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2017-03-01 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                             FIRST SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                 Wednesday                March 1, 2017                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                           Forty-fourth Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:35 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 40 members present.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, the Reverend Dr. Phil                                                               
Campbell of Northern Light United Church.  Representative Wilson                                                                
moved and asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on                                                              
the journal.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    In the middle of the week, in the middle of the session, it can                                                             
    be hard, O God, to maintain energy and enthusiasm.  Buoy the                                                                
    spirits of the representatives and their staff. Strengthen their                                                            
    resolve and renew their dedication.  Grant them attentiveness                                                               
    in listening and clarity in communication that their                                                                        
    discussions and deliberations will bear the fruits of wisdom                                                                
    and compassion.  Guide them in the ways of justice and peace                                                                
    to the end that their efforts will be productive for themselves                                                             
    and for all in our state.  And, on this day observed on the                                                                 
    Christian calendar as Ash Wednesday that reminds us of our                                                                  
    mortality, help those in this Chamber to take their work                                                                    
    seriously, but not to take themselves too seriously.  Amen.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 42nd and 43rd legislative days be approved as certified                                                         
by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                               * * * * *                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tilton introduced Rebekah and Max Weaver, Guest                                                                  
Pages, from Chugiak.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Parish introduced Dara Reeves, Guest Page, from                                                                  
Juneau.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Talerico introduced Greg Miller, Guest Page, from                                                                
Kenny Lake.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
A message dated February 27 was read stating the Senate passed the                                                              
following, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 33                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 33 by the Senate Rules Committee by request of                                                                  
the Governor, entitled:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act naming the state ferries built in Ketchikan and entering                                                            
    Alaska marine highway system service on or after 2017; and                                                                  
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation Committee.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                            COMMUNICATIONS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following was received:                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Commercial Fishing and Agriculture Bank                                                                                  
2016 Annual Report                                                                                                              
(as required by AS 44.81.200)                                                                                                   

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                    REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 86                                                                                                                         
The Education Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 86                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to nonrenewal of occupational licenses for                                                                 
    default on a student loan."                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Drummond, Chair, with the                                                               
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Talerico, Parish, Kopp, Spohnholz, Johnston, Fansler,                                                             
Drummond                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 86 was referred to the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 3                                                                                                                          
The Transportation Committee considered:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 3                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the regulation of wastewater discharge from                                                             
    small commercial passenger vessels in state waters; relating to art                                                         
    requirements for certain public facilities; and providing for an                                                            
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 3(TRA)                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to the regulation of wastewater discharge from                                                             
    small commercial passenger vessels in state waters; and providing                                                           
    for an effective date."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    (pending title change resolution)                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wool and Stutes, Co-chairs,                                                            
with the following individual recommendations:                                                                                  

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Do pass (5):  Claman, Kopp, Drummond, Wool, Stutes                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Sullivan-Leonard                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS SB 3(TRA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Environmental Conservation                                                                                   
2.  Zero, Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 3 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HJR 12                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 12                                                                                               
    Opposing the United States Food and Drug Administration's                                                                   
    approval of AquaBounty AquAdvantage genetically engineered                                                                  
    salmon; and 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 recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 12(FSH)                                                                                   
    Opposing the United States Food and Drug Administration's                                                                   
    approval of AquaBounty AquAdvantage genetically engineered                                                                  
    salmon; and urging the United States Congress to enact legislation                                                          
    that requires prominently labeling genetically engineered salmon                                                            
    and salmon products with the words "Genetically Modified" on                                                                
    the product's packaging.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Fansler, Tarr, Chenault, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Eastman                                                                                                 

