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2018-04-15 Senate Journal

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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.                                                          

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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.                                                                                                          
SB 102                                                                                                                        
Senator Begich moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 to SENATE BILL NO. 102 "An Act relating to                                                                      
funding for Internet services for school districts; and relating to the                                                         
Alaska higher education investment fund." Without objection,                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was withdrawn.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 102 was automatically in third reading.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Begich moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain from                                                                
voting due to a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and Senator                                                         
Begich was required to vote.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 102 "An Act relating                                                                 
to funding for Internet services for school districts; and relating to the                                                      
Alaska higher education investment fund" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 102                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Shower,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wilson                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Wielechowski                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Costello                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 102 passed the Senate and was referred to                                                               
the Secretary for engrossment.