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2018-04-15 Senate Journal

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                                SENATE JOURNAL                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                            THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                SECOND SESSION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                      Sunday                    April 15, 2018                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                Ninetieth Day                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the Senate was called to order by President                                                             
Kelly at 11:36 a.m.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The roll showed eighteen members present. Senators Costello,                                                                    
Stedman were absent.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, David Cordero, Senate Page.                                                             
Senator Hoffman moved and asked unanimous consent that the prayer                                                               
be spread. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          The prayer of St. Francis                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
          Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,                                                                            
          Where there is hatred, let me sow love;                                                                               
          where there is injury, pardon;                                                                                        
          where there is doubt, faith;                                                                                          
          where there is despair, hope;                                                                                         
          where there is darkness, light;                                                                                       
          where there is sadness, joy;                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
              O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek                                                               
          to be consoled as to console;                                                                                         
          to be understood as to understand;                                                                                    
          to be loved as to love.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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          For it is in giving that we receive;                                                                                  
          it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;                                                                              
          and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.                                                                  
                                    Amen.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Shower led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Certification                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent that the                                                                     
journal for the eighty-ninth legislative day be approved as certified by                                                        
the Secretary. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                           Messages from the House                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 148                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
returned:                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE BILL NO. 148 "An Act relating to powers                                                                        
          of the Alaska Police Standards Council; and relating                                                                  
          to background checks for admission to police training                                                                 
          programs and certification as a police officer."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Secretary for enrollment.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 285                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 14 was read stating the Speaker granted limited                                                             
powers of free conference to the House conferees considering:                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN) "An Act making appropriations                                                                    
for the operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                                
comprehensive mental health program; and providing for an effective                                                             
date."                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 285(FIN)                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
on the appropriations and language that are not identical in the House                                                          
and Senate versions of HB 285.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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HB 286                                                                                                                        
Message dated April 14 was read stating the Speaker granted limited                                                             
powers of free conference to the House conferees considering:                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 286(FIN) am(brf sup maj fld)(efd fld)                                                                     
"An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program                                                                
expenses of state government and for certain programs; capitalizing                                                             
funds; amending appropriations; and making supplemental                                                                         
appropriations."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 286(FIN) "An Act                                                                            
making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of                                                            
state government and for certain programs; capitalizing funds;                                                                  
amending appropriations; making supplemental appropriations;                                                                    
making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the                                                            
State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund; and                                                               
providing for an effective date." (technical title change)                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
on the appropriations and language that are not identical in the House                                                          
and Senate versions of HB 286.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Message dated April 14 was read stating the House passed and                                                                    
transmitted for consideration:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                  First Reading and Reference of House Bills                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 336                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 336(JUD) am BY THE HOUSE                                                                                  
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, entitled:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
          "An Act relating to supported decision-making                                                                         
          agreements to provide for decision-making                                                                             
          assistance; and amending Rule 402, Alaska Rules of                                                                    
          Evidence."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                          Standing Committee Reports                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 142                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 142(FIN) "An Act relating to unemployment insurance                                                                    
benefits; increasing the maximum weekly unemployment insurance                                                                  
benefit rate; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it                                                           
be replaced with                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 142(L&C) "An Act relating to unemployment                                                                         
          insurance benefits; and providing for an effective                                                                    
          date." (Forthcoming Title Change SCR)                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing no recommendation: Senator Costello, Chair; Senators                                                                    
Stevens, Micciche. Signing do pass: Senator Meyer. Signing amend:                                                               
Senator Gardner.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
 Fiscal Note No. 4, indeterminate, Office of the Governor                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
          Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Labor and Workforce                                                           
      Development                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 170                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 170(JUD) "An Act relating to securities, registration,                                                                 
exempt securities, exempt transactions, broker-dealers, agents,                                                                 
investment advice, investment advisers, investment adviser                                                                      
representatives, federal covered securities, federal covered investment                                                         
advisers, viatical settlement interests, small intrastate security                                                              
offerings, Canadian broker-dealers, and Canadian agents; relating to                                                            
protecting older and vulnerable adults from financial exploitation;                                                             
relating to administrative, civil, and criminal enforcement provisions,                                                         
including restitution and civil penalties for violations; relating to an                                                        
investor training fund; establishing increased civil penalties for                                                              
harming older persons and vulnerable adults; relating to corporations                                                           

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organized under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; amending                                                               
Rules 4, 5, 54, 65, and 90, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, and Rule                                                           
602, Alaska Rules of Appellate Procedure; and providing for an                                                                  
effective date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                       SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                         
          NO. 170(L&C)                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senator Costello, Chair; Senator Meyer. Signing no                                                             
recommendation: Senator Gardner.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
          Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
     Fiscal Note No. 4, zero, Department of Health and Social Services                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 275                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                              
NO. 275(FIN) "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                                             
Massage Therapists; relating to license renewal and criminal history                                                            
record checks for massage therapists; and providing for an effective                                                            
date" and recommended it be replaced with                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                                       
          NO. 275(FIN) "An Act extending the termination                                                                        
          date of the Board of Massage Therapists; and                                                                          
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
          (Title Change SCR 22)                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Signing do pass: Senators Hoffman, MacKinnon, Cochairs; Senators                                                                
Bishop, von Imhof, Stevens, Micciche. Signing no recommendation:                                                                
Senator Olson.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
           Fiscal Note No. 3, Department of Commerce, Community and                                                            
       Economic Development                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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HB 301                                                                                                                        
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered CS FOR HOUSE                                                                        
BILL NO. 301(FIN) "An Act relating to the renewal of a license                                                                  
involving alcoholic beverages; relating to the renewal and transfer of                                                          
ownership of a beverage dispensary license or restaurant or eating                                                              
place license; and relating to issuance of an outdoor recreation lodge                                                          
license in a local option area." Signing do pass: Senator Costello,                                                             
Chair; Senators Meyer, Gardner.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
          Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Commerce, Community                                                           
      and Economic Development                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The bill was referred to the Rules Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SJR 7                                                                                                                         
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered SENATE JOINT                                                                        
RESOLUTION NO. 7 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of                                                                  
the State of Alaska prohibiting the imposition of a tax, the increase of                                                        
an existing tax, or state retail sales taxation without the approval of the                                                     
voters of the state, and recommended it be replaced with                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
          CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                                        
          NO. 7(L&C) Proposing an amendment to the                                                                              
          Constitution of the State of Alaska prohibiting the                                                                   
          imposition of a broad-based individual income tax or                                                                  
          statewide general sales tax without the approval of                                                                   
          the voters of the state.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Signing no recommendation: Senator Costello, Chair; Senator                                                                     
Micciche. Signing do pass: Senator Meyer. Signing do not pass:                                                                  
Senator Gardner. Signing amend: Senator Stevens.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal information was published today:                                                                           
     Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The resolution was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                        Introduction and Reference of                                                                        
                              Senate Resolutions                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 22                                                                                                                        
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 22 BY THE                                                                                      
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE,                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
          Suspending Rules 24(c), 35, 41(b), and 42(e),                                                                         
          Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature,                                                                        
          concerning House Bill No. 275, extending the                                                                          
          termination date of the Board of Massage Therapists;                                                                  
          and relating to license renewal and criminal history                                                                  
          record checks for massage therapists.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and held on the secretary's desk.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                        Consideration of the Calendar                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        Second Reading of House Bills                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 110                                                                                                                        
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 110(L&C) "An Act relating to the Board                                                                    
of Massage Therapists; relating to the practice of massage therapy;                                                             
relating to massage therapy establishments; relating to the Department                                                          
of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development; and                                                                           
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the bill be                                                                  
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 110(L&C) was read the third time.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 110(L&C)                                                                       
"An Act relating to the Board of Massage Therapists; relating to the                                                            
practice of massage therapy; relating to massage therapy                                                                        
establishments; relating to the Department of Commerce, Community,                                                              
and Economic Development; and providing for an effective date" pass                                                             
the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

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CSHB 110(L&C)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Dates                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Shower,                                                                       
Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Costello, Stedman                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
and so, CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 110(L&C) passed the Senate.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the vote on the                                                              
passage of the bill be considered the vote on the effective date clauses.                                                       
Without objection, it was so ordered and the bill was signed by the                                                             
President and Secretary and returned to the House.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 114                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 114 "An Act relating to boiler and unfired pressure                                                              
vessel inspection reports and fees" was read the second time                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon, Cochair, moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                   
for the adoption of the Finance Senate Committee Substitute offered                                                             
on page 2332. Senator Gardner objected, then withdrew her objection.                                                            
