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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                             FIRST SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                 Wednesday                 May 10, 2017                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                      One Hundred Fourteenth Day                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:43 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 38 members present.  Representative Gara was                                                                   
absent and his presence was noted later.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Representative Chenault be excused from a call of the House from                                                                
today to 8:00 a.m., May 15.  There being no objection, it was so                                                                
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Representative Grenn.                                                               
Representative Westlake moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                              
invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it was                                                          
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
       With the deepest respect for the religious beliefs of all                                                               
    Alaskans, I offer the following prayer.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    Good and Gracious God,                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    We give thanks for your constant presence in our lives.  Make                                                               
    us aware of our call to be a reflection of you. Teach us to walk                                                            
    softly in our lives.  Guide us to places of love and humility.                                                              
    Create in us a peace that passes understanding.  And inspire                                                                
    us to seek out justice for those who find far too little of it in                                                           
    this world.  You have shown us what is good, Lord.                                                                          

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    I ask today that you show us when to act with justice, how to                                                               
    love with mercy and kindness, and where to walk humbly                                                                      
    with you.  Guide us, Lord, that your thoughts become our                                                                    
    thoughts and your ways become our path.  Amen.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Kito.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 109th through 113th legislative days be approved as                                                             
certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so                                                              
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                    REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 74                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 74                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the implementation of the federal REAL ID                                                               
    Act of 2005; and relating to issuance of identification cards and                                                           
    driver's licenses; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 74(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to the implementation of the federal REAL ID                                                               
    Act of 2005; relating to issuance of identification cards and                                                               
    drivers' licenses; relating to data sharing by the Department of                                                            
    Administration; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Seaton and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Grenn, Gara, Seaton, Foster                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amend (7):  Kawasaki, Tilton, Pruitt, Ortiz, Thompson, Stutes                                                                   
(alternate), Wilson                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 74(FIN):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Military & Veterans' Affairs                                                                                 
2.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                
4.  Fiscal, Dept. of Administration                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 74 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Gara was noted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 124                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 124                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to corporations, including benefit corporations,                                                           
    and other entities; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 124(FIN)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Seaton and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Thompson, Grenn, Gara, Seaton, Foster                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (3):  Tilton, Pruitt, Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Ortiz, Stutes (alternate)                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Kawasaki                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 124(FIN):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 124 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 150                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 150                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to pay, allowances, and benefits for members of                                                            
    the organized militia."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Seaton and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (11):  Wilson, Kawasaki, Tilton, Ortiz, Thompson, Grenn,                                                                
Pruitt, Stutes (alternate), Gara, Seaton, Foster                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Military & Veterans' Affairs                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 150 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 173                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 173                                                                                                          
    "An Act establishing the Alaska Climate Change Response                                                                     
    Commission; relating to the powers and duties of the Alaska                                                                 
    Climate Change Response Commission; establishing the climate                                                                
    change response fund; and relating to the surcharge on oil                                                                  
    produced in the state."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 173(STA)                                                                                              
    "An Act establishing the Alaska Climate Change Response                                                                     
    Commission; and relating to the powers and duties of the Alaska                                                             
    Climate Change Response Commission."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Wool, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (3):  Birch, Knopp, Johnson                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Tuck, LeDoux                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 173(STA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Environmental Conservation                                                                                   
2.  Fiscal, Office of the Governor                                                                                              
3.  Fiscal, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 173 was referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 215                                                                                                                        
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 215                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to program receipts; and relating to fees for                                                              
    services provided by the Department of Health and Social                                                                    
    Services."                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 215(HSS)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Spohnholz, Chair, with the                                                              
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Johnston, Edgmon, Spohnholz                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Sullivan-Leonard, Kito                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Eastman                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 215(HSS):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 215 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Claire Smith                                                                                                         
By Representative Birch                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Patricia Ann Stutes, Victor Ashenfelder, and Sidney A.                                                               
Eilerson                                                                                                                        
By Representative Stutes; Senator Stevens                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - American Heritage Girls                                                                                              
By Representative Eastman; Senator Dunleavy                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                         OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 24                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 24 by Representatives Talerico,                                                                      
Johnston, Birch, Wilson, Tilton, Millett, and Johnson:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    Urging the governor and the Alaska delegation in Congress to                                                                
    expedite the responsible development of oil fields in the state to                                                          
    increase the volume of oil transported through the Trans Alaska                                                             
    Pipeline System.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                            OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 246                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 246 by Representatives Guttenberg, Gara, Tuck,                                                                   
and Drummond, entitled:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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        "An Act creating the Broadband Development Commission."                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Labor &                                                           
Commerce Committees.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 247                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 247 by Representatives Edgmon and Gara,                                                                          
entitled:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act naming bridge number 1902 over the Wood River the                                                                   
    Raymond Conquest Bridge."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation Committee.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                    SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 88                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 88(RES)                                                                                              
    "An Act authorizing a land exchange with the federal government                                                             
    in which certain Alaska mental health trust land is exchanged for                                                           
    certain national forest land and relating to the costs of the                                                               
    exchange; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT 8DP 2NR                                                  1172                                                          
 FN1: ZERO(DNR)                                                   1172                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSSB                                                                 
88(RES) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                 
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 88(RES) was read the third time.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Saddler moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                     
abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.  Objection was                                                           
heard, and he was required to vote.                                                                                             

