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2017-04-19 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                             FIRST SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                 Wednesday                April 19, 2017                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                           Ninety-third Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:41 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 37 members present.  Representatives Chenault and                                                              
Knopp had been excused from a call of the House today.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Stutes, Acting Majority Leader, moved and asked                                                                  
unanimous consent that Representative Tuck be excused from a call of                                                            
the House today.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Father Michael Galbraith                                                            
of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.  Representative Westlake                                                               
moved and asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on                                                              
the journal.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    Gracious and merciful God, we give you thanks for giving us                                                                 
    another day.  Send your spirit upon the members of this                                                                     
    people's House to encourage them in their official tasks.                                                                   
    Assure them that in the fulfillment of their responsibilities,                                                              
    you will provide the grace to enable them to be faithful in                                                                 
    their duties, and the wisdom to be conscious of their                                                                       
    obligations to fulfill them with integrity.  Give to us and all                                                             
    people a vivid sense of your presence that we may learn to                                                                  
    understand each other, to respect each other, to work with                                                                  
    each other, and to live with each other; so shall we make this                                                              
    state of Alaska great in goodness and good in greatness.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    May all that is done this day be for your greater honor and                                                                 
    glory.  Amen.                                                                                                               

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The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Foster.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Stutes moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
journal for the 91st and 92nd legislative days be approved as certified                                                         
by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                      MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 77                                                                                                                         
A message dated April 17 was read stating the Governor signed the                                                               
following bill and is transmitting the engrossed and enrolled copies to                                                         
the Lieutenant Governor's office for permanent filing:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 77 am                                                                                                        
    "An Act making corrective amendments to the Alaska Statutes as                                                              
    recommended by the revisor of statutes; and providing for an                                                                
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    Chapter No. 3, SLA 2017                                                                                                     
    Effective Date:  See Chapter                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 141                                                                                                                        
A message dated April 17 was read stating the Senate passed HB 141                                                              
with the following amendment, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 141(FIN)                                                                                       
    "An Act relating to allocations of funding for the Alaska                                                                   
    Workforce Investment Board; and providing for an effective                                                                  
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 141 is under Unfinished Business.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
A message dated April 17 was read stating the Senate passed the                                                                 
following, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 80                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 80(L&C) by the Senate Labor and                                                                          
Commerce Committee, 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                                                                    
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                    REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HCR 3                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3                                                                                           
    Proclaiming April 2017 as Child Abuse Prevention Month; and                                                                 
    proclaiming April 7, 2017, as Go Blue Friday.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
             CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3(FIN)                                                                     
    Proclaiming April 2017 and April 2018 as Child Abuse                                                                        
    Prevention Month; and proclaiming April 7, 2017, and April 6,                                                               
    2018, as Go Blue Friday.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Foster, Co-chair, with the                                                              
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (10):  Gara, Wilson, Kawasaki, Tilton, Pruitt, Ortiz,                                                                   
Thompson, Guttenberg, Grenn, Foster                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHCR 3(FIN):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, House Health & Social Services Committee                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 3 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       

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HB 1                                                                                                                          
The Judiciary 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(JUD)                                                                                                
    "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 Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Kreiss-Tomkins, Fansler, LeDoux, Claman                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Eastman                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 1(JUD):                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
2.  Zero, Office of the Governor                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 1 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                   
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 33                                                                                                                         
The Community & Regional Affairs Committee considered:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 33                                                                                                           
     "An Act establishing May 31 of each year as Katie John Day."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Fansler and Parish, Co-                                                                
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          

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Do pass (6):  Talerico, Westlake, Rauscher, Drummond, Fansler,                                                                  
Parish                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Saddler                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 33 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 69                                                                                                                         
The Finance 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 Representatives Seaton and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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Do pass (6):  Wilson, Guttenberg, Gara, Thompson, Seaton, Foster                                                                
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Kawasaki, Pruitt, Tilton                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 69(JUD):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2.  Zero, Judiciary                                                                                                             
3.  Fiscal, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 69 was returned to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 176                                                                                                                        
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 176                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for ground                                                             
    emergency medical transportation services; and providing for an                                                             
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 176(HSS)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for                                                                    
    emergency medical transportation services; and providing for an                                                             
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Spohnholz, Chair, with the                                                              
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Edgmon, Spohnholz                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Sullivan-Leonard, Kito                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Eastman                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 176(HSS):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                   
2.  Fiscal, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 176 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   