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The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHJR 12(FSH):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HJR 12 was referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citation was introduced and taken up later as a Special                                                           
Order of Business:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Ernestine Hayes                                                                                                      
By Representative Kito                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Marilyn Davidson                                                                                                     
By Representative Stutes; Senator Stevens                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Jim Douglas Rearden                                                                                               
By Senator Stevens; Representative Seaton                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                         OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 8                                                                                                                         
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8 by the House Special                                                                          
Committee on Fisheries:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    Expressing the strong support of the Alaska State Legislature for                                                           
    the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center; and urging the                                                                
    University of Alaska to maintain the Kodiak Seafood and Marine                                                              
    Science Center as an important resource in the state.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Fisheries.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 9                                                                                                                         
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 9 by the House                                                                                  
Transportation Committee:                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                              
    the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 3,                                                                 
    relating to the regulation of wastewater discharge from small                                                               
    commercial passenger vessels in state waters; and relating to art                                                           
    requirements for certain public facilities.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Rules Committee for                                                                 
placement on the calendar.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                            OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 147                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 147 by Representative Thompson, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the Board of Public Accountancy; relating to                                                            
    the licensure of public accountants; and relating to the practice of                                                        
    public accounting."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce                                                                    
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 148                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 148 by Representatives Chenault and Knopp,                                                                       
entitled:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to service areas in second class boroughs; and                                                             
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs Committee.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 149                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 149 by Representative Chenault, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to meetings of the Board of Fisheries and the                                                              
    Board of Game."                                                                                                             

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was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Fisheries and the Resources Committee.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 150                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 150 by the House Special Committee on Military                                                                   
& Veterans' Affairs, entitled:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to pay, allowances, and benefits for members of                                                            
    the organized militia."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Military & Veterans' Affairs and the Finance Committee.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 151                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 151 by Representative Gara, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Health and                                                              
    Social Services; relating to training and workload standards for                                                            
    employees of the Department of Health and Social Services;                                                                  
    relating to foster care licensing; relating to placement of a child in                                                      
    need of aid; relating to the rights and responsibilities of foster                                                          
    parents; relating to subsidies for adoption or guardianship of a                                                            
    child in need of aid; requiring the Department of Health and                                                                
    Social Services to provide information to a child or person                                                                 
    released from the department's custody; and providing for an                                                                
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services                                                            
and Finance Committees.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 8                                                                                                                          
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 8                                                                                                            
    "An Act relating to protective orders."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 CRA RPT 5DP 1NR                                                    153                                                         
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 JUD RPT 4DP 2NR                                                    288                                                         
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 FN2: ZERO(DPS)                                                     288                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that HB 8                                                                 
be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and placed on                                                               
final passage.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 8 will advance to third reading on the March 6 calendar.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                     THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 7                                                                                                                          
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the                                                                     
February 27 calendar (page 355), was read the third time:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 7(CRA)                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the exhibition of marked ballots and the                                                                
    prohibition on political persuasion near election polls."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
CSHB 7(CRA) be returned to second reading for the specific purpose                                                              
of considering Amendment No. 1.  There being no objection, it was so                                                            
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHB 7(CRA) would be                                                                
returned to second reading for all amendments.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 1 (title amendment):                                                                                               
    Delete "the exhibition of"                                                                                                
    Following "ballots":                                                                                                      

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         Insert "; relating to penalties for unlawful conduct relating                                                        
    to marked ballots;"                                                                                                       
    Following "and":                                                                                                          
         Insert "relating to"                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 10, following "AS 15.15.170,":                                                                                     
    Insert "and subject to the prohibition on coercing or inducing a                                                            
voter to share an image of the voter's ballot under AS 15.15.295,"                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 11:                                                                                                      
    Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                           
"* Sec. 4. AS 15.15 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                               
         Sec. 15.15.295. Privacy of marked ballot. A person may not                                                           
             (1)  photograph, film, or otherwise capture an image, or                                                           
    attempt to capture an image, of another person's marked ballot; or                                                          
             (2)  coerce or induce a voter to share a photo, video, or                                                          
    other image of the voter's marked ballot with that person or with                                                           
    the public.                                                                                                                 
   * Sec. 5. AS 15.56.035(a) is amended to read:                                                                              
         (a)  A person commits the crime of unlawful interference with                                                          
    voting in the second degree if the person                                                                                   
             (1)  has an official ballot in possession outside of the                                                           
    voting room unless the person is an election official or other                                                              
    person authorized by law or local ordinance, or by the director or                                                          
    chief municipal elections official in a local election;                                                                     
             (2)  makes, or knowingly has in possession, a counterfeit                                                          
    of an official election ballot;                                                                                             
             (3)  knowingly solicits or encourages, directly or                                                                 
    indirectly, a registered voter who is no longer qualified to vote                                                           
    under AS 15.05.010, to vote in an election;                                                                                 
             (4)  as a registration official                                                                                    
                 (A)  knowingly refuses to register a person who is                                                             
         entitled to register under AS 15.07.030; or                                                                            
                 (B)  accepts a fee from an applicant applying for                                                              
         registration;                                                                                                          
             (5)  violates AS 15.20.081(a) by knowingly supplying or                                                            
    encouraging or assisting another person to supply to a voter an                                                             
    absentee ballot application form with a political party or group                                                            
    affiliation indicated if the voter is not already registered as                                                             
    affiliated with that political party or group;                                                                              

