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2012-03-19 House Journal

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2012-03-19                     House Journal                      Page 1934
HJR 26                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 26                                                                                              
     Urging federal agencies to work with the Alaska Department of                                                              
     Fish and Game, Southeast Alaska Native leaders, and other                                                                  
     interested parties to establish strategies and plans for the                                                               
     sustainable management of the reintroduced sea otter population                                                            
     of Southeast Alaska.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                     Journal Page                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 RES RPT CS(RES) 6DP 2NR 1AM                                          1590                                                      
 FN1: ZERO(LEG)                                                       1590                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Austerman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                           
resolution:                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 26(RES)                                                                                  
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Johansen:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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     "WHEREAS the State of Alaska, on behalf of its residents, has                                                            
invested large quantities of time and money in developing fisheries                                                             
resources that are now being consumed by sea otters; and"                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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     "WHEREAS the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972                                                                        
removed marine mammals from the State of Alaska's management,                                                                   
denying Alaska residents and most Americans the opportunity to                                                                  

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harvest marine mammals, even if the denial places animal populations,                                                           
ecosystems, and the State of Alaska's economy at risk; and"                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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     "FURTHER RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature urges                                                                
the United States Congress, the United States Secretary of the Interior,                                                        
and appropriate federal agencies to provide for harvest of sea otters by                                                        
all Americans under sustainable management principles, if the United                                                            
States Secretary of the Interior and the Alaska Department of Fish and                                                          
Game determine that an ecosystem in Southeast Alaska would benefit                                                              
from that harvest; and be it"                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johansen moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Stoltze moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
question be divided.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johansen objected.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johansen placed a call of the House.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The call was satisfied.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johansen withdrew the objection.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker ruled that the question was divisible.  There being no                                                              
further objection, Amendment No. 1 was divided.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1, Part A:                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     "WHEREAS the State of Alaska, on behalf of its residents, has                                                            
invested large quantities of time and money in developing fisheries                                                             
resources that are now being consumed by sea otters; and"                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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Page 2, following line 29:                                                                                                      
     Insert new material to read:                                                                                               
     "WHEREAS the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972                                                                        
removed marine mammals from the State of Alaska's management,                                                                   
denying Alaska residents and most Americans the opportunity to                                                                  
harvest marine mammals, even if the denial places animal populations,                                                           
ecosystems, and the State of Alaska's economy at risk; and"                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gruenberg moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
Amendment No. 1, Part A be divided.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gruenberg moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                   
withdraw the motion.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1, Part A be adopted?"                                                                
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 26(RES)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1, Part A                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  18   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Cissna, Costello, Dick, Doogan, Feige, Johansen,                                                              
Johnson, Keller, Lynn, Millett, Neuman, Olson, Petersen, Saddler,                                                               
Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Thompson, Tuck                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner,                                                                     
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Holmes, Joule, Kawasaki,                                                                 
Miller, Munoz, Pruitt, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gatto, Kerttula                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1, Part A was adopted.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1, Part B:                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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     "FURTHER RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature urges                                                                
the United States Congress, the United States Secretary of the Interior,                                                        

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and appropriate federal agencies to provide for harvest of sea otters by                                                        
all Americans under sustainable management principles, if the United                                                            
States Secretary of the Interior and the Alaska Department of Fish and                                                          
Game determine that an ecosystem in Southeast Alaska would benefit                                                              
from that harvest; and be it"                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1, Part B be adopted?"                                                                
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 26(RES) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1, Part B                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  30   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Feige, Johansen, Keller, Lynn, Millett, Neuman, Stoltze,                                                                 
Thompson                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Austerman, Chenault, Cissna, Costello, Dick, Doogan,                                                                     
Edgmon, Fairclough, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                                               
Hawker, Herron, Holmes, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Miller, Munoz,                                                                
Olson, Petersen, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Thomas, Tuck, P.Wilson,                                                               
T.Wilson                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gatto, Kerttula                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1, Part B was not adopted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Austerman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
CSHJR 26(RES) am be considered engrossed, advanced to third                                                                     
reading, and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was                                                         
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 26(RES) am was read the third time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHJR 26(RES) am pass the House?"                                                                   
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 26(RES) am                                                                                                                
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Cissna, Costello, Dick, Doogan,                                                                     
Edgmon, Fairclough, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg,                                                                    
Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Joule,                                                                   
Kawasaki, Keller, Lynn, Miller, Millett, Munoz, Neuman, Olson,                                                                  
Petersen, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Thomas, Thompson, Tuck,                                                             
P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Gatto, Kerttula                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHJR 26(RES) am passed the House and was referred to the                                                               
Chief Clerk for engrossment.