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2017-03-29 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                             FIRST SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                 Wednesday               March 29, 2017                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                           Seventy-second Day                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:34 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 40 members present.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, the Reverend Tari Stage-                                                            
Harvey of the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.                                                                           
Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it was                                                          
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    Respecting the beliefs of all Alaskans, I offer this prayer:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    We give thanks for the courage and vision of William Seward                                                                 
    even when he was scorned and chided.  May we too have a                                                                     
    sense of what is possible and worthy of risk.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    Fountain of life, pour out your spirit upon this assembly.  Fill                                                            
    us with charity so we may look upon one another with favor                                                                  
    and grace not judgment and disdain.  Fill us with joy so we                                                                 
    may live in freedom and laughter not in anger and bitterness.                                                               
    Fill us with awe so we may approach the tasks before us with                                                                
    humility and reverence.  Guide us into your way of truth and                                                                
    justice so all may know the fullness of life.  And in you we                                                                
    trust.  Amen.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Sullivan-Leonard.                                                            

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                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 70th and 71st legislative days be approved as certified                                                         
by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                        MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
A message dated March 27 was read stating the Senate accepted the                                                               
invitation to meet in joint session in the House Chamber at 11:00 a.m.,                                                         
April 13 to consider confirmation of the Governor's appointments.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
A message dated March 27 was read stating the Senate passed the                                                                 
following, and they are transmitted for consideration:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 63                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 63(FIN) by the Senate Finance                                                                            
Committee, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act prohibiting smoking in certain places; relating to                                                                  
    education on the smoking prohibition; and providing for an                                                                  
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs and Judiciary Committees.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 64                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 64 by Senator Micciche, entitled:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act adopting the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act;                                                                   
    relating to environmental real property covenants and notices of                                                            
    activity and use limitation at contaminated sites to ensure the                                                             
    protection of human health, safety, and welfare, and the                                                                    
    environment; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs and Labor & Commerce Committees.                                                                                        

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                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The Labor & Commerce Committee reviewed the qualifications of the                                                               
following and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a joint                                                               
session for consideration:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                               Marja Beltrami                                                                                   
                               Wayne Hogue                                                                                      
                             Donovan Rulien II                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Alaska State Board of Public Accountancy.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                Robert Klein                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                             Elizabeth Johnston                                                                                 
                               Richard Jones                                                                                    
                                  John Kerr                                                                                     
                               Jeffrey Koonce                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as members of the State Board of Registration for Architects,                                                                   
Engineers, and Land Surveyors.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                             Jennifer Lombardo                                                                                  
                             Michelle McMullin                                                                                  
                               Terriann Shell                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                Brian Larson                                                                                    
                                Jonathan Vito                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                              Michael Moriarty                                                                                  
                               Steven Scheller                                                                                  
                                Gail Walden                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Dental Examiners.                                                                                    

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                              Warren Christian                                                                                  
                                 Hugh Short                                                                                     
                                David Wight                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Board of                                                               
Directors.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                 Lee Holen                                                                                      
                              Elizabeth Pierce                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Alaska Labor Relations Agency.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Nicholas Miller                                                                                  
                               Peter Mlynarik                                                                                   
                               Mark Springer                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Marijuana Control Board.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                               Ronald Ward II                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Board of Marine Pilots.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                             Karen Cunningham                                                                                   
                               Nicole Jenkins                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Marital and Family Therapy.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                               Traci Gilmour                                                                                    
                                  Jill Motz                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Massage Therapists.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                Dana Brown                                                                                      
                               Kathy Roberts                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                               Joseph Lefleur                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Board of Nursing.                                                                                            

