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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                            THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                FIRST SESSION                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                   Wednesday                     May 17, 2017                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                         One Hundred Twenty-first Day                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Kelly at 10:43 a.m.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed twenty members present.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Senator Coghill. Senator                                                                
Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer be                                                                    
spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
          God my Father,                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          Thank you for life and health, for friends and                                                                        
          colleagues, for the privilege of serving our people in                                                                
          this Senate.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
          First we pray for those who have life changing and                                                                    
          threatening problems among us. Please touch them                                                                      
          with your grace and healing, give them your peace                                                                     
          and guidance. Comfort and guide their families.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          Also help us work through the issues facing this state                                                                
          with clarity of mind and respectful dialogue as we                                                                    
          clash with our differing views.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          We are aware of the importance of the work we must                                                                    
          complete for our people, so with your guidance we                                                                     
          go into the work of the day.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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                 I remember your great love you loved us with                                                                  
             through the gift of eternal life in Jesus Christ the                                                              
               Lord in whose name I offer this prayer,   Amen.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gardner led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                     
journal for the one hundred twentieth legislative day be approved as                                                            
certified by the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Messages dated May 16 were read stating the House passed and                                                                    
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HJR 19                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 19(AET) BY THE                                                                                
HOUSE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ARCTIC POLICY,                                                                                       
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM,                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
      Commending the Arctic Waterways Safety Committee;                                                                         
      supporting the adoption of prevention measures into                                                                       
      international agreements to ensure clear, universal, and                                                                  
      enforceable marine safety measures in the Arctic; urging                                                                  
      the state's delegation in the United States Congress and the                                                              
      governor to promote the adoption of spill prevention                                                                      
      measures into international agreements; and urging the                                                                    
      President of the United States and the United States                                                                      
      Department of State to initiate negotiations to enter into                                                                
      international agreements to ensure safe and                                                                               
      environmentally responsible marine operations in the                                                                      
      Arctic.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Senate Special Committee                                                            
on the Arctic.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 11                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
            Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform                                                              
           Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate                                                            
      Bill No. 100, relating to municipal liens.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCR 13                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 13 BY                                                                                           
REPRESENTATIVES EDGMON, LeDoux, Westlake, Tuck, Foster,                                                                         
Millett, Chenault, Tarr, Stutes, Gara, Kito, Fansler, Drummond,                                                                 
Guttenberg,                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                Dedicating the House Finance Committee Room in                                                                 
             the Alaska State Capitol to the late Representative                                                               
          Albert "Al" P. Sikkiagruk Adams.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCR 14                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 14 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
      Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform                                                                     
      Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate                                                                  
      Bill No. 51, extending the termination date of the Board of                                                               
      Veterinary Examiners.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 51                                                                                                                         
Message dated May 16 was read stating the House passed and returned                                                             
for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 51(FIN) "An Act                                                                        
extending the termination date of the Board of Veterinary Examiners;                                                            
and providing for an effective date" with the following amendment:                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 51(RLS) "An Act extending the termination date                                                                    
          of the Board of Veterinary Examiners; relating to the                                                                 
          licensure of nail technicians; relating to the practice                                                               
          of manicuring; and providing for an effective date."                                                                  
          (Title Change HCR 14)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                      
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 51(RLS)                                                                                                                
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 51(FIN)?  Effective Date                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  16   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Gardner, Giessel,                                                               
Hughes, Kelly, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stevens, von Imhof,                                                                      
Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Dunleavy, Hoffman, MacKinnon, Stedman                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 51(RLS) "An Act                                                                             
extending the termination date of the Board of Veterinary Examiners;                                                            
relating to the licensure of nail technicians; relating to the practice of                                                      
manicuring; and providing for an effective date."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                                                                
on concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                             
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 14                                                                                                                        
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                   
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 14, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk (page 1329). Without objection, the                                                                
resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 14 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 51,                                                                 
extending the termination date of the Board of Veterinary Examiners,                                                            
pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HCR 14                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                    
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 14 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 100                                                                                                                        
Message dated May 16 was read stating the House passed and returned                                                             
for consideration SENATE BILL NO. 100 "An Act relating to                                                                       
municipal liens" with the following amendment:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 100(RLS)                                                                                 
          "An Act relating to municipal liens; relating to                                                                      
          service areas in second class boroughs; relating to a                                                                 
          municipal tax exemption or deferral for economic                                                                      
          development property; relating to a municipal tax                                                                     
          exemption for a fire protection system; and providing                                                                 
