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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Wednesday                      April 6, 2016                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                              Seventy-ninth 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, Bishop Romney Tupou,                                                                    
Bishop of the Nugget Falls Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of                                                                
Latter-day Saints. Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous                                                                    
consent that the prayer be spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          Our Father, which art in heaven, we, thy children, are                                                                
          gathered this day. Father, we are grateful for all the                                                                
          many blessings thou blessed us with. We are grateful                                                                  
          for the beautiful state we live in and our freedom.                                                                   
          Father, we are grateful for these men and women, the                                                                  
          house officers, as they serve thy children.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
          I ask thee at this time to bless us that we may be                                                                    
          guided and directed to serve the people here in the                                                                   
          state of Alaska.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
          I ask this blessing in the name of thy son, Jesus                                                                     
                           Christ.           Amen.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Huggins 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 seventy-seventh and seventy-eighth legislative days be                                                                  
approved as certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so                                                            
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Message dated April 4 was read stating the House passed and                                                                     
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 289                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 289 BY REPRESENTATIVES LEDOUX, Gara,                                                                             
Josephson, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
              "An Act relating to the membership of the Board of                                                               
          Barbers and Hairdressers."                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 53                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 4 was read stating the House passed and returned                                                            
for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 53 "An Act relating to                                                                        
advanced practice registered nursing; relating to certified direct-entry                                                        
midwifery; and providing for an effective date" with the following                                                              
amendment:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 53(L&C)                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 53(L&C)                                                                                                                  
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to SB 53?   Effective Date                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 53(L&C) "An Act relating to                                                                        
advanced practice registered nursing; relating to certified direct-entry                                                        
midwifery; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                               Recede Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 75                                                                                                                         
Message dated April 5 was read stating the House failed to concur in                                                            
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 75(JUD) am                                                                        
"An Act relating to the registration of marijuana establishments by                                                             
municipalities; relating to the definition of 'marijuana'; clarifying                                                           
standards for personal use of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or                                                           
older; prohibiting the public consumption of marijuana; authorizing                                                             
the registration of marijuana clubs; relating to established villages and                                                       
to local option elections regarding the operation of marijuana                                                                  
establishments; and providing for an effective date" and respectfully                                                           
requests the Senate to recede from its amendment, namely:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          2d SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                    
          NO. 75(RLS) "An Act relating to background checks                                                                     
          for persons applying to operate marijuana                                                                             

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          establishments; relating to possessing, using,                                                                        
          displaying, purchasing, growing, processing,                                                                          
          transporting, and transferring marijuana; relating to                                                                 
          assisting another person 21 years of age or older in                                                                  
          activities related to marijuana; relating to established                                                              
          villages and to local option elections regarding the                                                                  
          operation of marijuana establishments; and providing                                                                  
          for an effective date."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
In the event the Senate fails to recede, the Speaker has appointed the                                                          
following members to a Conference Committee to meet with a like                                                                 
committee from the Senate to consider the bills:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Representative Tilton, Chair                                                                                               
     Representative Millett                                                                                                     
     Representative Drummond                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the Senate recede from its amendment and                                                             
recommended the body vote no.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate recede from its amendment?"                                                               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
2d SCS CSHB 75(RLS)                                                                                                             
Shall the Senate Recede from its Amendment                                                                                      
to CSHB 75(JUD) am?                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  3   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Ellis, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                             
Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                     
Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate failed to recede.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The President appointed the following members to a Conference                                                                   
Committee to meet with the like committee from the House:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Senator Bishop, Chair                                                                                                      
     Senator McGuire                                                                                                            
     Senator Hoffman                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 256                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 5 was read stating the House failed to concur in                                                            
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 256(FIN) and                                                                      
respectfully requests the Senate to recede from its amendment,                                                                  