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             (6)  knowingly designs, marks, or encourages or assists                                                            
    another person to design or mark an absentee ballot application in                                                          
    a manner that suggests choice of one ballot over another as                                                                 
    prohibited by AS 15.20.081(a); [OR]                                                                                         
             (7)  knowingly submits or encourages or assists another                                                            
    person to submit an absentee ballot application to an intermediary                                                          
    who could control or delay the submission of the application to                                                             
    the division of elections or who could gather data from the                                                                 
    application form as prohibited by AS 15.20.081(a); or                                                                   
             (8)  violates AS 15.15.295 by knowingly                                                                        
                 (A)  photographing, filming, or otherwise                                                                  
         capturing an image, or attempting to capture an image, of                                                          
         another person's marked ballot; or                                                                                 
                 (B)  coercing or inducing a voter to share a photo,                                                        
         video, or other image of the voter's marked ballot with                                                            
         that person or with the public."                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara objected.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 7(CRA)                                                                                                                     
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  26   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp, Millett,                                                                
Neuman, Pruitt, Saddler, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                 
LeDoux, Ortiz, Parish, Rauscher, Reinbold, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake, Wool                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 1 (title change):                                                                                                  
    Delete "and"                                                                                                              
    Insert "; relating to"                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 2, following "polls":                                                                                            
    Insert "; establishing a penalty for a person who knowingly                                                               
solicits an image of another person's marked ballot, or knowingly                                                             
provides an image of the person's own marked ballot, as part of an                                                            
agreement between the persons to exchange their votes; and                                                                    
establishing a penalty for election officials who knowingly allow                                                             
unlawfully exhibited ballots to be placed in a ballot box"                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 11:                                                                                                      
    Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                           
"* Sec. 4. AS 15.56.035(a) is amended to read:                                                                                
         (a)  A person commits the crime of unlawful interference with                                                          
    voting in the second degree if the person                                                                                   
             (1)  has an official ballot in possession outside of the                                                           
    voting room unless the person is an election official or other                                                              
    person authorized by law or local ordinance, or by the director or                                                          
    chief municipal elections official in a local election;                                                                     
             (2)  makes, or knowingly has in possession, a counterfeit                                                          
    of an official election ballot;                                                                                             
             (3)  knowingly solicits or encourages, directly or                                                                 
    indirectly, a registered voter who is no longer qualified to vote                                                           
    under AS 15.05.010, to vote in an election;                                                                                 
             (4)  as a registration official                                                                                    
                 (A)  knowingly refuses to register a person who is                                                             
         entitled to register under AS 15.07.030; or                                                                            
                 (B)  accepts a fee from an applicant applying for                                                              
         registration;                                                                                                          
             (5)  violates AS 15.20.081(a) by knowingly supplying or                                                            
    encouraging or assisting another person to supply to a voter an                                                             
    absentee ballot application form with a political party or group                                                            
    affiliation indicated if the voter is not already registered as                                                             
    affiliated with that political party or group;                                                                              
             (6)  knowingly designs, marks, or encourages or assists                                                            
    another person to design or mark an absentee ballot application in                                                          