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                              Thomas Trosvig                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Board.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                              Daniel Seamount                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                           Erik Christianson                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Board of Examiners in Optometry.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                  Lana Bell                                                                                     
                                Taryl Giessel                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Pharmacy.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                             Rebecca Bingham                                                                                    
                              Jennifer Carlson                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
as members of the State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy                                                               
Board.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           Anne Brainerd Marko                                                                                  
                              Debra Hamilton                                                                                    
                               Eleanor Vinson                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Professional Counselors.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                              Suzanne Dutson                                                                                    
                              Deborah Gideon                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Psychologist and Psychological Associate                                                             
Examiners.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                               Renee Piszczek                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                Eric Bushnell                                                                                   
                                 Guy Mickel                                                                                     
                                David Pruhs                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Real Estate Commission.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                Deirdre Ford                                                                                    
                             Stephen Hagedorn                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Commission.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                          Saleutogi Letuligasenoa                                                                               
                               Linda Murphy                                                                                     
                               Donna Phillips                                                                                   
                                Aaron Plikat                                                                                    
                                Brett Stubbs                                                                                    
                                 Rick Traini                                                                                    
                               Lake Williams                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair; and                                                                        
Representatives Sullivan-Leonard, Stutes, Wool, Josephson, Birch,                                                               
and Knopp.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The Resources Committee reviewed the qualifications of the following                                                            
and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a joint session for                                                             
consideration:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                 Andy Mack                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
as Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                              Warren Christian                                                                                  
                                 Hugh Short                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Board of                                                               
Directors.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representatives Tarr and Josephson, Co-                                                                
chairs; and Representatives Talerico, Westlake, Johnson, Birch,                                                                 
Rauscher, Drummond, and Parish.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The State Affairs Committee reviewed the qualifications of the                                                                  
following and recommends the appointment be forwarded to a joint                                                                
session for consideration:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                             Wendi Shackelford                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Alaska Police Standards Council.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins Chair; and                                                               
Representatives Tuck, Birch, LeDoux, and Wool.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 1                                                                                                                          
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 1                                                                                                            
    "An Act relating to absentee voting, voting, and voter registration;                                                        
    relating to early voting locations at which persons may vote                                                                
    absentee ballots; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 1(STA)                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to absentee voting, voting, early voting, special                                                          
    needs voting, and voter registration; relating to poll watchers;                                                            
    relating to absentee ballots, questioned ballots, and questioned                                                            
    ballot procedures; relating to which primary election ballot a voter                                                        
    may use; relating to early voting locations at which persons may                                                            
    vote absentee ballots; relating to qualifications to vote at a                                                              
    municipal election; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Wool, LeDoux, Tuck, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Johnson, Knopp, Birch                                                                                   

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The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 1(STA):                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Office of the Governor                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 1 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 69                                                                                                                         
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 69                                                                                                           
    "An Act repealing the Workers' Compensation Appeals                                                                         
    Commission; relating to decisions and orders of the Workers'                                                                
    Compensation Appeals Commission; relating to superior court                                                                 
    jurisdiction over appeals from Alaska Workers' Compensation                                                                 
    Board decisions; repealing Rules 201.1, 401.1, and 501.1, Alaska                                                            
    Rules of Appellate Procedure, and amending Rules 202(a), 204(a)                                                             
    - (c), 210(e), 601(b), and 603(a), Alaska Rules of Appellate                                                                
    Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 69(JUD)                                                                                               
    "An Act repealing the Workers' Compensation Appeals                                                                         
    Commission; relating to decisions and orders of the Workers'                                                                
    Compensation Appeals Commission; relating to superior court                                                                 
    jurisdiction over appeals from Alaska Workers' Compensation                                                                 
    Board decisions; repealing Rules 201.1, 401.1, and 501.1, Alaska                                                            
    Rules of Appellate Procedure, and amending Rules 202(a), 204(a)                                                             
    - (c), 210(e), 601(b), 602(c) and (h), and 603(a), Alaska Rules of                                                          
    Appellate Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Fansler, LeDoux, Claman                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Eastman                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 69(JUD):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                              
2.  Zero, Judiciary                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 69 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 170                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 170                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to securities, registration, exempt securities,                                                            
    exempt transactions, broker-dealers, agents, investment advice,                                                             
    investment advisers, investment adviser representatives, federal                                                            
    covered securities, federal covered investment advisers, viatical                                                           
    settlement interests, small intrastate security offerings, Canadian                                                         
    broker-dealers, and Canadian agents; relating to administrative,                                                            
    civil, and criminal enforcement provisions, including restitution                                                           
    and civil penalties for violations; relating to an investor training                                                        
    fund; establishing increased civil penalties for harming older                                                              
    persons and vulnerable adults; relating to corporations organized                                                           
    under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; amending Rules                                                               
    4, 5, 54, 65, and 90, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule                                                             
    602, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an                                                              
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Sullivan-Leonard, Stutes, Wool, Josephson, Birch, Kito                                                            
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Knopp                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
2.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 170 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 

