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2016-02-03 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                       TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                            SECOND SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                 Wednesday             February 3, 2016                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                             Sixteenth Day                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Chenault at 10:36 a.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 39 members present.  Representative Olson had been                                                             
excused from a call of the House today.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, the Reverend Tari Stage-                                                            
Harvey of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.  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.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    Good Lord, free us from cowardice that refuses to face new                                                                  
    truth, from laziness content with half-truths, and from                                                                     
    arrogance that thinks it knows all truth.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    When we feel puny and defeated, fill us with creativity and                                                                 
    hope.  When we feel divided and bitter, guide us with                                                                       
    constructive conflict and cooperation.  When we feel isolated                                                               
    and lost, open our eyes and hearts to see the bounty around us.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    Lead us with a spirit of joy and hope trusting in compassion                                                                
    as our guide and justice as our companion.  Amen.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Gattis.                                                                      

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                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
journal for the 14th and 15th legislative days be approved as certified                                                         
by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                      MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
A Declaration of Disaster Emergency and accompanying letter dated                                                               
January 29, 2016, regarding the Bering Sea Storms were received and                                                             
are on file in the Chief Clerk's office.  The Declaration of Disaster                                                           
Emergency and letter were copied to the Finance Committee Co-chairs                                                             
and are on file in the Chief Clerk's office.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Preliminary finance plans dated January 7, 2016, and January 8, 2016,                                                           
regarding the 2015 August North Slope Borough Storm Disaster and                                                                
the 2015 Kenai Wild Fire Disaster with an accompanying letter dated                                                             
February 1, 2016, were received pursuant to AS 26.23.020.  The                                                                  
preliminary finance plans and letter were copied to the Finance                                                                 
Committee Co-chairs and are on file in the Chief Clerk's office.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amended finance plans for multiple disasters dated December 18,                                                                 
2015, and January 8, 2016, regarding the 2012 September Storm                                                                   
Disaster, the 2013 November Storm Disaster, the 2013 Kenai                                                                      
Peninsula Borough Flood Disaster, and the 2015 Sockeye Fire Disaster                                                            
with an accompanying letter dated February 1, 2016, were received                                                               
pursuant to AS 26.23.020.  The amended finance plans and letter were                                                            
copied to the Finance Committee Co-chairs and are on file in the Chief                                                          
Clerk's office.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
A letter dated February 1, 2016, was read stating that, in accordance                                                           
with Article III, Sections 25 and 26, Constitution of the State of                                                              
Alaska, the Governor submits the following name for legislative                                                                 
confirmation of appointment to the position noted.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the State Affairs Committee:                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Commissioner - Department of Corrections                                                                                      
Dean Williams                                                                                                                   
Appointed:  January 28, 2016                                                                                                    

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A letter dated February 1, 2016, was read stating that, in accordance                                                           
with Article III, Sections 26 and 27, Constitution of the State of                                                              
Alaska, the Governor submits the following names for legislative                                                                
confirmation of appointment to the positions noted.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Education Committee:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Board of Education and Early Development                                                                                      
Rebecca Himschoot - Sitka                                                                                                       
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2021                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Professional Teaching Practices Commission                                                                                    
David DeVaughn - North Pole                                                                                                     
Appointed:   3/1/2013                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2019                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Melody Mann - Wasilla                                                                                                           
Appointed:  3/1/2013                                                                                                            
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2019                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Paul Prussing - Douglas                                                                                                         
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2019                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Frances Roberts - Homer                                                                                                         
Appointed:   3/1/2013                                                                                                           
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2019                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
University of Alaska Board of Regents                                                                                         
Stacey Lucason - Anchorage                                                                                                      
Appointed:   6/1/2015    Term Expires: 5/31/2017                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Deena Paramo - Palmer                                                                                                           
Appointed:   9/9/2015    Term Expires: 2/3/2019                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the House Special Committee                                                               
on Fisheries:                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Fishermen's Fund Advisory and Appeals Council                                                                                 
Renee Alward - Homer                                                                                                            
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2021                                                                                  

