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2017-04-28 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                             FIRST SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                    Friday                 April 28, 2017                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                         One Hundred Second Day                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:40 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 38 members present.  Representative Thompson had                                                               
been excused from a call of the House today.  Representative Tarr was                                                           
absent and her presence was noted later.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, the Reverend Edwin                                                                  
Weber of Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, Anchorage.                                                                              
Representative Westlake moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                              
invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it was                                                          
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    In deepest respect to the beliefs of all Alaskans, I invite you to                                                          
    join with me in prayer.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    Gracious God, sovereign of all, and author of life, we give                                                                 
    you thanks for this new day, to have woken refreshed this                                                                   
    morning in hope for all this day may hold. We pray for the                                                                  
    work of these women and men here gathered: guide them in                                                                    
    the ways of justice, peace, and righteousness. Empower them                                                                 
    in their labors this day in the holy task of their share in                                                                 
    governing this state so that with all the people of Alaska, we                                                              
    may share in your bountiful mercy. Amen.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Johnson.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 101st legislative day and Senate and House Joint                                                                
Journal Supplement No. 8 be approved as certified by the Chief Clerk.                                                           
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 63                                                                                                                         
The Community & Regional Affairs Committee considered:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 63(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act prohibiting smoking in certain places; relating to                                                                  
    education on the smoking prohibition; and providing for an                                                                  
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 63(CRA)                                                                                 
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Parish and Fansler, Co-                                                                
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Talerico, Drummond, Parish                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Westlake, Saddler, Rauscher                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Fansler                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 63(CRA):                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
2.  Zero, Dept. of Environmental Conservation                                                                                   
3.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
4.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                
5.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
6.  Zero, Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 63(FIN) was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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                     REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 14                                                                                                                         
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 14                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve; and                                                                  
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 14(FSH)                                                                                               
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Tarr, Stutes                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Fansler, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 14(FSH):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Environmental Conservation                                                                                 
2.  Fiscal, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                
3.  Fiscal, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                          
4.  Zero, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                  
5.  Zero, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                  
6.  Zero, Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 14 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:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - James William "Jim" Smith                                                                                         
By Representatives LeDoux, Tarr, Drummond                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Jerrold "Jerry" Cernich                                                                                           
By Representative Tuck                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                          OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HJR 22                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 22 by Representatives                                                                                
Thompson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp, Johnson, Reinbold, Rauscher,                                                                   
Wilson, Talerico, Chenault, Millett, Birch, Tilton, Saddler, and                                                                
Eastman:                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    Urging the Trump Administration to reverse federal government                                                               
    restrictions that adversely affect the ability to access and develop                                                        
    hydrocarbon- and mineral-rich portions of the outer continental                                                             
    shelf and to support responsible resource development of the outer                                                          
    continental shelf, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and the                                                             
    National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska; urging the United States                                                               
    Congress to assist in the development of the outer continental                                                              
    shelf adjacent to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the                                                               
    National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska and to share the revenue                                                                
    generated from federal land; and stating the intention to use part of                                                       
    the revenue from federal land to build the necessary infrastructure                                                         
    to support the development and preserve the environmental                                                                   
    integrity of the federal land in the outer continental shelf adjacent                                                       
    to the state.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Arctic Policy, Economic Development, & Tourism and the Resources                                                                
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                             OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 240                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 240 by Representative Guttenberg, entitled:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the registration and duties of pharmacy                                                                 
    benefits managers; relating to procedures, guidelines, and                                                                  
    enforcement mechanisms for pharmacy audits; relating to the cost                                                            

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    of multi-source generic drugs and insurance reimbursement                                                                   
    procedures; relating to the duties of the director of the division of                                                       
    insurance; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 76                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 76                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the mariculture revolving loan fund and loans                                                           
    from the fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 FSH RPT CS(FSH) NT 3DP 3NR                                          781                                                        
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                      782                                                        
 FN2: ZERO(DFG)                                                      782                                                        
 FIN RPT CS(FSH) NT 7DP 3NR 1AM                                    1233                                                         
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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. 76(FSH)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to the mariculture revolving loan fund and loans                                                           
    and grants from the fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
76(FSH) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                 
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 76(FSH) will advance to third reading on the May 1 calendar.                                                               

