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2019-04-08 House Journal

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                               HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                         ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                               FIRST SESSION                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                    Monday                     April 8, 2019                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                             Eighty-fourth Day                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 11:12 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 37 members present.  Representative Ortiz had been                                                             
excused from a call of the House today.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Representatives Lincoln and Merrick be excused from a call of the                                                               
House.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Dr. Thomas Fox                                                                      
Thornton of Juneau Society of Friends (Quakers).  Representative                                                                
Shaw moved and asked unanimous consent that the invocation be                                                                   
spread on the journal.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Good morning Friends,                                                                                                      
     This prayer draws on two Quaker principles: Advices &                                                                      
     queries and collective silent worship. The first is an invitation                                                          
     to the second and both are means of seeking the light of God.                                                              
     Thus, I respectfully invite you into prayer through query                                                                  
     followed by silent worship.                                                                                                
     A&Q 27. Live adventurously. When choices arise, do you take                                                                
     the way that offers the fullest opportunity for the use of your                                                            
     gifts in the service of God and the community? Let your life                                                               
     speak. When decisions have to be made, are you ready to join                                                               
     with others in seeking clearness, asking for God's guidance                                                                
     and offering counsel to one another?                                                                                       

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     A&Q 33. Bear witness to the humanity of all people, including                                                              
     those who break society's conventions … Try to discern new                                                                 
     growing points in social and economic life. Seek to                                                                        
     understand the causes of injustice, social unrest and fear. Are                                                            
     you working to bring about a just and compassionate society                                                                
     which allows everyone to develop their capacities and fosters                                                              
     the desire to serve? [Silent Worship] Thank you.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Drummond.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                       CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the journal for the 81st, 82nd, and 83rd legislative days be approved as                                                        
certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so                                                              
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 38                                                                                                                         
A message dated April 5 was read stating the Governor signed the                                                                
following bill and is transmitting the engrossed and enrolled copies to                                                         
the Lieutenant Governor's office for permanent filing:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 38(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act making supplemental appropriations for unemployment                                                                
     assistance, fire suppression activities, and restoration projects                                                          
     related to earthquake disaster relief; capitalizing funds; and                                                             
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     Chapter No. 1, SLA 2019                                                                                                    
     Effective Date:  April 6, 2019                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                         MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
A message dated April 5 was read stating the Senate passed the                                                                  
following, and they are transmitted for consideration:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                        FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                          
                           OF SENATE RESOLUTIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SCR 2                                                                                                                         
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 2 by Senators Gray-                                                                            
Jackson, Costello, Begich, Kawasaki, Kiehl, Olson, Wielechowski,                                                                
Wilson, von Imhof, Micciche, Stedman, Hoffman, Stevens, Hughes,                                                                 
Birch, Shower, Coghill, and Giessel:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
         Proclaiming April 2019 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Rules Committee for                                                                 
placement on the calendar.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                        FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                          
                              OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 29                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 29 by Senator Stedman, entitled:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Marine                                                              
     Pilots; and providing for an effective date."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Labor & Commerce and                                                                
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SB 40                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 40 by Senators Gray-Jackson, Begich,                                                                            
Wielechowski, Olson, Kawasaki, Kiehl, Birch, Wilson, Costello,                                                                  
Stevens, von Imhof, Stedman, Bishop, Micciche, and Coghill, entitled:                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act establishing the month of February as Black History                                                                
     Month."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Rules Committee for                                                                 
placement on the calendar.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SB 54                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 54 by Senators Coghill and Bishop, entitled:                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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     "An Act approving the transfer of certain Alaska Railroad                                                                  
     Corporation land; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation Committee.                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                              COMMUNICATIONS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following was received:                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Alaska Criminal Justice Commission                                                                                              
Sex Offenses                                                                                                                    
A Report to the Alaska State Legislature                                                                                        
April 5, 2019                                                                                                                   
(as required by Chapter No. 36, SLA 2016)                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                      REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 39                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 39                                                                                   
     "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; and providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                               
     39(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."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wilson and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          

