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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                       TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                  Wednesday                   May 9, 2007                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                      One Hundred Fourteenth Day                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Harris at 10:16 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 33 members present.  Representatives Chenault,                                                                 
Gara, Guttenberg, Joule, Meyer, Nelson, and Thomas were absent and                                                              
their presence was noted later.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Representative Coghill.                                                             
Representative Dahlstrom moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
the invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it                                                          
was so ordered.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    Our Heavenly Father, as we bow in prayer we give thanks for                                                                 
    the many blessings we enjoy here.  The blessing of freedom to                                                               
    govern ourselves, the blessing of a beautiful state to live and                                                             
    work in, and the blessing of the people we represent.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    We also are grateful for each other in the friendships we form                                                              
    and the institution that we are stewards of.  We ask for                                                                    
    wisdom from you as we contend with our different views, and                                                                 
    I especially ask for your divine guidance as we deal with the                                                               
    recent indictments.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    As we enter the last week of session, we reflect on the many                                                                
    good things that have been worked on by so many in this                                                                     
    building, with special gratitude for our staff.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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    Now we look for help from above to guide us in these last few                                                               
    days.  Let us be kind one to another as the tension rises and as                                                            
    we passionately defend our issues; help us be respectful of                                                                 
    each other.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    We are thankful for our families.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
          Now we enter into the business of the day with the                                                                   
    expectation of your help.  I trust in you, and I pray in Jesus'                                                            
    name.  Amen                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Neuman.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
                     th                                                                                                         
journal for the 113 legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                             
Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
A message dated May 8, 2007, was received stating the Senate passed                                                             
the following and they are transmitted for consideration:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 131                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 131(STA) by the Senate State Affairs                                                                     
Committee, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act naming the state parking garage being constructed in                                                                
    Anchorage north of the Robert B. Atwood Building as the Linny                                                               
    Pacillo Parking Garage."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs Committee.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 145                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 145 by Senator McGuire, entitled:                                                                               

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    "An Act relating to municipal impoundment and forfeiture."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                    REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Health, Education & Social Services Committee reviewed the                                                                  
qualifications of the following and recommends the appointment be                                                               
forwarded to a joint session for consideration:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                              Erik Drygas                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the University of Alaska Board of Regents.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Wilson, Chair; and                                                                      
Representatives Cissna, Neuman, Fairclough, Gardner, and Roses.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 110                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 110                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the termination date for the Regulatory                                                                   
    Commission of Alaska; and providing for an effective date."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 110(L&C)                                                                                              
    "An Act amending the powers and duties of the legislative audit                                                             
    division regarding the Regulatory Commission of Alaska;                                                                     
    amending annual report requirements for the Regulatory                                                                      
    Commission of Alaska; extending the termination date for the                                                                
    Regulatory Commission of Alaska; and providing for an effective                                                             
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Meyer, Co-chair, with the                                                               
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (9):  Gara, Foster, Thomas, Nelson, Crawford, Joule, Kelly,                                                             
Hawker, Meyer                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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No recommendation (1):  Stoltze                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 110(L&C):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
2. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 110 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 85                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 85                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the termination date for the State Medical                                                                
    Board; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Meyer, Co-chair, with the                                                               
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (10):  Gara, Thomas, Foster, Crawford, Kelly, Nelson, Joule,                                                            
Hawker, Stoltze, Meyer                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2. Fiscal, Senate Finance Committee/Dept. of Commerce, Community,                                                               
& Economic Development                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 85 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Thomas was noted.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 105                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 105(TRA)                                                                                             
    "An Act extending, for purposes of a program of debt                                                                        
    reimbursement to municipalities, the date by which debt must be                                                             
    incurred for a small boat harbor; and providing for an effective                                                            
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representative Meyer, Co-chair, with the                                                               
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (10):  Gara, Nelson, Foster, Crawford, Joule, Kelly, Thomas,                                                            
Hawker, Stoltze, Meyer                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
2.  Zero, Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 105(TRA) was referred to the Rules Committee for placement                                                                 
on the calendar.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representatives Guttenberg and Gara was noted.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kikkan Randall                                                                                                       
By Representative Crawford                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Patti Morris                                                                                                         
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dave Brann                                                                                                           
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Homer High School Lady Mariners Softball Team                                                                        
By Representative Seaton; Senator Stevens                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Cook Inletkeeper                                                                                                     
By Representative Seaton; Senator Stevens                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Central Lutheran Church                                                                                              
By Senator Ellis; Representative Gara                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - American Veterans Post No. 9 of Wasilla                                                                              
By Senators Green, Huggins; Representative Stoltze                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Joanne (Kyllonen) Graham                                                                                          
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Pearl Elizabeth "Betty" Saling                                                                                    
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Eugene V. Browning                                                                                                
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Arthur M. Kolar                                                                                                   
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Anderson W. "Bill" Johnson Jr.                                                                                    
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Rita Marie McBride                                                                                                
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Candice "Candy" Lynette Perry                                                                                     
By Representative Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Stanley Joseph Huhndorf Sr.                                                                                       
By Senator Wagoner; Representative Chenault                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representatives Nelson and Joule was noted.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                         OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 24                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 24 by Representative Coghill:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    Opposing any law that would establish a federal insurance                                                                   
    regulatory system.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce                                                                    
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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**The presence of Representative Meyer was noted.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 101                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 101                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to uniform traffic laws."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 CRA RPT CS(CRA) NT 4DP 1AM                                           477                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(ADM)                                                       478                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 101(CRA)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to uniform traffic laws and to operating a vehicle                                                         
    while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, inhalant, or                                                            
    controlled substance."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
CSHB 101(CRA) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 101(CRA) was read the third time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Chenault was noted.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 101(CRA) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       

