Legislature(2003 - 2004)

2004-03-03 House Journal

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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                             
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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                                        
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.