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2018-03-12 House Journal

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                             HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                             SECOND SESSION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Monday                March 12, 2018                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                            Fifty-sixth Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 11:11 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 39 members present.  Representative Tuck moved                                                                 
and asked unanimous consent that Representative Lincoln be excused                                                              
from a call of the House today.  There being no objection, it was so                                                            
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Major Gina Halverson of                                                             
The Salvation Army.  Representative Ortiz moved and asked                                                                       
unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.  There                                                          
being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    Lord, thank you for this day. Lord, we thank you for the                                                                    
    leaders you have placed here today, and we thank you for the                                                                
    privilege they have of serving their state, country, and their                                                              
    people. Lord, help them grasp the privilege they have of being                                                              
    able to change the world around them and the influence they                                                                 
    carry.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    As disagreements and challenges are faced by this body of                                                                   
    leaders, we pray for wisdom, guidance, confidence, and                                                                      
    accomplishments.  We pray for a special blessing that only                                                                  
    you can provide and that your will will be done.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    As we pray for wisdom, we remember that God gives                                                                           
    generously to all without finding fault, and I believe it will be                                                           
    given in the name of Jesus. Amen.                                                                                           

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The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Kito.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 53rd, 54th, and 55th legislative days be approved as                                                            
certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so                                                              
ordered.                                                                                                                        
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Representative Chenault introduced Savaya Bieber, Guest Page, from                                                              
Kenai.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                       MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
A letter dated March 8 was read stating that, in accordance with                                                                
AS 39.05.080 and art. III, secs. 26 and 27, Constitution of the State of                                                        
Alaska, the Governor submits the following names for legislative                                                                
confirmation of appointment to the positions noted.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Community & Regional                                                                  
Affairs Committee:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Assessment Review Board, State                                                                                                
William Westover - Anchorage                                                                                                    
Appointed: 3/5/2018   Term Expires: no term end date                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Education Committee:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Education and Early Development, Board of                                                                                     
Tiffany Scott - Kotzebue                                                                                                        
Appointed: 3/2/2018   Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
University of Alaska Board of Regents                                                                                         
Stephen (Joey) Sweet - Anchorage                                                                                                
Appointed: 6/1/2017   Term Expires: 5/31/2019                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the House Special Committee                                                               
on Fisheries:                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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Board of Fisheries                                                                                                            
Orville Huntington - Huslia                                                                                                     
Appointed: 7/1/2012                                                                                                             
Reappointed: 7/1/2018  Term Expires: 6/30/2021                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Duncan Fields - Kodiak                                                                                                          
Appointed: 7/1/2018   Term Expires: 6/30/2021                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Labor & Commerce                                                                      
Committee:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Accountancy, Alaska State Board of Public                                                                                     
Karen Smith - Anchorage                                                                                                         
Appointed: 3/2/2018   Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Psychologist and Psychological Associate Examiners, Board of                                                                  
Paul Dukarm - Fairbanks                                                                                                         
Appointed: 3/2/2018   Term Expires: 3/1/2021                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the Resources Committee:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Big Game Commercial Services Board                                                                                            
Jason Bunch - Kodiak                                                                                                            
Appointed: 3/2/2018   Term Expires: 3/1/2019                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Board of Game                                                                                                                 
Teresa Sager-Albaugh - Tok                                                                                                      
Appointed: 7/1/2009                                                                                                             
Reappointed: 7/1/2018  Term Expires: 6/30/2021                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Lawrence Van Daele - Kodiak                                                                                                     
Appointed: 2/2/2017                                                                                                             
Reappointed: 7/1/2018  Term Expires: 6/30/2021                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the following to the State Affairs Committee:                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Police Standards Council, Alaska                                                                                              
Larry Nicholson - Kodiak                                                                                                        
Appointed: 3/2/2018   Term Expires: 3/1/2021                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The letter further stated that the Governor withdraws the following                                                             
name from legislative confirmation of appointment to the position                                                               
noted:                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Marijuana Control Board                                                                                                       
Travis Welch                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker had referred the appointment to the Labor & Commerce                                                                
Committee (pages 2301-2302).                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HJR 29                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 29                                                                                               
    Urging the United States Congress to reauthorize the Secure Rural                                                           
    Schools and Communities Self-Determination Act of 2000.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 29(STA)                                                                                   
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes, LeDoux, Claman                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHJR 29(STA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HJR 29 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 147                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 147                                                                                   
    "An Act relating to the Board of Public Accountancy; relating to                                                            
    the licensure of public accountants; and relating to the practice of                                                        
    public accounting."                                                                                                         

