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2017-03-20 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                             FIRST SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Monday                March 20, 2017                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                            Sixty-third Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 11:05 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 38 members present.  Representative Kawasaki was                                                               
absent and his presence was noted later.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Representative Neuman be excused from a call of the House today                                                                 
until 1:30 p.m.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Tom Matthews of                                                              
Douglas Island Bible Church.  Representative Wilson moved and                                                                   
asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.                                                           
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
      Thank you for the opportunity to serve as your chaplain this                                                             
    week, and to pray on behalf of this diverse group of people.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    Dear Lord:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    I just want to lift this body of men and women before you                                                                   
    today.  Thank you that you have seen fit to call them to the                                                                
    positions they have.  Positions that enable them to represent                                                               
    their constituents back home as well as the State of Alaska as                                                              
    a whole.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    You know how much they miss their homes, their jobs, and                                                                    
    the ones they love.  I would ask that you would help them to                                                                
    be able to persevere to the end of this session.  Help them to                                                              
    remain strong and true to their calling.  Help them as they                                                                 
    consider bills, as they break into their committees, as they                                                                
    think through different pieces of legislation, that they would                                                              
    be able to focus clearly on each of the tasks they are called to                                                            
    perform.  Enable them to make decisions that are good for our                                                               
    state.  Both for today and for the years to come.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    In the book of Amos, you tell the nation of Israel to … let                                                                 
     justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-                                                            
    flowing stream.  Justice and righteousness.  Your desire for                                                                
    those who would represent you well.  I pray for these                                                                       
    representatives to have justice and righteousness seen in their                                                             
    lives as well.  May the decisions they make have this as their                                                              
    foundation.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    I lift this prayer in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ.  Amen.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Saddler.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 59th, 60th, 61st, and 62nd legislative days be approved                                                         
as certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so                                                           
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                               * * * * *                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Seaton introduced Hannah Stonorov and Rocco and                                                                  
Sidney Flora, Guest Pages, from Homer.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 82                                                                                                                         
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 82                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to vehicle registration; relating to off-road                                                              
    system restricted noncommercial drivers' licenses; relating to off-                                                         
    highway commercial drivers' licenses; relating to off-road system                                                           
  eligible areas; and relating to motor vehicle liability insurance."                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 82(STA)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to vehicle registration; relating to off-highway                                                           
    restricted areas; and relating to motor vehicle liability insurance."                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Knopp, Tuck, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Wool, LeDoux                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 82(STA):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Administration                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 82 was referred to the Transportation Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SB 30                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 30                                                                                                          
    "An Act approving and ratifying the sale of royalty oil by the State                                                        
    of Alaska to Petro Star Inc.; and providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Seaton and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (10):  Gara, Wilson, Kawasaki, Grenn, Pruitt, Ortiz,                                                                    
Guttenberg, Tilton, Seaton, Foster                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Neuman, alternate                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2.  Fiscal, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 30 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 91                                                                                                                         
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 91(HSS)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the opioid epidemic; authorizing the chief                                                              
    medical officer of the Department of Health and Social Services to                                                          
    issue a standing order for the prescription of an opioid overdose                                                           
    drug; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Spohnholz, Chair, with the                                                              
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Johnston, Tarr, Sullivan-Leonard, Kito, Eastman,                                                                  
Spohnholz                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 91(HSS) is on today's calendar.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Mitch Seavey                                                                                                         
By Representatives Chenault, Knopp                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Explore Fairbanks 40th Anniversary                                                                                   
By Representatives Kawasaki, Thompson                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                             OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 187                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 187 by Representatives Wilson, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                 
Johnson, Rauscher, Talerico, and Eastman, entitled:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the Alaska permanent fund; relating to the                                                              
    earnings of the permanent fund; and providing for an effective                                                              
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 188                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 188 by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, entitled:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to commercial fishing entry permits; establishing                                                          
    regional fisheries trusts and fisheries trust regions; relating to                                                          
    commercial fishing entry permits held and leased by a regional                                                              
    fisheries trust; relating to the duties of the Alaska Commercial                                                            
    Fisheries Entry Commission and the Department of Commerce,                                                                  
    Community, and Economic Development; and providing for an                                                                   
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Fisheries and the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 91                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 91(HSS)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the opioid epidemic; authorizing the chief                                                              
    medical officer of the Department of Health and Social Services to                                                          
    issue a standing order for the prescription of an opioid overdose                                                           
    drug; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 

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with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 HSS RPT 6DP                                                         684                                                        
 FN1: ZERO(DHS)                                                      684                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSSB                                                                 
91(HSS) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                 
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 91(HSS) was read the third time.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Kawasaki was noted.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSSB 91(HSS) pass the House?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 91(HSS)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon,                                                                      
Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston,                                                                    
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                 
Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                            
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Neuman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSSB 91(HSS) passed the House.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                               
CSSB 91(HSS).                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                            RECONSIDERATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 91                                                                                                                         
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
reconsideration of CSSB 91(HSS) be taken up on the same day.  There                                                             
being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 91(HSS) was before the House in third reading.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSSB 91(HSS) pass the                                                                  
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 91(HSS)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon,                                                                      
Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston,                                                                    
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                 
Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                            
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Neuman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSSB 91(HSS) passed the House on reconsideration.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 91(HSS) was signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                                                      
returned to the Senate.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 57                                                                                                                         
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the                                                                     
March 17 calendar (page 670), was read the third time:                                                                          

