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2019-03-27 Senate Journal

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SB 89                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 89 "An Act relating to the Legislative Ethics Act;                                                              
and providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hughes, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                                
adoption of the Judiciary Committee Substitute offered on page 597.                                                             
Senator Begich objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                                            
further objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD) was adopted.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Wilson offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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""An Act repealing provisions relating to certain campaign                                                                    
expenditures and contributions, the withholding of payment to                                                                 
legislators for per diem and travel expenses in  certain instances,                                                           
certain limitations on gifts by lobbyists to legislators and                                                                  
legislative employees, and certain requirements that a legislator                                                             
abstain from taking or withholding official action or exerting                                                                
official influence that could benefit or harm an immediate family                                                             
member or certain employers; requiring lobbyists to report                                                                    
certain gifts of food or beverage provided to a legislator or                                                                 
legislative employee; and relating to a requirement that a                                                                    
legislator request to be excused from voting in certain instances                                                             
where the legislator has an ownership or equity interest; and                                                                 
providing for an effective date.""                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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"* Section 1. AS 15.13.068(a) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (a)  A [FOREIGN-INFLUENCED CORPORATION OR]                                                                            
     foreign national may not, directly or indirectly, in connection with                                                       
     an election under this chapter, make a contribution or expenditure                                                         
     or make an express or implied promise to make a contribution or                                                            
     expenditure.                                                                                                               
   * Sec. 2. AS 15.13.068(b) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (b)  The provisions of this section prohibit a [FOREIGN-                                                              
     INFLUENCED CORPORATION OR] foreign national from                                                                           
     making a contribution or expenditure in connection with a state                                                            
     election only to the extent                                                                                                
              (1)  federal law prohibits the foreign-influenced                                                                 
     corporation or foreign national from making a contribution or                                                              
     expenditure in connection with a state election; and                                                                       
              (2)  permitted by federal law.                                                                                    
   * Sec. 3. AS 15.13.068(e) is repealed and reenacted to read:                                                               
          (e)  In this section, "foreign national" includes                                                                     
              (1)  an individual who is not a United States citizen or                                                          
     lawfully admitted for permanent residence under 8 U.S.C.                                                                   
     1101(a)(20);                                                                                                               

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              (2)  a foreign government, every political subdivision of a                                                       
     foreign government, every official, agent, or representative of a                                                          
     foreign government, and every agency, corporation, or                                                                      
     instrumentality of the foreign government or of a political                                                                
     subdivision of a foreign government;                                                                                       
              (3)  a person outside of the United States, unless it is                                                          
     established that the person is an individual and a citizen of and                                                          
     domiciled in the United States, or that the person is not an                                                               
     individual and is organized under or created by the laws of the                                                            
     United States or of any state or other place subject to the                                                                
     jurisdiction of the United States and has its principal place of                                                           
     business in the United States; or                                                                                          
              (4)  a partnership, association, corporation, organization,                                                       
     or other combination of persons organized under the laws of or                                                             
     having its principal place of business in a foreign country.                                                               
   * Sec. 4. AS 24.10.120(a) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (a)  Salaries, per diem, travel expenses, relocation expenses,                                                        
     and additional allowances for members of the legislature shall be                                                          
     paid as approved by the legislative fiscal officer. [THE                                                                   
     LEGISLATIVE FISCAL OFFICER MAY NOT APPROVE                                                                                 
     PAYMENT FOR A MEMBER'S TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE                                                                                  
     UNITED STATES UNLESS THE MEMBER FIRST PROVIDES                                                                             
     A REPORT ESTABLISHING THAT THE TRAVEL HAS A                                                                                
     LEGISLATIVE PURPOSE. THE LEGISLATIVE FISCAL                                                                                
     OFFICER SHALL PROVIDE A FORM ON WHICH A REPORT                                                                             
     UNDER THIS SUBSECTION MUST BE SUBMITTED.]                                                                                  
