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2014-04-19 House Journal

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                              HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
               TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE - SECOND SESSION                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Saturday                 April 19, 2014                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                            Eighty-ninth Day                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Chenault at 2:17 p.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 38 members present.  Representatives Edgmon and                                                                
Gara were absent and their presence was noted later.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Kellen Priest, Assistant                                                            
Chief Clerk.  Representative P. Wilson moved and asked unanimous                                                                
consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no                                                           
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    Dear Lord,                                                                                                                  
    I thank you for giving us yet another day to just enjoy being                                                               
    alive.  This week has been hectic, as session comes to a close,                                                             
    but in the midst of it all, you guide us with a spirit of                                                                   
    discernment and a peace in knowing that the issues we are                                                                   
    facing in this legislature are being handled fittingly.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    Thank you for this gift of life.  We might not fully understand                                                             
    the extent of why certain things happen but usually those                                                                   
    happenings equip us with the strength and wisdom to keep                                                                    
    pressing forward.  As we advance with the end of session,                                                                   
    please bless each and every person in this building and give us                                                             
    all the strength to finish with integrity.  Please, bless and                                                               
    watch over them as they all journey back home.  Amen.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Gruenberg.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
                    th                                                                                                          
journal for the 88 legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                              
Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 74                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 74                                                                                                          
    "An Act creating the University of Alaska building fund for the                                                             
    payment by the University of Alaska of the costs of use,                                                                    
    management, operation, maintenance, and depreciation of space in                                                            
    buildings; and authorizing the Board of Regents of the University                                                           
    of Alaska to designate buildings for which the fund is to be used."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Stoltze and Austerman, Co-                                                             
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (10):  Guttenberg, Holmes, Thompson, Munoz, Neuman,                                                                     
Edgmon, T. Wilson, Costello, Stoltze, Austerman                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
4.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
5.  Zero, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                                      
6.  Zero, University of Alaska                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 74 is on today's calendar.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Edgmon was noted.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 193                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 193                                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to bonds required for contractors."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 193(FIN)                                                                                       
    "An Act relating to bonds required for contractors; and providing                                                           
    for an effective date."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    (technical title change)                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Stoltze and Austerman, Co-                                                             
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Holmes, Thompson, Gara, Edgmon, Munoz, Costello,                                                                  
Austerman                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Guttenberg, T. Wilson, Neuman, Stoltze                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS SB 193(FIN):                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
5.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
6.  Zero, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 193 is on today's calendar.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Erik Bjornsen                                                                                                        
By Representative Josephson; Senator Gardner                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Nuru Cole                                                                                                            
By Representative Pruitt; Senator Fairclough                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Representative Alan David Austerman                                                                                  
By Senator Stevens                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Selina Duncan Metoyer                                                                                                
By Senator Wielechowski; Representative LeDoux                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Representative Niilo Koponen                                                                                      
By Representatives Guttenberg, Kawasaki                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Judge James A. von der Heydt                                                                                      
By Representatives Gruenberg, LeDoux                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Marcell Jackson, M.D.                                                                                             
By Representative Gruenberg                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                   CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 71                                                                                                                         
The following, which is on today's calendar pending referral, is in the                                                         
Finance Committee:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 71(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the fishery resource landing tax."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB 74                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 74                                                                                                          
    "An Act creating the University of Alaska building fund for the                                                             
    payment by the University of Alaska of the costs of use,                                                                    
    management, operation, maintenance, and depreciation of space in                                                            
    buildings; and authorizing the Board of Regents of the University                                                           
    of Alaska to designate buildings for which the fund is to be used."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT 10DP                                                       2624                                                        
 FN4: ZERO(ADM)                                                     2624                                                        
 FN5: ZERO(UA)                                                      2624                                                        
 FN6: ZERO(REV)                                                     2624                                                        
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Gara was noted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that SB 74                                                              
be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and placed on                                                               
final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 74 was read the third time.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall SB 74 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                                
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 74                                                                                                                           
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  40   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, SB 74 passed the House, was signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                             
Clerk, and returned to the Senate.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 108                                                                                                                        
The following, which is on today's calendar pending referral, is in the                                                         
Finance Committee:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 108(JUD)                                                                                             
    "An Act relating to the confidentiality of certain records of                                                               
    criminal cases; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 119                                                                                                                        
The following, which is on today's calendar pending referral, is in the                                                         
Finance Committee:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 119(FIN) am                                                                                          
    "An Act making and amending appropriations, including capital                                                               
    appropriations, supplemental appropriations, reappropriations, and                                                          
    other appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds;                                                            
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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SB 127                                                                                                                        
The following, which is on today's calendar pending referral, is in the                                                         
Finance Committee:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 127                                                                                                         
    "An Act authorizing the commissioner of administration to enter                                                             
    into agreements with agents to perform for compensation certain                                                             
    transactions related to vehicles; relating to the duties of those                                                           
    agents; and providing for an effective date."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN) am                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the purposes, powers, and duties of the Alaska                                                          
    Gasline Development Corporation; relating to an in-state natural                                                            
    gas pipeline, an Alaska liquefied natural gas project, and                                                                  
    associated funds; requiring state agencies and other entities to                                                            
    expedite reviews and actions related to natural gas pipelines and                                                           
    projects; relating to the authorities and duties of the commissioner                                                        
    of natural resources relating to a North Slope natural gas project,                                                         
    oil and gas and gas only leases, and royalty gas and other gas                                                              
    received by the state including gas received as payment for the                                                             
    production tax on gas; relating to the tax on oil and gas                                                                   
    production, on oil production, and on gas production; relating to                                                           
    the duties of the commissioner of revenue relating to a North                                                               
    Slope natural gas project and gas received as payment for tax;                                                              
    relating to confidential information and public record status of                                                            
    information provided to or in the custody of the Department of                                                              
    Natural Resources and the Department of Revenue; relating to                                                                
    apportionment factors of the Alaska Net Income Tax Act;                                                                     
    amending the definition of gross value at the 'point of production'                                                         
    for gas for purposes of the oil and gas production tax; clarifying                                                          
    that the exploration incentive credit, the oil or gas producer                                                              
    education credit, and the film production tax credit may not be                                                             
    taken against the gas production tax paid in gas; relating to the oil                                                       
    or gas producer education credit; requesting the governor to                                                                
    establish an interim advisory board to advise the governor on                                                               
    municipal involvement in a North Slope natural gas project;                                                                 
    relating to the development of a plan by the Alaska Energy                                                                  

