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2019-04-26 House Journal

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                              HOUSE JOURNAL                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                        ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                        THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                              FIRST SESSION                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Juneau, Alaska                    Friday                  April 26, 2019                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                         One Hundred Second Day                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Pursuant to adjournment the House was called to order by Speaker                                                                
Edgmon at 11:15 a.m.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Roll call showed 37 members present.  Representatives Jackson and                                                               
Wool had been excused from a call of the House today.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Representative Tarr be excused from a call of the House today.  There                                                           
being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The invocation was offered by the Chaplain, Pastor Brian Ewing of                                                               
Calvary Fellowship Church.  Representative Shaw moved and asked                                                                 
unanimous consent that the invocation be spread on the journal.  There                                                          
being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    Father, thank you that you are the one who is both incredibly                                                               
    powerful beyond our comprehension and infinitely gentle to                                                                  
    the wounded and broken-hearted.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    You, according to an ancient song, stitch together the burst                                                                
    hearted and wrap up their deeply carved wounds. The burst                                                                   
    hearted and the wounded are very real and are out there on the                                                              
    streets of our cities, but they are also very real in here in this                                                          
    Chamber.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
    Would you enable us to be deeply honest with ourselves                                                                      
    before you today. A great king in the middle of a scandal of                                                                

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    titanic proportions once said, The sacrifices of God are a                                                                  
    broken spirit; A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will                                                                 
    not despise.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
    And another great king who had gone insane with power and                                                                   
    pride saw his hold on power crumble and lost everything only                                                                
    regaining it when he ultimately looked up from his insanity to                                                              
    you. In his own words saying, At the end of those days I                                                                    
     ...lifted my eyes to heaven, and my reason returned to me,...;                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    Father, enable us to lift up our eyes from our own petty power                                                              
    plays and pride and look to you. In our wounded brokenness                                                                  
    let us first be changed by you and then empowered to effect a                                                               
    change in our districts. I ask this as one of your broken                                                                   
    followers and in the authority of Jesus Christ. Amen.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Knopp.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                      CERTIFICATION OF THE JOURNAL                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the journal for the 100th and 101st legislative days be approved as                                                             
certified by the Chief Clerk.  There being no objection, it was so                                                              
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                     REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 14                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 14                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to assault in the first degree; relating to sex                                                            
    offenses; relating to the definition of 'dangerous instrument'; and                                                         
    providing for an aggravating factor at sentencing for strangulation                                                         
    that results in unconsciousness."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 14(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to assault in the first degree; relating to                                                                
    harassment; relating to sex offenses; relating to the definition of                                                         
    'dangerous instrument'; providing for an aggravating factor at                                                              
    sentencing for strangulation that results in unconsciousness;                                                               
    relating to the duties of the prosecuting attorney; and relating to                                                         
    victim notifications."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wilson and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (11):  Johnston, Carpenter, Tilton, LeBon, Knopp, Merrick,                                                              
Josephson, Sullivan-Leonard, Ortiz, Wilson, Foster                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 14(FIN):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
2.  Zero, Dept. of Law                                                                                                          
3.  Zero, Dept. of Public Safety                                                                                                
7.  Fiscal, Dept. of Corrections                                                                                                
8.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Administration                                                                                      
9.  Indeterminate, Dept. of Administration                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 14 is on today's calendar.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 16                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    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."                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wilson and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (9):  Johnston, Carpenter, Tilton, LeBon, Merrick, Josephson,                                                           
Ortiz, Wilson, Foster                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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1.  Zero, Dept. of Environmental Conservation                                                                                   
3.  Zero, House Finance Committee/Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SSHB 16 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 32                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 32                                                                                                           
    "An Act making certain entities that are exempt from federal                                                                
    taxation under 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3), (4), (6), (12), or (19) (Internal                                                       
    Revenue Code), regional housing authorities, and federally                                                                  
    recognized tribes eligible for a loan from the Alaska energy                                                                
    efficiency revolving loan fund; relating to loans from the Alaska                                                           
    energy efficiency revolving loan fund; and relating to the annual                                                           
      report published by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wilson and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Josephson, Ortiz, Foster                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do not pass (4):  Carpenter, Tilton, LeBon, Knopp                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (4):  Johnston, Merrick, Sullivan-Leonard,                                                                    
Wilson                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Revenue                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 32 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HB 81                                                                                                                         
The Community & Regional Affairs Committee considered:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 81                                                                                                           
    "An Act prohibiting disposable plastic shopping bags; and                                                                   
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                

