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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE - FIRST SESSION                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                 Wednesday                 April 15, 2015                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                            Eighty-sixth Day                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Chenault at 10:38 a.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 40 members present.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Representative                                                                      
Gruenberg.  Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous                                                                     
consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no                                                           
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    With the deepest respect for the religious beliefs of all                                                                   
    Alaskans, I offer the following prayer.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    Grant us peace, Thy most precious gift, O Thou eternal source                                                               
    of peace, and enable our country to be its messenger unto the                                                               
    peoples of the earth.  Bless our country that it may ever be a                                                              
    stronghold of peace, and its advocate in the council of                                                                     
    nations.  May contentment reign within its borders, health and                                                              
    happiness within its homes.  Strengthen the bonds of                                                                        
    friendship and fellowship among the inhabitants of all lands.                                                               
    Plant virtue in every soul, and may the love of Thy name                                                                    
    hallow every home and every heart.  Praised be Thou, Giver                                                                  
    of peace.  And let us say together: Amen.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Colver.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
journal for the 85th legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                            
Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
A letter dated April 14, 2015, was read stating the Governor                                                                    
withdraws the following name from legislative confirmation of                                                                   
appointment to the position noted, which had been referred to the                                                               
Education Committee (page 254):                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Board of Education and Early Development                                                                                      
    Esther Cox - Anchorage                                                                                                      
    Appointed:  3/1/2010                                                                                                        
           Reappointed:  3/1/2015    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HCR 3                                                                                                                         
A message dated April 14, 2015, was read stating the Senate passed:                                                             
                                                                                                                                
             CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3(RLS)                                                                     
    Urging the governor and the attorney general to pursue all legal                                                            
    and legislative options to open the coastal plain of the Arctic                                                             
    National Wildlife Refuge and areas of the Chukchi and Beaufort                                                              
     Seas to oil and gas exploration, development, and production.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
with the following amendment, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT                                                                                       
    RESOLUTION NO. 3(JUD) am S                                                                                                  
    Urging the governor and the attorney general to pursue all legal                                                            
    and legislative options to open the coastal plain of the Arctic                                                             
    National Wildlife Refuge and areas of the Chukchi and Beaufort                                                              
    Seas to oil and gas exploration, development, and production; and                                                           
    urging the governor and the Legislative Budget and Audit                                                                    
    Committee to work with the United States Congress to enact                                                                  
    measures necessary to prevent President Barack Obama and                                                                    

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    federal agencies from implementing regulations that place                                                                   
    landscape characteristic restrictions on the Arctic National                                                                
    Wildlife Refuge that are equivalent to the restrictions placed on                                                           
    land given a wilderness designation.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHCR 3(RLS) is under Unfinished Business.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 5                                                                                                                          
A message dated April 14, 2015, was read stating the Senate passed:                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 5                                                                                                            
    "An Act relating to the persons who may be appointed                                                                        
    conservators of a protected person."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
with the following amendment, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 5(JUD)                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to the persons who may be appointed guardians                                                              
    of incapacitated persons or conservators of protected persons."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    (SCR 11 - title change resolution)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 5 is under Unfinished Business.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
A message dated April 14, 2015, was read stating the Senate passed                                                              
the following, and they are transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                         OF SENATE RESOLUTIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCR 11                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 by Senator                                                                                  
MCGUIRE:                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 5,                                                                  
    relating to the persons who may be appointed conservators of a                                                              
    protected person.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time.                                                                                                        

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                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 70                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 70(FIN) by the Senate Finance                                                                            
Committee, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to exceptions from designation as a special                                                                
    purpose site under art. VIII, sec. 7 of the Constitution of the State                                                       
    of Alaska for portions of Denali State Park, Captain Cook State                                                             
    Recreation Area, Nancy Lake State Recreation Area, and Willow                                                               
    Creek State Recreation Area to allow leasing a right-of-way for a                                                           
    natural gas pipeline."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 27                                                                                                                         
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 27                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Health and                                                              
    Social Services; relating to hearings on and plans for permanent                                                            
    placement of a child in need of aid; relating to school placement                                                           
    and transportation for children in foster care; relating to foster care                                                     
    transition programs; relating to emergency and temporary                                                                    
    placement of a child in need of aid; relating to the confidentiality                                                        
    of information regarding child protection; and amending Rule                                                                
    17.2, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules of Procedure."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                                
    27(JUD)                                                                                                                     
    "An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Health and                                                              