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HB 128                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 128                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to management of enhanced stocks of shellfish;                                                             
    authorizing certain nonprofit organizations to engage in shellfish                                                          
    enhancement projects; relating to application fees for salmon                                                               
    hatchery permits; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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 FIN RPT 8DP 1NR 2AM                                               1234                                                         
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 FN2: INDETERMINATE(DFG)                                           1235                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
HB 128 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 128 will advance to third reading on the May 1 calendar.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 229                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 229                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to a bond or cash deposit required for an oil or                                                           
    gas business; relating to claims against an oil and gas business;                                                           
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT 5DP 1NR                                                   1235                                                         
 FN1: ZERO(CED)                                                    1236                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
HB 229 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 229 will advance to third reading on the May 1 calendar.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 235                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 235                                                                                                          
    "An Act creating the North Star Medal."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 STA RPT CS(STA) 4DP                                               1185                                                         
 FN1: ZERO(DPS)                                                    1185                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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. 235(STA)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
235(STA) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 235(STA) will advance to third reading on the May 1 calendar.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 1                                                                                                                          
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 27                                                            
calendar (page 1239), was read the third time:                                                                                  

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    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."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Birch moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                
1(JUD) be returned to second reading for the specific purpose of                                                                
considering Amendment No. 1.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Birch, Saddler,                                                                  
Kopp, Tilton, Johnston, Rauscher, Johnson, and Wilson:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 5, following "election;" (title amendment):                                                                      
    Insert "prohibiting the replacement of a candidate who was                                                                
nominated at a primary election or the replacement after the date                                                             
of the primary election of a candidate who was nominated by                                                                   
petition on a joint ticket for the offices of governor and lieutenant                                                         
governor on the general election ballot unless the original                                                                   
candidate nominated dies, becomes disqualified, or is                                                                         
incapacitated; clarifying that the only candidate nominated by                                                                
petition that may be replaced by another candidate on the general                                                             
election ballot is a candidate nominated on a joint ticket for the                                                            
offices of governor and lieutenant governor;"                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Page 11, following line 9:                                                                                                      
    Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                           
"* Sec. 26. AS 15.25.110 is amended to read:                                                                                  
         Sec. 15.25.110. Filling vacancies by party petition. If a                                                            
    candidate of a political party nominated at the primary election                                                            
    dies, [WITHDRAWS, RESIGNS,] becomes disqualified from                                                                       
    holding the office for which the candidate is nominated, or is                                                              
    certified as being incapacitated in the manner prescribed by this                                                           
    section after the primary election and 64 days or more before the                                                           
    general election, the vacancy may be filled by party petition. The                                                          
    central committee of any political party or any party district                                                              

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    committee may certify as being incapacitated any candidate                                                                  
    nominated by their respective party by presenting to the director a                                                         
    sworn statement made by a panel of three licensed physicians, not                                                           
    more than two of whom may be of the same political party, that                                                              
    the candidate is physically or mentally incapacitated to an extent                                                          
    that would, in the panel's judgment, prevent the candidate from                                                     
    active service during the term of office if elected. The director                                                           
    shall place the name of the person nominated by party petition on                                                           
    the general election ballot. The name of a candidate disqualified                                                           
   under this section may not appear on the general election ballot.                                                           
   * Sec. 27. AS 15.25.190 is amended to read:                                                                                
         Sec. 15.25.190. Placement of names on general election                                                               
    ballot. The director shall place the names and the political group                                                        
    affiliation of persons who have been properly nominated by                                                                  
    petition on the general election ballot. Except as provided in (b)                                                      
    of this section, after the date of the primary election, a                                                              
    candidate who was nominated by petition may not be replaced                                                             
    by another candidate on the general election ballot.                                                                    
   * Sec. 28. AS 15.25.190 is amended by adding a new subsection to                                                           
read:                                                                                                                           
         (b) If a candidate nominated as part of a joint ticket for the                                                         
    offices of governor and lieutenant governor dies, becomes                                                                   
    disqualified from holding the office the candidate is seeking, or is                                                        
    certified as incapacitated, the remaining candidate may select a                                                            
    new person to run on the joint ticket. The requirements adopted by                                                          
    the division for a candidate nominated as part of a joint ticket to                                                         
    certify a candidate nominated by petition as incapacitated or to file                                                       
    a petition nominating a replacement candidate under this                                                                    
    subsection, and for the division to place the name of the                                                                   
    replacement candidate under this subsection on the general                                                                  
    election ballot, must be substantially the same as the requirements                                                         
    for party candidates under AS 15.25.110 and 15.25.120 relating to                                                           
    filling vacancies of party nominees."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Birch moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                     
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck objected.                                                                                                   

