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1999-05-17 Senate Journal

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1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1531
                                 SENATE JOURNAL                                
                            ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                           
                    TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE - FIRST SESSION                   
                                                                               
Juneau, Alaska                                                                 
                                                                               
                           One Hundred Nineteenth Day                          
                                                                               
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President            
Pearce at 11:12 a.m.                                                           
                                                                               
The roll showed twenty members present.                                        
                                                                               
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Father Tom Moffatt of the              
St. Nicholas Orthodox Christian Church of Juneau. Senator Hoffman              
moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be spread.                   
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                          
                                                                               
In peace, let us pray to the Lord. For the peace                              
from above, for the salvation of our souls, let us                             
pray to the Lord. For the peace of the whole world,                            
for the welfare of the holy churches of God, for the                           
union of all mankind, let us pray to the Lord. For                             
this State of Alaska, for every city, country, and                             
every faithful dwelling in them, let us pray to the                            
Lord. For seasonable weather, for abundance of the                             
earth, for peaceful times, let us pray to the Lord.                            
For travelers on the sea and air, let us pray to the                           
Lord. For the sick, for captives and their salvation,                          
let us pray to the Lord. For our deliverance from all                          
affliction, anger, danger and necessity, let us pray to                        
the Lord. Help us, save us, have mercy on us and                               
keep us, Oh God, by Your grace.             Amen.                              
                                                                               
Senator Leman led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                      
                                                                               
                                                                               
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                                Certification                                
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the journal              
for the one hundred eighteenth legislative day be approved as                  
certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.              
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                    Recess                                   
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate               
stand in recess to the Joint Session. Without objection, the Senate            
recessed at 11:15 a.m.                                                         
                                                                               
                          Joint Session in the House                         
                                                                               
Speaker Porter called the House to order and in accordance with                
Uniform Rule 51 turned the gavel over to President Pearce, who                 
called the Joint Session to order at 11:30 a.m.                                
                                                                               
The purpose of the Joint Session was to consider the confirmation              
of the Governors appointments.                                                 
                                                                               
The roll of the House was taken and showed thirty-seven members                
present. Representatives Austerman, Moses were absent. Repre-                  
sentative Joule was excused from a call of the House.                          
                                                                               
The roll of the Senate was called and showed twenty members                    
present.                                                                       
                                                                               
Senator Mackie called the Joint Session. The call was satisfied.               
                                                                               
The Governors appointments are as follows:                                     
                                                                               
Commissioner - Department of Administration                                  
	Robert Poe - Anchorage                                                        
		Appointed: 12/16/98                                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Commissioner - Department of Labor                                           
	Ed Flanagan - Juneau                                                          
		Appointed: 01/12/99                                                          
                                                                               
Commissioner - Department of Military and Veterans Affairs                   
Adjutant General - Alaska National Guard                                     
	Colonel Phillip E. Oates - Anchorage                                          
		Appointed: 01/08/99                                                          
                                                                               
Brigadier General - Alaska Air National Guard                                
	Colonel George Cannelos - Anchorage                                           
		Appointed: 01/19/99                                                          
                                                                               
Brigadier General - Alaska Army National Guard                               
	Colonel David E. Glines - Anchorage                                           
		Appointed: 04/28/99                                                          
                                                                               
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board                                             
	Ellen Ganley - Fairbanks                                                      
		Appointed: 06/29/95 Reappointed: 01/31/96, 02/19/99                          
		Expires: 01/31/02                                                            
	Joe Thomas, Jr. - Juneau                                                      
		Appointed: 02/14/96 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/02                  
	Thomas C. Walker - Seward                                                     
		Appointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 01/31/01                                        
                                                                               
State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land               
Surveyors                                                                     
	Linda Cyra-Korsgaard - Anchorage                                              
		Appointed: 09/11/98 Expires: 06/30/01                                        
	Marcia R. Davis - Anchorage                                                   
		Appointed: 02/20/97 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 06/30/02                  
	D. Lance Mearig, P.E. - Juneau                                                
		Appointed: 07/05/94 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 06/30/02                  
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar                                         
	Joseph N. Faulhaber - Fairbanks                                               
		Appointed: 08/10/94 Reappointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 06/30/00                  
	Barbara Miklos - Anchorage                                                    
		Appointed: 06/30/95 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 06/30/01                  
                                                                               
Board of Chiropractic Examiners                                              
	Carol J. Davis, D.C. - Fairbanks                                              
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 07/15/01                                        
	Steven D. Messerschmidt - Juneau                                              
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 07/15/02                                        
	Sean C. Siegel - Anchorage                                                    
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 07/15/02                                        
                                                                               
Board of Dental Examiners                                                    
	Kenneth L. Crooks, D.D.S. - Dillingham                                        
		Appointed: 04/07/95 Reappointed: 04/14/99 Expires: 02/01/03                  
                                                                               
Board of Dispensing Opticians                                                
	Roberta Rawcliffe - Palmer                                                    
		Appointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 06/14/02                                        
	James Rothmeyer - Fairbanks                                                   
		Appointed: 03/17/99 Expires: 06/14/01                                        
                                                                               
Board of Education                                                           
	Roy Nageak Sr. - Barrow                                                       
		Appointed: 01/02/97 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/04                  
	Paula R. Pawlowski - Anchorage                                                
		Appointed: 08/27/98 Expires: 01/31/00                                        
	Susan Stitham - Fairbanks                                                     
		Appointed: 07/20/95 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/04                  
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Board of Fisheries                                                           
	Dan K. Coffey - Anchorage                                                     
		Appointed: 02/12/96 Reappointed: 03/30/99 Expires: 06/30/02                  
	Grant J. Miller - Sitka                                                       
		Appointed: 02/12/96 Reappointed: 03/30/99 Expires: 06/30/02                  
	Virgil L. Umphenour - Fairbanks                                               
		Appointed 07/22/94 Reappointed: 02/12/96, 03/30/99                           
		Expires: 06/30/02                                                            
                                                                               
Board of Game                                                                
	Mike Fleagle - McGrath                                                        
		Appointed: 10/20/96 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/02                  
	Greg Roczicka, Bethel                                                         
		Appointed: 02/23/96 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/02                  
	Greg Streveler - Gustavus                                                     
		Appointed: 10/20/96 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/02                  
                                                                               
State Commission for Human Rights                                            
	Ruth G. Benson - Fairbanks                                                    
		Appointed: 11/26/97 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/04                  
                                                                               
Commission on Judicial Conduct                                               
	Dianne I. Brown - Anchorage                                                   
		Appointed: 09/11/96 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 12/31/02                  
                                                                               
Alaska Judicial Council                                                      
	¦Sandra Stringer - Fairbanks                                                  
		Appointed: 08/27/98 Expires: 05/18/03á                                       
Note: CANDIDATE WITHDRAWN per verbal notification from                         
Judiciary Committee                                                            
                                                                               
Alaska Labor Relations Agency                                                
	Blair E. Marcotte - Fairbanks                                                 
		Appointed: 08/28/96 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 06/30/01                  
	Raymond P. Smith - Anchorage                                                  
		Appointed: 03/06/95 Reappointed: 06/30/95, 07/31/98                          
			Expires: 06/30/01                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Board of Marine Pilots                                                       
	Robert M. Berto - Ketchikan                                                   
		Appointed: 09/30/94 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 05/31/02                  
                                                                               
Board of Marital and Family Therapy                                          
	Sandra M. Samaniego - Fairbanks                                               
		Appointed: 10/12/95 Reappointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 12/14/02                  
                                                                               
State Medical Board                                                          
	Keith M. Brownsberger, M.D. - Anchorage                                       
		Appointed: 08/11/95 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 04/21/02                  
	Sheila Means - Juneau                                                         
		Appointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 01/09/01                                        
                                                                               
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Board of Trustees                       
	Nelson G. Page, Esq. - Anchorage                                              
		Appointed: 03/03/95 Reappointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 03/03/03                  
                                                                               
Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives                                     
	Marilyn Holmes - Juneau                                                       
		Appointed: 07/20/95 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 07/20/02                  
                                                                               
Board of Nursing                                                             
	Barbara Berner, ANP, EdD - Anchorage                                          
		Appointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 03/31/02                                        
                                                                               
Board of Examiners in Optometry                                              
	Thomas N. Carter - Fairbanks                                                  
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 06/15/02                                        
	Erik D. Christianson, O.D. - Ketchikan                                        
		Appointed: 06/01/98 Expires: 06/15/01                                        
	John C. Cobbett, O.D. - North Pole                                            
		Appointed: 09/11/98 Expires: 06/15/02                                        
                                                                               
Board of Pharmacy                                                            
	Margaret D. Soden, R.Ph. - Fairbanks                                          
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 04/01/02                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               

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State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board                        
	JoAnne Bell-Graves - Juneau                                                   
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 09/01/00                                        
	Leslie F. Schwartz - Petersburg                                               
		Appointed: 10/06/95 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 09/01/02                  
                                                                               
Board of Professional Counselors                                             
	Toni Chrestman - Nome                                                         
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/02                                        
	Anne L. Henry - Juneau                                                        
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/02                                        
	David F. Leonard, Esq. - Fairbanks                                            
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/00                                        
	Allan A. Morotti, Ph.D. - Fairbanks                                           
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/01                                        
	Robert L. Pound - Anchorage                                                   
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/01                                        
                                                                               
Professional Teaching Practices Commission                                   
	Steven Beardsley - Anchorage                                                  
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 07/01/01                                        
	Bruce F. Johnson - Sitka                                                      
		Appointed: 08/30/95 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 07/01/01                  
	Vickie L. McCubbin - Anchorage                                                
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 07/01/01                                        
                                                                               