    Social Services; relating to hearings on and plans for permanent                                                            
    placement of a child in need of aid; relating to school placement                                                           
    and transportation for children in foster care; relating to foster care                                                     

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    transition programs; relating to emergency and temporary                                                                    
    placement of a child in need of aid; relating to transitional living                                                        
    arrangements for children in foster care; and amending Rule 17.2,                                                           
    Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules of Procedure."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative LeDoux, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Claman, Lynn, Foster, Gruenberg, LeDoux                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Keller                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSSSHB 27(JUD):                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SSHB 27 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 80                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 80                                                                                                           
    "An Act repealing the requirement for secondary students to take                                                            
    college and career readiness assessments."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Thompson, Co-chair, with                                                                
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Pruitt, Wilson, Gattis, Edgmon, Thompson                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Guttenberg, Munoz, Gara, Saddler                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Kawasaki                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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HB 80 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 105                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 105                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the programs and bonds of the Alaska                                                                    
    Industrial Development and Export Authority; related to the                                                                 
    financing authorization through the Alaska Industrial                                                                       
    Development and Export Authority of a liquefied natural gas                                                                 
    production plant and natural gas energy projects and distribution                                                           
    systems in the state; amending and repealing bond authorizations                                                            
    granted to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                     
    Authority; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 105(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the programs and bonds of the Alaska                                                                    
    Industrial Development and Export Authority; relating to the                                                                
    Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority sustainable                                                              
    energy transmission and supply development fund; requiring the                                                              
    Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to deliver to                                                            
    the legislature reports relating to the Interior energy project;                                                            
    relating to the financing authorization through the Alaska                                                                  
    Industrial Development and Export Authority of a liquefied                                                                  
    natural gas production plant and natural gas energy projects and                                                            
    distribution systems in the state; amending and repealing bond                                                              
    authorizations granted to the Alaska Industrial Development and                                                             
    Export Authority; authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development                                                             
    and Export Authority to issue bonds to finance the infrastructure                                                           
    and construction costs of the Sweetheart Lake hydroelectric                                                                 
    project; authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                           
    Authority to issue bonds to finance the infrastructure and                                                                  
    construction costs of rebuilding transmission between the Hope                                                              
    substation and Portage, rebuilding transmission between                                                                     
    Powerline Pass to Indian, and the Eklutna hydroelectric                                                                     
    transmission system upgrade project; relating to legislative                                                                

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    approval for loans from the power project fund to the City of King                                                          
    Cove; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Thompson, Co-chair, with                                                                
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Munoz, Edgmon, Kawasaki, Gara, Wilson, Guttenberg,                                                                
Thompson                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Gattis, Pruitt, Saddler                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 105(FIN):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 105 is on today's first supplemental calendar.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 5                                                                                                                          
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 5                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to loss of income and valuing property for orders                                                          
    of restitution."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative LeDoux, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Claman, Lynn, Keller, LeDoux                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Gruenberg                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
3.  Zero, Dept. of Law                                                                                                          
4.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 5 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                   
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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                     REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The House Special Committee on Fisheries reviewed the qualifications                                                            
of the following and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a                                                              
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                            Donald L. Stiles                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Fishermen's Fund Advisory & Appeals Council.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                             Benjamin Brown                                                                                    
                             Verne Rupright                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair; and                                                                      
Representatives Johnson, Ortiz, Foster, and Herron.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SJR 13                                                                                                                        
The Conference Committee considering CSSJR 13(RES) am H and                                                                     
CSSJR 13(RES) recommends the following be adopted:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(RES)                                                                                  
    Supporting oil and gas exploration and development on the outer                                                             
    continental shelf offshore of the state; opposing attempts to                                                               
    prohibit future oil and gas development in the Beaufort and the                                                             
    Chukchi Seas, including the Hanna Shoal area; and requesting that                                                           
    the federal Administration cease and desist from restrictions that                                                          
    adversely affect active or future leases in high petroleum potential                                                        
    areas in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, including the Hanna                                                                 
    Shoal area.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Millett (Chair), Talerico,                                                             
Gruenberg; and Senators Coghill (Chair), Giessel.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report is under Unfinished Business.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - James Fields, 2015 2A Coach of the Year                                                                              
By Representatives Colver, Talerico; Senators Dunleavy, Bishop                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kaleena Pysher                                                                                                       
By Representatives Tuck, Millett                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Ed Conway                                                                                                            
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Abe Aulbach                                                                                                          
