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2019-04-24 House Journal

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                               HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                         ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                         THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                               FIRST SESSION                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                  Wednesday                  April 24, 2019                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                             One Hundredth Day                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 10:41 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 40 members present.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, the Reverend Gordon                                                                 
Blue of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.  Representative Shaw moved                                                               
and asked unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on the                                                                
journal.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     With the deepest respect for the religious beliefs of all                                                                  
     Alaskans, I offer the following prayer:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     In the lectionary of daily grace today we are given Psalm                                                                  
     115:15-16, which says: May you be blessed by the Lord, the                                                                 
     maker of heaven and earth. The heaven of heavens is the                                                                    
     Lord's, but he entrusted the earth to its peoples.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Let us pray.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Creator God, foundation of justice and mercy, we thank you                                                                 
     for the light of understanding and the gift of wisdom through                                                              
     the ages. Help the House of Alaska to do that work which                                                                   
     they have been called to do on the behalf of future generations                                                            
     and of this one: to provide from the increase of the earth for                                                             
     the protection of the poor and the oppressed, and the well-                                                                
     being of all your people, and of the Earth which nurtures all                                                              

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      life. Direct and guide them, Lord. Let the people praise them.                                                           
       Let the people be glad and sing for joy. Let the House govern                                                           
     with equity and give us blessing. Amen.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Josephson.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                       CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the journal for the 98th and 99th legislative days be approved as                                                               
certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so                                                              
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                        MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
An amendment to the Declaration of Disaster Emergency for the                                                                   
November 30, 2018 earthquake with an accompanying letter dated                                                                  
April 18 were received.  The amended declaration and letter were                                                                
copied to the Finance Committee Co-chairs and are on file in the Chief                                                          
Clerk's office.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Amended finance plans dated April 22 regarding the 2012 September                                                               
Severe Storms with an accompanying letter dated April 22 were                                                                   
received pursuant to AS 26.23.020.  The amended finance plans and                                                               
letter were copied to the Finance Committee Co-chairs and are on file                                                           
in the Chief Clerk's office.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                         MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 89                                                                                                                         
A message dated April 22 was read stating the Senate waived Uniform                                                             
Rule 42(b) and adopted the Free Conference Committee report on                                                                  
HCS CSSB 89(JUD) and CSSB 89(JUD), thus adopting:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     FREE CONFERENCE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89                                                                                  
     "An Act relating to the Legislative Ethics Act; and providing for                                                          
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
A message dated April 22 was read stating the Senate passed the                                                                 
following, and it is transmitted for consideration:                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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                        FIRST READING AND REFERENCE                                                                          
                              OF SENATE BILLS                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 93                                                                                                                         
CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 93(HSS) by the Senate Health and                                                                         
Social Services Committee, entitled:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to a workforce enhancement program for health                                                             
     care professionals employed in the state; and providing for an                                                             
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                      REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HJR 14                                                                                                                        
The Transportation Committee considered:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14                                                                                              
     Urging the Alaska Congressional delegation to pursue                                                                       
     infrastructure funding for a deep draft Arctic port in Nome;                                                               
     requesting the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities                                                          
     to send a letter from the state to the Alaska Congressional                                                                
     delegation supporting a deep draft Arctic port in Nome; and                                                                
     requesting the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities                                                          
     to work collaboratively with the City of Nome on a deep draft                                                              
     Arctic port in Nome.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wool and Stutes, Co-chairs,                                                            
with the following individual recommendations:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Drummond, Claman, Story, Talerico, Wool, Stutes                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Rasmussen                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HJR 14 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                 
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 31                                                                                                                         
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 31                                                                                                          
     "An Act making a special appropriation to the Alaska permanent                                                             
     fund; and providing for an effective date."                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Kreiss-Tomkins, Co-chair,                                                               
with the following individual recommendations:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Shaw, Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (2):  Vance, LeDoux                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Wool, Story                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 31 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 82                                                                                                                         
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     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."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Kreiss-Tomkins and Fields,                                                             
Co-chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Wool, Story, Kreiss-Tomkins, Fields                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (2):  Vance, Shaw                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Office of the Governor                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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HB 82 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 96                                                                                                                         