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    Authority for developing infrastructure to deliver affordable                                                               
    energy to areas of the state that will not have direct access to a                                                          
    North Slope natural gas pipeline and a recommendation of a                                                                  
    funding source for energy infrastructure development; establishing                                                          
    the Alaska affordable energy fund; requiring the commissioner of                                                            
    revenue to develop a plan and suggest legislation for                                                                       
    municipalities, regional corporations, and residents of the state to                                                        
    acquire ownership interests in a North Slope natural gas pipeline                                                           
    project; making conforming amendments; and providing for an                                                                 
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 RES RPT HCS(RES) 3DP 6AM (CS FORTHCOMING) 2306                                                                                 
 SENATE LETTER OF INTENT WITH RES REPORT 2306                                                                                   
 HCS(RES) NT RECEIVED                                               2357                                                        
 FN11: (REV) RECEIVED                                               2358                                                        
 FN16: (CED) RECEIVED                                               2358                                                        
 FN17: (CED) RECEIVED                                               2358                                                        
 FN18: (CED) RECEIVED                                               2358                                                        
 FN19: (DNR) RECEIVED                                               2358                                                        
 FN20: (REV) RECEIVED                                               2358                                                        
 FIN RPT HCS(FIN) NT 8DP 3NR                                        2603                                                        
 LETTER OF INTENT WITH FIN REPORT                                   2605                                                        
 FN16: (CED)                                                        2606                                                        
 FN21: (H.FIN/CED)                                                  2606                                                        
 FN22: (H.FIN/DOT)                                                  2606                                                        
 FN23: (H.FIN/FUND CAP)                                             2606                                                        
 FN24: (H.FIN/REV)                                                  2606                                                        
 FN25: (REV)                                                        2606                                                        
 FN26: (H.FIN/DNR)                                                  2606                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN)                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation;                                                             
    relating to an in-state natural gas pipeline, an Alaska liquefied                                                           
    natural gas project, and associated funds; requiring state agencies                                                         
    and other entities to expedite reviews and actions related to natural                                                       

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    gas pipelines and projects; making certain contracts by the                                                                 
    Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Law not                                                               
    subject to the State Procurement Code; relating to the authorities                                                          
    and duties of the commissioner of natural resources relating to a                                                           
    North Slope natural gas project, oil and gas and gas only leases,                                                           
    and royalty gas and other gas received by the state including gas                                                           
    received as payment for the production tax on gas; relating to a                                                            
    report and recommendations by the commissioner of natural                                                                   
    resources regarding the delivery and availability of North Slope                                                            
    natural gas in the state, including the identification of risks and                                                         
    recommendations for mitigation; relating to the tax on oil and gas                                                          
    production, on oil production, and on gas production; relating to                                                           
    the duties of the commissioner of revenue relating to a North                                                               
    Slope natural gas project and gas received as payment for tax;                                                              
    relating to confidential information and public record status of                                                            
    information provided to or in the custody of the Department of                                                              
    Natural Resources and the Department of Revenue; relating to                                                                
    apportionment factors of the Alaska Net Income Tax Act;                                                                     
    amending the definition of gross value at the 'point of production'                                                         
    for gas for purposes of the oil and gas production tax; clarifying                                                          
    that the exploration incentive credit, the oil or gas producer                                                              
    education credit, and the film production tax credit may not be                                                             
    taken against the gas production tax paid in gas; relating to the oil                                                       
    or gas producer education credit; requiring the commissioner of                                                             
    revenue to provide a report to the legislature on financing options                                                         
    for state ownership and participation in a North Slope natural gas                                                          
    project; requesting the governor to establish an advisory planning                                                          
    group to advise the governor on municipal involvement in a North                                                            
    Slope natural gas project; relating to the development of a plan by                                                         
    the Alaska Energy Authority for developing infrastructure to                                                                
    deliver affordable energy to areas of the state that will not have                                                          
    direct access to a North Slope natural gas pipeline and a                                                                   
    recommendation of a funding source for energy infrastructure                                                                
    development; establishing the Alaska affordable energy fund;                                                                
    requiring the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities                                                            
    to evaluate certain bridges and infrastructure related to an Alaska                                                         
    liquefied natural gas project; requiring the commissioner of                                                                
    revenue to develop a plan and suggest legislation for                                                                       
    municipalities, regional corporations, and residents of the state to                                                        
    acquire ownership interests in a North Slope natural gas pipeline                                                           

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    project; relating to the duties of the Oil and Gas Competitiveness                                                          
    Review Board; making conforming amendments; and providing                                                                   
    for an effective date."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    (HCR 28 - title change resolution)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, HCS CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                   
would be moved to the bottom of the calendar.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 183                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 183                                                                                                         
    "An Act extending the termination date of the emerging energy                                                               
    technology fund and grant program."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT 5DP                                                        2479                                                        
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                     2479                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
SB 183 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 183 was read the third time.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kito III moved and asked unanimous consent that he                                                               
be allowed to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.                                                            
Objection was heard, and Representative Kito III was required to vote.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall SB 183 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 183                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  40   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, SB 183 passed the House.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnson gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                            
SB 183.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 187                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 187(JUD)(title am)                                                                                   
    "An Act relating to the crime of misconduct involving confidential                                                          
    information in the first degree; amending Rule 16, Alaska Rules                                                             
    of Criminal Procedure; amending Rule 8, Alaska Child in Need of                                                             
    Aid Rules; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 JUD RPT HCS(JUD) 1DP 4NR                                           2399                                                        
 FN5: ZERO(ADM)                                                     2400                                                        
 FN6: ZERO(ADM)                                                     2400                                                        
 FN7: ZERO(COR)                                                     2400                                                        
 FN8: ZERO(LAW)                                                     2400                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 187(JUD)                                                                                
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                                                
CSSB 187(JUD) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               

