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2016-02-26 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                       TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                            SECOND SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Friday             February 26, 2016                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                           Thirty-ninth Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Chenault at 10:35 a.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 30 members present.  Representatives Claman,                                                                   
Kreiss-Tomkins, Lynn, Thompson, Tuck, and Vazquez had been                                                                      
excused from a call of the House today.  Representative Wool was                                                                
later excused.  Representatives Gara and Pruitt were absent and their                                                           
presence was noted later.  There was one vacancy.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Lieutenant Dana Walters                                                             
of the Salvation Army.  Representative Wilson moved and asked                                                                   
unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.  There                                                          
being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    Good Morning Lord!                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    Thank you for the privilege of living in this amazing land we                                                               
    call Alaska.  Thank you for these people, some who are away                                                                 
    from family and friends, who are here to serve all of Alaska.  I                                                            
    pray that you would bless them with clarity to understand                                                                   
    what they are hearing, the ability to articulate clearly what                                                               
    they are thinking, and wisdom to make the best decisions for                                                                
    all concerned.  In Jesus' name.  Amen.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Keller.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
journal for the 37th and 38th legislative days be approved as certified                                                         
by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                               * * * * *                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Munoz introduced Lauren Stichert, Miranda Stichert,                                                              
Jamie Quinto, and Kevin Allen, Guest Pages, from Juneau.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Representative Wool be excused from a call of the House today.                                                                  
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
A message dated February 24, 2016, was read stating that pursuant to                                                            
AS 24.60.130, the Senate ratified the following public member to the                                                            
Select Committee on Legislative Ethics:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    Bill Gordon                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
A message dated February 24, 2016, was read stating the Senate                                                                  
passed the following, and they are transmitted for consideration:                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                         OF SENATE RESOLUTIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SCR 14                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 14 by the Senate                                                                               
Community and Regional Affairs Committee:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning House Bill No. 75,                                                                 
    relating to the registration of marijuana establishments by                                                                 
    municipalities; relating to the definition of "marijuana"; clarifying                                                       
    standards for personal use of marijuana by persons 21 years of age                                                          
    or older; prohibiting the public consumption of marijuana;                                                                  
    authorizing the registration of marijuana clubs; and relating to                                                            

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    established villages and to local option elections regarding the                                                            
    operation of marijuana establishments.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
SB 148                                                                                                                        
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 148(L&C) by the Senate Labor and                                                                         
Commerce Committee, entitled:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the reporting of workplace injuries to the                                                              
    division of labor standards and safety; and providing for an                                                                
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce                                                                    
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representatives Pruitt and Gara was noted.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                            COMMUNICATIONS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following were received:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                          
Office of the Commissioner                                                                                                      
Alaska's Technical and Vocational Education Program Report for                                                                  
State Fiscal Year 2015                                                                                                          
February 2016                                                                                                                   
http://labor.alaska.gov/bp/forms/tvep.pdf                                                                                       
(as required by AS 23.15.835)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                          
Office of the Commissioner                                                                                                      
Alaska Workforce Investment Board                                                                                               
Alaska Training Program for Participants Exiting Programs in                                                                    
State Fiscal Year 2014                                                                                                          
February 2016                                                                                                                   
(as required by AS 23.15.580)                                                                                                   

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                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Abbe and Willie Hensley                                                                                              
By Representative Josephson                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jessie Holmes, Winner of the 2016 Yukon Quest 300                                                                    
By Representative Talerico; Senator Bishop                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Robert S. Grimm                                                                                                      
By Representative Talerico; Senator Bishop                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The Tok Community Visitors Center                                                                                    
By Representative Talerico; Senator Bishop                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Nenana School Eighth Graders, Verizon Innovative App                                                                 
Challenge Winners                                                                                                               
By Representative Talerico; Senator Bishop                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The Republic of Azerbaijan                                                                                           
By Representatives Keller, Pruitt                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Malia Acovak and Tiffany Lopez                                                                                       
By Senator Micciche                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Pioneers of Alaska Fairbanks Women's Igloo No. 8                                                                     
By Senator Giessel; Representative Wilson                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - David Velleca                                                                                                     
By Representative LeDoux; Senator Wielechowski                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                         LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                                                    
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                         

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Commemorating - Stephen Edmond Mills, Alaska Aviation Museum                                                                    
Hall of Fame                                                                                                                    
By Representatives Hawker, Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond,                                                                  
Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Herron, Hughes, Johnson,                                                              
Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                                
Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler,                                                                  
Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez,                                                                
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dick and Lavelle Betz, Alaska Aviation Museum Hall of                                                                
Fame                                                                                                                            
By Representatives Hawker, Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond,                                                                  
Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Herron, Hughes, Johnson,                                                              
Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                                
Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler,                                                                  
Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez,                                                                
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Harold Esmailka, Alaska Aviation Museum Hall of Fame                                                                 
By Representatives Hawker, Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond,                                                                  
Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Herron, Hughes, Johnson,                                                              
Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn,                                                                
Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler,                                                                  
Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez,                                                                
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Linda Gilson                                                                                                         
By Representatives Ortiz, Chenault, Claman, Colver, Drummond,                                                                   
Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Hawker, Herron, Hughes,                                                               
Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                     
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt,                                                                    
Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck,                                                                
Vazquez, Wilson, Wool; Senator Stedman                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - June Rogers                                                                                                          
By Representatives Kawasaki, Thompson, Chenault, Claman, Colver,                                                                
Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                                     
Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                               
LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                             
Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson,                                                         
Wool                                                                                                                            

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Honoring - Hugh Neff, 2016 Yukon Quest Champion                                                                                 
By Senator Bishop; Representatives Chenault, Claman, Colver,                                                                    
Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                                     
Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-                                                             
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson,                                                                   
Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                               
Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-2016 Seawolf                                                                    
Debate Program                                                                                                                  
By Senator Giessel; Representatives Chenault, Claman, Colver,                                                                   
Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                                     
Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-                                                             
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson,                                                                   
Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                               
Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Valdez High School Girls Volleyball Team, 2015 3A State                                                              
Champions                                                                                                                       
By Senator Dunleavy; Representatives Colver, Chenault, Claman,                                                                  
Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Gattis, Guttenberg, Hawker,                                                                     
Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Keller, Kito, Kreiss-                                                             
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Nageak, Neuman, Olson,                                                                   
Ortiz, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                               
Tilton, Tuck, Vazquez, Wilson, Wool                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                          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 Wool - from noon, February 26 to 9:30 p.m.,                                                                      
February 29                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Ortiz - from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., February 29                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Josephson - from 6:30 p.m., February 26 to 8:00 a.m.,                                                            
February 29                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Reinbold - from 12:30 p.m., February 26 to                                                                       
11:00 a.m., February 29                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Drummond - from noon, February 26 to 9:30 p.m.,                                                                  
February 28                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett - from noon, February 26 to 11:45 p.m.,                                                                  
February 28                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tilton - from noon, February 26 to 2:00 p.m.,                                                                    
February 28 (amended from page 1667)                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to AS 24.20.650, and in conjunction with the Senate                                                                    
President, the Speaker appointed Jerry Beasley to a three-year term on                                                          
the Joint Armed Services Committee as the public member                                                                         
recommended by the 17th Coast Guard District Auxiliary.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 318                                                                                                                        
Representative Thompson added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 318                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to motor vehicle franchises, motor vehicle                                                                 
    transactions, motor vehicle dealers, motor vehicle manufacturers,                                                           
    and motor vehicle distributors."                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 358                                                                                                                        
Representative Kawasaki added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 358                                                                                                          
    "An Act establishing a fisheries bycatch tax."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 362                                                                                                                        
Representative Tilton added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 362                                                                                                          
    "An Act transferring duties among departments in the executive                                                              
    branch of state government; relating to the duties of the                                                                   
    Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic                                                                             
    Development; relating to the duties of the Department of Revenue;                                                           
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       

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                      ENGROSSMENT AND ENROLLMENT                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HR 6                                                                                                                          
The following was engrossed and enrolled, signed by the Speaker and                                                             
Chief Clerk, and the engrossed and enrolled copies were transmitted to                                                          
the Office of the Governor at 2:15 p.m., February 26, 2016:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 6 am                                                                                                   
    Dedicating the House Judiciary Committee Room of the Alaska                                                                 
    State Capitol to the late Representative Max F. Gruenberg, Jr.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    House Resolve No. 6                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following memorandum, dated February 25, 2016, was received                                                                 
from Laura Duval, Enrolling Secretary, Division of Legal and                                                                    
Research Services:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
"In accordance with Rule 43, Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, I am reporting the following manifest error in HR 6 am,                                                            
which has been corrected in enrolling:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 5:                                                                                                                 
    Delete "Law School"                                                                                                         
    Insert "School of Law""                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                              ENROLLMENT                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HCR 10                                                                                                                        
The following was enrolled, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                              
President and Secretary of the Senate, and the engrossed and enrolled                                                           
copies were transmitted to the Office of the Governor at 11:02 a.m.,                                                            
February 25, 2016:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 10(FSH)                                                                              
    Supporting the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Industry                                                               
    Advisory Committee, the Alaska Workforce Investment Board,                                                                  
    the Alaska Vocational Technical Education Center in Seward, and                                                             
    further efforts to carry out the Alaska Maritime Workforce                                                                  
    Development Plan.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    Legislative Resolve No. 31                                                                                                  

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The following memorandum dated February 24, 2016, was received                                                                  
from Laura Duval, Enrolling Secretary, Division of Legal and                                                                    
Research Services:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
"In accordance with Rule 43, Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                  
Legislature, I am reporting the following manifest errors in CSHCR                                                              
10(FSH), which have been corrected in enrolling:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 17:                                                                                                                
    Delete "United States"                                                                                                      
    Insert "states"                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 4, line 14:                                                                                                                
    Delete "liaison"                                                                                                            
    Insert "liaise""                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House adjourn until 11:00 a.m., February 29, 2016.  There being no                                                              
objection, the House adjourned at 11:22 a.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                           Crystaline Jones                                                                     
                                           Chief Clerk