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2018-02-16 House Journal

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                              HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                         ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                          THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                              SECOND SESSION                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                     Friday             February 16, 2018                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                            Thirty-second Day                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:38 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 32 members present.  There was one vacancy.                                                                    
Representatives Birch, Knopp, Reinbold, and Thompson had been                                                                   
excused from a call of the House today.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Representatives LeDoux, Rauscher, and Spohnholz be excused from a                                                               
call of the House today.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, the Reverend Nancy                                                                  
Campbell of White Fields Church.  Representative Ortiz moved and                                                                
asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.                                                           
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     With respect for each person here, I offer this prayer:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Dear Heavenly Father,                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     O, you who rule the heavens and earth. To you I give all the praise                                                        
     and honor and glory. To your throne I come on behalf of this                                                               
     House of Representatives. Bless them now, Lord.  Bless their                                                               
     labors this day. Grant them a working unity as they reason                                                                 
     together in this Chamber. Bring refreshing to them and lift all                                                            
     stress and anxiety off of their shoulders. May your peace, the                                                             
     peace that passes all understanding, rest upon them. May you be                                                            

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     their keeper, Lord; be their shade at their right hand. Let not the                                                        
     sun strike them by day nor the moon by night. Preserve them from                                                           
     all evil. Preserve their going out and their coming in.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     O Lord, be merciful to them and bless them.  Cause your face to                                                            
     shine upon them. I pray this in Jesus' name. Amen.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Grenn.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                       CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 30th and 31st legislative days, House Journal                                                                   
Supplement No. 11, and House and Senate Joint Journal Supplement                                                                
No. 15 be approved as certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no                                                             
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                * * * * *                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Parish introduced Amanda Lee, TJ Johnston, and                                                                   
Lucas Pasterski, Guest Pages, from Juneau.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                         MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
A message dated February 14 was read stating the Senate passed the                                                              
following, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                       FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                           
                             OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 37                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 37(FIN) by the Senate Finance                                                                            
Committee, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to the Board of Pharmacy; relating to the                                                                 
     licensing of certain entities and inspection of certain facilities                                                         
     located outside the state; relating to drug supply chain security;                                                         
     creating a position of executive administrator for the Board of                                                            
     Pharmacy; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker later removed the Labor & Commerce Committee                                                                        
referral.  CSSB 37(FIN) was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                              COMMUNICATIONS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following were received:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                                          
Annual Report                                                                                                                   
February 15, 2018                                                                                                               
(as required by AS 14.03.078)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Office of the Ombudsman                                                                                                         
2017 Annual Report                                                                                                              
(as required by AS 24.55.230)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                      REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HJR 21                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                              
     NO. 21                                                                                                                     
     Urging the federal government to respect the authority of the state                                                        
     to regulate marijuana use, production, and distribution and to                                                             
     honor previous federal guidance on marijuana policy; and urging                                                            
     the federal government to reconsider its listing of marijuana as a                                                         
     schedule I controlled substance.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (1):  Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (5):  Tuck, Birch, Knopp, Wool, Johnson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  LeDoux                                                                                                              

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The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SSHJR 21 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                               
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 224                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 224                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to reemployment of persons who retire under the                                                           
     teachers' retirement system."                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 224(STA)                                                                                             
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Birch, Knopp, Wool, Johnson, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Tuck, LeDoux                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 224(STA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Administration                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 224 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 279                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 279                                                                                                         
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Real Estate                                                                  
     Commission; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representatives Seaton and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Wilson, Gara, Kawasaki, Ortiz, Thompson, Seaton,                                                                  
Foster                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Pruitt, Grenn, Tilton, Guttenberg                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 279 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 293                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 293                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to powers of the Alaska Police Standards                                                                  
     Council; and relating to background checks for admission to                                                                
     police training programs and certification as a police officer."                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Wool, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Tuck, Birch, Knopp, Johnson                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Corrections                                                                                                  
2.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 293 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 298                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             