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - East High School Softball Team, 2014 Alaska State                                                                    
Champions                                                                                                                       
By Representative Pruitt; Senator Giessel                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jualani "Nani" Ostrom                                                                                                
By Senators Meyer, Egan                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Joyce Anderson                                                                                                       
By Senator Gardner; Representative Tuck                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Filipino Community of Anchorage, Alaska Inc., 50th                                                                   
Annual Founders Day Banquet and Ball                                                                                            
By Senator Meyer; Representative LeDoux                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Helen Mary "Kiksiuq" Pootoogooluk                                                                                 
By Representative Foster; Senator Olson                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Merta S. Kiffer                                                                                                   
By Representative Ortiz; Senator Stedman                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Harlena Warford                                                                                                   
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Cheryl Jean Evan                                                                                                  
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Gregory Mark Killinger                                                                                            
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Agnes Johnson                                                                                                     
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 19                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 19(CRA)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to road service area boundary changes."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 CRA RPT 4DP 3NR                                                     680                                                        
 FN1: ZERO(DOT)                                                      681                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
CSSB 19(CRA) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                                
and placed on final passage.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 19(CRA) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 33                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 33                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to remittance of tire fees; and providing for an                                                           
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT HCS(FIN) 7DP 1NR                                            890                                                        
 FN2: (REV)                                                          891                                                        

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Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 33(FIN)                                                                                        
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                                               
SB 33(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                              
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 33(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCS SB 33(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 33(FIN)                                                                                                                  
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  40   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                
Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Hughes, Johnson,                                                                 
Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                                
Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Reinbold,                                                                 
Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck,                                                                
Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCS SB 33(FIN) passed the House.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett 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 33(FIN) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 137                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 14,                                                           
2015, calendar (page 924), was read the third time:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 137(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act raising certain fees related to sport fishing, hunting, and                                                         
    trapping; relating to the fish and game fund; providing for the                                                             
    repeal of the sport fishing surcharge and sport fishing facility                                                            
    revenue bonds; replacing the permanent sport fishing, hunting, or                                                           
    trapping identification card for certain residents with an                                                                  
    identification card valid for three years; relating to fish and game                                                        
    conservation decals; raising the age of eligibility for a sport                                                             
    fishing, hunting, or trapping license exemption for state residents;                                                        
    raising the age at which a state resident is required to obtain a                                                           
    license for sport fishing, hunting, or trapping; and providing for an                                                       
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gruenberg moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
CSHB 137(FIN) be returned to second reading for the specific purpose                                                            
of considering Amendment No. 1.  There being no objection, it was so                                                            
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHB 137(FIN) would be                                                              
returned to second reading for all amendments.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered  by Representatives Gruenberg,                                                                       
Talerico, and Millett:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 10, line 21, following "physical":                                                                                         
 Insert "or developmental"                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Page 11, line 4, following "physical"                                                                                           
 Insert "or developmental"                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gruenberg moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                                                           
Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered  by Representative Ortiz:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 8, line 29:                                                                                                                
    Delete "15 [10]"                                                                                                        
    Insert "10"                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Ortiz moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                     
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Colver objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 137(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  9   NAYS:  30   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Gara, Guttenberg, Josephson,                                                                           
Kreiss-Tomkins, Ortiz, Tarr, Tuck                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Colver, Edgmon, Foster, Gattis, Hawker, Herron,                                                                
Hughes, Johnson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett,                                                                 
Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                                
Stutes, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Gruenberg                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 137(FIN) am was automatically in third reading.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 3 (title amendment) was offered by Representatives                                                                
Gruenberg and Talerico:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 5, following "three years;"                                                                                      
 Insert "relating to hunting and fishing by proxy;"                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Gruenberg moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.  There being no objection, it was so                                                                
ordered, and the new title follows:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 137(FIN) am                                                                                           
    "An Act raising certain fees related to sport fishing, hunting, and                                                         
    trapping; relating to the fish and game fund; providing for the                                                             
    repeal of the sport fishing surcharge and sport fishing facility                                                            
    revenue bonds; replacing the permanent sport fishing, hunting, or                                                           
    trapping identification card for certain residents with an                                                                  