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Do pass (1):  Knopp                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Carpenter, Merrick                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Amend (8):  Johnston, Tilton, LeBon, Josephson, Ortiz, Sullivan-                                                                
Leonard, Wilson, Foster                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SSHB 39 is on today's calendar.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 40                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 40                                                                                   
     "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 recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                               
     40(FIN)                                                                                                                    
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wilson and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Johnston, LeBon, Knopp, Josephson, Ortiz, Wilson,                                                                 
Foster                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Carpenter, Merrick                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Amend (2):  Tilton, Sullivan-Leonard                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SSHB 40 is on today's calendar.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB 89                                                                                                                         
The Judiciary Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the Legislative Ethics Act; and providing for                                                          
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD)                                                                                
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Claman, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Stutes, Kopp, Claman                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (1):  Eastman                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Wool                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 89(JUD):                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 89(JUD) is on today's calendar.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                         INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jodie Hettrick                                                                                                       
By Representative Kopp; Senator von Imhof                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Posie Boggs                                                                                                          
By Representatives Spohnholz, Drummond; Senator Wielechowski                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - 2018-2019 Palmer Moose Hockey Team                                                                                   
By Representative Johnson; Senator Hughes                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Derek Lewis                                                                                                          
By Senator Micciche                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Luann Fogels                                                                                                         
By Senators Giessel, Birch; Representatives Talerico, Johnston                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Dick Traini                                                                                                          
By Senator Gray-Jackson; Representatives Josephson, Drummond                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jim Dodson, 43rd UAF School of Management, Business                                                                  
Leader of the Year                                                                                                              
By Senator Kawasaki; Representatives Thompson, LeBon                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Bobby Wilken, 2019 Top 40 Under 40                                                                                   
By Senator Kawasaki; Representative LeBon                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Cyrano's Theatre Company                                                                                             
By Senators Wielechowski, Begich; Representative Tarr                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Fort Wainwright 80th Anniversary                                                                                     
By Senator Kawasaki; Representative Thompson                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Alaska Barbershop, 20th Anniversary                                                                                  
By Senator Kawasaki; Representative Thompson                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Barbara Joan Peterson                                                                                             
By Representative Stutes; Senator Stevens                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Remus Finau                                                                                                       
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Sheridan Renee Williams                                                                                           
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Catherine S. Tiulana                                                                                              
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Arthur Levy Mills                                                                                                 
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Annie Elizabeth Stiving                                                                                           
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Ellen Tuatuk Lane                                                                                                 
By Senator Olson; Representative Foster                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - William "Billy" Hoogendorn, Sr.                                                                                   
By Senator Olson; Representative Foster                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Eloise Minnie Pigshruk Oxereok Ahwinona                                                                           
By Senator Olson; Representative Foster                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Betty Segock                                                                                                      
By Senator Olson; Representative Foster                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Guy "Son-Son" Ione Jr.                                                                                            
By Senator Olson; Representative Foster                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                   
                              OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 126                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 126 by the House Special Committee on Tribal                                                                     
Affairs, entitled:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act establishing November as Alaska Native Heritage                                                                    
     Month."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Tribal Affairs.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                    CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                       SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 39                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 39                                                                                   
     "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; and providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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with the:                                                     Journal Page                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 1DP 2NR 8AM                                         490                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                           
bill:                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                               
     39(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."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kopp rose to a point of order, citing Sections 121 and                                                           
121.3 of Mason's Manual.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker ruled the member out of order.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSSSHB 39(FIN) be adopted in lieu of the                                                            
original bill?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SSHB 39                                                                                                                         
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Adopt Finance CS                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  24   NAYS:  13   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
LeDoux, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                                   
Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Neuman, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton,                                                                 
Vance                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSSSHB 39(FIN) was adopted.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSSSHB 39(FIN) would                                                                
be held in second reading to tomorrow's calendar.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 40                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 40                                                                                   
     "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."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                     Journal Page                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) 7DP 2NR 2AM                                            491                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                           
bill:                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO.                                                                               
     40(FIN)                                                                                                                    
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSSSHB 40(FIN) would                                                                
be held in second reading to tomorrow's calendar.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                       HOUSE BILLS IN SECOND READING                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 48                                                                                                                         
The following, which was held in second reading from the April 5                                                                
calendar (page 472), was before the House:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 48(FIN)                                                                                              
     "An Act removing from the exempt service of the state persons                                                              
     who are employed in a professional capacity to make a temporary                                                            

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     or special inquiry, study, or examination as authorized by the                                                             
     governor and including those persons in the partially exempt                                                               
     service of the state; repealing the authority of the governor or a                                                         
     designee of the governor to authorize higher pay than is otherwise                                                         
     allowable for certain partially exempt employees in the executive                                                          
     branch; and providing for an effective date."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 2 was offered by Representatives Wilson, Josephson,                                                               
Johnston, and Fields:                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 6, following "branch;" (title amendment):                                                                        
     Insert "requiring the commissioner of administration to submit                                                           
a report to the legislature;"                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Page 2, following line 3:                                                                                                       
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 4. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by                                                            
adding a new section to read:                                                                                                   
     TRANSITION. Not later than 30 days after the effective date of                                                             
this Act, the commissioner of administration shall prepare and submit                                                           
to the legislature a report that includes a list of all positions in the                                                        
exempt service of the state under AS 39.25.110 and the partially                                                                
exempt service of the state under AS 39.25.120 and the salary and                                                               
proposed salary schedule for each of those positions. The                                                                       
commissioner of administration shall deliver the report to the senate                                                           
secretary and the chief clerk of the house of representatives and notify                                                        
the legislature that the report is available."                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill section accordingly.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 2 was offered by                                                                               
Representative Eastman:                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Under "TRANSITION":                                                                                                             
     Delete "30"                                                                                                                
     Insert "60"                                                                                                                