namely:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 256(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for the                                                                    
          operating and loan program expenses of state                                                                          
          government and for certain programs; capitalizing                                                                     
          funds; amending appropriations; repealing                                                                             
          appropriations; making supplemental appropriations;                                                                   
          and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In the event the Senate fails to recede, the Speaker has appointed the                                                          
following members to a Conference Committee to meet with a like                                                                 
committee from the Senate to consider the bills:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Representative Neuman, Chair                                                                                               
     Representative Thompson                                                                                                    
     Representative Gara                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the Senate recede from its amendment and                                                             
recommended the body vote no.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate recede from its amendment?"                                                               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 256(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Recede from its                                                                                                
Amendment to CSHB 256(FIN)?                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  0   NAYS:  20   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                    
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate failed to recede.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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The President appointed the following members to a Conference                                                                   
Committee to meet with the like committee from the House:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Senator Kelly, Chair                                                                                                       
     Senator MacKinnon                                                                                                          
     Senator Hoffman                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 257                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 5 was read stating the House failed to concur in                                                            
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 257(FIN) "An                                                                      
Act making appropriations for the operating and capital expenses of                                                             
the state's integrated comprehensive mental health program; making                                                              
supplemental appropriations; and providing for an effective date" and                                                           
respectfully requests the Senate to recede from its amendment,                                                                  
namely:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 257(FIN) "An Act making appropriations for the                                                                    
          operating and capital expenses of the state's                                                                         
          integrated comprehensive mental health program; and                                                                   
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
In the event the Senate fails to recede, the Speaker has appointed the                                                          
following members to a Conference Committee to meet with a like                                                                 
committee from the Senate to consider the bills:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Representative Neuman, Chair                                                                                               
     Representative Thompson                                                                                                    
     Representative Gara                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved that the Senate recede from its amendment and                                                             
recommended the body vote no.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate recede from its amendment?"                                                               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCS CSHB 257(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Recede from its                                                                                                
Amendment to CSHB 257(FIN)?                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  0   NAYS:  20   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Ellis, Gardner,                                                               
Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer,                                                                    
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate failed to recede.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The President appointed the following members to a Conference                                                                   
Committee to meet with the like committee from the House:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Senator Kelly, Chair                                                                                                       
     Senator MacKinnon                                                                                                          
     Senator Hoffman                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Communications                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following report is on file in the Office of the Secretary of the                                                           
Senate:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 105                                                                                                                        
Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority                                                                              
Interior Energy Project                                                                                                         
Quarterly Report to the Alaska State Legislature                                                                                
April 5, 2016                                                                                                                   
in accordance with ch. 39, SLA 2015                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Report dated April 5 was read stating:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the Labor and Commerce                                                                         
Committee reviewed the following and recommends the appointments                                                                
be forwarded to a joint session for consideration:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Alaska State Board of Public Accountancy                                                                                      
Karen Brewer-Tarver - Juneau                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board                                                                                              
Robert Evans - Nome                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land                                                               
Surveyors                                                                                                                     
Catherine Fritz - Juneau                                                                                                        
David Hale - Anchorage                                                                                                          
Colin Maynard - Anchorage                                                                                                       
Kathleen Schedler - Fairbanks                                                                                                   
Fred Wallis - Healy                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Board of Barbers and Hairdressers                                                                                             
Michelle Black - Wasilla                                                                                                        
Willie Mae Canady - Anchorage                                                                                                   
Kevin McKinley - Fairbanks                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Big Game Commercial Services Board                                                                                            
Nicholas Jackson - Gakona                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Board of Chiropractic Examiners                                                                                               
John Aderhold - Homer                                                                                                           
