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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Wednesday                   March 30, 2016                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                              Seventy-second Day                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Meyer at 11:03 a.m.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Father Pat Casey, Cathedral                                                             
of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Senator Hoffman moved                                                               
and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be spread. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          O God of all goodness, listen to the prayers of all                                                                   
          who are gathered here in this Senate Chamber, as we                                                                   
          pray for Peace and Justice around the world, and that                                                                 
          as you debate the issues of the day you keep in mind                                                                  
          the people who you are called to serve are primary in                                                                 
               the decisions that you make here today.   Amen.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the journals                                                             
for the seventieth and seventy-first legislative days be approved as                                                            
certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated March 28 and 29 were read stating the House passed                                                               
and transmitted for consideration:                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 143                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 143(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
       "An Act authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development                                                                    
       and Export Authority to issue bonds to finance the                                                                       
       infrastructure and construction costs of the Sweetheart                                                                  
       Lake hydroelectric project."                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Senate Special Committee                                                            
on Energy and Finance Committee.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 231                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 231(FIN) BY THE HOUSE FINANCE                                                                             
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
       "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                                                   
       Parole; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 268                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 268 BY THE HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE BY                                                                              
REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, entitled:                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
       "An Act relating to the dividends from the Alaska                                                                        
       Industrial Development and Export Authority; relating to                                                                 
       the meaning of 'mark-to-market fair value,' 'net income,'                                                                
       'project or development,' and 'unrestricted net income' for                                                              
       purposes of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                 
       Authority; and providing for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce and                                                              
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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                                Communications                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following report is on file in the Office of the Secretary of the                                                           
Senate:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Department of Fish and Game                                                                                                     
Division of Commercial Fisheries                                                                                                
Regional Information Report No. 5J16-03                                                                                         
Alaska Fisheries Enhancement Annual Report 2015                                                                                 
dated March 2016                                                                                                                
in accordance with AS 16.05.092                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Report dated March 28 was read stating:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the Resources Committee reviewed                                                               
the following and recommends the appointment be forwarded to a                                                                  
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Board of Directors                                                                     
Luke Hopkins - Fairbanks                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individual during any further sessions.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Giessel, Chair; Senators Costello,                                                                  
Wielechowski, Coghill, Micciche, Stoltze.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 112                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 112 "An                                                                      
Act establishing procedures related to a petition for adoption of a child                                                       
in state custody; adding a definition of 'proxy for a formal petition';                                                         
amending Rule 6(a), Alaska Adoption Rules; and providing for an                                                                 
effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 112(JUD) "An Act                                                                               
          establishing procedures related to a petition or proxy                                                                
          for adoption or guardianship of a child in state                                                                      

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          custody; adding a definition of 'proxy for a formal                                                                   
          petition'; amending Rules 5 and 6(a), Alaska                                                                          
          Adoption Rules, and adding Rule 17.3, Alaska Child                                                                    
          in Need of Aid Rules of Procedure; and providing for                                                                  
          an effective date."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Coghill, Vice Chair; Senators Costello,                                                                
Wielechowski.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
     Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Health and Social Services                                                          
     Fiscal Note No. 5, zero, Alaska Judicial System                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 128                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 128 "An                                                                   
Act establishing August 10 of each year as Alaska Wild Salmon Day"                                                              
and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 128(STA)                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Stoltze, Chair; Senators Coghill, Huggins,                                                             
McGuire, Wielechowski.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 137                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                            
NO. 137(FIN) am "An Act raising certain fees related to sport fishing,                                                          
hunting, and trapping; relating to the fish and game fund; providing for                                                        
the repeal of the sport fishing surcharge and sport fishing facility                                                            
revenue bonds; replacing the permanent sport fishing, hunting, or                                                               
trapping identification card for certain residents with an identification                                                       
card valid for three years; relating to hunting and fishing by proxy;                                                           
relating to fish and game conservation decals; raising the age of                                                               

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eligibility for a sport fishing, hunting, or trapping license exemption                                                         
for state residents; raising the age at which a state resident is required                                                      
to obtain a license for sport fishing, hunting, or trapping; and                                                                
providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                            