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and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 187(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCS CSSB 187(JUD) pass the House?"                                                                  
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 187(JUD)                                                                                                               
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  40   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCS CSSB 187(JUD) 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 court                                                        
rule changes.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 187(JUD) was referred to the Chief Clerk for                                                                           
engrossment.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 193                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 193                                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to bonds required for contractors."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT 4DP                                                        2534                                                        
 FN3: ZERO(CED)                                                     2535                                                        
 FN4: ZERO(LWF)                                                     2535                                                        
 FIN RPT HCS(FIN) NT 7DP 4NR                                        2624                                                        
 FN5: ZERO(CED)                                                     2625                                                        
 FN6: ZERO(LWF)                                                     2625                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 193(FIN)                                                                                       
    "An Act relating to bonds required for contractors; and providing                                                           
    for an effective date."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    (technical title change)                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                                                
SB 193(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                             
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 193(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCS SB 193(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 193(FIN)                                                                                                                 
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                 
Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Absent:  Reinbold, Stoltze                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCS SB 193(FIN) 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 193(FIN) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 195                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 195(FIN)                                                                                             
    "An Act relating to the membership and authority of the Alaska                                                              
    Commission on Postsecondary Education; relating to the Alaska                                                               
    Student Loan Corporation; relating to teacher education loans;                                                              
    relating to interest on and consolidation of postsecondary                                                                  
    education loans; relating to Alaska supplemental education loans;                                                           
    relating to AlaskAdvantage grants; relating to the Alaska family                                                            
    education loan program; relating to postsecondary educational                                                               
    institutions; and providing for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 EDC RPT 5DP 1NR                                                    2216                                                        
 FN2: (EED)                                                         2216                                                        
 FIN RPT HCS(FIN) 11DP                                              2587                                                        
 FN3: (EED)                                                         2587                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 195(FIN)                                                                                
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                                                
CSSB 195(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 195(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Hughes moved and asked unanimous consent that she                                                                
be allowed to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.                                                            
Objection was heard, and Representative Hughes was required to vote.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCS CSSB 195(FIN) pass the House?"                                                                  
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 195(FIN)                                                                                                               
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  T.Wilson                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCS CSSB 195(FIN) 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnson gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                            
HCS CSSB 195(FIN).                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 218                                                                                                                        
The following, which is on today's calendar pending referral, is in the                                                         
Finance Committee:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 218(FIN)                                                                                             
    "An Act relating to financing; relating to the Alaska Municipal                                                             
    Bond Bank Authority; authorizing the University of Alaska to                                                                
    issue bonds to finance the design, construction, acquisition, and                                                           
    equipping costs of the University of Alaska Fairbanks heat and                                                              
    power plant; authorizing the University of Alaska to borrow                                                                 
    money from the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority to                                                                      
    finance the design, construction, acquisition, and equipping costs                                                          
    of the University of Alaska Fairbanks heat and power plant; and                                                             
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                   SECOND READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCR 28                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following would be                                                              
moved to the bottom of the calendar:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 28                                                                                          
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 138,                                                               
    relating to the purposes, powers, and duties of the Alaska Gasline                                                          
    Development Corporation; relating to an in-state natural gas                                                                
    pipeline, an Alaska liquefied natural gas project, and associated                                                           
    funds; requiring state agencies and other entities to expedite                                                              
    reviews and actions related to natural gas pipelines and projects;                                                          
    relating to the authorities and duties of the commissioner of                                                               
    natural resources relating to a North Slope natural gas project, oil                                                        
    and gas and gas only leases, and royalty gas and other gas                                                                  
    received by the state including gas received as payment for the                                                             
    production tax on gas; relating to the tax on oil and gas                                                                   
    production, on oil production, and on gas production; relating to                                                           
    the duties of the commissioner of revenue relating to a North                                                               
    Slope natural gas project and gas received as payment for tax;                                                              
    relating to confidential information and public record status of                                                            
    information provided to or in the custody of the Department of                                                              
    Natural Resources and the Department of Revenue; relating to                                                                
    apportionment factors of the Alaska Net Income Tax Act;                                                                     
    amending the definition of gross value at the "point of production"                                                         
    for gas for purposes of the oil and gas production tax; clarifying                                                          
    that the exploration incentive credit, the oil or gas producer                                                              

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    education credit, and the film production tax credit may not be                                                             
    taken against the gas production tax paid in gas; relating to the oil                                                       
    or gas producer education credit; requesting the governor to                                                                
    establish an interim advisory board to advise the governor on                                                               
    municipal involvement in a North Slope natural gas project;                                                                 
    relating to the development of a plan by the Alaska Energy                                                                  
    Authority for developing infrastructure to deliver affordable                                                               
    energy to areas of the state that will not have direct access to a                                                          
    North Slope natural gas pipeline and a recommendation of a                                                                  
    funding source for energy infrastructure development; establishing                                                          
    the Alaska affordable energy fund; requiring the commissioner of                                                            
    revenue to develop a plan and suggest legislation for                                                                       
    municipalities, regional corporations, and residents of the state to                                                        
    acquire ownership interests in a North Slope natural gas pipeline                                                           
    project; and making conforming amendments.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                      THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 157                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 18,                                                           
2014, calendar (page 2610), was read the third time:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 157(CRA)                                                                                       
    "An Act relating to municipal fire protection service area                                                                  
    boundary changes."                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCS SB 157(CRA) pass the House?"  The                                                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 157(CRA)                                                                                                                 
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                 
Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Absent:  Reinbold, Stoltze                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCS SB 157(CRA) passed the House.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Feige gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                              
HCS SB 157(CRA).                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that all                                                                
members of the House be shown as cosponsors of the citation,                                                                    
Honoring - Representative Alan David Austerman (introduced page                                                                 
2625).  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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 - Jean Sauget                                                                                                          
By Representatives Tuck, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon,                                                                  
Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                             
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Tarr, Thompson, P. Wilson, T. Wilson                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Wynona Sampson                                                                                                       
By Representatives Kito III, Josephson, Chenault, Costello,                                                                     
Drummond, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg,                                                                       
Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson,                                                                  
Johnson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett,                                                               
Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                                
Stoltze, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P. Wilson, T. Wilson; Senator Gardner                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Alaska Women's Hall of Fame 2014                                                                                     
By Representatives Tarr, Drummond, Holmes, Chenault, Costello,                                                                  
Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                             
Herron, Higgins, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 