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    a manner that suggests choice of one ballot over another as                                                                 
    prohibited by AS 15.20.081(a); [OR]                                                                                         
             (7)  knowingly submits or encourages or assists another                                                            
    person to submit an absentee ballot application to an intermediary                                                          
    who could control or delay the submission of the application to                                                             
    the division of elections or who could gather data from the                                                                 
    application form as prohibited by AS 15.20.081(a); or                                                                   
             (8)  under circumstances not proscribed under                                                                  
    AS 15.56.030, knowingly solicits an image of another person's                                                           
    marked ballot, or knowingly provides an image of the person's                                                           
    own marked ballot, as part of an agreement between the                                                                  
    persons to exchange their votes in the same election or in                                                              
    different elections.                                                                                                    
   * Sec. 5. AS 15.56.080(a) is amended to read:                                                                              
         (a)  A person commits the crime of election official                                                                   
    misconduct in the second degree if while an election official, and                                                          
    while the polls are open, the person                                                                                        
             (1)  opens a ballot received from a voter at an election,                                                          
    unless permitted by ordinance in a local election;                                                                          
             (2)  marks a ballot by folding or otherwise so as to be able                                                       
    to recognize it;                                                                                                            
             (3)  otherwise attempts to learn how a voter marked a                                                              
    ballot; [OR]                                                                                                                
             (4)  knowingly allows a ballot that has been unlawfully                                                        
    exhibited by a voter to be placed in the ballot box; or                                                                 
             (5) allows a person to do one of the acts prescribed by (1),                                                   
    (2), or (3) of this subsection."                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kreiss-Tomkins objected.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 7(CRA)                                                                                                                     
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  26   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Kopp, Millett,                                                              
Neuman, Pruitt, Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Wilson                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                   
LeDoux, Ortiz, Parish, Rauscher, Reinbold, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                           
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Westlake, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 7(CRA) was automatically in third reading.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 7(CRA) pass the House?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 7(CRA)                                                                                                                     
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  32   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster,                                                              
Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito,                                                                    
Knopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                                  
Rauscher, Reinbold, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                
Tarr, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Johnston, Kopp, Neuman, Saddler, Talerico,                                                                      
Thompson, Tilton                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 7(CRA) passed the House and was referred to the                                                                    
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                         LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                                                    
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Matt Hall                                                                                                            
By Senator Bishop; Representatives Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                     
Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                        
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp,                                                                 

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Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                                 
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-                                                               
Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson,                                                              
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Dr. John Joseph "Joe" Lounsbury                                                                                   
By Representatives Kawasaki, Guttenberg, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                               
Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Johnson,                                                               
Johnston, Josephson, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett,                                                               
Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                             
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Virginia May Erickson                                                                                             
By Representatives Kreiss-Tomkins, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                     
Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                        
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp,                                                                 
LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold,                                                             
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                           
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 33                                                                                                                         
Representative Wool, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                              
the five-day notice requirement in Rule 23(a) of the Uniform Rules be                                                           
waived so that the Transportation Committee may hear the following                                                              
on March 2, which is a companion bill to HB 73:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 33                                                                                                          
    "An Act naming the state ferries built in Ketchikan and entering                                                            
    Alaska marine highway system service on or after 2017; and                                                                  
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck 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:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Eastman - from 6:00 p.m., March 3 to 11:00 p.m.,                                                                 
March 5                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Fansler - from 7:00 p.m., March 3 to 8:00 a.m.,                                                                  
March 6                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnson - from 6:30 a.m., March 3 to 1:00 p.m.,                                                                  
March 5 (amended from page 304)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Talerico - from 7:00 a.m., March 2 to 10:00 a.m.,                                                                
March 6                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kito - from 5:00 p.m., today to 10:00 a.m., March 6                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp - from 6:00 p.m., March 3 to 10:15 a.m.,                                                                    
March 6                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Neuman - from 6:00 p.m., March 2 to 10:30 a.m.,                                                                  
March 6                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Reinbold - from 1:00 p.m., March 3 to 10:00 p.m.,                                                                
March 5                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool - from 7:30 a.m., March 3 to 10:00 a.m.,                                                                    
March 6                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnston - from 6:00 p.m., March 2 to 10:00 p.m.,                                                                
March 5                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Rauscher - from 3:00 p.m., March 2 to 11:00 p.m.,                                                                
March 5                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
notice and publication requirements be waived and the citation,                                                                 
Honoring - Ernestine Hayes, be taken up as a Special Order of                                                                   
Business.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House approve the citation.  There being no objection, the following                                                            
citation was approved and sent to enrolling:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Ernestine Hayes                                                                                                      
By Representatives Kito, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                       
Drummond, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson,                                                                    
Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                    
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                            
Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                    
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 1                                                                                                                         
Representative LeDoux added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 1                                                                                           
    Proposing an amendment to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                             
    Legislature relating to voting and abstention from voting.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HCR 3                                                                                                                         
Representative Millett added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3                                                                                           
    Proclaiming April 2017 as Child Abuse Prevention Month; and                                                                 
    proclaiming April 7, 2017, as Go Blue Friday.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HJR 10                                                                                                                        
Representatives Neuman and Eastman added as cosponsors to:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10                                                                                               
    Urging the United States Congress to pass the Improved National                                                             
    Monument Designation Process Act.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 6                                                                                                                          
Representatives Eastman and Millett added as cosponsors to:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 6                                                                                                            
    "An Act establishing the Jonesville Public Use Area."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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HB 8                                                                                                                          
Representative Gara added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 8                                                                                                            
    "An Act relating to protective orders."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 10                                                                                                                         
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 10                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the duties of the Department of Health and                                                              
    Social Services; relating to child-in-need-of-aid proceedings;                                                              
    relating to child protection; and amending Rules 6(a), 6(b)(2) and                                                          
    (3), 10(c)(2) and (3), 10(e)(2), 10.1, 15(f)(2), 17(c), 17(d)(2),                                                           
    17.1(b), 17.1(d)(3), 17.2(a), 17.2(e), 17.2(f), 17.3, 18(c), and                                                            
    19.1(c), Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules of Procedure, and                                                                
    repealing Rules 17.1(a), 17.1(c), and 17.1(d)(2), Alaska Child in                                                           
    Need of Aid Rules of Procedure."                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 12                                                                                                                         
Representatives Eastman and Millett added as cosponsors to:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 12                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the authority of the Department of Health and                                                           
    Social Services to take custody of a child and to remove a child                                                            
    from the child's home."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 40                                                                                                                         
Representative Westlake added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 40                                                                                                           
    "An Act prohibiting and providing penalties and civil remedies for                                                          
    trapping within 200 feet of certain public facilities, areas, and                                                           
    trails; and providing for an effective date."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 42                                                                                                                         
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 42                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to seizure of property; relating to forfeiture to the                                                      
    state; relating to criminal law; amending Rules 3, 4, 11, 12, 16, 32,                                                       