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 137(RES) "An Act establishing an intensive                                                                        
          management surcharge; providing for the repeal of                                                                     
          the intensive management surcharge; establishing an                                                                   
          anadromous sockeye salmon tag for certain                                                                             
          watersheds; establishing a separate sustainable                                                                       
          wildlife account in the fish and game fund; raising                                                                   
          certain fees related to sport fishing, hunting, and                                                                   
          trapping; relating to the fish and game fund;                                                                         
          providing for the repeal of the sport fishing surcharge                                                               
          and sport fishing facility revenue bonds; replacing the                                                               
          permanent sport fishing, hunting, or trapping                                                                         
          identification card for certain residents with an                                                                     
          identification card valid for three years; relating to                                                                
          hunting and fishing by proxy; relating to fish and                                                                    
          game conservation decals; raising the age of                                                                          
          eligibility for a sport fishing, hunting, or trapping                                                                 
          license exemption for state residents; raising the age                                                                
          at which a state resident is required to obtain a                                                                     
          license for sport fishing, hunting, or trapping; relating                                                             
          to the Chitina dip net fishery; and providing for an                                                                  
          effective date."                                                                                                      
          (Title Change SCR 22)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Giessel, Chair; Senator Coghill. Signing no                                                            
recommendation: Senators Costello, Stedman. Signing amend:                                                                      
Senators Wielechowski, Micciche, Stoltze.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Fiscal information forthcoming.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SJR 12                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE JOINT                                                                             
RESOLUTION NO. 12 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of                                                                   
the State of Alaska relating to the office of attorney general. Signing                                                         
do pass: Senator Stoltze, Chair; Senators Coghill, Huggins, McGuire.                                                            
Signing no recommendation: Senator Wielechowski.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Office of the Governor                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Introduction and Reference of                                                                        
                              Senate Resolutions                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 22                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 22 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE RESOURCES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 137, raising certain fees                                                                   
          related to sport fishing, hunting, and trapping;                                                                      
          relating to the fish and game fund; providing for the                                                                 
          repeal of the sport fishing surcharge and sport fishing                                                               
          facility revenue bonds; replacing the permanent sport                                                                 
          fishing, hunting, or trapping identification card for                                                                 
          certain residents with an identification card valid for                                                               
          three years; relating to hunting and fishing by proxy;                                                                
          relating to fish and game conservation decals; raising                                                                
          the age of eligibility for a sport fishing, hunting, or                                                               
          trapping license exemption for state residents; and                                                                   
          raising the age at which a state resident is required to                                                              
          obtain a license for sport fishing, hunting, or                                                                       
          trapping.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 1                                                                                                                          
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 1 "An Act                                                                                
prohibiting smoking in certain places; relating to education on the                                                             
smoking prohibition; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                          
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                   
for the adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page                                                            
2198. Senator Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection. There                                                              
being no further objection, CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 1(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 SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 1(FIN)                                                                            
was read the third time.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 1(FIN) "An Act prohibiting smoking in certain                                                                   
places; relating to education on the smoking prohibition; and                                                                   
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSSSSB 1(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Costello, Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Stoltze,                                                                   
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Coghill, Dunleavy, Huggins, Kelly, Stedman                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL                                                                               
NO. 1(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     Senate Resolutions in Second Reading                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SCR 16                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 16(STA)                                                                                 
Urging the Governor to designate a location for a special session of the                                                        
Twenty-Ninth Alaska State Legislature, if called after adjournment of                                                           
the Second Regular Session of the Twenty-Ninth Alaska State                                                                     
Legislature, that is in a community on the state's road system, which                                                           
had been held to the March 30 calendar (page 2244), was before the                                                              
Senate in second reading.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 5, following "days":                                                                                               
 Insert ", provided that the Legislative Affairs Agency, after                                                                  
considering all eligible costs, but not including travel for legislators'                                                       
personal staff, certifies the location will be less expensive than a                                                            
session of the same length held in the capital city"                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                                 
Stoltze objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSCR 16(STA)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stoltze                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate                                                           
recessed at 11:53 a.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 12:15 p.m.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 16                                                                                                                        
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, lines 2 - 5:                                                                                                            