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and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 81(CRA)                                                                                               
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Hannan and Drummond,                                                                   
Co-chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (3):  Claman, Hannan, Drummond                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
No recommendation (2):  Kreiss-Tomkins, Thompson                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 81(CRA):                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Environmental Conservation                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HB 81 was referred to the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 84                                                                                                                         
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 84                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to the presumption of compensability for a                                                                 
    disability resulting from certain diseases for firefighters,                                                                
    emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and peace officers."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Zulkosky and Spohnholz,                                                                
Co-chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (5):  Claman, Tarr, Drummond, Zulkosky, Spohnholz                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 84 was referred to the Labor & Commerce Committee.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
HB 133                                                                                                                        
The Health & Social Services Committee considered:                                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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    HOUSE BILL NO. 133                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to care of juveniles and to juvenile justice;                                                              
    relating to employment of juvenile probation officers by the                                                                
    Department of Health and Social Services; relating to terms used                                                            
    in juvenile justice; relating to mandatory reporters of child abuse                                                         
    or neglect; relating to sexual assault in the third degree; relating to                                                     
    sexual assault in the fourth degree; repealing a requirement for                                                            
    administrative revocation of a minor's driver's license, permit,                                                            
    privilege to drive, or privilege to obtain a license for consumption                                                        
    or possession of alcohol or drugs; and providing for an effective                                                           
    date."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Zulkosky and Spohnholz,                                                                
Co-chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (4):  Tarr, Drummond, Zulkosky, Spohnholz                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
HB 133 was referred to the Judiciary Committee.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SJR 11                                                                                                                        
The Transportation Committee considered:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 11(TRA)                                                                                  
    Urging the United States to issue a Presidential permit authorizing                                                         
    a railroad crossing of the Alaska-Canada border from state land                                                             
    into Yukon, Canada; and supporting cooperation between the                                                                  
    United States and Canada to establish a public-private partnership                                                          
    for construction of a railroad from Alberta, Canada, to the state                                                           
    that would connect the Alaska Railroad to the North American                                                                
    railroad system.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wool and Stutes, Co-chairs,                                                            
with the following individual recommendations:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Talerico, Story, Rasmussen, Claman, Wool, Stutes                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

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The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Senate Transportation Committee                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSSJR 11(TRA) was referred to the Rules Committee for placement                                                                 
on the calendar.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 29                                                                                                                         
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 29                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Marine                                                               
    Pilots; and providing for an effective date."                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives LeDoux and Wool, Co-                                                                   
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Hannan, Stutes, Talerico, Fields, LeDoux, Wool                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 29 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 36                                                                                                                         
The Labor & Commerce Committee considered:                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 36                                                                                                          
    "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Nursing;                                                             
    and providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives LeDoux and Wool, Co-                                                                   
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Hannan, Stutes, Talerico, Fields, LeDoux, Wool                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                

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1. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
 Development                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 36 was referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SB 61                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 61                                                                                                          
    "An Act relating to claims against protection and indemnity                                                                 
    insurance policies of vessel owners."                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wilson and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (9):  Johnston, Carpenter, Tilton, LeBon, Merrick, Josephson,                                                           
Ortiz, Wilson, Foster                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 61 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 93                                                                                                                         
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 93(HSS)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to a workforce enhancement program for health                                                              
    care professionals employed in the state; and providing for an                                                              
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 93(FIN)                                                                                 
     (same title)                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representatives Wilson and Foster, Co-                                                                 
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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Do pass (10):  Johnston, Carpenter, Tilton, LeBon, Merrick,                                                                     
Josephson, Sullivan-Leonard, Ortiz, Wilson, Foster                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS CSSB 93(FIN):                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3.  Fiscal, Dept. of Health & Social Services                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 93(HSS) was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on                                                               
the calendar.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                      REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HJR 19                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Tribal Affairs considered:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 19                                                                                               
    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.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 19(TRB)                                                                                   
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Zulkosky, Chair, with the                                                               
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Vance, Ortiz, Lincoln, Kopp, Talerico, Zulkosky                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHJR 19(TRB):                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, House Special Committee on Tribal Affairs                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
HJR 19 was referred to the Community & Regional Affairs                                                                         
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 116                                                                                                                        
The House Special Committee on Fisheries considered:                                                                            
                                                                                                                                