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The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Stutes, Wool, Josephson, Birch, Kito                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SSHB 147 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                               
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 219                                                                                                                        
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 219                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to background investigation requirements for                                                               
    state employees whose job duties require access to certain federal                                                          
    tax information; relating to persons under contract with the state                                                          
    with access to certain federal tax information; establishing state                                                          
    personnel procedures required for employee access to certain                                                                
     federal tax information; and providing for an effective date."                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 219(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to background investigation requirements for                                                               
    state employees whose job duties require access to certain federal                                                          
    tax information; relating to current or prospective contractors with                                                        
    the state with access to certain federal tax information;                                                                   
    establishing state personnel procedures required for employee                                                               
    access to certain federal tax information; and providing for an                                                             
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Kreiss-Tomkins, Stutes, Claman                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  LeDoux                                                                                                  

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The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 219(JUD):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
6. Zero, Dept. of Corrections                                                                                                   
7. Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                      
8 Zero, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                  
9. Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                 
10. Fiscal, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                                    
11. Fiscal, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 219 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 350                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 350                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to certain fees for using an automated teller                                                              
    machine."                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kito, Chair, with the                                                                   
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Stutes, Wool, Josephson, Kito                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Birch                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 350 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 355                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 355                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the crime of criminally negligent burning;                                                              
    relating to protection of and fire management on forested land;                                                             
    relating to prohibited acts and penalties for prohibited acts on                                                            
    forested land; and providing for an effective date."                                                                        

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 355(RES)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the crime of criminally negligent burning;                                                              
    relating to protection of and fire management on forested land;                                                             
    relating to prohibited acts and penalties for prohibited acts on                                                            
    forested land; requiring the Alaska Supreme Court to establish a                                                            
    bail schedule; and providing for an effective date."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Josephson and Tarr, Co-                                                                
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Lincoln, Drummond, Josephson, Tarr                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Birch, Parish, Talerico                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Rauscher                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 355(RES):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Law                                                                                                          
2.  Zero, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 355 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                  CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 168                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 168                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to regulation notice and review by the legislature;                                                        
    and relating to the Administrative Regulation Review                                                                        
    Committee."                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                  Journal Page                                                         
                                                                                                                                
 STA RPT 6DP 1NR                                                   2373                                                         
 FN1: ZERO(LEG)                                                    2373                                                         