Board of Psychologist and Psychological Associate Examiners                  
	Paul Craig - Anchorage                                                        
		Appointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 07/01/02                                        
                                                                               
Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers                                    
	Vince Coan - Wasilla                                                          
		Appointed: 09/11/98 Expires: 06/30/02                                        
	James A. Hage - Fairbanks                                                     
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 06/30/00                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Real Estate Commission                                                       
	Linda L. Freed - Kodiak                                                       
		Appointed: 08/24/95 Reappointed: 04/14/99 Expires: 01/31/03                  
	Eleanor F. Oakley - Palmer                                                    
		Appointed: 08/24/95 Reappointed: 04/14/99 Expires: 01/31/03                  
	Larry Spencer - Juneau                                                        
		Appointed: 08/24/95 Reappointed: 04/14/99 Expires: 01/31/03                  
                                                                               
University of Alaska Board of Regents                                        
	Robert A. Malone - Anchorage                                                  
		Appointed: 02/18/99 Expires: 02/01/07                                        
	Brian Rogers - Fairbanks                                                      
		Appointed: 02/18/99 Expires: 02/01/07                                        
	Frances H. Rose - Anchorage                                                   
		Appointed: 02/18/99 Expires: 02/01/07                                        
	Joseph E. Usibelli, Jr. - Healy                                               
		Appointed: 02/18/99 Expires: 02/01/07                                        
                                                                               
Board of Social Work Examiners                                               
	Denny Patella - Anchorage                                                     
		Appointed: 09/11/98 Expires: 07/01/01                                        
                                                                               
Board of Veterinary Examiners                                                
	Connie J. Sanders, D.V.M. - Anchorage                                         
		Appointed: 06/25/96 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 01/31/03                  
                                                                               
Violent Crimes Compensation Board                                            
	Colleen M. Murphy, M.D. - Anchorage                                           
		Appointed: 08/27/98 Expires: 12/15/00                                        
	Stephen B. Wallace - Kodiak                                                   
		Appointed: 08/27/98 Expires: 12/15/99                                        
	Leslie D. Wheeler - Wasilla                                                   
		Appointed: 05/15/96 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 12/15/01                  
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Alaska Workers' Compensation Board                                           
	Dorothy Bradshaw - Fairbanks                                                  
		Appointed: 01/30/96 Reappointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 07/01/01                  
	Andrew J. Bear Piekarski - Anchorage                                          
		Appointed: 03/17/99 Expires: 07/01/00                                        
	Nancy J. Ridgley - Ketchikan                                                  
		Appointed: 10/13/92 Reappointed: 07/05/95, 02/19/99 	                        
	Expires: 07/01/01                                                             
	Philip E. Ulmer - Eagle River                                                 
		Appointed: 01/30/96 Reappointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 07/01/01                  
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that Robert Poe be confirmed as                           
Commissioner of the Department of Administration.                              
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Robert Poe be confirmed? The roll of                 
the House was taken with the following result:                                 
                                                                               
Dept. of Administration                                                        
Commissioner                                                                   
Confirm - Poe                                                                  
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Barnes, Berkowitz, Brice, Bunde, Cissna, Coghill,            
Cowdery, Croft, Davies, Davis, Dyson, Foster, Green, Grussendorf,              
Halcro, Harris, Hudson, James, Kapsner, Kemplen, Kerttula, Kohring,            
Kookesh, Kott, Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Ogan,                  
Phillips, Porter, Rokeberg, Sanders, Smalley, Therriault, Whitaker,            
Williams                                                                       
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
The roll of the Senate was called with the following result:                   
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Dept. of Administration                                                        
Commissioner                                                                   
Confirm - Poe                                                                  
SENATE                                                                         
                                                                               
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,       
Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Phillips,                  
Taylor, Torgerson, Wilken, Pearce                                              
                                                                               
Nays:  Ward                                                                    
                                                                               
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  58    NAYS:  1    EXCUSED:  1                                
                                                                               
and so, Robert Poe was confirmed.                                              
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that Ed Flanagan be confirmed as                          
Commissioner of the Department of Labor.                                       
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Ed Flanagan be confirmed? The roll of                
the Senate was called with the following result:                               
                                                                               
Dept. of Labor                                                                 
Commissioner                                                                   
Confirm - Flanagan                                                             
SENATE                                                                         
                                                                               
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim,                   
Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Phillips, Torgerson, Wilken, Adams,          
Pearce                                                                         
                                                                               
Nays:  Green, Halford, Leman, Taylor, Ward                                     
                                                                               
Senator Halford changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                   
                                                                               
                                                                               

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The roll of the House was taken with the following result:                     
                                                                               
Dept. of Labor                                                                 
Commissioner                                                                   
Confirm - Flanagan                                                             
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  37   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Barnes, Berkowitz, Brice, Bunde, Cissna,                     
Cowdery, Croft, Davies, Davis, Dyson, Foster, Green, Grussendorf,              
Halcro, Harris, Hudson, James, Kapsner, Kemplen, Kerttula, Kohring,            
Kookesh, Kott, Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Phillips,              
Porter, Rokeberg, Sanders, Smalley, Therriault, Whitaker, Williams             
                                                                               
Nays:  Coghill, Ogan                                                           
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  52    NAYS:  7    EXCUSED:  1                                
                                                                               
and so, Ed Flanagan was confirmed.                                             
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that Colonel Phillip E. Oates be confirmed                
as Adjutant General - Alaska National Guard, Commissioner of the               
Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.                                   
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Phillip E. Oates be confirmed? The roll              
of the House was taken with the following result:                              
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Dept. of Military & Veterans' Affairs                                          
Adjutant General-Alaska National Guard                                         
Commissioner                                                                   
Confirm - Oates                                                                
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Barnes, Berkowitz, Brice, Bunde, Cissna, Coghill,            
Cowdery, Croft, Davies, Davis, Dyson, Foster, Green, Grussendorf,              
Halcro, Harris, Hudson, James, Kapsner, Kemplen, Kerttula, Kohring,            
Kookesh, Kott, Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Ogan,                  
Phillips, Porter, Rokeberg, Sanders, Smalley, Therriault, Whitaker,            
Williams                                                                       
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
The roll of the Senate was called with the following result:                   
                                                                               
Dept. of Military & Veteran's Affairs                                          
Commissioner                                                                   
Adjutant General - Alaska National Guard                                       
Confirm - Oates                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Elton, Green, Halford, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman, Mackie,            
Miller, Parnell, Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Wilken, Donley, Ellis,           
Pearce                                                                         
                                                                               
Nays:  Hoffman, Lincoln, Ward, Adams                                           
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  55    NAYS:  4    EXCUSED:  1                                
                                                                               
and so, Phillip E. Oates was confirmed.                                        
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that Colonel George Cannelos be confirmed                 
as Brigadier General - Alaska Air National Guard.                              
                                                                               
                                                                               

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The question being: Shall George Cannelos be confirmed? The roll               
of the Senate was called with the following result:                            
                                                                               
Brigadier General                                                              
Alaska Air National Guard                                                      
Confirm - Cannelos                                                             
SENATE                                                                         
                                                                               
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim,           
Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson,          
Wilken, Adams, Donley, Pearce                                                  
                                                                               
Nays:  Ward                                                                    
                                                                               
The roll of the House was taken with the following result:                     
                                                                               
Alaska Air National Guard                                                      
Brigadier General                                                              
Confirm - Cannelos                                                             
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Barnes, Berkowitz, Brice, Bunde, Cissna, Coghill,            
Cowdery, Croft, Davies, Davis, Dyson, Foster, Green, Grussendorf,              
Halcro, Harris, Hudson, James, Kapsner, Kemplen, Kerttula, Kohring,            
Kookesh, Kott, Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Ogan,                  
Phillips, Porter, Rokeberg, Sanders, Smalley, Therriault, Whitaker,            
Williams                                                                       
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  58    NAYS:  1    EXCUSED:  1                                
                                                                               
and so, George Cannelos was confirmed.                                         
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that Colonel                  
David E. Glines be confirmed as Brigadier General - Alaska Army                
National Guard.                                                                
                                                                               
                                                                               

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The question being: Shall David E. Glines be confirmed?The roll                
of the House was taken with the following result:                              
Alaska Army National Guard                                                     
Brigadier General                                                              
Confirm - Glines                                                               
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Barnes, Berkowitz, Brice, Bunde, Cissna, Coghill,            
Cowdery, Croft, Davies, Davis, Dyson, Foster, Green, Grussendorf,              
Halcro, Harris, Hudson, James, Kapsner, Kemplen, Kerttula, Kohring,            
Kookesh, Kott, Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Ogan,                  
Phillips, Porter, Rokeberg, Sanders, Smalley, Therriault, Whitaker,            
Williams                                                                       
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
The roll of the Senate was called with the following result:                   
                                                                               
Brigadier General                                                              
Alaska Army National Guard                                                     
Confirm - Glines                                                               
SENATE                                                                         
                                                                               
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman,                  
Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Wilken,         
Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Pearce                                            
                                                                               
Nays:  Ward                                                                    
                                                                               
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  58    NAYS:  1    EXCUSED:  1                                
                                                                               
and so, David E. Glines was confirmed.                                         
                                                                               
Senator Mackie listed the Governors appointments to the following              
boards and commissions:                                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Alcoholic Beverage Control Board                                             
	Ellen Ganley - Fairbanks                                                      
		Appointed: 06/29/95 Reappointed: 01/31/96, 02/19/99                          
		Expires: 01/31/02                                                            
	Joe Thomas, Jr. - Juneau                                                      
		Appointed: 02/14/96 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/02                  
	Thomas C. Walker - Seward                                                     
		Appointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 01/31/01                                        
                                                                               
