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2018-05-03 House Journal

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                               HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                         ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                           THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                              SECOND SESSION                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Thursday                     May 3, 2018                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                          One Hundred Eighth Day                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:44 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 36 members present.  Representatives Chenault and                                                              
Thompson had been excused from a call of the House today.                                                                       
Representatives Kreiss-Tomkins and Seaton were absent and their                                                                 
presence was noted later.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Representative Thompson's excused absence (page 3473) be extended                                                               
through 9:30 p.m., today.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Representative Tilton.                                                              
Representative Ortiz moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                 
invocation be spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it was                                                          
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
         With the deepest respect for the religious beliefs of all                                                             
     Alaskans, I offer the following prayer:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Heavenly Father, we come before you as grateful citizens of a                                                              
     state we are proud to call home, but also as humble people of                                                              
     faith who simply yet sincerely confess as Americans, In God                                                                
     we Trust!                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
             We come to you today seeking vision, wisdom, and                                                                  
         discernment that only you can bestow, a reclaiming of the                                                             

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     honor and nobility of public service and a sensitivity to those                                                            
     in need.  Let justice run down as water and righteousness as a                                                             
     mighty stream. (Amos 5:24)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     We pray to be more like you, Lord, gracious and merciful,                                                                  
     slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.  You never                                                                  
     summon us, Lord, to a duty without supplying us with the                                                                   
     grace to do it.  That blessed assurance consoles us.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     On this 3rd day of May, 2018, Lord, the National Day of                                                                    
     Prayer, we are encouraged as a body to pray as scripture tells                                                             
     us:  I urge, then first of all, that petitions, prayers,                                                                   
     intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people - for                                                                 
     kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and                                                            
     quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. (1 Timothy 2)                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     God of power and might, wisdom and justice, through you                                                                    
     authority is rightly administered, laws are enacted, and                                                                   
     judgement is decreed.  Assist with your spirit of counsel and                                                              
     fortitude the members of this body and all the elected and                                                                 
     appointed officials of the State of Alaska and this Nation.                                                                
     May we always seek the ways of righteousness, justice, and                                                                 
     mercy.  God grant that we may be enabled by your powerful                                                                  
     protection to lead our state with honesty and integrity.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     We pray these things with thanksgiving that all the praise, the                                                            
     honor and the glory be to you, Lord.  We pray in the name of                                                               
     your son, Jesus Christ.  Amen.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative LeDoux.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                       CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
journal for the 107th legislative day be approved as certified by the                                                           
Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                         MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 20                                                                                                                         
A message dated May 2 was read stating the Senate passed:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 20(JUD)                                                                                              
     "An Act relating to marriage solemnization; and authorizing                                                                
     elected public officials in the state to solemnize marriages."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 20(JUD) was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 278                                                                                                                        
A message dated May 2 was read stating the Senate passed:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 278                                                                                                         
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Certified                                                           
     Real Estate Appraisers; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 278 was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 354                                                                                                                        
A message dated May 2 was read stating the Senate passed:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 354                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to dive fishery management assessment                                                                     
     procedures."                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 354 was referred to the Chief Clerk for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 3                                                                                                                          
A message dated May 2 was read stating the Senate passed CSHB                                                                   
3(MLV) with the following amendment, and it is transmitted for                                                                  
consideration:                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 3(STA)                                                                                 
     "An Act relating to the employment rights of employees in the                                                              
     state who are members of the National Guard of another state,                                                              
     territory, or district of the United States."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 3(MLV) is under Unfinished Business.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 92                                                                                                                         
A message dated May 2 was read stating the Senate concurred in the                                                              
House amendment to CSSB 92(FIN) am, thus adopting:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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     HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 92(FIN)                                                                                
     "An Act relating to abandoned and derelict vessels; relating to the                                                        
     registration of vessels; relating to certificates of title for vessels;                                                    
     relating to the duties of the Department of Administration; relating                                                       
     to the duties of the Department of Natural Resources; establishing                                                         
     the derelict vessel prevention program; establishing the derelict                                                          
     vessel prevention program fund; relating to the authority of certain                                                       
     persons to enforce laws relating to derelict vessels; and providing                                                        
     for an effective date."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 26                                                                                                                         
A message dated May 2 was read stating the President granted limited                                                            
powers of free conference to the Senate members of the Conference                                                               
Committee considering:                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 26(FIN)(efd                                                                            
     fld H)                                                                                                                     
     "An Act relating to an appropriation limit; relating to the budget                                                         
     responsibilities of the governor; relating to the Alaska permanent                                                         
     fund, the earnings of the Alaska permanent fund, and the earnings                                                          
     reserve account; relating to the mental health trust fund; relating to                                                     
     deposits into the dividend fund; and relating to the calculation and                                                       
     payment of permanent fund dividends."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 26(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to an appropriation limit; relating to the budget                                                         
     responsibilities of the governor; relating to the Alaska permanent                                                         
     fund, the earnings of the Alaska permanent fund, and the earnings                                                          
     reserve account; relating to the mental health trust fund; relating to                                                     
     deposits into the dividend fund; relating to the calculation and                                                           
     payment of permanent fund dividends; and providing for an                                                                  
