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2021-05-03 Senate Journal

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2021-05-03                     Senate Journal                      Page 0946
SJR 13                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(CRA) was read the                                                                         
third time.                                                                                                                     
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                       
NO. 13(CRA) Supporting broadband deployment in the state;                                                                       
recognizing the benefits of broadband; urging facilitation of broadband                                                         
deployment; urging engagement with stakeholders; urging the                                                                     
development of a temporary centralized, technology-neutral                                                                      
broadband and Internet access working group in the state; urging the                                                            
United States Congress to include broadband in 2021 federal                                                                     
infrastructure legislation; urging broadband providers to use savings                                                           
from federal infrastructure legislation to provide broadband service at                                                         
a reduced rate to the state and its political subdivisions; and urging the                                                      
Alaska delegation in Congress to advocate for flexible broadband                                                                
funding parameters, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                               
following result:                                                                                                               
CSSJR 13(CRA)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Costello, Gray-Jackson, Hoffman, Holland,                                                                
Hughes, Kawasaki, Kiehl, Micciche, Myers, Olson, Revak, Stedman,                                                                
Stevens, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                                   
Excused:  Shower, von Imhof                                                                                                     
Absent:  Reinbold                                                                                                               

2021-05-03                     Senate Journal                      Page 0947
and so, CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(CRA)                                                                              
passed the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.