Jeffrey Reinhardt - Sitka                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Board of Dental Examiners                                                                                                     
Michael Moriarty - Seward                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Fishermen's Fund Advisory and Appeals Council                                                                                 
Renee Alward - Homer                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Labor Relations Agency                                                                                                 
Matthew McSorley - Anchorage                                                                                                    
Jean Ward - Eagle River                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Marijuana Control Board                                                                                                       
Brandon Emmett - Fairbanks                                                                                                      
Loren Jones - Douglas                                                                                                           
Peter Mlynarik - Soldotna                                                                                                       
Bruce Schulte - Anchorage                                                                                                       
Mark Springer - Bethel                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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Board of Marital and Family Therapy                                                                                           
Dorothea Goddard-Aguero - Anchorage                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Board of Massage Therapists                                                                                                   
Ron Gibbs - Kodiak                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
State Medical Board                                                                                                           
Camille Carlson - Fairbanks                                                                                                     
Bruck Clift - Palmer                                                                                                            
Stephen Craig Humphreys - Soldotna                                                                                              
Joy Neyhart - Juneau                                                                                                            
Grant Roderer - Anchorage                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives                                                                                      
Kathryn Roberts - Anchorage                                                                                                     
Deborah Schneider - Wasilla                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers                                                                                     
Robert Tracy - Eagle River                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Board of Nursing                                                                                                              
Tina Gillis - Bethel                                                                                                            
Jennifer Stukey - Wasilla                                                                                                       
Wendy Thon - Eagle River                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Occupational Safety and Health Review Board                                                                                   
Anthony Barnard - Anchorage                                                                                                     
Keith Montgomery - Anchorage                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Board of Examiners in Optometry                                                                                               
Pam Steffes - Sitka                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Board of Pharmacy                                                                                                             
Richard Holt - Wasilla                                                                                                          
Phil Sanders - Soldotna                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board                                                                         
Ruth Kostik - Juneau                                                                                                            
James Parietti - Chugiak                                                                                                        
M. Celeste Tydingco - Sitka                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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Board of Psychologists and Psychological Associate Examiners                                                                  
Sarah Angstman - Bethel                                                                                                         
Allen Levy - Anchorage                                                                                                          
Joel Wieman - Anchorage                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Board of Social Work Examiners                                                                                                
Angela Christiansen - Kodiak                                                                                                    
Rachel Olson - Palmer                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Board of Veterinary Examiners                                                                                                 
Rachel Berngartt - Juneau                                                                                                       
Hal Geiger - Juneau                                                                                                             
James Hagee - Chugiak                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Workers' Compensation Appeals Commission                                                                                      
Michael Notar - Juneau                                                                                                          
James Rhodes - Ketchikan                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Workers' Compensation Board                                                                                            
Bradley Austin - Auke Bay                                                                                                       
David Ellis - Eagle River                                                                                                       
Sarah Lefebvre - Fairbanks                                                                                                      
Amy Steele - Anchorage                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Board of Directors                                                                     
Dave Cruz - Palmer                                                                                                              
Luke Hopkins - Fairbanks                                                                                                        
Joey Merrick II - Eagle River                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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 Costello, Chair; Senators Giessel, Meyer,                                                           
Stevens, Ellis.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Report dated April 5 was read stating:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In accordance with AS 39.05.080, the Resources Committee reviewed                                                               
the following and recommends the appointment be forwarded to a                                                                  
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Board of Directors                                                                     
Joey Merrick II - Eagle River                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
This does not reflect an intent by any of the members to vote for or                                                            
against the confirmation of the individual during any further sessions.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Signing the report: Senator Giessel, Chair; Senators Costello,                                                                  
Wielechowski, Coghill, Stedman, Stoltze.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 126                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 126 "An Act                                                                    
establishing an exemption for the offering and sale of certain                                                                  
securities" and recommended the adoption of the Labor and                                                                       
Commerce Committee Substitute offered on page 2029. Signing do                                                                  
pass: Senator MacKinnon, Cochair; Senators Micciche, Bishop,                                                                    
Dunleavy, Hoffman. Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
          Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 145                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 145 "An Act                                                                    