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Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Thompson, Tuck, P. Wilson, T. Wilson                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Christmas in Ice                                                                                                     
By Representatives Isaacson, Chenault, Costello, Drummond,                                                                      
Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                             
Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                  
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P. Wilson, T. Wilson; Senator Coghill                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Reece Robinson 2014 CIC MVP and Class 4A Player of                                                                   
the Year                                                                                                                        
By Senator Meyer; Representatives Millett, Chenault, Costello,                                                                  
Drummond, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg,                                                                       
Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson,                                                                  
Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                 
LeDoux, Lynn, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold,                                                                   
Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P. Wilson, T. Wilson                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Alejandra Semana                                                                                                  
By Representatives Tarr, LeDoux, Chenault, Costello, Drummond,                                                                  
Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                             
Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson,                                                                  
Kawasaki, Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                               
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Thompson, Tuck, P. Wilson, T. Wilson                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Giorgio Chrimat                                                                                                   
By Representatives Drummond, Tuck, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon,                                                                  
Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                             
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Tarr, Thompson, P. Wilson, T. Wilson                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Bing Santamour                                                                                                    
By Representatives Herron, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon,                                                                
Feige, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Higgins,                                                            
Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller,                                                                 

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Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak,                                                                 
Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Tarr,                                                                
Thompson, Tuck, P. Wilson, T. Wilson; Senator Hoffman                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess                                                              
until 5:00 p.m.; and so, the House recessed at 3:34 p.m.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                              AFTER RECESS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 5:38 p.m.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                          
                               (continued)                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 138                                                                                                                        
The following, which was moved to the bottom of the calendar (page                                                              
2631), was before the House in second reading:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 138(FIN)                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation;                                                             
    relating to an in-state natural gas pipeline, an Alaska liquefied                                                           
    natural gas project, and associated funds; requiring state agencies                                                         
    and other entities to expedite reviews and actions related to natural                                                       
    gas pipelines and projects; making certain contracts by the                                                                 
    Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Law not                                                               
    subject to the State Procurement Code; relating to the authorities                                                          
    and duties of the commissioner of natural resources relating to a                                                           
    North Slope natural gas project, oil and gas and gas only leases,                                                           
    and royalty gas and other gas received by the state including gas                                                           
    received as payment for the production tax on gas; relating to a                                                            
    report and recommendations by the commissioner of natural                                                                   
    resources regarding the delivery and availability of North Slope                                                            
    natural gas in the state, including the identification of risks and                                                         
    recommendations for mitigation; relating to the tax on oil and gas                                                          
    production, on oil production, and on gas production; relating to                                                           
    the duties of the commissioner of revenue relating to a North                                                               
    Slope natural gas project and gas received as payment for tax;                                                              
    relating to confidential information and public record status of                                                            
    information provided to or in the custody of the Department of                                                              
    Natural Resources and the Department of Revenue; relating to                                                                

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    apportionment factors of the Alaska Net Income Tax Act;                                                                     
    amending the definition of gross value at the 'point of production'                                                         
    for gas for purposes of the oil and gas production tax; clarifying                                                          
    that the exploration incentive credit, the oil or gas producer                                                              
    education credit, and the film production tax credit may not be                                                             
    taken against the gas production tax paid in gas; relating to the oil                                                       
    or gas producer education credit; requiring the commissioner of                                                             
    revenue to provide a report to the legislature on financing options                                                         
    for state ownership and participation in a North Slope natural gas                                                          
    project; requesting the governor to establish an advisory planning                                                          
    group to advise the governor on municipal involvement in a North                                                            
    Slope natural gas project; relating to the development of a plan by                                                         
    the Alaska Energy Authority for developing infrastructure to                                                                
    deliver affordable energy to areas of the state that will not have                                                          
    direct access to a North Slope natural gas pipeline and a                                                                   
    recommendation of a funding source for energy infrastructure                                                                
    development; establishing the Alaska affordable energy fund;                                                                
    requiring the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities                                                            
    to evaluate certain bridges and infrastructure related to an Alaska                                                         
    liquefied natural gas project; requiring the commissioner of                                                                
    revenue to develop a plan and suggest legislation for                                                                       
    municipalities, regional corporations, and residents of the state to                                                        
    acquire ownership interests in a North Slope natural gas pipeline                                                           
    project; relating to the duties of the Oil and Gas Competitiveness                                                          
    Review Board; making conforming amendments; and providing                                                                   
    for an effective date."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    (HCR 28 - title change resolution)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Gara:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 18, following line 26:                                                                                                     
    Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                            
         "(e) An agreement or contract in which the state or an entity                                                          
    of the state is a party that provides for the midstream                                                                     
    transportation by a third party of natural gas received by the state                                                        
    as royalty or payment of tax may not require the state to reimburse                                                         
    the third party an amount for funds used during construction that                                                           
    is calculated using a rate that is more than one percent higher than                                                        
    the five-year constant maturity treasury rate reported by the                                                               