    identification card valid for three years; relating to hunting and                                                          
    fishing by proxy; relating to fish and game conservation decals;                                                            
    raising the age of eligibility for a sport fishing, hunting, or                                                             
    trapping license exemption for state residents; raising the age at                                                          
    which a state resident is required to obtain a license for sport                                                            
    fishing, hunting, or trapping; and providing for an effective date."                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representatives Gruenberg and Lynn 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 Speaker stated that many members may have a perceived conflict                                                              
of interest and ruled that all members were required to vote.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 137(FIN) am pass the House?"  The                                                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 137(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Colver, Edgmon, Foster, Gattis, Gruenberg,                                                             
Hawker, Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                  
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt,                                                                    
Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton,                                                            
Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Nays:  Drummond, Gara, Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Ortiz,                                                                  
Tuck                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 137(FIN) am passed the House.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                         
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following letter of intent for CSHB 137(FIN) am was offered by                                                              
Representative Colver:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
"It is the intent of the Alaska State Legislature that the increase in                                                          
nonresident harvest permit fees for Dall sheep are to be used for                                                               
management of the resource, which has seen a long-term statewide                                                                
population decline.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The legislature intends that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game                                                             
perform research to address declining populations of Dall sheep and                                                             
make recommendations to the Board of Game to implement                                                                          
conservation measures for Dall sheep."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Colver moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
House adopt the letter of intent.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kito objected.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House adopt the letter of intent?"  The                                                         
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 137(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Letter of Intent                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  20   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Colver, Foster, Herron, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller,                                                           
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Nageak, Neuman, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                               
Seaton, Talerico, Thompson, Vazquez, Wool                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg,                                                                       
Guttenberg, Hawker, Hughes, Johnson, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, Munoz,                                                               
Olson, Ortiz, Stutes, Tarr, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Neuman changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
And so, the letter of intent was not adopted.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                               
CSHB 137(FIN) am.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
reconsideration of CSHB 137(FIN) am be taken up on the same day.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                                               
the motion. There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara withdrew his notice of reconsideration of the vote                                                          
on CSHB 137(FIN) am.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 137(FIN) am was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 176                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 14,                                                           
2015, calendar (page 925), was read the third time:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 176(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act repealing state employee salary schedule increases; and                                                             
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Keller moved and asked unanimous consent that he be                                                              
allowed to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.                                                               
Objection was heard, and Representative Keller was required to vote.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that the House would stand at ease until 1:15 p.m.;                                                          
and so, the House stood at ease at 12:44 p.m.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                             AFTER AT EASE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 1:40 p.m.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                              (continued)                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 176                                                                                                                        
CSHB 176(FIN) was before the House in third reading.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 176(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 176(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  21   NAYS:  19   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Colver, Gattis, Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Lynn,                                                                 
Millett, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                              
Stutes, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Vazquez, Wilson                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gruenberg,                                                                       
Guttenberg, Hawker, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito,                                                                          
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Munoz, Ortiz, Tarr, Tuck, Wool                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 176(FIN) passed the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved the effective date clause.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?"  The                                                         
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 176(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  27   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Colver, Edgmon, Foster, Gattis, Hawker, Herron,                                                                
Hughes, Johnson, Keller, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak,                                                                  
Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico,                                                             
Thompson, Tilton, Vazquez, Wilson                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Josephson,                                                                
Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, Ortiz, Tarr, Tuck, Wool                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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And so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                            
CSHB 176(FIN).                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                         LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett 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 - Marianne Mahon                                                                                                       
By Representatives Gara, Drummond, Chenault, Claman, Colver,                                                                    
Edgmon, Foster, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                  
Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                             
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                             
Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck,                                                                
Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - House Sergeant-At-Arms, House Assistant Sergeant-At-                                                                 
Arms, House Pages                                                                                                               
By Representatives Johnson, Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond,                                                                 
Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                                    
Herron, Hughes, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                              
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                             
Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton,                                                            
Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Fairbanks Thai Restaurants                                                                                           
By Representatives Kawasaki, Wool, Chenault, Claman, Colver,                                                                    
Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                                                  
Hawker, Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-                                                               
