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                              HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
               TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE - SECOND SESSION                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Monday              February 24, 2014                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                            Thirty-fifth Day                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Chenault at 11:03 a.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 34 members present.  Representatives Drummond,                                                                 
Kawasaki, Nageak, and Tarr had been excused from a call of the                                                                  
House today.  Representative Holmes was absent and her presence                                                                 
was noted later.  There was one vacancy.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Sue Bahleda of                                                               
Resurrection Lutheran Church.  Representative P. Wilson moved and                                                               
asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.                                                           
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    With respect to the diversity of voices, beliefs, and practices                                                             
    that call out to a power beyond our individual selves, I offer                                                              
    the following prayer:                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    O Great and Living One,                                                                                                     
    Already the days appointed for the work of these men and                                                                    
    women rush by, with much to do and what feels like too little                                                               
    time.  Keep them from panic or despair.  Clear their minds.                                                                 
    Give them strength and wisdom to do the work they have                                                                      
    been called to do, to serve the people of this state with vision,                                                           
    with compassion, and with respect.  Fill them with your                                                                     
    purpose, guide them with your love, bless them with your                                                                    
    peace.  This is our prayer.  Amen.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Hughes.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
                    ndrdth                                                                                                      
journal for the 32, 33, and 34 legislative days and Senate and                                                                  
House Joint Journal Supplement No. 10 be approved as certified by                                                               
the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                * * * * *                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Munoz introduced Tamas Katona, Guest Page, from                                                                  
Hungary.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following letter dated February 21, 2014, was read:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
"Dear Speaker Chenault:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to my authority under Article II, Section 4 of the Alaska                                                              
Constitution, I have appointed Sam S. Kito III to fill the vacancy in the                                                       
Alaska State House of Representatives, District 32.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Subject to confirmation by the House Democrats, Sam S. Kito III will                                                            
hold this office for the remainder of the unexpired term for House                                                              
District 32.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Sincerely,                                                                                                                      
/s/                                                                                                                             
Sean Parnell                                                                                                                    
Governor"                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                        MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 71                                                                                                                         
A message dated February 21, 2014, was read stating the Senate                                                                  
adopted the Free Conference Committee report on CSHB 71(FIN) and                                                                
SCS CSHB 71(FIN), thus adopting:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    FREE CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 71                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to a vessel-based commercial fisheries limited                                                             
    entry system for the Bering Sea hair crab fishery; requiring the                                                            

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    Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission to report biennially on                                                               
    the vessel-based limited entry fisheries system for the Bering Sea                                                          
    hair crab fishery; establishing the Alaska regional economic                                                                
    assistance program; requiring the Department of Commerce,                                                                   
    Community, and Economic Development to compile an annual                                                                    
    report to the legislature regarding statewide and regional                                                                  
    economic development projects and regional development                                                                      
    organizations; and providing for an effective date."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    (SCR 9 - title change resolution)                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 19                                                                                                                         
The Rules Committee considered:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 19                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to permanent motor vehicle registration; relating                                                          
    to the registration fee for noncommercial trailers and to the motor                                                         
    vehicle tax for trailers; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 19(RLS)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to permanent motor vehicle registration in the                                                             
    unorganized borough and in a municipality that has elected to                                                               
    allow permanent registration; relating to the registration fee for                                                          
    noncommercial trailers and to the motor vehicle tax for trailers;                                                           
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Johnson, Chair, with the                                                                
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Gruenberg, Hawker, Olson, Chenault, Keller, Herron,                                                               
Johnson                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 19(RLS):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Fiscal note(s) forthcoming.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 19 was returned to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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SB 148                                                                                                                        
The Rules Committee considered:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 148                                                                                                         
    "An Act excluding certain land from the Kachemak Bay Critical                                                               
    Habitat Area."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Johnson, Chair, with the                                                                
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Olson, Hawker, Keller, Chenault, Johnson                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Gruenberg, Herron                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 148 was returned to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Holmes was noted.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                      REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 71                                                                                                                         
The Free Conference Committee considering CSHB 71(FIN) and SCS                                                                  
CSHB 71(FIN) recommends the following be adopted:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    FREE CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 71                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to a vessel-based commercial fisheries limited                                                             
    entry system for the Bering Sea hair crab fishery; requiring the                                                            
    Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission to report biennially on                                                               