     Delete ", if called after the adjournment of the Second Regular                                                            
Session of the Twenty-Ninth Alaska State Legislature, that is in a                                                              
community on the state's road system with safe and adequate facilities                                                          
to accommodate a special legislative session of up to 30 days."                                                                 
     Insert "that is in a community on the state's road system with safe                                                        
and adequate facilities to accommodate a special legislative session of                                                         
up to 30 days, if                                                                                                               
          (1)  called after the adjournment of the Second Regular                                                               
Session of the Twenty-Ninth Alaska State Legislature; and                                                                       
          (2) the Legislative Affairs Agency certifies to the Governor                                                          
that safe and adequate facilities are not available in the capital city to                                                      
accommodate a special session of up to 30 days."                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Senator                                                                 
MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSCR 16(STA)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stoltze                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 3:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 3:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "community"                                                                                                       
     Insert "municipality"                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 11, following "system;":                                                                                           
     Insert "and                                                                                                                
     WHEREAS live television coverage of a special session                                                                    
occurring in another location should be provided through both cable                                                             
television and Internet broadcast and be archived;"                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 4:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "community"                                                                                                         
     Insert "municipality"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 5, following "days":                                                                                               
     Insert "and that funds the costs required for live television                                                              
coverage of the special session proceedings by way of Gavel Alaska or                                                           
similar service available to Alaskans through both cable television and                                                         
Internet broadcast and archive"                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3. Senator                                                                 
Stoltze objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSCR 16(STA)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT                                                                             
RESOLUTION NO. 16(STA) Urging the Governor to designate a                                                                       
location for a special session of the Twenty-Ninth Alaska State                                                                 
Legislature, if called after adjournment of the Second Regular Session                                                          
of the Twenty-Ninth Alaska State Legislature, that is in a community                                                            
on the state's road system, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                                           
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSSCR 16(STA)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stoltze                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                                     
NO. 16(STA) passed the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for                                                             
engrossment.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Connie Welborn                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Kelly, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                             
Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jeff Overbaugh                                                                                                       
Senator(s) Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Dallas and Mitch Seavey                                                                                              
Senator(s) Dunleavy, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Ellis,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
Representative(s) Keller                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Monroe High School Hockey Team 2016 Greatland 3A                                                                     
State Champions                                                                                                                 
Senator(s) Kelly, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                             
Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
Representative(s) Thompson                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Ninilchik High School Boys Basketball Team 2016 Alaska                                                               
State Class 1A Champions                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Stevens, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                           
Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                                    
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The 60th Anniversary of Banarsi and Asha Lal                                                                         
Representative(s) Kawasaki                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Kelly, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                             
Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Eva Lucia Saulitis                                                                                                
Representative(s) Seaton                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Stevens, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                           
Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                                    
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, 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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 1                                                                                                                          
CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 1(FIN)                                                                            
"An Act prohibiting smoking in certain places; relating to education on                                                         
the smoking prohibition; and providing for an effective date" was                                                               
engrossed.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCR 16                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 16(STA)                                                                                 
Urging the Governor to designate a location for a special session of the                                                        
Twenty-Ninth Alaska State Legislature, if called after adjournment of                                                           
the Second Regular Session of the Twenty-Ninth Alaska State                                                                     
Legislature, that is in a community on the state's road system, was                                                             
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                                             
the House for consideration.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in adjournment until 10:00 a.m., April 1, 2016. Without                                                                   
objection, the Senate adjourned at 12:51 p.m.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
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                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 31        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 31        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+= SB 200 MANDATORY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN SCHOOLS                                                                                
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 30        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Dr. Gunnar Knapp, Director and Professor of                                                                       
              Economics, ISER - UAA                                                                                             
+= SB 114 PERM FUND: EARNINGS, DEPOSITS, ACCOUNTS                                                                               
+= SB 128 PERM. FUND:DEPOSITS;DIVIDEND;EARNINGS                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 30        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+= SB  91 OMNIBUS CRIM LAW & PROCEDURE; CORRECTIONS                                                                             
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
              Pretrial & Sentencing                                                                                             
