Legislature(2003 - 2004)
2004-03-03 House JournalFull Journal pdf
2004-03-03 House Journal Page 2821 HB 414 The following was read the second time: HOUSE BILL NO. 414 "An Act relating to filling the vacancy in the office of United States senator, and to the definition of 'political party.'" with the: Journal Page STA RPT CS(STA) 3DP 1DNP 3NR 2568 FN1: ZERO(GOV) 2568 JUD RPT CS(JUD) NT 5DP 2NR 2643 FN1: ZERO(GOV) 2643 Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill: CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 414(JUD) "An Act relating to filling a vacancy in the office of United States senator, and to the definition of 'political party.'" There being no objection, it was so ordered. 2004-03-03 House Journal Page 2822 Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Gruenberg and McGuire: Page 3, following line 27: Insert a new bill section to read: "* Sec. 9. AS 15.45.010 is amended to read: Sec. 15.45.010. Provision and scope for use of the initiative. The law-making powers assigned to the legislature, including the power assigned to the legislature by the Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States to direct how vacancies in the United States Senate shall be filled, may be exercised by the people through the initiative. However, an initiative may not be proposed to dedicate revenue, to make or repeal appropriations, to create courts, to define the jurisdiction of courts or prescribe their rules, or to enact local or special legislation." Renumber the following bill sections accordingly. Representative Gruenberg moved and asked unanimous consent that Amendment No. 1 be adopted. Representative Weyhrauch objected. The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result: CSHB 414(JUD) Second Reading Amendment No. 1 YEAS: 12 NAYS: 25 EXCUSED: 3 ABSENT: 0 Yeas: Anderson, Berkowitz, Cissna, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Joule, Kerttula, Kohring, Masek, McGuire, Moses Nays: Chenault, Coghill, Crawford, Croft, Dahlstrom, Fate, Foster, Gatto, Harris, Hawker, Holm, Kott, Lynn, Meyer, Morgan, Ogg, Rokeberg, Samuels, Seaton, Stepovich, Stoltze, Weyhrauch, Williams, Wilson, Wolf 2004-03-03 House Journal Page 2823 Excused: Heinze, Kapsner, Kookesh Dahlstrom changed from "Yea" to "Nay". And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.