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CSHB 101(CRA)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll,                                                              
Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gatto,                                                                       
Gruenberg, Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Joule,                                                                    
Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson,                                                                
Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                                 
Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Guttenberg                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 101(CRA) passed the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kerttula gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                           
CSHB 101(CRA).                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 151                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 151                                                                                                          
    "An Act requiring an indemnification and hold harmless provision                                                            
    in professional services contracts of state agencies, quasi-public                                                          
    agencies, municipalities, and political subdivisions."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 STA RPT CS(STA) NT 6DP                                               555                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(ADM)                                                       555                                                       
 JUD RPT CS(JUD) NT 3DP 4NR                                          1010                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(ADM)                                                      1010                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 151(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act requiring an indemnification, defense, and hold harmless                                                            
    provision in construction-related professional services contracts of                                                        
    state agencies, quasi-public agencies, municipalities, and political                                                        
    subdivisions."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
CSHB 151(JUD) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 151(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 151(JUD) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 151(JUD)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll,                                                              
Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gatto,                                                                       
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson,                                                               
Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer,                                                                 
Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton,                                                                  
Stoltze, Thomas                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Wilson                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 151(JUD) passed the House and was referred to the                                                                  
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                    SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 76                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 76(HES)                                                                                              
    "An Act establishing a higher education savings program for                                                                 
    eligible children who were placed in out-of-home care by the                                                                
    state; and providing for confidentiality of identifying information                                                         
    of a beneficiary under the program."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT 9DP                                                         1035                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(UA)                                                       1036                                                       
 FN2: (HSS)                                                          1036                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
CSSB 76(HES) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                                
and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 76(HES) was read the third time.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSSB 76(HES) pass the House?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 76(HES)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll,                                                              
Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gatto,                                                                       
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson,                                                               
Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer,                                                                 
Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton,                                                                  
Stoltze, Thomas                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Wilson                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSSB 76(HES) passed the House, was signed by the Speaker                                                                
and Chief Clerk and returned to the Senate.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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                     THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 192                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 8,                                                              
2007, calendar (page 1179), was read the third time:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 192(HES)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to notification to teachers of layoff or                                                                   
    nonretention."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
**Representative Foster, who was excused (page 84), left the                                                                    
Chamber.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 192(HES) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 192(HES)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  30   NAYS:  9   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan,                                                                    
Edgmon, Fairclough, Gara, Gardner, Gatto, Harris, Hawker, Johansen,                                                             
Johnson, Joule, Kelly, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Olson,                                                             
Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Cissna, Doll, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Holmes, Kawasaki,                                                                   
Kerttula, Neuman, Seaton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Foster                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 192(HES) passed the House and was referred to the                                                                  
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 209                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 8,                                                              
2007, calendar (page 1196), was read the third time:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 209(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the chair of the Regulatory Commission of                                                               
    Alaska and amending the timeline requirements for a final order                                                             
    of the commission; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall CSHB 209(JUD) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 209(JUD)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  28   NAYS:  10   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Coghill, Dahlstrom, Edgmon, Fairclough,                                                                  
Gatto, Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Kawasaki, Kelly,                                                              
Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras,                                                                    
Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Cissna, Crawford, Doll, Doogan, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg,                                                                
Guttenberg, Kerttula, Wilson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Foster                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Joule                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 209(JUD) passed the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                         
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 209(JUD) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                  SECOND READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 12                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 12                                                                                               
    Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the                                                           
    coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas                                                         
    exploration, development, and production.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 O&G RPT CS(O&G) 4DP 2AM                                             1089                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(GOV)                                                      1089                                                       