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson,                                                                   
Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                               
Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - 49th State Street Rodders Club                                                                                       
By Representatives Hughes, Colver, Gattis, Keller, Neuman, Tilton,                                                              
Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gruenberg,                                                                    
Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito,                                                                 

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Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Olson,                                                                    
Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                         
Vazquez, Wilson, Wool; Senators Stoltze, Dunleavy, Huggins                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dallas and Mitch Seavey                                                                                              
By Senators Dunleavy, Huggins, Stoltze; Representatives Keller,                                                                 
Hughes, Tilton, Gattis, Neuman, Colver, Chenault, Claman,                                                                       
Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                                  
Herron, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                     
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                                     
Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                              
Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Sidney C. Huntington on the Occasion of His 100th                                                                    
Birthday                                                                                                                        
By Senator Olson; Representatives Foster, Chenault, Claman, Colver,                                                             
Drummond, Edgmon, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                                  
Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-                                                             
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson,                                                                   
Ortiz, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr,                                                               
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Huslia - 2015 Iditarod Golden Clipboard Award                                                                        
By Senator Olson; Representatives Foster, Chenault, Claman, Colver,                                                             
Drummond, Edgmon, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                                  
Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-                                                             
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson,                                                                   
Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                               
Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Richard Zimmer                                                                                                    
By Representatives Claman, Gara, Chenault, Colver, Drummond,                                                                    
Edgmon, Foster, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                  
Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                             
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                             
Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck,                                                                
Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Minister Cheryl A. Forrest                                                                                        
By Representatives Gara, Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond,                                                                    
Edgmon, Foster, Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron,                                                                  

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Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                             
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                             
Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck,                                                                
Vazquez, Wilson, Wool; Senator Gardner                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Alice McKee                                                                                                       
By Senator Coghill; Representatives Wilson, Chenault, Claman,                                                                   
Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Gruenberg,                                                                      
Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                               
Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                     
Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes,                                                                  
Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wool                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Roberta Sheldon                                                                                                   
By Senators Dunleavy, Huggins, Stoltze; Representatives Keller,                                                                 
Hughes, Tilton, Gattis, Neuman, Colver, Chenault, Claman,                                                                       
Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                                  
Herron, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                     
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler,                                                            
Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson,                                                                
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                            RECONSIDERATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 123                                                                                                                        
Representative Millett brought up reconsideration of the vote on                                                                
CSHB 123(JUD) (page 919).                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following was before the House in third reading:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 123(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act establishing the Marijuana Control Board; relating to the                                                           
    powers and duties of the Marijuana Control Board; relating to the                                                           
    appointment, removal, and duties of the director of the Marijuana                                                           
    Control Board; relating to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board;                                                            
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Lynn moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
123(JUD) be returned to second reading for the specific purpose of                                                              

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considering Amendment No. 2.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered  by Representatives Lynn, Saddler,                                                                   
Johnson, Tilton, Keller, Hawker, Pruitt, Vazquez, Talerico, Hughes,                                                             
Tuck, Olson, Reinbold, Kito, Herron, and Gruenberg:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 6, following line 7:                                                                                                       
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 4. AS 17.38.100 is amended by adding a new subsection to                                                              
read:                                                                                                                           
         (i)  A marijuana establishment may not be registered under                                                             
    this chapter if a person who is an owner, officer, or agent of the                                                          
    marijuana establishment has been convicted of a felony and either                                                           
             (1)  less than five years have elapsed from the time of the                                                        
    person's conviction; or                                                                                                     
             (2)  the person is currently on probation or parole for that                                                       
    felony."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Lynn moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                                                           
Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 123(JUD) am was automatically in third reading.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 123(JUD) am pass the                                                              
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 123(JUD) am                                                                                                                
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                
Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Johnson, Josephson,                                                              

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Kawasaki, Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz,                                                                 
Nageak, Neuman, Ortiz, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes,                                                               
Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wool                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Hughes, Kito, Olson, Wilson                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 123(JUD) am passed the House on reconsideration.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 123(JUD) am was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would revert to:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 4                                                                                                                          