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The Speaker referred the following to the House Special Committee                                                               
on Fisheries and the Resources Committee:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Board of Fisheries                                                                                                            
Israel Payton - Wasilla                                                                                                         
Appointed:  7/1/2016    Term Expires: 6/30/2019                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Robert Ruffner - Soldotna                                                                                                       
Appointed:   7/1/2016    Term Expires:  6/30/2019                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
*Robert Mumford - Anchorage                                                                                                     
Appointed:   7/1/2015    Term Expires:  6/30/2018                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
*Note: the Administration recently received notice that Mr. Mumford                                                             
will resign from the board effective March 14, 2016; following                                                                  
conclusion of the current meeting cycle.  In the interest of full                                                               
disclosure, the Governor intends to appoint Alan Cain at that time.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Alan Cain - Anchorage                                                                                                           
Appointed:   3/14/2016    Term Expires: 6/30/2018                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Finance Committee:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Board of Trustees                                                                        
Laraine Derr - Juneau                                                                                                           
Appointed:   10/19/2005    Reappointed: 3/1/2010                                                                                
Reappointed:  7/29/2015    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Jerome Selby - Kodiak                                                                                                           
Appointed:  1/23/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Health & Social Services                                                              
Committee:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
State Medical Board                                                                                                           
Camille Carlson - Fairbanks                                                                                                     
Appointed:   3/1/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Bruck Clift - Palmer                                                                                                            
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                

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Stephen Craig Humphreys - Soldotna                                                                                              
Appointed:   1/19/2015                                                                                                          
Reappointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Joy Neyhart - Juneau                                                                                                            
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Grant Roderer - Anchorage                                                                                                       
Appointed:   3/22/2013                                                                                                          
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Judiciary Committee:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar                                                                                          
Adam Trombley - Anchorage                                                                                                       
Appointed:  10/8/2012    Reappointed: 3/1/2013                                                                                  
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Commission on Judicial Conduct                                                                                                
Amy Gurton-Mead - Juneau                                                                                                        
Appointed:   10/1/2012                                                                                                          
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Robert Sheldon - Anchorage                                                                                                      
Appointed:  1/29/2008    Reappointed: 3/1/2012                                                                                  
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Karla Taylor-Welch - Fairbanks                                                                                                  
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Judicial Council                                                                                                       
Loretta Bullard - Nome                                                                                                          
Appointed:  10/6/2015    Term Expires: 3/1/2021                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Violent Crimes Compensation Board                                                                                             
Gerad Godfrey - Eagle River                                                                                                     
Appointed:   2/19/2003                                                                                                          
Reappointed:  3/1/2004    Reappointed:  3/1/2007                                                                                
Reappointed: 3/1/2010    Reappointed:  3/1/2013                                                                                 
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2019                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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The Speaker referred the following to the Labor & Commerce                                                                      
Committee:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Alaska State Board of Public Accountancy                                                                                      
Karen Brewer-Tarver - Juneau                                                                                                    
Appointed:  3/1/2012                                                                                                            
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board                                                                                              
Robert Evans - Nome                                                                                                             
Appointed:  3/1/2013                                                                                                            
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2019                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land                                                               
Surveyors                                                                                                                     
Catherine Fritz - Juneau                                                                                                        
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
David Hale - Anchorage                                                                                                          
Appointed:   3/1/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Colin Maynard - Anchorage                                                                                                       
Appointed:   3/1/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Kathleen Schedler - Fairbanks                                                                                                   
Appointed:   3/1/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Fred Wallis - Healy                                                                                                             
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Board of Barbers and Hairdressers                                                                                             
Michelle Black - Wasilla                                                                                                        
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Willie Mae Canady - Anchorage                                                                                                   
Appointed:  1/23/2016                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                               

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Kevin McKinley - Fairbanks                                                                                                      
Appointed:  3/1/2012                                                                                                            
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Board of Chiropractic Examiners                                                                                               
John Aderhold - Homer                                                                                                           
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Jeffrey Reinhardt - Sitka                                                                                                       
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Board of Dental Examiners                                                                                                     
Michael Moriarty - Seward                                                                                                       
Appointed:  10/1/2015    Term Expires: 3/1/2017                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Board of Directors                                                                     
Dave Cruz - Palmer                                                                                                              
Appointed:  9/13/2013                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  9/14/2015    Term Expires:  9/13/2020                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Luke Hopkins - Fairbanks                                                                                                        
Appointed:  11/20/2015    Term Expires: 9/13/2018                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Joey Merrick II - Eagle River                                                                                                   
Appointed:   9/14/2015    Term Expires: 9/13/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Labor Relations Agency                                                                                                 
Matthew McSorley - Anchorage                                                                                                    
Appointed:  8/13/2015                                                                                                           
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Jean Ward - Eagle River                                                                                                         
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Marijuana Control Board                                                                                                       
Brandon Emmett - Fairbanks                                                                                                      
Appointed:  7/1/2015                                                                                                            
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 2/28/2019                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Loren Jones - Douglas                                                                                                           
Appointed:  7/1/2015    Term Expires:  2/28/2018                                                                                