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 FIN RPT 7DP 1DNP 2NR                                              2586                                                         
 FN2: ZERO(LEG)                                                    2587                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
HB 168 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                  
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 168 will advance to third reading on the March 14 calendar.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 79                                                                                                                         
The following, which was held from the March 9 calendar (page                                                                   
2656), was read the third time:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 79(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to workers' compensation; relating to the second                                                           
    injury fund; relating to service fees and civil penalties for the                                                           
    workers' safety programs and the workers' compensation program;                                                             
    relating to the liability of business entities and certain persons for                                                      
    payment of workers' compensation benefits and civil penalties;                                                              
    relating to civil penalties for underinsuring or failing to insure or                                                       
    provide security for workers' compensation liability; relating to                                                           
    preauthorization and timely payment for medical treatment and                                                               
    services provided to injured employees; relating to incorporation                                                           
    of reference materials in workers' compensation regulations;                                                                
    relating to proceedings before the Alaska Workers' Compensation                                                             
    Board; relating to the authorization of the workers' compensation                                                           
    benefits guaranty fund to claim a lien; excluding independent                                                               
    contractors from workers' compensation coverage; establishing the                                                           
    circumstances under which certain nonemployee executive                                                                     
    corporate officers and members of limited liability companies may                                                           
    obtain workers' compensation coverage; relating to the duties of                                                            
    injured employees to report income or work; relating to                                                                     
    misclassification of employees and deceptive leasing; defining                                                              
    'employee'; relating to the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board's                                                            
    approval of attorney fees in a settlement agreement; and providing                                                          
    for an effective date."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Johnson moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                     
abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.  Objection was                                                           
heard, and she was required to vote.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 79(FIN) pass the House?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 79(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  25   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                    
Guttenberg, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp,                                                                          
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                               
Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Knopp, Millett, Neuman, Pruitt,                                                              
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton,                                                                
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 79(FIN) passed the House.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved the effective date clause.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the effective date clause be adopted?"  The                                                         
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 79(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  29   NAYS:  10   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                 
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp,                                                                  
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Seaton,                                                                    
Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Johnson, Millett, Neuman, Rauscher, Reinbold,                                                                   
Saddler, Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 79(FIN) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 142                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
held from the March 9 calendar (page 2657), would be moved to the                                                               
bottom of the 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 213                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
returned to the Rules Committee (page 2553), would be held to the                                                               
March 14 calendar:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 213(FIN)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to the investment, appropriation, and                                                                      
    administration of the public school trust fund; and providing for                                                           
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 259                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
advanced to third reading from the March 9 calendar (page 2656),                                                                
would be held to the March 14 calendar:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 259(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to containing or confining loads being                                                                     
    transported on highways."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
The following, which was held from the March 9 calendar (page                                                                   
2658), was read the third time:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    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."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Saddler moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                     
abstain from voting because of a conflict of interest.  Objection was                                                           
heard, and he was required to vote.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 301(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 301(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  39   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon,                                                                      
Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson,                                                                  
Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett,                                                                   
Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                             
Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson,                                                                  
Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 301(FIN) passed the House and was referred to the                                                                  
Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 321                                                                                                                        
The following, which was held from the March 9 calendar (page                                                                   
2658), was read the third time:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
    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."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Seaton moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
CSHB 321(FIN) be returned to second reading for the purpose of                                                                  
considering amendments.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHB 321(FIN) would be                                                              
returned to second reading for all amendments.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 6, line 22:                                                                                                                
    Delete "judgments and settlements against the state"                                                                        
    Insert "the arbitration award associated with the Department of                                                             
Environmental Conservation employment litigation"                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Seaton objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 321(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  21   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                           
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Page 6, line 29:                                                                                                                
    Delete "$4,000,000"                                                                                                         
    Insert "$3,000,000"                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Seaton objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 321(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  21   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                           
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Ortiz, Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 3 was offered by Representatives Seaton, Gara,                                                                    
Kawasaki, Ortiz, Kreiss-Tomkins, Spohnholz, Drummond,                                                                           
Guttenberg, Josephson, Parish, Claman, Wool, Kito, Tarr, Edgmon,                                                                
Tuck, Lincoln, Foster, and Zulkosky:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 6, following line 19:                                                                                                      
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 6. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL                                                                                    
SERVICES. The sum of $45,000,000 is appropriated from the general                                                               
fund to the Department of Health and Social Services, Medicaid                                                                  
services, health care Medicaid services, for the fiscal year ending                                                             
June 30, 2018."                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 9, line 25:                                                                                                                
    Delete "secs. 7 and 8"                                                                                                      
    Insert "secs. 8 and 9"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 9, line 29:                                                                                                                
    Delete "April"                                                                                                              
    Insert "March"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Seaton moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Reinbold objected.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 321(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  32   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                 
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito,                                                                
Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                            
Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson,                                                              
Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Neuman, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                            
Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 3 was adopted.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 4 was offered by Representative Wilson:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 15:                                                                                                                
    Delete "10,447,600" in both places                                                                                        
    Insert "7,947,600" in both places                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Page 2, line 16:                                                                                                                
    Delete "10,447,600"                                                                                                         
    Insert "7,947,600"                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Adjust fund sources and totals accordingly.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 4 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                                                           
Amendment No. 4 was adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 5 was offered by Representatives Pruitt, Millett,                                                                 
Saddler, and Wilson:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 1, following the second occurrence of "appropriations,"                                                          
(title amendment):                                                                                                              
    Insert "reappropriations,"                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 6, following line 28:                                                                                                      
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 7. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND                                                                                   
PUBLIC FACILITIES. The unexpended and unobligated general fund                                                                  
balances, estimated to be a total of $21,285,000, of the following                                                              
appropriations are reappropriated to the Department of Transportation                                                           
and Public Facilities for the Juneau access project:                                                                            
 (1)  sec. 1, ch. 82, SLA 2006, page 107, line 12, and allocated on                                                             
page 107, line 26, as amended by sec. 20(k), ch. 30, SLA 2007, secs.                                                            
14(b)(1), 21(d)(1), and 21(e), ch. 1, TSSLA 2017 (Department of                                                                 
Transportation and Public Facilities, enhancement of transportation                                                             
and infrastructure in the greater Lynn canal area);                                                                             
 (2)  sec. 1, ch. 16, SLA 2013, page 80, line 13, as amended by                                                                 
secs. 14(b)(2), 21(d)(2), and 21(e), ch. 1, TSSLA 2017 (Department of                                                           
Transportation and Public Facilities, enhancement of transportation                                                             
and infrastructure in the greater Lynn canal area);                                                                             
 (3)  sec. 32(b), ch. 16, SLA 2013, as amended by secs. 14(b)(3),                                                               
21(d)(3), and 21(e), ch. 1, TSSLA 2017 (Department of Transportation                                                            
and Public Facilities, enhancement of transportation and infrastructure                                                         
in the greater Lynn canal area); and                                                                                            
 (4)  sec. 1, ch. 18, SLA 2014, page 63, line 4, and allocated on                                                               