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    federal reserve as of the date the agreement or contract is                                                                 
    terminated. In this subsection, "midstream" means that part of a                                                            
    North Slope natural gas project that is upstream of a natural gas                                                           
    liquefaction facility."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Hawker objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  29   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Drummond, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Josephson,                                                                        
Kawasaki, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, Tarr, Tuck                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gattis,                                                            
Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Keller,                                                             
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt,                                                                    
Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Thompson, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Reinbold                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative Gara:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 31, line 15:                                                                                                               
    Delete "13"                                                                                                             
    Insert "16"                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 31, line 16, following "gas":                                                                                          
    Insert "or three percent of the gross value at the point of                                                             
production of the taxable gas that is subject to the election in                                                            
AS 43.55.014"                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Page 33, lines 11 - 12:                                                                                                         
    Delete "lieu of the tax otherwise"                                                                                          
    Insert "addition to the three percent tax of the gross value at the                                                         
point of production"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 33, line 17:                                                                                                               
    Delete "otherwise"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 43, line 6:                                                                                                                
    Delete "13 percent"                                                                                                     
    Insert "three percent or 16 percent, as applicable,"                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Page 43, line 21:                                                                                                               
    Delete "13 percent"                                                                                                     
    Insert "three percent or 16 percent, as applicable,"                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Feige objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  29   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Drummond, Gara, Gruenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito III,                                                                
Kreiss-Tomkins, Tarr, Tuck                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gattis,                                                            
Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson,                                                                  
Keller, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson,                                                                    
Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Johnson, Thompson                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Amendment No. 3 was offered by Representative Tarr:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 17, line 30:                                                                                                               
    Delete "a new section"                                                                                                      
    Insert "new sections"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 18, following line 26:                                                                                                     
    Insert a new section to read:                                                                                               
         "Sec. 38.05.024. Prohibited agreement or contract term                                                               
    relating to the tax on oil production. An agreement or contract                                                           
    negotiated under AS 38.05.020(b)(11) or other agreement or                                                                  
    contract in which the state or an entity of the state is a party and                                                        
    that is associated with a North Slope natural gas project may not                                                           
    include a provision that reduces the tax levied on oil production                                                           
    under AS 43.55.011 or that requires compensation to a producer                                                              
    for future changes in the tax levied on oil production under                                                                
    AS 43.55.011."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tarr moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Feige objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tarr moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                                               
Amendment No. 3.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 4 was offered by Representative Gara:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 18, following line 26:                                                                                                     
    Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                            
         "(e)  An agreement or contract negotiated under                                                                        
    AS 38.05.020(b)(11) or other agreement or contract in which the                                                             
    state or an entity of the state is a party and that is associated with a                                                    
    North Slope natural gas project may allow all parties the benefit of                                                        
    equalized capital costs that result from the expansion of the                                                               
    project. However, the agreement or contract must provide for an                                                             
    expansion to transport additional natural gas produced from a                                                               
    lease or property subject to the tax levied under AS 43.55.011(e)                                                           
    that may increase the average capital cost for each 1,000 cubic                                                             
    feet of natural gas above the level before the expansion; however,                                                          

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    the cost of the expansion may not increase the equalized capital                                                            
    costs for a party that does not participate in the expansion above                                                          
    the highest capital cost for each 1,000 cubic feet of natural gas                                                           
    before the expansion."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 4 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Saddler objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 4 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 4                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  30   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Drummond, Gara, Gruenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito III,                                                                
Kreiss-Tomkins, Tarr, Tuck                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gattis,                                                            
Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson,                                                                  
Johnson, Keller, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman,                                                                  
Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Thompson, T.Wilson                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  P.Wilson                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 4 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 5 was offered by Representative Tarr:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 51, line 25:                                                                                                               
    Delete "a new subsection"                                                                                                   
    Insert "new subsections"                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, line 2:                                                                                                                
    Delete "and gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, line 11:                                                                                                               
    Delete "and gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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Page 52, line 13:                                                                                                               
    Delete "and gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, lines 18 - 19:                                                                                                         
    Delete "and gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, line 27:                                                                                                               
    Delete "and gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 52, line 28:                                                                                                               
    Delete "and gas"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 53, following line 1:                                                                                                      
    Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                            
         "(i)  For purposes of (h) of this section, for a lease or property                                                     
    that produces both oil and gas, the portion of the                                                                          
             (1)  operating costs that are lease expenditures                                                                   
    attributable to oil incurred to explore for, develop, or produce an                                                         
    oil and gas deposit is a fraction the numerator of which is the                                                             
    production of oil expressed in BTU equivalent barrels and the                                                               
    denominator of which is the total production of oil and gas                                                                 
    expressed in BTU equivalent barrels; and                                                                                    
             (2)  capital costs that are lease expenditures attributable to                                                     
    oil incurred to explore for, develop, or produce an oil and gas                                                             
    deposit is a fraction the numerator of which is the total proven                                                            
    reserves of oil of the lease or property expressed in barrels and the                                                       
    denominator of which is the total proven reserves of oil and gas of                                                         
    the lease or property expressed in BTU equivalent barrels."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tarr moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 5 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Saddler objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 5                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  29   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Drummond, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Josephson,                                                                        
Kawasaki, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, Tarr, Tuck                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gattis,                                                            
Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Keller,                                                             
LeDoux, Lynn, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold,                                                                   
Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze, Thompson, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Millett                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 5 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 6 was not offered.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 7 was offered by Representative Tuck:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 22, following "project;" (title amendment):                                                                      
    Insert "creating an Alaska Due Diligence Task Force;"                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, following line 1:                                                                                                       
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          
"* Section 1. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended                                                            
by adding a new section to read:                                                                                                
    LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS FOR SEC. 69 OF THIS ACT. In the                                                                        
creation of an Alaska Due Diligence Task Force under sec. 69 of this                                                            
Act, the legislature finds that                                                                                                 
         (1)  the Constitution of the State of Alaska mandates the                                                              
resources of the state be managed for the maximum benefit of the                                                                
state's people;                                                                                                                 
         (2)  the sale of state-owned resources in a manner that                                                                
maximizes the revenue received by the state, adjusted for inflation,                                                            
over the life of the project generates the greatest economic value for                                                          
residents of the state;                                                                                                         
         (3)  the North Slope of the state holds 35,000,000,000,000                                                             
cubic feet of proven natural gas reserves, and, for each one dollar                                                             
increase in the wellhead price of 1,000 cubic feet of gas, the potential                                                        
state revenue increases by $35,000,000,000;                                                                                     
         (4)  the state loses a potential $35,000,000,000 for each dollar                                                       
spent on unnecessary resource transportation and production costs;                                                              
         (5)  the most significant means of maximizing the benefit of                                                           
the state's North Slope energy resources is to deliver energy produced                                                          