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     HOUSE BILL NO. 298                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the number of superior court judges in the first                                                       
     judicial district; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes (alternate), LeDoux,                                                                 
Millett, Claman                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Eastman                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Judiciary                                                                                                             
2.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 298 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 299                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 299                                                                                                         
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Alcoholic Beverage                                                           
     Control Board; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 299(L&C)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the authority of the director of the Alcoholic                                                         
     Beverage Control Board; extending the termination date of the                                                              
     Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; and providing for an effective                                                           
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Sullivan-Leonard, Stutes, Wool, Josephson, Birch,                                                                 
Knopp, Kito                                                                                                                     

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The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 299(L&C):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 299 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 301                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the renewal and transfer of ownership of a                                                             
     beverage dispensary license or restaurant or eating place license."                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 301(L&C)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the renewal of a license involving alcoholic                                                           
     beverages; relating to the renewal and transfer of ownership of a                                                          
     beverage dispensary license or restaurant or eating place license;                                                         
     and relating to issuance of an outdoor recreation lodge license in a                                                       
     local option area."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Wool, Josephson, Birch,                                                                 
Knopp, Kito                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 301(L&C):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 301 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 319                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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     HOUSE BILL NO. 319                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to criminal background checks for marijuana                                                               
     establishment registrations and renewals; and providing for an                                                             
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 319(STA)                                                                                             
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Tuck, Knopp, Wool, LeDoux, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Birch, Johnson                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 319(STA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
2.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 319 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                      REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 262                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs                                                                     
considered:                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 262                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to temporary courtesy licenses for certain                                                                
     nonresident professionals; and relating to the Department of                                                               
     Commerce, Community, and Economic Development."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 262(MLV)                                                                                             
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representative Tuck, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Saddler, Parish, LeDoux, Tuck                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Rauscher                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 262(MLV):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 262 was referred to the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                        INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following citation was introduced and taken up later as a Special                                                           
Order of Business:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Sharon Leon                                                                                                       
By Representatives Tuck, Grenn                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Mayzie Potton                                                                                                        
By Representative Knopp; Senator Micciche                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Vanessa Durhsen                                                                                                      
By Representatives Claman, Johnston                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Lorraine Lopez                                                                                                    
By Senator MacKinnon                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                   
                           OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HR 6                                                                                                                          
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 6 by the House Rules Committee by                                                                          
request:                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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     Urging the United States Department of the Interior to maintain                                                            
     three lease sales in the Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea Planning                                                             
     Areas and two lease sales in the Cook Inlet Planning Area and to                                                           
     remove certain potential lease sales.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Rules Committee for                                                                 
placement on the calendar.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HCR 18                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 18 by Representatives                                                                           
Guttenberg and Kito:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Amending the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature to                                                              
     prevent a legislator from being absent after the 90th consecutive                                                          
     calendar day from the date the regular session convened if an                                                              
     appropriation bill authorizing state operating expenditures has not                                                        
     been passed.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HCR 19                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 19 by Representatives                                                                           
Ortiz and Kreiss-Tomkins:                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Urging Governor Bill Walker to issue an administrative order                                                               
     recognizing a linguistic emergency.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Community & Regional                                                                
Affairs Committee.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 20                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 20 by Representative                                                                            
Eastman:                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Recognizing the public health crisis created by the accessibility                                                          
     and pervasiveness of pornography; and recognizing the need for                                                             
     education, prevention, research, and changes in public policy to                                                           
     address the harms caused by the accessibility and pervasiveness of                                                         
     pornography in communities in the state.                                                                                   

