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2018-04-14 Senate Journal

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2018-04-14                     Senate Journal                      Page 2703
HB 287                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 287(FIN) "An Act making                                                                            
appropriations for public education and transportation of students; and                                                         
providing for an effective date" was read the third time.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved the bill be returned to second reading                                                               
for all amendments offered today. Without objection, the bill was                                                               
returned to second reading.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                 
Senator Micciche objected.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche rose to a point of order. Senator Kelly cautioned                                                              
members to proceed in order.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS HB 287(FIN)                                                                                                                 
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Egan, Gardner, Hughes, Olson, Shower, Wielechowski,                                                              
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly,                                                                      
MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Stevens, von Imhof                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Begich offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     Insert "(a) The amount necessary to fund the base student                                                                  
allocation at $6,030, when added to the appropriations made to the                                                              
public education fund (AS 14.17.300) by the Thirtieth Alaska State                                                              
Legislature during the Second Regular Session and enacted into law                                                              

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on or before July 1, 2018, estimated to be $25,595,400, is appropriated                                                         
from the general fund to the Department of Education and Early                                                                  
Development to be distributed as grants to school districts according to                                                        
the average daily membership for each district adjusted under                                                                   
AS 14.17.410(b)(1)(A) - (D) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.                                                           
     (b)  The amount necessary to fund the base student allocation at                                                           
$6,030, when added to the appropriations made in secs. 5(c) and (d) of                                                          
this Act, is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of                                                            
Education and Early Development to be distributed as grants to school                                                           
districts according to the average daily membership for each district                                                           
adjusted under AS 14.17.410(b)(1)(A) - (D) for the fiscal year ending                                                           
June 30, 2020.                                                                                                                  
     (c)"                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Begich 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:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS HB 287(FIN)                                                                                                                 
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Egan, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly,                                                              
MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Shower, Stevens, von Imhof, Wilson                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Gardner offered Amendment No. 3:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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"* Sec. 5. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL                                                                                    
SERVICES. The sum of $23,572,600 is appropriated from the general                                                               
fund to the Department of Health and Social Services, public                                                                    
assistance, senior benefits payment program, for the senior benefits                                                            
payment program for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "5(c) and (d)"                                                                                                      
     Insert "6(c) and (d)"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "5(c) and (d)"                                                                                                      
     Insert "6(c) and (d)"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Gardner moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3.                                                                      
Senator Micciche objected.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption                                                              
of the following amendment to Amendment No. 3:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
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 "Delete $23,572,600                                                                                                            
 Insert $3,590,000"                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Without objection, Amendment No. 3 was amended.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 as amended be                                                                        
adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SCS HB 287(FIN)                                                                                                                 
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3 as amended?                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Egan, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly,                                                              
MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Shower, Stevens, von Imhof, Wilson                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 3 as amended failed.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 287(FIN) was automatically in                                                                      
third reading.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                             
NO. 287(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for public education                                                                 
and transportation of students; and providing for an effective date"                                                            
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SCS HB 287(FIN)                                                                                                                 
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                              
Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, von Imhof,                                                                   
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Begich, Hughes, Shower, Wielechowski                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 287(FIN) passed the                                                                        
Senate.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent 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.