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2018-04-15 Senate Journal

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2018-04-15                     Senate Journal                      Page 2730
SB 102                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 102 "An Act relating to funding for Internet                                                                    
services for school districts; and relating to the Alaska higher                                                                
education investment fund" which had been held in third reading to the                                                          
April 15 calendar (page 2684), was before the Senate in third reading.                                                          

2018-04-15                     Senate Journal                      Page 2731
Senator MacKinnon moved and asked unanimous consent the bill be                                                                 
returned to second reading for the purpose of a specific amendment,                                                             
that being Amendment No. 1. Without objection, the bill was returned                                                            
to second reading.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon moved and asked unanimous consent the                                                                         
following fiscal information be adopted in lieu of the previously                                                               
published fiscal information (page 2655):                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Education and Early                                                                           
   Development                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Without objection, Fiscal Note No. 4 was adopted.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Begich offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, lines 1 - 2:                                                                                                            
     Delete "; and relating to the Alaska higher education                                                                    
investment fund"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 10, through page 2, line 12:                                                                                       
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
"* Sec. 2. AS 14.03.127(b) is amended to read:                                                                                
          (b)  The legislature may appropriate funding for Internet                                                         
     services for schools under this section from the general fund.                                                         
     If insufficient funding is appropriated to provide funding                                                                 
     authorized under this section, the state share shall be distributed                                                        
     pro rata to eligible school districts."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Begich moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                       
Objections were heard.