    the vessel-based limited entry fisheries system for the Bering Sea                                                          
    hair crab fishery; establishing the Alaska regional economic                                                                
    assistance program; requiring the Department of Commerce,                                                                   
    Community, and Economic Development to compile an annual                                                                    
    report to the legislature regarding statewide and regional                                                                  
    economic development projects and regional development                                                                      
    organizations; and providing for an effective date."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    (SCR 9 - title change resolution)                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representatives Hawker (Chair), Olson; and                                                             
Senators Dunleavy (Chair), Giessel, Wielechowski.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to FCCS HB 71:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
5. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                 
6. Zero, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                   
7. Zero, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The report was received in the Chief Clerk's office at 2:54 p.m.,                                                               
February 19, 2014.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved that the House adopt the Free Conference                                                            
Committee report, thus adopting FCCS HB 71.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House adopt the report?"  The roll was                                                          
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
FCCS HB 71                                                                                                                      
Adopt                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  27   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  0  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara,                                                              
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson,                                                                
Johnson, Josephson, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lynn, Millett, Neuman, Olson,                                                               
Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Gattis, Higgins, Keller, LeDoux, Munoz, Reinbold, Stoltze,                                                               
T.Wilson                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Drummond, Kawasaki, Nageak, Tarr                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House adopted FCCS HB 71.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Senate adopted the Free Conference Committee report (page                                                                   
1670).                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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FCCS HB 71 was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment and                                                                  
enrollment.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCR 9                                                                                                                         
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following be taken up as a Special Order of Business:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 9                                                                                          
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 71,                                                                 
    requiring the Department of Commerce, Community, and                                                                        
    Economic Development to file an annual report to the legislature                                                            
    regarding statewide and regional economic development projects                                                              
    and regional development organizations; and extending the                                                                   
    termination date of the Alaska regional economic assistance                                                                 
    program.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall SCR 9 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                                
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCR 9                                                                                                                           
Special Order of Business                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  0  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara,                                                              
Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes,                                                                 
Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                   
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold,                                                                  
Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Drummond, Kawasaki, Nageak, Tarr                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, SCR 9 passed the House, was signed by the Speaker and                                                                   
Chief Clerk, and returned to the Senate.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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                        INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Suzanne Armstrong, 2014 Top Forty Under 40                                                                           
By Senator Meyer                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Patrick Cole                                                                                                      
By Representative Thompson                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                             OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 331                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 331 by Representatives GARA, Drummond, Tuck,                                                                     
and Josephson, entitled:                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act requiring school districts to provide a plan for hiring                                                             
    principals of excellence; relating to identifying and recognizing                                                           
    principals of excellence; relating to adjusting the base student                                                            
    allocation used in the formula for state funding of public                                                                  
    education to account for education staff losses since fiscal year                                                           
    2011 and to account for inflation in the future; and providing for                                                          
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Education and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 332                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 332 by Representative PRUITT, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the Alaska Job Protection Board; relating to                                                            
    the attorney general's appearance, or the employment of attorneys                                                           
    to assist or appear for the attorney general, in an injunctive civil                                                        
    action relating to an industrial operation; relating to the                                                                 
    construction industry progress fund; and providing for an effective                                                         
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 333                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 333 by Representative HERRON, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act establishing a museum construction grant program in the                                                             
    Department of Education and Early Development."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Education and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 334                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 334 by Representative PRUITT, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the qualified oil and gas service industry                                                              
    expenditure credit; and relating to a credit against oil and gas                                                            
    exploration, production, and pipeline transportation property                                                               
    taxes."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 335                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 335 by Representative LEDOUX, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the regulation of firearms and knives by the                                                            
    University of Alaska."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 336                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 336 by Representative TARR, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to sales of alcoholic beverages near a school or                                                           
    church."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce                                                                    
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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HB 337                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 337 by Representatives KREISS-TOMKINS,                                                                           
Tuck, and Gara, entitled:                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the establishment of a central Internet website                                                         