relating to the recovery of overpayments of day care assistance and                                                             
child care grants; and providing for an effective date" and                                                                     
recommended it be replaced with                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 145(FIN) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to benefits for public assistance programs                                                                   
          administered by the Department of Health and Social                                                                   
          Services; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator MacKinnon, Cochair; Senator Hoffman.                                                                   
Signing no recommendation: Senator Kelly, Cochair; Senators                                                                     
Micciche, Dunleavy, Olson.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Revenue                                                                             
     Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 147                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 147 "An Act                                                                    
relating to eligibility requirements of the Alaska senior benefits                                                              
payment program; and providing for an effective date" and                                                                       
recommended the adoption of the Health and Social Services                                                                      
Committee Substitute offered on page 1758. Signing do pass: Senators                                                            
Kelly, MacKinnon, Cochairs; Senators Micciche, Hoffman. Signing                                                                 
no recommendation: Senators Dunleavy, Olson.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Health and Social Services                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 154                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 154 "An Act                                                                    
relating to special registration plates commemorating the Blood Bank                                                            
of Alaska" and recommended the adoption of the State Affairs                                                                    
Committee Substitute offered on page 2220. Signing do pass: Senator                                                             
MacKinnon, Cochair; Senators Micciche, Bishop, Dunleavy,                                                                        
Hoffman. Signing no recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Senate Finance Committee                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 170                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 170 "An Act                                                                    
authorizing the Department of Natural Resources, division of                                                                    
geological and geophysical surveys, to collect fees for facilities,                                                             
equipment, products, and services; relating to accounting for certain                                                           
program receipts; and providing for an effective date" and                                                                      
recommended the adoption of the Resources Committee Substitute                                                                  

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offered on page 2010. Signing do pass: Senators Kelly, MacKinnon,                                                               
Cochairs; Senators Micciche, Dunleavy, Hoffman. Signing no                                                                      
recommendation: Senator Olson.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 2, Department of Natural Resources                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 174                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered SENATE BILL NO. 174 "An Act                                                                    
relating to the regulation of firearms and knives by the University of                                                          
Alaska" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 174(FIN) "An Act                                                                               
          relating to the regulation of firearms and knives by                                                                  
          the University of Alaska; and providing for an                                                                        
          effective date."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Kelly, Cochair; Senator Dunleavy. Signing                                                              
amend: Senator MacKinnon, Cochair. Signing no recommendation:                                                                   
Senators Micciche, Olson, Hoffman.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Senate Finance Committee                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 175                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered SENATE BILL                                                                         
NO. 175 "An Act relating to the registration and duties of pharmacy                                                             
benefits managers; relating to procedures, guidelines, and enforcement                                                          
mechanisms for pharmacy audits; relating to the cost of multi-source                                                            
generic drugs and insurance reimbursement procedures; relating to the                                                           
duties of the director of the division of insurance; and providing for an                                                       
effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 175(L&C)                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Signing no recommendation: Senator Costello, Chair; Senators Meyer,                                                             
Stevens, Ellis. Signing do pass: Senator Giessel.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
          Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 201                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered SENATE BILL                                                                         
NO. 201 "An Act relating to the Board of Pharmacy; relating to the                                                              
licensing and inspection of certain facilities located outside the state;                                                       
relating to drug supply chain security; and creating a position of                                                              
executive administrator for the Board of Pharmacy." Signing do pass:                                                            
Senator Costello, Chair; Senators Giessel, Meyer. Signing no                                                                    
recommendation: Senators Stevens, Ellis.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
           Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
      Economic Development                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 155                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 155(FIN) "An Act repealing an exploration incentive credit;                                                            
amending the calculation of adjusted gross income for purposes of the                                                           
tax on gambling activities aboard large passenger vessels; repealing                                                            
the amount that may be deducted from the motor fuel tax to cover the                                                            
expense of accounting and filing for the monthly tax return; repealing                                                          
a provision allowing an investigation expense under the Alaska Small                                                            
Loans Act to be in place of a fee required under the Alaska Business                                                            
License Act; repealing the amount that may be deducted from the                                                                 
tobacco excise tax to cover the expense of accounting and filing for                                                            
the monthly tax return; repealing the discount on cigarette tax stamps                                                          
provided as compensation for affixing the stamps to packages; and                                                               
providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 155(L&C) "An Act repealing an exploration                                                                         
          incentive credit; amending the calculation of adjusted                                                                
          gross income for purposes of the tax on gambling                                                                      
          activities aboard large passenger vessels; repealing a                                                                
          provision allowing an investigation expense under                                                                     
          the Alaska Small Loans Act to be in place of a fee                                                                    
          required under the Alaska Business License Act;                                                                       
