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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                FIRST SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Wednesday                   March 25, 2015                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                               Sixty-fifth Day                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Meyer at 11:07 a.m.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Nathan Stearman,                                                                 
Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Senator Hoffman moved and asked                                                                   
unanimous consent that the prayer be spread. Without objection, it was                                                          
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
          It's beautiful this morning, Lord! Thank you! In these                                                                
          few moments, Father, I lift up these gathered                                                                         
          legislators of the great state of Alaska who have, on                                                                 
          many fronts, a very difficult task. I ask, on their                                                                   
          behalf, that You would grant them the needed                                                                          
          wisdom to care for the interests of their constituents.                                                               
          As they consider financial matters of immense                                                                         
          impact, grant them discernment and courage. Grant                                                                     
              them, too, the grace to work effectively together -                                                              
          gaining wisdom and strength from one another in the                                                                   
          task ahead. As they navigate the complex road of                                                                      
          governing a free people, illuminate their minds with                                                                  
          the needed understanding for this great task. Please                                                                  
          send angels into this assembly to support and direct                                                                  
          the work that is being done. Thank You for listening                                                                  
              as I come by the authority of Jesus Christ.  Amen.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Hoffman led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the journals                                                             
for the sixty-third and sixty-fourth legislative days and House and                                                             
Senate Joint Journal Supplement No. 7 be approved as certified by the                                                           
Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Messages from the Governor                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SR 1                                                                                                                          
Message dated March 24 was received stating the Governor read the                                                               
following resolution and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies                                                          
to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                    SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1 Establishing a                                                                     
          Senate Special Committee on World Trade.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                             Senate Resolve No. 1                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SR 2                                                                                                                          
Message dated March 24 was received stating the Governor read the                                                               
following resolution and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies                                                          
to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                    SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 2 Establishing a                                                                     
          Senate Special Committee on the Arctic.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                             Senate Resolve No. 2                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SR 3                                                                                                                          
Message dated March 24 was received stating the Governor read the                                                               
following resolution and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled copies                                                          
to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                    SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 3 Establishing a                                                                     
          Senate Special Committee on Energy.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                             Senate Resolve No. 3                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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Letter dated March 23 was read, stating in accordance with art. III,                                                            
sec. 26 of the Alaska Constitution and AS 16.05.221, I submit the                                                               
following appointee for legislative confirmation:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Board of Fisheries                                                                                                            
Robert Ruffner - Soldotna                                                                                                       
Appointed:  3/23/2015    Term Expires:  6/30/2015                                                                               
Reappointed:  7/1/2015    Term Expires: 6/30/2019                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The appointment was referred to the State Affairs and Resources                                                                 
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The resume for this appointment has been submitted to the Offices of                                                            
the Senate Secretary and the Chief Clerk.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Message dated March 23 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 5                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 5(EDA) am                                                                                
BY THE HOUSE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC                                                                                      
DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM, AND ARCTIC POLICY,                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          Declaring 2015, 2016, and 2017 to be the Years of                                                                     
          the Arctic; encouraging the state and its partners to                                                                 
          join with the Institute of the North in encouraging the                                                               
          state to promote its Arctic policy during the Years of                                                                
          the Arctic and to take action to address the strategic                                                                
          recommendations in the Implementation Plan of the                                                                     
          Alaska Arctic Policy Commission.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Senate Special Committee                                                            
on the Arctic.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 132                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 132(L&C) BY THE HOUSE LABOR                                                                               
AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to the purpose, powers, and duties of the                                                                 
     Alaska Gasline Development Corporation related to the                                                                      
     Alaska liquefied natural gas project and an in-state natural                                                               
     gas pipeline; relating to the in-state natural gas pipeline fund;                                                          
     and providing for an effective date."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Reports dated March 20 were read stating:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the Judiciary Committee reviewed                                                               
the following and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a                                                                 
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
State Board of Parole                                                                                                         
Richard Larson - Palmer                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Police Standards Council                                                                                               
Rebecca Hamon - King Salmon                                                                                                     
Gustaf Sandahl - Kenai                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individuals during any further sessions.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Signing the reports: Senator McGuire, Chair; Senators Coghill,                                                                  
Costello, Wielechowski.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Report dated March 23 was read stating:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the Resources Committee reviewed                                                               
the following and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a                                                                 
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Attorney General - Department of Law                                                                                          
