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1999-05-18 House Journal

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1999-05-18                     House Journal                      Page 1623
SJR 3                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                        
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 3                                                 
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska             
relating to the repeal of regulations by the legislature.                      
with the:                                                 Journal Page         
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	SENATE FISCAL NOTE (GOV) 2/11/99                                  687         
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	SENATE FISCAL NOTE (GOV) 2/11/99                                 1366         
	FIN RPT  6DP 1DNP 2NR                                            1514         
	SENATE FISCAL NOTE (GOV) 2/11/99                                 1514         

1999-05-18                     House Journal                      Page 1624
SJR 3                                                                        
Amendment No. 1 was offered  by Representative Berkowitz:                       
Page 1, following line 14:                                                     
	Insert a new section to read:                                                 
   "* Sec. 2.  The question shall appear on the ballot in the following      
The voters of Alaska rejected constitutional amendments in 1980,               
1984, and 1986 that would have given the legislature the power to              
repeal regulations by resolution.  Should the legislature be given the         
power to repeal regulations by resolution?"                                    
Representative Berkowitz moved and asked unanimous consent that                
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                    
Objection was heard.                                                           
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll             
was taken with the following result:                                           
SJR 3                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 1                                                                
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  27   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                             
Yeas:  Berkowitz, Cissna, Croft, Davies, Grussendorf, Joule, Kapsner,          
Kemplen, Kookesh, Moses, Smalley                                               
Nays:  Austerman, Barnes, Brice, Bunde, Coghill, Cowdery, Davis,               
Dyson, Foster, Green, Halcro, Harris, Hudson, James, Kerttula,                 
Kohring, Kott, Morgan, Murkowski, Ogan, Phillips, Porter, Rokeberg,            
Sanders, Therriault, Whitaker, Williams                                        
Absent:  Masek, Mulder                                                         
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                       

1999-05-18                     House Journal                      Page 1625
SJR 3                                                                        
Representative Green moved and asked unanimous consent that SJR 3              
be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final         
Representative Berkowitz objected.                                             
The Speaker stated that SJR 3 will be in third reading on the May 19,          
1999, calendar.