          repealing the amount that may be deducted from the                                                                    
          tobacco excise tax to cover the expense of accounting                                                                 
          and filing for the monthly tax return; repealing the                                                                  
          discount on cigarette tax stamps provided as                                                                          
          compensation for affixing the stamps to packages;                                                                     
          and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
          (technical title change)                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Costello, Chair; Senators Giessel, Meyer,                                                              
Stevens. Signing no recommendation: Senator Ellis.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 2, indeterminate, Department of Revenue                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 324                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                        
NO. 324(STA) "An Act relating to the Violent Crimes Compensation                                                                
Board."  Signing do pass: Senator Stoltze, Chair; Senators Coghill,                                                             
Huggins, McGuire, Wielechowski.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Administration                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCR 17                                                                                                                        
The Transportation Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                                                            
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 17(TRA) Supporting the                                                                                
aviation industry; and urging the governor to make state-owned land                                                             
available to the unmanned aircraft systems industry for the                                                                     

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management and operation of unmanned aircraft systems and related                                                               
research, manufacturing, testing, and training. Signing do pass:                                                                
Senator Micciche, Chair; Senators Egan, Bishop. Signing no                                                                      
recommendation: Senator Stedman.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of Senate Bills                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 103                                                                                                                        
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 103 "An Act                                                                              
relating to school boards; relating to approval of educational programs                                                         
at residential psychiatric treatment centers; providing for funding of                                                          
educational services for students in residential psychiatric treatment                                                          
centers; and providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator McGuire, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Judiciary Committee Substitute offered on page 2281.                                                            
Senator Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection. There being                                                              
no further objection, CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                             
SENATE BILL NO. 103(JUD) "An Act relating to school districts;                                                                  
relating to school boards; relating to approval of educational programs                                                         
at residential psychiatric treatment centers; providing for funding of                                                          
educational services for students in residential psychiatric treatment                                                          
centers; and providing for an effective date" 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.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
President Meyer stated CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR                                                                            
SENATE BILL NO. 103(JUD) will advance to third reading on the                                                                   
April 7 calendar.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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SB 174                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 174 "An Act relating to the regulation of firearms                                                              
and knives by the University of Alaska" was read the second time.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Kelly, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent for the                                                               
adoption of the Finance Committee Substitute offered on page 2335.                                                              
Senator Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection. There being                                                              
no further objection, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 174(FIN) "An Act                                                                   
relating to the regulation of firearms and knives by the University of                                                          
Alaska; and providing for an effective date" 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.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
President Meyer stated CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 174(FIN) will                                                                     
advance to third reading on the April 7 calendar.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 76                                                                                                                         
HOUSE BILL NO. 76 "An Act relating to the Governor's Council on                                                                 
Disabilities and Special Education" was read the second time.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                              
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 76 was read the third time.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senators MacKinnon, Stoltze, Wielechowski, McGuire, Ellis, Stevens,                                                             
Micciche, Bishop, Egan, Meyer moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                 
to be shown as cross sponsors on the bill. Without objection, it was so                                                         
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 76 "An Act relating to                                                                
the Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education" pass the                                                          
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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HB 76                                                                                                                           
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, HOUSE BILL NO. 76 passed the Senate, was signed by the                                                                  
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Valdez High School Academic Decathlon Team                                                                           
Senator(s) Dunleavy, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Ellis,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Daryle Leslie Jack                                                                                                   
Representative(s) Kito, Munoz                                                                                                   
Senator(s) Egan, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Ellis,                                                             
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Ellen L. Whitcher                                                                                                 
Representative(s) Kawasaki                                                                                                      
Senator(s) Kelly, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                             
Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, MacKinnon, McGuire,                                                                  
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John Schnabel                                                                                                     
Representative(s) Kito, Chenault, Munoz                                                                                         
Senator(s) Egan, Micciche, Meyer, Bishop, Coghill, Costello,                                                                    
Dunleavy, Ellis, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly,                                                                     
MacKinnon, McGuire, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze,                                                                           