Craig Richards                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Board of Directors                                                                     
Hugh Short - Anchorage                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individuals during any further sessions.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Giessel, Chair; Senators Costello,                                                                  
Wielechowski, Coghill, Micciche, Stedman.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Report dated March 24 was read stating:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 14.40.150, the Education Committee reviewed                                                               
the following and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a                                                                 
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
University of Alaska Board of Regents                                                                                         
Sheri D. Buretta - Eagle River                                                                                                  
John Davies - Fairbanks                                                                                                         
Lisa M. Parker - Soldotna                                                                                                       
Andrew Teuber - Kodiak                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individuals during any further sessions.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Dunleavy, Chair; Senators Stevens,                                                                  
Giessel, Huggins, Gardner.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Report dated March 24 was read stating:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 14.40.150, the Finance Committee reviewed                                                                 
the following and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a                                                                 
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
University of Alaska Board of Regents                                                                                         
Sheri D. Buretta - Eagle River                                                                                                  
John Davies - Fairbanks                                                                                                         
Lisa M. Parker - Soldotna                                                                                                       
Andrew Teuber - Kodiak                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individuals during any further sessions.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senators Kelly, MacKinnon, Cochairs; Senators                                                               
Bishop, Olson, Hoffman.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 23                                                                                                                         
The Health and Social Services Committee considered SENATE BILL                                                                 
NO. 23 "An Act relating to immunity for prescribing, providing, or                                                              
administering opioid overdose drugs." Signing do pass: Senator                                                                  
Stedman, Chair; Senators Ellis, Giessel. Signing no recommendation:                                                             
Senators Kelly, Stoltze.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Corrections                                                                         
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                                 
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 75                                                                                                                         
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 75 "An                                                                   
Act allowing federally recognized tribal governments to receive                                                                 
contributions from permanent fund dividends." Signing no                                                                        
recommendation: Senator Stoltze, Chair. Signing do pass: Senators                                                               
Huggins, McGuire, Wielechowski.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, indeterminate, Department of Revenue                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SJR 3                                                                                                                         
The State Affairs Committee considered SENATE JOINT                                                                             
RESOLUTION NO. 3 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of                                                                    
the State of Alaska to increase the number of members on the judicial                                                           
council; relating to the initial terms of new members appointed to the                                                          
judicial council; and relating to the confirmation of members of the                                                            
judicial council. Signing do pass: Senator Stoltze, Chair; Senators                                                             
Huggins, McGuire. Signing do not pass: Senator Wielechowski.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Office of the Governor                                                                            
     Fiscal Note No. 2, Alaska Judicial System                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HJR 5                                                                                                                         
The Transportation Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                                      
RESOLUTION NO. 5(TRA) am Recognizing the Academy of Model                                                                       
Aeronautics for establishing safety guidelines and best practices.                                                              
Signing do pass: Senator Micciche, Chair; Senators Egan, Bishop,                                                                
Dunleavy.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HJR 15                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE JOINT                                                                           
RESOLUTION NO. 15(JUD) Denouncing the decision to reverse the                                                                   
suspensions of the federal prosecutors who intentionally withheld                                                               
evidence of innocence from the defense of Senator Ted Stevens; and                                                              
honoring the service of Senator Ted Stevens. Signing do pass: Senator                                                           
McGuire, Chair; Senators Coghill, Micciche, Costello, Wielechowski.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, House Judiciary Committee                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Introduction and Reference of                                                                        
                              Senate Resolutions                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 8                                                                                                                         
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8 BY THE SENATE                                                                                
RESOURCES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Joint Resolution No. 4, urging the                                                                   
          United States Congress to provide a means for                                                                         
          consistently and equitably sharing with all oil and gas                                                               
          producing states adjacent to federal outer continental                                                                
          shelf areas a portion of revenue generated from oil                                                                   
          and gas development on the outer continental shelf to                                                                 
          ensure that those states develop necessary                                                                            
          infrastructure to support outer continental shelf                                                                     
          development and preserve environmental integrity.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  Introduction and Reference of Senate Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 88                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 88 BY SENATOR EGAN, entitled:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to new defined benefit tiers in the                                                                  
          public employees' retirement system and the teachers'                                                                 
          retirement system; providing certain employees an                                                                     
          opportunity to choose between the defined benefit                                                                     
          and defined contribution plans of the public                                                                          
          employees' retirement system and the teachers'                                                                        
          retirement system; and providing for an effective                                                                     
          date."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community and Regional                                                              
Affairs and Finance Committees.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 89                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 89 BY SENATOR DUNLEAVY, entitled:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to a parent's right to direct the                                                                    
          education of a child; and relating to questionnaires                                                                  
          administered in schools."                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Education and State Affairs                                                         