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    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 116                                                                                   
    "An Act relating to the renewal or extension of site leases for                                                             
    aquatic farming and aquatic plant and shellfish hatchery                                                                    
    operations."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Stutes, Chair, with the                                                                 
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (7):  Tarr, Vance, Kopp, Edgmon, Neuman, Kreiss-Tomkins,                                                                
Stutes                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Natural Resources                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SSHB 116 was referred to the Resources Committee.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SB 78                                                                                                                         
The House Special Committee on Tribal Affairs considered:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 78                                                                                                          
      "An Act establishing May 31 of each year as Katie John Day."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 78(TRB)                                                                                        
    "An Act establishing May 31 of each year as Katie John Day; and                                                             
    providing for an effective date."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    (technical title change)                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The report was signed by Representative Zulkosky, Chair, with the                                                               
following individual recommendations:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Do pass (6):  Vance, Ortiz, Talerico, Kopp, Lincoln, Zulkosky                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The following fiscal note(s) apply to HCS SB 78(TRB):                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
1.  Zero, Dept. of Administration                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                

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SB 78 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the                                                                  
calendar.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                        INTRODUCTION OF CITATIONS                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The following citations were introduced and referred to the Rules                                                               
Committee for placement on the calendar:                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Christine Pate                                                                                                       
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Ruth Ann Parsons                                                                                                     
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Angelina Fraize                                                                                                      
By Representative Tilton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Richard Neil Crum                                                                                                    
By Representative Tilton                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Kelly Roy                                                                                                            
By Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz; Senator Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Cindy Sandfort Lelake                                                                                                
By Representatives Edgmon, Drummond, Hopkins                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Lee and Lucas Brown                                                                                                  
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - First Korean Congress                                                                                                
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Sitka High School Track and Field Team, 2018 Alaska                                                                  
Division II State Champions                                                                                                     
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - 2019 Farthest North Girl Scout Council, Women of                                                                     
Distinction                                                                                                                     
By Senator Kawasaki; Representatives Hopkins, Thompson                                                                          
                                                                                                                                

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In Memoriam - Charles Neil Natkong, Sr.                                                                                         
By Representatives Kreiss-Tomkins, Ortiz                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - James Gould                                                                                                       
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Seferino "Nino" Villarreal, Jr.                                                                                   
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John Clay Phillips                                                                                                
By Representative Kreiss-Tomkins                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - John "Jack" Renn                                                                                                  
By Representative Revak                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
In Memoriam - Selina James Everson                                                                                              
By Senator Kiehl; Representatives Story, Hannan                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
                   CONSIDERATION OF THE DAILY CALENDAR                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 14                                                                                                                         
The Speaker stated that, without objection, the following would be                                                              
moved to the bottom of the calendar:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 14                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to assault in the first degree; relating to sex                                                            
    offenses; relating to the definition of 'dangerous instrument'; and                                                         
    providing for an aggravating factor at sentencing for strangulation                                                         
    that results in unconsciousness."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                     SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SB 25                                                                                                                         
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    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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with the: Journal Page                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
 FIN RPT 10DP 1NR 691                                                                                                           
 FN2: (CED) 692                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
SB 25 be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading, and placed                                                            
on final passage.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SB 25 will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
                   SECOND READING OF HOUSE RESOLUTIONS                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
HJR 10                                                                                                                        
The following was read the second time:                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10                                                                                               
    Supporting development of the road belt electrical transmission                                                             
    line; and urging members of the Alaska delegation in Congress to                                                            
    pursue the development of this high-voltage electrical line in the                                                          
    interior of the state.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
with the: Journal Page                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
 ENE RPT CS(ENE) 4DP 2NR 321                                                                                                    
 FN1: ZERO(H.ENE) 322                                                                                                           
 RES RPT CS(RES) 7DP 1NR 437                                                                                                    
 FN1: ZERO(H.ENE) 438                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                           
Resolution:                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10(RES)                                                                                   
    (same title)                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                

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Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSHJR 10(RES) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                               
and placed on final passage.  There being no objection, it was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 10(RES) was read the third time.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall CSHJR 10(RES) pass the House?"  The                                                                 
roll was taken with the following result:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CSHJR 10(RES)                                                                                                                   
Third Reading                                                                                                                   
Final Passage                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  37   NAYS:  0   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fields,                                                                    
Foster, Hannan, Hopkins, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp,                                                                   
Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux, Lincoln, Merrick, Neuman,                                                                  
Ortiz, Pruitt, Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Shaw, Spohnholz, Story,                                                              
Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Vance,                                                              
Wilson, Zulkosky                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Jackson, Tarr, Wool                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
And so, CSHJR 10(RES) 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 - Carl Kancir                                                                                                          
By Representatives LeDoux, Spohnholz; Senator Wielechowski                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Dan Collins                                                                                                          
By Representative Revak                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Honoring - Chris Block                                                                                                          
By Representative Revak                                                                                                         

