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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                FIRST SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Wednesday                   March 27, 2019                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                              Seventy-second Day                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Giessel at 11:06 a.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed nineteen members present. Senator Gray-Jackson was                                                              
excused from a call of the Senate.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Reverend Nancy Campbell,                                                                
White Fields Church. Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous                                                                  
consent the prayer be spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
          Dear Heavenly Father,                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          It is to You, O Lord, I lift my soul, and it is to You                                                                
          that I humbly come on behalf of the Senate.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
          I pray for Your blessing to be upon them this day as                                                                  
          they meet together to do the business of the state of                                                                 
          Alaska. Guide them, dear Lord, impart your wisdom                                                                     
          to them, grant them good health and clarity of mind. I                                                                
          pray for Your Divine protection to cover them and to                                                                  
          cover their families.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          And now, Lord, from Psalms 20:1-3 I pray this over                                                                    
          them:                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          "May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble.                                                                       
          May the name of the God of Jacob defend you;                                                                          
          May He send you help from the sanctuary;                                                                              
          And strengthen you out of Zion."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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             Let Your Holy Presence fill this chamber now, Lord.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
               I thank, you Lord, that You have heard my prayer                                                                
             and that You are here with the Senators and that You                                                              
          will bless their meeting today.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                    I pray this in Jesus' name,     Amen.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stedman led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the journals for                                                             
the seventieth and seventy-first legislative days be approved as                                                                
certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Report dated March 25 was read stating:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the Resources Committee reviewed                                                               
the following and recommends the appointment(s) be forwarded to a                                                               
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission                                                                                    
Jessie Chmielowski – Anchorage                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individual(s) during any further                                                                
sessions.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Birch, Chair; Senators Kawasaki, Giessel,                                                           
Coghill, Reinbold, Kiehl.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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SJR 6                                                                                                                         
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE JOINT                                                                             
RESOLUTION NO. 6 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of                                                                    
the State of Alaska relating to an appropriation limit; relating to the                                                         
budget reserve fund and establishing the savings reserve fund; and                                                              
relating to the permanent fund. Signing do pass: Senator Shower,                                                                
Chair; Senator Reinbold. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                                     
Micciche. Signing amend: Senators Coghill, Kawasaki.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Office of the Governor                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  Introduction and Reference of Senate Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 100                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 100 BY SENATOR MICCICHE, entitled:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                "An Act naming the Willard E. Dunham Residence                                                                 
          Hall."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 37                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 37 "An Act relating to the statewide                                                                            
immunization program" was read the second time.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator von Imhof, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for                                                               
the adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page 526.                                                           
Senator Begich objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no                                                            
further objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 37(FIN) "An Act                                                                       
relating to the statewide immunization program; and providing for an                                                            
effective date" was adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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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. 37(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 37(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act relating to the statewide immunization program; and providing for                                                           
an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 37(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Birch, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                              
Hughes, Kawasaki, Kiehl, Micciche, Olson, Reinbold, Shower,                                                                     
Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gray-Jackson                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 37(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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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     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
""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.""                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 3, through page 2, line 29:                                                                                        
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
"* 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:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 18:                                                                                                                
     Delete "[OR A"                                                                                                             
     Insert "or the legislator's spouse, domestic partner, or                                                               
dependent child, or nondependent child living with the legislator,                                                          
[A"                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 23, following "legislator":                                                                                    
 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:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, lines 14 - 27:                                                                                                          
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
"* 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.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Spiros Gialopsos                                                                                                  
Representatives Drummond, Tuck                                                                                                  
Senator Birch                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the citation be                                                              
adopted. Without objection, the citation was adopted and referred to                                                            
the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the following                                                                
citations be made a special order of business. Without objection, it was                                                        
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Order of Business                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Keith Nore                                                                                                           
Senator Coghill                                                                                                                 
Representative Wilson                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Major Felisa Wilson                                                                                                  
Senator Wielechowski                                                                                                            
Representative LeDoux                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the citations be                                                             
adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred to                                                          
the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Begich moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                  
from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane time, March 28 through                                                           
evening plane time, March 31. Without objection, Senator Begich was                                                             
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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SB 93                                                                                                                         
Senator Begich moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                               
cosponsor on SENATE BILL NO. 93 "An Act relating to a workforce                                                                 
enhancement program for health care professionals employed in the                                                               
state; and providing for an effective date." Without objection, it was so                                                       
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 100                                                                                                                        
Senators Bishop, Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent to be                                                                
shown as cosponsors on SENATE BILL NO. 100 "An Act naming the                                                                   
Willard E. Dunham Residence Hall." Without objection, it was so                                                                 
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Birch moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                   
from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane time, May 2 through                                                              
morning plane time, May 6. Without objection, Senator Birch was                                                                 
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                 
from a call of the Senate from noon plane time, March 29 through                                                                
evening plane time, March 31. Without objection, Senator Coghill was                                                            
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                 
from a call of the Senate from April 8 through April 10. Without                                                                
objection, Senator Hoffman was excused.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
President Giessel made the following appointments:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Victims' Advocate Selection Committee                                                                                         
Senator Costello                                                                                                                
Senator Hughes                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Statewide Suicide Prevention Council                                                                                          
Senator Micciche                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission                                                                                    
Senator Giessel                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 37                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 37(FIN) "An Act relating to the                                                                          
statewide immunization program; and providing for an effective date"                                                            
was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted                                                            
to the House for consideration.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 89                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD) "An Act relating to the                                                                          
Legislative Ethics Act; and providing for an effective date" was                                                                
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                                             
the House for consideration.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent the Senate                                                                   
stand in adjournment until 10:30 a.m., March 29, 2019. Without                                                                  
objection, the Senate adjourned at 12:23 p.m.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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special accommodation or alternative communication formats to access                                                            
committee meetings may contact the appropriate committee office or the                                                          
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notice is needed to accommodate the request. For further information, call the                                                  
ADA Coordinator at 465-3854 Voice/465-4980 TDD.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                           Capitol 106          9:00 AM                                                 
              -- Please Note Location Change --                                                                                 
              - Joint with House Education Committee -                                                                          
+             Presentation:                                                                                                     
              Alaska Board of Education & Early Development                                                                     
              Annual Report                                                                                                     
              **Streamed live on AKL.tv**                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Mar 29        Friday                          Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              **Streamed live on AKL.tv**                                                                                       
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ SB  55 TEMP. APPOINTMENTS TO COURT OF APPEALS                                                                                 
              -- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --                                                                    
+ SB  61 COMM FISHERMEN'S FUND:VESSEL OWNER CLAIMS                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --                                                                    
+             Discussion on Permanent Fund Dividend Calculation                                                                 
              <Item Above Added to Agenda>                                                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Department of Natural Resources:                                                                                  
              Permitting Leases & Land Conveyances                                                                              
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 29        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+ SB   1 REPEAL CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM                                                                                     
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 29        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  93 MEDICAL PROVIDER INCENTIVES/LOAN REPAYM'T                                                                             
+= SB   1 REPEAL CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM                                                                                    
              -Invited Testimony Followed by Public Testimony-                                                                  
              <Time Limit May Be Set>                                                                                           
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+ SJR  6 CONST AM:APPROP. LIMIT; RESERVE FUND                                                                                   
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                            JUDICIARY (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Wednesday                    Fahrenkamp 203             6:00 PM                                                 
              -- Please Note Time & Location --                                                                                 
+= SB  23 APPROP:SUPP. PAYMENTS OF PRIOR YEARS' PFD                                                                             
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SB  24 PFD SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS                                                                                             
              -- Public Testimony - Sign Up by 7:00 p.m. --                                                                     
              <Time Limit of 1 minute>                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 29        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Consideration of Appointee:                                                                                       
              Select Committee on Legislative Ethics -                                                                          
              H. Conner Thomas                                                                                                  
+= SJR  6 CONST AM:APPROP. LIMIT; RESERVE FUND                                                                                  
              -- Public Testimony <Time Limit May Be Set> --                                                                    
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 30        Saturday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)        10:00 AM                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  52 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL; ALCOHOL REG                                                                               
              -Invited Testimony Followed by Public Testimony-                                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              **Streamed live on AKL.tv**                                                                                       
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  51 NATL. RES. WATER NOMINATION/DESIGNATION                                                                               
+ SB  42 QUITCLAIM LAND TO UNITED STATES                                                                                        
