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2003-05-15 Senate Journal

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2003-05-15                     Senate Journal                      Page 1446
SB 202                                                                                            
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 202(FIN) "An Act relating to school                                          
transportation; relating to the base student allocation used in the                                 
formula for state funding of public education; and providing for an                                 
effective date" was read the third time.                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Guess moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                    
returned to second reading for the purpose of a specific amendment,                                 
that being Amendment No. 2. Without objection, the bill was returned                                
to second reading.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Guess offered Amendment No. 2 (Amendment No. 1 was not                                      
offered):                                                                                           
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 1:                                                                                     
          Delete "the base student allocation used in"                                            
                                                                                                    
Page 2, following line 18:                                                                          
          Insert a new bill section to read:                                                        
   "* Sec. 4.  The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                            
adding a new section to read:                                                                       

2003-05-15                     Senate Journal                      Page 1447
          TRANSITION: FISCAL YEAR 2004 FUNDING FOR                                                  
SCHOOL DISTRICTS.  If, in fiscal year 2004, a city or borough                                       
school district or a regional educational attendance area would receive                             
less public school funding under AS 14.17.410 than the district or area                             
would have received under AS 14.17.410 and the department's fiscal                                  
year 2004 projected learning opportunity grants, the district or area is,                           
only in fiscal year 2004, eligible to receive additional public school                              
funding equal to the difference between the public school funding the                               
district or area would be eligible to receive under AS 14.17.410 and                                
the public school funding the district or area would have received                                  
under AS 14.17.410 and the department's fiscal year 2004 projected                                  
learning opportunity grants."                                                                       
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Guess moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Senator                                    
Ben Stevens objected.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSB 202(FIN)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 2                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson                                  
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Ogan, Seekins, Stevens B,                                      
Stevens G, Taylor, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                      
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 202(FIN) was automatically in third                                          
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Taylor moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                   
returned to second reading for the purpose of a specific amendment,                                 
that being Amendment No. 3. Without objection, the bill was returned                                
to second reading.                                                                                  
                                                                                                    

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Senator Taylor offered Amendment No. 3:                                                             
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 1                                                                                      
 Delete "relating to school transportation;"                                                        
                                                                                                    
Page 1, line 4 through page 2, line 4:                                                              
 Delete entire Section 1 of the bill.                                                               
                                                                                                    
Renumber accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                    
Senator Taylor moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3. Senator                                   
Green objected.                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
Senator Wilken called the Senate. The call was satisfied.                                           
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSB 202(FIN)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 3                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson,                                 
Taylor                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Ogan, Seekins, Stevens B,                                      
Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                              
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 202(FIN) was automatically in third                                          
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman  moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                              
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 4.                                    
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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Senator Hoffman offered Amendment No. 4:                                                            
                                                                                                    
Page 2, following line 7:                                                                           
          Insert a new bill section to read:                                                        
"* Sec. 3.  AS 14.09.010 is repealed July 1, 2006."                                               
                                                                                                    
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                    
                                                                                                    
Senator Hoffman moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 4.                                          
Senator Ben Stevens objected.                                                                       
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?" The roll                                    
was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                    
CSSB 202(FIN)                                                                                       
Second Reading                                                                                      
Amendment No. 4                                                                                     
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  11   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Hoffman, Lincoln, Olson,                                 
Taylor                                                                                              
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Ogan, Seekins, Stevens B,                                      
Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                              
                                                                                                    
and so, Amendment No. 4 failed.                                                                     
                                                                                                    
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 202(FIN) was automatically in third                                          
reading.                                                                                            
                                                                                                    
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 202(FIN)                                          
"An Act relating to school transportation; relating to the base student                             
allocation used in the formula for state funding of public education;                               
and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was                                 
taken with the following result:                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

2003-05-15                     Senate Journal                      Page 1450
CSSB 202(FIN)                                                                                       
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                       
Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                    
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
                                                                                                    
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Ellis, Elton, French, Green, Guess,                                   
Hoffman, Ogan, Olson, Seekins, Stevens B, Stevens G, Taylor,                                        
Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                                                         
                                                                                                    
Nays:  Davis, Lincoln                                                                               
                                                                                                    
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 202(FIN) passed the Senate.                                          
                                                                                                    
Senator Ben Stevens 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.                                                  
                                                                                                    
Senator Davis gave notice of reconsideration.