State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land               
Surveyors                                                                     
	Linda Cyra-Korsgaard - Anchorage                                              
		Appointed: 09/11/98 Expires: 06/30/01                                        
	Marcia R. Davis - Anchorage                                                   
		Appointed: 02/20/97 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 06/30/02                  
	D. Lance Mearig, P.E. - Juneau                                                
		Appointed: 07/05/94 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 06/30/02                  
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the                      
appointments to the above boards be confirmed. Without objection,              
it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                               
Senator Mackie listed the Governors appointments to the following              
boards and commissions:                                                        
                                                                               
Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar                                         
	Joseph N. Faulhaber - Fairbanks                                               
		Appointed: 08/10/94 Reappointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 06/30/00                  
	Barbara Miklos - Anchorage                                                    
		Appointed: 06/30/95 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 06/30/01                  
                                                                               
Board of Chiropractic Examiners                                              
	Carol J. Davis, D.C. - Fairbanks                                              
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 07/15/01                                        
	Steven D. Messerschmidt - Juneau                                              
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 07/15/02                                        
	Sean C. Siegel - Anchorage                                                    
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 07/15/02                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Board of Dental Examiners                                                    
	Kenneth L. Crooks, D.D.S. - Dillingham                                        
		Appointed: 04/07/95 Reappointed: 04/14/99 Expires: 02/01/03                  
                                                                               
Board of Dispensing Opticians                                                
	Roberta Rawcliffe - Palmer                                                    
		Appointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 06/14/02                                        
	James Rothmeyer - Fairbanks                                                   
		Appointed: 03/17/99 Expires: 06/14/01                                        
                                                                               
Board of Education                                                           
	Roy Nageak Sr. - Barrow                                                       
		Appointed: 01/02/97 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/04                  
	Paula R. Pawlowski - Anchorage                                                
		Appointed: 08/27/98 Expires: 01/31/00                                        
	Susan Stitham - Fairbanks                                                     
		Appointed: 07/20/95 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/04                  
                                                                               
Board of Fisheries                                                           
	Dan K. Coffey - Anchorage                                                     
		Appointed: 02/12/96 Reappointed: 03/30/99 Expires: 06/30/02                  
	Grant J. Miller - Sitka                                                       
		Appointed: 02/12/96 Reappointed: 03/30/99 Expires: 06/30/02                  
	Virgil L. Umphenour - Fairbanks                                               
		Appointed 07/22/94 Reappointed: 02/12/96, 03/30/99                           
		Expires: 06/30/02                                                            
                                                                               
Objections were heard to the confirmation of Paula Pawlowski and               
Susan Stitham to the Board of Education, and to Dan K. Coffey,                 
Grant J. Miller, and Virgil L. Umphenour to the Board of Fisheries.            
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the                      
appointments to the above boards with the exception of Paula                   
Pawloski, Susan Stitham, Dan K. Coffey, Grant J. Miller, and Virgil            
L. Umphenour be confirmed. Without objection, it was so ordered.               
                                                                               
Senator Mackie listed the Governors appointments to the following              
boards and commissions:                                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1547
Board of Game                                                                
	Mike Fleagle - McGrath                                                        
		Appointed: 10/20/96 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/02                  
	Greg Roczicka, Bethel                                                         
		Appointed: 02/23/96 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/02                  
	Greg Streveler - Gustavus                                                     
		Appointed: 10/20/96 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/02                  
                                                                               
State Commission for Human Rights                                            
	Ruth G. Benson - Fairbanks                                                    
		Appointed: 11/26/97 Reappointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 01/31/04                  
                                                                               
Commission on Judicial Conduct                                               
	Dianne I. Brown - Anchorage                                                   
		Appointed: 09/11/96 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 12/31/02                  
                                                                               
Alaska Labor Relations Agency                                                
	Blair E. Marcotte - Fairbanks                                                 
		Appointed: 08/28/96 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 06/30/01                  
	Raymond P. Smith - Anchorage                                                  
		Appointed: 03/06/95 Reappointed: 06/30/95, 07/31/98                          
		Expires: 06/30/01                                                            
                                                                               
Board of Marine Pilots                                                       
	Robert M. Berto - Ketchikan                                                   
		Appointed: 09/30/94 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 05/31/02                  
                                                                               
Board of Marital and Family Therapy                                          
	Sandra M. Samaniego - Fairbanks                                               
		Appointed: 10/12/95 Reappointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 12/14/02                  
                                                                               
State Medical Board                                                          
	Keith M. Brownsberger, M.D. - Anchorage                                       
		Appointed: 08/11/95 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 04/21/02                  
	Sheila Means - Juneau                                                         
		Appointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 01/09/01                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               

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Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the                      
appointments to the above boards and commissions be confirmed.                 
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                          
                                                                               
Senator Mackie listed the Governors appointments to the following              
boards:                                                                        
                                                                               
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Board of Trustees                       
	Nelson G. Page, Esq. - Anchorage                                              
		Appointed: 03/03/95 Reappointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 03/03/03                  
                                                                               
Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives                                     
	Marilyn Holmes - Juneau                                                       
		Appointed: 07/20/95 Reappointed: 07/31/98 Expires: 07/20/02                  
                                                                               
Board of Nursing                                                             
	Barbara Berner, ANP, EdD - Anchorage                                          
		Appointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 03/31/02                                        
                                                                               
Board of Examiners in Optometry                                              
	Thomas N. Carter - Fairbanks                                                  
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 06/15/02                                        
	Erik D. Christianson, O.D. - Ketchikan                                        
		Appointed: 06/01/98 Expires: 06/15/01                                        
	John C. Cobbett, O.D. - North Pole                                            
		Appointed: 09/11/98 Expires: 06/15/02                                        
                                                                               
Board of Pharmacy                                                            
	Margaret D. Soden, R.Ph. - Fairbanks                                          
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 04/01/02                                        
                                                                               
State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board                        
	JoAnne Bell-Graves - Juneau                                                   
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 09/01/00                                        
	Leslie F. Schwartz - Petersburg                                               
		Appointed: 10/06/95 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 09/01/02                  
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1549
Board of Professional Counselors                                             
	Toni Chrestman - Nome                                                         
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/02                                        
	Anne L. Henry - Juneau                                                        
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/02                                        
	David F. Leonard, Esq. - Fairbanks                                            
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/00                                        
	Allan A. Morotti, Ph.D. - Fairbanks                                           
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/01                                        
	Robert L. Pound - Anchorage                                                   
		Appointed: 11/16/98 Expires: 11/01/01                                        
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the                      
appointments to the above boards be confirmed. Without objection,              
it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                               
Senator Mackie listed the Governors appointments to the following              
boards and commissions:                                                        
                                                                               
Professional Teaching Practices Commission                                   
	Steven Beardsley - Anchorage                                                  
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 07/01/01                                        
	Bruce F. Johnson - Sitka                                                      
		Appointed: 08/30/95 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 07/01/01                  
	Vickie L. McCubbin - Anchorage                                                
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 07/01/01                                        
                                                                               
Board of Psychologist and Psychological Associate Examiners                  
	Paul Craig - Anchorage                                                        
		Appointed: 02/19/99 Expires: 07/01/02                                        
                                                                               
Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers                                    
	Vince Coan - Wasilla                                                          
		Appointed: 09/11/98 Expires: 06/30/02                                        
	James A. Hage - Fairbanks                                                     
		Appointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 06/30/00                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1550
Real Estate Commission                                                       
	Linda L. Freed - Kodiak                                                       
		Appointed: 08/24/95 Reappointed: 04/14/99 Expires: 01/31/03                  
	Eleanor F. Oakley - Palmer                                                    
		Appointed: 08/24/95 Reappointed: 04/14/99 Expires: 01/31/03                  
	Larry Spencer - Juneau                                                        
		Appointed: 08/24/95 Reappointed: 04/14/99 Expires: 01/31/03                  
                                                                               
University of Alaska Board of Regents                                        
	Robert A. Malone - Anchorage                                                  
		Appointed: 02/18/99 Expires: 02/01/07                                        
	Brian Rogers - Fairbanks                                                      
		Appointed: 02/18/99 Expires: 02/01/07                                        
	Frances H. Rose - Anchorage                                                   
		Appointed: 02/18/99 Expires: 02/01/07                                        
	Joseph E. Usibelli, Jr. - Healy                                               
		Appointed: 02/18/99 Expires: 02/01/07                                        
                                                                               
Board of Social Work Examiners                                               
	Denny Patella - Anchorage                                                     
		Appointed: 09/11/98 Expires: 07/01/01                                        
                                                                               
Board of Veterinary Examiners                                                
	Connie J. Sanders, D.V.M. - Anchorage                                         
		Appointed: 06/25/96 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 01/31/03                  
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the                      
appointments to the above boards and commissions be confirmed.                 
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                          
                                                                               
Senator Mackie listed the Governors appointments to the following              
boards:                                                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1551
Violent Crimes Compensation Board                                            
	Colleen M. Murphy, M.D. - Anchorage                                           
		Appointed: 08/27/98 Expires: 12/15/00                                        
	Stephen B. Wallace - Kodiak                                                   
		Appointed: 08/27/98 Expires: 12/15/99                                        
	Leslie D. Wheeler - Wasilla                                                   
		Appointed: 05/15/96 Reappointed: 12/11/98 Expires: 12/15/01                  
                                                                               
