, and production; and urging the governor                                                               

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0989
and the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee to work with the                                                                 
United States Congress to enact measures necessary to prevent                                                                   
President Barack Obama and federal agencies from implementing                                                                   
regulations that place landscape characteristic restrictions on the                                                             
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that are equivalent to the restrictions                                                         
placed on land given a wilderness designation, pass the Senate?" The                                                            
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHCR 3(JUD) am S                                                                                                           
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                    
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT                                                                                   
RESOLUTION NO. 3(JUD) am S passed the Senate and was referred                                                                   
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Harris Air                                                                                                           
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
Senator(s) Stedman, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                              
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Sitka High School Girls Basketball Team Region V                                                                     
Champions                                                                                                                       
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
Senator(s) Stedman, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                              
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Sitka Volunteers                                                                                                     
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
Senator(s) Stedman, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                              
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0990
Honoring - Alaska Women's Hall of Fame Class of 2015                                                                            
Representative(s) Tarr                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Ellis, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Marilyn Leland                                                                                                       
Representative(s) Tuck                                                                                                          
Senator(s) McGuire, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Distiller's Guide of Alaska                                                                                          
Representative(s) Tuck                                                                                                          
Senator(s) McGuire, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Paul Fenwick                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Tarr                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Ellis, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John Littlefield                                                                                                  
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
Senator(s) Stedman, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                              
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John Webster Johnson                                                                                              
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
Senator(s) Stedman, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                              
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Ian Bowman Blair                                                                                                  
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
Senator(s) Stedman, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                              
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0991
In Memoriam - Josh Jennett                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Millett                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the citations                                                            
be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred                                                          
to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 4                                                                                                                          
Senator McGuire, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                              
Judiciary Committee referral be waived on HOUSE BILL NO. 4 "An                                                                  
Act relating to automated external defibrillators." Without objection,                                                          
the bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 5                                                                                                                          
Senators Giessel, MacKinnon, McGuire, Costello, Olson moved and                                                                 
asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on SENATE                                                                 
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 5(JUD) "An Act relating to the persons                                                                    
who may be appointed guardians of incapacitated persons or                                                                      
conservators of protected persons." Without objection, it was so                                                                
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 104                                                                                                                        
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                                
cosponsor on SENATE BILL NO. 104 "An Act relating to financial                                                                  
accounts for persons with disabilities; relating to financial institutions;                                                     
relating to property exemptions; relating to securities; and providing                                                          
for an effective date." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HJR 18                                                                                                                        
Senators Micciche, McGuire, Bishop, Kelly moved and asked                                                                       
unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on SENATE CS                                                                    
FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18(RES) Urging                                                                            
the United States Congress to pass the Improved National Monument                                                               
Designation Process Act. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0992
SB 53                                                                                                                         
Senators Micciche, MacKinnon, Egan, Bishop moved and asked                                                                      
unanimous consent to be shown as cosponsors on SENATE BILL                                                                      
NO. 53 "An Act relating to advanced practice registered nursing;                                                                
relating to certified direct-entry midwifery; and providing for an                                                              
effective date." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Rule 23(d) of the Alaska State Legislature Uniform Rules is currently                                                           
in effect.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 70                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 70(FIN) "An Act relating to exceptions                                                                   
from designation as a special purpose site under art. VIII, sec. 7 of the                                                       
Constitution of the State of Alaska for portions of Denali State Park,                                                          
Captain Cook State Recreation Area, Nancy Lake State Recreation                                                                 
Area, and Willow Creek State Recreation Area to allow leasing a                                                                 
right-of-way for a natural gas pipeline" was engrossed, signed by the                                                           
President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                        
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 5                                                                                                                          
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 5(JUD) "An Act relating to the                                                                     
persons who may be appointed guardians of incapacitated persons or                                                              
conservators of protected persons" was engrossed, signed by the                                                                 
President and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCR 11                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 Suspending Rules                                                                            
24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 5, relating to the persons who                                                           
may be appointed conservators of a protected person, was engrossed,                                                             
signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                          
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0993
HCR 3                                                                                                                         
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                                
NO. 3(JUD) am S Urging the governor and the attorney general to                                                                 
pursue all legal and legislative options to open the coastal plain of the                                                       
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and areas of the Chukchi and                                                                    
Beaufort Seas to oil and gas exploration, development, and                                                                      
production; and urging the governor and the Legislative Budget and                                                              
Audit Committee to work with the United States Congress to enact                                                                
measures necessary to prevent President Barack Obama and federal                                                                
agencies from implementing regulations that place landscape                                                                     