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HB 175                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 175                                                                                                          
    "An Act ratifying an interstate compact to elect the President and                                                          
    Vice-President of the United States by national popular vote; and                                                           
    making related changes to statutes applicable to the selection by                                                           
    voters of electors for candidates for President and Vice-President                                                          
    of the United States and to the duties of those electors."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Tuck, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (3):  Johnson, Knopp, Birch                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Wool, LeDoux                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Office of the Governor                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 175 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The House Special Committee on Fisheries reviewed the qualifications                                                            
of the following and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a                                                              
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 John Jensen                                                                                    
                          Frederick (Fritz) Johnson                                                                             
                               Reed Morisky                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Fisheries.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                              Clay Bezenek                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Fishermen's Fund Advisory and Appeals Council.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair; and                                                                      
Representatives Eastman, Fansler, Kreiss-Tomkins, and Neuman.                                                                   

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HCR 8                                                                                                                         
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8                                                                                           
    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.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Tarr, Fansler, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Neuman                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HCR 8 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 76                                                                                                                         
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 76                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the mariculture revolving loan fund and loans                                                           
    from the fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 76(FSH)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to the mariculture revolving loan fund and loans                                                           
    and grants from the fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Do pass (3):  Fansler, Tarr, Stutes                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Neuman, Kreiss-Tomkins, Chenault                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 76(FSH):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
2.  Zero, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 76 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Amy Cordell                                                                                                          
By Representative Grenn                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Signe P. Andersen                                                                                                    
By Representative Grenn; Senator Costello                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Courtney Fleischman                                                                                                  
By Representative Kopp                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Grace Christian School, 2017 3A Boys Basketball State                                                                
Champions                                                                                                                       
By Representatives Kopp, Millett                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Delta Rifle Team                                                                                                     
By Representative Rauscher, Senator Dunleavy                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - World War I Veterans on the 100th Anniversary of                                                                     
America's Entry into the War                                                                                                    
By Senator Bishop                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Christopher White                                                                                                 
By Representative Kawasaki                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Dale Tran                                                                                                         
By Representative Grenn                                                                                                         