A message dated April 15, 2015, was read stating the Senate passed:                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 4                                                                                                            
    "An Act relating to automated external defibrillators."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 4 was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 18                                                                                                                        
A message dated April 15, 2015, was read stating the Senate passed                                                              
CSHJR 18(RES) with the following amendment, and it is transmitted                                                               
for consideration:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                                             
    18(RES)                                                                                                                     
    Urging the United States Congress to pass the Improved National                                                             
    Monument Designation Process Act.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 18(RES) is under Unfinished Business.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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SJR 13                                                                                                                        
A message dated April 15, 2015, was read stating the Senate adopted                                                             
the Conference Committee report on CSSJR 13(RES) am H and                                                                       
CSSJR 13(RES), thus adopting:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(RES)                                                                                  
    Supporting oil and gas exploration and development on the outer                                                             
    continental shelf offshore of the state; opposing attempts to                                                               
    prohibit future oil and gas development in the Beaufort and the                                                             
    Chukchi Seas, including the Hanna Shoal area; and requesting that                                                           
    the federal Administration cease and desist from restrictions that                                                          
    adversely affect active or future leases in high petroleum potential                                                        
    areas in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, including the Hanna                                                                 
    Shoal area.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The report is under Unfinished Business.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
A message dated April 15, 2015, was read stating the Senate passed                                                              
the following, and they are transmitted for consideration:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 15                                                                                                                         
SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL NO. 15 by Senator                                                                            
COGHILL, entitled:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the tax on policy year premiums for life                                                                
    insurance policies."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce                                                                    
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB 34                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 34(FIN) by the Senate Finance                                                                            
Committee, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to investment of the power cost equalization                                                               
    endowment fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                CONSIDERATION OF THE FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL                                                                      
                                CALENDAR                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House adopt the following First Supplemental Calendar:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 105-AIDEA: BONDS;PROGRAMS;LOANS;LNG PROJECT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 105                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 105                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the programs and bonds of the Alaska                                                                    
    Industrial Development and Export Authority; related to the                                                                 
    financing authorization through the Alaska Industrial                                                                       
    Development and Export Authority of a liquefied natural gas                                                                 
    production plant and natural gas energy projects and distribution                                                           
    systems in the state; amending and repealing bond authorizations                                                            
    granted to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                                     
    Authority; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 ENE RPT CS(ENE) 7DP                                                 308                                                        
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                      309                                                        
 RES RPT CS(RES) NT 4DP 2NR 3AM                                      821                                                        
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                      822                                                        
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 7DP 3NR                                          938                                                        
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                      939                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 105(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the programs and bonds of the Alaska                                                                    
    Industrial Development and Export Authority; relating to the                                                                
    Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority sustainable                                                              
    energy transmission and supply development fund; requiring the                                                              
    Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to deliver to                                                            
    the legislature reports relating to the Interior energy project;                                                            
    relating to the financing authorization through the Alaska                                                                  
    Industrial Development and Export Authority of a liquefied                                                                  
    natural gas production plant and natural gas energy projects and                                                            
    distribution systems in the state; amending and repealing bond                                                              
    authorizations granted to the Alaska Industrial Development and                                                             
    Export Authority; authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development                                                             
    and Export Authority to issue bonds to finance the infrastructure                                                           
    and construction costs of the Sweetheart Lake hydroelectric                                                                 
    project; authorizing the Alaska Industrial Development and Export                                                           
    Authority to issue bonds to finance the infrastructure and                                                                  
    construction costs of rebuilding transmission between the Hope                                                              
    substation and Portage, rebuilding transmission between                                                                     
    Powerline Pass to Indian, and the Eklutna hydroelectric                                                                     
    transmission system upgrade project; relating to legislative                                                                
    approval for loans from the power project fund to the City of King                                                          
    Cove; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
CSHB 105(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 105(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 105(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 105(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  37   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Gara, Gattis,                                                                
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Hughes, Johnson,                                                                         
Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                                
Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Ortiz, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                               
Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Olson, Vazquez                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Foster                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 105(FIN) passed the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 105(FIN) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would revert to:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
A letter dated April 15, 2015, was read stating that, in accordance with                                                        
art. III, sec. 26, Constitution of the State of Alaska [and                                                                     