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HB 195                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 195                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to insurer actions based on credit history and                                                             
    insurance scores at insurance policy renewal; and providing for                                                             
    insurer consideration of consumer requests for exceptions of credit                                                         
    history or insurance scores."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Birch, Kito                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (2):  Sullivan-Leonard, Wool                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Stutes, Josephson                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 195 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 200                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 200                                                                                                          
    "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.'"                                                                                                         

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 200(JUD)                                                                                              
    "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; amending the definition of                                                                 
    'political party'; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (1):  LeDoux                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (2):  Eastman, Kopp                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Kreiss-Tomkins, Claman                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Fansler                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 200(JUD):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Office of the Governor                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 200 was referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 201                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 201                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to municipal regulation of trapping; and                                                                   
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 201(CRA)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Tarr and Josephson, Co-                                                                
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Drummond, Westlake, Parish, Tarr, Josephson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (3):  Rauscher, Talerico, Birch                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 201(CRA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 201 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 51                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 51(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Veterinary                                                           
    Examiners; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Foster, Co-chair, with the                                                              
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (10):  Tilton, Grenn, Guttenberg, Thompson, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                              
Kawasaki, Wilson, Gara, Foster                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 51(FIN) was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SB 88                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 88(RES)                                                                                              
    "An Act authorizing a land exchange with the federal government                                                             
    in which certain Alaska mental health trust land is exchanged for                                                           
    certain national forest land and relating to the costs of the                                                               
    exchange; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Seaton and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (8):  Tilton, Grenn, Thompson, Ortiz, Pruitt, Wilson, Seaton,                                                           
Foster                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Guttenberg, Gara                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 88(RES) was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on                                                               
the calendar.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 100                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 100                                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to municipal liens."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Kreiss-Tomkins, Fansler, LeDoux, Claman                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Amend (2):  Eastman, Millett                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 100 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       

