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2018-03-09 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                            SECOND SESSION                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Friday                 March 9, 2018                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                            Fifty-third Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:43 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 29 members present.  Representatives Chenault,                                                                 
Knopp, Kopp, Saddler, Spohnholz, and Sullivan-Leonard had been                                                                  
previously excused from a call of the House today.  There was one                                                               
vacancy.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Representatives Foster, Guttenberg, Ortiz, and Reinbold be excused                                                              
from a call of the House today.  There being no objection, it was so                                                            
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Michelle Hale, Council                                                              
Member of the Juneau Shambhala Center.  Representative Grenn                                                                    
moved and asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on                                                              
the journal.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
           Thank you for welcoming me this week to give the                                                                    
     invocations.  It has been an honor to be here and to share a                                                              
    few words.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    You all may have heard of Shambhala, the mythical land                                                                      
    whose people were pure and good.  Shambhala Buddhism                                                                        
    draws from this idea the notion of an uplifted, beautiful                                                                   
    society where we are consistently kind and caring for                                                                       
    ourselves, others, and our world.                                                                                           

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    On Wednesday as I sat here while the House Chamber filled,                                                                  
    the beauty of the room struck me.  The physical space -                                                                     
    uplifted, dignified; the way everyone dresses - professionally,                                                             
    beautifully, with care; and the forms you follow as you                                                                     
    conduct your business.  You follow and uphold a long                                                                        
    tradition of treating the space and each other with respect and                                                             
    decorum.  We Alaskans can learn from your example of                                                                        
    upholding this space and this tradition of governance in such a                                                             
    strong manner.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    Blessings to you all as you go about your day and move into                                                                 
    the weekend, and blessings in particular to those in this body                                                              
    who are ill and recovering.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative LeDoux.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                     CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 51st and 52nd legislative days be approved as certified                                                         
by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                            OATH OF OFFICE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker appointed Representatives Lincoln and Johnston to escort                                                            
Tiffany Zulkosky to the rostrum.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Speaker Edgmon administered the oath of office to Tiffany Zulkosky.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess for                                                          
a Committee on Committees meeting; and so, the House recessed at                                                                
10:58 a.m.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                             AFTER RECESS                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 11:08 a.m.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated March 7 and 8 were read stating the Senate passed the                                                            
following, and they are transmitted for consideration:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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                      FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                            
                            OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 15                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 15(FIN) by the Senate Finance                                                                            
Committee, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to possession of an electronic smoking product or                                                          
    a product containing nicotine by a minor and to selling or giving a                                                         
    product containing nicotine or an electronic smoking product to a                                                           
    minor; relating to business license endorsements to sell cigarettes,                                                        
    cigars, tobacco, products containing tobacco, electronic smoking                                                            
    products, or products containing nicotine; and relating to citations                                                        
    for certain offenses concerning tobacco, products containing                                                                
    nicotine, or electronic smoking products."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SB 204                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 204 by Senator Egan, entitled:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    "An Act relating to special registration plates for vehicles owned                                                          
    by veterans with disabilities."                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs Committee.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                            COMMUNICATIONS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following were received:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Aerospace Corporation                                                                                                    
2017 Annual Report                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                               
Status Report on Health Information Exchange in Alaska                                                                          
2017                                                                                                                            
(as required by AS 18.23.315)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                                      
Determination to Take Oil and Gas Royalty In-Value                                                                              
March 7, 2018                                                                                                                   
(as required by AS 38.05.182)                                                                                                   

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                    REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Education Committee reviewed the qualifications of the following                                                            
and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a joint session for                                                             
consideration:                                                                                                                  
                             James Fields                                                                                      
                            Sandra Kowalski                                                                                    
                            Lorri Van Diest                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Board of Education and Early Development.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                             Diane Kardash                                                                                     
                            Phillip Graham                                                                                     
                              Kent Runion                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Professional Teaching Practices Commission.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Drummond, Chair; and                                                                    
Representatives Talerico, Parish, and Johnston.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HCR 19                                                                                                                        
The Community & Regional Affairs Committee considered:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 19                                                                                          
    Urging Governor Bill Walker to issue an administrative order                                                                
    recognizing a linguistic emergency.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 19(CRA)                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Parish, Co-chair, with the                                                              
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Saddler, Drummond, Lincoln, Rauscher, Parish                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHCR 19(CRA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 19 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HJR 38                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 38                                                                                               
    Relating to certain conveyances to the Alaska Railroad                                                                      
      Corporation under the Alaska Railroad Transfer Act of 1982.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (1):  Birch                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  LeDoux, Wool, Johnson, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HJR 38 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 336                                                                                                                        
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 336                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to supported decision-making agreements to                                                                 
    provide for decision-making assistance; and amending Rule 402,                                                              
    Alaska Rules of Evidence."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 336(HSS)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Tarr, Acting Chair with the                                                             
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Do pass (6):  Johnston, Claman (alternate), Edgmon, Sullivan-                                                                   
Leonard, Kito, Tarr                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 336(HSS):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 336 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 351                                                                                                                        