   * Sec. 5. AS 24.10.130(b) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (b)  Legislators and officers and employees of the legislative                                                        
     branch of government may be entitled to a per diem allowance [;                                                            
     HOWEVER, IF A BILL THAT FULLY FUNDS AN                                                                                     
     OPERATING BUDGET HAS NOT, WITHIN THE FIRST 121                                                                             
     CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF A REGULAR LEGISLATIVE                                                                                  
     SESSION, INCLUDING THE DAY THE LEGISLATURE                                                                                 
     FIRST CONVENES IN THAT REGULAR SESSION, BEEN                                                                               
     PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE, A MEMBER OF THE                                                                                 
     LEGISLATURE IS NOT ENTITLED TO A DAILY PER DIEM                                                                            
     ALLOWANCE FOR A DAY THE LEGISLATURE IS IN                                                                                  
     SESSION AFTER THAT 121-DAY PERIOD UNTIL THE                                                                                
     FIRST DAY AFTER A BILL THAT FULLY FUNDS AN                                                                                 
     OPERATING BUDGET IS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE                                                                              

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     OR THE FIRST DAY OF THE NEXT REGULAR                                                                                       
     LEGISLATIVE SESSION, WHICHEVER OCCURS EARLIER.                                                                             
     IN THIS SUBSECTION, "PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE"                                                                            
     HAS THE MEANING GIVEN IN AS 01.10.070].                                                                                    
   * Sec. 6. AS 24.10.130(c) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (c)  The Alaska Legislative Council shall adopt a policy in                                                           
     accordance with [(b) OF THIS SECTION AND] AS 39.23.540(d)                                                                  
     regarding reimbursement for moving expenses applicable to all                                                          
     legislators and an applicable [PAYMENT OF A] per diem                                                              
     allowance policy. The policy must set conditions for the                                                               
     reimbursement for moving expenses and payment of per diem and                                                              
     prescribe the amounts of reimbursement adapted to the special                                                              
     needs of the legislative branch as determined by the council.                                                              
   * Sec. 7. AS 24.45.051 is amended by adding a new subsection to                                                            
read:                                                                                                                           
          (c)  A lobbyist required to report to the commission under (a)                                                        
     of this section, who provides or pays for food or beverage for                                                             
     immediate consumption by a legislator or legislative employee or                                                           
     a spouse or domestic partner of a legislator or legislative                                                                
     employee shall report the date the food or beverage was provided                                                           
     or paid for and the recipient's name and relationship to the                                                               
       legislator or legislative employee, unless the food and beverage                                                        
              (1) cost $15 or less; or                                                                                          
              (2) are provided as part of an event that is open to all                                                          
     legislators or legislative employees.                                                                                      
   * Sec. 8. AS 24.45.121(a) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (a)  A lobbyist may not                                                                                               
              (1)  engage in any activity as a lobbyist before registering                                                      
     under AS 24.45.041;                                                                                                        
              (2)  do anything with the intent of placing a public official                                                     
     under personal obligation to the lobbyist or to the lobbyist's                                                             
     employer;                                                                                                                  
              (3)  intentionally deceive or attempt to deceive any public                                                       
     official with regard to any material fact pertinent to pending or                                                          
     proposed legislative or administrative action;                                                                             
              (4)  cause or influence the introduction of a legislative                                                         
     measure solely for the purpose of thereafter being employed to                                                             
     secure its passage or its defeat;                                                                                          
              (5)  cause a communication to be sent to a public official                                                        
     in the name of any fictitious person or in the name of any real                                                            

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     person, except with the consent of that person;                                                                            
              (6)  accept or agree to accept any payment in any way                                                             
     contingent upon the defeat, enactment, or outcome of any                                                                   
     proposed legislative or administrative action;                                                                             
              (7)  serve as a member of a state board or commission, if                                                         
     the lobbyist's employer may receive direct economic benefit from                                                           
     a decision of that board or commission;                                                                                    
              (8)  serve as a campaign manager or director, serve as a                                                          
     campaign treasurer or deputy campaign treasurer on a finance or                                                            
     fund-raising committee, host a fund-raising event, directly or                                                             
     indirectly collect contributions for, or deliver contributions to, a                                                       
     candidate, or otherwise engage in the fund-raising activity of a                                                           