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     (technical title change)                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker granted the limited powers of free conference as                                                                    
requested (page 3538).                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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A message dated May 2 was read stating the President appointed                                                                  
Senator Micciche as alternate to the Conference Committee                                                                       
considering SB 26.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                      REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 408                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 408                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to revocation of a driver's license."                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 408(STA)                                                                                             
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Wool, Acting Chair, with the                                                            
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Tuck, LeDoux, Wool                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Birch, Knopp                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 408(STA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 408 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                   
                           OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HR 9                                                                                                                          
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 9 by the House Rules Committee:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Encouraging the United States Congress to pass legislation giving                                                          
     full military burial rights to Hmong veterans of the Vietnam War.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and is on today's calendar.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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**The presence of Representative Seaton was noted.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                    CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                       SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 331                                                                                                                        
The following, which was held to today's calendar (page 3540), was                                                              
read the second time:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 331                                                                                                         
     "An Act establishing the Alaska Tax Credit Certificate Bond                                                                
     Corporation; relating to purchases of tax credit certificates;                                                             
     relating to overriding royalty interest agreements; and providing                                                          
     for an effective date."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                     Journal Page                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 RES RPT 4DP 1DNP 2NR 2AM                                             3157                                                      
 FN1: ZERO(DNR)                                                       3158                                                      
 FN2: (REV)                                                           3158                                                      
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 4DP 1DNP 4NR 2AM                                  3537                                                      
 FN1: ZERO(DNR)                                                       3538                                                      
 FN3: (REV)                                                           3538                                                      
 FN4: (REV)                                                           3538                                                      
 FN5: (REV/DEBT SERVICE)                                              3538                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 331(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act establishing the Alaska Tax Credit Certificate Bond                                                                
     Corporation; relating to the issuance of bonds by the Alaska Tax                                                           
     Credit Certificate Bond Corporation; relating to purchases of tax                                                          
     credit certificates and refunds and payments of tax credits; relating                                                      
     to the oil and gas tax credit fund; relating to overriding royalty                                                         
     interest agreements; providing for an effective date by repealing                                                          
     the effective date of secs. 2, 5, 8, 10, 31, 37, and 40, ch. 3, SSSLA                                                      
     2017; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
**The presence of Representative Kreiss-Tomkins was noted.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Kawasaki:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, line 21, following "bonds.":                                                                                            
     Insert "The corporation may issue bonds under this section only if                                                         
it makes a finding that, both before and after the issuance of the bonds,                                                       
the state bond rating will be the equivalent of AA- or better."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Page 7, line 12, following "inhabitants":                                                                                       
     Insert "and the state bond rating, both before and after the issuance                                                      
of refunding bonds, will be the equivalent of AA- or better"                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kawasaki 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 331(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  28   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Drummond, Eastman, Kawasaki, LeDoux, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                                      
Parish, Spohnholz, Tarr, Tuck                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Claman, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                  
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                
Lincoln, Millett, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Stutes,                                                          
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representative Kawasaki:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 20, following line 24:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 16. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                           
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     CONDITIONAL EFFECT; NOTIFICATION. (a) Sections 1 - 14                                                                      
and 17 of this Act take effect only if, before January 1, 2020, a court                                                         
enters a final judgment that the issuance of bonds under AS 37.18,                                                              
added by sec. 2 of this Act, does not violate the restrictions on                                                               
contracting debt under art. IX, Constitution of the State of Alaska.                                                            
     (b)  The commissioner of revenue shall notify the revisor of                                                               
statutes in writing if a court enters a final judgment that the issuance of                                                     
bonds under AS 37.18, added by sec. 2 of this Act, does not violate the                                                         
restrictions on contracting debt under art. IX, Constitution of the State                                                       
of Alaska."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 20, following line 25:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 18. If, under sec. 16 of this Act, secs. 1 - 14 and 17 of this                                                        
Act take effect, they take effect on the day after the date of notification                                                     
under sec. 16(b) of this Act."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 20, line 26:                                                                                                               
     Delete "This"                                                                                                              
     Insert "Except as provided in sec. 18 of this Act, this"                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kawasaki moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Seaton objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kito rose to a point of order regarding keeping                                                                  
comments to the amendment and not discussing the provisions of the                                                              
bill.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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The Speaker stated that the point was well taken.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 331(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  31   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Eastman, Kawasaki, LeDoux, Neuman, Parish, Tarr, Tuck                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                    
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kito, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                    
Kreiss-Tomkins, Lincoln, Millett, Ortiz, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold,                                                            
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                                 
Tilton, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 3 was offered by Representative Kawasaki:                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 4, following "agreements;" (title amendment):                                                                    
     Insert "authorizing an advisory vote on the issuance of bonds                                                            
that is contingent on the findings of the state bond committee;"                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, line 2:                                                                                                                 
     Delete "and ratification by qualified voters of the state"                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Page 7, line 14:                                                                                                                
     Delete "or ratified by qualified voters of the state"                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 19, line 22:                                                                                                               
     Delete "NOTICE"                                                                                                            
     Insert "ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND OUTSTANDING                                                                                  
APPLICATIONS; NOTIFICATION"                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Page 20, following line 12:                                                                                                     
     Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 15. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                           

