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2020-03-17 House Journal

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2020-03-17                     House Journal                      Page 1904
HCR 17                                                                                                                        
The following was before the House pending from March 16 (page                                                                  
1890):                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 17                                                                                         
     Suspending Rule 23(a), Uniform Rules of the Alaska State                                                                   
     Legislature, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered  by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 15, following "Legislature":                                                                                       
 Insert "for the purpose of passing appropriation bills."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Spohnholz objected.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCR 17                                                                                                                          
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
Special Order of Business                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  7   NAYS:  29   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  1                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Eastman, Prax, Rauscher, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton,                                                             
Vance                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

2020-03-17                     House Journal                      Page 1905
Nays:  Carpenter, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis,                                                             
Hannan, Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                     
LeBon, LeDoux, Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz, Pruitt, Shaw, Spohnholz,                                                                
Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Jackson, Neuman, Rasmussen                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered  by Representatives Johnson, Sullivan-                                                               
Leonard, Carpenter, Gillis, Talerico, Shaw, Rauscher, Merrick, Tilton,                                                          
Pruitt, and Prax:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 15, following "Legislature":                                                                                       
     Insert "to allow committees to consider only legislative measures                                                          
that substantially relate to, and have as their primary purpose,                                                                
appropriating, raising, or allocating state revenue, confirming                                                                 
appointments, extending the termination date of a board, commission,                                                            
or task force, and considering the public health disaster emergency                                                             
declared by the Governor on March 11, 2020"                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Johnson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 2 was offered  by                                                                               
Representative Kopp:                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 5, following "force,":                                                                                             
 Delete "and"                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 6, following "March 11, 2020":                                                                                     
 Insert ", and providing economic relief to individuals, businesses,                                                            
and communities impacted by the COVID-19 virus outbreak"                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                      
Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

2020-03-17                     House Journal                      Page 1906
There was objection.                                                                                                            
HCR 17                                                                                                                        
HCR 17 was before the House with Amendment No. 1 to Amendment                                                                   
No. 2 pending.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                        
withdraw Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 2.  There being no                                                                    
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp rose to a point of order regarding confining                                                                
remarks to the amendment before the body.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker cautioned the member to speak to the amendment.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 2 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCR 17                                                                                                                          
Amendment No. 2                                                                                                                 
Special Order of Business                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  37   NAYS:  1   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis,                                                             
Hannan, Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                     
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Lincoln, Merrick, Neuman, Ortiz,                                                                 
Prax, Pruitt, Rauscher, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes,                                                                         
Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vance,                                                                
Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

2020-03-17                     House Journal                      Page 1907
Nays:  Eastman                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Jackson, Rasmussen                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 2 was adopted.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCR 17 am pass the House?"  The roll                                                                
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCR 17 am                                                                                                                       
Special Order of Business                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  35   NAYS:  3   EXCUSED:  2   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Gillis,                                                             
Hannan, Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                     
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz, Prax,                                                                   
Pruitt, Rauscher, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr,                                                               
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vance, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Neuman, Sullivan-Leonard                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Jackson, Rasmussen                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCR 17 am passed the House and was referred to the Chief                                                                
Clerk for engrossment.