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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                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
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                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
                      SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
HB 14                                                                                                                         
The following, which was moved to the bottom of the calendar                                                                    
(page 722), was read the second time:                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 14                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to assault in the first degree; relating to sex                                                            
    offenses; relating to the definition of 'dangerous instrument'; and                                                         

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    providing for an aggravating factor at sentencing for strangulation                                                         
    that results in unconsciousness."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
with the: Journal Page                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
 STA RPT CS(STA) 7DP 275                                                                                                        
 FN1: ZERO(DHS) 276                                                                                                             
 FN2: ZERO(LAW) 276                                                                                                             
 FN3: ZERO(DPS) 276                                                                                                             
 FN4: INDETERMINATE(ADM) 276                                                                                                    
 FN5: INDETERMINATE(ADM) 276                                                                                                    
 FN6: INDETERMINATE(COR) 276                                                                                                    
 JUD RPT CS(JUD) NT 4DP 2AM 647                                                                                                 
 FN1: ZERO(DHS) 647                                                                                                             
 FN2: ZERO(LAW) 647                                                                                                             
 FN3: ZERO(DPS) 647                                                                                                             
 FN4: INDETERMINATE(ADM) 647                                                                                                    
 FN5: INDETERMINATE(ADM) 647                                                                                                    
 FN7: (COR) 647                                                                                                                 
 FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 11DP 712                                                                                                    
 FN1: ZERO(DHS) 713                                                                                                             
 FN2: ZERO(LAW) 713                                                                                                             
 FN3: ZERO(DPS) 713                                                                                                             
 FN7: (COR) 713                                                                                                                 
 FN8: INDETERMINATE(ADM) 713                                                                                                    
 FN9: INDETERMINATE(ADM) 713                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original                                                           
bill:                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 14(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to assault in the first degree; relating to                                                                
    harassment; relating to sex offenses; relating to the definition of                                                         
    'dangerous instrument'; providing for an aggravating factor at                                                              
    sentencing for strangulation that results in unconsciousness;                                                               
    relating to the duties of the prosecuting attorney; and relating to                                                         
    victim notifications."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
There being no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                    

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Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Eastman:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 1, line 2, following "instrument';" (title amendment):                                                                   
    Insert "relating to sentencing;"                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Page 3, following line 13:                                                                                                      
    Insert a new bill section to read:                                                                                          
"* Sec. 5. AS 12.55.023 is amended by adding a new subsection to                                                              
read:                                                                                                                           
         (c)  If a victim does not give testimony, make an oral                                                                 
    presentation, or submit a written statement at sentencing, the court                                                        
    shall, before accepting a plea agreement and imposing a sentence,                                                           
    question the prosecuting attorney to ensure that reasonable efforts                                                         
    were made to contact the victim."                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Renumber the following bill sections accordingly.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Page 9, line 22:                                                                                                                
    Delete "sec. 5"                                                                                                             
    Insert "sec. 6"                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                   
Amendment No. 1 be adopted.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Claman objected.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 1 be adopted?"  The roll                                                              
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 14(FIN)                                                                                                                    
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 1                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  12   NAYS:  25   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Carpenter, Eastman, Johnson, Neuman, Rauscher, Revak,                                                                    
Shaw, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton, Vance, Wilson                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Fields, Foster, Hannan,                                                                        
Hopkins, Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon,                                                               
LeDoux, Lincoln, Merrick, Ortiz, Pruitt, Rasmussen, Spohnholz,                                                                  
Story, Stutes, Thompson, Tuck, Zulkosky                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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Excused:  Jackson, Tarr, Wool                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 1 was not adopted.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSHB 14(FIN) be considered engrossed, advanced to third reading,                                                                
and placed on final passage.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 14(FIN) will advance to third reading on tomorrow's calendar.                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 20                                                                                                                         
Representative Wilson, Co-chair, moved and asked unanimous                                                                      
consent that Uniform Rule 23 be waived, so the Finance Committee                                                                
may hear the following today:                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 20                                                                                    
    "An Act relating to sexual assault; relating to the definitions of                                                          
    'without consent' and 'consent'; relating to failure to report a                                                            
    violent crime; relating to sexual misconduct under the code of                                                              
    military justice; 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 providing for an effective date."                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                                                           
it was so ordered.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                           SENSE OF THE HOUSE                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
The following Sense of the House was offered by Representative                                                                  
Carpenter:                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
"It is the sense of the House;                                                                                                  
That on April 17, 2019, during Joint Legislative Session confirmation                                                           
proceedings, unsubstantiated accusations made by certain members of                                                             
the House defamed the personal character of several volunteer                                                                   