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                     REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 107                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 107                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to certain fish; and establishing a fisheries                                                              
    enhancement permit."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 107(FSH)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to certain fish; and establishing a fisheries                                                              
    rehabilitation permit."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Eastman, Fansler                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Neuman, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 107(FSH):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 107 was referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - William Falsey                                                                                                       
By Representatives Grenn, Gara                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jocelyn Pemberton                                                                                                    
By Representative Grenn                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Natalie Hanson                                                                                                       
By Representative Fansler                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - East High School Music Department                                                                                    
By Representative Pruitt; Senator Giessel                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - ACS Girls Basketball Team 2017 3A State Champions                                                                    
By Representative Pruitt; Senator Giessel                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jeff Jabusch                                                                                                         
By Senator Stedman; Representative Ortiz                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Carla Hadley McConnell                                                                                               
By Senator Wielechowski; Representative LeDoux                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Marge Byrd                                                                                                        
By Representative Ortiz                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Verna Pratt                                                                                                       
By Representative Pruitt; Senator Giessel                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Richard E. Wight                                                                                                  
By Representative Grenn; Senator Costello                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Lloyd Franklin "Pat" O'Connor                                                                                     
By Representative Edgmon; Senator Hoffman                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                            OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 237                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 237 by Representative Neuman, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to escapement thresholds and escapement goals                                                              
    for certain salmon stocks."                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Fisheries and the Resources Committee.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 127                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 127                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to a permanent fund dividend for an individual                                                             
    whose conviction has been vacated, reversed, or dismissed; and                                                              
    relating to the calculation of the value of the permanent fund                                                              
    dividend by including payment to individuals eligible for a                                                                 
    permanent fund dividend because of a conviction that has been                                                               
    vacated, reversed, or dismissed."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 STA RPT 5DP 2NR                                                    426                                                         
 FN1: ZERO(REV)                                                     426                                                         
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) 7DP 2NR 2AM                                      1096                                                          
 FN1: ZERO(REV)                                                   1097                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Stutes moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 127(FIN)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Stutes moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                               
127(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 127(FIN) will advance to third reading on the April 24                                                                     
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                     THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 211                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
advanced to third reading from the April 17 calendar (page 1152),                                                               
would be held to the April 24 calendar:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 211(RES)                                                                                              
    "An Act requiring a nonresident to be accompanied by a guide or                                                             
    resident spouse or relative when hunting certain caribou; and                                                               
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                         LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Stutes moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
House approve the citation on the calendar.  There being no objection,                                                          
the following citation was approved and sent to enrolling:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Anchorage Community YMCA 50th Anniversary                                                                            
By Representatives Josephson, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                  
Drummond, Eastman, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                    
Johnson, Johnston, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                            
Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                    
Thompson, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Stutes moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Drummond - from 7:00 p.m., today to 11:00 p.m.,                                                                  
April 20                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Fansler - from 1:00 p.m., today to 8:00 a.m., April 24                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnson - from 6:30 a.m., April 20 to 10:00 p.m.,                                                                
April 23                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Parish - from 5:00 p.m., today to 11:00 p.m., April 20                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Spohnholz - from 1:00 p.m., today to 10:00 p.m.,                                                                 
April 23                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Sullivan-Leonard - from 6:00 a.m., April 20 to                                                                   
10:00 p.m., April 23                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson - from 6:00 p.m., April 20 to 10:00 a.m.,                                                               
April 24                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Edgmon - 6:00 a.m., April 20 to 10:30 p.m., April 23                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnston - from noon, today to 10:00 a.m., April 24                                                              
(amended from page 1070)                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp - from 7:00 p.m., today to 10:00 a.m., April 24                                                             
(amended from page 1087)                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Knopp - from 10:00 p.m., today to 9:40 p.m., April 23                                                            
(amended from page 1147)                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 25                                                                                                                         
Representative Fansler added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 25                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to insurance coverage for contraceptives and                                                               
    related services; relating to medical assistance coverage for                                                               
    contraceptives and related services; and providing for an effective                                                         
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 33                                                                                                                         
Representative Drummond added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 33                                                                                                           
     "An Act establishing May 31 of each year as Katie John Day."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 124                                                                                                                        
Representative Grenn added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 124                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to corporations, including benefit corporations,                                                           
    and other entities; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 127                                                                                                                        
Representatives Grenn and Tarr added as cosponsors to:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 127                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to a permanent fund dividend for an individual                                                             
    whose conviction has been vacated, reversed, or dismissed; and                                                              
    relating to the calculation of the value of the permanent fund                                                              
    dividend by including payment to individuals eligible for a                                                                 
    permanent fund dividend because of a conviction that has been                                                               
    vacated, reversed, or dismissed."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 184                                                                                                                        
Representative Drummond added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 184                                                                                                          
    "An Act adding to the powers and duties of the State Commission                                                             
    for Human Rights; and relating to and prohibiting discrimination                                                            
    based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 214                                                                                                                        
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 214                                                                                                          
    "An Act renaming a portion of the Alaska Safe Children's Act as                                                             
    Bree's Law; relating to Bree's Law programs and Bree's Law                                                                  
    activities; relating to dating violence and abuse policy, training,                                                         
    awareness, prevention, and notices; and providing for an effective                                                          
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 236                                                                                                                        
Representative Ortiz added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 236                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the Alaska senior benefits payment program."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 51                                                                                                                         
Representative Eastman added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 51(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Veterinary                                                           
    Examiners; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 88                                                                                                                         
Representatives Grenn, Thompson, Kawasaki, and Pruitt added as                                                                  
cross sponsors to:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 88(RES)                                                                                              
    "An Act authorizing a land exchange with the federal government                                                             
    in which certain Alaska mental health trust land is exchanged for                                                           
    certain national forest land and relating to the costs of the                                                               
    exchange; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                          SENSE OF THE HOUSE                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Rauscher removed his name from the Sense of the                                                                  
House (page 1047).                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Stutes moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                
House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., April 21 for a technical session.                                                               
There being no objection, the House adjourned at 11:31 a.m.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                           Crystaline Jones                                                                     
                                           Chief Clerk