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 RES RPT CS(O&G) 7DP 2AM                                             1173                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(GOV)                                                      1174                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                               
resolution:                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 12(O&G)                                                                                   
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Salmon:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 19, following "urged":                                                                                             
         Insert "not"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Salmon moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Objection was heard.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Salmon moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                      
withdraw Amendment No. 1.  There being no objection, it was so                                                                  
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
CSHJR 12(O&G) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 12(O&G) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                                                       
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 16                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 16                                                                                               
    Opposing imposition of a milk tax on Alaskans.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT 5DP                                                         1116                                                       
 FN1: ZERO(GOV)                                                      1117                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
HJR 16 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HJR 16 was read the third time.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HJR 16 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 16                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doll,                                                              
Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Gara, Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg,                                                                    
Guttenberg, Harris, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson,                                                                
Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                                 
Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Foster                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, HJR 16 passed the House and was referred to the Chief Clerk                                                             
for engrossment.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                         LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                                                    
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Thomas S. Nighswander                                                                                                
By Senator McGuire; Representatives Harris, Buch, Chenault, Cissna,                                                             
Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Gara,                                                                 
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen,                                                                
Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kerttula, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer,                                                               
Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton,                                                                  
Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Noel H. Gast                                                                                                         
By Senator Huggins; Representatives Harris, Buch, Chenault, Cissna,                                                             
Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Gara,                                                                 
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen,                                                                
Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                               
Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels,                                                                   
Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Lance Mackey, 2007 Yukon Quest and Iditarod Champion                                                                 
By Senator Thomas; Representatives Harris, Buch, Chenault, Cissna,                                                              
Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Gara,                                                                 
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen,                                                                
Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                               
Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels,                                                                   
Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - West Valley High School Academic Decathlon                                                                           
By Senator Thomas; Representatives Guttenberg, Harris, Buch,                                                                    
Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Edgmon,                                                                 
Fairclough, Gara, Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Hawker, Holmes,                                                                    
Johansen, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring,                                                                   
LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses,                                                                      
Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Richard Benner                                                                                                    
By Representatives Crawford, Harris, Buch, Chenault, Cissna,                                                                    
Coghill, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara,                                                                   
Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes, Johansen,                                                                
Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kerttula, Kohring, LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer,                                                               
Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses, Salmon, Samuels, Seaton,                                                                  
Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

2007-05-09                     House Journal                      Page 1220
In Memoriam - Jim Elkins                                                                                                        
By Senator Stedman; Representatives Johansen, Dahlstrom, Harris,                                                                
Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Coghill, Crawford, Doogan, Edgmon,                                                                      
Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                                                
Hawker, Holmes, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring,                                                             
LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses,                                                                      
Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Will E. Bergeson                                                                                                  
By Senator Thomas; Representatives Harris, Buch, Chenault, Cissna,                                                              
Coghill, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster,                                                               
Gara, Gardner, Gatto, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Holmes,                                                                    
Johansen, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kelly, Kerttula, Kohring,                                                                   
LeDoux, Lynn, Meyer, Nelson, Neuman, Olson, Ramras, Roses,                                                                      
Salmon, Samuels, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Wilson                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnson - from noon, May 11 to morning plane time,                                                               
May 13                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thomas - from 5:00 p.m., today to afternoon plane                                                                
time, May 10                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 12                                                                                                                        
Representatives Samuels, Dahlstrom, LeDoux, and Gardner added                                                                   
their names as cosponsors to:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 12(O&G)                                                                                   
    Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the                                                           
    coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas                                                         
    exploration, development, and production.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