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(FIN) am                                                                                            
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                    
    program expenses of state government and for certain programs;                                                              
    capitalizing funds; repealing appropriations; making supplemental                                                           
    appropriations and reappropriations; making appropriations under                                                            
    art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the                                                          
    constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective                                                          
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representatives LeDoux, Foster, Spohnholz, Edgmon, Saddler,                                                                     
Rauscher, Parish, and Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                
to abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.  Objection was                                                        
heard, and they were required to vote.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 57(FIN) am pass the House?"  The                                                               
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 57(FIN) am                                                                                                                 
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake, Wool                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                 
Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Neuman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 57(FIN) am passed the House.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved the effective date clause.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?"  The                                                         
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 57(FIN) am                                                                                                                 
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  23   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              

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Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                    
LeDoux, Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck,                                                                   
Westlake, Wool                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Millett,                                                             
Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                                
Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Neuman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, lacking the required 27 votes, the effective date clause was not                                                        
adopted, and the new title follows:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(FIN) am(efd fld)                                                                                   
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                    
    program expenses of state government and for certain programs;                                                              
    capitalizing funds; repealing appropriations; making supplemental                                                           
    appropriations and reappropriations; and making appropriations                                                              
    under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from                                                        
    the constitutional budget reserve fund."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved that the appropriations from the                                                                      
constitutional budget reserve fund (Article IX, Section 17(c),                                                                  
Constitution of the State of Alaska) be adopted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the House adopt the appropriations from                                                              
the constitutional budget reserve fund?"  The roll was taken with the                                                           
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 57(FIN) am(efd fld)                                                                                                        
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Constitutional Budget Reserve Appropriations                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake, Wool                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                 
Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Neuman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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And so, lacking the required 30 votes, the appropriations from the                                                              
constitutional budget reserve fund were not adopted, and the new title                                                          
follows:                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(FIN) am(brf sup maj fld)(efd fld)                                                                  
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                    
    program expenses of state government and for certain programs;                                                              
    capitalizing funds; repealing appropriations; and making                                                                    
    supplemental appropriations and reappropriations."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                            
CSHB 57 (FIN) am(brf sup maj fld)(efd fld).                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                      HOUSE BILLS IN THIRD READING                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 59                                                                                                                         
The following, which was held in third reading from the March 17                                                                
calendar (page 671), was read the third time:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 59(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital                                                                 
    expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health                                                              
    program; and providing for an effective date."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Neuman, (who was excused page                                                                  
681), was noted.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative LeDoux moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                      
abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.  Objection was                                                           
heard, and she was required to vote.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 59(FIN) pass the House?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 59(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster,                                                              
Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                              
Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                                   
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake,                                                             
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Reinbold                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 59(FIN) passed the House.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 59(FIN) 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 - Delaina Rachelle Pugh                                                                                                
By Representatives Tilton, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                     
Drummond, Eastman, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                    
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, 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;                                                                 
Senator Hughes                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Chief Master Sergeant George "Bernie" Kale                                                                           
By Representatives Tilton, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                     
Drummond, Eastman, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                    
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, 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;                                                                 
Senator Hughes                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 185                                                                                                                        
The Speaker added a Community & Regional Affairs Committee                                                                      
referral for the following:                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 185                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the relocating and convening of the legislature                                                         
    at the Legislative Information Office in Anchorage; relating to the                                                         
    regulation of lobbying; relating to annual student guests of the                                                            
    legislature; relating to locations of sessions of the legislature;                                                          
    relating to the Legislative Ethics Act; relating to the relocation of                                                       
    functions of state government; and providing for an effective                                                               
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 185 is in the State Affairs Committee with further referrals to the                                                          
Community & Regional Affairs and Finance Committees.  The bill                                                                  
was reprinted today.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara - from 6:00 p.m., March 24 to 8:00 a.m.,                                                                    
March 27                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Talerico - from 12:30 p.m., March 22 to 8:00 a.m.,                                                               
March 23                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 102                                                                                                                        
Representatives Kopp and Parish added as cosponsors to:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 102                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to instruction in a language other than English;                                                           
    and relating to limited teacher certificates."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 186                                                                                                                        
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 186                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the donation of food; and relating to food                                                              
    banks."                                                                                                                     

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                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 59                                                                                                                         
CSHB 59(FIN) 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.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following meetings today were changed:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Finance Committee                                                                                                               
CHANGED TO:                                                    2:15 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Judiciary Committee                                                                                                             
CHANGED TO:                                                    2:00 p.m.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Resources Committee                                                                                                             
CHANGED TO:                                   15 min. after adjournment                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., March 22.  There being no objection,                                                            
the House adjourned at 1:45 p.m.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                            Crystaline Jones                                                                    
                                            Chief Clerk