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 351                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to care of juveniles and to juvenile justice;                                                              
    relating to employment of juvenile probation officers by the                                                                
    Department of Health and Social Services; relating to terms used                                                            
    in juvenile justice; relating to mandatory reporters of child abuse                                                         
    or neglect; relating to adjudication of minor delinquency and the                                                           
    deoxyribonucleic acid identification registration system; relating                                                          
    to sexual assault in the third degree; relating to sexual assault in                                                        
    the fourth degree; repealing a requirement for administrative                                                               
    revocation of a minor's driver's license, permit, privilege to drive,                                                       
    or privilege to obtain a license for consumption or possession of                                                           
    alcohol or drugs; and providing for an effective date."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 351(HSS)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Tarr, Acting Chair, with the                                                            
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Johnston, Claman (alternate), Edgmon, Sullivan-                                                                   
Leonard, Kito, Tarr                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 351(HSS):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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HB 351 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SCR 10                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO.                                                                                     
    10(STA)                                                                                                                     
    Proclaiming 2019 to be the Year of Innovation in Alaska.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Chair, with                                                             
the following individual recommendations:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  LeDoux, Wool, Johnson, Birch, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CSSCR 10(STA) was referred to the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
A report of the Committee on Committees dated March 9 was read                                                                  
submitting amendments to the January 17, 2018, report (page 10).                                                                
Additional reports are on pages 193, 2282, and 2558.  The                                                                       
amendments follow:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Community & Regional Affairs:  Zulkosky replaced Fansler as Co-                                                                 
chair                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Education:  Zulkosky replaced Fansler                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Health & Social Services:  Zulkosky replaced Edgmon as Vice Chair                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Judiciary:  Stutes replaced Fansler; Zulkosky replaced Stutes as                                                                
alternate; Kreiss-Tomkins added as Vice Chair                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Joint Armed Services:  Zulkosky replaced Fansler                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Rules:  Tuck added as alternate                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representative Edgmon, Chair; and                                                                      
Representatives LeDoux, Seaton, Tuck, and Millett.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adopt the Committee on Committees report. There being no                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The House Special Committee on Fisheries reviewed the qualifications                                                            
of the following and recommends the appointments be forwarded to a                                                              
joint session for consideration:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Vance Fate Putman                                                                                   
                              Dale Kelley                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
as members of the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                              Mark Saldi                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
as a member of the Fishermen's Fund Advisory and Appeals Council.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair; and                                                                      
Representatives Kreiss-Tomkins, Tarr, and Neuman.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HJR 33                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Arctic Policy, Economic                                                                          
Development, & Tourism considered:                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 33                                                                                               
    Urging the Alaska delegation in Congress to pursue the                                                                      
    establishment of an Arctic naval station; supporting the increase in                                                        
    defensive capabilities in the Arctic region; and encouraging the                                                            
    development of critical Arctic infrastructure.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 33(AET)                                                                                   
    Urging the Alaska delegation in Congress to pursue the                                                                      
    establishment of a U.S. Coast Guard port in the Arctic region;                                                              
    supporting the increase in defensive capabilities in the Arctic                                                             
    region; and encouraging the development of critical Arctic                                                                  
    infrastructure.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representative Lincoln, Chair, with the                                                                
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Edgmon, Josephson, Tuck, Lincoln                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amend (2):  Neuman, Talerico                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHJR 33(AET):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HJR 33 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 354                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 354                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to dive fishery management assessment                                                                      
    procedures."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Tarr, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Neuman                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 354 was referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 374                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Energy considered:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 374                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to on-bill financing by an electric or gas                                                                 
    distribution utility for certain energy efficiency and conservation                                                         
    improvements."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 374(ENE)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Wool, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Claman, Wool                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Johnson                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Amend (2):  Johnston, Rauscher                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 374(ENE):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 374 was referred to the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 379                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 379                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to claims against protection and indemnity                                                                 
    insurance policies of vessel owners."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Tarr, Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Neuman                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 379 was referred to the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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                       INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citation was introduced and taken up later as a Special                                                           
Order of Business:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Women's History Month 2018                                                                                           
By Representatives Tarr, Drummond                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - National Federation of Independent Businesses, 75th                                                                  
Anniversary                                                                                                                     
By Representatives Millett, Wilson                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Keegan Messing                                                                                                       
By Senator Giessel; Representative Johnston                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Valley Community for Recycling Solutions                                                                             
By Senators Wilson, Hughes                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kenneth Wayne Neese, Alaska Aviation Museum Hall of                                                                  
Fame                                                                                                                            
By Senators Coghill, Costello                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Howard "Mike" Hunt, Alaska Aviation Museum Hall of                                                                   
Fame                                                                                                                            
By Senators Coghill, Costello; Representative LeDoux                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Leah Michelle Ridgway                                                                                             
By Representatives Kito, Parish; Senator Egan                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Jonnie A. Netherton Jr.                                                                                           
By Senators Wilson, Wielechowski; Representative LeDoux                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 259                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 259                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to containing or confining loads being                                                                     
    transported on highways."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 TRA RPT CS(TRA) 1DP 5AM                                          2374                                                          
 FN1: ZERO(DOT)                                                   2374                                                          
 JUD RPT CS(JUD) 5DP 1NR 1AM                                      2625                                                          