     legislative campaign or campaign for governor or lieutenant                                                                
     governor if the lobbyist has registered, or is required to register, as                                                    
     a lobbyist under this chapter, during the calendar year; this                                                              
     paragraph does not apply to a representational lobbyist as defined                                                         
     in the regulations of the Alaska Public Offices Commission, and                                                            
     does not prohibit a lobbyist from making personal contributions to                                                         
     a candidate as authorized by AS 15.13 or personally advocating on                                                          
     behalf of a candidate;                                                                                                     
              (9)  offer, solicit, initiate, facilitate, or provide to or on                                                    
     behalf of a person covered by AS 24.60 a gift, other than food or                                                          
     [A NONALCOHOLIC] beverage for immediate consumption                                                                        
     [UNDER AS 24.60.080(a)(2)(A),] or a compassionate gift under                                                               
     AS 24.60.075; however, this paragraph does not prohibit a                                                                  
     lobbyist from providing                                                                                                    
                   (A)  a gift to a legislator or legislative employee who                                                      
          is a member of the lobbyist's immediate family as defined in                                                          
          AS 24.60.990(a), if the gift is unconnected to the recipient's                                                        
          legislative status;                                                                                                   
                   (B)  tickets to a charity event described in                                                                 
          AS 24.60.080(a)(2)(B); or                                                                                             
                   (C)  a contribution to a charity event under                                                                 
          AS 24.60.080(c)(10);                                                                                                  
              (10)  make or offer a gift or a campaign contribution                                                             
     whose acceptance by the person to whom it is offered would                                                                 
     violate AS 24.60 or AS 39.52.                                                                                              
   * Sec. 9. AS 24.60.030(e) is amended to read:                                                                              
          (e)  A legislator may not directly, or by authorizing another to                                                      
     act on the legislator's behalf,                                                                                            

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              (1)  agree to, threaten to, or state or imply that the                                                            
     legislator will take or withhold a legislative, administrative, or                                                         
     political action, including support for or opposition to a bill,                                                           
     employment, nominations, and appointments, as a result of a                                                                
     person's decision to provide or not provide a political contribution,                                                      
     donate or not donate to a cause favored by the legislator, or                                                              
     provide or not provide a thing of value;                                                                                   
              (2)  state or imply that the legislator will perform or                                                           
     refrain from performing a lawful constituent service as a result of                                                        
     a person's decision to provide or not provide a political                                                                  
     contribution, donate or not donate to a cause favored by the                                                               
     legislator, or provide or not provide a thing of value; or                                                                 
              (3) unless required by the Uniform Rules of the Alaska                                                        
     State Legislature [EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN (g) OF THIS                                                                   
     SECTION OR WHILE PARTICIPATING IN A PUBLIC                                                                                 
     DISCUSSION OR DEBATE], take or withhold official action or                                                                 
     exert official influence that could substantially benefit or harm the                                                      
     financial interest of a person                                                                                             
                   [(A) WHO IS A MEMBER OF THE                                                                                  
          LEGISLATOR'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY;                                                                                        
                   (B)  BY WHOM THE LEGISLATOR OR A                                                                             
          MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATOR'S IMMEDIATE                                                                                  
          FAMILY IS EMPLOYED;                                                                                                   
                   (C)] with whom the legislator is negotiating for                                                             
          employment [;                                                                                                         
                   (D)  FROM WHOM THE LEGISLATOR OR A                                                                           
          MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATOR'S IMMEDIATE                                                                                  
          FAMILY HAS, IN THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING 12-                                                                          
          MONTH PERIOD, RECEIVED MORE THAN $10,000 OF                                                                           
          INCOME].                                                                                                              
   * Sec. 10. AS 24.60.030(g) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (g)  Unless [OTHERWISE] required by the Uniform Rules of                                                              
     the Alaska State Legislature, a legislator may not vote [SHALL                                                         
     DECLARE A CONFLICT OF INTEREST BEFORE VOTING]                                                                              
     on a question [BEFORE A COMMITTEE OF THE                                                                                   
     LEGISLATURE, AND SHALL REQUEST TO BE EXCUSED                                                                               