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in the state in the most economical manner possible to as many                                                                  
residents of the state as possible;                                                                                             
         (6)  keeping transportation and production costs as low as                                                             
possible will ensure the lowest energy costs to residents of the state;                                                         
         (7)  the Alaska State Legislature finds the following strategic                                                        
values to be of critical importance to achieving maximum value from                                                             
the natural gas reserves of the state and finds that those values should                                                        
be satisfied before the state considers the extraction and use of its                                                           
resources:                                                                                                                      
             (A)  commitments to purchase large volumes of natural                                                              
    gas should be made from creditworthy buyers for a price at which                                                            
    producers are willing to sell;                                                                                              
             (B)  the wellhead value of natural gas must be sufficiently                                                        
    high to provide adequate revenue to the state;                                                                              
             (C)  tariffs and transportation costs must be low enough                                                           
    to guarantee residents of the state low energy costs, now and into                                                          
    the future;                                                                                                                 
             (D)  if the state takes an equity position in a natural gas                                                        
    treatment and transportation system, the state must retain the                                                              
    economic rights and benefits commensurate with the equity                                                                   
    contribution of the state and must maintain a proportional share of                                                         
    the governance rights through board participation."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "Section 1"                                                                                                        
    Insert "Sec. 2"                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "sec. 18"                                                                                                            
    Insert "sec. 19"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "sec. 31"                                                                                                            
    Insert "sec. 32"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "sec. 34"                                                                                                            
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    Delete "sec. 42"                                                                                                            
    Insert "sec. 43"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "sec. 27"                                                                                                            
    Insert "sec. 28"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "sec. 27"                                                                                                            
    Insert "sec. 28"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 63, following line 16:                                                                                                     
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 69. ALASKA DUE DILIGENCE TASK FORCE. (a) The                                                                          
Alaska Gas Due Diligence Task Force is established for the purposes                                                             
of analyzing options to maximize oil and gas revenue for the state,                                                             
decreasing energy costs for residents of the state, and lowering                                                                
resource distribution and infrastructure costs.                                                                                 
    (b)  the Alaska Gas Due Diligence Task Force shall perform a 30-                                                            
year cost-benefit and cash flow analysis for the state, resource owners,                                                        
and residents, in which it reports capital costs and absorption rates,                                                          
estimates the energy savings to residents in each region of the state,                                                          
and stress tests each of the following:                                                                                         
         (1)  any capital project being pursued with the expectation                                                            
that the state will later import natural gas for utilities in the                                                               
southcentral region of the state;                                                                                               
         (2)  continued development and expanded gas exploration,                                                               
including exploration by jack-up rig, in the Cook Inlet region;                                                                 
         (3)  a large-diameter pipe along the Parks Highway to                                                                  
multiple ports in the south-central region of the state coupled with a                                                          
liquefied natural gas terminal in Cook Inlet;                                                                                   
         (4)  a large-diameter pipe along the Richardson Highway and                                                            
a liquefied natural gas terminal in Valdez;                                                                                     
         (5)  a small-diameter pipe carrying 500,000,000 cubic feet of                                                          
gas or less from the North Slope to the utility grid of the south-central                                                       
region of the state with remaining capacity available for export or                                                             
industrial projects;                                                                                                            
         (6)  a small-diameter pipe connecting Fairbanks to the utility                                                         
grid of the south-central region of the state;                                                                                  

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         (7)  a gas-to-liquid project on the North Slope with                                                                   
transportation of the resulting product through the existing Trans                                                              
Alaska Pipeline System; and                                                                                                     
         (8)  a North Slope-oriented liquefied natural gas terminal with                                                        
liquefied natural gas storage facilities to accommodate seasonal                                                                
shipping limitations.                                                                                                           
    (c)  The Alaska Gas Due Diligence Task Force shall be made up                                                               
of experts in the various technical fields for each option investigated                                                         
who are able to assist in reasonable project analysis including costs,                                                          
revenue, demand, and operating expenses.                                                                                        
    (d)  The Alaska Gas Due Diligence Task Force consists of                                                                    
         (1)  two members of the senate appointed by the president of                                                           
the senate, including one member of the minority caucus;                                                                        
         (2)  two members of the house of representatives appointed by                                                          
the speaker of the house of representatives, including one member of                                                            
the minority caucus;                                                                                                            
         (3)  eight public members who are residents of the state,                                                              
appointed jointly by the president of the senate and the speaker of the                                                         
house of representatives, as follows:                                                                                           
              (A)  one member representing a tribal entity;                                                                    
             (B)  one member representing the oil and gas industry;                                                             
             (C)  one member from an accredited university or college                                                           
    who specializes in energy economics;                                                                                        
             (D)  one member from a local government or association                                                             
    of local governments;                                                                                                       
               (E)  one member from a conservation group;                                                                      
             (F)  one member representing a Native corporation                                                                  
    organized under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act;                                                                    
             (G)  one member representing a statewide labor                                                                     
    organization;                                                                                                               
             (H)  one member representing an electrical or gas utility                                                          
    that purchases a significant amount of natural gas and is located in                                                        
    the Railbelt region of the state;                                                                                           
         (4)  one member from the executive branch appointed by the                                                             
governor.                                                                                                                       
    (e)  The Alaska Gas Due Diligence Task Force may retain a                                                                   
nationally respected contractor capable of creating the custom                                                                  
financial models necessary to perform the analytics required by the                                                             
task force and to report the results of the analysis to the legislature                                                         
before deliberations on commercial contracts for a large-diameter                                                               