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Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 2 be adopted.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wilson objected and withdrew the objection.  There                                                               
being no further objection, Amendment No. 1 to Amendment No. 2                                                                  
was adopted,                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman withdrew the objection.  There being no                                                                  
further objection, Amendment No. 2 as amended was adopted and the                                                               
new title follows:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 48(FIN) am                                                                                           
     "An Act removing from the exempt service of the state persons                                                              
     who are employed in a professional capacity to make a temporary                                                            
     or special inquiry, study, or examination as authorized by the                                                             
     governor and including those persons in the partially exempt                                                               
     service of the state; repealing the authority of the governor or a                                                         
     designee of the governor to authorize higher pay than is otherwise                                                         
     allowable for certain partially exempt employees in the executive                                                          
     branch; requiring the commissioner of administration to submit a                                                           
     report to the legislature; and providing for an effective date."                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Pruitt moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment No. 1 be taken up from the table.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be taken from the                                                                   
table?  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 48(FIN) am                                                                                                                 
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1 Take from the table                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  23   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Neuman, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Shaw, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico,                                                                   
Tilton, Vance                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               

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LeDoux, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson,                                                                 
Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Eastman changed from "Nay" to "Yea".                                                                                            
Story changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                                              
Tuck changed from "Yea" to "Nay".                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, the motion failed.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSHB 48(FIN) am be considered engrossed, advanced to third                                                                      
reading, and placed on final passage.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 48(FIN) am will advance to third reading on tomorrow's                                                                     
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                      SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SB 89                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the Legislative Ethics Act; and providing for                                                          
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
with the:                                                     Journal Page                                                      
                                                                                                                                
 JUD RPT HCS(JUD) 3DP 1DNP 1AM                                          491                                                     
 FN1: ZERO(LEG)                                                         492                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                           
bill:                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89(JUD)                                                                                
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, following line 4:                                                                                                       
     Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                         
"* Sec. 4. AS 24.60.030 is amended by adding a new subsection to                                                              
read:                                                                                                                           
         (k)  If a legislator requests to be excused from voting on a                                                           
     question before a house of the legislature under (g) of this section                                                       
     and is required by that house to vote on the question because a                                                            
     member of that house objects, the objection and the name of the                                                            
     member making the objection shall be recorded in the journal of                                                            
     that house."                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Claman objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 89(JUD)                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  14   NAYS:  23   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Kopp, LeDoux, Pruitt,                                                              
Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Shaw, Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton, Vance                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                                     
Neuman, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck,                                                               
Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
HCS CSSB 89(JUD) be considered engrossed, advanced to third                                                                     
reading, and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was                                                         
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 89(JUD) was read the third time.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HCS CSSB 89(JUD) pass the House?"                                                                   
The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 89(JUD)                                                                                                                
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster,                                                                     
Hannan, Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                     
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, Neuman, Pruitt, Rasmussen, Revak, Shaw,                                                                  
Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                     
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vance, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Jackson, LeDoux, Rauscher                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, HCS CSSB 89(JUD) passed the House.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the                                                     
effective date clause.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HCS CSSB 89(JUD) was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                           LEGISLATIVE CITATIONS                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the House approve the citations on the calendar.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent to                                                                     
divide the citations to consider separately In Memoriam - Addie Marie                                                           
Klemke and In Memoriam - Walter "Denny" McInnes.                                                                                