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 96                                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to Alaska Pioneers' Home and Alaska Veterans'                                                             
     Home rates and services."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 96(STA)                                                                                              
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Zulkosky and Spohnholz,                                                                
Co-chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Drummond, Tarr, Zulkosky, Spohnholz                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Jackson                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Pruitt                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 96(STA):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
3.  Fiscal, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                   
4.  Fiscal, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 96 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 102                                                                                                                        
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 102                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to rental vehicles; relating to vehicle rental                                                            
     networks; relating to liability for vehicle rental taxes; and                                                              
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representatives LeDoux and Wool, Co-                                                                   
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Hannan, Fields, Stutes, Wool                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Revak, Talerico, LeDoux                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Law                                                                                                          
2.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 102 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 110                                                                                                                        
The State Affairs Committee considered:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 110                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the transfer of a title to a boat on the death of                                                      
     the owner; relating to the transfer of a title to a vehicle, including                                                     
     certain manufactured homes and trailers, on the death of the                                                               
     owner; allowing a person to act for the surviving spouse of a                                                              
     decedent to enforce liability against real property transferred at                                                         
     death; and providing for an effective date."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 110(STA)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the transfer of a title to a boat on the death of                                                      
     the owner; relating to the transfer of a title to a vehicle, including                                                     
     certain manufactured homes and trailers, on the death of the                                                               
     owner; allowing a person to act for the surviving spouse of a                                                              
     decedent to enforce liability against real property transferred at                                                         
     death; relating to changes of address; and providing for an                                                                
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Kreiss-Tomkins and Fields,                                                             
Co-chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Do pass (5):  Wool, Shaw, Story, Kreiss-Tomkins, Fields                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Vance, LeDoux                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 110(STA):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Administration                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HB 110 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 122                                                                                                                        
The Resources Committee considered:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 122                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the Funter Bay marine park unit of the state                                                           
     park system; relating to protection of the social and historical                                                           
     significance of the Unangax^ cemetery located in Funter Bay and                                                            
     providing for the amendment of the management plan for the                                                                 
     Funter Bay marine park unit; and providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Tarr and Lincoln, Co-chairs,                                                           
with the following individual recommendations:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Hannan, Tarr, Lincoln                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (3):  Rasmussen, Hopkins, Talerico                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 122 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SB 25                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE BILL NO. 25                                                                                                         
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Dental                                                              
     Examiners; and providing for an effective date."                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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The report was signed by Representatives Wilson and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (10):  Johnston, Carpenter, Tilton, LeBon, Knopp, Merrick,                                                              
Josephson, Sullivan-Leonard, Ortiz, Foster                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Wilson                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 25 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 37                                                                                                                         
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 37(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to the statewide immunization program; and                                                                
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Zulkosky and Spohnholz,                                                                
Co-chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Drummond, Jackson, Tarr, Zulkosky, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Pruitt                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
2. Fiscal, Senate Finance Committee/Dept. of Health & Social                                                                    
 Services                                                                                                                       
3. Fiscal, Senate Finance Committee/Fund Capitalization                                                                         
4. Fiscal, Senate Finance Committee/Fund Transfers                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 37(FIN) was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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SB 54                                                                                                                         
The Transportation Committee considered:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE BILL NO. 54                                                                                                         
     "An Act approving the transfer of certain Alaska Railroad                                                                  
     Corporation land; and providing for an effective date."                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wool and Stutes, Co-chairs,                                                            
with the following individual recommendations:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Talerico, Story, Rasmussen, Drummond, Claman, Wool,                                                               
Stutes                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic Development                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
SB 54 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                       REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HR 8                                                                                                                          
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 8                                                                                                     
     Recognizing 2019 as the International Year of the Salmon and                                                               
     supporting an associated global initiative identifying the                                                                 
     importance of wild salmon.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (2):  Tarr, Stutes                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Vance                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Amend (1):  Neuman                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HR 8 was referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 109                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs                                                                     