There being no further objection, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                      
NO. 114(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the bill be                                                                  
considered engrossed, advanced to third reading and placed on final                                                             
passage. Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 114(FIN) was read the third                                                                        
time.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL                                                                             
NO. 114(FIN) "An Act relating to boiler and unfired pressure vessel                                                             
inspection reports and fees" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with                                                          
the following result:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SCS HB 114(FIN)                                                                                                                 
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Shower,                                                                       
Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Costello, Stedman                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 114(FIN) passed the                                                                        
Senate and was referred to the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 273                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 273 "An Act extending the termination date of the                                                                
Marijuana Control Board; and providing for an effective date" was                                                               
read the second time.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the bill be                                                                  
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 273 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 273 "An Act extending                                                                 
the termination date of the Marijuana Control Board; and providing for                                                          
an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the                                                                
following result:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 273                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  2                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Shower,                                                                       
Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Costello, Stedman                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 273 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent 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.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent Senator                                                                      
Costello be excused from a call of the Senate today. Without                                                                    
objection, Senator Costello was excused.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 274                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 274 "An Act extending the termination date of the                                                                
Board of Psychologist and Psychological Associate Examiners; and                                                                
providing for an effective date" was read the second time.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the bill be                                                                  
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 274 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 274 "An Act extending                                                                 
the termination date of the Board of Psychologist and Psychological                                                             
Associate Examiners; and providing for an effective date" pass the                                                              
Senate?" The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 274                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Shower,                                                                       
Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Costello                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 274 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent 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.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 302                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 302 "An Act extending the termination date of the                                                                
Board of Professional Counselors; and providing for an effective date"                                                          
was read the second time.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the bill be                                                                  
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 302 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 302 "An Act extending                                                                 
the termination date of the Board of Professional Counselors; and                                                               
providing for an effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken                                                           
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 302                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Shower,                                                                       
Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Costello                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 302 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent 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.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 323                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 323 "An Act extending the termination date of the                                                                
Board of Pharmacy; and providing for an effective date" was read the                                                            
second time.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the bill be                                                                  
advanced to third reading and placed on final passage. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HOUSE BILL NO. 323 was read the third time.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall HOUSE BILL NO. 323 "An Act extending                                                                 
the termination date of the Board of Pharmacy; and providing for an                                                             
effective date" pass the Senate?" The roll was taken with the following                                                         
result:                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 323                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
Effective Date                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Shower,                                                                       
Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Costello                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Stedman                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
and so, HOUSE BILL NO. 323 passed the Senate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent 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.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                        Senate Bills in Third Reading                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SB 102                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 102 "An Act relating to funding for Internet                                                                    
services for school districts; and relating to the Alaska higher                                                                
education investment fund" which had been held in third reading to the                                                          
April 15 calendar (page 2684), was before the Senate in third reading.                                                          

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Senator MacKinnon moved and asked unanimous consent the bill be                                                                 
returned to second reading for the purpose of a specific amendment,                                                             
that being Amendment No. 1. Without objection, the bill was returned                                                            
to second reading.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator MacKinnon moved and asked unanimous consent the                                                                         
following fiscal information be adopted in lieu of the previously                                                               
published fiscal information (page 2655):                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
 Fiscal Note No. 4, Department of Education and Early                                                                           
   Development                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Without objection, Fiscal Note No. 4 was adopted.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Begich offered Amendment No. 1:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, lines 1 - 2:                                                                                                            
     Delete "; and relating to the Alaska higher education                                                                    
investment fund"                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 10, through page 2, line 12:                                                                                       
     Delete all material and insert:                                                                                            
"* Sec. 2. AS 14.03.127(b) is amended to read:                                                                                
          (b)  The legislature may appropriate funding for Internet                                                         
     services for schools under this section from the general fund.                                                         
     If insufficient funding is appropriated to provide funding                                                                 
     authorized under this section, the state share shall be distributed                                                        
     pro rata to eligible school districts."                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Senator Begich moved for the adoption of Amendment No. 1.                                                                       
