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2017-05-12 Senate Journal

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2017-05-12                     Senate Journal                      Page 1186
HB 103                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN) "An Act relating to the practice                                                                 
of optometry; and providing for an effective date" was read the third                                                           
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved that the bill be returned to second reading for                                                          
the purpose of hearing all amendments offered today. Without                                                                    
objection, the bill was returned to second reading.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Senator Begich offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
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    Delete all material and insert:                                                                                             
       "(b)  A licensee may not perform ophthalmic surgery. In this                                                             
    subsection, "ophthalmic surgery"                                                                                            
       (1)  means an invasive procedure in which human tissue is cut,                                                           
    ablated, or otherwise penetrated by incision, laser, or other means                                                         
    to treat diseases of the human eye, alter or correct refractive error,                                                      
    or alter or enhance cosmetic appearance;                                                                                    
       (2)  does not include the procedure described in AS 08.72.273."                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Begich moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                               
Micciche objected.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Costello, Egan, Gardner, Wielechowski                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly,                                                              
MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, von Imhof, Wilson                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Stedman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 

2017-05-12                     Senate Journal                      Page 1187
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN) was automatically in third                                                                       
reading.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN) "An                                                                   
Act relating to the practice of optometry; and providing for an                                                                 
effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                         
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 103(FIN)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Dunleavy, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes,                                                               
Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, von Imhof,                                                                   
Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Begich, Costello, Gardner                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Stedman                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                                                                
on the passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date                                                         
clause. Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by                                                         
the President and Secretary and returned to the House.