Alaska Workers' Compensation Board                                           
	Dorothy Bradshaw - Fairbanks                                                  
		Appointed: 01/30/96 Reappointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 07/01/01                  
	Andrew J. Bear Piekarski - Anchorage                                          
		Appointed: 03/17/99 Expires: 07/01/00                                        
	Nancy J. Ridgley - Ketchikan                                                  
		Appointed: 10/13/92 Reappointed: 07/05/95, 02/19/99 	                        
	Expires: 07/01/01                                                             
	Philip E. Ulmer - Eagle River                                                 
		Appointed: 01/30/96 Reappointed: 06/02/98 Expires: 07/01/01                  
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the                      
appointments to the above boards be confirmed. Without objection,              
it was so ordered.                                                             
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that Paula Pawlowski be confirmed to the                  
Board of Education. Representative Green objected.                             
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Paula Pawlowsi be confirmed? The roll                
of the Senate was called with the following result:                            
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1552
Board of Education                                                             
Confirm - Pawlowski                                                            
SENATE                                                                         
                                                                               
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie,                 
Miller, Parnell, Phillips, Torgerson, Wilken, Adams, Ellis, Elton,             
Pearce                                                                         
                                                                               
Nays:  Halford, Taylor, Ward, Donley, Green                                    
                                                                               
                                                                               
The roll of the House was taken with the following result:                     
                                                                               
Board of Education                                                             
Confirm - Pawlowski                                                            
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  26   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                               
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Berkowitz, Brice, Cissna, Croft, Davies, Davis,              
Grussendorf, Halcro, Hudson, Kapsner, Kemplen, Kerttula, Kookesh,              
Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Phillips, Porter,                     
Rokeberg, Smalley, Therriault, Whitaker, Williams                              
                                                                               
Nays:  Barnes, Bunde, Coghill, Cowdery, Dyson, Foster, Green,                  
Harris, James, Kohring, Kott, Ogan, Sanders                                    
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  41    NAYS:  18    EXCUSED:  1                               
                                                                               
and so, Paula Pawlowski was confirmed.                                         
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that Susan Stitham be confirmed to the Board              
of Education. Representative Coghill objected.                                 
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Susan Stitham be confirmed? The roll                 
of the House was taken with the following result:                              
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1553
Board of Education                                                             
Confirm - Stitham                                                              
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  30   NAYS:  9   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Berkowitz, Brice, Bunde, Cissna, Croft, Davies,              
Davis, Foster, Grussendorf, Halcro, Harris, Hudson, James, Kapsner,            
Kemplen, Kerttula, Kookesh, Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder,                      
Murkowski, Phillips, Porter, Rokeberg, Smalley, Therriault, Whitaker,          
Williams                                                                       
                                                                               
Nays:  Barnes, Coghill, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Kohring, Kott,                  
Ogan, Sanders                                                                  
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
The roll of the Senate was called with the following result:                   
                                                                               
Board of Education                                                             
Confirm - Stitham                                                              
SENATE                                                                         
                                                                               
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Hoffman, Kelly Tim, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell,                   
Phillips, Torgerson, Wilken, Adams, Ellis, Elton, Pearce                       
                                                                               
Nays:  Kelly Pete, Leman, Taylor, Ward, Donley, Green, Halford                 
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  43    NAYS:  16    EXCUSED:  1                               
                                                                               
and so, Susan Stitham was confirmed.                                           
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that Dan Coffey be confirmed to the Board                 
of Fisheries. Representative Phillips objected.                                
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Dan Coffey be confirmed? The roll of                 
the Senate was called with the following result:                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1554
Board of Fisheries                                                             
Confirm - Coffey                                                               
SENATE                                                                         
                                                                               
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller,                  
Parnell, Phillips, Taylor, Wilken, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green,                
Halford, Hoffman, Pearce                                                       
                                                                               
Nays:  Torgerson, Ward, Adams                                                  
                                                                               
The roll of the House was taken with the following result:                     
                                                                               
Board of Fisheries                                                             
Confirm - Coffey                                                               
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Barnes, Berkowitz, Brice, Bunde, Cissna, Coghill,            
Cowdery, Croft, Davies, Davis, Dyson, Green, Grussendorf, Halcro,              
Hudson, James, Kapsner, Kemplen, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott,             
Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Ogan, Porter, Rokeberg,               
Sanders, Therriault, Whitaker, Williams                                        
                                                                               
Nays:  Foster, Harris, Phillips, Smalley                                       
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  52    NAYS:  7    EXCUSED:  1                                
                                                                               
and so, Dan Coffey was confirmed.                                              
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that Grant J. Miller be confirmed to Board                
of Fisheries. Representative Phillips objected.                                
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Grant J. Miller be confirmed? The roll               
of the House was taken with the following result:                              
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1555
Board of Fisheries                                                             
Confirm - Miller                                                               
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Austerman, Barnes, Berkowitz, Brice, Bunde, Cissna, Coghill,            
Cowdery, Croft, Davies, Davis, Dyson, Green, Grussendorf, Halcro,              
Hudson, James, Kapsner, Kemplen, Kerttula, Kohring, Kookesh, Kott,             
Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski, Ogan, Porter, Rokeberg,               
Sanders, Smalley, Therriault, Whitaker, Williams                               
                                                                               
Nays:  Foster, Harris, Phillips                                                
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
The roll of the Senate was called with the following result:                   
                                                                               
Board of Fisheries                                                             
Confirm - Miller                                                               
SENATE                                                                         
                                                                               
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Phillips,           
Taylor, Torgerson, Wilken, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford,               
Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Pearce                                                    
                                                                               
Nays:  Ward, Adams                                                             
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  54    NAYS:  5    EXCUSED:  1                                
                                                                               
and so, Grant J. Miller was confirmed.                                         
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that Virgil L. Umphenour be confirmed to the              
Board of Fisheries. Representative Phillips objected.                          
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Virgil L. Umphenour be confirmed? The                
roll of the Senate was called with the following result:                       
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1556
Board of Fisheries                                                             
Confirm - Umphenour                                                            
SENATE                                                                         
                                                                               
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                
                                                                               
Yeas:  Lincoln, Miller, Parnell, Phillips, Wilken, Donley, Ellis,              
Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Pearce                         
                                                                               
Nays:  Leman, Mackie, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Adams, Elton                    
                                                                               
Senator Taylor changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                    
                                                                               
The roll of the House was taken with the following result:                     
                                                                               
Board of Fisheries                                                             
Confirm - Umphenour                                                            
HOUSE                                                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  27   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                               
                                                                               
Yeas:  Barnes, Berkowitz, Brice, Bunde, Coghill, Cowdery, Croft,               
Davies, Green, Grussendorf, Halcro, James, Kapsner, Kemplen,                   
Kohring, Kookesh, Masek, Morgan, Moses, Mulder, Murkowski,                     
Ogan, Porter, Rokeberg, Sanders, Therriault, Whitaker                          
                                                                               
Nays:  Austerman, Cissna, Davis, Dyson, Foster, Harris, Hudson,                
Kerttula, Kott, Phillips, Smalley, Williams                                    
                                                                               
Excused:  Joule                                                                
                                                                               
TOTALS:  YEAS:  40    NAYS:  19    EXCUSED:  1                               
                                                                               
and so, Virgil L. Umphenour was confirmed.                                     
                                                                               
Senator Taylor moved for the adoption of the following Sense of the            
Joint Session:                                                                 
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1557
Sense of the Joint Session by Senators Taylor, Ward, Pete Kelly:               
                                                                               
The Governor should submit the name he has                                    
chosen to serve as Attorney General to the                                     
Legislature for confirmation.                                                  
                                                                               
President Pearce ruled the motion out of order.                                
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the Joint                
Session stand in adjournment. Without objection, President Pearce              
adjourned the Joint Session at 12:39 p.m.                                      
                                                                               
                                 After Recess                                 
                                                                               
                                 In the Senate                                
                                                                               
The Senate reconvened at 3:40 p.m.                                             
                                                                               
                                                                               
                          Messages from the Governor                         
                                                                               
SB 133                                                                       
Message dated and received May 17 was read, stating the Governor               
signed the following bill and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled           
copies to the Lieutenant Governors Office for permanent filing:                
                                                                               
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                           
133(FIN) An Act creating and relating to the                                   
Regulatory Commission of Alaska and transferring                               
to it certain powers and duties of the Alaska Public                           
Utilities Commission; repealing the Alaska Public                              
Utilities Commission; relating to the powers of the                            
chair of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska;                                  
relating to regulatory cost charges for public utilities                       
and pipelines; relating to the appellate procedures of                         
the Regulatory Commission of Alaska; relating to                               
the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission;                                
and providing for an effective date.                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1558
SB 133                                                                       
			Chapter 25, SLA 1999                                                        
			Effective Date: See Chapter                                                 
                                                                               
                                                                               
                           Messages from the House                           
                                                                               
SB 8                                                                         
Message dated May 16 was read, stating the House passed and                    
returned for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 8(FIN) with                  
the following amendment:                                                       
                                                                               
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                           
8(L&C) An Act relating to the minimum plumbing                                 
fixtures required for females and males in the state                           
plumbing code; and providing for an effective date.                            
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that the Senate concur in the House                       
amendment.                                                                     
                                                                               
Senator Mackie called the Senate. The call was satisfied.                      
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the Senate concur in the House                       
amendment? The roll was taken with the following result:                       
                                                                               
HCS CSSB 8(L&C)                                                                
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                           
amendment to CSSB 8(FIN)?                                                      
Effective Date                                                                 
                                                                               
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim,            
Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor,             
Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                        
                                                                               
Nays:  Green, Halford                                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1559
SB 8                                                                         
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting             
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 8(L&C) An Act                              
relating to the minimum plumbing fixtures required for females and             
males in the state plumbing code; and providing for an effective               
date.                                                                          
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                 
on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective             
date clause. Without objection, it was so ordered.                             
                                                                               
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                               
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                         
                                                                               