AS 39.05.080], the Governor submits the following name for                                                                      
legislative confirmation of appointment to the position noted.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Education Committee:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Board of Education and Early Development                                                                                      
    John T. Harmon - Palmer                                                                                                   
            Appointed:  4/15/2015    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
A resume for the appointment is on file in the Chief Clerk's office.                                                            
#                                                                                                                               
The House advanced to:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SJR 13                                                                                                                        
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House consider the Conference Committee report (page 940) on                                                                    
CSSJR 13(RES) am H and CSSJR 13(RES).  There being no                                                                           
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved that the House adopt the Conference                                                                
Committee report, thus adopting the following:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13(RES)                                                                                  
    Supporting oil and gas exploration and development on the outer                                                             
    continental shelf offshore of the state; opposing attempts to                                                               
    prohibit future oil and gas development in the Beaufort and the                                                             
    Chukchi Seas, including the Hanna Shoal area; and requesting that                                                           
    the federal Administration cease and desist from restrictions that                                                          
    adversely affect active or future leases in high petroleum potential                                                        
    areas in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, including the Hanna                                                                 
    Shoal area.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House adopt the report?" The roll was                                                           
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CSSJR 13(RES)                                                                                                                   
Adopt Conference Committee Report                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  23   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Colver, Edgmon, Foster, Gattis, Hawker, Herron,                                                                
Hughes, Johnson, Keller, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak,                                                                  
Olson, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tilton, Vazquez                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Gara, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Josephson,                                                                
Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, Ortiz, Tarr, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Neuman, Reinbold, Thompson                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House adopted CSSJR 13(RES).                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Senate adopted the Conference Committee report (page 955).                                                                  

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                      CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENTS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCR 3                                                                                                                         
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House consider the Senate message (page 934) on the following:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
             CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3(RLS)                                                                     
    Urging the governor and the attorney general to pursue all legal                                                            
    and legislative options to open the coastal plain of the Arctic                                                             
    National Wildlife Refuge and areas of the Chukchi and Beaufort                                                              
     Seas to oil and gas exploration, development, and production.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT                                                                                       
    RESOLUTION NO. 3(JUD) am S                                                                                                  
    Urging the governor and the attorney general to pursue all legal                                                            
    and legislative options to open the coastal plain of the Arctic                                                             
    National Wildlife Refuge and areas of the Chukchi and Beaufort                                                              
    Seas to oil and gas exploration, development, and production; and                                                           
    urging the governor and the Legislative Budget and Audit                                                                    
    Committee to work with the United States Congress to enact                                                                  
    measures necessary to prevent President Barack Obama and                                                                    
    federal agencies from implementing regulations that place                                                                   
    landscape characteristic restrictions on the Arctic National                                                                
    Wildlife Refuge that are equivalent to the restrictions placed on                                                           
    land given a wilderness designation.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved that the House concur in the Senate                                                                
amendment to CSHCR 3(RLS), thus adopting SCS CSHCR 3(JUD)                                                                       
am S, and recommended that the members vote yes.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House concur in the Senate                                                                      
amendment to CSHCR 3(RLS)?"  The roll was taken with the                                                                        
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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SCS CSHCR 3(JUD) am S                                                                                                           
Concur                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  37   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  3                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                
Gattis, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Hughes, Johnson,                                                                 
Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                                
Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes,                                                          
Talerico, Tarr, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Neuman, Reinbold, Thompson                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House concurred in the Senate amendment.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHCR 3(JUD) am S was referred to the Chief Clerk for                                                                       
enrollment.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 5                                                                                                                          
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House consider the Senate message (page 935) on the following:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 5                                                                                                            
    "An Act relating to the persons who may be appointed                                                                        
    conservators of a protected person."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 5(JUD)                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to the persons who may be appointed guardians                                                              
    of incapacitated persons or conservators of protected persons."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    (SCR 11 - title change resolution)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved that the House concur in the Senate                                                                
amendment to HB 5, thus adopting SCS HB 5(JUD), and                                                                             
recommended that the members vote yes.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall the House concur in the Senate                                                                      
amendment to HB 5?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SCS HB 5(JUD)                                                                                                                   
Concur                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  4                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gattis,                                                              
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Hughes, Johnson,                                                                         
Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                                
Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes,                                                          
Talerico, Tarr, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Gara, Neuman, Reinbold, Thompson                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House concurred in the Senate amendment.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS HB 5(JUD) was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 11                                                                                                                        