 FN1: ZERO(DOT)                                                   2625                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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. 259(JUD)                                                                                              
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
259(JUD) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 259(JUD) will advance to third reading on the March 12                                                                     
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                     THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 79                                                                                                                         
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
held from the March 7 calendar (page 2635), would be held to the                                                                
March 12 calendar:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    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                                                      

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    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                                                            
held from the March 7 calendar (page 2636), would be held to the                                                                
March 12 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 176                                                                                                                        
The following, which was held from the March 7 calendar (page                                                                   
2633), was read the third time:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    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."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall CSHB 176(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 176(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  30   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  10   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Gara, Grenn,                                                                   
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                   
LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Seaton,                                                             
Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool,                                                                   
Zulkosky                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault, Foster, Guttenberg, Knopp, Kopp, Ortiz,                                                                     
Reinbold, Saddler, Spohnholz, Sullivan-Leonard                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 176(FIN) passed the House.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll                                                             
call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                              
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 176(FIN) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
advanced to third reading from the March 7 calendar (page 2635),                                                                
would be held to the March 12 calendar:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    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."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 321                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
held from the March 7 calendar (page 2636), would be held to the                                                                
March 12 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 - Paul Denkewalter                                                                                                     
By Representatives Claman, Johnson, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                    
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                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Carl F. Brady Sr.                                                                                                    
By Senators Coghill, Costello; Representatives 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, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                                 
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson,                                                               
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Samantha Mack                                                                                                        
By Senator von Imhof; Representatives Tuck, 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, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                                 
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson, Wool                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John Calvin Eads                                                                                                  
By Representatives Chenault, Edgmon, Birch, Claman, Drummond,                                                                   
Eastman, Foster, 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 Micciche                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Florence J. Marshall                                                                                              
By Representatives Kawasaki, Thompson, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                 
Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                     
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kito, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                               
Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold,                                                            
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                           
Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following members be excused from a call of the House.  There being                                                             
no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett - from 12:30 p.m., today to 10:00 a.m.,                                                                  
March 12                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Talerico - from 6:00 p.m., March 13 to 4:00 p.m.,                                                                
March 18                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
**Representative Thompson, who was excused (page 2578), left the                                                                
Chamber.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
notice and publication requirements be waived and the citation,                                                                 
Honoring - Women's History Month 2018, be taken up as a Special                                                                 
Order of Business.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House approve the citation.  There being no objection, the following                                                            
citation was approved and sent to enrolling:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Women's History Month 2018                                                                                           
By Representatives Tarr, Drummond, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                     
Claman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston,                                                                     
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                                     
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton,                                                              
Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 27                                                                                                                         
Representatives LeDoux and Drummond  added as cosponsors to:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 27                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to chemicals that are of high concern for children                                                         
    and to the manufacture and sale of products containing certain                                                              
    flame retardant chemicals; relating to an interstate chemicals                                                              
    clearinghouse; adding an unlawful act to the Alaska Unfair Trade                                                            
    Practices and Consumer Protection Act; and providing for an                                                                 
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 176                                                                                                                        
Representatives Birch, Tuck, Josephson, Parish, and Rauscher added                                                              
as cosponsors 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 301                                                                                                                        
Representatives Birch and Gara 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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HB 310                                                                                                                        
Representative Rauscher removed as a cosponsor to:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 310                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the minimum age of eligibility for marriage."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 336                                                                                                                        
Representatives Kito and Johnston added as cosponsors to:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 336                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to supported decision-making agreements to                                                                 
    provide for decision-making assistance; and amending Rule 402,                                                              
    Alaska Rules of Evidence."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 15                                                                                                                         
Representative Grenn added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 15(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to possession of an electronic smoking product or                                                          
    a product containing nicotine by a minor and to selling or giving a                                                         
    product containing nicotine or an electronic smoking product to a                                                           
    minor; relating to business license endorsements to sell cigarettes,                                                        
    cigars, tobacco, products containing tobacco, electronic smoking                                                            
    products, or products containing nicotine; and relating to citations                                                        
    for certain offenses concerning tobacco, products containing                                                                
    nicotine, or electronic smoking products."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 204                                                                                                                        
Representative Tuck added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 204                                                                                                         
    "An Act relating to special registration plates for vehicles owned                                                          
    by veterans with disabilities."                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 176                                                                                                                        
CSHB 176(FIN) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 11:00 a.m., March 12.  There being no objection,                                                            
the House adjourned at 11:48 a.m.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                           Crystaline Jones                                                                     
                                           Chief Clerk