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The question being:  "Shall CSSB 88(RES) pass the House?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 88(RES)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster,                                                               
Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp,                                                              
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish,                                                                   
Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                                 
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake,                                                             
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Josephson                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSSB 88(RES) 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 88(RES) was signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk and                                                                      
returned to the Senate.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                     THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 131                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 5                                                               
calendar (page 1319), and held to today's calendar due to technical                                                             
session (page 1331), was read the third time:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 131                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to relocation assistance for federally assisted                                                            
    public construction and improvement projects and programs; and                                                              
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 131 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 131                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster,                                                               
Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                              
Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake,                                                             
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 131 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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 131 was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 195                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 5                                                               
calendar (page 1320), and held to today's calendar due to technical                                                             
session (page 1331), was read the third time:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 195                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to insurer actions based on credit history and                                                             
    insurance scores at insurance policy renewal; and providing for                                                             
    insurer consideration of consumer requests for exceptions of credit                                                         
    history or insurance scores."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
HB 195 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 Wool, LeDoux,                                                                    
Tuck, Gara, Kawasaki, and Drummond:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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Page 1, lines 1 - 3 (title amendment):                                                                                          
    Delete all material and insert:                                                                                             
""An Act prohibiting an insurer from using a consumer's credit                                                                
history in underwriting, rating, or determining premiums or                                                                   
eligibility for personal insurance.""                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 5, through page 10, line 9:                                                                                        
    Delete all material and insert:                                                                                             
   "* Section 1. AS 21.36.460 is repealed and reenacted to read:                                                              
         Sec. 21.36.460. Restriction on the use of consumer credit                                                            
    history. (a) An insurer may not use a consumer's credit history to                                                        
    underwrite, rate, or determine premiums or eligibility for personal                                                         
    insurance.                                                                                                                  
         (b)  The prohibition against using a consumer's credit history                                                         
    under this section may be waived by the consumer.                                                                           
         (c)  In this section,                                                                                                  
             (1)  "consumer" means an individual policyholder or an                                                             
    applicant for personal insurance;                                                                                           
             (2)  "credit history" means written, oral, or other                                                                
    communication of information by a consumer credit reporting                                                                 
    agency or other source relating to a consumer's creditworthiness,                                                           
    credit standing, or credit capacity;                                                                                        
             (3)  "personal insurance" means                                                                                    
                 (A)  private passenger automobile or motorcycle                                                                
         coverage;                                                                                                              
                 (B)  homeowner coverage, including mobile                                                                      
         homeowner's, manufactured homeowner's, condominium                                                                     
         owner's, and renter's coverage;                                                                                        
                 (C)  dwelling property coverage;                                                                               
                 (D)  earthquake coverage for a residence or personal                                                           
         property;                                                                                                              
                 (E)  personal liability and theft coverage;                                                                    
                 (F)  personal property inland marine coverage;                                                                 
                 (G)  personal boat, watercraft, snowmobile, and                                                                
         recreational vehicle coverage; and                                                                                     
                 (H)  umbrella insurance coverage.                                                                              
   * Sec. 2. AS 21.39.035 and AS 45.48.210(a)(11) are repealed."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     

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Representative Kito objected.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 1 was offered by                                                                               
Representative Wool:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Following "insurance.":                                                                                                         
    Delete "(b) The prohibition against using a consumer's credit                                                               
    history under this section may be waived by the consumer."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Reletter the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 1                                                                  
be adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 195                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 1                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  19   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Gara, Grenn,                                                                          
Guttenberg, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                               
Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Eastman, Foster, Johnston, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Millett,                                                            
Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                  
Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Westlake, Wilson                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 as amended be                                                                       
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 195                                                                                                                          
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1 as amended                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  21   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              

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Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Gara, Guttenberg,                                                                     
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                                     
Parish, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Eastman, Foster, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston, Kito,                                                                  
Knopp, Kopp, Millett, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                              
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Westlake, Wilson                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 as amended was not adopted.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 195 was automatically in third reading.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 195 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 195                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster,                                                               
Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                              
Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake,                                                             
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 195 passed the House and was referred to the Chief Clerk                                                             
for engrossment.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would revert to:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 57                                                                                                                         
A message dated May 10 was read stating the Senate failed to recede                                                             
from its amendment to:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(FIN) am(brf sup maj fld)(efd fld)                                                                  
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                    
    program expenses of state government and for certain programs;                                                              
    capitalizing funds; repealing appropriations; and making                                                                    
    supplemental appropriations and reappropriations."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
namely:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
           SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 57(FIN) am S                                                                    
    "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                    
    program expenses of state government and for certain programs;                                                              
    capitalizing funds; repealing appropriations; making supplemental                                                           
    appropriations and reappropriations; making appropriations under                                                            
    art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the                                                          
    constitutional budget reserve fund; and providing for an effective                                                          
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    (technical title change)                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The President appointed the following members to a Conference                                                                   
Committee to meet with a like committee from the House to consider                                                              
the bills:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 Senator Hoffman, Chair                                                                                                         
 Senator MacKinnon                                                                                                              
 Senator Olson                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker appointed the following members to a Conference                                                                     
Committee to meet with a like committee from the Senate to consider                                                             
the bills:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 Representative Seaton, Chair                                                                                                   
 Representative Foster                                                                                                          
 Representative Pruitt                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that Uniform Rule 23(d) is now in effect.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson - from 6:00 p.m., May 11 to 10:00 a.m.,                                                                 
May 15                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnston - from 7:00 p.m., May 11 to 10:00 p.m.,                                                                 
May 15                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                      CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENTS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 141                                                                                                                        
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House consider the Senate message (page 1164) on the following:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 141                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to allocations of funding for the Alaska                                                                   
    Workforce Investment Board; and providing for an effective                                                                  
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
    SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 141(FIN)                                                                                       
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved that the House concur in the Senate                                                                   
amendment and recommended that the members vote yes.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House concur in the Senate                                                                      
amendment?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SCS HB 141(FIN)                                                                                                                 
Concur                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster,                                                               
Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                

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Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                              
Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake,                                                             
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House concurred in the Senate amendment, thus adopting                                                              
SCS HB 141(FIN).                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Spohnholz moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
Representative Eastman be censured for offensive, insulting, and                                                                
unsubstantiated statements that undermine the dignity of the House.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess to                                                           
1:45 p.m.; and so, the House recessed at 12:44 p.m.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                             AFTER RECESS                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 1:56 p.m.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                             
                              (continued)                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The censure of Representative Eastman was before the House.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                     
abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.  Objection was                                                           
heard, and he was required to vote.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall the House censure Representative                                                                    
Eastman?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Censure Representative Eastman                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  25   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                  
Guttenberg, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp,                                                                          
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                               
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Westlake, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Eastman, Johnston, Kopp, Millett, Neuman, Pruitt,                                                                 
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton,                                                                
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
And so, the motion passed.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 9                                                                                                                         
Representative Stutes added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 9                                                                                                
    Urging the United States government to continue to work with the                                                            
    government of Canada to investigate the long-term, region-wide                                                              
    downstream effects of proposed and existing industrial                                                                      
    development and to develop measures to ensure that state                                                                    
    resources are not harmed by upstream development in British                                                                 
    Columbia.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 124                                                                                                                        
Representatives Gara and Kawasaki added as cosponsors to:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 124                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to corporations, including benefit corporations,                                                           
    and other entities; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 141                                                                                                                        
Representative Spohnholz added as a cosponsor to:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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    SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 141(FIN)                                                                                       
    "An Act relating to allocations of funding for the Alaska                                                                   
    Workforce Investment Board; and providing for an effective                                                                  
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 199                                                                                                                        
Representative Gara added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 199                                                                                                          
    "An Act establishing general fish and wildlife permits and major                                                            
    and minor anadromous fish habitat permits for certain activities;                                                           
    establishing related penalties; and relating to the protection of fish                                                      
    and game and fish and game habitat."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 205                                                                                                                        
Representative Rauscher added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 205                                                                                                          
    "An Act prohibiting a municipality from adopting or enforcing a                                                             
    policy or ordinance relating to sanctuary jurisdictions; and                                                                
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 243                                                                                                                        
Representative Rauscher added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 243                                                                                                          
    "An Act requiring an advisory vote on the enactment of an                                                                   
    individual income tax."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 88                                                                                                                         
Representatives Sullivan-Leonard and Saddler added as cross sponsors                                                            
to:                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 88(RES)                                                                                              
    "An Act authorizing a land exchange with the federal government                                                             
    in which certain Alaska mental health trust land is exchanged for                                                           
    certain national forest land and relating to the costs of the                                                               
    exchange; and providing for an effective date."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
With appointment of the Conference Committee on the operating                                                                   
budget, Rule 23(d) of the Uniform Rules is in effect as of May 10.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following meeting today was changed:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Finance Committee                                         CANCELED                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Labor & Commerce Committee                                CANCELED                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 131                                                                                                                        
HB 131 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                                
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 195                                                                                                                        
HB 195 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                                
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 208                                                                                                                        
Reconsideration of the following was not taken up on this legislative                                                           
day.  It was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                              
transmitted to the Senate for consideration:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 208                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to trusts and powers of appointment; and                                                                   
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., May 12.  There being no objection,                                                              
the House adjourned at 4:48 p.m.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                           Crystaline Jones                                                                     
                                           Chief Clerk