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following be taken up as a Special Order of Business:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11                                                                                         
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 5,                                                                  
    relating to the persons who may be appointed conservators of a                                                              
    protected person.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall SCR 11 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SCR 11                                                                                                                          
Special Order of Business                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  4                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gattis,                                                              
Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Hughes, Johnson,                                                                         
Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                                
Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes,                                                          
Talerico, Tarr, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Gara, Neuman, Reinbold, Thompson                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
And so, SCR 11 passed the House, was signed by the Speaker and                                                                  
Chief Clerk, and returned to the Senate.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                      CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENTS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HJR 18                                                                                                                        
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House consider the Senate message (page 954) on the following:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18(RES)                                                                                   
    Urging the United States Congress to pass the Improved National                                                             
    Monument Designation Process Act.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                                             
    18(RES)                                                                                                                     
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved that the House concur in the Senate                                                                
amendment to CSHJR 18(RES), thus adopting SCS CSHJR 18(RES),                                                                    
and recommended that the members vote yes.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House concur in the Senate                                                                      
amendment to CSHJR 18(RES)?"  The roll was taken with the                                                                       
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHJR 18(RES)                                                                                                               
Concur                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  29   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  4                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Chenault, Colver, Edgmon, Foster, Gattis, Gruenberg, Hawker,                                                             
Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                      
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler,                                                            
Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tilton, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Guttenberg, Josephson, Kito, Tarr, Tuck                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Gara, Neuman, Reinbold, Thompson                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House concurred in the Senate amendment.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHJR 18(RES) was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 137                                                                                                                        
Representative Colver moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
House rescind previous action in failing to adopt the letter of intent                                                          
(page 947) for the following:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 137(FIN) am                                                                                           
    "An Act raising certain fees related to sport fishing, hunting, and                                                         
    trapping; relating to the fish and game fund; providing for the                                                             
    repeal of the sport fishing surcharge and sport fishing facility                                                            
    revenue bonds; replacing the permanent sport fishing, hunting, or                                                           
    trapping identification card for certain residents with an                                                                  
    identification card valid for three years; relating to hunting and                                                          
    fishing by proxy; relating to fish and game conservation decals;                                                            
    raising the age of eligibility for a sport fishing, hunting, or                                                             
    trapping license exemption for state residents; raising the age at                                                          
    which a state resident is required to obtain a license for sport                                                            
    fishing, hunting, or trapping; and providing for an effective date."                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Colver moved that the House adopt the letter of intent                                                           
(page 947).                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall the House adopt the letter of intent?"  The                                                         
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 137(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Letter of Intent                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  24   NAYS:  12   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  4                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Colver, Foster, Gattis, Herron, Hughes, Johnson,                                                               
Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak,                                                              
Olson, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Talerico, Tilton, Vazquez, Wilson,                                                              
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Gruenberg, Guttenberg,                                                                         
Hawker, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, Ortiz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Gara, Neuman, Reinbold, Thompson                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House letter of intent was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HJR 18                                                                                                                        
Representatives Hughes, Herron, Gattis, Thompson, Neuman,                                                                       
Vazquez, Talerico, Saddler, LeDoux, and Colver added as cosponsors                                                              
to:                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO.                                                                             
    18(RES)                                                                                                                     
    Urging the United States Congress to pass the Improved National                                                             
    Monument Designation Process Act.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 105                                                                                                                        
CSHB 105(FIN) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 123                                                                                                                        
CSHB 123(JUD) am was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                 
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 137                                                                                                                        
CSHB 137(FIN) am was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                 
Clerk, and transmitted with a House letter of intent to the Senate for                                                          
consideration.                                                                                                                  

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SB 33                                                                                                                         
HCS SB 33(FIN) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                   
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
With appointment of the Conference Committee on the operating                                                                   
budget, Rule 23(d) of the Uniform Rules is in effect as of April 8,                                                             
2015.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following meeting today was changed:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Labor & Commerce Committee                                                                                                      
CHANGED TO:                                                    4:45 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., April 16, 2015.  There being no                                                                 
objection, the House adjourned at 4:31 p.m.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                            Suzi Lowell                                                                         
                                            Chief Clerk