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was read the first time and referred to the Education, Health & Social                                                          
Services, and Judiciary Committees.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                   
                              OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 350                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 350 by Representative Ortiz, entitled:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to certain fees for using an automated teller                                                             
     machine."                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce                                                                    
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 351                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 351 by Representative Spohnholz, entitled:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to care of juveniles and to juvenile justice;                                                             
     relating to employment of juvenile probation officers by the                                                               
     Department of Health and Social Services; relating to terms used                                                           
     in juvenile justice; relating to mandatory reporters of child abuse                                                        
     or neglect; relating to adjudication of minor delinquency and the                                                          
     deoxyribonucleic acid identification registration system; relating                                                         
     to sexual assault in the third degree; relating to sexual assault in                                                       
     the fourth degree; repealing a requirement for administrative                                                              
     revocation of a minor's driver's license, permit, privilege to drive,                                                      
     or privilege to obtain a license for consumption or possession of                                                          
     alcohol or drugs; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services                                                            
and Judiciary Committees.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 352                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 352 by the House Rules Committee by request of                                                                   
the Governor, entitled:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to voter registration; and providing for an                                                               
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Office of the Governor                                                                                                
2.  Fiscal, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Governor's transmittal letter dated February 15 follows:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
"Dear Speaker Edgmon:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Under the authority of Article III, Section 18, of the Alaska                                                                   
Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to voter registration and                                                       
Permanent Fund Dividend applications.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
This bill would make clarifying amendments to the voter registration                                                            
and Permanent Fund Dividend application statutes amended in 2016                                                                
by ballot measure 15PFVR, which created a process for Alaskans to                                                               
register to vote using their Permanent Fund Dividend application. The                                                           
bill would clarify that the Director of the Division of Elections must                                                          
treat eligible Permanent Fund Dividend applicants as a new or updated                                                           
voter registrations, unless an applicant declines to provide the statutory                                                      
required information for voter registration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The bill would also specify that the Director will process the                                                                  
registration information received and notify the applicant of his or her                                                        
registration status. Finally, the bill would make harmonizing                                                                   
amendments to AS 43.23.016 governing record sharing procedures                                                                  
from the Commissioner of the Department of Revenue to the Director                                                              
of the Division of Elections. If passed, this bill would save an                                                                
estimated $200,000 annually in mailing costs and efficiencies such as                                                           
fully automating the voter registration process and reducing paper                                                              
transactions.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
I urge your prompt and favorable action on this measure.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Sincerely,                                                                                                                      
/s/                                                                                                                             
Bill Walker                                                                                                                     
Governor"                                                                                                                       

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HB 353                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 353 by Representative Spohnholz, entitled:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to the licensure of marital and family therapists;                                                        
     relating to medical assistance for marital and family therapists'                                                          
     services; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 354                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 354 by Representative Ortiz, entitled:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to dive fishery management assessment                                                                     
     procedures."                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Fisheries and the Resources Committee.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 355                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 355 by Representative Guttenberg, entitled:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to the crime of criminally negligent burning;                                                             
     relating to protection of and fire management on forested land;                                                            
     relating to prohibited acts and penalties for prohibited acts on                                                           
     forested land; and providing for an effective date."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Resources and Judiciary                                                             
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 356                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 356 by Representative Kopp, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act requiring the Department of Health and Social Services                                                             
     to apply for a waiver to establish work requirements for certain                                                           
     adults who are eligible for the state medical assistance program."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health & Social Services,                                                           
Labor & Commerce, and Finance Committees.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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HB 357                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 357 by Representative Kopp, entitled:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to alcoholic beverages; relating to the regulation                                                        
     of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and common carriers of                                                           
     alcoholic beverages; relating to licenses, endorsements, and                                                               
     permits involving alcoholic beverages; relating to the Alcoholic                                                           
     Beverage Control Board; relating to offenses involving alcoholic                                                           
     beverages; amending Rule 17, Alaska Rules of Minor Offense                                                                 
     Procedure; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Judiciary Committees.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                   CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 20                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 20                                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to marriage solemnization; and authorizing                                                                
     elected public officials in the state to solemnize marriages."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                    Journal Page                                                       
                                                                                                                                
 STA RPT CS(STA) 4DP 2DNP                                              315                                                      
 FN1: ZERO(DHS)                                                        316                                                      
 JUD RPT CS(JUD) 4DP 1NR 2AM                                           553                                                      
 FN1: ZERO(DHS)                                                        554                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The Rules Committee submitted the following updated fiscal note:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
2.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 20(JUD)                                                                                              
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
20(JUD) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                 
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 20(JUD) will advance to third reading on the February 19                                                                   
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                       THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 142                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
advanced to third reading from the February 14 calendar (page 2426),                                                            
would be held to the February 19 calendar:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 142(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to unemployment insurance benefits; increasing                                                            
     the maximum weekly unemployment insurance benefit rate; and                                                                
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 312                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the                                                                     
February 14 calendar (page 2426), was read the third time:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 312                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to arrest without a warrant for assault in the                                                            
     fourth degree at a health care facility; and relating to an                                                                
     aggravating factor at sentencing for a felony offense against a                                                            
     medical professional at a health care facility."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
HB 312 be returned to second reading for the specific purpose of                                                                
considering Amendment No. 1.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 312 be returned to second reading for                                                            
the specific purpose of considering Amendment No. 1?"  The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 312                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Return to Second for Amendment No. 1                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  27   EXCUSED:  7   ABSENT:  0  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Eastman, Kawasaki, Neuman, Talerico                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                           
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kito, Kopp,                                                                           
Kreiss-Tomkins, Lincoln, Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Saddler,                                                               
Seaton, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Tarr, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Birch, Knopp, LeDoux, Rauscher, Reinbold, Spohnholz,                                                                  
Thompson                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 312 was not returned to second reading.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 312 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 312                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  31   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  7   ABSENT:  0  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                 
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp,                                                                 
Kreiss-Tomkins, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                                
Saddler, Seaton, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Tilton,                                                              
Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Birch, Knopp, LeDoux, Rauscher, Reinbold, Spohnholz,                                                                  
Thompson                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 312 passed the House and was referred to the Chief Clerk                                                             
for engrossment.                                                                                                                

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                          LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House approve the citations on the calendar.  There being no                                                                    
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Valdez High School Girls Volleyball Team, 2017 State 3A                                                              
Championships                                                                                                                   
By Representatives Rauscher, Eastman, Neuman, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                 
Tilton, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Foster, Gara,                                                                
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito,                                                                
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                          
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                             
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The Delta Junction High School Rifle Team                                                                            
By Representatives Rauscher, Eastman, Neuman, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                 
Tilton, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Foster, Gara,                                                                
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito,                                                                
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                          
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                             
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Lindsay C. Knight                                                                                                    
By Senator Stevens; Representatives Stutes, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                            
Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                     
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-                                                                     
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                               
Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                               
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman 70th Anniversary                                                                          
By Senator Wilson; Representatives Rauscher, Eastman, Neuman,                                                                   
Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                      
Drummond, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston,                                                                   
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                               
Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                             
Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Richard Rodda Gay                                                                                                 
By Representatives Claman, Josephson, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                  
Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson,                                                                    
Johnston, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton,                                                              
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Margaret Szili Anderson                                                                                           
By Representatives Seaton, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                     
Drummond, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston,                                                                   
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                               
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Spohnholz,                                                           
Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck,                                                               
Wilson, Wool; Senator Stevens                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Rod McCoy                                                                                                         
By Representatives Claman, LeDoux, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                     
Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson,                                                                    
Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lincoln,                                                             
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton,                                                              
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Joel Switzer                                                                                                      
By Representatives Guttenberg, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                 
Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston,                                                                      
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                               
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton,                                                              
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Edgar P. Bailey                                                                                                   
By Representatives Seaton, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                     
Drummond, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston,                                                                   
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                               
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Spohnholz,                                                           
Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck,                                                               
Wilson, Wool; Senator Stevens                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Fredrick Hans Elvsaas                                                                                             
By Senator Stevens; Representatives Stutes, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                            
Claman, Drummond, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson,                                                                     
Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                      
LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher,                                                              
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Neuman - from noon, today to 10:00 a.m., February 19                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Sullivan-Leonard - from 4:00 a.m., February 17 to                                                                
8:00 a.m., February 19                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool - from 8:00 p.m., today to 9:30 a.m.,                                                                       
February 19                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                             RECONSIDERATION                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 215                                                                                                                        
Representative Millett brought up reconsideration of the vote on                                                                
CSHB 215(FIN) (page 2428).                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The following was before the House in third reading:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 215(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to program receipts; and relating to fees for                                                             
     services provided by the Department of Health and Social                                                                   
     Services."                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 215(FIN) pass the                                                                 
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 215(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  28   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  7   ABSENT:  0  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                 
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp,                                                                 
Kreiss-Tomkins, Lincoln, Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Saddler, Seaton,                                                               
Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Neuman, Pruitt, Tilton                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Birch, Knopp, LeDoux, Rauscher, Reinbold, Spohnholz,                                                                  
Thompson                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 215(FIN) passed the House on reconsideration and was                                                               
referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                        SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
notice and publication requirements be waived and the citation, In                                                              
Memoriam - Sharon Leon, be taken up as a Special Order of Business.                                                             
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House approve the citation.  There being no objection, the following                                                            
citation was approved and sent to enrolling:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Sharon Leon                                                                                                       
By Representatives Tuck, Grenn, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                
Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston,                                                                 
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                               
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                            
Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                    
Thompson, Tilton, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HCR 2                                                                                                                         
Representative Millett added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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     HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 2                                                                                          
     Urging Governor Bill Walker to join with the Alaska State                                                                  
     Legislature to respond to the public and behavioral health                                                                 
     epidemic of adverse childhood experiences by establishing a                                                                
     statewide policy and providing programs to address this epidemic.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 176                                                                                                                        
Representatives Kawasaki and Ortiz added as cosponsors to:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 176                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for ground                                                            
     emergency medical transportation services; and providing for an                                                            
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 220                                                                                                                        
Representative Eastman added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 220                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to assault in the third and fourth degrees; and                                                           
     relating to reckless endangerment."                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 233                                                                                                                        
Representative Kawasaki added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 233                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the insurance tax education credit, the income                                                         
     tax education credit, the oil or gas producer education credit, the                                                        
     property tax education credit, the mining business education                                                               
     credit, the fisheries business education credit, and the fisheries                                                         
     resource landing tax education credit; providing for an effective                                                          
     date by repealing the effective dates of secs. 3, 5, 7, 10, 14, 16, 18,                                                    
     21, 23, 25, 28, 30, 32, 35, 37, 39, 42, 44, 46, 49, 51, 53, and 55,                                                        
     ch. 92, SLA 2010, sec. 14, ch. 7, FSSLA 2011, secs. 15, 17, 19,                                                            
     21, 23, and 25, ch. 74, SLA 2012, sec. 49, ch. 14, SLA 2014, secs.                                                         
     37, 40, 43, and 46, ch. 15, SLA 2014, and secs. 26 and 31, ch. 61,                                                         
     SLA 2014; providing for an effective date by amending the                                                                  
     effective date of secs. 1, 2, and 21, ch. 61, SLA 2014; and                                                                
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 301                                                                                                                        
Representative Stutes added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 301                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the renewal and transfer of ownership of a                                                             
     beverage dispensary license or restaurant or eating place license."                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 312                                                                                                                        
Representatives Sullivan-Leonard and Josephson added as cosponsors                                                              
to:                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 312                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to arrest without a warrant for assault in the                                                            
     fourth degree at a health care facility; and relating to an                                                                
     aggravating factor at sentencing for a felony offense against a                                                            
     medical professional at a health care facility."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                               ENGROSSMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 215                                                                                                                        
CSHB 215(FIN) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 312                                                                                                                        
HB 312 was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk, and                                                                
transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                              ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                               ADJOURNMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 11:00 a.m., February 19.  There being no                                                                    
objection, the House adjourned at 12:10 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                             Crystaline Jones                                                                   
                                             Chief Clerk