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 29        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ SB  90 COOK INLET: NEW ADMIN AREA;PERMIT BUYBACK                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           6:00 PM                                                 
              -- Please Note Date & Time --                                                                                     
+= SJR  4 CONST. AM: STATE TAX; INTIATIVE                                                                                       
              -- Public Testimony - Starts at 6:00 p.m. --                                                                      
              <Time Limit May Be Set>                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+= SJR  4 CONST. AM: STATE TAX; INTIATIVE                                                                                       
+ SJR  5 CONST. AM.:PERMANENT FUND & DIVIDEND                                                                                   
              -- Public Testimony - Starts at 6:00 p.m. --                                                                      
              <Time Limit May Be Set>                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  75 COMMERCIAL VEHICLE LICENSING REQ'S                                                                                    
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ SB  84 NAMING TROOPER GABE RICH MEMORIAL BRIDGE                                                                               
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Apr 02        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB  34 NAMING SCOTT JOHNSON MEMORIAL BRIDGE                                                                                   
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ HB  88 NAMING TROOPER GABE RICH MEMORIAL BRIDGE                                                                               
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                            FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                          ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Apr 02        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          7:45 AM                                                 
              Agenda to be Announced                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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                    ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION (continued)                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 09 Tuesday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 7:45 AM                                                                                     
+             Budget Closeout                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 16 Tuesday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 7:45 AM                                                                                     
+             Continue Budget Closeout if Needed                                                                                
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 29 Friday Senate Finance 532 7:45 AM                                                                                      
+             - Division of Health Care Services                                                                                
              - Medicaid Services                                                                                               
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                        LABOR & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Apr 05 Friday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 7:45 AM                                                                                      
+             Update on Budget Changes Since February 7, 2019                                                                   
              Meeting                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12 Friday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 7:45 AM                                                                                      
+             Budget Closeout                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 19 Friday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 7:45 AM                                                                                      
+             Continue Budget Closeout if Needed                                                                                
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                              NATURAL RESOURCES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27 Wednesday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 7:45 AM                                                                                   
+             Update on Budget Changes Since February 7, 2019                                                                   
              Meeting                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Apr 03 Wednesday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 7:45 AM                                                                                   
              Agenda to be Announced                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Apr 10 Wednesday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 7:45 AM                                                                                   
+             Budget Closeout                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17 Wednesday Beltz 105 (tsbldg) 7:45 AM                                                                                   
+             Continue Budget Closeout if Needed                                                                                
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    

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                      TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC FACILITIES                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            7:30 AM                                                 
+             Division of Facilities Services                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 04        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            7:30 AM                                                 
+             Statewide Transportation Improvement Program                                                                      
              (STIP) Process                                                                                                    
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                             UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            2:00 PM                                                 
+             FY20 Budget Overview Continued with University                                                                    
              President                                                                                                         
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                    SELECT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE ETHICS                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                     Fahrenkamp 203           10:30 AM                                                  
              -- Please Note Location Change --                                                                                 
+             Welcome New House Legislators                                                                                     
+             Public Comment                                                                                                    
+             Election of House Committee Chair and                                                                             
              Vice-Chair For 2019-2020                                                                                          
+             Advisory Opinions                                                                                                 
  - AO 19-02                                                                                                                    
  - AO 19-03                                                                                                                    
  - AO 19-04                                                                                                                    
  - AO 19-05                                                                                                                    
+             Chair/Staff Report                                                                                                
              - H 17-3 Complaint Update                                                                                         
              - 2019 Ethics Training                                                                                            
+             2019 Legislation Update                                                                                           
+             Other Business                                                                                                    
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2019-03-27                     Senate Journal                      Page 0658
                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                            MISCELLANEOUS MEETINGS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Wednesday                          Capitol 106         12:00 PM                                                 
              Lunch & Learn:                                                                                                    
              Sharing Hope: Stories from Alaskans Affected by                                                                   
              Mental Illness by the National Alliance on Mental                                                                 
              Illness Board of Directors: Shirley Holloway,                                                                     
              Moderator; Dr. Joanne Gartenberg, Physician;                                                                      
              Lily Wertz & Jason Lessard from Anchorage                                                                         
              Sponsored by Senator Kiehl                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Thursday                           Capitol 106         12:00 PM                                                 
              Lunch & Learn:                                                                                                    
              Expanding Broadband in Alaska by Rob Scott,                                                                       
              Senior Manager & Network Engineer & Heather                                                                       
              Cavanaugh, Director of External Affairs                                                                           
              Sponsored by Senator Gray-Jackson