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2014-04-16 House Journal

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SB 145                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 145                                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to the Teachers' Retirement System, the Judicial                                                           
    Retirement System, and the Public Employees' Retirement System                                                              
    for qualified military service; relating to the definition of 'veteran'                                                     
    for purposes of housing, eligibility for veterans' loans, and                                                               
    preferences in state employment hiring; and providing for an                                                                
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
SB 145 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck objected.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Tuck, LeDoux,                                                                    
Josephson, and Gruenberg:                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 4, following "hiring;" (title amendment):                                                                        
    Insert "providing for home and community-based waiver                                                                     

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services under Medicaid for children of military service                                                                      
members;"                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 9, following line 10:                                                                                                      
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          
   "* Sec. 10. AS 47.07.045 is amended by adding new subsections to                                                           
read:                                                                                                                           
         (c)  If a child who is financially dependent on a military                                                             
    service member is eligible for home and community-based                                                                     
    services while physically present in the state, the department shall                                                        
    provide for home and community-based services when the child                                                                
    returns to the state as though the child had remained in the state if                                                       
    the military service member provides proof acceptable to the                                                                
    department that                                                                                                             
             (1)  the member has maintained residency in the state for                                                          
    the period of eligibility; proof under this paragraph must include                                                          
    official military personnel records;                                                                                        
             (2)  the member and the dependent child are physically                                                             
    present in the state and intend to reside permanently in the state                                                          
    while receiving the home and community-based services;                                                                      
             (3)  the member returned to the state within 18 months                                                             
    after separating from military service; and                                                                                 
             (4)  the member's dependent child is not eligible for                                                              
    coverage of home and community-based services under another                                                                 
    health insurance plan.                                                                                                      
         (d)  In (c) of this section, "military" means the armed forces of                                                      
    the United States, the United States Coast Guard, or the Alaska                                                             
    National Guard."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Keller objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Saddler, who was excused (page                                                                 
2487), was noted.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt placed a call of the House.                                                                               

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The Speaker stated the call was satisfied.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 145                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  21   NAYS:  18   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gruenberg,                                                              
Guttenberg, Herron, Holmes, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito III,                                                                      
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Munoz, Pruitt, Saddler, Tarr, Tuck                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Austerman, Chenault, Gattis, Hawker, Higgins, Hughes,                                                                    
Isaacson, Johnson, Keller, Millett, Nageak, Olson, Reinbold, Seaton,                                                            
Stoltze, Thompson, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Neuman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was adopted, and the new title follows:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 145 am H                                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to the Teachers' Retirement System, the Judicial                                                           
    Retirement System, and the Public Employees' Retirement System                                                              
    for qualified military service; relating to the definition of 'veteran'                                                     
    for purposes of housing, eligibility for veterans' loans, and                                                               
    preferences in state employment hiring; providing for home and                                                              
    community-based waiver services under Medicaid for children of                                                              
    military service members; and providing for an effective date."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
SB 145 am H be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                             
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 145 am H was read the third time.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall SB 145 am H pass the House?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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SB 145 am H                                                                                                                     
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Tarr,                                                                
Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Neuman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, SB 145 am H passed the House.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 145 am H was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.