considered:                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 109                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to residency requirements for public school                                                               
     enrollment for certain children of active duty military members."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 109(MLV)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to residency requirements for public school                                                               
     enrollment for certain children of active duty military and                                                                
     National Guard members."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative LeDoux, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Kopp, Thompson, Jackson, Tarr, Tuck, LeDoux                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 109(MLV):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 109 was referred to the Education Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 113                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs                                                                     
considered:                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 113                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to employment preferences for spouses and                                                                 
     children of veterans, disabled veterans, former prisoners of war,                                                          
       members of the national guard, and deceased service members."                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 113(MLV)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to private sector and state employment                                                                    
     preferences for active service members, veterans, and spouses and                                                          
     dependent children of active service members and veterans;                                                                 
     relating to employment preferences for surviving spouses of                                                                
     deceased service members and veterans; and relating to                                                                     
     employment preferences for disabled veterans and former                                                                    
     prisoners of war."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative LeDoux, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Kopp, Jackson, Tarr, Tuck, LeDoux                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (1):  Thompson                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 113(MLV):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
2.  Zero, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 113 was referred to the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 89                                                                                                                         
The Free Conference Committee considering HCS CSSB 89(JUD) and                                                                  
CSSB 89(JUD) recommends the following be adopted:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     FREE CONFERENCE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 89                                                                                  
     "An Act relating to the Legislative Ethics Act; and providing for                                                          
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Claman (Chair), Tuck,                                                                  
Pruitt; and Senators Coghill (Chair), Begich.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to FCCS SB 89:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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The report was received in the Chief Clerk's office at 3:03 p.m.,                                                               
April 22.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved that the House adopt the Free                                                                     
Conference Committee report, thus adopting FCCS SB 89, and                                                                      
recommended that the members vote yes.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson placed a call of the House.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The call was satisfied.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House adopt the report?"  The roll was                                                          
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
FCCS SB 89                                                                                                                      
Adopt                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  33   NAYS:  7   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Claman, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan, Hopkins,                                                              
Jackson, Johnson, Johnston, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                                 
Lincoln, Merrick, Neuman, Ortiz, Pruitt, Rasmussen, Rauscher,                                                                   
Revak, Shaw, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                   
Thompson, Tilton, Vance, Wilson, Zulkosky                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Drummond, Eastman, Josephson, LeDoux, Spohnholz, Tuck,                                                                   
Wool                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House adopted FCCS SB 89.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
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.                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Chief Clerk notified the Senate.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Senate adopted the Free Conference Committee report (April 22).                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                         INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The following citation was introduced and taken up later as a Special                                                           
Order of Business:                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Tim Gravel                                                                                                           
By Representative Revak                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Carl Kancir                                                                                                          
By Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz; Senator Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dan Collins                                                                                                          
By Representative Revak                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Chris Block                                                                                                          
By Representative Revak                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - East Anchorage High School Football Team 2018 State                                                                  
Champions                                                                                                                       
By Representatives Josephson, Tarr; Senator Wielechowski                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Major General Laurel Hummel                                                                                          
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Fields                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Northeast Muldoon Boys and Girls Club                                                                                
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Muldoon Library                                                                                                      
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Safe Harbor Muldoon and Muldoon Garden                                                                               
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Rex Bishopp                                                                                                       
By Representative Rasmussen; Senator Costello                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Kathie Smith                                                                                                      
By Senator Wilson                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Roberta Ruth Uhl                                                                                                  
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Kathleen Ann Farkas                                                                                               
By Senator Wielechowski; Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Robert Marshall                                                                                                   
By Senator Bishop                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                   
                           OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HJR 18                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18 by Representatives Kreiss-                                                                        
Tomkins, Johnston, Spohnholz, Ortiz, Fields, LeBon, Lincoln, Wool,                                                              
Josephson, Wilson, and Story:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska                                                            
     relating to the Alaska permanent fund and to appropriations from                                                           
     the Alaska permanent fund.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs, Judiciary, and                                                       
Finance Committees.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HJR 19                                                                                                                        
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 19 by the House Special                                                                              