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               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                          OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HJR 17                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 17 by Representatives Tarr,                                                                          
LeDoux, and Spohnholz:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    Encouraging the United States Congress to pass legislation giving                                                           
    full military burial rights to Hmong veterans of the Vietnam War.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Military & Veterans' Affairs.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                             OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 200                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 200 by Representative LeDoux, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act establishing a top two nonpartisan open primary election                                                            
    system for elective state executive and state and national                                                                  
    legislative offices; repealing the special runoff election for the                                                          
    office of United States senator or United States representative;                                                            
    changing appointment procedures relating to precinct watchers                                                               
    and members of precinct election boards, election district absentee                                                         
    and questioned ballot counting boards, and the Alaska Public                                                                
    Offices Commission; requiring certain written notices to appear in                                                          
    election pamphlets and polling places; relating to declarations of                                                          
    candidacy and letters of intent; and amending the definition of                                                             
    'political party.'"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary and State Affairs                                                         
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 201                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 201 by Representative Josephson, entitled:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to municipal regulation of trapping; and                                                                   
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs and Resources Committees.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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HB 202                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 202 by Representatives Sullivan-Leonard and                                                                      
Millett, entitled:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to telecommunications services for certain                                                                 
    disabled subscribers; and providing for an effective date."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 203                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 203 by Representative Kawasaki, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the sale of certain state land for use as remote                                                        
    recreational cabin sites."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 204                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 204 by Representative Kawasaki, entitled:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to overtaking and passing certain stationary                                                               
    vehicles."                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation and Judiciary                                                        
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 86                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 86                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to nonrenewal of occupational licenses for                                                                 
    default on a student loan."                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that HB 86                                                                
be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and placed on                                                               
final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 86 was read the third time.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 86 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                                
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 86                                                                                                                           
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster,                                                              
Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Ortiz, Parish,                                                              
Pruitt, Rauscher, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                  
Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Neuman, Reinbold, Saddler                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 86 passed the House and was referred to the Chief Clerk                                                              
for engrossment.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 135                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 135                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to school district participation in the school                                                             
    construction grant program."                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 135(EDC)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
135(EDC) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 135(EDC) will advance to third reading on the March 31                                                                     
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                  SECOND READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 14                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14                                                                                               
    Urging the Federal Communications Commission to increase the                                                                
    Rural Health Care Program budget sufficiently to adjust for                                                                 
    inflation, advances in technology and the services available with                                                           
    increased broadband, and the increase in demand for broadband-                                                              
    based services and provide for any unused funds to be carried                                                               
    forward to future funding years, ensuring that rural communities                                                            
    in the state continue to have access to affordable broadband                                                                
    telehealth services.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that HJR 14                                                               
be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and placed on                                                               
final passage.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HJR 14 will advance to third reading on the March 31 calendar.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HCR 7                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 7                                                                                           
    Urging the governor to join the legislature in opposing the                                                                 
    selection of the G South Alternative for the Sterling Highway                                                               
    Milepost 45-60 Project and supporting the selection of the Juneau                                                           
    Creek Alternative; urging the governor to request that the United                                                           
    States Secretary of the Interior initiate a land exchange under the                                                         
    Russian River Land Act; and urging the governor to request that                                                             
    the commissioner of transportation and public facilities and the                                                            
    Division Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration                                                                
    reevaluate the selection of the G South Alternative.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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The question being:  "Shall HCR 7 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                                
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 7                                                                                                                           
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  36   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon,                                                                      
Fansler, Foster, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston, Kito, Knopp, 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                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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Nays:  Gara, Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCR 7 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 - Madison Englund                                                                                                      
By Representatives Wool, 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, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson; Senator Bishop                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Heather Lende                                                                                                        
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, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck,                                                              
Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - John Laux                                                                                                            
By Representatives LeDoux, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                     
Drummond, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson,                                                                    
Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Millett,                                                             
Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                             
Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake,                                                            
Wilson, Wool; Senator Wielechowski                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Abby Conklin                                                                                                         
By Representatives Wool, 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,                                                              

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Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson; Senator Bishop                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Lions Club Centennial                                                                                                
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, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Habitat for Humanity Anchorage                                                                                       
By Representatives LeDoux, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                     
Drummond, Eastman, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                    
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-                                                                     
Tomkins, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold,                                                            
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton,                                                           
Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool; Senator Wielechowski                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Abbott-O-Rabbit Little League                                                                                        
By Senators Giessel, Meyer; Representatives 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, Talerico,                                                               
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Ella H. Wallace                                                                                                   
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, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Doris Etta Bacus                                                                                                  
By Senator Stevens; Representatives Stutes, 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,                                                                 