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Peter Mlynarik - Soldotna                                                                                                       
Appointed:  7/1/2015    Term Expires:  2/28/2017                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Bruce Schulte - Anchorage                                                                                                       
Appointed:  7/1/2015    Term Expires: 2/28/2018                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Mark Springer - Bethel                                                                                                          
Appointed:  7/1/2015    Term Expires:  2/28/2017                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Board of Marine Pilots                                                                                                        
Andrew Mack - Anchorage                                                                                                         
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Tom Rueter - Anchorage                                                                                                          
Appointed:  4/1/2012                                                                                                            
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Board of Marital and Family Therapy                                                                                           
Dorothea Goddard-Aguero - Anchorage                                                                                             
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Board of Massage Therapists                                                                                                   
Ron Gibbs - Kodiak                                                                                                              
Appointed:   11/25/2014    Reappointed: 1/19/2015                                                                               
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives                                                                                      
Kathryn Roberts - Anchorage                                                                                                     
Appointed:  1/23/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2017                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Deborah Schneider - Wasilla                                                                                                     
Appointed:  3/15/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Board of Nursing                                                                                                              
Tina Gillis - Bethel                                                                                                            
Appointed:  10/17/2015    Term Expires: 3/1/2018                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Jennifer Stukey - Wasilla                                                                                                       
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  

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Wendy Thon - Eagle River                                                                                                        
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Occupational Safety and Health Review Board                                                                                   
Anthony Barnard - Anchorage                                                                                                     
Appointed:  9/2/2015                                                                                                            
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Keith Montgomery - Anchorage                                                                                                    
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Board of Examiners in Optometry                                                                                               
Pam Steffes - Sitka                                                                                                             
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Board of Pharmacy                                                                                                             
Richard Holt - Wasilla                                                                                                          
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Phil Sanders - Soldotna                                                                                                         
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board                                                                         
Ruth Kostik - Juneau                                                                                                            
Appointed:  3/1/2013                                                                                                            
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
James Parietti - Chugiak                                                                                                        
Appointed:  3/1/2012                                                                                                            
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
M. Celeste Tydingco - Sitka                                                                                                     
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Board of Psychologists and Psychological Associate Examiners                                                                  
Sarah Angstman - Bethel                                                                                                         
Appointed:   11/1/2015    Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Allen Levy - Anchorage                                                                                                          
Appointed:   3/1/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                               

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Christian Muntean - Anchorage                                                                                                   
Appointed:   3/1/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Joel Wieman -  Anchorage                                                                                                        
Appointed:   2/1/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Regulatory Commission of Alaska                                                                                               
Rebecca Pauli - Anchorage                                                                                                       
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2022                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Board of Social Work Examiners                                                                                                
Angela Christiansen - Kodiak                                                                                                    
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Rachel Olson - Palmer                                                                                                           
Appointed:  10/20/2015    Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Board of Veterinary Examiners                                                                                                 
Rachel Berngartt - Juneau                                                                                                       
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Hal Geiger - Juneau                                                                                                             
Appointed:    3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
James Hagee - Chugiak                                                                                                           
Appointed:  4/22/2013                                                                                                           
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Workers' Compensation Appeals Commission                                                                                      
Michael Notar - Juneau                                                                                                          
Appointed:   9/24/2015    Term Expires: 3/1/2018                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
James Rhodes - Ketchikan                                                                                                        
Appointed:   2/1/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2021                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Workers' Compensation Board                                                                                            
Bradley Austin - Auke Bay                                                                                                       
Appointed:  10/1/2010    Reappointed: 3/1/2013                                                                                  
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                 