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liquefied natural gas project at the completion of the pre-front-end                                                            
engineering and basic engineering design study."                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "sec. 27"                                                                                                            
    Insert "sec. 28"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "sec. 18"                                                                                                            
    Insert "sec. 19"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "sec. 18"                                                                                                            
    Insert "sec. 19"                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 74. Section 69 of this Act is repealed December 31, 2015."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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   Delete "Sections 1 - 18, 21, 27 - 31, 33, 34, 42, 44, and 60 - 71"                                                          
   Insert "Sections 2 - 19, 22, 28 - 32, 34, 35, 43, 45, and 61 - 73"                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "Section 43"                                                                                                         
    Insert "Section 44"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete "secs. 72 and 73"                                                                                                    
    Insert "secs. 75 and 76"                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 7 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Feige objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 7 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 138(FIN)                                                                                                               
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 7                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  29   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Drummond, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Josephson,                                                                        
Kawasaki, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, Tarr, Tuck                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Edgmon, Feige, Foster, Gattis,                                                            
Hawker, Herron, Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Keller,                                                             
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt,                                                                    
Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Thompson, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stoltze                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 7 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                                                
CSSB 138(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 138(FIN) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                                                   
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that the House would stand at ease until 9:00 p.m.;                                                          
and so, the House stood at ease at 8:33 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                              AFTER AT EASE                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 9:34 p.m.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would revert to:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 71                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

2014-04-19                     House Journal                      Page 2654
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 71(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the fishery resource landing tax."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 71(FIN)                                                                                 
    "An Act relating to the fishery resource landing tax and cost                                                               
    recovery fisheries; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    (HCR 31 - title change resolution)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Stoltze and Austerman, Co-                                                             
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Gara, Holmes, Thompson, Munoz, Edgmon, Costello,                                                                  
Austerman                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Guttenberg, Neuman, T. Wilson, Stoltze                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 71(FIN):                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
4.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 71(FIN) is on today's calendar.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 140                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 140(FIN)                                                                                             
    "An Act creating the Arctic infrastructure development program                                                              
    and fund in the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                    
    Authority; and relating to dividends from the Alaska Industrial                                                             
    Development and Export Authority."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 140(FIN)                                                                                
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representatives Stoltze and Austerman, Co-                                                             
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (10):  Guttenberg, Holmes, Thompson, Munoz, Gara,                                                                       
Edgmon, T. Wilson, Costello, Stoltze, Austerman                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Neuman                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 140(FIN):                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
1. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 140(FIN) was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on                                                              
the calendar.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 218                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 218(FIN)                                                                                             
    "An Act relating to financing; relating to the Alaska Municipal                                                             
    Bond Bank Authority; authorizing the University of Alaska to                                                                
    issue bonds to finance the design, construction, acquisition, and                                                           
    equipping costs of the University of Alaska Fairbanks heat and                                                              
    power plant; authorizing the University of Alaska to borrow                                                                 
    money from the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority to                                                                      
    finance the design, construction, acquisition, and equipping costs                                                          
    of the University of Alaska Fairbanks heat and power plant; and                                                             
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 218(FIN)                                                                                
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Stoltze and Austerman, Co-                                                             
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Guttenberg, Thompson, T. Wilson                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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No recommendation (8):  Holmes, Edgmon, Munoz, Neuman, Gara,                                                                    
Costello, Stoltze, Austerman                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 218(FIN):                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, University of Alaska                                                                                                
4.  Fiscal, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 218(FIN) is on today's calendar.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would advance                                                             
to:                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                          
                               (continued)                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 71                                                                                                                         
The following, which was on the calendar pending a report from the                                                              
Finance Committee (page 2626), was read the second time:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 71(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the fishery resource landing tax."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT HCS(FIN) NT 7DP 4NR                                        2653                                                        
 FN3: ZERO(CED)                                                     2654                                                        
 FN4: INDETERMINATE(REV)                                            2654                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 71(FIN)                                                                                 
    "An Act relating to the fishery resource landing tax and cost                                                               
    recovery fisheries; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    (HCR 31 - title change resolution)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                                                
CSSB 71(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                                
and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 71(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representatives Millett and LeDoux moved and asked unanimous                                                                    
consent that they be allowed to abstain from voting because of a                                                                
conflict of interest.  Objection was heard, and the members were                                                                
required to vote.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCS CSSB 71(FIN) pass the House?"                                                                   
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 71(FIN)                                                                                                                
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  40   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCS CSSB 71(FIN) 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 71(FIN) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                        SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCR 31                                                                                                                        
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following by the House Finance Committee be taken up as a Special                                                               
Order of Business:                                                                                                              

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    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 31                                                                                          
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 71,                                                                
    relating to the fishery resource landing tax.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCR 31 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 31                                                                                                                          
Special Order of Business                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  40   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Austerman, Chenault, Costello, Drummond, Edgmon, Feige,                                                                  
Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                    
Higgins, Holmes, Hughes, Isaacson, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Keller, Kito III, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stoltze,                                                              
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, P.Wilson, T.Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCR 31 passed the House and was referred to the Chief Clerk                                                             
for engrossment.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                          
                               (continued)                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 218                                                                                                                        
The following, which was on the calendar pending a report from the                                                              
Finance Committee (page 2636), was read the second time:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 218(FIN)                                                                                             
    "An Act relating to financing; relating to the Alaska Municipal                                                             
    Bond Bank Authority; authorizing the University of Alaska to                                                                
    issue bonds to finance the design, construction, acquisition, and                                                           
    equipping costs of the University of Alaska Fairbanks heat and                                                              
    power plant; authorizing the University of Alaska to borrow                                                                 
    money from the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority to                                                                      
    finance the design, construction, acquisition, and equipping costs                                                          

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    of the University of Alaska Fairbanks heat and power plant; and                                                             
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                   Journal Page                                                        
                                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT HCS(FIN) 3DP 8NR                                           2655                                                        
 FN1: (UA)                                                          2656                                                        
 FN4: (REV)                                                         2656                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 218(FIN)                                                                                
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                                                
CSSB 218(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 218(FIN) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                                                   
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                   SECOND READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                       
                               (continued)                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HCR 28                                                                                                                        
The following, which was moved to the bottom of the calendar (page                                                              
2637), will be held to tomorrow's calendar:                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 28                                                                                          
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 138,                                                               
    relating to the purposes, powers, and duties of the Alaska Gasline                                                          
    Development Corporation; relating to an in-state natural gas                                                                
    pipeline, an Alaska liquefied natural gas project, and associated                                                           