          for an effective date." (Title Change HCR 11)                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                      
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS SB 100(RLS)                                                                                                                 
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to SB 100?    Effective Date                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                    
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 100(RLS) "An Act relating to                                                                       
municipal liens; relating to service areas in second class boroughs;                                                            
relating to a municipal tax exemption or deferral for economic                                                                  
development property; relating to a municipal tax exemption for a fire                                                          
protection system; and providing for an effective date."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                                                                
on concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                             
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 11                                                                                                                        
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                   
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk (page 1329). Without objection, the                                                                
resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 11 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 100,                                                                
relating to municipal liens, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                                          
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HCR 11                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                    
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 13                                                                                                                        
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                   
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 13, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk (page 1329). Without objection, the                                                                
resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senators Hoffman, Dunleavy, MacKinnon, Costello, Bishop, Stevens,                                                               
Micciche, Hughes, Gardner, Begich, Egan, Coghill, Meyer, Olson,                                                                 
Kelly, Stedman moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as                                                                 
cross sponsors on the resolution. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 13 Dedicating the House Finance Committee Room in the Alaska                                                                
State Capitol to the late Representative Albert "Al" P. Sikkiagruk                                                              
Adams, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HCR 13                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                    
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 13 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                               Recede Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 111                                                                                                                        
Message dated May 16 was read stating the House failed to concur in                                                             
the Senate amendment to CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
NO. 111(FIN)(efd fld) "An Act relating to the oil and gas production                                                            
tax, tax payments, and credits; relating to interest applicable to                                                              
delinquent oil and gas production tax; relating to carried-forward lease                                                        
expenditures based on losses and limiting those lease expenditures to                                                           
an amount equal to the gross value at the point of production of oil and                                                        
gas produced from the lease or property where the lease expenditure                                                             
was incurred; relating to information concerning tax credits, lease                                                             
expenditures, and oil and gas taxes; relating to the disclosure of that                                                         
information to the public; relating to an adjustment in the gross value                                                         
at the point of production; and relating to a legislative working group"                                                        
and respectfully requests the Senate to recede from its amendment,                                                              
namely:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 111(FIN) "An Act relating to credits against the                                                                  
          oil and gas production tax; relating to the                                                                           
          applicability of certain credits earned under the oil                                                                 
          and gas production tax to the tax on corporations;                                                                    
          relating to tax credit certificates against the oil and                                                               
          gas production tax and the issuance and assignment                                                                    
          of those certificates; relating to interest applicable to                                                             
          delinquent taxes; relating to lease expenditures;                                                                     
          relating to the oil and gas tax credit fund; and                                                                      
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved that the Senate recede from its amendment                                                                
and recommended the body vote no.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate recede from its amendment?"                                                               
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SCS CSHB 111(FIN)                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Recede from its Amendment                                                                                      
to CSHB 111(FIN)(efd fld)?                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  3   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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Yeas:  Begich, Gardner, Olson                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                             
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate failed to recede from its amendment.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 132                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 132(L&C) "An Act relating to transportation network companies                                                               
and transportation network company drivers; and providing for an                                                                
effective date." Signing do pass: Senator MacKinnon, Cochair;                                                                   
Senators von Imhof, Hughes. Signing no recommendation: Senator                                                                  
Hoffman, Cochair; Senators Bishop, Olson, Micciche.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
          Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Labor and                                                                           
      Workforce Development                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The bill is on today's calendar.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                  Introduction and Reference of Senate Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 121                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 121 BY THE SENATE FINANCE                                                                                       
COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
              "An Act relating to the compensation of members of                                                               
               the Alaska State Defense Force and certain state                                                                
          employees; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Finance                                                           
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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SB 122                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 122 BY SENATOR COGHILL, entitled:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act repealing the authority for a child abuse or                                                                  
          neglect citizen review panel in the Department of                                                                     
          Health and Social Services; and establishing the                                                                      
          Child Protection Citizen Review Panel in the office                                                                   
          of the ombudsman."                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Health and Social Services,                                                         
Judiciary and Finance Committees.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 132                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 132(L&C) "An Act relating to                                                                              
transportation network companies and transportation network                                                                     
company drivers; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                              
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 14, line 9, following "ordinance":                                                                                         
     Insert ";                                                                                                                  
              (3)  a contract, lease, or other arrangement entered into by                                                      
     a municipality with a transportation network company for use of                                                            
     an international airport owned or operated by the municipality; a                                                          
     contract, lease, or other arrangement under this paragraph must be                                                         
     consistent with AS 28.23"                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1. Senator                                                                 
MacKinnon objected.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 132(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Egan, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Stevens, von Imhof,                                                                  