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David Ellis - Eagle River                                                                                                       
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Sarah Lefebvre - Fairbanks                                                                                                      
Appointed:  3/1/2009                                                                                                            
Reappointed: 3/1/2010    Reappointed: 3/1/2013                                                                                  
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Amy Steele - Anchorage                                                                                                          
Appointed:  8/1/2011    Reappointed: 3/1/2013                                                                                   
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2019                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Resources Committee:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Big Game Commercial Services Board                                                                                            
Nicholas Jackson - Gakona                                                                                                       
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Board of Game                                                                                                                 
Guy Trimmingham - Hope                                                                                                          
Appointed:   7/1/2016    Term Expires:  6/30/2019                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nathan Turner - Nenana                                                                                                          
Appointed:   5/10/2010    Reappointed: 7/1/2013                                                                                 
Reappointed:  7/1/2016    Term Expires:  6/30/2019                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the State Affairs Committee:                                                              
                                                                                                                                
State Commission for Human Rights                                                                                             
Brandon Nakasato - Anchorage                                                                                                    
Appointed:   3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2021                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
State Board of Parole                                                                                                         
Steve Meyer - Kenai                                                                                                             
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2021                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Jason Wilson - Juneau                                                                                                           
Appointed:  11/1/2015    Term Expires: 3/1/2017                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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Personnel Board                                                                                                               
Keith Hamilton - Soldotna                                                                                                       
Appointed:   3/1/2010                                                                                                           
Reappointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2022                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Police Standards Council                                                                                               
Carrie Belden - Anchorage                                                                                                       
Appointed:  1/20/2015                                                                                                           
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Bryce Johnson - Juneau                                                                                                          
Appointed:   12/11/2015    Term Expires: 3/1/2017                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
John Papasodora - Nome                                                                                                          
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Brad Reich - Kiana                                                                                                              
Appointed:   2/1/2012                                                                                                           
Reappointed: 3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Kelly Swihart - Petersburg                                                                                                      
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Public Offices Commission                                                                                              
Thomas Temple - Fairbanks                                                                                                       
Appointed:  3/1/2016    Term Expires:  3/1/2021                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Resumes for the appointments are on file in the Chief Clerk's office.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                            COMMUNICATIONS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following were received:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Dept. of Administration                                                                                                         
Office of Administrative Hearings                                                                                               
Twelfth Annual Report                                                                                                           
January 29, 2016                                                                                                                
(as required by AS 44.64.020)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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Dept. of Administration                                                                                                         
Division of Risk Management                                                                                                     
Annual Report 2016                                                                                                              
January 29, 2016                                                                                                                
(as required by AS 37.05.287)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Energy Authority                                                                                                         
Notification of Annual Capital Project Status Report                                                                            
Bradley Lake Hydroelectric Project                                                                                              
Alaska Intertie Project                                                                                                         
February 3, 2016                                                                                                                
(as required by AS 44.83.950)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation                                                                                               
2015 Annual Report                                                                                                              
(as required by AS 37.13.170)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
University of Alaska Anchorage                                                                                                  
Kenai Peninsula College                                                                                                         
2015 Annual Report                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                    REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 217                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 217                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to special request registration plates                                                                     
    commemorating the arts; and relating to the Alaska State Council                                                            
    on the Arts."                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 217(STA)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Lynn, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Do pass (3):  Stutes, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lynn                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Talerico, Keller                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 217(STA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 217 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 221                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 221                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to protective orders."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative LeDoux, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Gruenberg, Claman                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Lynn, Keller, LeDoux                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
2.  Zero, Dept. of Law                                                                                                          
3.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 221 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 243                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 243                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the permanent fund dividend; and relating to a                                                          
    permanent fund dividend for an individual whose conviction has                                                              
    been vacated, reversed, or dismissed or for an individual who has                                                           
     been pardoned because of innocence and wrongful conviction."                                                              