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**The presence of Representative Tarr was noted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representatives Wool, Tuck, and Eastman moved and asked                                                                         
unanimous consent to abstain from voting because of a conflict of                                                               
interest.  Objection was heard, and they were required to vote.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that many members may have a perceived conflict                                                              
of interest and ruled that all members were required to vote.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 1(JUD)                                                                                                                     
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  23   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp, Millett,                                                                
Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                  
Talerico, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara,                                                                
Grenn, Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                   
LeDoux, Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck,                                                                   
Westlake, Wool                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Thompson                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 1(JUD) was automatically in third reading.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 1(JUD) pass the House?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 1(JUD)                                                                                                                     
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake, Wool                                                            

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Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Thompson                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 1(JUD) passed the House.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved the effective date clause.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?"  The                                                         
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 1(JUD)                                                                                                                     
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  30   NAYS:  8   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Gara,                                                                
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp,                                                                   
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                                 
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake,                                                             
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Johnson, Knopp, Rauscher, Reinbold,                                                                             
Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Thompson                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Foster                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
And so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                            
CSHB 1(JUD).                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                            RECONSIDERATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 211                                                                                                                        
Representative Tuck brought up reconsideration of the vote on CSHB                                                              
211(RES)(efd fld) (page 1255).                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following was before the House in third reading:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    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."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 211(RES) pass the                                                                 
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 211(RES)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  21   NAYS:  18   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Westlake, Wilson                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Thompson                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 211(RES) passed the House on reconsideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved the effective date clause.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?"  The                                                         
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 211(RES)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  23   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake,                                                         
Wool                                                                                                                            

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Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                 
Talerico, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Thompson                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, lacking the required 27 votes, the effective date clause was not                                                        
adopted, and the new title follows:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 211(RES)(efd fld)                                                                                     
    "An Act requiring a nonresident to be accompanied by a guide or                                                             
    resident spouse or relative when hunting certain caribou."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Westlake moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                    
rescind action in passing CSHB 211(RES)(efd fld).  There being no                                                               
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 211(RES) pass the                                                                 
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 211(RES)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  21   NAYS:  18   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Westlake, Wool                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Thompson                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 211(RES) passed the House on reconsideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved the effective date clause.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?"  The                                                         
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 211(RES)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake, Wool                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Thompson                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, lacking the required 27 votes, the effective date clause was not                                                        
adopted, and the new title follows:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 211(RES)(efd fld)                                                                                     
    "An Act requiring a nonresident to be accompanied by a guide or                                                             
    resident spouse or relative when hunting certain caribou."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 211(RES)(efd fld) was referred to the Chief Clerk for                                                                      
engrossment.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                              (continued)                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 103                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 27                                                            
calendar (page 1239), was read the third time:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the practice of optometry; and providing for an                                                         
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
CSHB 103(FIN) be returned to second reading for the specific purpose                                                            
of considering Amendment No. 1.  There being no objection, it was so                                                            
ordered.                                                                                                                        

