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2006-09-15 House Journal

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2006-09-15                     House Journal                      Page 4386
HJR 9                                                                                             
A message dated September 1, 2006, was received stating the                                         
Governor has read the following resolution August 30 and has                                        
transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies to the Lieutenant                                     
Governor's office for permanent filing:                                                             
      SENATE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 9(JUD)                                               
      am S                                                                                          
      Urging the United States Congress to honor the process and                                    
      judgment of the federal courts in the case of the Exxon Valdez                                
      disaster and to refrain from enacting legislation that would affect                           
      the outcome of the courts' resolution of the case; urging the United                          
      States Department of Justice and the Alaska Department of Law to                              
      identify all natural resource damages from the Exxon Valdez oil                               
      spill that were unanticipated at the time of the 1991 settlement, to                          
      develop plans to remedy the damages, and to present the                                       
      ExxonMobil Corporation with a request for the full $100,000,000                               
      that is available through the "Reopener for Unknown Injury"                                   
      clause of the 1991 civil settlement to carry out these plans.                                 
      Legislative Resolve No. 52