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 243(STA)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to a permanent fund dividend for an individual                                                             
    whose conviction has been vacated, reversed, or dismissed; and                                                              
    relating to the calculation of the value of the permanent fund                                                              
    dividend by including payment to individuals eligible for a                                                                 
    permanent fund dividend because of a conviction that has been                                                               
    vacated, reversed, or dismissed."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Keller, Vice Chair, with the                                                            
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Talerico, Stutes, Gruenberg, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lynn                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Keller                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 243(STA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 243 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 9                                                                                                                          
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 9                                                                                                           
    "An Act repealing the authority to include certain material from a                                                          
    political party in the election pamphlet."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 9(STA)                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to the matching of identifying information a                                                               
    voter provides to the division of elections with the records of the                                                         
    Department of Administration and the Department of Revenue;                                                                 
    relating to the release of certain confidential voter registration                                                          
    records; and repealing a requirement that certain material provided                                                         
    by a political party be included in the general election pamphlet."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    (pending title change resolution)                                                                                           

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The report was signed by Representative Lynn, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Talerico, Keller, Gruenberg, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lynn                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Stutes                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to:  HCS SB 9(STA):                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
2.  Zero, Office of the Governor                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 9 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                   
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Little Italy Restaurant                                                                                              
By Representative Millett; Senator Meyer                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Hecla Mining Company                                                                                                 
By Senator Giessel                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The Homer High School 'Mariners' Wrestling Team, 2015                                                                
Class 1-2-3A State Champions                                                                                                    
By Senator Stevens; Representative Seaton                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Captain John William Spriggs, USPHS                                                                               
By Representative Herron; Senator Hoffman                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Ted F. Vanderweyst                                                                                                
By Representatives Kawasaki, Guttenberg                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                         OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 18                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 18 by Representative                                                                            
Tarr:                                                                                                                           

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    Encouraging schools and businesses to reduce, recover, and                                                                  
    recycle food waste.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCR 19                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 19 by the House State                                                                           
Affairs Committee:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 9,                                                                 
    repealing the authority to include certain material from a political                                                        
    party in the election pamphlet.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                            OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 292                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 292 by Representative Kito, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
      "An Act relating to the Alaska marine highway system fund."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation and Finance                                                          
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 293                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 293 by the House Rules Committee by request of                                                                   
the Governor, entitled:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act making supplemental appropriations, capital                                                                         
    appropriations, and other appropriations; making reappropriations;                                                          
    amending appropriations; repealing appropriations; and providing                                                            
    for an effective date."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Governor's transmittal letter dated February 1, 2016, follows:                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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"Dear Speaker Chenault:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Under the authority of Article III, Section 18 of the Alaska                                                                    
Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to supplemental                                                                 
appropriations for the State's operating and capital budgets for Fiscal                                                         
Year 2016 (FY 2016).                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
A limited number of requests that were not anticipated when the FY                                                              
2016 budget was considered during the 2015 legislative session are                                                              
being submitted for your consideration. Fire suppression, subsidized                                                            
adoptions and guardianships, and foster care constitute the largest                                                             
portion of the supplemental request. The supplemental also                                                                      
incorporates suggestions from Legislative Finance regarding                                                                     
implementation of the Permanent Fund Protection Act.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
I urge your prompt and favorable action on this measure.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Sincerely,                                                                                                                      
/s/                                                                                                                             
Bill Walker                                                                                                                     
Governor"                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 294                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 294 by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, entitled:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to herring spawn classics."                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Labor &                                                               
Commerce Committees.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 295                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 295 by Representative Wilson, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to limits on eligibility for assistance for chronic                                                        
    or acute medical conditions, day care assistance and child care                                                             
    grants, general relief assistance, adult public assistance, the Alaska                                                      
    affordable heating program, and the Alaska temporary assistance                                                             
    program."                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services                                                            
and Finance Committees.                                                                                                         

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HB 296                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 296 by Representative Drummond, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the State Commission for Human Rights                                                                   
    authority and procedures; relating to and prohibiting wage                                                                  
    discrimination based on the sex of an employee; and providing for                                                           
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Judiciary                                                         
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 126                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the February                                                            
1, 2016, calendar (page 1538), was read the third time:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 126(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the administration of military justice; relating                                                        
    to the adoption of regulations by the adjutant general; relating to                                                         
    the authority of the adjutant general; relating to appeals of                                                               
    convictions and sentences of courts-martial; establishing the                                                               
    Military Appeals Commission; relating to the detention and                                                                  
    incarceration of members of the militia; relating to the jurisdiction                                                       
    of the supreme court over petitions from the Military Appeals                                                               
    Commission; relating to involuntary commitment for evaluation                                                               
    or treatment of a mental disease or defect before court-martial                                                             
    proceedings; relating to offenses subject to court-martial                                                                  
    proceedings; amending Rule 6, Alaska Rules of Criminal                                                                      
    Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
126(JUD) be returned to second reading for the specific purpose of                                                              
considering Amendment No. 1.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Tuck and LeDoux:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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Page 3, following line 17:                                                                                                      
    Insert a new subsection to read:                                                                                            
         "(d)  The legislature may annul regulations adopted under this                                                         
    section by law."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.  There being no objection, it was so                                                                
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 126(JUD) am pass the House?"                                                                   
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 126(JUD) am                                                                                                                
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   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, Ortiz, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                               
Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez,                                                                
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Olson                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 126(JUD) 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                                                         
court rule change.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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 126(JUD) am was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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                  HOUSE RESOLUTIONS IN THIRD READING                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HJR 20                                                                                                                        
The following, which was held in third reading from the January 29,                                                             
2016, calendar (page 1524), was before the House:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20(RES)                                                                                   
    Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to clarify                                                           
    and recognize each individual state's authority to manage the fish                                                          
    and wildlife within its borders.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Neuman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
CSHJR 20(RES) be returned to second reading for the specific                                                                    
purpose of considering Amendment No. 1.  There being no objection,                                                              
it was so ordered.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Neuman:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 5:                                                                                                                 
    Delete "John Boehner"                                                                                                       
    Insert "Paul D. Ryan"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Neuman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.  There being no objection, it was so                                                                
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 20(RES) am was automatically in third reading.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHJR 20(RES) am would                                                              
be returned to the Rules Committee.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Chenault - from 6:00 p.m., February 3 to 1:30 p.m.,                                                              
February 6                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Foster - from noon, February 7 to 10:30 a.m.,                                                                    
February 10                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Josephson - from 5:00 p.m., February 5 to 8:00 a.m.,                                                             
February 8                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 283                                                                                                                        
The Speaker added a House Special Committee on Fisheries referral to                                                            
precede the Resources Committee referral for the following:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 283                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the nomination and designation of state water                                                           
    as outstanding national resource water; and providing for an                                                                
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 283 was removed from the Resources Committee and referred to                                                                 
the House Special Committee on Fisheries.  HB 283 was reprinted                                                                 
today.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HJR 20                                                                                                                        
Representatives Johnson and Lynn added as cosponsors to:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20(RES) am                                                                                
    Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to clarify                                                           
    and recognize each individual state's authority to manage the fish                                                          
    and wildlife within its borders.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HJR 28                                                                                                                        
Representatives Ortiz and Kreiss-Tomkins added as cosponsors to:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 28                                                                                               
    Opposing the United States Food and Drug Administration's                                                                   
    approval of AquaBounty AquAdvantage genetically engineered                                                                  
    salmon; urging the United States Congress to enact legislation that                                                         
    requires prominently labeling genetically engineered products                                                               
    with the words "Genetically Modified" on the product's                                                                      
    packaging; and encouraging the restoration of wild, native                                                                  
    populations of salmon in areas where development has negatively                                                             
    affected salmon.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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HB 234                                                                                                                        
Representative Nageak added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 234                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to insurance coverage for mental health benefits                                                           
    provided through telemedicine."                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 272                                                                                                                        
Representatives Stutes and Vazquez added as cosponsors to:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 272                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to insurance coverage for anti-cancer                                                                      
    medications."                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 280                                                                                                                        
Representatives Stutes and LeDoux added as a cosponsor to:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 280                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to new defined benefit tiers in the public                                                                 
    employees' retirement system and the teachers' retirement system;                                                           
    providing certain employees an opportunity to choose between the                                                            
    defined benefit and defined contribution plans of the public                                                                
    employees' retirement system and the teachers' retirement system;                                                           
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 23                                                                                                                         
Representative Kito added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 23(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to opioid overdose drugs and to immunity for                                                               
   prescribing, providing, or administering opioid overdose drugs."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 126                                                                                                                        
CSHB 126(JUD) am was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                 
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   

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                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., February 5, 2016.  There being no                                                               
objection, the House adjourned at 11:56 a.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                           Crystaline Jones                                                                     
                                           Chief Clerk