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Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                 
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Cora Jackinsky Cook                                                                                               
By Senator Coghill; Representatives Talerico, 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, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Albert "Babe" Pagh                                                                                                
By Senator Coghill; Representatives 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, Talerico,                                                               
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Dan Ramras                                                                                                        
By Senator Coghill; Representatives 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, Talerico,                                                               
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Wallace Franklin "Wally" Burnett                                                                                  
By Senator Coghill; Representatives 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, Talerico,                                                               
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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 Fansler - from noon, March 31 to 8:00 a.m., April 3                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Josephson - from 6:30 p.m., March 31 to 12:30 a.m.,                                                              
April 3                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kawasaki - from 12:30 p.m., March 31 to 10:00 p.m.,                                                              
April 3                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt - from 6:00 p.m., March 30 to 1:30 p.m., April 1                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Spohnholz - from 6:00 p.m., March 30 to 1:00 p.m.,                                                               
April 1                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Westlake - from noon, March 31 to 10:30 p.m., April 2                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCR 7                                                                                                                         
Representatives Millett, Birch, and Pruitt added as cosponsors to:                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 7                                                                                           
    Urging the governor to join the legislature in opposing the                                                                 
    selection of the G South Alternative for the Sterling Highway                                                               
    Milepost 45-60 Project and supporting the selection of the Juneau                                                           
    Creek Alternative; urging the governor to request that the United                                                           
    States Secretary of the Interior initiate a land exchange under the                                                         
    Russian River Land Act; and urging the governor to request that                                                             
    the commissioner of transportation and public facilities and the                                                            
    Division Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration                                                                
    reevaluate the selection of the G South Alternative.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 14                                                                                                                        
Representatives Westlake, Spohnholz, Guttenberg, Drummond, and                                                                  
Parish added as cosponsors to:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14                                                                                               
    Urging the Federal Communications Commission to increase the                                                                
    Rural Health Care Program budget sufficiently to adjust for                                                                 
    inflation, advances in technology and the services available with                                                           
    increased broadband, and the increase in demand for broadband-                                                              
    based services and provide for any unused funds to be carried                                                               
    forward to future funding years, ensuring that rural communities                                                            

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    in the state continue to have access to affordable broadband                                                                
    telehealth services.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 15                                                                                                                        
Representative Tuck added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 15                                                                                               
    Encouraging repeal of the REAL ID Act of 2005.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 86                                                                                                                         
Representative Gara added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 86                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to nonrenewal of occupational licenses for                                                                 
    default on a student loan."                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 102                                                                                                                        
Representative Millett added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 102                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to instruction in a language other than English;                                                           
    and relating to limited teacher certificates."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 132                                                                                                                        
Representative Rauscher added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 132                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to transportation network companies and                                                                    
    transportation network company drivers."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 156                                                                                                                        
Representative Drummond added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 156                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to a municipal tax exemption or deferral for                                                               
    economic development property."                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 172                                                                                                                        
Representatives Tarr, Westlake, Parish, and Josephson added as                                                                  
cosponsors to:                                                                                                                  

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 172                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the regulation and production of industrial                                                             
    hemp; relating to industrial hemp pilot programs; providing that                                                            
    industrial hemp is not included in the definition of 'marijuana'; and                                                       
    clarifying that adding industrial hemp to food does not create an                                                           
    adulterated food product."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SCR 4                                                                                                                         
Representatives Kopp and Eastman added as cross sponsors to:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4(STA)                                                                              
    Relating to the Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 9                                                                                                                          
Representative Saddler added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 9(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to military facility zones; and providing for an                                                           
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 46                                                                                                                         
Representative Millett added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 46                                                                                                          
    "An Act establishing October 25 of each year as African                                                                     
    American Soldiers' Contribution to Building the Alaska Highway                                                              
    Day."                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HCR 7                                                                                                                         
HCR 7 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                                 
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 86                                                                                                                         
HB 86 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                                 
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             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 31.  There being no objection,                                                            
the House adjourned at 11:46 a.m.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                            Crystaline Jones                                                                    
                                            Chief Clerk