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page 63, line 11, as amended by secs. 14(b)(4), 21(d)(4), and 21(e), ch.                                                        
1, TSSLA 2017 (Department of Transportation and Public Facilities,                                                              
enhancement of transportation and infrastructure in the greater Lynn                                                            
canal area)."                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 9, line 25:                                                                                                                
    Delete "secs. 7 and 8"                                                                                                      
    Insert "secs. 8 and 9"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 9, lines 27 - 28:                                                                                                          
    Delete all material and insert:                                                                                             
    "(b)  The appropriations made in secs. 4(b) and 7 of this Act are                                                           
for capital projects and lapse under AS 37.25.020."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 5 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Foster objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 5 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 321(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 5                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  20   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp,                                                               
Kopp, Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                     
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Guttenberg,                                                                      
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Ortiz, Parish,                                                               
Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 5 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 321(FIN) am was automatically in third reading.                                                                            

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The question being:  "Shall CSHB 321(FIN) am pass the House?"  The                                                              
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 321(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  32   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                 
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito,                                                                
Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                            
Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson,                                                              
Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Neuman, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                            
Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 321(FIN) am 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 321(FIN) am was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                  SECOND READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HCR 10                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following would be                                                              
held to the March 14 calendar:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 10                                                                                          
    Proposing an amendment to the Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                             
    Legislature relating to the jurisdiction of standing committees.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                      THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                           
                              (continued)                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 142                                                                                                                        
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following, which was                                                            
moved to the bottom of the calendar (page 2678), would be held to the                                                           
March 14 calendar:                                                                                                              

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    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."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                         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 - National Federation of Independent Businesses, 75th                                                                  
Anniversary                                                                                                                     
By Representatives Millett, Wilson, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault,                                                                    
Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                     
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                 
Lincoln, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton,                                                              
Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wool                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Keegan Messing                                                                                                       
By Senator Giessel; Representatives Johnston, Edgmon, Birch,                                                                    
Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                       
Guttenberg, Johnson, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                 
LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher,                                                              
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton,                                                           
Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Valley Community for Recycling Solutions                                                                             
By Senators Wilson, Hughes; Representatives Edgmon, Birch,                                                                      
Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                       
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-                                                               
Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                               
Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kenneth Wayne Neese, Alaska Aviation Museum Hall of                                                                  
Fame                                                                                                                            
By Senators Coghill, Costello; Representatives Edgmon, Birch,                                                                   
Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                       
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-                                                               