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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SB 90                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 90 BY SENATOR STOLTZE, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
             "An Act relating to the purchase of durable medical                                                               
                equipment under Medicaid; and providing for an                                                                 
          effective date."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health and Social Services                                                          
and Finance Committees.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 91                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 91 BY SENATORS COGHILL, Ellis, McGuire,                                                                         
entitled:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
       "An Act relating to protective orders; relating to                                                                       
       conditions of release; relating to community work                                                                        
       service; relating to credit toward a sentence of                                                                         
       imprisonment for certain persons under electronic                                                                        
       monitoring; relating to the restoration under certain                                                                    
       circumstances of an administratively revoked driver's                                                                    
       license, privilege to drive, or privilege to obtain a license;                                                           
       allowing a reduction of penalties for offenders                                                                          
       successfully completing court-ordered treatment                                                                          
       programs for persons convicted of driving under the                                                                      
       influence; relating to termination of a revocation of a                                                                  
       driver's license; relating to restoration of a driver's                                                                  
       license; relating to credits toward a sentence of                                                                        
       imprisonment, to good time deductions, and to providing                                                                  
       for earned good time deductions for prisoners; relating to                                                               
       the disqualification of persons convicted of certain felony                                                              
       drug offenses from participation in the food stamp and                                                                   
       temporary assistance programs; relating to probation;                                                                    
       relating to mitigating factors; relating to treatment                                                                    
       programs for prisoners; relating to the duties of the                                                                    
       commissioner of corrections; amending Rules 32 and                                                                       
       35(b), Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and                                                                           
       providing for an effective date."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs, Judiciary and                                                        
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 5                                                                                                                          
SENATE BILL NO. 5 "An Act relating to loss of income and valuing                                                                
property for orders of restitution" was read the second time.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill 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 BILL NO. 5 was read the third time.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senators McGuire, Stoltze, Costello, Coghill, Stevens, Bishop,                                                                  
Stedman moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as                                                                        
cosponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 5 "An Act relating to                                                                
loss of income and valuing property for orders of restitution" pass the                                                         
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 5                                                                                                                            
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                    
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 5 passed the Senate and was referred to                                                                 
the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 30                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 30 "An Act relating to controlled substances;                                                                   
relating to marijuana; relating to driving motor vehicles when there is                                                         
an open marijuana container; and providing for an effective date" was                                                           
read the second time.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator MacKinnon, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                   
for the adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page                                                            
563. Senator Gardner objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Finance Committee Substitute be                                                                  
adopted?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 30                                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Adopt FIN Committee Substitute?                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 30(FIN) "An Act relating to                                                                      
controlled substances; relating to marijuana; relating to crimes and                                                            
offenses related to marijuana and the use of marijuana; relating to                                                             
open marijuana containers; relating to established villages and local                                                           
options; relating to delinquent minors; making conforming                                                                       
amendments; and providing for an effective date" was adopted.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 30(FIN) will advance to third reading on                                                                 
the March 27 calendar.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 64                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 64 "An Act relating to school bond debt                                                                         
reimbursement; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                                
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Dunleavy, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                              
adoption of the Education Committee Substitute offered on page 514.                                                             
Senator Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection. There being                                                              
no further objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(EDC) was                                                                        
adopted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Senator Gardner objected.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall the bill be advanced to third reading?" The                                                          
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 64(EDC)                                                                                                                    
Advance from Second to Third Reading?                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                             
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
and so, the bill advanced to third reading.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(EDC) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski moved that the bill be returned to second                                                                  
reading for the purpose of specific amendments, those being                                                                     
Amendments No. 1 and 2. Without objection, the bill was returned to                                                             
second reading.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                 
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Huggins rose to a point of order. President Meyer cautioned                                                             
the members to proceed in order.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 64(EDC)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  3   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Egan, Ellis, Wielechowski                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Gardner, Giessel,                                                                   
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                   
Olson, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that Senator                                                                  
Stedman be excused from a call of the Senate today. Without                                                                     
objection, Senator Stedman was excused.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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SB 64                                                                                                                         
Senator Wielechowski offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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Senator Wielechowski moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2.                                                                 
Senator MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 64(EDC)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  4   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                             