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nominees on the floor of the House of Representatives. The members’                                                             
actions deprived Alaskans of due process and any opportunity to offer                                                           
a defense of their character and were an abuse of the privilege of                                                              
legislative immunity. Therefore, these members’ actions are hereby                                                              
condemned as having undermined the dignity of the Legislature and                                                               
resulted in a breach of trust with the people of the State of Alaska that                                                       
must be restored."                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Carpenter moved that the Sense of the House be                                                                   
adopted.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker referred the Sense of the House to the Community &                                                                  
Regional Affairs Committee.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Representative Carpenter objected.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The House adjourned.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                           UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HJR 14                                                                                                                        
Representatives Tuck and Vance added as cosponsors to:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    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.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
HJR 18                                                                                                                        
Representatives Knopp and Claman added as cosponsors to:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18                                                                                               
    Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska                                                             
    relating to the Alaska permanent fund and to appropriations from                                                            
    the Alaska permanent fund.                                                                                                  

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HB 10                                                                                                                         
Representative Spohnholz added as a cosponsor to:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 10                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to misconduct involving a controlled substance;                                                            
    providing for substitution of judgment; and relating to                                                                     
    sentencing."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
HB 14                                                                                                                         
Representatives Vance, Stutes, and Josephson added as cosponsors to:                                                            
                                                                                                                                
    CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 14(FIN)                                                                                               
    "An Act relating to assault in the first degree; relating to                                                                
    harassment; relating to sex offenses; relating to the definition of                                                         
    'dangerous instrument'; providing for an aggravating factor at                                                              
    sentencing for strangulation that results in unconsciousness;                                                               
    relating to the duties of the prosecuting attorney; and relating to                                                         
    victim notifications."                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
HB 24                                                                                                                         
Representative LeDoux added as a cosponsor to:                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
    HOUSE BILL NO. 24                                                                                                           
    "An Act relating to instruction in a language other than English;                                                           
    and relating to limited teacher certificates."                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
HB 116                                                                                                                        
Representative Kreiss-Tomkins added as a cosponsor to:                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
    SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 116                                                                                   
    "An Act relating to the renewal or extension of site leases for                                                             
    aquatic farming and aquatic plant and shellfish hatchery                                                                    
    operations."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 78                                                                                                                         
Representatives Lincoln and Vance added as cross sponsors to:                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
    SENATE BILL NO. 78                                                                                                          
      "An Act establishing May 31 of each year as Katie John Day."                                                             
                                                                                                                                
SB 93                                                                                                                         
Representatives Spohnholz and Rauscher added as cross sponsors to:                                                              
                                                                                                                                

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    CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 93(HSS)                                                                                              
    "An Act relating to a workforce enhancement program for health                                                              
    care professionals employed in the state; and providing for an                                                              
    effective date."                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                               ENGROSSMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
HJR 10                                                                                                                        
CSHJR 10(RES) 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.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
                               ADJOURNMENT                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
the House adjourn (page 729) until 10:30 a.m., April 27.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
There was objection.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall the House adjourn?"  The roll was taken                                                             
with the following result:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Adjourn                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  14   EXCUSED:  3   ABSENT:  1                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Hannan, Hopkins,                                                                       
Johnston, Josephson, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeBon, LeDoux,                                                                
Lincoln, Ortiz, Spohnholz, Story, Stutes, Thompson, Tuck, Wilson,                                                               
Zulkosky                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Carpenter, Eastman, Johnson, Merrick, Neuman, Pruitt,                                                                    
Rasmussen, Rauscher, Revak, Shaw, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tilton,                                                           
Vance                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Jackson, Tarr, Wool                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Absent:  Fields                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
And so, the House adjourned at 12:33 p.m.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
                                             Crystaline Jones                                                                   
                                             Chief Clerk