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 1 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 2:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 14, line 11:                                                                                                               
     Delete "ratified by the voters in a regular municipal election"                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 2. Senator                                                                 
Micciche objected.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 2?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  6   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Egan, Gardner, Olson, Stedman, Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Stevens, von Imhof,                                                                  
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 2 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan offered Amendment No. 3:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, lines 27 - 28:                                                                                                         
     Delete "or drivers"                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Page 13, lines 30 - 31:                                                                                                         
     Delete "or drivers"                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Page 13, line 31, through page 14, line 1:                                                                                      
     Delete "and transportation network company drivers"                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Page 14, lines 3 - 4:                                                                                                           
     Delete "or transportation network company drivers"                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 14, lines 6 - 9:                                                                                                           
     Delete "(1) imposition of a municipal sales tax on a transportation                                                        
network company driver that taxes a trip originating in the                                                                     
municipality in the same manner that other services are taxed in the                                                            
municipality;                                                                                                                   
              (2)"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 14, lines 15 - 19:                                                                                                         
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
          "(e)  In this section, "transportation network company" has the                                                       
     meaning given in AS 28.23.180."                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Egan moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 3. Senator                                                                 
Micciche objected.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall Amendment No. 3 be adopted?" The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 3?                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  5   NAYS:  15   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Egan, Gardner, Olson, Wielechowski                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                   
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Stedman, Stevens,                                                                    
von Imhof, Wilson                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and so, Amendment No. 3 failed.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the bill be                                                             
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 132(L&C) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 132(L&C)                                                                       
"An Act relating to transportation network companies and                                                                        
transportation network company drivers; and providing for an                                                                    
effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                         
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 132(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner,                                                              
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                    
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 132(L&C) 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.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Terri Carle                                                                                                       
Representative(s) Grenn, Tuck                                                                                                   
Senator(s) Costello, von Imhof, Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill,                                                                 
Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon,                                                                   
Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                     
citation be adopted. Without objection, the citation was adopted and                                                            
referred to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                          Special Order of Business                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                     
following Citation Calendar be made a special order of business.                                                                
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                              Citation Calendar                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - James Armstrong                                                                                                      
Senator(s) MacKinnon, Hoffman, Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill,                                                                  
Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hughes, Meyer,                                                                      
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Eagle Academy Charter School                                                                                         
Representative(s) Reinbold                                                                                                      
Senator(s) MacKinnon, Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello,                                                                 
Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, Meyer,                                                                       
Micciche, Olson, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - James Beaton                                                                                                      
Representative(s) Stutes                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Stevens, Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello,                                                                   
Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon,                                                                   
Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Stedman, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Leroy Lawrence                                                                                                    
Representative(s) Tarr                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Begich, Kelly, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan,                                                            
Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche,                                                                  
Olson, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                     
citations be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted and                                                         
referred to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 132                                                                                                                        
Senators Hughes, MacKinnon, Costello, Giessel, Meyer moved and                                                                  
asked unanimous consent to be shown as cross sponsors on CS FOR                                                                 
HOUSE BILL NO. 132(L&C) "An Act relating to transportation                                                                      
network companies and transportation network company drivers; and                                                               
providing for an effective date." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                    Recess                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
President Kelly stated the Senate would stand in recess to a call of the                                                        
Chair. There being no objection, the Senate recessed at 12:06 p.m.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                 After Recess                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The Senate reconvened at 7:23 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the Senate                                                                   
return to Messages from the House. Without objection, the Senate                                                                
returned to:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Message dated May 17 was read stating the House passed and                                                                      
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        First Reading and Reference of                                                                       
                              House Resolutions                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HCR 12                                                                                                                        
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 12 BY THE HOUSE                                                                                 
RULES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning Senate Bill No. 55, relating to criminal                                                                   
          law and procedure; relating to controlled substances;                                                                 
          relating to sentencing; relating to protective orders;                                                                

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          relating to restitution; relating to the period of                                                                    
          probation; relating to revocation, termination,                                                                       
          suspension, cancellation, or restoration of a driver's                                                                
          license; relating to parole; and relating to the duties                                                               
          of the Department of Corrections and the Department                                                                   
          of Health and Social Services.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the Secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                               Concur Messages                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 55                                                                                                                         
Message dated May 17 was read stating the House passed and returned                                                             