Committee on Tribal Affairs:                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Urging the United States Congress to fully fund the United States                                                          
     Census Bureau for the 2020 Census; urging the governor to                                                                  
     prioritize an accurate count for the 2020 Census; and urging local                                                         
     governments to establish local complete count commissions.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the House Special Committee on                                                          
Tribal Affairs and the Community & Regional Affairs Committee.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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                INTRODUCTION, FIRST READING, AND REFERENCE                                                                   
                              OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
HB 143                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 143 by Representative Wilson, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to the modification or relocation of a public                                                             
     easement or right-of-way; and relating to restrictions on easement                                                         
     or right-of-way use."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Transportation and                                                                  
Resources Committees.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 144                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 144 by Representative Sullivan-Leonard, entitled:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to the procedure for legislative confirmation of                                                          
     board or commission appointments."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the State Affairs and Judiciary                                                         
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 145                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 145 by the House Judiciary Committee, entitled:                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to crime and criminal procedure; establishing the                                                         
     crime of possession of motor vehicle theft tools; relating to                                                              
     controlled substances; relating to credit toward a sentence of                                                             
     imprisonment; relating to sentencing; relating to registration of                                                          
     sex offenders; relating to the definition of 'sex offender or child                                                        
     kidnapper'; relating to operating under the influence; relating to                                                         
     refusal to submit to a chemical test; relating to the duties of the                                                        
     commissioner of corrections; relating to the Alaska Criminal                                                               
     Justice Commission; relating to the duties of the attorney general                                                         
     and the Department of Law; requiring law enforcement agencies                                                              
     to test sexual assault examination kits; requiring notification of                                                         
     completion of testing; relating to reports on untested sexual                                                              
     assault examination kits; and relating to public disclosure of                                                             
     information relating to certain minors."                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary and Finance                                                               
Committees.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 146                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 146 by Representative Claman, entitled:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to an application for a license to operate as a                                                           
     dealer in motor vehicles; and requiring a dealer in motor vehicles                                                         
     to maintain liability and property insurance."                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
was read the first time and referred to the Judiciary and Labor &                                                               
Commerce Committees.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                    CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                       THIRD READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 71                                                                                                                         
The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 22                                                            
calendar (page 676), was read the third time:                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 71                                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to hiring for positions in state service based on                                                         
     substitution of military work experience or training for required                                                          
     civilian work experience or training."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
HB 71 be returned to second reading for the purpose of considering                                                              
amendments.  There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, HB 71 would be returned                                                             
to second reading for all amendments.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
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     Delete "requirements"                                                                                                      
     Insert "requirement"                                                                                                       

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     Delete "requirements"                                                                                                      
     Insert "requirement"                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                                                           
Amendment No. 1 was adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
HB 71 am was automatically in third reading.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall HB 71 am pass the House?"  The roll was                                                             
taken with the following result:                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 71 am                                                                                                                        
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  40   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  0   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fields,                                                                    
Foster, Hannan, Hopkins, Jackson, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson,                                                                 
Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Lincoln, Merrick,                                                                   
Neuman, Ortiz, Pruitt, Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Shaw,                                                                        
Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr,                                                                     
Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vance, Wilson, Wool, Zulkosky                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
And so, HB 71 am passed the House and 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.  There being no                                                                
objection, the following citations were approved and sent to enrolling:                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Julie Doepken, 2019 BP Teacher of Excellence                                                                         
By Representative Carpenter; Senator Micciche                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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Honoring - Jennifer Hornung, 2019 BP Teacher of Excellence                                                                      
By Representative Carpenter; Senator Micciche                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Winston and Pamela Gillies, 50th Wedding Anniversary                                                                 
By Representative Carpenter; Senator Micciche                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Juneau Capitals U18 Hockey Team                                                                                      
By Representatives Hannan, Story; Senator Kiehl                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Jon Van Zyle                                                                                                         
By Senator Reinbold                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Mari Jo Parks                                                                                                        
By Senator Wilson                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - The 2019 Senate Floor Staff                                                                                          
By Senators Coghill, Giessel, Costello                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Willard E. Dunham                                                                                                 
By Senator Micciche; Representative Carpenter                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                            UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 122                                                                                                                        