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Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                               
Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Howard "Mike" Hunt, Alaska Aviation Museum Hall of                                                                   
Fame                                                                                                                            
By Senators Coghill, Costello; Representatives LeDoux, Edgmon,                                                                  
Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-                                                               
Tomkins, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher,                                                             
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton,                                                           
Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Leah Michelle Ridgway                                                                                             
By Representatives Kito, Parish, Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman,                                                               
Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson,                                                                    
Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln,                                                                 
Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Pruitt, Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz,                                                           
Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool;                                                                   
Senator Egan                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Jonnie A. Netherton Jr.                                                                                           
By Senators Wilson, Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux,                                                                       
Edgmon, Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster,                                                                     
Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki,                                                                
Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt,                                                          
Rauscher, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 147                                                                                                                        
The Speaker added a Finance Committee referral for the following:                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 147                                                                                   
    "An Act relating to the Board of Public Accountancy; relating to                                                            
    the licensure of public accountants; and relating to the practice of                                                        
    public accounting."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SSHB 147 was removed from the Rules Committee and referred to the                                                               
Finance Committee.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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HJR 23                                                                                                                        
Representative Foster, citing Uniform Rule 35, moved and asked                                                                  
unanimous consent that the House Finance Committee added as prime                                                               
sponsor of the following:                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 23                                                                                               
    Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska                                                             
    relating to the Alaska permanent fund.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Millett objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House Finance Committee be added as                                                             
prime sponsor of HJR 23?"  The roll was taken with the following                                                                
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HJR 23                                                                                                                          
House Finance Committee be added as prime sponsor                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  18   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                           
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Ortiz,                                                                 
Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Johnson, Johnston, Kito, Knopp,                                                                
Millett, Neuman, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                           
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kopp                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
And so, the motion passed.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                RESCIND                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HJR 23                                                                                                                        
Representative Saddler moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                               
House rescind previous action on HJR 23.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House rescind previous action on                                                                
HJR 23?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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HJR 23                                                                                                                          
House Finance Committee become the prime sponsor                                                                                
Rescind previous action on HJR 23                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  19   NAYS:  20   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
Yeas:  Birch, Chenault, Eastman, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston, Kito,                                                                
Knopp, Kopp, Millett, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                      
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Guttenberg,                                                                      
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                                     
Parish, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, the motion failed.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was reprinted today.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HCR 19                                                                                                                        
Representative Grenn added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 19                                                                                          
    Urging Governor Bill Walker to issue an administrative order                                                                
    recognizing a linguistic emergency.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HJR 37                                                                                                                        
Representative Kopp added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 37                                                                                               
    Relating to management of public land and resources in the state.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 168                                                                                                                        
Representative Gara added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 168                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to regulation notice and review by the legislature;                                                        
    and relating to the Administrative Regulation Review                                                                        
    Committee."                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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HB 259                                                                                                                        
Representative Tarr added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 259(JUD)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to containing or confining loads being                                                                     
    transported on highways."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
Representatives Kawasaki, Grenn, LeDoux, and Josephson 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."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 339                                                                                                                        
Representative Zulkosky added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 339                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to the base student allocation; and providing for                                                          
    an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                              ENGROSSMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 79                                                                                                                         
CSHB 79(FIN) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief Clerk,                                                              
and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 301                                                                                                                        
CSHB 301(FIN) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 321                                                                                                                        
CSHB 321(FIN) am was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                 
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following meetings today were changed:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Finance Committee                                                                                                               
CHANGED TO:                                   10 min. after adjournment                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Judiciary Committee                                                                                                             
CHANGED TO:                                   15 min. after adjournment                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Resources Committee                                        CANCELED                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                              ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., March 14.  There being no objection,                                                            
the House adjourned at 2:49 p.m.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                            Crystaline Jones                                                                    
                                            Chief Clerk