Legislature(2001 - 2002)
2001-05-06 Senate JournalFull Journal pdf
2001-05-06 Senate Journal Page 1569 HB 65 Senator Ellis requested that the reconsideration on SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(HES) am S "An Act relating to a new optional group of persons eligible for medical assistance who require treatment for breast or cervical cancer; and providing for an effective date" be taken up. The bill was before the Senate on reconsideration. Senator Green moved that the bill be returned to second reading for the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 4. Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading. Senator Green offered Amendment No. 4 : Page 2, following line 21: Insert a new bill section to read: "* Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to read: EMERGENCY REGULATIONS AUTHORIZED. In order to ensure that persons described in sec. 1(a) of this Act receive essential, life-saving medical care, the Department of Health and Social Services may adopt emergency regulations under AS 44.62.250 to implement sec. 1(a) of this Act." Renumber the following bill sections accordingly. 2001-05-06 Senate Journal Page 1570 Senator Green moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 4. Without objection, Amendment No. 4 was adopted. SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(HES) am S was automatically in third reading on reconsideration. The question to be reconsidered: "Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(HES) am S "An Act relating to a new optional group of persons eligible for medical assistance who require treatment for breast or cervical cancer; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result: SCS CSHB 65(HES) am S Third Reading - On Reconsideration Effective Date YEAS: 20 NAYS: 0 EXCUSED: 0 ABSENT: 0 Yeas: Austerman, Cowdery, Davis, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly, Leman, Lincoln, Olson, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Therriault, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 65(HES) am S passed the Senate on reconsideration. Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that 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.