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2017-02-24 Senate Journal

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2017-02-24                     Senate Journal                      Page 0341
SB 70                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 70 BY THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                             

2017-02-24                     Senate Journal                      Page 0342
          "An Act relating to an appropriation limit; relating to                                                               
          the budget responsibilities of the governor; relating to                                                              
          the Alaska permanent fund, the earnings of the                                                                        
          Alaska permanent fund, and the earnings reserve                                                                       
          account; relating to the mental health trust fund;                                                                    
          relating to deposits into the dividend fund; relating to                                                              
          the calculation and payment of permanent fund                                                                         
          dividends; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
was read the first time. President Kelly referred the bill to the Finance                                                       
Senator Gardner moved and asked unanimous consent to add a State                                                                
Affairs Committee referral to the bill. President Kelly cited Uniform                                                           
Rule 39(b) and ruled the referral in order.                                                                                     
Senator Wielechowski appealed the ruling of the Chair.                                                                          
The question being: "Shall the Senate Uphold the Ruling of the                                                                  
Chair?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                           
SB 70                                                                                                                           
Uphold the Ruling of the Chair?                                                                                                 
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Hughes, Kelly, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wilson                                                                 
Nays:  Egan, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                              
Excused:  Begich, MacKinnon, von Imhof                                                                                          
and so, the ruling of the Chair was upheld. The bill was referred to the                                                        
Finance Committee.