    for public access to the public records of state agencies and                                                               
    municipalities; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 338                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 338 by Representatives GARA, Kawasaki, and                                                                       
Tarr, entitled:                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the oil and gas production tax; relating to oil                                                         
    and gas production tax credits; amending the minimum tax on oil                                                             
    and gas production; relating to the determination of the production                                                         
    tax value of oil and gas; relating to oil and gas leases; relating to                                                       
    the financing by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                               
    Authority of oil processing facilities on the North Slope; and                                                              
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources, Labor &                                                                  
Commerce, and Finance Committees.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 339                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 339 by Representative KAWASAKI, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act establishing certain requirements and procedures related                                                            
    to the identification of suspects by eyewitnesses to criminal                                                               
    offenses."                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                   CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 211                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 211                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the education and employment of individuals                                                             
    with disabilities."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 211(FIN)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                               
211(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 211(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Saddler moved and asked unanimous consent that he                                                                
be allowed to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.                                                            
Objection was heard, and Representative Saddler was required to vote.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 211(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 211(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  1  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara,                                                              
Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes,                                                                 
Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                   
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold,                                                                  
Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Thompson, Tuck, T.Wilson                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Drummond, Kawasaki, Nageak, Tarr                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  P.Wilson                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 211(FIN) passed the House and was referred to the                                                                  
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 244                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 244                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Citizens' Advisory                                                            
    Commission on Federal Management Areas in Alaska; and                                                                       
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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Amendment No. 1 was offered  by Representative Tuck:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 1, following "Act" (title amendment):                                                                            
    Insert "relating to the executive director and staff of the                                                               
Citizens' Advisory Commission on Federal Management Areas in                                                                  
Alaska;"                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, following line 3:                                                                                                       
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          

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"* Section 1. AS 41.37.210 is amended to read:                                                                                
         Sec. 41.37.210. Staff of the commission. The commission                                                              
    may employ an executive director [STAFF] and contract for                                                               
    services relating to matters within its authority. The commission                                                       
    may not employ other staff. The executive director [STAFF]                                                              
    employed under this section is [ARE] responsible to the                                                                 
    commission."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 4:                                                                                                                 
    Delete "Section 1."                                                                                                       
    Insert "Sec. 2."                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 10:                                                                                                                
    Delete "sec. 1 of"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Keller objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Keller placed a call of the House.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated the call was satisfied.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 244                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  29   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  0  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Josephson, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                  
Tuck                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gattis,                                                            
Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Keller,                                                             
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold,                                                                  
Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Thompson, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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Excused:  Drummond, Kawasaki, Nageak, Tarr                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
HB 244 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 244 was read the third time.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 244 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 244                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  0  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara,                                                              
Gattis, Gruenberg, Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes,                                                                     
Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                             
Millett, Munoz, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                               
Stoltze, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Guttenberg                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Drummond, Kawasaki, Nageak, Tarr                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 244 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 244 was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 263                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 263                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending senior benefits."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 263(HSS)                                                                                              
    "An Act extending the Alaska senior benefits payment program."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                               
263(HSS) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 263(HSS) was read the third time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 263(HSS) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 263(HSS)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  4   ABSENT:  1  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara,                                                              
Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes,                                                                 
Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                   
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold,                                                                  
Seaton, Stoltze, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Drummond, Kawasaki, Nageak, Tarr                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Saddler                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 263(HSS) passed the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                               
CSHB 263(HSS).                                                                                                                  

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                          LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt 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:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Scott Heyworth                                                                                                       