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The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHB 103(FIN) would be                                                              
returned to second reading for all amendments.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Wilson and                                                                       
Reinbold:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 31, through page 3, line 8:                                                                                        
    Delete all material and insert:                                                                                             
         "(b)  A licensee may not perform ophthalmic surgery. In this                                                           
    subsection, "ophthalmic surgery"                                                                                            
             (1)  means an invasive procedure in which human tissue                                                             
    is cut, ablated, or otherwise penetrated by incision, laser, or other                                                       
    means to treat diseases of the human eye, alter or correct                                                                  
    refractive error, or alter or enhance cosmetic appearance;                                                                  
             (2)  does not include the procedure described in                                                                   
    AS 08.72.273."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Spohnholz objected.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
**Representative Johnston, who was excused (page 1257), left the                                                                
Chamber.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  30   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Gara, Johnson, Josephson, Reinbold,                                                                    
Tilton, Wilson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Grenn,                                                                
Guttenberg, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton,                                                              
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake,                                                            
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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Excused:  Johnston, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative Reinbold:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 31, through page 3, line 3:                                                                                        
    Delete "unless the procedure is                                                                                             
             (1)  within the scope of the licensee's education and                                                              
    training from an accredited school of optometry; and                                                                        
             (2)  authorized by regulations adopted by the board"                                                               
    Insert "as defined in (c) of this section"                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Reinbold moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Spohnholz objected.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  11   NAYS:  27   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Gara, Johnson, Josephson, Kopp,                                                                        
Rauscher, Reinbold, Tarr, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Grenn,                                                                
Guttenberg, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                      
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz,                                                             
Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tuck, Westlake, Wool                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Johnston, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Rauscher changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 103(FIN) was automatically in third reading.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall CSHB 103(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  31   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Grenn,                                                                
Guttenberg, Johnson, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                               
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton,                                                              
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Tilton, Tuck,                                                              
Westlake, Wool                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Gara, Josephson, LeDoux, Reinbold,                                                                     
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Johnston, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 103(FIN) passed the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Reinbold gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                           
CSHB 103(FIN).                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                         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 - Iditarod Dining Facility                                                                                             
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, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                           
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool; Senator                                                                         
Wielechowski                                                                                                                    

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Honoring - Laurie Speakman                                                                                                      
By Senator Micciche; Representatives Knopp, Edgmon, Birch,                                                                      
Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                              
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp,                                                                 
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                                 
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-                                                               
Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson,                                                              
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - 150th Anniversary of the Alaska Purchase                                                                             
By Senators Coghill, Stevens; Representatives Tuck, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                             
Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Fansler,                                                                    
Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson,                                                                  
Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                           
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-                                                               
Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Soldotna High School "Stars" Football Team                                                                           
By Senator Micciche; 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, Sullivan-                                                               
Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson,                                                              
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Morris Breed                                                                                                      
By Senator Micciche; 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, Sullivan-                                                               
Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson,                                                              
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                            RECONSIDERATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 130                                                                                                                        
Representative Chenault brought up reconsideration of the vote on                                                               
HB 130 (page 1247).                                                                                                             

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The following was before the House in third reading:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 130                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the Izembek State Game Refuge, Cape                                                                     
    Newenham State Game Refuge, Palmer Hay Flats State Game                                                                     
    Refuge, Port Moller Critical Habitat Area, Egegik Critical Habitat                                                          
    Area, Pilot Point Critical Habitat Area, Fox River Flats Critical                                                           
    Habitat Area, Kachemak Bay Critical Habitat Area, and Dude                                                                  
    Creek Critical Habitat Area; and providing for an effective date."                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tarr placed a call of the House and lifted the call.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Representative Kito be excused from a call of the House until                                                                   
6:00 p.m., today.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall HB 130 pass the House?"                                                                
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 130                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon,                                                                      
Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Josephson,                                                                   
Kawasaki, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Ortiz,                                                                  
Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wool                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Neuman, Wilson                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Johnston, Kito, Thompson                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 130 passed the House on reconsideration.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 130 was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                         

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                               * * * * *                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Gara requested that members stand for a moment of                                                                
silence to honor the life of Bill Miles, former House member.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 1                                                                                                                          
Representatives Josephson and Tarr added as cosponsors to:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    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."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 6                                                                                                                          
Representative Kito added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 6                                                                                                            
    "An Act establishing the Jonesville Public Use Area."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 38                                                                                                                         
Representatives Tuck, Kawasaki, and Guttenberg added as cosponsors                                                              
to:                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 38                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the calculation and payment of workers'                                                                 
    compensation benefits in the case of permanent partial                                                                      
    impairment; relating to the calculation and payment of workers'                                                             
    compensation death benefits payable to a child of an employee                                                               
    where there is no surviving spouse; relating to the calculation and                                                         
    payment of workers' compensation death benefits for an employee                                                             
    without a surviving spouse or child; relating to notice of workers'                                                         
    compensation death benefits; and providing for an effective date."                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCR 2                                                                                                                         
Representative Tarr added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 2                                                                                          
       Proclaiming April 2017 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 130                                                                                                                        
HB 130 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                                
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 211                                                                                                                        
CSHB 211(RES)(efd fld) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and                                                                 
Chief Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following meeting today was changed:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Resources Committee                                        CANCELED                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., May 1.  There being no objection, the                                                           
House adjourned at 1:42 p.m.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                            Crystaline Jones                                                                    
                                            Chief Clerk