SB 74                                                                        
Message dated May 15 was read, stating the House passed and                    
returned for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 74 with the following               
amendments:                                                                    
                                                                               
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 74(RLS) am                                       
H An Act relating to hunting on the same day                                   
airborne.                                                                      
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved that the Senate concur in the House                       
amendments.                                                                    
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the Senate concur in the House                       
amendments? The roll was taken with the following result:                      
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1560
SB 74                                                                        
                                                                               
HCS SB 74(RLS) am H                                                            
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                           
amendments to SB 74?                                                           
                                                                               
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman,                   
Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward,             
Wilken                                                                         
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Phillips                                  
                                                                               
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendments, thus                     
adopting HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 74(RLS) am H An                          
Act relating to hunting on the same day airborne.                              
                                                                               
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                               
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                         
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        Reconsideration of House Bills                       
                                                                               
HB 70                                                                        
Senator Tim Kelly requested that the reconsideration on SENATE CS              
FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 70(HES) be taken up. The bill                        
was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                      
                                                                               
The question to be reconsidered: Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 70(HES) An Act relating to questionnaires or                    
surveys administered in public schools pass the Senate? The roll               
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1561
HB 70                                                                        
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 70(HES)                                                               
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                             
                                                                               
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,              
Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Phillips,          
Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                                
                                                                               
Nays:  Elton                                                                   
                                                                               
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 70(HES)                            
passed the Senate on reconsideration and was referred to the                   
Secretary for engrossment.                                                     
                                                                               
HB 156                                                                       
Senator Tim Kelly requested that the reconsideration on SENATE CS              
FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 156(FIN) be taken up. The bill                       
was before the Senate on reconsideration.                                      
                                                                               
The question to be reconsidered: Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR                    
HOUSE BILL NO. 156(FIN) An Act relating to investments by the                  
Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation; and providing for an effective              
date pass the Senate? The roll was taken with the following result:            
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 156(FIN)                                                              
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                             
Effective Date                                                                 
                                                                               
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,                
Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Phillips, Torgerson, Wilken           
                                                                               
Nays:  Halford, Kelly Tim, Pearce, Taylor, Ward                                
                                                                               
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 156(FIN)                           
passed the Senate on reconsideration.                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HB 156                                                                       
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                 
on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective             
date clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was             
referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                     
                                                                               
                                                                               
                          Standing Committee Reports                         
                                                                               
HB 84                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 84 An Act                      
relating to international airports revenue bonds; and providing for an         
effective date. Signing do pass: Senator Torgerson, Cochair,                   
Senators Phillips, Leman, Donley. Signing no recommendation:                   
Senator Parnell, Cochair, Senators Green, Pete Kelly, Adams, Wilken.           
                                                                               
Previous House fiscal note.                                                    
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                  
                                                                               
HB 161                                                                       
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                         
161(FIN)(efd fld) An Act relating to reduction in payments to                  
individuals under certain benefit programs and recommended it be               
replaced with                                                                  
                                                                               
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                               
NO.161(FIN)                                                                    
                                                                               
Signing do pass: Senators Torgerson, Parnell, Cochairs, Senators               
Phillips, Green, Pete Kelly, Leman, Donley. Signing do not pass:               
Senator Adams.                                                                 
                                                                               
Previous House zero fiscal note.                                               
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                  
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HB 227                                                                       
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                         
227(RES) am An Act making up to 160 acres of land available for                
selection by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Signing do pass:                   
Senators Torgerson, Parnell, Cochairs, Senators Phillips, Green,               
Donley, Wilken, Leman.                                                         
                                                                               
Previous House fiscal note.                                                    
                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                  
                                                                               
SB 117                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 117 An Act                      
relating to property insurance required for school districts. Signing          
to calendar: Senator Tim Kelly, Chair, Senators Pearce, Leman,                 
Miller.                                                                        
                                                                               
The bill is on todays calendar.                                                
                                                                               
HB 79                                                                        
The Rules Committee considered HOUSE BILL NO. 79 An Act                        
relating to letters of credit under the Uniform Commercial Code; and           
providing for an effective date. Signing to calendar: Senator Tim              
Kelly, Chair, Senators Ellis, Miller, Pearce, Leman.                           
                                                                               
The bill is on todays calendar.                                                
                                                                               
HB 83                                                                        
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                           
83(JUD)(title am) An Act relating to certain securities occupations            
and investment pools; relating, with regard to the Alaska Securities           
Act, to federal covered securities, the registration of securities, the        
general exemptions for securities and transactions, Internet offers of         
securities and transactions, file confidentiality, petitions to superior       
court by the administrator to reduce civil penalties to judgment, time         
limits for bringing court actions for violations, administrator-               
established  fees  and  administrator-required reimbursements, consent         
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HB 83                                                                        
to service, title, sales, purchases, offers to sell, and offers to             
purchase; exempting certain violations of the Alaska Securities Act            
from criminal penalties; amending or repealing certain current                 
definitions in the Alaska Securities Act; providing new Alaska                 
Securities Act definitions for certain securities occupations, for             
certain federal statutes, and for the terms advisory client, advisory          
fee, advisory services, clients who are natural persons, federal               
covered security, investment advisory business, investment                     
advisory contract, NASDAQ, notice filing, place of business,                   
principal place of business, securities business, substantial portion          
of the business, and supervised person; and providing for an                   
effective date. Signing to calendar: Senator Tim Kelly, Chair,                 
Senators Ellis, Miller, Pearce, Leman.                                         
                                                                               
The bill is on todays calendar.                                                
                                                                               
HB 135                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                           
135(JUD) am An Act relating to use of eavesdropping and                        
recording devices by peace officers. Signing to calendar: Senator              
Tim Kelly, Chair, Senators Miller, Leman, Pearce. Signing under                
other recommendations: Senator Ellis.                                          
                                                                               
The bill is on todays calendar                                                 
                                                                               
HB 158                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                           
158(L&C) An Act relating to the annual report of the director of               
the division of insurance and to notice of cancellation of personal            
insurance. Signing to calendar: Senator Tim Kelly, Chair, Senators             
Ellis, Miller, Pearce, Leman.                                                  
                                                                               
The bill is on todays calendar.                                                
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HB 187                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                           
187(FIN) An Act removing a requirement that a certificate of need              
is needed before elimination of a category of health services                  
provided by a health care facility; prohibiting a person from                  
converting a building or part of a building to a nursing home that             
requires licensure unless authorized by a certificate of need; setting         
a standard of review for applications for certificates of need relating        
to nursing homes and nursing home beds and relating to that                    
standard of review; providing that the standard of review for                  
applications for certificates of need for beds other than nursing home         
beds or for a health care facility other than a nursing home is the            
availability and quality of existing health care resources or the              
accessibility to those resources compared to the current or projected          
requirement for health services required to maintain the good health           
of citizens of this state; defining the term nursing home bed;                 
eliminating statutory references to the office of planning and research        
in the Department of Health and Social Services; and providing for             
an effective date. Signing to calendar: Senator Tim Kelly, Chair,              
Senators Miller, Leman, Pearce. Signing under other                            
recommendations: Senator Ellis.                                                
                                                                               
The bill is on todays calendar.                                                
                                                                               
HB 225                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                           
225(JUD) An Act relating to election campaigns and legislative                 
ethics; and providing for an effective date. Signing to calendar:              
Senator Tim Kelly, Chair, Senators Miller, Pearce, Leman. Signing              
do not pass: Senator Ellis.                                                    
                                                                               
The bill is on todays calendar.                                                
                                                                               
                                    Recess                                   
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate               
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate          
recessed at 4:00 p.m.                                                          
                                                                               

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                                After Recess                                 
                                                                               
The Senate reconvened at 4:11 p.m.                                             
                                                                               
                                                                               
                     Standing Committee Reports Continued                    
                                                                               
HB 161                                                                       
The Rules Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                           
161(FIN)(efd fld) An Act relating to reduction in payments to                  
individuals under certain benefit programs. Signing to calendar:               
Senator Tim Kelly, Chair, Senators Miller, Leman, Pearce. Signing              
do not pass: Senator Ellis.                                                    
                                                                               
The bill is on todays calendar.                                                
                                                                               
                                                                               
                         Introduction and Reference of                        
                              Senate Resolutions                              
                                                                               
SCR 11                                                                       
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 BY THE                                     
SENATE RULES COMMITTEE,                                                        
                                                                               
Relating to legislative review and disapproval of                             
agreements under the Public Employment Relations                               
Act that exceed net zero cost to the state.                                    
                                                                               
was read the first time.                                                       
                                                                               
President Pearce stated the resolution would be held on the                    
Secretarys desk.                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

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                  Introduction and Reference of Senate Bills                 
                                                                               
SB 178                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 178 BY THE SENATE TRANSPORTATION                               
COMMITTEE BY REQUEST, entitled:                                                
                                                                               
An Act relating to taxes on motor fuel used in or                             
on boats and watercraft; and providing for an                                  
effective date.                                                                
                                                                               
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation and                 
Finance Committees.                                                            
                                                                               
SB 179                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 179 BY SENATOR TAYLOR, entitled:                               
                                                                               
An Act relating to conveyance of tide and                                     
submerged land to municipalities.                                              
                                                                               
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        Consideration of the Calendar                        
                                                                               
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                       
                                                                               
SB 117                                                                       
SENATE BILL NO. 117 An Act relating to property insurance                      
required for school districts was read the second time.                        
                                                                               
Senator Miller, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the               
adoption of the Health, Education and Social Services Committee                
Substitute offered on page 1413. Without objection, CS FOR                     
SENATE BILL NO. 117(HES) An Act relating to property                           
insurance required for regional educational attendance areas was               
adopted and read the second time.                                              
                                                                               