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Stevens,                                                                   
Stoltze                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Stedman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(EDC) was automatically in third                                                                       
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(EDC)                                                                       
"An Act relating to school bond debt reimbursement; and providing                                                               
for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                            
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 64(EDC)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                   
Olson, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, Wielechowski                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Stedman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(EDC) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Senator Wielechowski objected.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the effective date clauses be adopted?" The                                                          
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 64(EDC)                                                                                                                    
Effective Date Clauses                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                   
Olson, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, Wielechowski                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Stedman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, the effective date clauses were adopted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon gave notice of reconsideration on CS FOR                                                                      
SENATE BILL NO. 64(EDC) "An Act relating to school bond debt                                                                    
reimbursement; and providing for an effective date" and moved and                                                               
asked unanimous consent that it be taken up. Senator Wielechowski                                                               
objected.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the reconsideration be taken up on the same                                                          
day?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 64(EDC)                                                                                                                    
Take up Reconsideration Same Day?                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                   
Olson, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, Wielechowski                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Stedman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(EDC) was before the Senate                                                                    
on reconsideration.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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The question to be reconsidered: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO.                                                                  
64(EDC) "An Act relating to school bond debt reimbursement; and                                                                 
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 64(EDC)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - On Reconsideration                                                                                              
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                   
Olson, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Ellis, Wielechowski                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Stedman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(EDC) passed the Senate on                                                                     
reconsideration.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill 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 referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     Second Reading of House Resolutions                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HJR 7                                                                                                                         
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7(FSH) Opposing the                                                                           
proposed designation of an Aleutian Islands National Marine                                                                     
Sanctuary, was read the second time.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                      
resolution be advanced to third reading and placed on final passage.                                                            
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7(FSH) was read the                                                                           
third time.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                        
NO. 7(FSH) Opposing the proposed designation of an Aleutian Islands                                                             
National Marine Sanctuary, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                                            
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 7(FSH)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                    
Micciche, Olson, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Stedman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7(FSH) passed                                                                         
the Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to                                                           
the House.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Wilma Flora Ellington                                                                                             
Senator(s) Micciche, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                              
McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - David Wayne Heitman                                                                                               
Senator(s) Stevens, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                           
Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                                    
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                                 
Representative(s) Stutes                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Donald Neil "Red" West                                                                                            
Senator(s) Stevens, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                           
Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                                    
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
Representative(s) Stutes                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Delores "Dee Dee" Greene                                                                                          
Senator(s) Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Gordon Harry Benedict                                                                                             
Senator(s) Huggins, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy,                                                                 
Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                              
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John Arthur Miscovich                                                                                             
Senator(s) Coghill, Meyer, Bishop, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Julie Wood                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Coghill, Meyer, Bishop, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Frances Erickson                                                                                                  
Representative(s) Wool                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Bishop, Meyer, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the citations                                                            
be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and referred                                                          
to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                      
following citation be made a special order of business. Without                                                                 
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Order of Business                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Chugiak Mustangs Sports Hall of Fame Inductees on the                                                                
50th Anniversary of Chugiak High School                                                                                         
Senator(s) Stoltze, MacKinnon, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello,                                                                
Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly,                                                               
McGuire, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski                                                                        
Representative(s) Saddler, Reinbold, Tilton                                                                                     

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Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the citation                                                             
be adopted. Without objection, the citation was adopted and referred to                                                         
the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stevens moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                 
from a call of the Senate from afternoon plane time, March 27 through                                                           
evening plane time, April 6. Without objection, Senator Stevens was                                                             
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Stoltze moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                 
from a call of the Senate from noon plane time, March 27 through                                                                
morning plane time, March 28. Without objection, Senator Stoltze was                                                            
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 84                                                                                                                         
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                                
cosponsor on SENATE BILL NO. 84 "An Act relating to language                                                                    
immersion charter schools; relating to teacher certification; and                                                               