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    32.2, 32.3, 39, 39.1, and 42, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure,                                                           
    Rules 501, 801, and 803, Alaska Rules of Evidence, and Rules                                                                
    202, 209, and 217, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and                                                                 
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 63                                                                                                                         
Representative Millett added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 63                                                                                                           
    "An Act transferring duties among departments in the executive                                                              
    branch of state government; relating to the duties of departments                                                           
    and commissioners in the executive branch; relating to the duties                                                           
    of the Office of the Governor; relating to state boards and                                                                 
    commissions; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 65                                                                                                                         
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 65                                                                                                           
    "An Act increasing the amount of the 2016 permanent fund                                                                    
    dividend and directing the Department of Revenue to pay a                                                                   
    supplemental dividend to eligible individuals; and providing for                                                            
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 66                                                                                                                         
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 66                                                                                    
    "An Act making a special appropriation from the earnings reserve                                                            
    account for the payment of permanent fund dividends; and                                                                    
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 97                                                                                                                         
Representative Kreiss-Tomkins added as a cosponsor to:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 97                                                                                                           
    "An Act repealing the insurance tax credit for gifts to the Alaska                                                          
    fire standards council; and providing for an effective date."                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 101                                                                                                                        
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 101                                                                                                          
    "An Act creating an affirmative defense and an exemption from                                                               
    payment of fines and restitution for a person who reports the                                                               
    person's own first-time unlawful taking of certain big game                                                                 
    animals."                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 135                                                                                                                        
Representative Fansler added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 135                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to school district participation in the school                                                             
    construction grant program."                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 139                                                                                                                        
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 139                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the eligibility of individuals and entities to be                                                       
    licensed or paid by the Department of Health and Social Services                                                            
    for providing certain services; and repealing requirements related                                                          
    to the Department of Health and Social Service's centralized                                                                
    registry."                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 140                                                                                                                        
Representatives Eastman and Millett added as cosponsors to:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 140                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the right to demand a jury trial in cases                                                               
    involving termination of parental rights; amending Rules 18(b),                                                             
    18(e), and 18(g), Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules of                                                                      
    Procedure."                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 143                                                                                                                        
Representatives Millett and Grenn added as cosponsors to:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 143                                                                                                          
    "An Act naming the Daniel R. Fauske Building."                                                                              

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                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 7                                                                                                                          
CSHB 7(CRA) 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.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., March 3 for a technical session.                                                                
There being no objection, the House adjourned at 12:30 p.m.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                           Crystaline Jones                                                                     
                                           Chief Clerk