Legislature(2003 - 2004)

2004-03-24 Senate Journal

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2004-03-24                     Senate Journal                      Page 2633
SB 273                                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 273 "An Act relating to the Alaska Seafood                                          
Marketing Institute, the seafood marketing assessment, the seafood                                  
marketing tax, and the seafood product tax; and providing for an                                    
effective date" was read the second time.                                                           
Senator Wilken, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                  
adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page 2596.                                  
Senator Ellis objected.                                                                             
The question being: "Shall the Finance Committee Substitute be                                      
adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                             

2004-03-24                     Senate Journal                      Page 2634
SB 273                                                                                              
Second Reading                                                                                      
Adopt Finance Committee Substitute?                                                                 
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  6   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                   
Yeas:  Bunde, Cowdery, Dyson, Green, Hoffman, Ogan, Olson,                                          
Seekins, Stedman, Stevens B, Stevens G, Therriault, Wagoner, Wilken                                 
Nays:  Davis, Ellis, Elton, French, Guess, Lincoln                                                  
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 273(FIN) "An Act amending the                                        
size, membership, and powers of the board of directors of the Alaska                                
Seafood Marketing Institute and making a corresponding change in the                                
quorum requirement; authorizing the establishment of the seafood                                    
marketing assessment at a rate of 0.5 percent or 0.6 percent of the                                 
value of seafood products produced; providing for an election to                                    
retain, terminate, or increase the seafood marketing assessment;                                    
providing for the repeal of the salmon marketing tax and provisions                                 
related to the salmon marketing tax; and providing for an effective                                 
date" was adopted.                                                                                  
Senator Ben Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill                                 
be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                              
passage. Objections were heard.                                                                     
President Therriault stated CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 273(FIN)                                         
will be on the March 26 calendar.