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.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Ellis moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused from                                                              
a call of the Senate from morning plane time, April 7 through                                                                   
7:00 p.m. plane time, April 7. Without objection, Senator Ellis was                                                             
excused.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson moved and asked unanimous consent to be excused                                                                   
from a call of the Senate on April 8. Without objection, Senator Olson                                                          
was excused.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 289                                                                                                                        
Senator McGuire moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as                                                                
a cross sponsor on HOUSE BILL NO. 289 "An Act relating to the                                                                   
membership of the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers." Without                                                                   
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 324                                                                                                                        
Senator McGuire moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as                                                                
a cross sponsor on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 324(STA) "An Act                                                                       
relating to the Violent Crimes Compensation Board." Without                                                                     
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 8                                                                                                                          
Senators Gardner, Wielechowski moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                
to be shown as cosponsors on SENATE BILL NO. 8 "An Act relating                                                                 
to the regulation and production of industrial hemp." Without                                                                   
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Rule 23(d) of the Alaska State Legislature Uniform Rules is currently                                                           
in effect.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                               
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., April 7, 2016. Without                                                                   
objection, the Senate adjourned at 11:52 a.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                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Apr 07        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              -- Public Testimony <Limited to 2 Minutes> --                                                                     
+ HB 370 MUNICIPAL TAX EXEMPTIONS                                                                                               
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 12        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              -- Public Testimony <Limited to 2 Minutes> --                                                                     
+= HB 370 MUNICIPAL TAX EXEMPTIONS                                                                                              
              <Pending Referral>                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 07        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= SB 126 SMALL SECURITY OFFERINGS                                                                                              
+= SB 154 BLOOD BANK OF ALASKA LICENSE PLATES                                                                                   
+= SB 208 ELIMINATE AK PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP                                                                                  
+= SB 210 COMM. REV. SHARING;PROP. TAX EXEMPTIONS                                                                               
+= SB  91 OMNIBUS CRIM LAW & PROCEDURE; CORRECTIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+= SB 114 PERM FUND: EARNINGS, DEPOSITS, ACCOUNTS                                                                               
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+= SB 128 PERM. FUND:DEPOSITS;DIVIDEND;EARNINGS                                                                                 
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+= SB 138 BUDGET: CAPITAL                                                                                                       
              -- Public Testimony 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. --                                                                      
              -- Public Testimony Limited to 2 Minutes --                                                                       
              Please Arrive 15 Minutes Prior to End of                                                                          
              Allotted Time Period or Testimony Will                                                                            
              Close Early.                                                                                                      
              Please Select a Spokesperson to Testify if You                                                                    
              Are a Member of a Group with the Same Message.                                                                    
              If You are Unable to Access Your Local LIO,                                                                       
              Written Testimony May be Submitted to the Senate                                                                  
              Finance Committee via Email:                                                                                      
              Finance.committee@akleg.gov                                                                                       
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            5:00 PM                                                 
+ SB 168 BOARD OF BARBERS AND HAIRDRESSERS                                                                                      
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+ SB 172 FISH/SHELLFISH HATCHERY/ENHANCE. PROJECTS                                                                              
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 07        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+= SB 114 PERM FUND: EARNINGS, DEPOSITS, ACCOUNTS                                                                               
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+= SB 128 PERM. FUND:DEPOSITS;DIVIDEND;EARNINGS                                                                                 
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= SB  91 OMNIBUS CRIM LAW & PROCEDURE; CORRECTIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 07        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+= SB 138 BUDGET: CAPITAL                                                                                                       
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 07        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            5:00 PM                                                 
+ SB 205 APPROVAL OF SALE OF ROYALTY OIL TO TESORO                                                                              
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= SB 207 TEACHERS RETIRE. EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS                                                                               
+= SB 208 ELIMINATE AK PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP                                                                                  
+= SB 210 COMM. REV. SHARING;PROP. TAX EXEMPTIONS                                                                               
+             Invited Testimony:                                                                                                
              David Teal, Director, Legislative Finance                                                                         
              Division                                                                                                          
              Norm Wooten, Executive Director, Association                                                                      
              of Alaska School Boards                                                                                           
              Lisa Parady, Executive Director, Alaska                                                                           
              Council of School Administrators                                                                                  
              Diane Barrans, Executive Director, Alaska                                                                         
              Commission on Postsecondary Education                                                                             
              Department of Education and Early Development                                                                     
              Saicha Oba, Associate Vice President,                                                                             
              Student & Enrollment Services                                                                                     
