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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                     Saturday                    May 14, 2016                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                         One Hundred Seventeenth Day                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Meyer at 10:06 a.m. in the Terry Miller Legislative Office Building                                                             
gymnasium.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Romo Marasigan. Senator                                                                 
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
       Lord,                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
       Please grant us patience as we continue to seek what is                                                                  
       right for our state. Give us open minds and let us love                                                                  
       one another as you love us. Allow us to work through                                                                     
               frustration and experience your peace.     Amen.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal                                                              
for the one hundred sixteenth legislative day be approved as certified                                                          
by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Message dated May 13 was read stating the House passed and                                                                      
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 247                                                                                                                        
2d CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 247(RLS) am BY THE HOUSE                                                                               
RULES COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
               "An Act amending the powers of the board of                                                                      
               trustees of the Alaska Retirement                                                                                
               Management Board to authorize purchase and                                                                       
               sale of transferable tax credit certificates                                                                     
               issued in conjunction with the production tax                                                                    
               on oil and gas; relating to interest applicable                                                                  
               to delinquent tax; relating to the oil and gas                                                                   
               production tax, tax payments, and credits;                                                                       
               relating to exploration incentive credits;                                                                       
               relating to refunds for the gas storage facility                                                                 
               tax credit, the liquefied natural gas storage                                                                    
               facility tax credit, and the qualified in-state                                                                  
               oil refinery infrastructure expenditures tax                                                                     
               credit; relating to the confidential information                                                                 
               status and public record status of information                                                                   
               in the possession of the Department of                                                                           
               Revenue; relating to oil and gas lease                                                                           
               expenditures and production tax credits for                                                                      
               municipal entities; requiring a bond or cash                                                                     
               deposit with a business license application for                                                                  
               an oil or gas business; establishing a                                                                           
               legislative working group to study the fiscal                                                                    
               regime and tax structure and rates for oil and                                                                   
               gas produced south of 68 degrees North                                                                           
               latitude; and providing for an effective date."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Third Reading of Senate Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) "An Act making and                                                                              
amending appropriations, including capital appropriations,                                                                      
supplemental appropriations, reappropriations, and other                                                                        
appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds; and                                                                  
providing for an effective date" was read the third time.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                           
all amendments offered today. Without objection, the bill was returned                                                          
to second reading.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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                                "ALLOCATIONS                                                                                    
Kivalina K-12                            7,238,422                                                                              
 Replacement School -                                                                                                           
 Kasayulie (HD 40)"                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                      
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading - Amendment No. 1                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Olson, Wielechowski, Egan, Ellis, Gardner                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  McGuire, Micciche, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Bishop,                                                                    
Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly,                                                                  
MacKinnon, Meyer                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.                                                                 
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading - Amendment No. 2                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Olson, Wielechowski, Egan, Ellis, Gardner                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Micciche, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Bishop, Coghill, Costello,                                                          
Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                 
Meyer                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 3:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3.                                                                 
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading - Amendment No. 3                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Stoltze, Wielechowski, Egan, Ellis                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                            
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Meyer                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 4:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     "(d) The unexpended and unobligated general fund balances of the                                                           
following appropriations lapse into the general fund on June 30, 2016:                                                          
          (1)  sec. 1, ch. 82, SLA 2003, page 44, line 31, and allocated                                                        
on page 49, lines 24 - 26 (Department of Transportation and Public                                                              
Facilities, surface transportation program, Knik Arm Crossing                                                                   
environmental impact statement - $33,600,000);                                                                                  
          (2)  sec. 1, ch. 18, SLA 2014, page 63, line 4, and allocated on                                                      
page 63, lines 12 - 13 (Department of Transportation and Public                                                                 
Facilities, economic development, Knik Arm bridge project                                                                       
development - $55,000,000)."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 4.                                                                      
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading - Amendment No. 4                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Wielechowski, Egan, Ellis, Gardner                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Bishop, Coghill, Costello,                                                                    
Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                 
Olson, Meyer                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Micciche                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 4 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 5:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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     "(d)  The unexpended and unobligated balance, estimated to be                                                              
$18,852,256, of the appropriation made in sec. 1, ch. 16, SLA 2013,                                                             
page 12, lines 20 - 25 (Anchorage, U-Med district northern access -                                                             
$20,000,000) lapses into the general fund on April 17, 2016."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5.                                                                 
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading - Amendment No. 5                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Wielechowski, Egan, Ellis, Gardner                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Stevens, Stoltze, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel,                                                          
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Micciche, Olson,                                                                   
Stedman, Meyer                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 5 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon offered Amendment No. 6:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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"* Sec. 16. ALASKA COURT SYSTEM. The sum of $600,000 is                                                                       
appropriated from the general fund to the Alaska Court System for                                                               
construction and remodel of unfinished space within the Rabinowitz                                                              
Courthouse to create justice chambers."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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Senator MacKinnon moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 6.                                                                    
Senator Giessel objected. Senator MacKinnon moved and asked                                                                     
unanimous consent to withdraw Amendment No. 6. Without objection,                                                               
Amendment No. 6 was withdrawn.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) was automatically in third                                                                      
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The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN)                                                                      
"An Act making and amending appropriations, including capital                                                                   
appropriations, supplemental appropriations, reappropriations, and                                                              
other appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds; and                                                            
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Stoltze, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                          
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens, Meyer                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Wielechowski, Egan, Ellis, Gardner                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                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 138                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) "An Act making and                                                                              
amending appropriations, including capital appropriations,                                                                      
supplemental appropriations, reappropriations, and other                                                                        
appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds; and                                                                  
providing for an effective date" was engrossed.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., May 16, 2016. Without                                                                    
objection, the Senate adjourned at 12:31 p.m.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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May 14        Saturday                  Bill Ray Center 230           1:30 PM                                                 
+= HB 247 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                    
              Department of Revenue                                                                                             
              Legislative Finance Division                                                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 15        Sunday                    Bill Ray Center 230           9:00 AM                                                 
+= HB 247 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                    
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
              9:00 am - 11:00 am                                                                                                
              Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the end of                                                                      
              the allotted time period or testimony will close early.                                                           
              If you are a member of a group with the same                                                                      
              message, in the interest of time, please select                                                                   
              a spokesperson to testify for the entire group.                                                                   
              You may send your written testimony to the                                                                        
              Senate Finance Committee via:                                                                                     
              finance.committee@akleg.gov                                                                                       
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
May 16        Monday                    Bill Ray Center 208           4:00 PM                                                 
+             Committee Business                                                                                                
              a. Anchorage Office Space                                                                                         
              b. Bill Ray Center Lease                                                                                          

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                            CONFERENCE COMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                   CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB256 AND HB257                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
May 14        Saturday                  Bill Ray Center 230           1:00 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              -- Meeting Postponed until 3 PM --                                                                                
+= HB 256 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
+= HB 257 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
May 15        Sunday                    Bill Ray Center 230           3:00 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
+= HB 256 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
+= HB 257 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
May 16        Monday                    Bill Ray Center 230           1:00 PM                                                 
+= HB 256 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
+= HB 257 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
May 17        Tuesday                   Bill Ray Center 230           1:00 PM                                                 
+= HB 256 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                  
+= HB 257 APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                          
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                         CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB75                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
May 16        Monday                    Bill Ray Center 208           8:00 AM                                                 
+= HB  75 MARIJUANA REG;CLUBS;MUNIS;LOCAL OPT ELECT                                                                             
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --