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2017-05-15 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                             FIRST SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                     Monday                     May 15, 2017                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                       One Hundred Nineteenth Day                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 11:16 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 40 members present.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, David Dierdorff of                                                                  
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Larger Fellowship.                                                                         
Representative Westlake moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                              
invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it was                                                          
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Please join me in reverence.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     As we gather together this morning, may we learn to                                                                        
     recognize and affirm the pieces of possibility, the bits of good                                                           
     we bring. May we encourage rather than control; love rather                                                                
     than possess; enable rather than envy. Allowing our individual                                                             
     gifts to weave a patchwork of peace: the soft deep blue of                                                                 
     sensitivity and understanding; the red energy of creativity; the                                                           
     white heat of convictions; the risky, fragile green of new                                                                 
    growth; the golden flashes of gratitude; the warm rose of love.                                                            
     Each of us is indispensable if we are to solve the challenges                                                              
     facing us today. Together, in our gathered diversity, we form                                                              
     the whole. So be it. Shalom. Amen.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Knopp.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 117th and 118th legislative days be approved as                                                                 
certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so                                                              
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 49                                                                                                                         
A message dated May 13 was read stating the Governor signed the                                                                 
following bill and is transmitting the engrossed and enrolled copies to                                                         
the Lieutenant Governor's office for permanent filing:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 49(L&C)                                                                                
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Certified                                                           
      Direct-Entry Midwives; and providing for an effective date."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Chapter No. 7, SLA 2017                                                                                                    
     Effective Date:  May 14, 2017                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                            RECONSIDERATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 74                                                                                                                         
Representative Wool brought up reconsideration of the vote on CSHB                                                              
74(FIN) am (page 1407).                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following was before the House in third reading:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 74(FIN) am                                                                                           
     "An Act relating to a veteran's designation on an identification                                                           
     card or a driver's license for Hmong veterans and Lao veterans;                                                            
     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; relating to special motor vehicle registration                                                             
     plates for recipients of the Bronze Star awarded for valor, Silver                                                         
     Star, Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Air Force Cross,                                                            
     Coast Guard Cross, and other awards reflecting valor; and                                                                  
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          

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The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 74(FIN) am pass the                                                               
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 74(FIN) am                                                                                                                 
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  27   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara,                                                                  
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnston, Josephson, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                             
LeDoux, Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz,                                                             
Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Westlake, Wool                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Kawasaki, Knopp, Neuman,                                                                     
Rauscher, Reinbold, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson                                                            
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 74(FIN) am passed the House on reconsideration.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 74(FIN) am was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 25                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 25                                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to insurance coverage for contraceptives and                                                              
     related services; relating to medical assistance coverage for                                                              
     contraceptives and related services; and providing for an effective                                                        
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 25(FIN)                                                                                              
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representatives Seaton and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Guttenberg, Ortiz, Gara, Kawasaki, Seaton, Foster                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (1):  Neuman                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amend (4):  Pruitt, Tilton, Grenn, Wilson                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 25(FIN):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
3.  Fiscal, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                   
4.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 25 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 51                                                                                                                         
The Rules Committee considered:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 51(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Veterinary                                                          
     Examiners; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 51(RLS)                                                                                
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Veterinary                                                          
     Examiners; relating to the licensure of nail technicians; relating to                                                      
   the practice of manicuring; and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     (pending title change resolution)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative LeDoux, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Claman, LeDoux                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Eastman, Kito, Stutes, Reinbold                                                                         

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The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 51(RLS):                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 51(FIN) was returned to the Rules Committee for placement on                                                               
the calendar.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 55                                                                                                                         
The Rules Committee considered:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 55(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to                                                                
     controlled substances; relating to sentencing; relating to protective                                                      
     orders; relating to restitution; relating to the period of probation;                                                      
     relating to revocation, termination, suspension, cancellation, or                                                          
     restoration of a driver's license; relating to parole; relating to the                                                     
     duties of the Department of Corrections and the Department of                                                              
   Health and Social Services; and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 55(RLS)                                                                                
     "An Act relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to                                                                
     controlled substances; relating to sentencing; relating to protective                                                      
     orders; relating to restitution; relating to the period of probation;                                                      
     relating to revocation, termination, suspension, cancellation, or                                                          
     restoration of a driver's license; relating to parole; relating to the                                                     
     duties of the Department of Corrections and the Department of                                                              
     Health and Social Services; requiring an inventory of and reports                                                          
     on untested sexual assault examination kits; and providing for an                                                          
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     (pending title change resolution)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative LeDoux, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (1):  Claman                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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Do not pass (1):  Eastman                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Stutes, Kito, LeDoux                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Reinbold                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 55(RLS):                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
8.  Zero, Judiciary                                                                                                             
9.  Zero, Senate Finance Committee/Various Depts.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 55(FIN) is on today's calendar.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                          OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HCR 12                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 12 by the House Rules                                                                           
Committee:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules of                                                             
     the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 55,                                                               
     relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to controlled                                                             
     substances; relating to sentencing; relating to protective orders;                                                         
     relating to restitution; relating to the period of probation; relating                                                     
     to revocation, termination, suspension, cancellation, or restoration                                                       
     of a driver's license; relating to parole; and relating to the duties of                                                   
     the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health and                                                             
     Social Services.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HCR 13                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 13 by Representatives                                                                           
Edgmon, LeDoux, Westlake, Tuck, and Foster:                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Dedicating the House Finance Committee Room in the Alaska                                                                  
     State Capitol to the late Representative Albert "Al" P. Sikkiagruk                                                         
     Adams.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and is on today's calendar.                                                                             

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               INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                    
                             OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 250                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 250 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act interpreting the right to privacy under art. I, sec. 22,                                                           
     Constitution of the State of Alaska; relating to the description of a                                                      
     natural person; defining 'conception' and 'preborn child'; relating                                                        
     to civil actions and liability under the Act; repealing limitations on                                                     
     the applicability of laws criminalizing the murder or assault of an                                                        
     unborn child; repealing abortion procedures; relating to crimes                                                            
     involving multiple deaths; changing provisions of certain crimes                                                           
     involving murder, manslaughter, homicide, and assault to refer to                                                          
     preborn children and relating to the penalties and other provisions                                                        
     relating to those crimes; relating to the powers of guardians;                                                             
     relating to powers of attorney for health care decisions; relating to                                                      
     regulation of abortion; relating to medical treatment for minors;                                                          
     relating to the office of public advocacy; repealing medical                                                               
     assistance payment for abortions; relating to court jurisdiction;                                                          
     replacing the term 'unborn' with 'preborn' in certain instances;                                                           
     amending Rule 404(a), Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and                                                             
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services,                                                           
State Affairs  Judiciary, and Finance Committees.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 251                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 251 by Representative Eastman, entitled:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to judicial impeachment; and providing for an                                                             
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs, State Affairs, Judiciary, and Finance Committees.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 124                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         

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     HOUSE BILL NO. 124                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to corporations, including benefit corporations,                                                          
     and other entities; and providing for an effective date."                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                      Journal Page                                                     
                                                                                                                                
 L&C RPT CS(L&C) 1DP 5NR                                                1040                                                    
 FN1: (CED)                                                             1040                                                    
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) 5DP 3DNP 2NR 1AM                                       1339                                                    
 FN1: (CED)                                                             1339                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 124(FIN)                                                                                             
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
124(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 124(FIN) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 150                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 150                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to pay, allowances, and benefits for members of                                                           
     the organized militia."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                      Journal Page                                                     
                                                                                                                                
 MLV RPT 4DP 1NR                                                         451                                                    
 FN1: INDETERMINATE(MVA)                                                 451                                                    
 FIN RPT 11DP                                                           1340                                                    
 FN1: INDETERMINATE(MVA)                                                1340                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
HB 150 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 150 will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 55                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 55(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to                                                                
     controlled substances; relating to sentencing; relating to protective                                                      
     orders; relating to restitution; relating to the period of probation;                                                      
     relating to revocation, termination, suspension, cancellation, or                                                          
     restoration of a driver's license; relating to parole; relating to the                                                     
     duties of the Department of Corrections and the Department of                                                              
   Health and Social Services; and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                      Journal Page                                                     
                                                                                                                                
 JUD RPT 3DP 1DNP 2NR 1AM                                               1099                                                    
 FN8: ZERO(AJS)                                                         1100                                                    
 FN9: ZERO(S.FIN/VARIOUS DEPTS)                                         1100                                                    
 RLS RPT HCS(RLS) NT 1DP 1DNP 3NR 1AM                                   1417                                                    
 FN8: ZERO(AJS)                                                         1418                                                    
 FN9: ZERO(S.FIN/VARIOUS DEPTS)                                         1418                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 55(RLS)                                                                                
     "An Act relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to                                                                
     controlled substances; relating to sentencing; relating to protective                                                      
     orders; relating to restitution; relating to the period of probation;                                                      
     relating to revocation, termination, suspension, cancellation, or                                                          
     restoration of a driver's license; relating to parole; relating to the                                                     

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     duties of the Department of Corrections and the Department of                                                              
     Health and Social Services; requiring an inventory of and reports                                                          
     on untested sexual assault examination kits; and providing for an                                                          
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     (HCR 12 - title change resolution)                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that HCS                                                                  
CSSB 55(RLS) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                                
and placed on final passage.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 55(RLS) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                                                    
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 47                                                                                                                         
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 13                                                              
calendar (page 1382), was read the third time:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 47                                                                                                          
     "An Act requiring certain municipalities with a population that                                                            
     decreased by more than 25 percent between 2000 and 2010 that                                                               
     participate in the defined benefit retirement plan of the Public                                                           
     Employees' Retirement System of Alaska to contribute to the                                                                
     system an amount calculated by applying a rate of 22 percent of                                                            
     the total of all base salaries paid by the municipality to employees                                                       
     of the municipality who are active members of the system during a                                                          
     payroll period; authorizing the administrator of the defined benefit                                                       
     retirement plan of the Public Employees' Retirement System of                                                              
     Alaska to reduce the rate of interest payable by certain                                                                   
     municipalities that are delinquent in transmitting employee and                                                            
     employer contributions to the retirement plan; and providing for                                                           
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall HB 47 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                                
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 47                                                                                                                           
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  2   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster,                                                              
Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                              
Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake,                                                             
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Wilson                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 47 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 47 was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 132                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 13                                                              
calendar (page 1383), was read the third time:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 132(L&C)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to transportation network companies and                                                                   
     transportation network company drivers; and providing for an                                                               
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kawasaki moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSHB 132(L&C) be returned to second reading for the specific                                                                    
purpose of considering Amendment No. 1.  There being no objection,                                                              
it was so ordered.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHB 132(L&C) would be                                                              
returned to second reading for all amendments.                                                                                  

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Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Kawasaki,                                                                        
Josephson, Parish, Knopp, and Tuck:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, line 26, through page 14, line 19:                                                                                     
     Delete all material.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kawasaki moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnston objected.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  15   NAYS:  24   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  1                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Guttenberg,                                                                     
Josephson, Kawasaki, Knopp, Ortiz, Parish, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr,                                                              
Tuck                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Edgmon, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston,                                                              
Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Sullivan-Leonard, Thompson,                                                               
Tilton, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Reinbold                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representatives Josephson,                                                                       
Kawasaki, Seaton, Parish, Knopp, and Tuck:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 14, line 11:                                                                                                               
    Delete "ratified by the voters in a regular municipal election"                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Josephson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                 
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Birch objected.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  20   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara,                                                                         
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Knopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Ortiz,                                                                  
Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston, Kito,                                                                
Kopp, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                             
Sullivan-Leonard, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson, Wool                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess                                                              
until 1:30 p.m.; and so, the House recessed at 12:46 p.m.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                              AFTER RECESS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 1:45 p.m.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                              (continued)                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 132                                                                                                                        
CSHB 132(L&C) was before the House in second reading.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 3 was offered by Representatives Knopp, Kawasaki,                                                                 
Josephson, Parish, and Tuck:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, lines 27 - 28:                                                                                                         
     Delete "or drivers"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, lines 30 - 31:                                                                                                         
     Delete "or drivers"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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Page 13, line 31, through page 14, line 1:                                                                                      
     Delete "and transportation network company drivers"                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 14, lines 3 - 4:                                                                                                           
     Delete "or transportation network company drivers"                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 14, lines 6 - 9:                                                                                                           
     Delete "(1) imposition of a municipal sales tax on a transportation                                                        
network company driver that taxes a trip originating in the                                                                     
municipality in the same manner that other services are taxed in the                                                            
municipality;                                                                                                                   
              (2)"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
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         "(e)  In this section, "transportation network company" has the                                                        
     meaning given in AS 28.23.180."                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Knopp moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                     
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 3 was offered by                                                                               
Representatives Knopp and Kawasaki:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "(1) imposition of a municipal sales tax on a transportation                                                        
network company driver that taxes a trip originating in the                                                                     
municipality in the same manner that other services are taxed in the                                                            
municipality;                                                                                                                   
              (2)""                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Knopp moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                     
Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson objected and withdrew the objection.  There                                                               
being no further objection, Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 3                                                                  
was adopted.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 as amended be                                                                       
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3 as amended                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  21   NAYS:  19   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara,                                                                         
Guttenberg, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Knopp, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                
Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Tuck,                                                                 
Westlake                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Grenn, Johnston, Kito, Kopp,                                                                   
LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                   
Sullivan-Leonard, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson, Wool                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 3 as amended was adopted.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C) am was automatically in third reading.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
132(L&C) am be returned to second reading for the specific purpose                                                              
of rescinding previous action in adopting Amendment No. 3 as                                                                    
amended.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House rescind previous action in adopting Amendment No. 3 as                                                                    
amended.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett placed a call of the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The call was satisfied.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 as amended be                                                                       
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3 as amended                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  21   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                              

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Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara,                                                                         
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Knopp, Ortiz, Parish, Seaton,                                                                  
Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Tuck, Westlake                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston, Kito,                                                                
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher,                                                                
Reinbold, Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson,                                                                  
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 3 as amended was not adopted.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C) was automatically in third reading.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Reinbold placed a call of the House.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The call was satisfied.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 132(L&C) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                
Grenn, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp,                                                                      
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                                 
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Westlake,                                                                   
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Fansler, Guttenberg, Knopp, Tuck                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 132(L&C) passed the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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The House adjourned.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                     THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 83                                                                                                                         
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 13                                                              
calendar (page 1383), was not taken up this legislative day:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 83(HSS)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the protection of vulnerable adults and                                                                
     residents of long term care facilities."                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 83(HSS) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 100                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 13                                                              
calendar (page 1384), was not taken up this legislative day:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 100(RLS)                                                                                      
     "An Act relating to municipal liens; relating to service areas in                                                          
     second class boroughs; relating to a municipal tax exemption or                                                            
     deferral for economic development property; relating to a                                                                  
     municipal tax exemption for a fire protection system; and                                                                  
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 100(RLS) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                                                     
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                  SECOND READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 9                                                                                                                         
The following was not taken up this legislative day:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     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.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HJR 9 will be read the second time on tomorrow's calendar.                                                                      

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HCR 13                                                                                                                        
The following was not taken up this legislative day:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 13                                                                                         
     Dedicating the House Finance Committee Room in the Alaska                                                                  
     State Capitol to the late Representative Albert "Al" P. Sikkiagruk                                                         
     Adams.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HCR 13 will be read the second time on tomorrow's calendar.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                   THIRD READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 19                                                                                                                        
The following, which was held from the May 13 calendar (page 1408),                                                             
was not taken up this legislative day:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 19(AET)                                                                                  
     Commending the Arctic Waterways Safety Committee; supporting                                                               
     the adoption of prevention measures into international agreements                                                          
     to ensure clear, universal, and enforceable marine safety measures                                                         
     in the Arctic; urging the state's delegation in the United States                                                          
     Congress and the governor to promote the adoption of spill                                                                 
     prevention measures into international agreements; and urging the                                                          
     President of the United States and the United States Department of                                                         
     State to initiate negotiations to enter into international agreements                                                      
     to ensure safe and environmentally responsible marine operations                                                           
     in the Arctic.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 19(AET) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                                                       
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                         LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following citation was not taken up today and will be on                                                                    
tomorrow's calendar.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - George Brown                                                                                                      
By Representatives Tarr, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                       
Drummond, Eastman, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                    
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-                                                                     

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Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher,                                                              
Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                 
Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HJR 3                                                                                                                         
Representative Ortiz added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 3                                                                                               
     Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska                                                            
     relating to the duration of regular sessions of the legislature.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HJR 9                                                                                                                         
Representative Gara 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 47                                                                                                                         
Representative Kito added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 47                                                                                                          
     "An Act requiring certain municipalities with a population that                                                            
     decreased by more than 25 percent between 2000 and 2010 that                                                               
     participate in the defined benefit retirement plan of the Public                                                           
     Employees' Retirement System of Alaska to contribute to the                                                                
     system an amount calculated by applying a rate of 22 percent of                                                            
     the total of all base salaries paid by the municipality to employees                                                       
     of the municipality who are active members of the system during a                                                          
     payroll period; authorizing the administrator of the defined benefit                                                       
     retirement plan of the Public Employees' Retirement System of                                                              
     Alaska to reduce the rate of interest payable by certain                                                                   
     municipalities that are delinquent in transmitting employee and                                                            
     employer contributions to the retirement plan; and providing for                                                           
     an effective date."                                                                                                        

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HB 124                                                                                                                        
Representatives Spohnholz and Josephson 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 132                                                                                                                        
Representatives Grenn, Pruitt, and Saddler added as cosponsors to:                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 132(L&C)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to transportation network companies and                                                                   
     transportation network company drivers; and providing for an                                                               
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 51                                                                                                                         
Representative Eastman removed as a cross sponsor to:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 51(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Veterinary                                                          
     Examiners; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 100                                                                                                                        
Representatives Spohnholz and Grenn added as cross sponsors to:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE BILL NO. 100                                                                                                        
     "An Act relating to municipal liens."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 47                                                                                                                         
HB 47 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                                 
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 74                                                                                                                         
CSHB 74 (FIN) am was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                 
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 132                                                                                                                        
CSHB 132(L&C) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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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.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn (page 1429) until 10:00 a.m., May 16.  There being no                                                             
objection, the House adjourned at 4:27 p.m.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                               Crystaline Jones                                                                 
                                               Chief Clerk