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adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     DETERMINATION ON BONDS; NOTIFICATION TO                                                                                    
REVISOR OF STATUTES. (a) Within 90 days after the effective date                                                                
of this section, the state bond committee, established under                                                                    
AS 37.15.110, shall determine whether the failure of the legislature to                                                         
appropriate, at any time, the amount necessary for the required debt                                                            
service reserve for bonds issued under AS 37.18, added by sec. 2 of                                                             
this Act, would                                                                                                                 
         (1)  likely impair the credit rating of the state; or                                                                  
         (2)  not likely impair the credit rating of the state.                                                                 
     (b)  The commissioner of commerce, community, and economic                                                                 
development, as chair of the state bond committee, shall notify the                                                             
revisor of statutes within one day after the committee's determination                                                          
under (a)(1) or (2) of this section.                                                                                            
   * Sec. 16. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                         
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     ADVISORY VOTE. At the next statewide election, the lieutenant                                                              
governor shall place before the qualified voters of the state a question                                                        
advisory to the legislature and the governor. The question shall appear                                                         
on the ballot in the following form:                                                                                            
                              Q U E S T I O N                                                                                  
         Do you approve of the issuance of bonds to                                                                             
         finance purchases and payments under                                                                                   
         AS 43.55.028 of oil and gas transferable tax                                                                           
         credit certificates issued under                                                                                       
         AS 43.55.023, production tax credit                                                                                    
         certificates issued under AS 43.55.025, and                                                                            
         payments and refunds claimed under                                                                                     
         AS 43.20.046, 43.20.047, or 43.20.053?                                                                                 
            Yes [  ]  No [  ]"                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 20, following line 24:                                                                                                     
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 18. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                           
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     CONDITIONAL EFFECT. (a) Sections 1 - 14 and 19 of this Act                                                                 
take effect only if the commissioner of commerce, community, and                                                                
economic development, as chair of the state bond committee, notifies                                                            

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the revisor of statutes under sec. 15 of this Act.                                                                              
     (b)  Section 16 of this Act takes effect only if the commissioner of                                                       
commerce, community, and economic development, as chair of the                                                                  
state bond committee, notifies the revisor of statutes under sec.                                                               
15(a)(1) of this Act that the committee determined that failure of the                                                          
legislature to appropriate, at any time, the amount necessary for the                                                           
required debt service reserve for bonds issued under AS 37.18, added                                                            
by sec. 2 of this Act, would likely impair the credit rating of the state."                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 20, following line 25:                                                                                                     
     Insert new bill sections to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 20. If, under sec. 18(b) of this Act, sec. 16 of this Act takes                                                       
effect, it takes effect on the day after the date the commissioner of                                                           
commerce, community, and economic development, as chair of the                                                                  
state bond committee, notifies the revisor of statutes under secs. 15                                                           
and 18(b) of this Act.                                                                                                          
   * Sec. 21. If, under sec. 18(a) of this Act, secs. 1 - 14 and 19 of this                                                   
Act take effect, they take effect on the                                                                                        
         (1)  day after the date the commissioner of commerce,                                                                  
community, and economic development, as chair of the state bond                                                                 
committee, notifies the revisor of statutes that the committee                                                                  
determined under sec. 15(a)(2) of this Act that failure of the legislature                                                      
to appropriate the amount necessary would not likely impair the credit                                                          
rating of the state; or                                                                                                         
         (2)  90th day of the regular legislative session that begins                                                           
immediately following the statewide election in which the advisory                                                              
vote provided for under sec. 16 of this Act takes place."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Page 20, line 26:                                                                                                               
     Delete "This"                                                                                                              
     Insert "Except as provided in secs. 20 and 21 of this Act, this"                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kawasaki moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 3 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Seaton objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                