     FROM VOTING ON A QUESTION BEFORE A HOUSE OF                                                                                
     THE LEGISLATURE,] if the legislator [OR A MEMBER OF                                                                        
     THE LEGISLATOR'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY] has an equity or                                                                    
     ownership [A FINANCIAL] interest in a business, investment,                                                            

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     real property, lease, or other enterprise if the interest is substantial                                                   
     and the effect on that interest of the action to be voted on is                                                            
     greater than the effect on a substantial class of persons to which                                                     
     the legislator belongs as a member of a profession, occupation,                                                        
     industry, or region [THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF THE STATE.                                                                  
     HOWEVER, NOTWITHSTANDING (e)(3) OF THIS SECTION                                                                            
     AND THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS SUBSECTION, A                                                                                  
     LEGISLATOR MAY VOTE ON AN APPROPRIATION BILL                                                                               
     THAT MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF AS 37.07.020(a) OR                                                                          
     37.07.100].                                                                                                                
   * Sec. 11. AS 24.60.080(a) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (a)  Except as otherwise provided in this section, a legislator                                                       
     or legislative employee may not                                                                                            
              (1)  solicit, accept, or receive, directly or indirectly, a gift                                                  
     worth $250 or more, whether in the form of money, services, a                                                              
     loan, travel, entertainment, hospitality, promise, or other form, or                                                       
     gifts from the same person worth less than $250 that in a calendar                                                         
     year aggregate to $250 or more in value;                                                                                   
              (2)  solicit, accept, or receive a gift with any monetary                                                         
     value from a lobbyist, an immediate family member of a lobbyist,                                                           
     or a person acting on behalf of a lobbyist, except                                                                         
                   (A)  food or [NONALCOHOLIC] beverage for                                                                     
          immediate consumption                                                                                                 
                        [(i)  WITH A VALUE OF $15 OR LESS; OR                                                                   
                        (ii)  PROVIDED AS PART OF AN EVENT                                                                      
              THAT IS OPEN TO ALL LEGISLATORS OR                                                                                
              LEGISLATIVE EMPLOYEES];                                                                                           
                   (B)  a contribution to a charity event, tickets to a                                                         
          charity event, and gifts to which the tickets may entitle the                                                         
          bearer; however, under this subparagraph a legislator or                                                              
          legislative employee may not solicit, accept, or receive from                                                         
          the same lobbyist, an immediate family member of the                                                                  
          lobbyist, or a person acting on behalf of the lobbyist, tickets to                                                    
          a charity event, gifts to which the tickets may entitle the                                                           
          bearer, or both, that in a calendar year aggregate to $250 or                                                         
          more in value; in this subparagraph, "charity event" means an                                                         
          event the proceeds of which go to a charitable organization                                                           
          with tax- free status under 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) and that the                                                          
          Alaska legislative council has approved in advance; the                                                               
          tickets may entitle the bearer to admission to the event, to                                                          

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          entertainment, to food or beverages, or to other gifts or                                                             
          services in connection with the charity event;                                                                        
                   (C)  a gift that is unconnected with the recipient's                                                         
          legislative status and is from a member of the legislator's or                                                        
          legislative employee's immediate family;                                                                              
                   (D)  a gift delivered on the premises of a state facility                                                    
          and accepted on behalf of a recognized nonpolitical charitable                                                        
          organization; or                                                                                                      
                   (E)  a compassionate gift under AS 24.60.075.                                                                
   * Sec. 12. AS 39.23.540(d) is amended to read:                                                                             
          (d)  The commission shall make available to the governor and                                                          
     presiding officers of each house of the legislature a final report of                                                      
     its findings and recommendations as to the rate and form of                                                                
     compensation, benefits, and allowances for legislators, the                                                                
     governor, the lieutenant governor, and each principal executive                                                            
     department head during the first 10 days of a legislative session.                                                         
     Subject to [AS 24.10.130(b) AND] (g) of this section, and unless a                                                         
     bill disapproving all the recommendations for all officers listed in                                                       
     this section is enacted into law within 60 days after the                                                                  
     recommendations are submitted to the governor and presiding                                                                
     officers of each house of the legislature, a recommendation as to                                                          