relating to standards-based assessments in language immersion charter                                                           
schools and language immersion programs." Without objection, it was                                                             
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 49                                                                                                                         
Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as                                                                
a cosponsor on SENATE BILL NO. 49 "An Act allowing                                                                              
appropriations to the civil legal services fund from court filing fees."                                                        
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HJR 7                                                                                                                         
Senators Giessel, MacKinnon, Hoffman, Egan, Bishop, Micciche,                                                                   
Stevens, Coghill, Dunleavy, McGuire, Costello, Kelly moved and                                                                  
asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on CS FOR                                                                 
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 7(FSH) Opposing the proposed                                                                         
designation of an Aleutian Islands National Marine Sanctuary.                                                                   
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SB 90                                                                                                                         
Senators Costello, Giessel, MacKinnon, Micciche, McGuire moved                                                                  
and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cosponsors on SENATE                                                                 
BILL NO. 90 "An Act relating to the purchase of durable medical                                                                 
equipment under Medicaid; and providing for an effective date."                                                                 
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 91                                                                                                                         
Senator Costello moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as                                                               
a cosponsor on SENATE BILL NO. 91 "An Act relating to protective                                                                
orders; relating to conditions of release; relating to community work                                                           
service; relating to credit toward a sentence of imprisonment for                                                               
certain persons under electronic monitoring; relating to the restoration                                                        
under certain circumstances of an administratively revoked driver's                                                             
license, privilege to drive, or privilege to obtain a license; allowing a                                                       
reduction of penalties for offenders successfully completing court-                                                             
ordered treatment programs for persons convicted of driving under the                                                           
influence; relating to termination of a revocation of a driver's license;                                                       
relating to restoration of a driver's license; relating to credits toward a                                                     
sentence of imprisonment, to good time deductions, and to providing                                                             
for earned good time deductions for prisoners; relating to the                                                                  
disqualification of persons convicted of certain felony drug offenses                                                           
from participation in the food stamp and temporary assistance                                                                   
programs; relating to probation; relating to mitigating factors; relating                                                       
to treatment programs for prisoners; relating to the duties of the                                                              
commissioner of corrections; amending Rules 32 and 35(b), Alaska                                                                
Rules of Criminal Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 5                                                                                                                          
SENATE BILL NO. 5 "An Act relating to loss of income and valuing                                                                
property for orders of restitution" was engrossed, signed by the                                                                
President and Secretary and transmitted to the House for                                                                        
consideration.                                                                                                                  

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SB 64                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(EDC) "An Act relating to school                                                                       
bond debt reimbursement; and providing for an effective date" was                                                               
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and transmitted to                                                             
the House for consideration.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in adjournment until 10:00 a.m., March 27, 2015. Without                                                                  
objection, the Senate adjourned at 1:32 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ SB  79 REEMPLOYMENT OF RETIRED TEACHERS & ADMIN                                                                               
+ SB  80 ED. STANDARDS AND ASSESSMENTS/FED FUNDS                                                                                
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ SB  33 FEES FOR TIRES                                                                                                         
+ SB  49 CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES FUND                                                                                              
+ SB  32 TIMBER SALES                                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            2:00 PM                                                 
              -- Time Change --                                                                                                 
+ SCR  1 CIVICS EDUCATION TASK FORCE                                                                                            
+ SB  57 CLEAN AIR ACT PLAN                                                                                                     
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ SB  34 PCE ENDOWMENT FUND INVESTMENT                                                                                          
+ SJR  2 CONST. AM: G.O. BONDS FOR STUDENT LOANS                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Rescheduled to 3/30/15 --                                                                                      
              -- Testimony <Invited and Public> --                                                                              
+             Confirmation of Governor's Appointment                                                                            
              William Gordon - Board of Governors of the                                                                        
              Alaska Bar                                                                                                        
+= SB  47 LIFE INSURANCE/ANNUITY EXEMPTIONS                                                                                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= HCR  3 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING                                                                                                
              <Bill Held Over from 3/23/15>                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Testimony <Invited and Public> --                                                                              
+             Legislative Presentation: Public Safety in                                                                        
              Anchorage                                                                                                         
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  

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                            JUDICIARY (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Mar 30        Monday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Rescheduled from 3/25/15 --                                                                                    
              -- Testimony <Invited and Public> --                                                                              
+             Confirmation of Governor's Appointment                                                                            
              William Gordon - Board of Governors of the                                                                        
              Alaska Bar                                                                                                        
+= SB  47 LIFE INSURANCE/ANNUITY EXEMPTIONS                                                                                     
+= HCR  3 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING                                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 01        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Testimony <Invited and Public> --                                                                              
+ SB  23 IMMUNITY FOR PROVIDING OPIOID OD DRUG                                                                                  
+ SB  82 ALCOHOL/SUBST ABUSE PROGRAM MITIGATION                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 03        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 132 AGDC SUPPORT OF NATURAL GAS PROJECTS                                                                                   
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ SB  68 ANTLERLESS MOOSE SEASONS; CLOSURES                                                                                     
              <Bill Hearing Postponed>                                                                                          