Objections were heard.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The presence of Senator Stedman was noted.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB 102                                                                                                                        
Senator Begich moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 to SENATE BILL NO. 102 "An Act relating to                                                                      
funding for Internet services for school districts; and relating to the                                                         
Alaska higher education investment fund." Without objection,                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 was withdrawn.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 102 was automatically in third reading.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Begich moved and asked unanimous consent to abstain from                                                                
voting due to a conflict of interest. Objections were heard and Senator                                                         
Begich was required to vote.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being: "Shall SENATE BILL NO. 102 "An Act relating                                                                 
to funding for Internet services for school districts; and relating to the                                                      
Alaska higher education investment fund" pass the Senate?" The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 102                                                                                                                          
Third Reading - Final Passage                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  18   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Egan, Gardner, Giessel, Hoffman,                                                                
Hughes, Kelly, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson, Shower,                                                                       
Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wilson                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Wielechowski                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Costello                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
and so, SENATE BILL NO. 102 passed the Senate and was referred to                                                               
the Secretary for engrossment.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Order of Business                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the following                                                                
Citation Calendar be made a special order of business. Without                                                                  
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                              Citation Calendar                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jorge L. Hernandez                                                                                                   
Representative(s) Tarr                                                                                                          
Senator(s) Begich, Kelly, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Gardner,                                                             
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                    
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Anchorage Christian School 2018 3A Girls Basketball                                                                  
Champions                                                                                                                       
Representative(s) Pruitt                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Giessel, Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan,                                                             
Gardner, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                    
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Bobby Hill                                                                                                           
Representative(s) Pruitt                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Giessel, Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan,                                                             
Gardner, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                    
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Lem Wheeles                                                                                                          
Representative(s) Claman, Grenn                                                                                                 
Senator(s) Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Gardner,                                                             
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                    
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Steve Adams                                                                                                          
Representative(s) Pruitt                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Gardner,                                                             
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                    
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Sinking of the S.S. Princess Sophia 100th Anniversary                                                             
Senator(s) Egan, Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Gardner,                                                             
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                    
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Tanya Taylor-Winchester                                                                                           
Representative(s) Pruitt                                                                                                        
Senator(s) Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Gardner,                                                             
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                    
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Irene Peratrovich                                                                                                 
Representative(s) Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
Senator(s) Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Gardner,                                                             
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                    
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                

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Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the Citation                                                                 
Calendar be adopted. Without objection, the citations were adopted                                                              
and referred to the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                             Unfinished Business                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 123                                                                                                                        
Senator Giessel moved and asked unanimous consent to be shown as a                                                              
cross sponsor on CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 123(HSS) "An Act                                                                         
relating to disclosure of health care services and price information; and                                                       
providing for an effective date." Without objection, it was so ordered.                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                Announcements                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Rule 23(d) of the Alaska State Legislature Uniform Rules is currently                                                           
in effect.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Announcements are at the end of the journal.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                          Special Order of Business                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                  Citations                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the following                                                                
citation be made a special order of business. Without objection, it was                                                         
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Senator Meyer                                                                                                        
Representative(s) Millett, Birch                                                                                                
Senator(s) Kelly, Begich, Bishop, Coghill, Costello, Egan, Gardner,                                                             
Giessel, Hoffman, Hughes, MacKinnon, Meyer, Micciche, Olson,                                                                    
Shower, Stedman, Stevens, von Imhof, Wielechowski, Wilson                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the citation be                                                              
adopted. Without objection, the citation was adopted and referred to                                                            
the Secretary for transmittal.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                                 Engrossment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 102                                                                                                                        
SENATE BILL NO. 102 "An Act relating to funding for Internet                                                                    
services for school districts; and relating to the Alaska higher                                                                
education investment fund" was engrossed, signed by the President                                                               
and Secretary and transmitted to the House for consideration.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 114                                                                                                                        
SENATE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 114(FIN) "An Act relating to                                                                       
boiler and unfired pressure vessel inspection reports and fees" was                                                             
engrossed, signed by the President and Secretary and returned to the                                                            
House for consideration.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                 Adjournment                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Micciche moved and asked unanimous consent the Senate                                                                   
stand in adjournment until 1:00 p.m., April 16, 2018. Without                                                                   
objection, the Senate adjourned at 1:39 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                    Liz Clark                                                   
                                                     Secretary of the Senate                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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committee meetings may contact the appropriate committee office or the                                                          
Legislative Information Office in their community. Reasonable advance                                                           
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                             STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                             
+ indicates teleconference                                                                                                      
= indicates bill previously heard/scheduled                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                         COMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 374 ON-BILL FINANCING OF ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Apr 19        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          3:30 PM                                                 
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  EDUCATION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 16        Monday                          Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 20        Friday                          Butrovich 205           8:00 AM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                   FINANCE                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 15        Sunday                    Senate Finance 532          10:00 AM                                                  
              -- MEETING CANCELED --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 16        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
              -- Meeting Postponed to 10:00 a.m. --                                                                             
+ HB 151 DHSS;CINA; FOSTER CARE; CHILD PROTECTION                                                                               
+ HB 267 RELEASE HUNTING/FISHING RECORDS TO MUNI                                                                                
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 16        Monday                    Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+= HB 176 EMER. MEDICAL TRANSPORT SERVICE PAYMENTS                                                                              
+= HB 213 PUBLIC SCHOOL TRUST FUND                                                                                              
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB  38 WORKERS' COMP: DEATH;PERM PARTIAL IMPAIR                                                                               
+ HB 400 FEES FOR FIRE PREVENTION MEASURES                                                                                      
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Tuesday                   Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ SB  62 REPEAL CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM                                                                                     
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Wednesday                 Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB  62 REPEAL CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM                                                                                    
              <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                           
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 19        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
              -- NO PUBLIC TESTIMONY AT THIS MEETING --                                                                         
+ SB 127 CRIMINAL LAW;PAROLE;PROBATION;SENTENCING                                                                               
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 19        Thursday                  Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB 127 CRIMINAL LAW;PAROLE;PROBATION;SENTENCING                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony <Limited to 2 Minutes> --                                                                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                             FINANCE (continued)                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Apr 20        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            9:00 AM                                                 
+ HB 214 BREE'S LAW; DATING VIOLENCE PROGRAMS                                                                                   
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 20        Friday                    Senate Finance 532            1:30 PM                                                 
+= HB 214 BREE'S LAW; DATING VIOLENCE PROGRAMS                                                                                  
              -- Public Testimony <Limited to 2 Minutes> --                                                                     
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 21        Saturday                  Senate Finance 532          10:00 AM                                                  
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                           HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Apr 16        Monday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 20        Friday                          Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
              No Meeting Scheduled                                                                                              
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  JUDICIARY                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 16        Monday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+= SB 134 TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RTS;GUARDIANS                                                                                 
+= HJR 21 FEDS RESPECT STATE REG OF MARIJUANA                                                                                   
+ HB 123 DISCLOSURE OF HEALTH CARE COSTS                                                                                        
+= HB 208 TRUSTS; COMM PROP TRUSTS; POWERS OF APPT                                                                              
+ SB  81 DHSS CENT. REGISTRY;LICENSE;BCKGROUND CHK                                                                              
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Wednesday                   Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+ HB 216 CRIMES;RESTITUTION;DIVIDEND FUND                                                                                       
+ HB 355 FIRE;FOREST LAND; CRIMES;FIRE PREVENTION                                                                               
+ HB 342 LAND SALES PRACTICES                                                                                                   
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  

2018-04-15                     Senate Journal                      Page 2739
                            JUDICIARY (continued)                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Apr 20        Friday                      Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                               LABOR & COMMERCE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Tuesday                     Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 19        Thursday                    Beltz 105 (tsbldg)          1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                  RESOURCES                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 16        Monday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ HCR 23 PROTECT WILDLIFE FROM FOREIGN PATHOGENS                                                                                
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ HJR 29 REAUTHORIZE SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS ACT                                                                                   
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ HB 197 COMMUNITY SEED LIBRARIES; AGRICULTURE                                                                                  
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+ HB 354 DIVE FISHERY ASSESSMENTS                                                                                               
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 18        Wednesday                       Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 20        Friday                          Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                STATE AFFAIRS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+ HCR 19 GOVERNOR: AK NATIVE LANGUAGES EMERGENCY                                                                                
+ HB  97 REPEAL AK FIRE STANDS. COUNCIL TAX CREDIT                                                                              
              -- Public Testimony --                                                                                            
              Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  

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                          STATE AFFAIRS (continued)                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Apr 19        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           3:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                   ----------------------------------------                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                TRANSPORTATION                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Apr 17        Tuesday                         Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Apr 19        Thursday                        Butrovich 205           1:30 PM                                                 
+             Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled                                                                                  
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                               JOINT COMMITTEES                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                    SELECT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE ETHICS                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Apr 21        Saturday               Anch Lio Lg Conf Rm            10:30 AM                                                  
              Senate Subcommittee                                                                                               
+             Public Comment                                                                                                    
              EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                                 
              Public Session