The Speaker removed the Finance Committee referral for the                                                                      
following:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 122                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to the Funter Bay marine park unit of the state                                                           
     park system; relating to protection of the social and historical                                                           
     significance of the Unangax^ cemetery located in Funter Bay and                                                            
     providing for the amendment of the management plan for the                                                                 
     Funter Bay marine park unit; and providing for an effective date."                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 122 was removed from the Finance Committee and referred to the                                                               
Rules Committee for placement on the calendar.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 96                                                                                                                         
The Speaker added a Finance Committee referral for the following:                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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     HOUSE BILL NO. 96                                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to Alaska Pioneers' Home and Alaska Veterans'                                                             
     Home rates and services."                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 96 was removed from the Rules Committee and referred to the                                                                  
Finance Committee.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
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:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Representative Wool – from 7:30 a.m., April 26 to 10:00 a.m., May 1                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Jackson – from 9:00 a.m., April 25 to 10:30 a.m.,                                                                
April 29                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Fields – from 1:00 p.m., April 26 to 10:00 a.m.,                                                                 
April 29                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HB 145                                                                                                                        
Representative Claman, Chair, moved and asked unanimous consent                                                                 
that Uniform Rule 23 be waived, so that the Judiciary Committee may                                                             
hear the following today:                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 145                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to crime and criminal procedure; establishing the                                                         
     crime of possession of motor vehicle theft tools; relating to                                                              
     controlled substances; relating to credit toward a sentence of                                                             
     imprisonment; relating to sentencing; relating to registration of                                                          
     sex offenders; relating to the definition of 'sex offender or child                                                        
     kidnapper'; relating to operating under the influence; relating to                                                         
     refusal to submit to a chemical test; relating to the duties of the                                                        
     commissioner of corrections; relating to the Alaska Criminal                                                               
     Justice Commission; relating to the duties of the attorney general                                                         
     and the Department of Law; requiring law enforcement agencies                                                              
     to test sexual assault examination kits; requiring notification of                                                         
     completion of testing; relating to reports on untested sexual                                                              
     assault examination kits; and relating to public disclosure of                                                             
     information relating to certain minors."                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                

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Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                                                           
it was so ordered.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                         SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the notice and publication requirements be waived and the citation,                                                             
Honoring - Tim Gravel, be taken up as a Special Order of Business.                                                              
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the House approve the citation.  There being no objection, the                                                                  
following citation was approved and sent to enrolling:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Tim Gravel                                                                                                           
By Representative Revak                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
                            UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 16                                                                                                                         
Representative Wilson added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 16                                                                                   
     "An Act relating to shared animal ownership; and relating to the                                                           
     sharing and sale of raw milk and raw milk products."                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 28                                                                                                                         
Representative Josephson added as a cosponsor to:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 28                                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to an annual report concerning the payment of                                                             
     equal pay for comparable work; increasing the minimum wage;                                                                
     and providing for an effective date."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 71                                                                                                                         
Representatives Kopp, Tarr, Stutes, Josephson, Zulkosky, and                                                                    
Eastman added as cosponsors to:                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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     HOUSE BILL NO. 71 am                                                                                                       
     "An Act relating to hiring for positions in state service based on                                                         
     substitution of military work experience or training for required                                                          
     civilian work experience or training."                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 82                                                                                                                         
Representative Drummond added as a cosponsor 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."                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 136                                                                                                                        
Representative Drummond added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 136                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to public school funding for social and emotional                                                         
     learning; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
HB 139                                                                                                                        
Representative Tuck added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     HOUSE BILL NO. 139                                                                                                         
     "An Act providing an exemption from the state procurement code                                                             
     for the acquisition of investment-related services for assets                                                              
     managed by the Board of Trustees of the Alaska Permanent Fund                                                              
     Corporation."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                ENGROSSMENT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
HB 71                                                                                                                         
HB 71 am 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 meeting today was changed:                                                                                        

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Judiciary Committee                                                                                                             
CHANGED TO:                                     45 min. after adjournment                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the House adjourn until 10:30 a.m., April 26.  There being no                                                                   
objection, the House adjourned at 12:34 p.m.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                              Crystaline Jones                                                                  
                                              Chief Clerk