for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 55(FIN) "An Act                                                                        
relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to controlled                                                                  
substances; relating to sentencing; relating to protective orders;                                                              
relating to restitution; relating to the period of probation; relating to                                                       
revocation, termination, suspension, cancellation, or restoration of a                                                          
driver's license; relating to parole; relating to the duties of the                                                             
Department of Corrections and the Department of Health and Social                                                               
Services; and providing for an effective date" with the following                                                               
amendment:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
          HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 55(RLS) "An Act relating to criminal law and                                                                      
          procedure; relating to controlled substances; relating                                                                
          to sentencing; relating to protective orders; relating to                                                             
          restitution; relating to the period of probation;                                                                     
          relating to revocation, termination, suspension,                                                                      
          cancellation, or restoration of a driver's license;                                                                   
          relating to parole; relating to the duties of the                                                                     
          Department of Corrections and the Department of                                                                       
          Health and Social Services; requiring an inventory of                                                                 
          and reports on untested sexual assault examination                                                                    
          kits; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
          (Title Change HCR 12)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                      
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent Senator                                                                      
Wielechowski be excused from a call of the Senate for the remainder                                                             
of the day. Without objection, Senator Wielechowski was excused.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 55                                                                                                                         
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 55(RLS)                                                                                                                
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 55(FIN)?   Effective Date                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                      
Stedman, Stevens, Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Begich, Wielechowski                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  von Imhof                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 55(RLS) "An Act                                                                             
relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to controlled                                                                  
substances; relating to sentencing; relating to protective orders;                                                              
relating to restitution; relating to the period of probation; relating to                                                       
revocation, termination, suspension, cancellation, or restoration of a                                                          
driver's license; relating to parole; relating to the duties of the                                                             
Department of Corrections and the Department of Health and Social                                                               
Services; requiring an inventory of and reports on untested sexual                                                              
assault examination kits; and providing for an effective date."                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the vote                                                                
on concurrence be considered the vote on the effective date clause.                                                             
Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent Senator                                                                      
von Imhof be excused from a call of the Senate for the remainder of                                                             
the day. Without objection, Senator von Imhof was excused.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HCR 12                                                                                                                        
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent to take up                                                                   
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 12, which had been                                                                              
held on the Secretary's desk (page 1341). Without objection, the                                                                
resolution was before the Senate on final passage.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION                                                                          
NO. 12 Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e), Uniform Rules                                                              
of the Alaska State Legislature, concerning Senate Bill No. 55,                                                                 
relating to criminal law and procedure; relating to controlled                                                                  
substances; relating to sentencing; relating to protective orders;                                                              
relating to restitution; relating to the period of probation; relating to                                                       
revocation, termination, suspension, cancellation, or restoration of a                                                          
driver's license; relating to parole; and relating to the duties of the                                                         
Department of Corrections and the Department of Health and Social                                                               
Services, pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                               
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HCR 12                                                                                                                          
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                      
Stedman, Stevens, Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Begich, von Imhof, Wielechowski                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 12 passed the                                                                           
Senate, was signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                           
House.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 83                                                                                                                         
Message dated May 17 was read stating the House passed and returned                                                             
for consideration CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 83(HSS) "An Act                                                                        
relating to the protection of vulnerable adults and residents of long                                                           
term care facilities" with the following amendment:                                                                             

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          CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 83(HSS) am H                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved that the Senate concur in the House                                                                      
amendment.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall the Senate concur in the House                                                                       
amendment?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 83(HSS) am H                                                                                                               
Shall the Senate Concur in the House                                                                                            
Amendment to CSSB 83(HSS)?                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  17   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Dunleavy, Egan, Gardner, Giessel,                                                             
Hoffman, Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                      
Stedman, Stevens, Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Begich, von Imhof, Wielechowski                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
and so, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, thus adopting                                                              
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 83(HSS) am H "An Act relating to the                                                                     
protection of vulnerable adults and residents of long term care                                                                 
facilities."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Secretary was requested to notify the House.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Rule 23(d) of the Alaska State Legislature Uniform Rules is currently                                                           
in effect.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the Senate                                                              
stand in adjournment until 11:00 a.m., January 16, 2018. Without                                                                
objection, the Senate adjourned at 9:00 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    

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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
May 18        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
May 17        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
May 19        Friday                          Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
May 17        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
              -- Delayed to a Call of the Chair --                                                                              
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
May 17        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
May 19        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
May 18        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                             LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
May 18        Thursday                   House Finance 519            9:00 AM                                                 
+             Contract Approval                                                                                                 
              - Wasilla LIO                                                                                                     
              - Amendment to Haight & Associates - Capitol                                                                      
              Security Camera System