By Representatives Gruenberg, Chenault, Costello, Drummond,                                                                     
Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak,                                                                   
Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Tarr,                                                                
Thompson, Tuck, P. Wilson                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Linda Bender, 2013 BP Teacher of Excellence                                                                          
By Representatives Millett, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon,                                                               
Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                             
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman,                                                                    
Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Tarr, Thompson,                                                              
Tuck, P. Wilson; Senator Meyer                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Colony High School Marching Band, 2014 International                                                                 
Tournament of Roses Parade                                                                                                      
By Representatives Gattis, Hughes, Stoltze, Neuman, Keller,                                                                     
Chenault, Austerman, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige, Foster,                                                                 
Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes,                                                                   
Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                 
Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                 
Seaton, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P. Wilson; Senators Dunleavy, Dyson                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The Association of Village Council Presidents, 50th                                                                  
Anniversary                                                                                                                     
By Senators Hoffman, Stevens; Representatives Herron, Edgmon,                                                                   
Guttenberg, Chenault, Austerman, Costello, Drummond, Feige, Foster,                                                             
Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Hawker, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson,                                                             
Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                   
Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold,                                                                  
Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P. Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Eugene Patrick Murphy                                                                                             
By Representatives Gruenberg, Chenault, Costello, Drummond,                                                                     
Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak,                                                                   
Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Tarr, Thompson,                                                               
Tuck, P. Wilson                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John Robert Yeargan                                                                                               
By Representatives Reinbold, Stoltze, Chenault, Costello, Drummond,                                                             
Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                             
Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson,                                                                  
Kawasaki, Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                 
Tuck, P. Wilson; Senator Fairclough                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following member be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                              
no objection, the member was excused as noted:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Foster - from 12:30 p.m., February 26 to 10:00 p.m.,                                                             
March 2                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 106                                                                                                                        
Representative Tuck added his name as cosponsor to:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 106                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to voluntary deduction of dues for membership in                                                           
    certain retiree organizations; and providing for an effective date."                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 107                                                                                                                        
Representative Tuck added his name as cosponsor to:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 107                                                                                                          
    "An Act repealing a prohibition against classified state employees                                                          
    participating in the management of political parties above the                                                              
    precinct level."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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HB 211                                                                                                                        
Representatives Tuck, Gara, Stoltze, Lynn, Pruitt, Munoz, and Herron                                                            
added their names as cosponsors to:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 211(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the education and employment of individuals                                                             
    with disabilities."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 244                                                                                                                        
Representative LeDoux added her name as cosponsor to:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 244                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Citizens' Advisory                                                            
    Commission on Federal Management Areas in Alaska; and                                                                       
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 247                                                                                                                        
Representatives Gara and Tuck added their names as cosponsors to:                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 247                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the Protective Occupation Retirement Council;                                                           
    relating to participation of certain employees in the defined benefit                                                       
    and defined contribution plans of the public employees' retirement                                                          
    system; and providing for an effective date."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 263                                                                                                                        
Representatives Isaacson, Millett, Tuck, Josephson, Johnson,                                                                    
T. Wilson, Gruenberg, Kreiss-Tomkins, and Lynn added their names                                                                
as cosponsors to:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 263(HSS)                                                                                              
    "An Act extending the Alaska senior benefits payment program."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               ENGROSSMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 211                                                                                                                        
CSHB 211(FIN) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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HB 244                                                                                                                        
HB 244 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                                
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                              ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Personal Bill Deadline                                   4:00 p.m., today                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following meetings today were changed:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Finance Committee                                                                                                               
CHANGED TO:                                            upon adjournment                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Judiciary Committee                                                                                                             
CHANGED TO:                                                     2:00 p.m.                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Resources Committee                                                                                                             
CHANGED TO:                                                     2:00 p.m.                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                               ADJOURNMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., February 26, 2014.  There being no                                                              
objection, the House adjourned at 1:43 p.m                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                             Suzi Lowell                                                                        
                                             Chief Clerk