Senator Taylor offered Amendment No. 1:                                        
                                                                               

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SB 117                                                                       
Page 1, line 13, following determined:                                         
	Delete by the commissioner                                                    
                                                                               
Senator Taylor moved and asked unanimous consent for the adoption              
of Amendment No. 1. Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was                     
adopted.                                                                       
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final            
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                 
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 117(HES) am was read the third time.                    
                                                                               
The question being: Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 117(HES)                      
am An Act relating to property insurance required for regional                 
educational attendance areas pass the Senate? The roll was taken               
with the following result:                                                     
                                                                               
CSSB 117(HES) am                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
                                                                               
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,       
Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce,                    
Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 117(HES) am passed the                          
Senate.                                                                        
                                                                               
Senator Tim Kelly moved and asked unanimous consent that the                   
Senate return to Introduction of Guests. Without objection, the Senate         
returned to:                                                                   
                                                                               
                            Introduction of Guests                           
                                                                               
Senator Tim Kelly introduced His Excellency, Tom Vraalsen,                     
Norways Ambassador to the United States, Mrs. Vraalsen and                     
Norways Consul in Alaska, Anton Meyer.                                         

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                        Second Reading of House Bills                        
                                                                               
HB 79                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 79 An Act relating to letters of credit under the               
Uniform Commercial Code; and providing for an effective date was               
read the second time.                                                          
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                 
objection, it was so ordered.                                                  
                                                                               
HOUSE BILL NO. 79 was read the third time.                                     
                                                                               
The question being: Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 79 An Act relating                    
to letters of credit under the Uniform Commercial Code; and                    
providing for an effective date pass the Senate? The roll was taken            
with the following result:                                                     
                                                                               
HB 79                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
Effective Date                                                                 
                                                                               
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,       
Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce,                    
Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                               
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 79 passed the Senate.                                   
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                 
on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective             
date clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was             
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.               
                                                                               
HB 83                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(JUD)(title am) An Act relating to                     
certain securities occupations and investment pools; relating, with            
regard to the Alaska Securities Act, to federal covered securities, the        
registration of securities, the general exemptions  for  securities  and       
                                                                               

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HB 83                                                                        
transactions, Internet offers of securities and transactions, file             
confidentiality, petitions to superior court by the administrator to           
reduce civil penalties to judgment, time limits for bringing court             
actions for violations, administrator-established fees and                     
administrator-required reimbursements, consent to service, title, sales,       
purchases, offers to sell, and offers to purchase; exempting certain           
violations of the Alaska Securities Act from criminal penalties;               
amending or repealing certain current definitions in the Alaska                
Securities Act; providing new Alaska Securities Act definitions for            
certain securities occupations, for certain federal statutes, and for the      
terms advisory client, advisory fee, advisory services, clients                
who are natural persons, federal covered security, investment                  
advisory business, investment advisory contract, NASDAQ, notice                
filing, place of business, principal place of business, securities             
business, substantial portion of the business, and supervised                  
person; and providing for an effective date was read the second                
time.                                                                          
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Senator                 
Donley objected, then withdrew his objection. There being no further           
objections, it was so ordered.                                                 
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(JUD)(title am) was read the third                     
time.                                                                          
                                                                               
The question being: Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(JUD)(title                  
am) ALASKA SECURITIES ACT, pass the Senate? The roll was                       
taken with the following result:                                               
                                                                               
CSHB 83(JUD)(title am)                                                         
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
Effective Dates                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Kelly Tim, Leman,                 
Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Torgerson, Wilken                    
                                                                               
Nays:  Green, Halford, Kelly Pete, Phillips, Taylor, Ward                      
                                                                               

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HB 83                                                                        
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 83(JUD)(title am) passed the                     
Senate.                                                                        
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                 
on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective             
date clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was            
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.               
                                                                               
                       Reconsideration of Senate Bills                       
                                                                               
SB 117                                                                       
Senator Mackie gave notice of reconsideration on CS FOR SENATE                 
BILL NO. 117(HES) am and moved and asked unanimous consent                     
that it be taken up at this time. Without objection, it was so ordered         
and the bill was before the Senate on reconsideration.                         
                                                                               
The question to be reconsidered: Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL                      
NO. 117(HES) am An Act relating to property insurance required                 
for regional educational attendance areas pass the Senate? The roll            
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
CSSB 117(HES) am                                                               
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                             
                                                                               
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,       
Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce,                    
Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 117(HES)  am passed the                         
Senate on reconsideration and was referred to the Secretary for                
engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                               
                   Consideration of the Calendar Continued                   
                                                                               
                        Second Reading of House Bills                        
                                                                               
HB 135                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 135(JUD) am An Act relating to use                       
of eavesdropping and recording devices by peace officers was read              
the second time.                                                               

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HB 135                                                                       
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                 
objection, it was so ordered.                                                  
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 135(JUD) am was read the third time.                     
                                                                               
The question being: Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 135(JUD)                       
am An Act relating to use of eavesdropping and recording devices               
by peace officers pass the Senate? The roll was taken with the                 
following result:                                                              
                                                                               
CSHB 135(JUD) am                                                               
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
                                                                               
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,       
Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce,                    
Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 135(JUD) am passed the                           
Senate.                                                                        
                                                                               
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration.                                  
                                                                               
HB 158                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 158(L&C) An Act relating to the                          
annual report of the director of the division of insurance and to              
notice of cancellation of personal insurance was read the second               
time.                                                                          
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                 
objection, it was so ordered.                                                  
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 158(L&C) was read the third time.                        
                                                                               
Senator Green moved and asked unanimous consent that she be                    
allowed to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.              
Objections were heard and Senator Green was required to vote.                  

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HB 158                                                                       
The question being: Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 158(L&C)                       
An Act relating to the annual report of the director of the division           
of insurance and to notice of cancellation of personal insurance pass          
the Senate? The roll was taken with the following result:                      
                                                                               
CSHB 158(L&C)                                                                  
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
                                                                               
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,       
Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce,                    
Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 158(L&C) passed the Senate,                      
was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.           
                                                                               
HB 161                                                                       
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that CS FOR                   
HOUSE BILL NO. 161(FIN)(efd fld) An Act relating to reduction                  
in payments to individuals under certain benefit programs be placed            
at the bottom of todays calendar. Without objection, it was so                 
ordered.                                                                       
                                                                               
HB 187                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 187(FIN) An Act removing a                               
requirement that a certificate of need is needed before elimination of         
a category of health services provided by a health care facility;              
prohibiting a person from converting a building or part of a building          
to a nursing home that requires licensure unless authorized by a               
certificate of need; setting a standard of review for applications for         
certificates of need relating to nursing homes and nursing home beds           
and relating to that standard of review; providing that the standard           
of review for applications for certificates of need for beds other than        
nursing home beds or for a health care facility other than a nursing           
home is the availability and quality of existing health care resources         
or the accessibility to those resources compared to the current or             
projected requirement for health services  required  to  maintain  the         
                                                                               
                                                                               

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HB 187                                                                       
good health of citizens of this state; defining the term nursing home          
bed; eliminating statutory references to the office of planning and            
research in the Department of Health and Social Services; and                  
providing for an effective date was read the second time.                      
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                 
objection, it was so ordered.                                                  
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 187(FIN) was read the third time.                        
                                                                               
Senator Phillips moved and asked unanimous consent that he be                  
allowed to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.              
Objections were heard and Senator Phillips was required to vote.               
                                                                               
The question being: Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 187(FIN)                       
CERTIFICATES OF NEED FOR HEALTH FACILITY, pass the                             
Senate? The roll was taken with the following result:                          
                                                                               
CSHB 187(FIN)                                                                  
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
Effective Date                                                                 
                                                                               
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim,            
Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Phillips, Torgerson, Ward,            
Wilken                                                                         
                                                                               
Nays:  Green, Halford, Pearce, Taylor                                          
                                                                               
Pearce changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                            
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 187(FIN) passed the Senate.                      
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                 
on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective             
date clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was             
signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.               
                                                                               

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Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate               
return to Messages from the Governor. Without objection, the Senate            
returned to:                                                                   
                                                                               
                          Messages from the Governor                         
                                                                               
Letter dated and received May 17 was read, stating in accordance               
with AS 39.05.080, I submit the following names for legislative                
confirmation of appointment to the positions noted:                            
                                                                               
Regulatory Commission of Alaska                                              
	James S. Strandberg - Anchorage                                               
		Appointed: 07/01/99 Expires: 07/01/2000                                      
	Wilfred K. Abbott - Anchorage                                                 
		Appointed: 07/01/99 Expires: 07/01/2001                                      
	Patricia Maria DeMarco - Anchorage                                            
		Appointed: 07/01/99 Expires: 07/01/2002                                      
	Burnell Smith - Eagle River                                                   
		Appointed: 07/01/99 Expires: 07/01/2003                                      
	G. Nanette Thompson - Anchorage                                               
		Appointed: 07/01/99 Expires: 07/01/2004                                      
                                                                               
The appointments were referred to the Labor and Commerce                       
Committee.                                                                     
                                                                               
The resumes for these appointments have been submitted to the                  
Offices of the Senate Secretary and the Chief Clerk.                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                    Recess                                   
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate               
stand in recess to 6:15 p.m. Without objection, the Senate recessed            
at 5:16 p.m.                                                                   
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                 After Recess                                
                                                                               
The Senate reconvened at 10:18 p.m.                                            
                                                                               

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HB 216                                                                       
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate               
take up CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 216(TRA) at this time. Without                   
objection, it was so ordered.                                                  
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        House Bills in Second Reading                        
                                                                               
HB 216                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 216(TRA) An Act relating to school                       
buses which had been held in second reading (page 1522) was                    
before the Senate.                                                             
                                                                               
Amendment No. 1 was not offered.                                               
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                 
objection, it was so ordered.                                                  
                                                                               
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 216(TRA) was read the third time.                        
                                                                               
Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that he be                   
allowed to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.              
Objections were heard and Senator Hoffman was required to vote.                
                                                                               
The question being: Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 216(TRA)                       
An Act relating to school buses pass the Senate? The roll was                  
taken with the following result:                                               
                                                                               
CSHB 216(TRA)                                                                  
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
                                                                               
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,       
Kelly Tim, Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce,                    
Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                                      
                                                                               
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 216(TRA) passed the Senate,                      
was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the House.           