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

2016-03-30                     Senate Journal                      Page 2271
                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Mar 31        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Angela Rodell, Executive Director, Alaska                                                                         
              Permanent Fund Corporation                                                                                        
+= SB 114 PERM FUND: EARNINGS, DEPOSITS, ACCOUNTS                                                                               
+= SB 128 PERM. FUND:DEPOSITS;DIVIDEND;EARNINGS                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 31        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+             Considerations of Governor's Appointees:                                                                          
              Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority                                                                              
              Laraine Derr                                                                                                      
              Jerome Selby                                                                                                      
+= SB  91 OMNIBUS CRIM LAW & PROCEDURE; CORRECTIONS                                                                             
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
              Community Supervision                                                                                             
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 01        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            8:00 AM                                                 
+= SB  91 OMNIBUS CRIM LAW & PROCEDURE; CORRECTIONS                                                                             
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
              Miscellaneous/Other Sections in SB 91                                                                             
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 01        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+= SB  91 OMNIBUS CRIM LAW & PROCEDURE; CORRECTIONS                                                                             
              -- Public Testimony <Limited to 2 Minutes> --                                                                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 02        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532          10:00 AM                                                  
+= SB  91 OMNIBUS CRIM LAW & PROCEDURE; CORRECTIONS                                                                             
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 30        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB 113 NEW DRUGS FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL                                                                                      
+= SB 156 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVES                                                                                 
+ SB 179 BAN LATE TERM ABORTION; CHILD SURRENDER                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

2016-03-30                     Senate Journal                      Page 2272
                     HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES (continued)                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Apr 01        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 30        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Overview of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision in                                                                    
              Sturgeon v. Frost Case                                                                                            
              Attorney General Craig Richards                                                                                   
+= SB 103 RESIDENTIAL PSYCHIATRIC EDUCATION FUNDING                                                                             
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= SB 165 ALCO. BEV. CONT. BOARD; MINORS; ALCOHOL                                                                               
+= SB   8 INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCTION LICENSES                                                                                   
              **Streamed live on AKL.tv**                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Apr 01        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              **Streamed live on AKL.tv**                                                                                       
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 31        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Consideration of Governor's Appointees:                                                                           
              State Medical Board                                                                                               
+ SB 201 PHARMA BD & EMPLOYEES;DRUG DIST/MANUFAC                                                                                
+ SB 175 PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS                                                                                             
+ SB 166 DRUG PRESCRIPTION DATABASE; REGISTRATION                                                                               
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+ SB 169 PHARMACIST PRESCRIPTION OF CONTRACEPTIVES                                                                              
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2016-03-30                     Senate Journal                      Page 2273
                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 30        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              -- Please Note Hearing May Go Until 5:30 p.m. --                                                                  
+ SB 205 APPROVAL OF SALE OF ROYALTY OIL TO TESORO                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Consideration of Governor's Appointee:                                                                            
              Board of Directors, Alaska Gasline Development                                                                    
              Corporation: Dave Cruz                                                                                            
              -- Public Testimony on Appointee --                                                                               
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 01        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              -- Please Note Hearing May Go Until 5:30 p.m. --                                                                  
+             Overview: State of Food Security in Alaska                                                                        
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 02        Saturday                        Butrovich 205           2:00 PM                                                 
              -- Please Note Additional Hearing --                                                                              
+             Overview: Alaska's Oil and Gas Tax Credit System:                                                                 
              Department of Revenue; Legislative Consultants                                                                    
              enalytica                                                                                                         
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Mar 31        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+ SB 194 LAO/HMONG VETERAN DRIVER'S LIC. & ID CARD                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB 171 DOA PAYMENTS; REPEAL OTHER DOA DUTIES                                                                                 
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB 144 RELOCATION ASSISTANCE FOR FED. PROJ/PROG                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 31        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:00 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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2016-03-30                     Senate Journal                      Page 2274
                              SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                            SPECIAL CMTE ON ENERGY                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Mar 31        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              -- Time Change --                                                                                                 
              -- Location Change --                                                                                             
+= SB 192 AIDEA BONDS, LOANS, FUND; AEA LOAN                                                                                    
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB 193 EXTEND EXEMPTION FOR SMALL POWER PLANTS                                                                               
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ HB 143 AIDEA BONDS, LOANS, FUND; AEA LOAN                                                                                     
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Mar 31        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            5:00 PM                                                 
+             Anchorage LIO - Executive Session                                                                                 
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                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                JOINT SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Friday                       House Chamber            11:00 AM                                                  
              Consideration of Governor's Appointees