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The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 331(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  10   NAYS:  28   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Drummond, Eastman, Kawasaki, LeDoux, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                                      
Parish, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tuck                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Birch, Claman, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg,                                                                  
Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                
Lincoln, Millett, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton,                                                                  
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Tilton, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 3 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB                                                                 
331(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and                                                                
placed on final passage.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 331(FIN) advance to third reading                                                              
on the same day?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 331(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Advance to Third Reading on the Same Day                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  5   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                    
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                          
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                                
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Tilton, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Kawasaki, Kito, Parish, Tuck                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Excused:  Chenault, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, the motion passed.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 331(FIN) was read the third time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Lincoln 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 Speaker stated that many members may have a perceived conflict                                                              
of interest and ruled that all members were required to vote.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the House would recess to                                                           
a call of the Chair; and so, the House recessed at 1:14 p.m.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               AFTER RECESS                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker called the House back to order at 2:55 p.m.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                       SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                         
                                (continued)                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 331                                                                                                                        
CSHB 331(FIN) was before the House in third reading.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Claman rose to a point of order regarding confining                                                              
comments to the bill.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker cautioned the member to confine remarks to the bill.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHB 331(FIN) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 331(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  16   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp,                                                               
Kopp, Lincoln, Millett, Ortiz, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                             
Seaton, Spohnholz, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Wilson, Wool                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Guttenberg,                                                                     
Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Neuman, Parish, Stutes,                                                                 
Tarr, Tuck, Zulkosky                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 331(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 331(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                  
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Knopp,                                                               
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                                  
Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Kito, LeDoux, Parish, Tarr                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Seaton gave notice of reconsideration of the vote on                                                             
CSHB 331(FIN).                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                              RECONSIDERATION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 331                                                                                                                        
Representative Seaton moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
reconsideration of CSHB 331(FIN) be taken up on the same day.                                                                   
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    

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Representative Seaton placed a call of the House.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated the call was satisfied.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 331(FIN) was before the House in third reading.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question to be reconsidered:  "Shall CSHB 331(FIN) pass the                                                                 
House?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 331(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  23   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Edgmon, Grenn, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson,                                                              
Knopp, Kopp, Lincoln, Millett, Ortiz, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold,                                                               
Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton,                                                                 
Wilson, Wool                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Guttenberg, Kawasaki,                                                                   
Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Neuman, Parish, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck,                                                               
Zulkosky                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHB 331(FIN) passed the House on reconsideration.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
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 331(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
Reconsideration                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  34   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Birch, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                  
Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Knopp,                                                               
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Pruitt,                                                                  

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Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Kito, LeDoux, Parish, Tarr                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Chenault, Thompson                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, the effective date clause was adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 331(FIN) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The House adjourned.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                       THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 107                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 2                                                               
calendar (page 3540), was not taken up this legislative day and will be                                                         
on tomorrow's calendar:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE BILL NO. 107                                                                                                        
     "An Act relating to the Alaska capital income fund."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 169                                                                                                                        
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the May 2                                                               
calendar (page 3541), was not taken up this legislative day and will be                                                         
on tomorrow's calendar:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 169(RLS)                                                                                            
     "An Act relating to the definition of 'direct supervision' for                                                             
     purposes of medical assistance coverage of behavioral health                                                               
     clinic services."                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                    SECOND READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HR 8                                                                                                                          
The following, which was held from the May 2 calendar (page 3542),                                                              
was not taken up this legislative day and will be on tomorrow's                                                                 
calendar:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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     HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 8                                                                                                     
     Requesting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration                                                             
     to locate its Alaska-focused employees, programs, and assets in                                                            
     the state.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HR 9                                                                                                                          
The following was not taken up this legislative day and will be on                                                              
tomorrow's calendar:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 9                                                                                                     
     Encouraging the United States Congress to pass legislation giving                                                          
     full military burial rights to Hmong veterans of the Vietnam War.                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                           LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following citation was not taken up today and will be on                                                                    
tomorrow's calendar:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Bruce J. Hanson                                                                                                      
By Senator Coghill; Representatives Wilson, Edgmon, Birch,                                                                      
Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Foster, Gara, Grenn,                                                                       
Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kopp,                                                                 
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Lincoln, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish,                                                                
Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes,                                                                 
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Wool,                                                                 
Zulkosky                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                ENGROSSMENT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 331                                                                                                                        
CSHB 331(FIN) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                    
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                               ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
With appointment of the Conference Committee on the operating                                                                   
budget, Rule 23(d) of the Uniform Rules is in effect as of April 13.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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                                ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                  
House adjourn until 10:00 a.m., May 4 (page 3564).  The House                                                                   
adjourned at 4:01 p.m.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                              Crystaline Jones                                                                  
                                              Chief Clerk