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    funds; requiring state agencies and other entities to expedite                                                              
    reviews and actions related to natural gas pipelines and projects;                                                          
    relating to the authorities and duties of the commissioner of                                                               
    natural resources relating to a North Slope natural gas project, oil                                                        
    and gas and gas only leases, and royalty gas and other gas                                                                  
    received by the state including gas received as payment for the                                                             
    production tax on gas; relating to the tax on oil and gas                                                                   
    production, on oil production, and on gas production; relating to                                                           
    the duties of the commissioner of revenue relating to a North                                                               
    Slope natural gas project and gas received as payment for tax;                                                              
    relating to confidential information and public record status of                                                            
    information provided to or in the custody of the Department of                                                              
    Natural Resources and the Department of Revenue; relating to                                                                
    apportionment factors of the Alaska Net Income Tax Act;                                                                     
    amending the definition of gross value at the "point of production"                                                         
    for gas for purposes of the oil and gas production tax; clarifying                                                          
    that the exploration incentive credit, the oil or gas producer                                                              
    education credit, and the film production tax credit may not be                                                             
    taken against the gas production tax paid in gas; relating to the oil                                                       
    or gas producer education credit; requesting the governor to                                                                
    establish an interim advisory board to advise the governor on                                                               
    municipal involvement in a North Slope natural gas project;                                                                 
    relating to the development of a plan by the Alaska Energy                                                                  
    Authority for developing infrastructure to deliver affordable                                                               
    energy to areas of the state that will not have direct access to a                                                          
    North Slope natural gas pipeline and a recommendation of a                                                                  
    funding source for energy infrastructure development; establishing                                                          
    the Alaska affordable energy fund; requiring the commissioner of                                                            
    revenue to develop a plan and suggest legislation for                                                                       
    municipalities, regional corporations, and residents of the state to                                                        
    acquire ownership interests in a North Slope natural gas pipeline                                                           
    project; and making conforming amendments.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 129                                                                                                                        
Representative Feige moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                     
reconsideration (page 2591) of the following be held one legislative                                                            
day:                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 129(FIN)                                                                                             
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Certified                                                            
    Real Estate Appraisers; relating to real estate appraisers; and                                                             
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 71                                                                                                                         
Representative Millett added her name as cross sponsor to:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 71(FIN)                                                                                 
    "An Act relating to the fishery resource landing tax and cost                                                               
    recovery fisheries; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 74                                                                                                                         
Representative Josephson added his name as cross sponsor to:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 74                                                                                                          
    "An Act creating the University of Alaska building fund for the                                                             
    payment by the University of Alaska of the costs of use,                                                                    
    management, operation, maintenance, and depreciation of space in                                                            
    buildings; and authorizing the Board of Regents of the University                                                           
    of Alaska to designate buildings for which the fund is to be used."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 99                                                                                                                         
Representatives Kito III and Kreiss-Tomkins added their names as                                                                
cross sponsors to:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 99(L&C)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                            
    Authority revolving fund; limiting the use of the Alaska Industrial                                                         
    Development and Export Authority sustainable energy                                                                         
    transmission and supply development fund for certain loans and                                                              
    loan guarantees and allowing the development fund to be used as                                                             
    security for a bond guarantee; amending the definition of                                                                   
    'qualified energy development'; and authorizing the Alaska                                                                  
    Industrial Development and Export Authority to issue bonds to                                                               
    finance the infrastructure and construction costs of the Bokan-                                                             
    Dotson Ridge rare earth element project and the Niblack project."                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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SB 183                                                                                                                        
Representatives Millett, Josephson, Gara, Drummond, and Isaacson                                                                
added their names as cross sponsors to:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 183                                                                                                         
    "An Act extending the termination date of the emerging energy                                                               
    technology fund and grant program."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 187                                                                                                                        
Representative LeDoux added her name as cross sponsor to:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 187(JUD)                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the crime of misconduct involving confidential                                                          
    information in the first degree; amending Rule 16, Alaska Rules                                                             
    of Criminal Procedure; amending Rule 8, Alaska Child in Need of                                                             
    Aid Rules; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 195                                                                                                                        
Representatives Costello, Saddler, Millett, and Josephson added their                                                           
names as cross sponsors to:                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 195(FIN)                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the membership and authority of the Alaska                                                              
    Commission on Postsecondary Education; relating to the Alaska                                                               
    Student Loan Corporation; relating to teacher education loans;                                                              
    relating to interest on and consolidation of postsecondary                                                                  
    education loans; relating to Alaska supplemental education loans;                                                           
    relating to AlaskAdvantage grants; relating to the Alaska family                                                            
    education loan program; relating to postsecondary educational                                                               
    institutions; and providing for an effective date."                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 106                                                                                                                        
Reconsideration of the following was not taken up on this legislative                                                           
day.  It was signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and returned to the                                                          
Senate:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 106(STA)                                                                                             
    "An Act providing for certain individuals who have erected a                                                                
    building on land leased from the state to receive a preference right                                                        
    to purchase certain state land without competitive bid."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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                               ENGROSSMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCR 31                                                                                                                        
HCR 31 was engrossed and signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 71                                                                                                                         
HCS CSSB 71(FIN) was engrossed and signed by the Speaker and                                                                    
Chief Clerk.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 187                                                                                                                        
HCS CSSB 187(JUD) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 193                                                                                                                        
HCS SB 193(FIN) 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.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
With appointment of the Conference Committee on the operating                                                                   
budget, Rule 23(d) of the Uniform Rules is in effect as of April 8,                                                             
2014.  Submit written notice of a meeting by 4:00 p.m. to the Chief                                                             
Clerk's office for publication in the next day's committee schedule.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                               ADJOURNMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
House adjourn until 3:00 p.m., April 20, 2014.  There being no                                                                  
objection, the House adjourned at 9:55 p.m.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                             Suzi Lowell                                                                        
                                             Chief Clerk