              Kathie Wasserman, Executive Director, Alaska                                                                      
              Municipal League                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 08        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            8:00 AM                                                 
+= SB 114 PERM FUND: EARNINGS, DEPOSITS, ACCOUNTS                                                                               
+= SB 128 PERM. FUND:DEPOSITS;DIVIDEND;EARNINGS                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 08        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:00 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 08        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            5:00 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 09        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532          10:00 AM                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 08        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled:                                                                                 
+= SJR 12 CONST. AM: ELECTED ATTORNEY GENERAL                                                                                   
+= SB 164 FISH & GAME: OFFENSES;LICENSES;PENALTIES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 08        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              **Streamed live on AKL.tv**                                                                                       
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                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 07        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 305 RECREATIONAL/AVOCATIONAL TRAINING EXEMPT.                                                                              
+ HB 314 AK REG ECON ASSIST. PROGRAM; EXTEND                                                                                    
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
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                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 247 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                     
              <Pending Referral> -- Invited Testimony Only --                                                                   
+= SB 130 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                    
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
              Overview:                                                                                                         
              Department of Natural Resources                                                                                   
              Department of Revenue                                                                                             
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                            RESOURCES (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Apr 07        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 247 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                     
              <Pending Referral> --Invited Testimony Only--                                                                     
+= SB 130 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                    
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
              Regulatory Commission of Alaska; Enstar                                                                           
              Natural Gas; Matanuska Electric Association                                                                       
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 08        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 247 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                     
              <Pending Referral> --Invited Testimony Only--                                                                     
+= SB 130 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                    
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Industry Stakeholder Testimony:                                                                                   
              Alaska Oil and Gas Association; ExxonMobil;                                                                       
              British Petroleum; ConocoPhillips; HillCorp;                                                                      
              The Alaska Support Industry Alliance                                                                              
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 09        Saturday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 247 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                     
              <Pending Referral> --Invited Testimony Only--                                                                     
+= SB 130 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                    
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Industry Stakeholder Testimony:                                                                                   
              Caelus; BlueCrest Energy; Great Bear Petroleum                                                                    
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 09        Saturday                        Butrovich 205           2:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 247 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                     
              <Pending Referral> --Invited Testimony Only--                                                                     
+= SB 130 TAX;CREDITS;INTEREST;REFUNDS;O & G                                                                                    
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 07        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           9:00 AM                                                 
              -- Please Note Time Change --                                                                                     
+             Consideration of Governor's Appointees:                                                                           
              -- Public Testimony on Appointees --                                                                              
              Board of Fisheries:                                                                                               
              Israel Payton                                                                                                     
              Alan Cain                                                                                                         
              Robert Ruffner                                                                                                    
              <Above Item Removed from Agenda>                                                                                  
+= SB 150 MVA COMMISSIONER MEMBER OF CDVSA                                                                                      
+= SB 171 DOA PAYMENTS; REPEAL OTHER DOA DUTIES                                                                                 
+= HB 231 EXTEND BOARD OF PAROLE                                                                                                
+ HB 273 VEHICLES: TRANSFER ON DEATH TITLE;ESTATES                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ HB  77 DISABILITY:ID/LICENSE AND TRAINING RQMTS.                                                                              
               -- Public Testimony --                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Apr 06        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           8:30 AM                                                 
              -- Please Note Time and Date Change --                                                                            
+ HCR 17 SUPPORT AVIATION INDUSTRY; USE STATE LAND                                                                              
+             -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                          LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Apr 14        Thursday                   House Finance 519            7:30 AM                                                 
              -- Testimony <Invitation Only> --                                                                                 
              Executive Session - Audits                                                                                        
              Statewide Single Audit FY15 - Final                                                                               
              Commercial Passenger Vessel Tax                                                                                   
              Special Audit - Final                                                                                             
              Interim Report                                                                                                    
              Status of Direct Entry Midwives Audit                                                                             
              Recommendations                                                                                                   
              Other Committee Business                                                                                          

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                                OTHER MEETINGS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                JOINT SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Friday                       House Chamber            11:00 AM                                                  
              Consideration of Governor's Appointees