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HB 161                                                                       
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate               
take up CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 161(FIN)(efd fld) at this time.                  
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        Second Reading of House Bills                        
                                                                               
HB 161                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 161(FIN)(efd fld) An Act relating to                     
reduction in payments to individuals under certain benefit programs            
which had been placed at the bottom of the calendar, was read the              
second time.                                                                   
                                                                               
Senator Torgerson, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for              
the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered on             
page 1562. Senator Ellis objected.                                             
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the Finance Senate Committee Substitute              
be adopted? The roll was taken with the following result:                      
                                                                               
CSHB 161(FIN)(efd fld)                                                         
Second Reading                                                                 
Adopt Finance Senate Committee Substitute?                                     
                                                                               
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman,                   
Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward,            
Wilken                                                                         
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln                                   
                                                                               
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 161(FIN)                           
was adopted and read the second time.                                          
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final            
passage. Senator Ellis objected.                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1578
HB 161                                                                       
The question being: Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                  
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 161(FIN)                                                              
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman,                   
Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward,            
Wilken                                                                         
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln                                   
                                                                               
and so, the bill advanced to third reading.                                    
                                                                               
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 161(FIN) was read                          
the third time.                                                                
                                                                               
The question being: Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                           
BILL NO. 161(FIN) An Act relating to reduction in payments to                  
individuals under certain benefit programs pass the Senate? The                
roll was taken with the following result:                                      
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 161(FIN)                                                              
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
                                                                               
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly Pete, Leman, Miller, Parnell,             
Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                              
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Kelly Tim, Lincoln, Mackie                
                                                                               
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 161(FIN)                           
passed the Senate.                                                             
                                                                               
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration.                                  
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1579
                     Second Reading of Senate Resolutions                    
                                                                               
SCR 11                                                                       
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that SENATE                   
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 Relating to legislative                           
review and disapproval of agreements under the Public Employment               
Relations Act that exceed net zero cost to the state, be taken up at           
this time. Without objection, it was so ordered.                               
                                                                               
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 was read the                               
second time and was before the Senate on final passage.                        
                                                                               
Senators Tim Kelly, Mackie offered Amendment No. 1:                            
                                                                               
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Renumber accordingly.                                                          
                                                                               
Senator Tim Kelly moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                   
Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                
                                                                               
The question being: Shall SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                         
NO. 11 am Relating to legislative review and disapproval of                    
agreements under the Public Employment Relations Act that exceed               
net zero cost to the state, pass the Senate? The roll was taken with           
the following result:                                                          
                                                                               
SCR 11 am                                                                      
Second Reading - Final Passage                                                 
                                                                               
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Green, Halford, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman, Miller,                   
Parnell, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken                     
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Mackie                   
                                                                               
and so, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 am passed                          
the Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                  

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1580
                                   Recess                                    
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate               
stand in recess to a call of the Chair. Without objection, the Senate          
recessed at 10:45 p.m.                                                         
                                                                               
                                After Recess                                 
                                                                               
The Senate reconvened at 12:06 a.m.                                            
                                                                               
HB 225                                                                       
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 225(JUD) An Act relating to election                     
campaigns and legislative ethics; and providing for an effective date          
was read the second time.                                                      
                                                                               
Senator Taylor, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the               
adoption of the Judiciary Senate Committee Substitute offered on               
page 1514. Without objection, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                       
BILL NO. 225(JUD) was adopted and read the second time.                        
                                                                               
Senator Leman offered Amendment No. 1:                                         
                                                                               
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	Delete a legislators or legislative employees spousal                         
equivalent                                                                     
                                                                               
Senator Leman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                       
Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                
                                                                               
Senator Ellis offered Amendment No. 2:                                         
                                                                               
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Renumber sections accordingly.                                                 
                                                                               
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.                       
Objections were heard.                                                         
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1581
HB 225                                                                       
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted? The roll                 
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 225(JUD) am S                                                         
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 2                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln, Phillips                         
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman,                   
Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken               
                                                                               
Hoffman changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                           
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                
                                                                               
Amendment No. 3 was not offered.                                               
                                                                               
Senator Ellis offered Amendment No. 4:                                         
                                                                               
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Renumber sections accordingly.                                                 
                                                                               
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 4.                       
Objections were heard.                                                         
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted? The roll                 
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1582
HB 225                                                                       
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 225(JUD) am S                                                         
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 4                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Lincoln, Phillips                                  
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim,                 
Leman, Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward,               
Wilken                                                                         
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 4 failed.                                                
                                                                               
Senator Ellis offered Amendment No. 5 as corrected:                            
                                                                               
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Page 2, line 24 through page 3, line 5:                                        
	Delete Section 5                                                              
                                                                               
Renumber sections accordingly.                                                 
                                                                               
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 5 as                     
corrected. Without objection, Amendment No. 5 was adopted.                     
                                                                               
Senator Ellis offered Amendment No. 6:                                         
                                                                               
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Renumber sections accordingly.                                                 
                                                                               
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 6. Senator               
Green objected.                                                                
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1583
HB 225                                                                       
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 6 be adopted? The roll                 
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 225(JUD) am S                                                         
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 6                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Hoffman, Lincoln                                   
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Green, Halford, Kelly Pete, Kelly Tim, Leman,                   
Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward,            
Wilken                                                                         
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 6 failed.                                                
                                                                               
Senator Ellis offered Amendment No. 7:                                         
                                                                               
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Renumber sections accordingly.                                                 
                                                                               
Senator Ellis moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 7.                       
Objections were heard.                                                         
                                                                               
The question being: Shall Amendment No. 7 be adopted? The roll                 
was taken with the following result:                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1584
HB 225                                                                       
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 225(JUD) am S                                                         
Second Reading                                                                 
Amendment No. 7                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Leman,               
Lincoln, Parnell, Phillips, Taylor, Ward                                       
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Green, Kelly Tim, Mackie, Miller, Pearce, Torgerson,            
Wilken                                                                         
                                                                               
Leman changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                             
Ward changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                              
                                                                               
and so, Amendment No. 7 was adopted.                                           
                                                                               
Amendment No. 8 was not offered.                                               
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final            
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                 
                                                                               
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 225(JUD) am S was                          
read the third time.                                                           
                                                                               
The question being: Shall SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE                           
BILL NO. 225(JUD) am S An Act relating to election campaigns                   
and legislative ethics; and providing for an effective date pass the           
Senate? The roll was taken with the following result:                          
                                                                               
SCS CSHB 225(JUD) am S                                                         
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                  
Effective Dates                                                                
                                                                               
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Donley, Green, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Leman,                     
Mackie, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward, Wilken               
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Kelly Tim, Lincoln, Phillips                       
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1585
HB 225                                                                       
and so, SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 225(JUD)                           
am S passed the Senate.                                                        
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                 
on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective             
date clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered.                            
                                                                               
Senator Ellis gave notice of reconsideration.                                  
                                                                               
                                                                               
                        Senate Bills in Third Reading                        
                                                                               
SB 52                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 52(FIN) am An Act relating to                           
competition in the provision of local exchange telephone service;              
relating to fair and equal access to cable television utility services         
and facilities; and providing for an effective date which had been             
held on reconsideration (page 1524) was before the Senate.                     
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be              
returned to the Rules Committee. Without objection, it was so                  
ordered.                                                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               
                     Senate Resolutions in Second Reading                    
                                                                               
SJR 18                                                                       
CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18(RLS) Requesting                          
Exxon Corporation to pay claimants for court-ordered damages                   
resulting from the Exxon Valdez oil spill, which had been held in              
second reading (page 1522) was before the Senate.                              
                                                                               
Senator Tim Kelly moved and asked unanimous consent that the                   
resolution be returned to the Rules Committee. Senator Taylor                  
objected.                                                                      
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1586
SJR 18                                                                       
The question being: Shall the resolution be returned to the Rules              
Committee? The roll was taken with the following result:                       
                                                                               
CSSJR 18(RLS)                                                                  
Return to the Rules Committee?                                                 
                                                                               
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Green, Kelly Tim, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Torgerson, Wilken            
                                                                               
Nays:  Adams, Donley, Ellis, Elton, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete,              
Leman, Lincoln, Mackie, Phillips, Taylor, Ward                                 
                                                                               
and so, the motion failed.                                                     
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the                      
resolution be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and              
placed on final passage. Objections were heard.                                
                                                                               
Senator Leman moved and asked unanimous consent that he be                     
allowed to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.              
Objections were heard and Senator Leman was required to vote.                  
                                                                               
The question being: Shall the resolution be advanced to third                  
reading? The roll was taken with the following result:                         
                                                                               
CSSJR 18(RLS)                                                                  
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                          
                                                                               
YEAS:  13   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                              
                                                                               
Yeas:  Adams, Ellis, Elton, Halford, Hoffman, Kelly Pete, Leman,               
Lincoln, Mackie, Phillips, Taylor, Torgerson, Ward                             
                                                                               