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There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House divide the citations on the                                                               
calendar?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Approve Citation(s) on the Calendar                                                                                             
Divide the Citations                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  8   NAYS:  29   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Jackson, Johnson, Rauscher,                                                                          
Sullivan-Leonard, Tilton, Vance                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
LeDoux, Neuman, Pruitt, Rasmussen, Revak, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story,                                                               
Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, the citations were not divided.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House approve the citations on the                                                              
calendar?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Approve Citation(s) on the Calendar                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  4   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster,                                                                     
Hannan, Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp,                                                                     
Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Neuman, Pruitt, Rasmussen, Revak,                                                                
Shaw, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton,                                                               
Tuck, Vance, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Eastman, Jackson, Rauscher, Sullivan-Leonard                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
And so, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Maggie Whitaker                                                                                                      
By Representative Wool                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Jerry Luckhaupt                                                                                                      
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Hannan, Story                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Homer High School Boys Wrestling Team, 2018 State                                                                    
Champions                                                                                                                       
By Senator Stevens; Representative Vance                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dimond High School Girls Basketball Team, 2019 State                                                                 
Champions                                                                                                                       
By Senator Costello; Representative Rasmussen                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Marc Anthony Roderick                                                                                             
By Representative Vance; Senator Stevens                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Lee Brookins Jordan                                                                                               
By Representative Tilton; Senators Reinbold, Hughes                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Karen Margaret Jacobsen                                                                                           
By Representatives Story, Hannan; Senator Kiehl                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Timothy Mark Sonnenberg                                                                                           
By Representative Wool; Senator Kawasaki                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Harold Pete Martin                                                                                                
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Story, Hannan                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John Harold Helle                                                                                                 
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Story, Hannan                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Dennis E. Wheeler                                                                                                 
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Hannan, Story                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Addie Marie Klemke                                                                                                
By Senator Stevens; Representative Vance                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Walter "Denny" McInnes                                                                                            
By Senator Stevens; Representative Stutes                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                            UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the following members be excused from a call of the House.  There                                                               
being no objection, the members were excused as noted:                                                                          

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Representative Merrick – from today to 5:00 p.m., April 10                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Lincoln – from today to 10:00 p.m. April 14                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Claman, Chair of the Judiciary Committee, moved and                                                              
asked unanimous consent that the five-day notice requirement in Rule                                                            
23(a) of the Uniform Rules be waived so that the Judiciary Committee                                                            
may have a confirmation hearing April 12 on the following:                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Commission on Judicial Conduct                                                                                                
Jane Mores – Juneau                                                                                                             
Appointed: 4/2/2019     Term Expires: 3/1/2020                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 124                                                                                                                        
Representative Claman, Chair of the Judiciary Committee, moved and                                                              
asked unanimous consent that the five-day notice requirement in Rule                                                            
23(a) of the Uniform Rules be waived so that the Judiciary Committee                                                            
may hear the following on April 12:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 124                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the recording of documents; relating to                                                                
     notaries and notarization; and providing for an effective date."                                                          
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool, Co-chair of the Labor & Commerce Committee,                                                                
moved and asked unanimous consent that the five-day notice                                                                      
requirement in Rule 23(a) of the Uniform Rules be waived so that the                                                            
Labor & Commerce Committee may have a confirmation hearing                                                                      
April 12 on the following:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Board of Social Work Examiners                                                                                                
Mindy Swisher – Fairbanks                                                                                                       
Appointed: 4/2/2019     Term Expires: 3/1/2021                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 48                                                                                                                         
Representative Vance added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 48(FIN) am                                                                                           
     "An Act removing from the exempt service of the state persons                                                              
     who are employed in a professional capacity to make a temporary                                                            
     or special inquiry, study, or examination as authorized by the                                                             
     governor and including those persons in the partially exempt                                                               
     service of the state; repealing the authority of the governor or a                                                         
     designee of the governor to authorize higher pay than is otherwise                                                         
     allowable for certain partially exempt employees in the executive                                                          
     branch; requiring the commissioner of administration to submit a                                                           
     report to the legislature; and providing for an effective date."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 82                                                                                                                         
Representatives Fields and Kreiss-Tomkins added as cosponsors to:                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 82                                                                                                          
     "An Act adding to the powers and duties of the State Commission                                                            
     for Human Rights; and relating to and prohibiting discrimination                                                           
      based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SCR 2                                                                                                                         
Representatives Spohnholz, Rauscher, and Tuck added as cross                                                                    
sponsors to:                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 2                                                                                         
         Proclaiming April 2019 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SB 29                                                                                                                         
Representative Tuck added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE BILL NO. 29                                                                                                         
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Marine                                                              
     Pilots; and providing for an effective date."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 40                                                                                                                         
Representative Tuck added as a cross sponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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     SENATE BILL NO. 40                                                                                                         
     "An Act establishing the month of February as Black History                                                                
     Month."                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                ENGROSSMENT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 89                                                                                                                         
HCS CSSB 89(JUD) was engrossed, signed by the Speaker and Chief                                                                 
Clerk, and transmitted to the Senate for consideration.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                               ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
House committee schedules are published under separate cover.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following meetings today were changed:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Judiciary Committee                                                                                                             
CHANGED TO:                                                      1:30 p.m.                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Resources Committee                                                                                                             
CHANGED TO:                                     15 min. after adjournment                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the House adjourn until 10:00 a.m., April 9.  There being no objection,                                                         
the House adjourned at 1:13 p.m.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                              Crystaline Jones                                                                  
                                              Chief Clerk