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+ SB  48 FORMER RESIDENT HUNTING LICENSE                                                                                        
              <Bill Hearing Postponed>                                                                                          
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    

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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+= SJR 15 CALL FOR US COUNTERMAND CONVENTION                                                                                    
+= SCR  4 US COUNTERMAND CONVENTION DELEGATES                                                                                   
     HB  93 PROBATION AND PAROLE: WORK, TRAVEL ACCOM.                                                                           
+= SJR  3 CONST. AM: MEMBERSHIP OF JUDICIAL COUNCIL                                                                             
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= HB  35 MARCH 27: GREAT ALASKA EARTHQUAKE DAY                                                                                 
              <Bill Held Over from 3/24/15>                                                                                     
+= SB  22 MOTOR VEHICLE REG. TAX: COLLECTION COSTS                                                                              
              <Bill Held Over from 3/24/15>                                                                                     
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:00 PM                                                 
+= SB  66 PASSENGER & REC. VEHICLE RENTAL TAX                                                                                   
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                            FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEES                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                ADMINISTRATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                     Fahrenkamp 203             4:30 PM                                                 
              -- Meeting Rescheduled from 3/19/15 --                                                                            
              Closeout                                                                                                          
               - Sheldon Fisher, Commissioner, DOA                                                                              
               - Leslie Ridle, Deputy Commissioner                                                                              
               - John Boucher, Deputy Commissioner                                                                              
               - Cheri Lowenstein, Administrative Services                                                                      
              Director                                                                                                          
               - Andy Mills, Special Assistant                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                 CORRECTIONS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
              Tentative Closeout                                                                                                
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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                        EDUCATION & EARLY DEVELOPMENT                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 27        Friday                          Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
+             Closeout                                                                                                          
              FY16 Operating Budget                                                                                             
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                 FISH & GAME                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                     Fahrenkamp 203             5:00 PM                                                 
              -- Location Change --                                                                                             
              -- Meeting Rescheduled from 3/19/15 --                                                                            
              Closeout                                                                                                          
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                   GOVERNOR                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532          11:00 AM                                                  
              Budget Closeout                                                                                                   
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           5:30 PM                                                 
              -- Location Change --                                                                                             
              Closeout                                                                                                          
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                            JUDICIARY SUBCOMMITTEE                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            4:30 PM                                                 
              FY16 Budget Closeout                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                 LEGISLATURE                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532          11:15 AM                                                  
              Budget Closeout                                                                                                   
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                         MILITARY & VETERANS' AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            3:00 PM                                                 
              -- Delayed --                                                                                                     
              Closeout                                                                                                          
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                              NATURAL RESOURCES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          5:00 PM                                                 
              Budget Comparison and Concerns                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Mar 28        Saturday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)        10:00 AM                                                  
              Tentative Closeout                                                                                                
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                                PUBLIC SAFETY                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            3:00 PM                                                 
              Closeout                                                                                                          
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                                   REVENUE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            7:30 AM                                                 
+             Closeout                                                                                                          
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                             UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Mar 25        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            4:00 PM                                                 
              FY16 Budget Closeout                                                                                              
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                              SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                            SPECIAL CMTE ON ENERGY                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  50 AIDEA: BONDS;PROGRAMS;LOANS;LNG PROJECT                                                                               
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
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2015-03-25                     Senate Journal                      Page 0607
                          SPECIAL CMTE ON THE ARCTIC                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Mar 26        Thursday                        Butrovich 205         11:15 AM                                                  
              -- Agenda Change --                                                                                               
              Presentations:                                                                                                    
+             Dr. Mike Sfraga, Vice Chancellor of University of                                                                 
              Alaska, Fairbanks, UAF                                                                                            
              "Arctic Council, Alaska State Arctic Policy, UAF                                                                  
              Center for Arctic Policy"                                                                                         
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
+             Greg Wolf, World Trade Alaska                                                                                     
              "Arctic Business Opportunities and Developments"                                                                  
+             Thomas Mack, President Aleut Corporation                                                                          
              "Port of Adak"                                                                                                    
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                          LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Mar 30        Monday                     House Finance 519            8:00 AM                                                 
              -- Location Change --                                                                                             
              -- Time Change --                                                                                                 
              Audits - Executive Session: Statewide Single                                                                      
              Audit FY14 Final                                                                                                  
              Other Committee Business                                                                                          
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --