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2016-03-11 Senate Journal

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2016-03-11                     Senate Journal                      Page 2086
SB 74                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 74(FIN) "An Act relating to diagnosis,                                                                   
treatment, and prescription of drugs without a physical examination by                                                          
a physician; relating to the delivery of services by a licensed                                                                 
professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, psychologist,                                                            
psychological associate, and social worker by audio, video, or data                                                             
communications; relating to the duties of the State Medical Board;                                                              
relating to limitations of actions; establishing the Alaska Medical                                                             
Assistance False Claim and Reporting Act; relating to medical                                                                   
assistance programs administered by the Department of Health and                                                                
Social Services; relating to the controlled substance prescription                                                              
database; relating to the duties of the Board of Pharmacy; relating to                                                          
the duties of the Department of Commerce, Community, and                                                                        
Economic Development; relating to accounting for program receipts;                                                              
relating to public record status of records related to the Alaska                                                               
Medical Assistance False Claim and Reporting Act; establishing a                                                                
telemedicine business registry; relating to competitive bidding for                                                             
medical assistance products and services; relating to verification of                                                           
eligibility for public assistance programs administered by the                                                                  
Department of Health and Social Services; relating to annual audits of                                                          
state medical assistance providers; relating to reporting overpayments                                                          
of medical assistance payments; establishing authority to assess civil                                                          
penalties for violations of medical assistance program requirements;                                                            
relating to seizure and forfeiture of property for medical assistance                                                           
fraud; relating to the duties of the Department of Health and Social                                                            
Services; establishing medical assistance demonstration projects;                                                               
relating to Alaska Pioneers' Homes and Alaska Veterans' Homes;                                                                  
relating to the duties of the Department of Administration; relating to                                                         
the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority; relating to feasibility                                                               
studies for the provision of specified state services; amending Rules 4,                                                        
5, 7, 12, 24, 26, 27, 41, 77, 79, 82, and 89, Alaska Rules of Civil                                                             
Procedure, and Rule 37, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure; and                                                                 
providing for an effective date" was read the third time.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Micciche moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                          
the purpose of a specific amendment, that being Amendment No. 1.                                                                
Without objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "(b)"                                                                                                               
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     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
              "(1)  prescribe, dispense, or administer an abortion-                                                             
     inducing drug under (a) of this section unless the physician                                                               
     complies with AS 18.16.010; or"                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                     
Without objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 74(FIN) am was automatically in third                                                                    
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senators Costello, McGuire, Stedman, Stevens, Coghill, Egan, Meyer                                                              
moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as cosponsors on                                                                  
the bill. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 74(FIN) am                                                                    
"An Act relating to diagnosis, treatment, and prescription of drugs                                                             
without a physical examination by a physician; relating to the delivery                                                         
of services by a licensed professional counselor, marriage and family                                                           
therapist, psychologist, psychological associate, and social worker by                                                          
audio, video, or data communications; relating to the duties of the                                                             
State Medical Board; relating to limitations of actions; establishing the                                                       
Alaska Medical Assistance False Claim and Reporting Act; relating to                                                            

2016-03-11                     Senate Journal                      Page 2088
medical assistance programs administered by the Department of                                                                   
Health and Social Services; relating to the controlled substance                                                                
prescription database; relating to the duties of the Board of Pharmacy;                                                         
relating to the duties of the Department of Commerce, Community,                                                                
and Economic Development; relating to accounting for program                                                                    
receipts; relating to public record status of records related to the                                                            
Alaska Medical Assistance False Claim and Reporting Act;                                                                        
establishing a telemedicine business registry; relating to competitive                                                          
bidding for medical assistance products and services; relating to                                                               
verification of eligibility for public assistance programs administered                                                         
by the Department of Health and Social Services; relating to annual                                                             
audits of state medical assistance providers; relating to reporting                                                             
overpayments of medical assistance payments; establishing authority                                                             
to assess civil penalties for violations of medical assistance program                                                          
requirements; relating to seizure and forfeiture of property for medical                                                        
assistance fraud; relating to the duties of the Department of Health and                                                        
Social Services; establishing medical assistance demonstration                                                                  
projects; relating to Alaska Pioneers' Homes and Alaska Veterans'                                                               
Homes; relating to the duties of the Department of Administration;                                                              
relating to the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority; relating to                                                               
feasibility studies for the provision of specified state services;                                                              
amending Rules 4, 5, 7, 12, 24, 26, 27, 41, 77, 79, 82, and 89, Alaska                                                          
Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule 37, Alaska Rules of Criminal                                                                 
Procedure; and providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The                                                           
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 74(FIN) am                                                                                                                 
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates     Court Rules                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Huggins, Kelly, MacKinnon, McGuire, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                   
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Stoltze, Wielechowski                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Ellis                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 74(FIN) am passed the Senate.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2016-03-11                     Senate Journal                      Page 2089
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the Court Rule                                                                
changes. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote on                                                              
the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                            
clauses. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was referred                                                         
to the Secretary for engrossment.