Nays:  Donley, Green, Kelly Tim, Miller, Parnell, Pearce, Wilken               
                                                                               
and so, the resolution failed to advance to third reading.                     
                                                                               
CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18(RLS) will be on                          
the May 18 calendar.                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1587
                                  Citations                                  
                                                                               
Honoring - Government Hill Elementary, Title I Distinguished School            
Representative(s) Murkowski                                                    
Senator(s) Leman, Donley, Wilken, Tim Kelly, Hoffman, Elton,                   
Pearce, Green, Adams, Lincoln, Taylor, Mackie                                  
                                                                               
Honoring - University of Alaska Student Government                             
Representative(s) Cissna                                                       
Senator(s) Donley, Ellis, Wilken, Tim Kelly, Leman, Hoffman, Elton,            
Pearce, Green, Adams, Lincoln, Taylor, Mackie                                  
                                                                               
Honoring - Keith Daniel Davis                                                  
Representative(s) Williams                                                     
Senator(s) Taylor, Wilken, Tim Kelly, Leman, Hoffman, Elton,                   
Pearce, Green, Adams, Lincoln, Mackie                                          
                                                                               
Honoring - The Childrens Place                                                 
Representative(s) Masek                                                        
Senator(s) Green, Halford, Wilken, Tim Kelly, Leman, Hoffman,                  
Elton, Pearce, Adams, Lincoln, Taylor, Mackie                                  
                                                                               
In Memoriam - Peter Egrass                                                     
Senator(s) Lincoln, Wilken, Tim Kelly, Leman, Hoffman, Elton,                  
Pearce, Green, Adams, Taylor, Mackie                                           
Representative(s) Morgan                                                       
                                                                               
In Memoriam - Reverend James Gilbert                                           
Senator(s) Lincoln, Wilken, Tim Kelly, Leman, Hoffman, Elton,                  
Pearce, Green, Adams, Taylor, Mackie                                           
Representative(s) Morgan                                                       
                                                                               
In Memoriam - Teddy Luke                                                       
Senator(s) Lincoln, Ward, Wilken, Tim Kelly, Leman, Hoffman,                   
Elton, Pearce, Green, Adams, Taylor, Mackie                                    
Representative(s) Morgan                                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1588
In Memoriam - Charlotte Adams                                                  
Senator(s) Lincoln, Wilken, Tim Kelly, Leman, Hoffman, Elton,                  
Pearce, Green, Adams, Taylor, Mackie                                           
Representative(s) Morgan                                                       
                                                                               
In Memoriam - Bertha Demit-Sinyon                                              
Senator(s) Lincoln, Wilken, Tim Kelly, Leman, Hoffman, Elton,                  
Pearce, Green, Adams, Taylor, Mackie                                           
Representative(s) Morgan                                                       
                                                                               
In Memoriam - Don M. Dafoe                                                     
Representative(s) Croft, Bunde                                                 
Senator(s) Wilken, Tim Kelly, Leman, Hoffman, Elton, Pearce,                   
Green, Adams, Lincoln, Taylor, Mackie, Phillips                                
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the                      
citations be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted            
and referred to the Secretary for transmittal.                                 
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                Announcements                                
                                                                               
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                   
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                 Engrossment                                 
                                                                               
SCR 11                                                                       
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 am Relating to                             
legislative review and disapproval of agreements under the Public              
Employment Relations Act that exceed net zero cost to the state, was           
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to            
the House for consideration.                                                   
                                                                               
SB 117                                                                       
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 117(HES) am An Act relating to                          
property insurance required for regional educational attendance areas          
was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted           
to the House for consideration.                                                
                                                                               

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1589
HB 70                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 70(HES) An Act                             
relating to questionnaires or surveys administered in public schools           
was engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned              
to the House for consideration.                                                
                                                                               
HB 156                                                                       
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 156(FIN) An Act                            
relating to investments by the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation;              
and providing for an effective date was engrossed, signed by the               
President and Secretary and returned to the House for consideration.           
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                  Enrollment                                 
                                                                               
SB 133                                                                       
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 133(FIN) An Act                            
creating and relating to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska and               
transferring to it certain powers and duties of the Alaska Public              
Utilities Commission; repealing the Alaska Public Utilities                    
Commission; relating to the powers of the chair of the Regulatory              
Commission of Alaska; relating to regulatory cost charges for public           
utilities and pipelines; relating to the appellate procedures of the           
Regulatory Commission of Alaska; relating to the Alaska Oil and                
Gas Conservation Commission; and providing for an effective date               
was enrolled, signed by the President and Secretary, Speaker and               
Chief Clerk and the engrossed and enrolled copies transmitted to the           
Office of the Governor at 9:10 a.m., May 17, 1999.                             
                                                                               
SB 134                                                                       
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 134(FIN) An Act                            
authorizing the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to                  
determine the amount of and to collect a charge for operating wells            
subject to the commissions jurisdiction, and to allocate expenses of           
investigation and hearing; authorizing the commission to employ                
additional professional staff; repealing the oil and gas conservation          
tax; and providing for an effective date was enrolled, signed by the           
President and Secretary, Speaker and Chief Clerk and the engrossed             
and enrolled copies transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 9:10          
a.m., May 17, 1999.                                                            

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1590
                                 Adjournment                                 
                                                                               
Senator Mackie moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate               
stand in adjournment until 12:00 noon, May 18, 1999. Without                   
objection, the Senate adjourned at 1:01 a.m.                                   
                                                                               
                                                          Nancy Quinto         
                                               Secretary of the Senate         
                                                                               
                                                              May 1999         

1999-05-17                     Senate Journal                      Page 1591
                                Announcements                                
                                                                               
Americans with Disabilities Act Notice - Persons with disabilities who         
require special accommodation or alternative communication formats to          
access committee meetings may contact the appropriate committee office or      
the Legislative Information Office in their community. Reasonable advance      
notice is needed to accommodate the request. For further information, call     
the ADA Coordinator at 465-3854 Voice/465-4980 TDD.                            
                                                                               
                          SENATE STANDING COMMITTEES                         
+ indicates teleconference                                                     
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                    
                                                                               
                                   FINANCE                                   
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
May 17                           Monday 9:00 AM                                
+	HB  84INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS REVENUE BONDS                                  
+	HB  87UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND                                               
+	HB 227HATCHER PASS PUBLIC USE AREA                                          
+	HB 231AK.INCOME ACCT/PERM FUND/FINANCE PLAN                                 
+	HB 151REVOCATION OF MINOR DRIVER'S LICENSE                                  
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD/SCHEDULED                                             
                                                                               
May 18                          Tuesday 1:15 AM                                
	BILLS PREVIOUSLY HEARD/SCHEDULED                                             
                                                                               
May 18                          Tuesday 2:00 PM                                
	HB 199STATE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION                                            
	<PENDING REFERRAL>                                                           
	HB  34REPORTING CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN                                      
                    ----------------------------------------                   
                                                                               
                     HEALTH, EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES                     
                                 BUTROVICH 205                                 
May 17                           Monday 1:30 PM                                
+	HB  37SMOKING CESSATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS                              
                    ----------------------------------------                   
                                                                               
                               LABOR & COMMERCE                              
                                   BELTZ 211                                   
May 18                          Tuesday 1:30 PM                                
	HB 167REPEAL MOBIL HOME DEALER REGISTRATION                                  
+	CONFIRMATION OF APUC APPOINTEES                                             
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                                    RULES                                    
                                 FAHRENKAMP 203                                
May 17                          Monday 10:30 AM                                
	HB  79UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE:LETTERS OF CREDIT                              
	HB  83ALASKA SECURITIES ACT                                                  
	HB 158NOTICE OF INS. CANCELLATION TO ELDERLY                                 
	HB 225CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND LEGISLATIVE ETHICS                                
	HB  87UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND                                                
	HB 161REDUCTIONS IN BENEFIT PROGRAMS                                         
                                                                               
May 17                           Monday 4:00 PM                                
	UPON RECESS                                                                  
	HB  82IMMUNITY:CLAIMS ARISING FROM Y2K PROBLEMS                              
	HB 161REDUCTIONS IN BENEFIT PROGRAMS                                         
	<PENDING REFERRAL>                                                           
                                                                               
May 18                          Tuesday 1:00 AM                                
=	HB  40DEPT OF COMMERCE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT                                  
	HB  69ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD                                       
	HB 131ANCHORAGE COASTAL WILDLIFE REFUGE                                      
	HB  84INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS REVENUE BONDS                                   
	HB 227HATCHER PASS PUBLIC USE AREA                                           
	HB  87UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND                                                
	<PENDING REFERRAL>                                                           
	HB 231AK.INCOME ACCT/PERM FUND/FINANCE PLAN                                  
	<PENDING REFERRAL>                                                           
                                                                               
                               JOINT COMMITTEES                              
                                                                               
                          LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT                         
Jun 14                               Monday                                    
                                   ANCHORAGE                                   
	AGENDA AND LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED                                          
                    ----------------------------------------                   
                                                                               
                    CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 50 & HB 51                    
                               SENATE FINANCE 532                              
May 17                           Monday 4:00 PM                                
	TOPICS TO BE TAKEN UP:                                                       
	MENTAL HEALTH                                                                
	FRONT SECTION                                                                
	ALL OPEN ITEMS                                                               
                                                                               
May 18                          Tuesday 9:00 AM                                
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                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                             
                                 BUTROVICH 205                                 
May 18                          Tuesday 12:30 PM                               
	RESCHEDULED FROM 5/14/99                                                     
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                OTHER MEETINGS                               
                                                                               
                   JOINT SESSION - GOVERNOR'S CONFIRMATIONS                  
                                 HOUSE CHAMBER                                 
May 17                          Monday 11:15 AM