     the compensation, benefits, and allowances for                                                                             
              (1)  a legislator has the force of law and becomes                                                                
     effective on the first day of the next regular legislative session;                                                        
     and                                                                                                                        
              (2)  the governor, the lieutenant governor, and each                                                              
     principal executive department head has the force of law and                                                               
     becomes effective on the first day of the fiscal year following the                                                        
     fiscal year in which the recommendation is submitted.                                                                      
   * Sec. 13. AS 15.13.068(c), 15.13.068(d); AS 24.60.030(j)(2), and                                                          
24.60.990(a)(6) are repealed.                                                                                                   
   *Sec. 14. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c)."                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wilson moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                               
Coghill objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 89(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  2   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Olson, Wilson                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Begich, Birch, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                              
Hughes, Kawasaki, Kiehl, Micciche, Reinbold, Shower, Stedman,                                                                   
Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gray-Jackson                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kiehl offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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dependent child, or nondependent child living with the legislator,                                                          
[A"                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
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 Insert "or the legislator's spouse, domestic partner, or                                                                   
dependent child, or nondependent child living with the legislator,"                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kiehl moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Senator                                                                
Coghill objected.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 89(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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YEAS:  5   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Kawasaki, Kiehl, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes,                                                              
Micciche, Reinbold, Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wilson                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gray-Jackson                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kiehl offered Amendment No. 3:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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"* Sec. 2. AS 24.60.030(g) is amended to read:                                                                                
          (g)  Unless otherwise required by the Uniform Rules of the                                                            
     Alaska State Legislature, a legislator shall declare a conflict of                                                         
     interest before voting on a question before a committee of the                                                             
     legislature [,] and shall request to be excused from voting on a                                                           
     question before a house of the legislature if action on the                                                            
     question by the committee or that house could affect the                                                               
     legislator by a financial loss or gain that is                                                                         
              (1)  $1,000 or more; and                                                                                      
              (2)  greater than the resulting financial loss or gain by                                                     
     a substantial class of persons to which the legislator belongs as                                                      
     a member of a profession, occupation, industry, or region [, IF                                                        
     THE LEGISLATOR OR A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATOR'S                                                                             
     IMMEDIATE FAMILY HAS A FINANCIAL INTEREST IN A                                                                             
     BUSINESS, INVESTMENT, REAL PROPERTY, LEASE, OR                                                                             
     OTHER ENTERPRISE IF THE INTEREST IS SUBSTANTIAL                                                                            
     AND THE EFFECT ON THAT INTEREST OF THE ACTION                                                                              
     TO BE VOTED ON IS GREATER THAN THE EFFECT ON                                                                               
     THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF THE STATE. HOWEVER,                                                                                  
     NOTWITHSTANDING (e)(3) OF THIS SECTION AND THE                                                                             
     LIMITATIONS OF THIS SUBSECTION, A LEGISLATOR                                                                               
     MAY VOTE ON AN APPROPRIATION BILL THAT MEETS                                                                               
             THE REQUIREMENTS OF AS 37.07.020(a) OR 37.07.100]."                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kiehl moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3. Senator                                                                
Costello objected.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 89(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Kawasaki, Kiehl, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes,                                                              
Micciche, Reinbold, Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wilson                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gray-Jackson                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the bill be                                                                  
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD) "An                                                                   
Act relating to the Legislative Ethics Act; and providing for an                                                                
effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                         
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 89(JUD)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Birch, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                              
Hughes, Micciche, Reinbold, Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof,                                                                
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Kawasaki, Kiehl, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gray-Jackson                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the vote on the                                                              
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred to the                                                           
Secretary for engrossment.