characteristic restrictions on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that                                                         
are equivalent to the restrictions placed on land given a wilderness                                                            
designation, was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and                                                           
returned to the House for consideration.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., April 15, 2015. Without                                                                  
objection, the Senate adjourned at 11:56 a.m.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0994
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Americans with Disabilities Act Notice - Persons with disabilities who require                                                  
special accommodation or alternative communication formats to access                                                            
committee meetings may contact the appropriate committee office or the                                                          
Legislative Information Office in their community. Reasonable advance                                                           
notice is needed to accommodate the request. For further information, call the                                                  
ADA Coordinator at 465-3854 Voice/465-4980 TDD.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
+= HB  75 MARIJUANA REG;CLUBS;MUNIS;LOCAL OPT ELECT                                                                             
+ SB 100 NORTH SLOPE GAS PROJ PROP TAX;ASSESSMENT                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Apr 16        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ SB  84 LANG. IMMERSION SCHOOLS/TEACHER CERTS.                                                                                 
+ SB 102 UNFUNDED ED. MANDATES;TRAINING; TEACHERS                                                                               
+ SB  37 SEXUAL ABUSE/ASSAULT PREVENTION PROGRAMS                                                                               
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ SB  53 ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES                                                                                    
+ HB 146 MUNICIPAL TAX EXEMPTION                                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= SB  82 ALCOHOL/SUBST ABUSE PROGRAM MITIGATION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0995
                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 158 REFINED FUEL SURCHARGE;MOTOR FUEL TAX                                                                                  
+ HB 106 UNIFORM INTER.CHILD SUPPORT;PARENTAGE                                                                                  
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= SB  53 ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES                                                                                   
+= SB  46 MUNI BOND BANK LOANS TO REG HEALTH ORGS                                                                               
+= HB 140 LEG. APPROVAL: AK RAILROAD REVENUE BONDS                                                                              
+= HB 158 REFINED FUEL SURCHARGE;MOTOR FUEL TAX                                                                                 
+= HB 161 MEDICAID:  USED DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB  26 EXTEND CERT. DIRECT-ENTRY MIDWIVES BOARD                                                                               
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+ HB 116 EXTEND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD                                                                                
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+ HB 176 REPEAL ST EMPL WAGE RAISE;LEGIS EMPL BENE                                                                              
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+ HB 178 WORKERS' COMP MEDICAL FEES; DELAY                                                                                      
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= SB  50 AIDEA: BONDS;PROGRAMS;LOANS;LNG PROJECT                                                                               
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+= HB 106 UNIFORM INTER.CHILD SUPPORT;PARENTAGE                                                                                 
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0996
                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Confirmation of Governor's Appointment:                                                                           
              Commission on Judicial Conduct                                                                                    
              George R. Boatright                                                                                               
+ HB  83 REPEAL COLLECTION OF CIVIL LITIG. INFO                                                                                 
+ HB  11 NO INTERNET ACCESS TO SOME CRIM. CASES                                                                                 
+ HB  75 MARIJUANA REG;CLUBS;MUNIS;LOCAL OPT ELECT                                                                              
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+ HB  15 CREDITS FOR TIME SERVED/GOOD TIME                                                                                      
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB 107 INSURANCE; RISK MG'T; HOLDING COMPANIES                                                                               
+ HB  26 EXTEND CERT. DIRECT-ENTRY MIDWIVES BOARD                                                                               
+ HB  41 SPORT FISHING SERVICES                                                                                                 
+ HB  46 WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD VETERAN                                                                                     
              MEMBER                                                                                                            
+ HB 116 EXTEND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD                                                                                
+ HB 178 WORKERS' COMP MEDICAL FEES; DELAY                                                                                      
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                      Fahrenkamp 203             3:30 PM                                                 
              -- Location Change --                                                                                             
+= SB  50 AIDEA: BONDS;PROGRAMS;LOANS;LNG PROJECT                                                                               
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0997
                            RESOURCES (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  50 AIDEA: BONDS;PROGRAMS;LOANS;LNG PROJECT                                                                               
+ HB 137 HUNTING, SPORT FISH, TRAPPING FEES                                                                                     
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ HJR 24 LIFT FEDERAL LAND WITHDRAWALS                                                                                          
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ SJR 18 SUPPORT SHELL PORT OF SEATTLE LEASE                                                                                    
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
              -- Time Change --                                                                                                 
+= SB  58 TRANSPORT NETWORK SVES. & WORKERS COMP                                                                                
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB  89 PARENT RIGHTS: EDUCATION; SCHOOL ABSENCE                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB  74 MEDICAID REFORM/PFD/HSAS/ER USE/STUDIES                                                                               
+ SB  67 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE ROTH CONTRIBUTIONS                                                                                     
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB   9 ELECTION PAMPHLETS                                                                                                    
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
              -- Time and Date Change --                                                                                        
+= SB   1 REGULATION OF SMOKING                                                                                                 
= SB  74 MEDICAID REFORM/PFD/HSAS/ER USE/STUDIES                                                                                
= SB  89 PARENT RIGHTS: EDUCATION; SCHOOL ABSENCE                                                                               
+ HB 142 ESTABLISH ELDERS' DAY                                                                                                  
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           1:00 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

2015-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 0998
                            CONFERENCE COMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                    CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB72 AND HB73                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                                                 
+= HB  72 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
+= HB  73 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
              Department Closeouts                                                                                              
              - Administration                                                                                                  
              - Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                        
              Development                                                                                                       
              - Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                          
              - Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                            
              - Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                      
              - Legislature                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                                                 
              Department Closeouts                                                                                              
              Departments to be Announced                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Apr 16        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                                                 
              Department Closeouts                                                                                              
              Departments to be Announced                                                                                       
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                        CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON SJR13                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
     SJR 13 OCS OIL & GAS EXPLORATION/DEVELOPMENT                                                                               
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                JOINT SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Friday                       House Chamber              1:00 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              Consideration of Governor's Appointees