Legislature(2013 - 2014)

2014-04-25 House Journal

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2014-04-25                     House Journal                      Page 2830
HB 278                                                                                                                        
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
House consider the Free Conference Committee report (page 2824) on                                                              
CSHB 278(FIN) am and SCS CSHB 278(FIN) am S. There being no                                                                     
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   

2014-04-25                     House Journal                      Page 2831
Representative Pruitt moved that the House adopt the Free Conference                                                            
Committee report, thus adopting the following:                                                                                  
     FREE CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 278                                                                                  
     "An Act relating to the exemption from jury service for certain                                                            
     teachers; relating to the powers of the Department of Education                                                            
     and Early Development; relating to school performance reports;                                                             
     relating to accountability standards; providing funding for Internet                                                       
     services; relating to secondary school course credit earned through                                                        
     assessment; relating to public school college and career readiness                                                         
     assessments and diplomas; relating to the secondary school                                                                 
     competency examination and related requirements; relating to                                                               
     charter schools and student transportation; relating to residential                                                        
     school applications; relating to school construction bond debt                                                             
     reimbursement; increasing the stipend for boarding school                                                                  
     students; relating to the local contribution to public school                                                              
     funding; increasing the base student allocation used in the formula                                                        
     for state funding of public education; relating to correspondence                                                          
     programs, funding, and student allotments; relating to funding of                                                          
     and reporting by Alaska technical and vocational education                                                                 
     programs; relating to earning high school credit for completion of                                                         
     vocational education courses offered by institutions receiving                                                             
     technical and vocational education program funding; relating to                                                            
     schools operated by a federal agency; relating to education tax                                                            
     credits; establishing an optional municipal tax exemption for                                                              
     privately owned real property rented or leased for use as a charter                                                        
     school; establishing a pilot project for public middle school                                                              
     students; requiring the Department of Administration to provide a                                                          
     proposal for a salary and benefits schedule for school districts and                                                       
     for teacher tenure; requiring the Legislative Budget and Audit                                                             
     Committee to provide for studies on public education funding;                                                              
     requiring the Department of Education and Early Development to                                                             
     report to the legislature on school design and construction;                                                               
     relating to grants to school districts; and providing for an effective                                                     
     (SCR 29 - title change resolution)                                                                                         
The question being:  "Shall the House adopt the report?"  The roll was                                                          
taken with the following result:                                                                                                

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FCCS HB 278                                                                                                                     
YEAS:  28   NAYS:  10   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gattis,                                                            
Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Keller,                                                             
Kito III, LeDoux, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt,                                                                
Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Thompson, T.Wilson                                                                                    
Nays:  Drummond, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Josephson,                                                                        
Kawasaki, Kreiss-Tomkins, Tarr, Tuck, P.Wilson                                                                                  
Excused:  Lynn, Reinbold                                                                                                        
And so, the House adopted FCCS HB 278.                                                                                          
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                           
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
FCCS HB 278 was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment and