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2018-03-07 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                            SECOND SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                 Wednesday                March 7, 2018                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                            Fifty-first Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:47 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 38 members present.  Representative Spohnholz had                                                              
been excused from a call of the House today.  There was one vacancy.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Michelle Hale, Council                                                              
Member of the Juneau Shambhala Center.  Representative Ortiz                                                                    
moved and asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on                                                              
the journal.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    Good morning.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    After the glorious weather of the past few days, we have                                                                    
    returned to a cloudy Juneau sky. The clouds and snow – at                                                                   
    least it's not raining! – make me think of our own human                                                                    
    nature.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    We all mess up so often, and sometimes quite spectacularly,                                                                 
    that we can tend to have a gloomy picture of human nature                                                                   
    and think that at base we are fundamentally flawed. In                                                                      
    Shambhala, though, this is not how we see things. We believe                                                                
    that humans, and all beings, have at their core a basic and                                                                 
    fundamental goodness, as pure as the earth revolving around                                                                 
    the sun, as a freshly fallen snow. Sometimes our actions and                                                                
    thoughts obscure this fundamental goodness, but they don't                                                                  
    remove it, only cover it temporarily.                                                                                       

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    Here on Earth with the cloud cover over us, we can forget that                                                             
   above those clouds that sun shines brilliantly, always brilliant.                                                           
    So too, our fundamental goodness is here with us, always.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
        May we see this goodness in ourselves and others as we                                                                 
    journey through our day.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 44th, 45th, 49th, and 50th legislative days be approved                                                         
as certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so                                                           
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                      MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 186                                                                                                                        
A message dated March 6 was read stating the Governor signed the                                                                
following bill and is transmitting the engrossed and enrolled copies to                                                         
the Lieutenant Governor's office for permanent filing:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 186                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the donation of food; and relating to food                                                              
    banks."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    Chapter No. 1, SLA 2018                                                                                                     
    Effective Date:  June 4, 2018                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 298                                                                                                                        
A message dated March 5 was read stating the Senate passed:                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    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."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 298 was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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A message dated March 5 was read stating the Senate passed the                                                                  
following, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 165                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 165 by Senators MacKinnon, Hoffman, Stedman,                                                                    
Micciche, Bishop, Costello, and Meyer, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to the Alaska comprehensive health insurance                                                               
    fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                            COMMUNICATIONS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following were received:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Criminal Justice Commission                                                                                              
Recommendation 2 - 2018                                                                                                         
February 6, 2018                                                                                                                
(as required by AS 44.19.645-646)                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Dept. of Administration                                                                                                         
Division of Finance                                                                                                             
State of Alaska Comprehensive Annual Financial Report                                                                           
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017                                                                                                    
(as required by AS 37.05.210)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                    REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 184                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 184                                                                                                          
    "An Act adding to the powers and duties of the State Commission                                                             
    for Human Rights; and relating to and prohibiting discrimination                                                            
    based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression."                                                             

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The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Tuck, Wool, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (1):  Johnson                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Birch, Knopp                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Office of the Governor                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 184 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 221                                                                                                                        
The Education Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 221                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the duties of the Alaska Commission on                                                                  
    Postsecondary Education; relating to a statewide workforce and                                                              
    education-related statistics program; relating to information                                                               
    obtained by the Department of Labor and Workforce                                                                           
    Development; and providing for an effective date."                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Drummond, Chair, with the                                                               
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Parish, Kopp, Johnston, Drummond                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Talerico                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                                
2.  Zero, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 221 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 259                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 259                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to containing or confining loads being                                                                     
    transported on highways."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 259(JUD)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes (alternate), LeDoux,                                                                 
Claman                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Reinbold                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Eastman                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 259(JUD):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 259 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 268                                                                                                                        
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 268                                                                                   
    "An Act relating to the prescription of opioids; relating to the                                                            
    Department of Health and Social Services; relating to the practice                                                          
    of dentistry; relating to the practice of medicine; relating to the                                                         
    practice of podiatry; relating to the practice of osteopathy; relating                                                      
    to the practice of nursing; and relating to the practice of                                                                 
    optometry."                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                                
    268(HSS)                                                                                                                    
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Tarr, Acting Chair, with the                                                            
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (1):  Tarr                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (1):  Eastman                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (5):  Johnston, Claman (alternate), Edgmon,                                                                   
Saddler (alternate), Kito                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSSSHB 268(HSS):                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
1. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SSHB 268 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 277                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 277                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the regulation of broadband Internet; and                                                               
    making certain actions by broadband Internet service providers                                                              
    unlawful acts or practices under the Alaska Unfair Trade Practices                                                          
    and Consumer Protection Act."                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (3):  Sullivan-Leonard, Birch, Knopp                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Stutes, Josephson, Wool, Kito                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Law                                                                                                          
2. Indeterminate, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                      
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 277 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 290                                                                                                                        
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 290                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the membership of the Alaska Criminal Justice                                                           
    Commission; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Tarr, Acting Chair, with the                                                            
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (1):  Tarr                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (2):  Claman (alternate), Eastman                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Johnston, Edgmon, Saddler (alternate), Kito                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
2.  Fiscal, Judiciary                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 290 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 319                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    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:                                                                                             

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 319(JUD)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Kreiss-Tomkins, Claman                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (1):  Reinbold                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Eastman, Stutes (alternate)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Kopp                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 319(JUD):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
3.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
4.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 319 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 367                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 367                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the liability of a Native corporation for the                                                           
    release or threatened release of hazardous substances present on                                                            
    certain lands."                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Tarr and Josephson, Co-                                                                
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Talerico, Lincoln, Johnson, Tarr, Josephson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amend (2):  Parish, Rauscher                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Environmental Conservation                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 367 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 

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                     REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 231                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 231                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry                                                                   
    Commission; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 231(FSH)                                                                                              
    "An Act reducing the membership of the Alaska Commercial                                                                    
    Fisheries Entry Commission to two individuals; providing that a                                                             
    single commissioner may exercise all powers and duties of the                                                               
    commission if there is a vacancy on the commission; providing for                                                           
    commissioner compensation; relating to tie votes of the                                                                     
    commission; assigning employees of the commission to the                                                                    
    classified service; and providing for an effective date."                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Tarr, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (1):  Eastman                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Chenault, Neuman                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 231(FSH):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
2.  Fiscal, Office of the Governor/Dept. of Fish & Game                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 231 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 386                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 386                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to abandoned and derelict vessels; relating to the                                                         
    registration of vessels; relating to certificates of title for vessels;                                                     

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    relating to the duties of the Department of Administration; relating                                                        
    to the duties of the Department of Natural Resources; establishing                                                          
    the derelict vessel prevention program; establishing the derelict                                                           
    vessel prevention program fund; and providing for an effective                                                              
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Tarr, Stutes                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (2):  Eastman, Neuman                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Kreiss-Tomkins, Chenault                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Environmental Conservation                                                                                   
2.  Zero, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                            
3.  Fiscal, Dept. of Administration                                                                                             
4.  Fiscal, Dept. of Natural Resources/Fund Capitalization                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 386 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and taken up later as a Special                                                         
Order of Business:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kate and Ben Mitchell                                                                                                
By Representative Seaton; Senator Stevens                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Daniel Kakikseenoruk Karmun, Sr.                                                                                  
By Representative Foster; Senator Olson                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Paul Denkewalter                                                                                                     
By Representatives Claman, Johnson                                                                                              

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Honoring - Carl F. Brady Sr.                                                                                                    
By Senator Coghill                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Samantha Mack                                                                                                        
By Senator von Imhof; Representative Tuck                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John Calvin Eads                                                                                                  
By Representative Chenault; Senator Micciche                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Florence J. Marshall                                                                                              
By Representatives Kawasaki, Thompson                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
              INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                     
                            OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 405                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 405 by the House Judiciary Committee, entitled:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to sexual harassment claims; and providing for                                                             
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 152                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 152                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the organized militia; and relating to the                                                              
    authority of the adjutant general."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 152(STA)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
152(STA) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 152(STA) was read the third time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 152(STA) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 152(STA)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  18   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0 VACANT: 1                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                           
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Lincoln, Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Spohnholz                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 152(STA) failed to pass the House.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman later gave notice of reconsideration of the                                                              
vote on CSHB 152(STA)(fld H) and withdrew it.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 176                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 176                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for ground                                                             
    emergency medical transportation services; and providing for an                                                             
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
with the: Journal Page                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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 FN1: (DHS) 1168                                                                                                                
 FN2: (DHS) 1168                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 9DP 1NR 2587                                                                                                
 FN3: (DHS) 2587                                                                                                                
 FN4: (DHS) 2587                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 176(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for                                                                    
    emergency medical transportation services; and providing for an                                                             
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
176(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 176(FIN) will advance to third reading on the March 9                                                                      
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 274                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 274                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                                                      
    Psychologist and Psychological Associate Examiners; and                                                                     
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           

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with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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 FIN RPT 7DP 3NR 2415                                                                                                           
 FN1: (CED) 2416                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
HB 274 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 274 was read the third time.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 274 pass the House?"  The roll was                                                               
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 274                                                                                                                          
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  38   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0  VACANT:  1                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon,                                                                      
Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson,                                                                  
Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                                   
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                            
Seaton, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton,                                                             
Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Spohnholz                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 274 passed the House.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 274 was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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    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."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 301(FIN)                                                                                              
    "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."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
301(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 301(FIN) will advance to third reading on the March 9                                                                      
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                     THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 79                                                                                                                         
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
advanced to third reading from the March 5 calendar (page 2605),                                                                
would be held to the March 9 calendar:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 79(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to workers' compensation; relating to the second                                                           
    injury fund; relating to service fees and civil penalties for the                                                           
    workers' safety programs and the workers' compensation program;                                                             
    relating to the liability of business entities and certain persons for                                                      
    payment of workers' compensation benefits and civil penalties;                                                              
    relating to civil penalties for underinsuring or failing to insure or                                                       
    provide security for workers' compensation liability; relating to                                                           
    preauthorization and timely payment for medical treatment and                                                               
    services provided to injured employees; relating to incorporation                                                           
    of reference materials in workers' compensation regulations;                                                                
    relating to proceedings before the Alaska Workers' Compensation                                                             
    Board; relating to the authorization of the workers' compensation                                                           
    benefits guaranty fund to claim a lien; excluding independent                                                               
    contractors from workers' compensation coverage; establishing the                                                           
    circumstances under which certain nonemployee executive                                                                     
    corporate officers and members of limited liability companies may                                                           
    obtain workers' compensation coverage; relating to the duties of                                                            
    injured employees to report income or work; relating to                                                                     
    misclassification of employees and deceptive leasing; defining                                                              
    'employee'; relating to the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board's                                                            
    approval of attorney fees in a settlement agreement; and providing                                                          
    for an effective date."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 142                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
advanced to third reading from the March 5 calendar (page 2612),                                                                
would be held to the March 9 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 321                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
advanced to third reading from the March 5 calendar (page 2612),                                                                
would be held to the March 9 calendar:                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 321(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act making supplemental appropriations, capital                                                                         
    appropriations, and other appropriations; making appropriations to                                                          
    capitalize funds; amending appropriations; and providing for an                                                             
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                         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 - Alaska Veterans Museum                                                                                               
By Representatives LeDoux, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                     
Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson,                                                                    
Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lincoln,                                                             
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                            
Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                    
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool; Senator Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Randy Bergt                                                                                                       
By Representatives Johnson, Birch, Edgmon, Chenault, Claman,                                                                    
Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, 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, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                            RECONSIDERATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 152                                                                                                                        
Representative Eastman gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                            
CSHB 152(STA)(fld H) (page 2632) and moved and asked unanimous                                                                  
consent that reconsideration be taken up on the same day.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                     
withdraw the motion.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman withdrew his notice of reconsideration of the                                                            
vote on CSHB 152(STA)(fld H).                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 152(STA)(fld H) was referred to the Chief Clerk for                                                                        
engrossment.                                                                                                                    

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                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman – from 2:00 p.m., March 8 to 11:00 p.m.,                                                                 
March 11                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnston – from 12:30 p.m., March 9 to 9:00 p.m.,                                                                
March 11                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp – from 7:00 p.m., March 8 to 10:30 a.m.,                                                                    
March 12                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Saddler – from noon, March 8 to 10:30 a.m., March 12                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Sullivan-Leonard – from 7:00 p.m., March 8 to                                                                    
10:00 p.m., March 11                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
notice and publication requirements be waived and the citations,                                                                
Honoring - Kate and Ben Mitchell and In Memoriam - Daniel                                                                       
Kakikseenoruk Karmun, Sr., 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 citations.  There being no objection, the following                                                           
citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kate and Ben Mitchell                                                                                                
By Representatives Seaton, 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,                                                              
Reinbold, Saddler, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                               
Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool; Senator Stevens                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Daniel Kakikseenoruk Karmun, Sr.                                                                                  
By Representatives Foster, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                                     
Drummond, Eastman, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston,                                                                  

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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, Tuck, Wilson, Wool; Senator Olson                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 19                                                                                                                        
Representative Millett added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 19                                                                                          
    Urging Governor Bill Walker to issue an administrative order                                                                
    recognizing a linguistic emergency.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HCR 21                                                                                                                        
Representative LeDoux added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 21                                                                                          
    Proclaiming March 27, 2018, as Alaska Education and Sharing                                                                 
    Day.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 23                                                                                                                        
Representative Gara removed as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 23                                                                                               
    Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska                                                             
    relating to the Alaska permanent fund.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 30                                                                                                                         
Representative Millett added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 30                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the payment of sick leave by employers; and                                                             
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 38                                                                                                                         
Representative Rauscher removed as a cosponsor to:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 38                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the calculation and payment of workers'                                                                 
    compensation benefits in the case of permanent partial                                                                      

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    impairment; relating to the calculation and payment of workers'                                                             
    compensation death benefits payable to a child of an employee                                                               
    where there is no surviving spouse; relating to the calculation and                                                         
    payment of workers' compensation death benefits for an employee                                                             
    without a surviving spouse or child; relating to notice of workers'                                                         
    compensation death benefits; and providing for an effective date."                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 176                                                                                                                        
Representative Millett added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 176(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for                                                                    
    emergency medical transportation services; and providing for an                                                             
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 184                                                                                                                        
Representative Kreiss-Tomkins added as a cosponsor to:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 184                                                                                                          
    "An Act adding to the powers and duties of the State Commission                                                             
    for Human Rights; and relating to and prohibiting discrimination                                                            
    based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 274                                                                                                                        
Representative Josephson added as a cosponsor to:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 274                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                                                      
    Psychologist and Psychological Associate Examiners; and                                                                     
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
Representatives Chenault, Kito, and Eastman added as cosponsors to:                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 301(FIN)                                                                                              
    "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."                                                                                                         

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                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 274                                                                                                                        
HB 274 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 10:30 a.m., March 9.  There being no objection,                                                             
the House adjourned at 12:01 p.m.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                           Crystaline Jones                                                                     
                                           Chief Clerk