2007-05-09                     House Journal                      Page 1221
HB 101                                                                                                                        
Representatives Dahlstrom, Johnson, Gruenberg, and Gardner added                                                                
their names as cosponsors to:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 101(CRA)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to uniform traffic laws and to operating a vehicle                                                         
    while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, inhalant, or                                                            
    controlled substance."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 232                                                                                                                        
Representatives Ramras and Dahlstrom added their names as                                                                       
cosponsors to:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 232                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the sale, distribution, and purchase of                                                                 
    alcoholic beverages; relating to a state database for records of                                                            
    certain purchases of alcoholic beverages; relating to the relocation                                                        
    of a license to sell alcoholic beverages; relating to procedures for                                                        
    local option elections for control of alcoholic beverages; and                                                              
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 76                                                                                                                         
Representatives Gara, Crawford, Johnson, Doogan, Guttenberg,                                                                    
Kerttula, and Gardner added their names as cross sponsors to:                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 76(HES)                                                                                              
    "An Act establishing a higher education savings program for                                                                 
    eligible children who were placed in out-of-home care by the                                                                
    state; and providing for confidentiality of identifying information                                                         
    of a beneficiary under the program."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 145                                                                                                                        
Representative Gardner added her name as cross sponsor to:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 145                                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to municipal impoundment and forfeiture."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

2007-05-09                     House Journal                      Page 1222
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HCR 7                                                                                                                         
Reconsideration of the following was not taken up on this legislative                                                           
day, and it was engrossed:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 7(fld H)                                                                                    
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 59,                                                                
    relating to charitable gaming.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 8                                                                                                                         
Reconsideration of the following was not taken up on this legislative                                                           
day.  It was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                                               
transmitted to the Senate for consideration:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8(L&C)                                                                               
    Establishing a legislative task force to make recommendations                                                               
    regarding job descriptions and salary changes for the                                                                       
    commissioners and support staff and the possible need for                                                                   
    additional support staff of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 16                                                                                                                        
HJR 16 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                                                 
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 151                                                                                                                        
CSHB 151(JUD) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 192                                                                                                                        
CSHB 192(HES) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 209                                                                                                                        
CSHB 209(JUD) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

2007-05-09                     House Journal                      Page 1223
SB 59                                                                                                                         
Reconsideration of the following was not taken up on this legislative                                                           
day.  It was engrossed and signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk:                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 59(FIN)                                                                                 
    "An Act relating to the use of broadcasting to promote dog                                                                  
    mushers' contests and charitable raffles and lotteries; to the                                                              
    maximum amount of prices that may be awarded for charitable                                                                 
    gaming activities other than bingo; to the use of the proceeds of                                                           
    charitable gaming; and to establishing cabbage classics as a form                                                           
    of charitable gaming."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                              ENROLLMENT                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HJR 18                                                                                                                        
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                              
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                                                           
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 4:40 p.m.,                                                             
May 8, 2007, with a manifest error memorandum (page 1200):                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                                             
    18(TRA)                                                                                                                     
    Opposing the enactment of the provisions in the Next Generation                                                             
    Air Transportation System Financing Reform Act of 2007 that                                                                 
    impose air traffic control user fees, increase aviation fuel and                                                            
    aviation gas taxes, reduce airport funding, and reduce                                                                      
    Congressional oversight of the Federal Aviation Administration.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    Legislative Resolve No. 8                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 34                                                                                                                         
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                              
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                                                           
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 1:55 p.m.,                                                             
May 8, 2007:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 34                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to sales of wine by a winery licensee."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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HB 210                                                                                                                        
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                              
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                                                           
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 1:55 p.m.,                                                             
May 8, 2007, with a manifest error memorandum (page 1200):                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 210                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the appointment and qualifications of the                                                               
    adjutant general."                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
With appointment of the Conference Committee on the operating                                                                   
budget, Rule 23(d) of the Uniform Rules is in effect as of April 27,                                                            
2007.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published daily under separate cover.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Samuels moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House adjourn until 10:00 a.m., May 10, 2007.  There being no                                                                   
objection, the House adjourned at 11:47 a.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                             Suzi Lowell                                                                        
                                             Chief Clerk