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2016-04-17 House Journal

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2016-04-17                     House Journal                      Page 2455
SB 24                                                                                                                         
Representative Wilson brought up reconsideration of the vote on                                                                 
CSSB 24(JUD) am H (page 2423).                                                                                                  
The following was before the House in third reading:                                                                            
      CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 24(JUD) am H                                                                                       
      "An Act relating to the applicability of the Legislative Ethics Act                                                       
      to legislative interns, legislative volunteers, legislative                                                               
      consultants, legislative independent contractors, sole                                                                    
      proprietorships, and other legal entities; and excluding contractors                                                      
      and persons who work for contractors from participating in certain                                                        
      benefit plans provided by the state, certain political subdivisions,                                                      
      or certain public organizations based on performing fee-based or                                                          
      contract services."                                                                                                       
Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
CSSB 24(JUD) am H be returned to second reading for the specific                                                                
purpose of considering Amendment No. 2 [Amendment to                                                                            

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Amendment No. 1].  Adoption of Amendment No. 1 was rescinded.                                                                   
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
Amendment to Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives                                                                     
Wilson and Gara:                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 17 of the amendment:                                                                                               
      Delete the quotation mark.                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 17 of the amendment:                                                                                     
      Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                        
"* Sec. 9. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                            
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
      SEVERABILITY. If a final decision by a court of competent                                                                 
jurisdiction finds that this Act violates the state constitutional                                                              
requirement under art. II, sec. 13, Constitution of the State of Alaska,                                                        
requiring that every bill shall be confined to one subject, then                                                                
AS 39.35.605, enacted by sec. 4 of this Act, AS 39.35.956, enacted by                                                           
sec. 5 of this Act, AS 39.35.990(16), as amended by sec. 6 of this Act,                                                         
AS 39.35.990(17), as amended by sec. 7 of this Act, and sec. 8 of this                                                          
Act are severed from this Act and the remainder of this Act and the                                                             
application to other persons or circumstances are not affected."                                                                
Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment to Amendment No. 1 be adopted.  There being no                                                                        
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
There being no objection, Amendment No. 1 as amended was adopted.                                                               
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSSB 24(JUD) am H pass the                                                             
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
CSSB 24(JUD) am H                                                                                                               
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                
Gattis, Guttenberg, Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Keller, Kito,                                                           

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LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                                    
Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                   
Nays:  Kawasaki, Olson                                                                                                          
Excused:  Hawker                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                         
And so, CSSB 24(JUD) am H passed the House on reconsideration                                                                   
and was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.